Princeton Academy Hosts Cyber Event

Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart was the first school to host the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (OHSP) as they kicked off National Cyber Security Awareness month. On Thursday, October 1, Director for Cybersecurity Dave Weinstein visited with Princeton Academy Middle School students to discuss the growing and evolving cyber landscape, online safety and the responsibility of all digital citizens.

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“Stagefright” Bug Leaves Up to 950 Million Android Devices Vulnerable

In April of 2015, Joshua Drake, a mobile security researcher at Zimperium zLabs, discovered the largest Android vulnerability to date. The flaw, named “Stagefright” after the mobile platform’s media playback engine, critically affects 95% of all Android devices, or about 950 million mobile devices. Any mobile device running Android OS 2.2 or later is vulnerable, to include the following Android OS versions: Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean, KitKat, and Lollipop.

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Preserving the Benefits of NJ's Cyberspace

Last week I had the pleasure of dropping in on the Cranford Police Department Youth Academy to speak with a room full of 9 to 13 year-olds about cybersecurity.  To kick-off the conversation, I posed a simple question to the enthusiastic young “cadets”: "What does cybersecurity mean to you?"  Almost without hesitation, half of the hands in the room went up.  After everyone had weighed-in, I realized that not a single response was the same. 

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The Inaugural Post

A recent survey of cybersecurity professionals reveals that an astounding 43% of them only share cyber threat intelligence internal to their own organization.  In other words, more than half of the data on cyber threats is compartmented not only by industry, but also by institution.

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