Computer Science at Chaminade

Focus: Cybersecurity

Chaminade student Micah Yoshinaga developed this slide presentation on internet authentication applications for CS 480, Cyberspace and Cybersecurity Essentials. Hacker attacks, which target technology, financial, and defense sectors, have become highly sophisticated and coordinated, and create a demand for network security professionals.

We have never ever, outside of the defense industry, seen commercial industrial companies come under that level of sophisticated attack, says Dmitri Alperovitch, vice president of threat research for McAfee. Its totally changing the threat model. Education, sophisticated training and management-level awareness and response is the only defense against such attacks.