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Episode 1387 – Security In Five Podcast Shutting Down Soon, Probably

Security In Five has been going strong for 5 years. Over 1,300 episodes I have come to the point where I am thinking of shutting this down and moving on. 

This episode talks about this decision.

Be aware, be safe.

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Cook County Felony Record Chaos

For at least three years, a data error has caused chaos in the lives of people who were promised a clean record if they did probation. Host: Mary Dixon; Reporter: Shannon Heffernan

Take a Tour of 5 Independent Bookstores in 5 Different Chicago Neighborhoods

Whether you’re a Chicago native or just passing through for the summer, there is so much to find if you travel through the city’s sprawling neighborhoods and visit their many bookstores! Readers can make an all-day trek from the Northside down to the Southside and discover the wonder of some

Listen to Chicago in Song

This May, we’re reading Country and Midwestern: Chicago in the History of Country Music and the Folk Revival by Mark Guarino for our #ReadUCP Twitter book club. Get in the mood by listening to this playlist drawn from the book, and join us on Twitter on May 25 at 1

Brandon Johnson is sworn in as Chicago mayor

As Johnson begins his term as Chicago mayor, he faces two immediate issues: an influx of migrants and potential summer violence. Host: Melba Lara; Reporter: Mariah Woelfel

Episode 1385 – Microsoft Flipping The MFA Flow And It Is More Secure

Multi-factor authentication is the easiest and best way to exponentially improve your authentication security. There are several ways to implement MFA but Microsoft announced they are flipping the flow for the better. This episode talks about those met...

Episode 1384 – Google Brings Dark Web Scanning To All Gmail Users

Google has had a feature for Google One subscribers that is now being rolled out to all Gmail users. Users will now be able to get dark web scanning reports to see if their gmail accounts have been seen on the dark web or if they have been part of rece...

Episode 1383 – The Privacy Risks And Considerations Using ChatGPT

ChatGPT and other generative AI services are all the hype now. But there are serious privacy considerations you should be aware of. This episode talks about how and when to use these services and when you should not.  Be aware, be safe. Support the sho...

Elisabeth S. Clemens Receives the 2023 Laing Award

The University of Chicago Press is pleased to announce that Civic Gifts: Voluntarism and the Making of the American Nation-State by Elisabeth S. Clemens is the recipient of the 2023 Gordon J. Laing Award. The award was presented by the University of Chicago President Paul Alivisatos at a gala reception