News roundup: How Bad Passwords Can Foil Good Security

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | October 15, 2018

While companies of all sizes try to find ways to prevent cybersecurity breaches, the key aspect of protecting a company lies with its employees. According to Statista, cybercrime monetary damages totaled $1.33 billion in 2016.  To help combat this growing…

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News roundup: We all need to protect against cyberthreats, all the time

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | October 5, 2018

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but every month should be since there is no shortage of security breaches. While headlines of security breaches targeting large companies dominate the headlines, small and medium-sized businesses need to remember that they are not…

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The Big Hack: What are the Implications for Oregonians?

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | October 4, 2018

The world of cybersecurity is full of unexpected surprises and attacks that are amazingly inventive and amazingly nefarious all at the same time. We’re talking of course about what’s being called the Big Hack. In an explosive report, Bloomberg is…

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News roundup: Cybersecurity tips for companies of all sizes

By Rob Goodman | September 28, 2018

Security breaches, stolen personal data, and hacking by foreign agents—news of new threats never ceases. Yet for small and mid-sized businesses, the challenge lies in implementing best practices to safeguard their companies with limited resources. How serious is the problem?…

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News roundup: Is it time to do a security checkup?

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | September 21, 2018

As security breaches become commonplace, it’s important that C-level executives and board members not only understand the impact that a breach can have, but understand where their organizations need to strengthen their security structure. Now might be the right time…

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News roundup: All companies, big and small, can protect against cybersecurity challenges

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | September 14, 2018

When it comes to cybersecurity, companies of all sizes are faced with a number of challenges. Information Age’s A CTO guide: The main challenges facing the cyber security industry sheds some light. The author spoke with a variety of Chief…

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8 Ways to Create a Sustainable Security Culture in Banking or Any Industry

By Toni Overton, Redhawk Network Security | September 11, 2018

“Cybercrime is the greatest threat to every company in the world,” says Ginny Rometty, IBM’s chairman, president and CEO. She is right. A cyberattack occurs every 39 seconds, according to a recent University of Maryland study. Your leadership may not…

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News roundup: Cybersecurity best practices from the trenches

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | September 7, 2018

As cybersecurity headlines continue, it’s nice to know that McAfee’s cybersecurity advanced threat research team is hard at work tracking the latest cyberthreats. The team of computer experts, based in Hillsboro, Oregon, spend their days breaking into various systems. Oregon…

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News roundup: The latest cyberthreats in Oregon: ways to protect yourself

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | August 31, 2018

Cybersecurity threats are not just reserved for companies and political hacking. Many times, they involve theft of personal data and money from ATM machines. Recently in Warrenton, Oregon, a man noticed something unusual at an ATM. According to the Daily…

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