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‘Tis the Season for Cyber Criminals to Prey on Consumers

By Lewis Howell, Hueya Inc. | November 27, 2017

It’s Cyber Monday and getting scammed is probably not on your holiday shopping list. Who knew that getting a great deal on snowflake socks or yoga mats could put you at risk? The shopping frenzy is upon us. And who…

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Cyber Oregon in action boosting cybersecurity awareness

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | November 22, 2017

A big part of Cyber Oregon’s mission is to encourage collaboration among cybersecurity experts and to drive cybersecurity awareness across the state. The good news? We’re already making progress. The most recent example of how this comes together – often…

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How the Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council Works

By Kerri Fry, IGNW | November 21, 2017

Cybersecurity is complicated. Threats are advancing and evolving, and more and more personal data is going digital—two factors that make Oregonians (as well as everyone else across the country) exceptionally vulnerable to cybercrime. Negotiating the cyber landscape to protect Oregonians…

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The State of Cybersecurity in Oregon

By Charlie Kawasaki, PacStar | November 21, 2017

Cybersecurity is a white-hot topic of discussion in board rooms, government offices, technology fests, security seminars and even around kitchen tables across the country these days.  A recent Gallup poll found that 67% of Americans worry about hackers stealing their…

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Introducing the Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council

By Andrew Plato, Anitian | November 20, 2017

One of the key provisions of Oregon Senate Bill 90, recently signed by Governor Kate Brown, is the creation of a Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council. As the newly appointed Chair, I am excited to take on this important role. Kerri…

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Oregon Tech Welcomes Governor Brown to “Oregon Day of Cyber” Event Today

By Kris Rosenberg, Oregon Tech | November 20, 2017

Today we are very excited to welcome Governor Kate Brown to the Oregon Tech Portland-Metro campus as she proclaims November 20 as “Oregon Day of Cyber” to raise awareness about the important of cybersecurity protections for Oregon businesses and all…

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Welcome to the Cyber Oregon website!

By Skip Newberry, Technology Association of Oregon | November 20, 2017

We’re celebrating “Oregon Day of Cyber,” which Governor Kate Brown proclaimed today, November 20, 2017, with the launch of our new informational Cyber Oregon website to support the Cyber Oregon initiative. We’re glad that you’re here! Cyber Oregon is a…

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6 steps to implement a password manager at your nonprofit

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | November 15, 2017

Back in 2012, we implemented an organization-wide password manager here at NTEN, finally replacing our comically insecure “Shared Passwords” document, and the all-too-common practice of reusing the same password across a variety of different sites. The idea of using a…

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MHCC Cybersecurity and Networking Team Ranks Third in National Competition

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | November 14, 2017

In an increasingly networked world, in which doing your banking, shopping and investing online is commonplace, securing financial, customer and personal data has become big business — a business that experts expect will continue to grow, and has Mt. Hood…

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