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07.21.11 Cyber Bullying

What You Need To Know To Keep Your Family Safe The Internet allows instantaneous connections with people from across the street or across the world. Because of the perceived anonymous nature of communicating online, however, some individuals use the Internet as a medium to communicate in inappropriate, harmful, and even threatening ways. A growing concern […]

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09.27.10 Cyber Security Awareness Month

The State of Missouri in partnership with the National Cyber Security Alliance, the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and National Association of State Chief Information Officers is supporting the seventh annual “National Cyber Security Awareness Month” this October. (Signed proclamation by Governor Nixon) This year’s theme focuses on […]

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08.30.10 Protecting Children Online

Children are spending more of their time online than ever before. According to one study, 8-18 year-olds spend an average of 1.5 hours a day using a computer outside of school. As use of the Internet and online technologies becomes more ingrained into our everyday lives, it is important we ensure that our youth understand […]

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07.19.10 Encrypted Web Browsing

Before you submit sensitive information online such as your credit card number or social security number, ensure that the contents of your browser’s address box begins with “https” instead of the regular “http”.  By using “https”, the submission of your information will be encrypted from your browser to the web server.  In addition to checking […]

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06.15.10 Application Developer Security Tips

Your application development team plays an integral role in your business’ cyber security presence. They develop applications that sooner or later will be tested by malicious individuals looking to compromise your web servers or other systems. The Missouri Cyber Security team offers some tips that will assist developers in securing applications from attacks: Use an […]

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