cyber security

Protecting today’s highly computerized cars from hackers

Today’s vehicles are highly computerized, putting them at a greater risk of being compromised by hackers. Thankfully, researchers are developing a system to protect your car’s software against cyber attacks. Justin Cappos, Professor at New York University Tandon School of Engineering joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

SciTech Now Episode 412

In this episode of SciTech Now, a look at NASA’s mission to find life on Mars; understanding cybersecurity; the Gulf’s oil spills effect on fish; and Newton’s Law of Motion on the baseball field.

SciTech Now Episode 317

In this episode of SciTech Now, spiciness explained; tech startups moving fashion forward; climate history on Mars; and cyber security experts explain the need for protecting ourselves from digital invaders.

SciTech Now Episode 216

In this episode, the hunt for dark matter ensues 4,850 feet below the ground; Financial Times reporter Gina Chon discusses the depth and implications of cyber security; and thanks to electrodes implanted in her muscles, athlete Jennifer French can compete once again.

Protecting yourself from hackers

For many of us, our smartphones and tablets have already replaced our desktop and laptop computers. And now, they’re becoming a filing cabinet of our personal data, from bank account details to private health records, which makes these pocket-sized computers tempting targets for hackers. How much security can technology provide as we conduct more business […]

SciTech Now Episode 210

In this episode of SciTech Now, scientists use algae to trace the origins of sex; the decommissioned space shuttle Atlantis has a new home in Orlando, Florida; the company deCervo explores the neuroscience involved in athletics; and mobile security research that tries to protect us from hackers.