Government

Can politicians, SMBs, and schools protect themselves from hackers?

Cybersecurity breaches grab the headlines on a regular basis. Looking beyond the news, there are many industries that are taking a proactive approach to protecting themselves, their data and their customers’ data. According to the Portland Tribune, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is planning to introduce legislation that will permit U.S. political candidates and lawmakers to…

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How secure were the 2018 mid-term elections?

Since the 2016 presidential election there has been a steady stream of headlines about how vulnerable our election system is. We’ve heard about hackers infiltrating voting systems and numerous social media channels that have been created as part of massive disinformation campaigns. Most fingers point blame at rogue actors from Russia, Eastern Europe, China, North…

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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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