March 2013 - Ian Carnaghan

Hacktivism, Anonymous, and the Bureau of Justice Statistics

In recent years news stories have highlighted the increasing rate of cybercriminal activity targeting both private organizations and government...

Mar 31 · 9 min read >

Mobile Cybersecurity Policies in the Private and Public Sector

“We are moving into a new era of mobile computing, one that promises greater variety in applications highly improved...

Mar 26 · 10 min read >

Philosophical Assumptions for Qualitative Research

In any kind of work or study, we always bring a certain set of beliefs as well as philosophical...

Mar 24 · 1 min read >
Philosophical Assumptions

Hacking as an Addiction

Hacking can be broken into several categories, including criminal hacking where the perpetrator is motivated by some tangible gain,...

Mar 23 · 1 min read >
Hacking as an Addiction

Motivation and Intent of Hackers

Just over a decade ago I began learning about web technologies and found myself learning basic HTML.  I was...

Mar 21 · 1 min read >
Motivation and Intent of Hackers

Online Teaching and Learning Experiences in Higher Education

In 2007 I graduated from the University of Ulster’s new E-Learning masters program.  For my thesis, I developed a...

Mar 21 · 1 min read >

Ethical vs Non-Ethical Hackers

In their paper on understanding risks associated with hackers/crackers, (Smith, & Rupp 2002) discuss the various types of classification...

Mar 20 · 2 min read >
Ethical vs Non-Ethical Hackers

Drupal Ladder

Last week I attended my first Drupal ‘learn sprint’.  For anyone interested in contributing to the Drupal community, learn...

Mar 18 · 1 min read >

Health Services and Challenges facing the Low-Literacy Population

In the United States, a large proportion of the population falls into the category of having low literacy skills. ...

Mar 14 · 11 min read >
Health Services