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Cryptocurrency and the Need for Trust

For the first time in modern history, our civilization is on the verge of a new concept in monetary transactions with cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency could be hugely disruptive to many industries and could completely change money transfer services industries, but trust must be the cornerstone before it can gain wide acceptance and be legitimized. The historical…

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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 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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