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Cyber Criminals: Cyber-Crime and Cyberstalking - People want to feel safe. If someone owns a precious object it is stored in a safe hidden in their house. To further protect a house the front doors have handle locks and dead-bolts. To keep personal items safe items like wallet chains are used to stop criminals in their tracks. In the case of cars where they cannot always be watched, car alarms were made to protect from thieves. All of these systems are in place to keep people and their possessions safe. There is an area in people’s lives that is not heavily inspected for weaknesses, however....   [tags: Cyber-Crime Essays]
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Cyber Socializing Has Effects - Many of us know about cyber socializing, and have used some form of it. Whether it’s texting on a cell phone, chatting on Facebook, or sending e-mails, it’s become a part of everyday life. All of these types of modern technology not only make things easier to contact people, but it can go deeper than that and help you stay in touch with maybe a close relative who lives far away, or a friend who just moved away from home. But at the same time, all of these things need to be used carefully because these internet and mobile sources can lead to a harsh reality for people....   [tags: Cyber World]
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The Impacts of Cyber Warfare - ... Security measures originate from both technical and non-technical measures. These security measures aimed at protecting an infrastructure exist such as firewalls, monitoring, and threat detection systems (Burton, 2013). Security measures will be useless without adequate training of personnel to operate and administer. The first and possible the most reliable security measure against cyber warfare is the implementation of a firewall. Although a firewall is effective in prohibiting network traffic, firewalls are not full proof in denying all malicious act through cyber warfare....   [tags: Cyber, warfare, E-commerce]
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How to End Cyber Bullying - ... Questions If you were her parent, what would you do to help her. If you were a school administrator, what you do to help. If you were her best friend, what might you say or do to help her. (Hinduja, 2009). Scenario #2 Two females are exchanging malicious text messages back and forth, because of a misunderstanding involving a boy. The statements escalate in viciousness from name-calling to very vicious and inflammatory statements, including death threats. Questions Should the police be contacted....   [tags: teens, cyber burn books, internet]
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Cyber Security Controls as a Public Good - Society today is plagued with crime that is difficult to combat, constantly changing, and has no borders; this type of crime is called cybercrime. The United States of America is attacked on a daily basis by cyber criminals both foreign and domestic. The crimes committed involve fraud, identity theft, theft of proprietary trade secrets, and even theft of national secrets. The 2009 Internet Crime Report indicates there were 336,655 received cybercrime complaints in 2009 and a total monetary loss of $559.7 million (“2009 Internet Crime Report,” 2009)....   [tags: Technology, Cyber Crime] 2164 words
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Impact of Cyber Security Vulnerability on Organizations - ... Like, if an industry has a huge occurrence in operationalbusiness, it would have more weaknesses due to internet-based assailants than an industry that doesnot take thenetwork connection for business. An industry that is consisted of exclusive hard-ware, for example an electronichelpfulness or a health-care, has weaknesses that greatly industries donot encounter. Regardless of the work type, an industry involves in the associated weaknesses that are new to that type of work, a new industry’s dailytasks are achieved on the computers....   [tags: hackers, cyber security, softwares]
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Catastrophic Telecommunications Cyber Attacks Are Impossible - At this juncture, it may be somewhat difficult to accept the proposition that a threat to the telecommunications grid, both wired and wireless, in the United States could potentially be subject to a catastrophic cyber attack. After careful research on the subject, it appears the potentiality of an event of such magnitude, which either disrupts one or the other grids for a long period or destroys either, is both theoretically and realistically impossible. It may be that proponents—those who advance such theories—equate such “doomsday” scenarios as if a cyber attack would or could be of the same magnitude as a conventional or nuclear military strike....   [tags: Telecommunications Cyber Attacks]
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Cyber Attacks - On April 27, 2007 cyber-attacks began crippling key infrastructures of banks, ministries, and newspapers. These attacks took place, in part, because of a statue. This statue is not just a two-meter tall man holding a helmet; this individual represents and symbolizes the lives lost in the Second World War. The statue has been under a lot of speculation and has torn the population of the country in half. Some believe the status is a symbol of Soviet, formerly Nazi, while some see this statue as symbol of Soviet victory over the Nazis and Russian claims Estonia....   [tags: Cyber Crime]
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Advanced Research Cyber Security - ... (Kirsch, 2013) • Increased brute force features – includes tools for over a dozen network services, internal database tracking of results, preloaded but expandable wordlist, and “pass-the-hash attacks”. (Kirsch, 2013) • Post-Exploits and Persistent Sessions – post-exploitation macros can be implemented to launch attacks once a host has been compromised. Persistent sessions can be utilized to connect back to a system if the connection is lost, even if the target has been rebooted. • Easy reporting – allows for automated report completion meeting requirements of PCI DSS and FISMA ....   [tags: metasploit pro, IT, hacking, cyber attacks]
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Cyber Bullying and Internalizing Difficulties - ... Verbal bullying on the other hand includes verbal insults and harassment such as taunting, teasing, and name –calling (Olweus, 2001; O’Moore & Kirkham, 2001). Traditional bullying, both physical and verbal, can be direct or indirect. For example, indirect verbal bullying, also called relational aggression, takes form in things such as humiliation and manipulation through threats (Espelage & Swearer, 2003). There are also several ways in which cyber bullying can manifest. Most cyber bullying incidents stem from interactions that take place in school (Cassidy et al., 2012)....   [tags: cyber bullying, physical bullying, social media]
