Archive for April 2018

News Roundup: A Geneva Convention for Cybersecurity

While cybersecurity continues to dominate the news, there is growing concern about the rise of government cyberwarfare. Rogue nations like North Korea and Russia have captured headlines for their role in major cybersecurity attacks, but the question becomes what can anyone, or any company or government, do to protect themselves? One thing is clear and…

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Time is running short. Enter the US Cyber Challenge today!

US Cyber Challenge’s online competition, Cyber Quests Spring 2018, is now open to competitors. But, hurry and register before the deadline of Monday, April 30, 2018.  This year’s focus is on cryptography and everyone is welcome to participate – whether you’re a student or professional; novice or highly-experienced, a US citizen or international, all are welcome! You have three chances…

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Finding Cyber Oregon connections at the RSA Conference

RSA Sign

RSA Conference pulls more than 50,000 cyber security professionals from around the world to San Francisco. The event, which ran from April 16-20, featured a strong contingent from Oregon, including our own Charlie Kawasaki, vice chair of the Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council (OCAC) and CTO at PacStar, who spent some time checking out the latest…

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Cybersecurity: Let’s work together to turn the tide

When you read the news headlines, it’s not hard to get the impression that cybersecurity – or rather the lack of cybersecurity — is a bad problem getting worse. Consider a few recent headlines: 500 new cyber threats emerge every minute Ransomware attacks doubled Businesses fear cyberattacks Make no mistake, cybersecurity is a big, big…

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