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No TikTok for Military Personnel

Posted on Jan 8, 2020 1:28:24 PM by Marcos Xochihua in network engineering, in Network Security, in technology forensics, in data security, in cyber security, in Data breaches, in data privacy, in Data Science

 

The US Army has now deemed that using the Chinese owned app TikTok, which the US Army was using it to recruit and promote their own branch of service, is a potential security risk that needs to be banned.  

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Fire the Cannons!

Posted on Dec 18, 2019 12:00:00 PM by Marcos Xochihua in Cyber Security, in Internet, in Network Security, in technology forensics, in cyber attack, in cyber threat, in network forensics

 

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What is Red vs. Blue?

Posted on Dec 14, 2019 12:00:00 PM by Marcos Xochihua in student clubs, in student life, in Network Security

Some people think of Red v Blue like the Rooster Teeth series between a group of friends playing Halo. Well, Red vs. Blue at University of Advancing Technology (UAT) is basically a group of friends going against one another but in a virtual machine.

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Disney+ Is Not A Happily Ever After Story

Posted on Dec 3, 2019 1:47:49 PM by Marcos Xochihua in Network Security, in Computer Network Security Degree, in habits, in hacker, in hackers, in cyber monday, in ethical hacking, in cybersecurity degree

With the release of Disney+ with amazing new shows and movies available it's hard to see any negatives. Wrong, just mere hours after the release thousands of accounts have been hacked and hijacked. Many accounts now are being offered on hacking forums from ranges as of free to $11. With the account sharing process, many have used it as a charity for other users on the hacking forums while others sell off the accounts which some even have 3 years of pre-paid subscription.

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Bad Cheap Tech Is Not Good. Protect Yourself And Your Loved Ones.

Posted on Dec 2, 2019 12:41:00 PM by Marcos Xochihua in Network Security Degree, in Network Security, in technology, in technology forensics, in cyber defense, in cyber, in cyber attack, in cyber crimes, in cyber monday, in cyber security, in cyber security curriculum, in cyber security degree, in Cyber Warfare Range, in cybersecurity, in cybersecurity training, in smartwatch

A recent Smartwatch exposes the location of more than 5,000 children and parents. Chinese SMA-Watch-M2 is one of the most vulnerable smartwatches in the market to date. The IoT testing division AV-TEST found enormous amounts of security measures in place to protect the backends of mobile apps. 

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Microsoft to uphold Privacy Law not only in California

Posted on Nov 13, 2019 6:07:00 PM by Marcos Xochihua in Network Security, in data security, in online privacy, in cybersecurity, in data privacy

Microsoft said in a post today that it would apply California's upcoming strict privacy legislation across the US. So Non-Californians get the benefits. The California Consumer Privacy Act or the CCPA is planned to go into effect on January 1, 2020. This law is going to be the most restrictive privacy legislation to date. 

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The Great Wall of Chi- Wait Russia?

Posted on Nov 1, 2019 12:00:00 PM by Marcos Xochihua in advancing technology, in Cyber Security, in Internet, in Network Security, in data privacy, in user privacy

Russia has announced a new sovereignty law that would disconnect Russia’s internet from the global internet. President Putin approved this law back in May with the proposed intentions to use this law in effect if the country is in event of a national emergency or foreign threat.

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My First Semester

Posted on Jul 3, 2019 2:42:00 PM by Marcos Xochihua in Network Security, in semester, in freshman, in UAT Classes, in cool courses

My first semester here was quite an experience. I envisioned an experience completely different than what occurred. I expected it to be a struggle rushing from class to class. Instead, I found myself relaxed. The homework is reasonable, and the due dates are well spread out, giving me more than enough time to get it done. My experience at UAT has been more enjoyable than my high school experience. UAT has its own experience...

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Landing an Internship on an Airplane

Posted on Jun 5, 2018 12:34:53 PM by Jeremy Bunce in Network Security, in internship, in internships, in professional networking, in cyber security, in cyber security internship

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UAT Cyber Warfare Range: A Unique Learning Environment

Posted on May 23, 2018 9:21:00 AM by Jeremy Bunce in Cyber Security, in network engineering, in Network Security, in technology forensics, in Blue Team, in UAT Cyber Warfare Range, in project-based curriculum, in red team, in systems administration

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