cybersecurity http://www.kplu.org en The cyber threat from China http://www.kplu.org/post/cyber-threat-china <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Are hackers from China stealing U.S. secrets?</span></p><p>China has denied these allegations for years. But a <a href="http://intelreport.mandiant.com/">recent report</a> by cybersecurity firm <a href="http://www.mandiant.com/">Mandiant </a>thoroughly documents the activities of a team in China that has apparently ransacked terabytes of data from U.S. corporations.</p><p>Our technology commentator, <a href="http://stratnews.com/">Strategic News Service</a> publisher Mark Anderson, has been warning us about the growing cyber threat from China.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this month’s edition of The Digital Future, Mark tells </span>KPLU’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Dave Meyer the </span>Mandiant<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> report is truly a “smoking gun".</span></p><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 12:30:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Mark Anderson 8112 at http://www.kplu.org The cyber threat from China UW Tacoma to offer cybersecurity degree http://www.kplu.org/post/uw-tacoma-offer-cybersecurity-degree <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If cyber crime is a growth industry, so is fighting cyber crime.</span></p><p>The University of Washington Tacoma is the latest school to join the ranks of colleges and universities offering degrees in fighting cyber crooks. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 23:35:36 +0000 Paula Wissel 8061 at http://www.kplu.org UW Tacoma to offer cybersecurity degree Ants might become the new model for cybersecurity http://www.kplu.org/post/ants-might-become-new-model-cybersecurity <p>RICHLAND, Wash. &ndash; Ants have an incredible ability to track down food and swarm together against enemies. Now, scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Lab are hoping to use the same model to fight off cyberattacks.</p><p>The new tools are called digital ants.</p><p> Wed, 03 Aug 2011 01:00:00 +0000 Anna King 2240 at http://www.kplu.org Ants might become the new model for cybersecurity