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Cyber Bullying - Cyber bullying is a wide spread health issue. It is the act of sending cruel, insulting or embarrassing material to others using technology. Cyber bullying occurs usually off school property unlike normal bullying. Cyber bullying typically starts at the ages of 9 though to approximately 14, after 14 years of age it develops into harassment, or is considered as sexual harassment due to the age of the actors (Aftab PowerPoint communications,2006).Cyber bullying affects different aspects of one’s health; mentally, emotionally and physically....   [tags: Cyber Bullying Essay] 1336 words
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Cyber Bullying - Cyber bullying is the bullying or harassing of a person or group of people using some form of technology. Louise Cobb (2010) suggests that; Cyber bullying can lead to serious emotional consequences, including depression, low self-esteem, anxiety disorders and suicide. From this information, the Year 11 Health Education students decided to implement an action plan to minimise the prevalence of Cyber bullying and increase awareness among the Year 9 students at Meridan. The action plan allowed the Health Education students to develop three main hypotheses as to why Year 9 Meridan students’ cyber bully....   [tags: Cyber Bullying Essay]
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Senate Bill 74 Will Stop Cyber-Bullying - Schools have been around for centuries. But does society truly know the darkness inside of schools. Do people really comprehend that there is a monster that lurks in the halls of past, present and future schools. The monster that lurks in the halls goes only by one name: bullying. Bullying throughout the years has become a virus; it has evolved to the point of where we can only prevent half of it from continuing. This bullying virus has taken on a new form called cyber bullying. Cyber bullying does not only occur inside of classrooms, but it also occurs outside of schools due to social media that is being presented to young students by society....   [tags: Cyber-Bullying Essays]
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Cyber-bullying Through Anonymous Social Media - ... The psychological damage stems from this concept, especially in younger victims, because they are unable to recognize the insecurities of the aggressor and therefore, cannot move on mentally after the cyber-bullying occurred. THE BLAME AND THE ACCOUNTABILITY Mark Terebin, founder of Ask.fm, described the problem facing adolescents around the world in a statement from his personal profile on Ask.fm. When asked about the recent suicides that began from cyber-bullying from his website he stated, Mass media is knocking on the wrong door....   [tags: Cyber-bullying Essays]
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Cyber Bullying: Sending Bullets Behind a Screen - ... That is, without limitations on what is appropriate for the public world to see. Secrets are spilled all over the internet for the public’s eyes only. People have reduced their feelings of responsibility and accountability for the things they post online, letting the first response to pop into their head be typed into their next Facebook post (Gallagher, 2013, para. 4). They feel that when they post things online they won’t be accountable for the things linked to their name. What these people forget is the lack of propriety shown online shapes the characters they are online and off....   [tags: social media, cyber victim, facebook]
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The Effects of Cyber Bullying on the Mental Health of Middle School-aged Youth - Bullying has been an childhood problem for many and has been recognized as a serious issue. Campbell (2005) quotes Peterson (2001) stating that bullying is “the abusive treatment of a person by means of force or coercion” (qtd. in Campbell, 2005). Bullying is hurtful and can happen for no reason. It is a quick fix to make the bully feel satisfied and assert power (Campbell 2005). Cyber bullying is just one form of bullying and involves many different methods of harassing an individual. Use of the Internet via websites such as Facebook and Twitter along with both instant messaging on computers and text messaging on cell phones, allows a bully to target a victim with the use of anonymity....   [tags: Cyber Bullying Essays]
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Cyber Attacks on the Government’s Transportation Grid - Breaches and Security Implications by Penetration of the Western Interconnection’s Traffic Control System and its Effects on Modern Day Life Year after year, a number of films are released involving computer hacking of some sort along with cyber-villainy. As entertaining as they are, the validity of these possibilities is not explored. Many of these films center revolve around a chaotic vehicle-related scene where a form of the government’s transportation grid is compromised. The breach typically involves traffic control....   [tags: Cyber Terrorism, Cyber Terrorists]
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Cyber Criminology: Exploring Internet Crimes and Criminal Behavior by K. Jaishankar - Almost everyone everywhere in the world has either used or owned a computer. If there was an Internet connection, then they have all been connected together across that medium. But when you are just browsing the Internet or looking at your choice of social media site, did you know that you are getting attacked by some sort of malware or could be verbally assaulted by an individual. In Cyber Criminology: Exploring Internet Crimes and Criminal Behavior by K. Jaishankar, he describes all the ways people across the world are attacked everyday by some sort of malware or by an individual, such as a pedophile....   [tags: cyber crime, malware, identity theft]
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Cyber Crime and Cyber Law - Introduction Recently, the Internet has become the most significant technology in all over the world, which is not only used by the people to contact with each other but also utilized by the business organizations to become global (Taylor, Caeti, Loper, Fritsch & Liederbach, 2006). Computer and internet enable the business organizations to execute the Electronic commerce business model, which has become very popular. Computers and Internet are a powerful source in the success of globalization and international business....   [tags: Internet Security, Cybercrime, Online crime]
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Cyber Criminology: The Prevalence of Cyberstalking, Online Harrassment and Bullying - The internet has put the world literally at anyone’s fingertips with a vast quantity of information is a mouse-click away. Information that was once only available in obscure reference libraries or card catalogs can be accessed by everyone. Unfortunately the internet is an equal opportunity tool, and those with virtuous as well as nefarious intentions can use this open resource to further their efforts to levels heretofore unheard of. The internet is also soapbox for free speech that epitomizes the intentions of the founding fathers to allow everyone the same opportunity to have their opinions aired....   [tags: internet, cyber bullying, cyberbullying]
