Dorkbot: A Managed Application Security Assessment Service for Higher Education

| February 14, 2019

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This is true for the Information Security Office at the University of Texas at Austin (UTISO). For many years the UTISO devoted lunch hours to hunting and Google dorking for vulnerable UT Austin websites.Only slightly more important was the fact that we also began to automate the detection and verification of high-risk web application security vulnerabilities such as Cross-site Scripting

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4 Tips on How to Convert Long-Form eLearning Courses to Micro Lessons

Article | August 25, 2020

With high hopes of addressing a problem that was getting in the way of everyday business, you invested time and money into creating an eLearning course. Sadly, it hasn’t made a difference. Completion rates are low, the original problem remains, and you now have a new problem: Your lengthy (but useful) course is a dud and is not having an impact. Seems tricky, but rest assured there is a quick fix on your issue. Contrary to long-form training, microlearning offers the same information but packages it into smaller segments. Most micro- lessons don’t exceed 15 minutes, which makes any assignment bearable. Due to time constraints, selected topics need to be focused, simple, and straightforward.

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Every child is different. Every child is one-of-a-kind.Your child’s day at Tutor Time is educational. It’s social. And it’s highly energetic. The secret ingredient is our LifeSmart™ curriculum, which creates fruitful, hands-on learning and confident self-expression. Inspired by Howard Gardner’s multiple intelligences theory, LifeSmart recognizes and embraces the different strengths and abilities of individual children. Those differences are embraced and used to drive a customized early education that addresses the specific needs of your child.

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