Archive for February 2018

News Roundup: Crypto-mining malware expands its reach

Concerns about crypto-mining and the role of malware continues to grow. As noted in a recent Alien Vault blog post authored by David Bisson, “Crypto-mining isn’t itself malicious in nature. But bad actors are abusing it for nefarious purposes. They’re doing so by illegally accessing important business assets such as servers used for electronic medical…

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Portland Business Journal Publishes Oregon Cybersecurity Experts’ 2018 Predictions

Skip Newberry, president of the Technology Association of Oregon and member of the Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council (OCAC), wrote a column for the Portland Business Journal this week which shared his conversations with several leading cybersecurity experts in Oregon about their 2018 cybersecurity predictions. You can read the full PBJ article here. OCAC Chair Kerri…

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