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Cyber-terrorism - "It is now clear that cyber threat is one of the most serious economic and national security challenges we face as a nation," President Obama has said in one of his addresses to the nation. He would go on the say that "We know that cyber intruders have probed our electrical grid, and that in other countries cyber attacks have plunged entire cities into darkness." (Net Security.org, 2009) When the president of the United States puts this much emphasis into a subject it shows how important it is and how big of an impact it could have on the nation....   [tags: cyber attacks, 2015]
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The Problem of Cyber Bullying - In the past few years, there has been a tremendous amount of improvements of technology use in teenagers causing a new problem to arise. “Half of students admit to being bullied online, while an estimated seventy-nine percent of teenagers say it’s a problem,” (“An Old Problem with a New Face”). Since the rapid growth of technology, cyber bullying has become life-threatening for too many teenagers. Now that teenagers have phones and technology almost twenty-four hours a day, they are putting themselves at a greater risk of being cyber bullied....   [tags: Peer Pressure, Social Media]
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Cyber bullying Should be Criminal - “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Those words have resounded through the years. According to Kohl-Welles “those words were never true when baby boomers uttered them decades ago on playgrounds across America, and they are no more true now” (as cited in Friedman, 2011, p. 77). This chant was used in response to schoolyard bullies, to let the bullies know that their cruel and mean words cannot hurt. Now bullying has moved from the schoolyard to cyber space. Ever since the introduction of technology in society, such as the Internet, cell phones and with the social media websites on the rise, it has become apparent that the Internet can be a source for good, bu...   [tags: bullying, crime, Internet, harassment]
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Cyber Bullying is a Crime - Most of us have heard the saying “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. With today’s technology, that saying may no longer hold true. Studies show that in the past five years, online bullying has quadrupled (M. Ross, 3). The technology has given bullies a whole another proposal for their actions; virtual name-calling can have harsh effects on the security of kids and teens in today’s society. An online bully is someone who sends messages via technology, hides behind that keyboard and uses words or pictures to embarrass and bully their target....   [tags: Internet, Cyberbullying]
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Exploring the Issue of Cyber Bullying - Cyber bullying has been a topic for scholarly inquiry, political debate, and policy reform since the commercialization of the Internet. Pre-internet bullying involved socially marginalized children and teenagers picking on their friends and other marginalized children in the school yard. Traditional discipline included detentions, phone calls to their parents, and some sort of reconciliation between the children involved. Today however, the climate for bullies has dramatically changed and the risk-reward balance has been significantly tilted in favour of the bullies....   [tags: Cyberbullying, internet] 1224 words
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The Eternal Effects of Cyber Bullying - Once upon a time the age of innocence in the adolescent years was filled with long walks by the pond, playing stickball, dress up, tea parties, rough housing with friends and the love of a favorite doll. Those days are true still today yet in most every ones childhood memory they have been subjected or their friends were at the mercy of the schoolyard bully. The aggressive kid that was determined to make at least one other schoolmates life miserable whether it was muscle over might or sheer hostility and teasing the meek in spirit or stature....   [tags: facebook, twitter, crime]
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Cyber-Bullying and Teen Suicide - Since Teen Suicide is the second leading cause of teenage death in the United States, there is a need for legislation that promotes awareness and education about Cyber-Bullying. by R. Hassan February 8, 2011 Fourth Period Mr. Cicala Robinson Secondary School Since Teen suicide is the second leading cause of teenage death in the United States, there is a need for legislation that promotes awareness and education about Cyber-Bullying. Due to the growth of technology in the American society, the younger generations of adolescents are adapting to the excessive use of computers, cell phones, and social-networking sites....   [tags: bullying, teen suicide, technology, teenagers]
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Put An End to Cyber-Bullying - “Did you know, Bullying victims are 2 to 9 times more likely to consider committing suicide?” (DoSomething.org). Many children and teenagers in today’s society are not only faced with being bullied at school, but they deal with it online at home as well. Social media sites, where children are supposed to be able to express themselves and not be victimized, are a growing statistic of where bullying is taking place (Foxman, Abraham, and Silverman). With more and more children each and every day gaining access to the internet; from blogs to Facebook even Email; these sources are making it easier for bullies to harass their victims....   [tags: Social Medias, Teenagers, Bullying]
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The Dangers of Cyber-Terrorism - In the future, cyber crime will become the leading threat to the safety and security of the American people. Experts on cyber crime agree that cyber crime is an issue that needs to be focused on more in-depth because the wide-spread use of computers by the global economy has made the use of computers and internet vital to everyday life (Siegel, 2009; FBI, 2011). There are 3 major types of cyber crime which includes: cyber fraud, cyber vandalism, and cyber terrorism (Seigel, 2009; Thio, 2010). Cyber terrorism, the more dangerous of the 3, is defined as the use of digital equipment to bring down a country by tapping into its computer based programs and dismantling its infrastructure which incl...   [tags: Terrorism Without Borders]
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Cyber bullying in Colleges - ... Clementi was just one of the growing number of teenagers who choose suicide over the humiliation that comes with cyber bullying. The cases of suicide have mostly been witnessed in middle and high schools, but Clementi’s case highlighted the increasing frequency of cyber bullying in colleges, and its negative impacts (Valentino-Devries.). Statistics from the Megan Meier Foundation indicate that 38% of all cyber bullied victims think about or attempt suicide. The foundation is named after Megan Taylor Meier who committed suicide after falling victim to cyber bullying (“Bullying, Cyberbullying & Suicide Statistics”)....   [tags: deterrence mechanism, social networking sites]
