The Northerner

Board of Regents discuss Woodcrest closure, warning by state accreditation

The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor

January 16, 2020

NKU’s Board of Regents (BoR) had its first meeting of the semester on Jan. 15. BoR discussed curriculum changes, Woodcrest Apartments closure and updates on NKU’s accreditation. NKU placed under warning by state accreditation  NKU has been placed under warning for the failure of two components by ...

Cybersecurity: NKU symposium celebrates the tech that protects us

The JRG Cyber Threat Intelligence Laboratory located in Griffin Hall.

Natalie Hamren, News Editor

October 10, 2018

For 15 years, October has been National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Various events and conferences happen throughout October to promote awareness for cybersecurity. On Oct. 11 and 12, NKU will be hosting their 11th annual Cybersecurity Symposium. I...

The dangers of Cyberspace & how you can protect yourself

The server system on the third floor of Griffin Hall.

Noelle Horn, Contributor

October 4, 2018

One day while browsing the internet a pop-up appears on your screen. The pop-up says to be from Microsoft and claims that a virus been found on your computer and that if immediate actions are not taken — if you do not call their toll free number, your information will be stolen. On closer inspection, y...

US Bank, NKU partner for 3 cybersecurity scholarships

NKU students Nathanael Long and Nick Mester and Allyson Frame (front) received cybersecurity scholarships as part of a partnership between US Bank and NKU.

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

October 27, 2016

When describing the scope of his position at US Bank, Jason Witty sounded more like a meteorologist than a bank executive. “We have to think in terms of the chief information security officer being like a weather predictor,” Witty said. “I’m trying to forecast what’s going to happen next. At...

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