The Hill’s Congress Blog: “Understanding motives of recent cyber attacks against US”

“The political and economic forces at work both in China and Iran help explain their motives for conducting offensive [and effective] hacking raids on public and private assets in the U.S.,” writes James Gabberty, a professor of information systems at Pace University.

“The political and economic forces at work both in China and Iran help explain their motives for conducting offensive [and effective] hacking raids on public and private assets in the U.S.,” writes James Gabberty, a professor of information systems at Pace University.

Read his op-ed on The Hill’s Congress Blog.

WSJ blog Corruption Currents: “Cyber Experts Warn Companies Not to be ‘Low-Hanging Fruit’”

. . . Criminals will go after the easiest targets, Paul Mahon, assistant special agent in charge for the U.S. Secret Service, said at the “Cybercrime in the World Today 2013″ symposium at Pace University organized by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

. . . Criminals will go after the easiest targets, Paul Mahon, assistant special agent in charge for the U.S. Secret Service, said at the “Cybercrime in the World Today 2013″ symposium at Pace University organized by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Read more on WSJ blog Corruption Currents.

The Hill’s Congress Blog: “The sequester is not an abstraction”

“Cuts will affect millions of American students and will affect every stage of our education pipeline from the youngest children in Head Start all the way through to financial aid for young adults in college,” write Lauren Birney and Jonathan Hill of the STEM Center Collaboratory at Pace University. “As STEM educators we are particularly disheartened to learn of the cuts in after school programs; places where STEM students receive the real-world opportunity to apply the theories they learn in classrooms.”

“Cuts will affect millions of American students and will affect every stage of our education pipeline from the youngest children in Head Start all the way through to financial aid for young adults in college,” write Lauren Birney and Jonathan Hill of the STEM Center Collaboratory at Pace University. “As STEM educators we are particularly disheartened to learn of the cuts in after school programs; places where STEM students receive the real-world opportunity to apply the theories they learn in classrooms.”
Read their op-ed on The Hill’s Congress Blog.

American Banker: “How Risky Is Mobile Banking? Depends on Customer Behavior”

“Smartphone technology, thanks to consumer demand, is poised to become the most significant technology disrupter since the Internet and will forever change how banks serve their customers,” writes James Gabberty, a professor of information systems at Pace University in New York City.

“Smartphone technology, thanks to consumer demand, is poised to become the most significant technology disrupter since the Internet and will forever change how banks serve their customers,” writes James Gabberty, a professor of information systems at Pace University in New York City.

Read his op-ed on American Banker’s BankThink blog.

 

Crain’s Investment News: “ACCA USA and Pace University hosting cybercrime symposium”

For advisers with an interest in the world of cybercrime — and who want to be better prepared — Pace University in New York is hosting “Cybercrime in the World Today 2013”.

For advisers with an interest in the world of cybercrime — and who want to be better prepared — Pace University in New York is hosting “Cybercrime in the World Today 2013”.

Read about it in Crain’s Investment News.

eWeek: “Chinese Cyber-Spying Shows Why U.S. Must Bolster Network Defenses”

. . .”They don’t want to be seen as a place where cheap labor is dominant. They want to be seen as a source of knowledge,” said Pace University Professor James Gabberty. But he also noted that in their quest for information, “if you refuse to give them technology that they want, they will do their best to steal it.”

. . .”They don’t want to be seen as a place where cheap labor is dominant. They want to be seen as a source of knowledge,” said Pace University Professor of Information Systems James Gabberty, who spoke to eWEEK from Hong Kong. But he also noted that in their quest for information, “if you refuse to give them technology that they want, they will do their best to steal it.”

Read the article by eWeek.

Read more comments from Professor Gabberty in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Read his op-ed on The Hill’s Congress Blog.

WSJ blog CIO Journal: “Get to Know the Nation-State Hacker Landscape”

. . . More than 25% of Chinese exports go to the U.S. each year, so it’s unlikely that China would perpetrate an attack that would take down pieces of critical infrastructure, said James W. Gabberty, a professor of information systems at Pace University.

. . . More than 25% of Chinese exports go to the U.S. each year, so it’s unlikely that China would perpetrate an attack that would take down pieces of critical infrastructure, said James W. Gabberty, a professor of information systems at Pace University.

Read the article on the WSJ blog CIO Journal.

National Journal – The Next America: “Q and A: Consortium Tackles Family, Class Issues in Steering Minorities to STEM Majors”

. . . Lauren Birney, director, and Jonathan Hill, codirector, of the new STEM Center Collaboratory at Pace University in New York City recently spoke with The Next America on the challenges and opportunities for getting more minorities interested in STEM. The initiative already has partnered with some 40 schools, teachers, and organizations.

. . . Lauren Birney, director, and Jonathan Hill, codirector, of the new STEM Center Collaboratory at Pace University in New York City recently spoke with The Next America on the challenges and opportunities for getting more minorities interested in STEM. The initiative already has partnered with some 40 schools, teachers, and organizations.

Read the Q and A with National Journal – The Next America.

Hello Central New York: FIRST Tech Challenge

A segment on Hello Central New York, a local news program that covers the Utica area, covered a FIRST Lego scrimmage and mentioned the upcoming Pace tournament several times.

The Hudson Valley FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics Tournament is once again happening at Pace in Pleasantville on Sunday, January 27.

A segment on Hello Central New York, a local news program that covers the Utica area, covered a FIRST Lego scrimmage and mentioned the Pace tournament several times. 

View the segment here.

Associated Press: “Apple stock wilts on worries about iPhone demand”

“This is a real wake-up call for Apple,” said Darren Hayes, who has been studying the shifting market conditions as chairman of the computing systems program at Pace University in New York. “They need to be more flexible in how they do things.”

“This is a real wake-up call for Apple,” said Darren Hayes, who has been studying the shifting market conditions as chairman of the computing systems program at Pace University in New York. “They need to be more flexible in how they do things.” Among other things, Hayes thinks Apple may have to reduce the financial burden on wireless carriers selling the iPhone and spend more money advertising the devices, especially with the recent wave of phones running on Microsoft Corp.’s Windows software.

Read the article by the Associated Press.