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Cyber-Crime is a Serious Problem - Millions of people around the world use computers and the internet every day. We all use it in school, work even at home, computers have made us life easier, it has brought so many benefits to the society but it has also brought some problems and cybercrimes is one of them. “The times have really changed,” said Greg Garcia, the department’s assistant secretary for cyber security and communications. “We’re seeing now phishing, farming, botnets … war dialing and domain server spoofing. And we’re seeing coordinated cyber-attacks against nation states.” (Fowler 5) Cybercrime is one of the most prevalent and most popular rising crimes being committed today....   [tags: Crime Essays]
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It's War in the Cyber-World - The new internet legislation acts, SOPA and PIPA, are creating serious disputes between internet corporations and national authorities. Those acts seem to be hindering global freedom of expression, which goes against the bases of the concept of the cyber-world. The internet has proved to be one of the most revolutionary concept and tool of the century taking communication and sharing of information to a whole new level. From education to arts and politics, people have access to knowledge with little or no limits....   [tags: U.S. Law ]
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Issues in the Cyber Generartion - The term technology is strong as it sounds. When we break it down technology means the study of systematic treatment. Many of modern teenagers think that technology is having a smartphone to text someone and surf the net. If only teenagers realize the power of technology, and just how it will affect their education. This would make a different world. Let’s talk about the next generation, which again are the teenagers. Technology affects them in both habits, good and bad, but they only see the positive side of it....   [tags: Technology, Teenagers, Texting, Smart Phones]
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Importance of Cyber Security - The nation has become dependent on technology, furthermore, cyberspace. It’s encompassed in everything we deliver in our daily lives, our phones, internet, communication, purchases, entertainment, flying airplane, launching missiles, operating nuclear plants, and implicitly, our protection. The more ever-growing technology empower Americans, the more they become prey to cyber threats. The United States Executive Office of the President stated, “The President identified cybersecurity as one of the top priorities of his administration in doing so, directed a 60-day review to assess polices.” (United States Executive Office of the President, 2009, p.2)....   [tags: technology, phones, internet]
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E-Commerce and Cyber Attacks - E-commerce security threats and technology solution dimensions consist of integrity, authenticity, confidentiality, privacy, availability, etc. (Laudon & Traver, 2012, p.268). The internet can serve as a very useful tool or it can be a tool manipulated to perform unethical actions. Its function as tool all depends on what the user and what they intend to do with the information they download, view or share. Many analysts trace the increase in the number of issues faced by consumers today to the internet....   [tags: Security ]
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Cyber Age of Education - When I am asked to look back at my education, I come to realize that my generation is participating in a changing segment in the history of education. Starting school from pen and paper, my generation has gone through the period when education was about static textbooks and handwritten papers but we are now in the movement toward a new cyber age. We have come from a history where religious and ethnic culture played a major influence in education but now our advancing technologies shift the major contributors to computers and electronic media....   [tags: Technology] 1911 words
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Gen Y, Cyber Society - As a teenager I loved to read: newspapers, magazines, books and plays- I devoured it all. When the internet boomed, social networking sites were developed and interactive mobile phones emerged it was this whole new world, it was much more ‘fun’ to create an online version of myself, browse the web for hours and to text my friends trivial thoughts til all hours of the night rather than read. Caution was roused in parents who were wary of this new technology age, an old school mentality within knew it was better for kids to run outside, read a book- expand their minds....   [tags: Medium, Functions, Overview] 903 words
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Preventing Cyber-Bullying And Trolling - "Jumping off GW bridge sorry." That was the last status update Tyler Clementi ever posted to his Facebook page before leaping to his death off the George Washington Bridge in New York City. A month before his suicide, Tyler, who was gay, started his freshman year at Rutgers University and was housed with a roommate who did not approve of homosexuals. Unbeknownst to Tyler, his roommate began to electronically spy on him and eventually recorded him kissing a man. The roommate then posted the video to YouTube and soon Tyler’s fateful and heartbreaking Facebook status would follow (Cloud)....   [tags: social media, bullying, anonimity]
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The Social Cyber Chase - ... Deprived of face to face relations, people deem their life to be incomplete. This results in despondency, monotony, and other emotions indicating depression, as shown through a study conducted by University of Michigan. The leader of the study, Kross collected data stating “the more people used Facebook in the time between the two texts, the less happy they felt—and the more their overall satisfaction declined from the beginning of the study until its end.” Seventy five other studies similar to the one conducted- tested people by recording how they felt after using Facebook- showed similar results, obviously indicating a mental issue presented from online interaction....   [tags: intelligence, internet, social network]
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Cyber Bullying - Youth correlates with many subcultures that they often show in the way they dress, their attitude, and even to music. The youth cultures today are extremely exposed to the cyber world, such as using the Internet. The Internet is one of the ways that prove the evolution of technology. Many people would agree that using the Internet makes life easier than before, especially to the youth. The advantages that the Internet provides to the users, whether for school, work and even to leisure times, prove the growth of technology....   [tags: youth, Internet, technology, social networks]
