By Dartmouth’s Chief Information Security Officer, Steve Nyman
CNN, Fox, the New York Times and other news outlets report major IT security incidents daily: State-run breaches originate in Russia, China, and even North Korea, while criminal gangs and cyber hacktivists scour the Internet at large.
Is the threat as bad as it seems?
The answer, unfortunately, is YES.
In this vulnerable environment, how can you protect your data?
Here’s a brief checklist:
- Make sure your computer is configured with active antivirus software and is...