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May
2022

Security Scene: May 2022 Edition

By Adair Thaxton

Security Scene is a monthly roundup of cybersecurity news highlights compiled by Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer Adair Thaxton. Adair connects recent headlines to security best practices, within the lens of the research and education community and our broader digital society. Plus, she’s got jokes! Happy May! The students are gone…

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Sep
2021

Security Scene: September 2021 Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer

Happy September! The trees are starting to turn, and I’m anxiously awaiting the cooler weather. I hope everything is settling down with the new school year! Anvil published an article about how a malicious DHCP server in the WAN can take advantage of “smart” routers and…

25
Aug
2021

Security Scene: August 2021 Edition

By Adair Thaxton, Internet2 Cyberinfrastructure Security Engineer

Ah, the students are returning. This is why we do what we do, right? For the chaos? Our lives would be so boring without them around!Qrator posted a quarterly analysis of DDoS and BGP attacks. The majority of DDoS attacks were UDP-based, and the median attack time was 270 seconds, or…