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Cyber Warfare - Cyber Warfare Introduction Many nations in the world - the United States, China, Russia, Iran, Germany, and more- use cyber warfare as a method of conducting sabotage and espionage. Nations, such as China and Russia, use espionage in order to prevent their economy and their military technology from falling behind by stealing advanced nations’ technology. Other nations, including Israel and Iran, focus on sabotaging other nations to cripple them, by sending malwares that destroy important data on the system, from advancing their technology and costing them a decent amount of money due to repairs....   [tags: Sabotage, Espionage, Technology]
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Cyber Bullying - We’ve all heard the saying “stick and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” Sure words don’t hurt physically, but to those who have been or are currently victims of cyber bullying words can be the difference between life and death. “Words hurt, and they hurt much more when repeated in the echo chamber of the Internet.” (Rep. Linda Sanchez via FoxNews.com) There are at least 4 examples in the United States where cyber-bullying has been linked to the suicide of a teenager [1]. What is Cyber Bullying....   [tags: Social Issues, Cyberbullying, internet]
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Cyber Bullying - Cyber Bullying is the harassment carried out by a individual or group by electronic means such as phones, laptops and Ipods. Cyber Bullying effects not only the metal state of the victim but the flow on effects such as harassment defamation and threats and can carry on to being physical. These can include depression, eating disorders and self harm. The hypothesis that was made by the year 11 health class is that by raising awareness of cyber Bullying, the prevalence of this issue and related behavior will decrease....   [tags: Mental Health, Harassment, Internet]
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Cyber Bullying - Social Networking has taken bullying to the extreme. Before advanced technology, children and teenagers were troubled by school bullies. Today, they are targeted by bullies via internet. Most people undergo some form of bullying in life. Growing up, I experienced the typical name calling and spiteful comments. I also dealt with minor cases of virtual bullies. These bullies are known as cyber bullies. I find this topic compelling because it’s a matter that has spiraled out of control. “Cyber bullying is defined as using the computer or other electronic devices to intimidate, threaten or humiliate another individual,” Admin October 13th, 2008....   [tags: Internet Crime, Cyberbullying ]
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Cyber-Learning To Make Cyber-Teachers - Cyber-Learning To Make Cyber-Teachers Cyber-culture is a large group of people the majority of which are young. This is because the internet's prominence is new. Fifteen years ago very few people were on-line at home. Children who have grown up with the Internet are more likely to use it as a tool for learning and communicating; they had the choice of not writing by hand, of always emailing instead of phoning. People who grew up without the Internet did not have that choice; there was a time when they had to write by hand, when they had to use the phone....   [tags: Internet Education Learning Essays]
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Cyber Bullying - In the world today, most people are interacting with other people on some form of social networking site. In many cases, people who have nothing else better to do with their lives will try to bully certain people. The people that the bullies have aimed for have one of two options. The first option is to delete the person or just do not message them back. The second option is to give in and let the bully start bullying you. The people who gets bullied are always weak in some way whether it is the fact that they have low self-esteem or they just cannot stand up for themselves....   [tags: social networking, self-steem, internet]
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Cyber Bullying - Stutzky suggests that cyber bullying is the use of modern communication technologies to embarrass, humiliate, threaten, or intimidate an individual in the attempt to gain power and control over them. Bullying has been around since the beginning of time. These days however, bullying isn’t just happening on the playground, it’s happening on the internet and mobile phones, making it possible to bully a child 24 hours a day. Cyber bullying follows children around the clock and into the safety of their own bedrooms....   [tags: informative essay]
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Cyber Bullying - Cyber bullying is defined as being cruel, threatening or mean to someone through forms of technology, including computers through the internet or via cell phone. Cyber bullying causes its’ victims to suffer shame, embarrassment, anger, depression and withdrawal, and even in extreme situations it can lead to teenage suicide, as quoted on www.cyberbullying.info. Through the use of action plans, the Year Eleven Health Education class aimed to decrease prevalence and increase awareness of cyber bullying, among the Year 9 student cohort at Meridan State College....   [tags: Internet, Harrassment, Health Education]
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Cyber Bullying - The rise in technology has influenced our lives with the use of social networking sites and electronic devices predominant with today’s youth. What many adults are unaware of is bullying exists in many forms and is more common in the cyber world. In 2012, CBC news reporter Joan Leishman , aired “Cyber-bullying,” she describes a story about a student named David Knight’s unbearable life entering the Internet. Later in 2014, Rachel Simmons, a former Rhodes Scholar and the founding director of the Girls Leadership Institute, wrote an article titled “Cyberbullying Is a Growing Problem.” Simmons article addressed the impact of cyber bullying in the 21st century and actions school offici...   [tags: Why we must stop cyberbullying]
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Cyber Security - In Greek mythology, the Theogony recalls the lineage of Greek deities. Part of the story contains information about a monster named Orthrus. The beast is a two headed dog that was responsible for guarding the island. However, Orthrus was eventually slaughtered by the epic hero, Heracles. Obviously, a two headed, monster dog has potential to bring about catastrophe. But trained in the correct way, Orthrus could have been a valiant watchdog and become an honorable hero in Greek legend. Technology in the present is very much like Orthrus in that progress and advances can lead to a positive or negative impact on the world....   [tags: Internet, technology, cyberspace, abuse, Orthus]
