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The Big Hack: What are the Implications for Oregonians?

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 claiming that the Chinese military used a tiny chip implanted on server motherboards to infiltrate…

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News roundup: Cybersecurity tips for companies of all sizes

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? According to the Ponemon Institute’s 2017 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Overview, the odds that…

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

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 Technology Officers, CTOs, to understand today’s challenges and how IT departments can better protect their…

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News roundup: Cybersecurity best practices from the trenches

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 Business’ Cyber crime busters: An inside look explains how security experts examine vulnerabilities that go…

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