What Can Go Wrong: The Rise of Ransomware

The Rise of Ransomware: What Can Go Wrong?

What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malicious software. It typically encrypts the victim’s data, effectively making it unusable unless a ransom is paid. In some cases, even if the ransom is paid, the decryption fails and the victim loses the data. Ransomware attacks are typically carried out using a Trojan style virus. Users … Continued



iSchool student Patrick Kelly's summer internship at Commvault

Week One at My Commvault Internship

The first week at Commvault was awesome. The facility here in New Jersey is incredible. They have a full gym, cafeteria, game rooms, baseball field, cricket pitch, basketball court, quiet rooms, and other great meeting rooms. It’s clear from the start that Commvault cares about its employees and their happiness. Internship Life at Commvault Orientation … Continued


Dean Isaacson works on his startup as his summer internship. Image of Philadephia skyline courtesy of Ransomtech on Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/ransomtech)

Starting My Summer Entrepreneurial Journey

The “first week” of my internship was not really my first week. I have been working on starting my own business for a little over two years. My internship blog this summer will be covering my entrepreneurial journey. I will work full time and coordinate with my remote team to with the goal to launch … Continued


Chichen Wang's Internship at Eastman Kodak Company

My First Week of Internship at Eastman Kodak

The first day of an internship is always filled with emotion – I am very excited, yet nervous. Excited because I was given this great opportunity to intern at Eastman Kodak Company – a global technology company focused on imaging, I love technology and photography, I believe it will be a great way to learn and to … Continued


Kimberly Hoffman - Fort Stanwix Internship Blog

Preparing for My Internship at Fort Stanwix

In just a few days, I’ll be hitting the road for Rome, New York, to start my internship at Fort Stanwix National Monument. It’s hard for me to believe that June is already here, but I’ve been keeping busy while I wait for my start date. Boston vacation Maymester course I knew that my schedule would be … Continued


summer-internship-bloggers-feature

Introducing the Summer Internship Bloggers!

Meet our summer internship bloggers! This summer, InfoSpace will feature blogs from several iSchool students as they complete their summer internships. The summer internship bloggers are undergraduate and graduate students from all iSchool programs who will share their unique experiences as they work over the summer. Heidi Bryson MS in Library and Information Science: School Media ’18 Heidi … Continued


One of NYPL's mobile book carts at the Rikers Island women's facility. Image courtesy of www.nypl.org

Library Friday: New York Public Library at Rikers Island

My posts this semester have tended to focus on library services for underserved populations: What can the library profession do to better celebrate diversity? (See February’s ‘Library Friday’ post) How can a public library provide needed services to various immigrant populations? (See April’s ‘Library Friday’ post) And this month, how do librarians who work in prisons provide … Continued


Prof. Yang Wang teaching in the Syracuse University iSchool.

Inclusive Privacy and Security with Prof. Yang Wang

Editor’s note: Professor Yang Wang brought his expertise to introduce inclusive privacy and security to the Syracuse University iSchool’s webinar series this spring. iSchool student and InfoSpace blogger Allison Leung asked Prof. Wang a few questions for those who are new to the topic of inclusive privacy. What do all professionals need to know about inclusive privacy … Continued


Chris Whelan '17 (second from left) at iSchool Convocation.

Reflections on the iSchool: Chris Whelan ’17

We asked iSchool Seniors to reflect back on their time at the iSchool before they graduate. Here’s the third and final blog of featuring a member of the iSchool’s Class of 2017. Chris Whelan Hometown: Baldwinsville, New York Major: Information Management & Technology What was your initial reaction coming to the iSchool as a Freshman? … Continued