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Cyber Bullying - Sending a text through a mobile phone or sending an email through the internet used to be a harmless way to communicate with friends and family when weekends became clogged with assignments and work. As technology advanced so did bullying. Bullies began to send threatening text messages, send harassing emails, and use the likes of social networking sites to torment, humiliate, embarrass or target other students. Cyber bullying uses e-technology as a means of victimising others by e-mail, chat room discussion groups, instant messaging, webpages or SMS (text messaging) ,with the intention of harming another person (Cyber Safety Glossary ,16 Jun, 2010)....   [tags: informative essay]
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Cyber Bullying - Going to a new school in Massachusetts, all the way from Ireland, Phoebe Prince is ready to start a new life and make new friends. Not everything always workes out in her favor, though. As soon as Prince starts dating the star football player, the threats start flowing in. The constant torments at school leave her lonely and depressed, and when she got home, it never stopped. She was getting never ending text messages and the torments didn’t stop there. Phoebe was constantly getting harassed through social networking sites, such as Facebook....   [tags: Technology, Real Perpetrators, Cyberbullying] 1921 words
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Cyber Terrorism: A Threat to the United States - Scope This original product provides perspective and understanding of the nature and capacity of an emerging threat against the United States. This assists federal, state, local and tribal government agencies and authorities, and other entities develop priorities for protective measures and understanding relating to an existing or emerging threat to the national security of the United States. Key Terms: - Cyber Terrorism: “Any premeditated, politically motivated attack against information, computer systems, computer programs, and data which results in the violence against non-combatant targets by sub-national groups or clandestine groups.” A cyber terrorism attack is designed to inflic...   [tags: Terrorism, hackers, national security]
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Cyber Bullying - In 2003, a fifteen years old, dropped out of school after a few of his classmates found a video of him and posted it on the internet (Harmon, 2003). Three years earlier, a fourteen year old girl hung herself after receiving threatening phone calls from classmates (CBC News Online, 2005). In the school year 2005-2007, some of eight million students said they were bullied at school, and about nine thousand or so said they were cyber-bullied. According to Dr. Shaheen Sharif of McGill University says “cyber bullying consist of being bullied through camera phones, text messages, web sites and online chat rooms”(Sharif & Gouin,2005 3)....   [tags: Violence, Cyberbullying, internet]
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Cyber Bullying - Sarah is an average teenage girl. She gets decent grades, likes to hang out with friends and is on the track team. One day when Sarah arrives at school she notices other kids staring at her and whispering, but she doesn’t think too much of it. Later in the day at lunch a few kids mutter nasty words at her as they pass by, kids she doesn’t even know. After school she turns on her cell phone and see 15 text messages from numbers she doesn’t know, all of them calling her horrible names like “skank” and “bitch.” Once she is home Sarah checks her e-mail to find messages like the ones on her phone, but one of them has a link....   [tags: Bullying ]
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Cyber Bullying - Do you know what it is like to be called names, tortured about your interests, your hobbies, your preferences, or even your lifestyle. Have you ever experienced this kind of torment through social media, email, or even texting. It is called cyber bullying; “When someone repeatedly makes fun of another person online or repeatedly picks on another person through email, text messaging or when someone posts something online about another person that they don’t like” (Patchin). There are several different motives why someone may cyber bully....   [tags: cyberbullying, social networks, teenagers]
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Cyber Security Controls As a Public Good - Overview Society today is plagued with crime that is difficult to combat, constantly changing, and has no borders; this type of crime is called cyber-crime. The United States of America is attacked on a daily basis by cyber criminals both foreign and domestic. The crimes committed involve fraud, identity theft, theft of proprietary trade secrets, and even theft of national secrets. The 2009 Internet Crime Report indicates there were 336,655 received cyber-crime complaints in 2009 and a total monetary loss of $559.7 million (“2009 Internet Crime Report,” 2009)....   [tags: Technology]
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Cyber Vulnerabilities - INTRODUCTION With cyber-attacks on the continuous rise, organizations public and private must address computer security vulnerabilities. SANS Institute has revealed “unpatched client-side software applications” as the top priority vulnerability for organizations globally. In conjunction with unpatched client software, vulnerable “Internet-facing web sites” can result in an organizations infrastructure to be compromised. In this study I will address the issue of unpatched client software, the impact to an organizations infrastructure, and patch management as a vital mitigation solution....   [tags: Technology]
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An Analysis of Cyber-Bullying in a Multiethnic Sample - The advancements in modern technology poses a new challenge in today’s youth, affecting not just students but adults and teachers alike in combating what is popularly known as cyber-bullying. Cyber-bullying emerged from the anonymity technology provides bullies, the victims’ would receive repeated taunts, flames, in the form of emails, text messages, messages lefts on the victims’ social networking sites up to exclusion from those media sites. Goebert, D., Else, I., Matsu, C., Chung-Do, J., and Chang, J.Y., (2011) looked into the effects of cyber bullying on the mental health of ethnic high school students....   [tags: Technology ]
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Cyber Bullying: A Study of Long Term Effects on Adolescent Cyber Bullying - Introduction: Cyber bullying is a topic that has been researched many times. As technology changes, it is important that research is kept up to date on how victimization can affect present and future psychosocial adjustment issues. Cyber bullying is defined as victimization that intends to harm another through electronic means, where individuals can harm without physical interaction. (Tokunaga, 2010). Cyber bullying requires little planning and there is little chance of being caught. It is important to realize that as adolescents are becoming more in tune with technology, they are engaged in many more activities that are online based, therefore spending more time online....   [tags: Internet, Cyberbullying]
