War is changing, and the U.S. military can now use cyber weapons as digital combat power. Many experts conclude that research, scholarship, and more open discussion need to take place on the topics and concerns involved.
A program expanded by Stanford University IT in May is teaching faculty and staff how to recognize, avoid and report malicious emails, which are considered the greatest threat to our privacy and cybersecurity.
Many devices that are now a part of our daily lives collect information about how we use them. Computer scientists Dan Boneh and Henry Corrigan-Gibbs have created a new method for keeping that collected data private.
During a lecture Tuesday evening, Alex Stamos, a Stanford researcher and a former chief security officer at Facebook, encouraged technology companies, researchers and the government to work together to solve cybersecurity issues.
Our online friends generally reflect our age, race or political views, but some traits, notably gender, have been easier to hide online – until Stanford researchers realized that our friends’ friends give our gender secrets away.