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Cyber Security Policies and Defense Contractors - Abstract Cyber security policies in the private sector have been a challenging issue for major defense contractors, especially after recent attacks. As a result, the U.S. increased its strict enforcement against these companies by justifying its intervention to improve cyber security. The government would like to impose standards for companies who lack the proper protocol. Due to the revised and new procedures, corporations are responding by rejecting any congressional intervention. This has caused major friction in the relationship between the government and industry....   [tags: Cyberspace Policy Review] 1090 words
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Cyber Security Departments - As the use of technology has increased drastically over the last two decades, so has our need for technology. Technology has become a part about our everyday life and we can find technology being used nearly everywhere. Most systems in today’s countries and societies rely on technological infrastructure; these systems include transport systems, factory systems, power plant systems and water sanitation systems. This brings on the question of to what extent have governments developed their cyber security departments, what evidence is there of governmental involvement in malware attacks and why should governments be concerned about cyber security....   [tags: Threats, Government, Technology]
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Cyber Bullies Beware - Over 200 years ago, our founding fathers adopted the Bill of Rights as part of our Constitution. The First Amendment is arguably the most well known liberty we have in this country as it guarantees “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances." As we fast forward 220 years, freedom of speech is still a hot button issue that is consistently protected as one of our fundamental rights....   [tags: Law]
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Cyber-Bullying: A Brief Research Proposal - Introduction Internet usage in children and adolescents has been increasing in a steadily fashion in the past number of years and with the increase in internet usage, a new form of bullying has developed – Cyber bullying. Cyber bullying can be defined as “the electronic posting of mean-spirited messages about a person,” (Merriam-Webster, 2012). This form of bullying can come through various mediums including but not limited to text messages, emails, videos, and social networking sites. There is an overwhelming amount of information that defines cyber bullying, identifies the demographics of bullies and victims of cyber bullying, and identifies the outcomes of cyber bullying on victims....   [tags: Social Issues]
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Stop Cyber Warfare Before It Happens - Shortly after the horrendous violations of human rights by the Nazi’s, in 1949 the Geneva Convention was created. This fourth treaty was established to create the rules and regulations of what is expectable in times of warfare. It gives protection to civilians in times when war tares families and countries apart. President Obama speaking on the importance of the fourth Geneva Convention stated, “We lose ourselves when we compromise the very ideals that we fight to defend…And we honor those ideals by upholding them not when it's easy, but when it is hard” (“President”)....   [tags: International Conflict ]
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Bullying Evolution: Cyber-bullying - At some point during your childhood, you may have encountered that troubled individual, typically known as the “bully” that drove fear in the hearts of the weakest link by humiliating them, taking what is rightfully theirs, constantly picking on them and sometimes even inflicting physical abuse. Well I hate to break it to you but this individual is back and is more equipped than before, preying on the weak and vulnerable in the cyber world (internet). Most recently, it took a crime wave of “cyber bullying” before our media and leaders in the Untied States gave it attention; now that the American people realize that the “classroom bully” has evolved into a more dangerously clever and sinister...   [tags: Bullying]
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Cyber warfare: The past present and future - The branches of the military, for a couple generations, have always been the Army, Navy, Air force, Marine Corps, and the Coast Guard; however, in an ever evolving digital world, the notion that outer space would be the next military front is being rapidly replaced by the idea that cyber space will be the next arms race. The United States has been defending attacks on their infrastructure day after day, night after night, when one hacker on one side of the world sleeps, another takes their place to attempt to compromise the US government....   [tags: War, Internet]
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Causes of Cyber-Bullying - In today's day and age, social networking sites have taken over the internet. Sites such as MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr have linked people together in a way that was never thought possible. However, from all good comes bad, and from social networking sites the act of cyber bullying - bullying and harassing someone through the internet was born. Now, whether or not the websites are the cause of cyber bullying or not has become a rather controversial topic. Abraham Foxman and Cyndi Silverman, both part of the Anti-Defamation League, vehemently feel that these social networking sites spawned cyber bullying....   [tags: Social Media, Comparing Articles] 767 words
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Cyberspace: Cyber Security - ... Anyone that was ever bought anything online or that has done banking online has come in contact with this protocol. When you go to Amazon, for example, and click purchase, a little box pops up that contains a picture that represents a pad lock; this pad lock has a few meanings. One meaning is to let you know that you are now on a secure connection that jumbles your information (such as credit card info, name and address and any other information that the company needs to send you an item) so it is harder for someone that may stumble across your information to know what it says....   [tags: professional coders, banking online]
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Cyber Security Business Continuity Plan - Cyber Security Business Continuity Plan The cyber security department will ensure that the organization will have continual protected access to the organization’s network. The protected access of the network will be available 24 hours a day and 7 days out of the week. The protected access will also be available during emergencies. Emergencies will not hamper or hinder the organization’s ability to access the network. Arrangements have been put in place for emergencies to have protected access to the network....   [tags: Information Technology]
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Cyber Ethics: Principles to Combat Hacking - Introduction Issues of ethics and professionalism had been touch frequently in our current society lately. Experts from a particular field usually and logically should behave professionally or show their expertise to the civilian. However, in fact they are working oppositely and crime their expertise with their knowledge. This actually brought troubles to the outsider or victim and causes them to loss their property or reputation. In information technology field, issue regarding to ethics and professionalism had been given name as cyber ethics....   [tags: ethics, professionalism, computers]
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The Emergence of Media and Bias in the Cyber World - The modern world has been subjected to an influx of technological advancements which make it difficult for people to keep up with the times of the cyber world. In particular, with the birth of the Internet, information has never been easier to circulate, and even worldwide circulation is now possible at a mouse click. The 21st century also signifies the era of globalization, a movement which is redefining individuals’ preferences as well as changing the way they react to one another. When advancements in information technologies are added to globalization, a reaction takes place, one whose product is something called media....   [tags: Media]
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Cyber Stalking: Ethics in Science and Technology - ... The stalker just seems to become more and more fueled with insanity. Once a cyber-stalker has their targets personal information the harassment ensues. This can lead to serious consequences in which someone winds up injured or dead. People tend think that this form of abusive harassment comes only from an ex-life partners, but it doesn’t necessarily have to. We hear about it often in the news when it involves celebrities or public officials. The online stalkers feel they have the right to constantly pester the person they’re stalking because of their status....   [tags: cyberstalking, relationships, stalkers]
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Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act - The Stop Online Piracy Act was proposed in January of 2012. SOPA was a legislative act that attempted to prevent piracy through DNS blocking and censorship. The legislation caused the protest and blackout of multiple online internet services including Reddit, 4Chan, Google, Wikipedia, Mozilla, and Tumblr. Now, internet users are faced with another possible challenge called the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA. CISPA was quickly passed by the House of Representatives on April 26th, 2012, and is now being processed through the Senate (Beadon)....   [tags: U.S. Law]
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Cyber-Physical Systems Are We Ready? - Cyber-Physical Systems: Are We Ready. Cyber-Physical Systems are systems with tight interaction between the physical components and the computational resources. The way we influence and get influenced by Physical world is set to change with advent of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) [1]. These systems are made up of closely coupled actuation, processing and communication components. The impact of Cyber-Physical Systems on humans may be compared to impact of Internet. Internet accelerated the flow of information and built a whole new industry for itself....   [tags: Coupled Actuation, Technology Advancement]
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Global Cyber Risk: Edward Snowden - ... The National Security Agency claims that it conducts its spying to find potential terrorists before they commit a crime but many citizens think they are just spying on the American citizens without a warrant breaking the fourth amendment in the process. Jody Westby CEO of Global Cyber Risk had this to say about the NSA in her online Forbes article “It is a Scandal That No One is Investigating the NSA”,” The NSA can obtain a treasure trove of information from a smartphone, including location, phone settings, websites visited, networks connected, documents downloaded, and buddy lists....   [tags: NSA, surveillance]
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Cyber Bullying: The Latest Threat to Hawaii's Youth - Hawaii's youth are growing up in a community where technology is constantly evolving. Social networks and cell phones are valued tools for communicating with friends and loved ones, meeting new people and coordinating events. The ability to communicate with others without confrontation has its advantages; however, some youth are using this opportunity for the bad, behaving inappropriately. Cruel, disheartening messages and comments are being sent to peers using various social networks. The content of these messages and comments threaten, harass, impersonate and/or mock the victim (Cyber)....   [tags: technology, social networks, communication]
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Cyber-Warfare: The Importance of the New Digital Battlefield - For thousands of years warfare remained relatively unchanged. While the tactics and weapons have changed as new methods of combat evolved, men and women or their weapons still had to meet at the same time and place in order to attack, defend, surrender or conquer. However, the advent of the of the internet has created a new realm of combat in which armies can remotely conduct surveillance, reconnaissance, espionage, and attacks from an ambiguous and space-less digital environment. Both state and non-state actors have already embraced this new realm and utilized both legal and illegal means to further facilitate their interests....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Reducing the Effects of Cyber Bullying in our School Community - Cyber bullying is when one or more person is using the internet or interactive and digital technologies to target, torment, threaten, harass, humiliate or embarrass another individual. This type of bullying can have many effects on a victim’s health, both physically and emotionally. When the victim’s emotional state is affected they may experience anxiety, depression and lowered self-esteem. This is turn, affects the victims physical state which can trigger lack of eating, sleeping and in some extreme cases even harm or suicide....   [tags: Internet, Harassment, Solutions]
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The Detrimental Effects of Traditional Bullying and Cyber Bullying - We have all heard the phrase “sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me” on the playground or school bus ride home. The phrase was normally thrown out to bullies during a fight in the schoolyard, pushes in the hall, food thrown in the cafeteria, or during the endless teasing and taunting on bus rides to/from school. According to a national survey conducted by the National Center for Education Services, U.S. Department of Education in 2002, 32% of students in grades 6-12 reported being bullied....   [tags: Social Issues, Cyberbullying]
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