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Cyber Oregon In the News

  • Portland Startup Among U.S. Companies Reportedly Hacked By Chinese Spies

    Oct 5, 2018 | KATU

  • Protecting Oregon Through New Cyber Security Initiative

    Nov 21, 2017 | Wilsonville Spokesman

  • Uber Hack Part Of Security Issue Oregon Hopes To Combat

    Nov 21, 2017 | KOIN6

  • Oregon’s Public And Private Sector Tackle Cybersecurity With New Initiative

    November 20, 2017 | Portland Business Journal

  • Gov. Brown Calls Cybersecurity Top Priority: Guest Opinion

    November 20, 2017 | Oregonian/Oregon Live

  • Cyber Oregon Advances State’s Cybersecurity Collaboration Effort

    November 20, 2017 | State Scoop

  • Governor Highlights Need For Cybersecurity, Designates ‘Oregon Day Of Cyber’

    November 20, 2017 | KATU

  • Oregon Tech Starts Cyber Defense Center To Give Security Students A Leg Up

    November 20, 2017 | Oregonian/ Oregon Live

  • Oregon Tech Launches Cyber Defense Center, A “Teaching Hospital” For Cybersecurity Students

    October 20, 2017 | Oregon Tech

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Governor Kate Brown launches Cyber Oregon

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Cybercast Oregon Podcasts

By Portland Radio Project | Airs 3rd Fridays On PRP.fm

Cybercast Oregon is a podcast series about the ins-and-outs of technology security, explored thorough personal stories, how-to guides and expert advice. Kedma Ough, the director of Mt. Hood Community College’s Small Business Development Center, hosts this educational podcast series.

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Cyber News Roundup: Cyber Attacks on Critical Infrastructure, Small Towns

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | February 7, 2020

Our country’s critical infrastructure in the energy sector is vulnerable, with increased risks for cyber threats and shutdowns, especially with the increase of global attacks. Federal Computer Week reports that three federal agencies are taking action to improve our energy infrastructure, with more collaboration on defenses and cyberattack responses. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE),…

Cyber News Roundup: Phishing, Malware, Foreign Cyber Threats

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | January 24, 2020

“Lost ring” or “Add me to your LinkedIn network.” Those could be the email subject lines for a phishing campaign that could trick employees in clicking, according to a recent phishing report.  No doubt that 2019 was a big year for successful phishing attacks. In fact, the report states that 55 percent of organizations surveyed…

Cyber News Roundup: Cyber Threats on the Horizon

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | January 10, 2020

Welcome to 2020! Welcome to a new decade already rich in global cyber threats. The biggest news of the year has been the Iran-U.S. crisis. Though the two nations ratcheted back physical attacks, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security warn that Iran poses an ongoing cyber threat to the U.S. According to a CNN…

Cyber News Roundup: Cyberattacks of the Past Decade, Mobile Threats, Even Your New TV?

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | December 9, 2019

Game-changing cyberattacks of the decade TechRepublic recounts the top cyberattacks of the past decade, not ranked by their size, but by their importance and impact. In his article, Jonathan Greig interviews Etay Maor, chief security officer at IntSights, who sums up the list, “For me, the largest hacks of the decade are not just the…

Cyber News Roundup: Give the Gift of Encryption and Two-Factor Authentication

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | November 22, 2019

‘Tis the season for shopping. Alas, ‘tis the season for cybercriminals. In his Dark Reading article, Jai Vijayan writes that criminals have begun ramping up their efforts to divert dollars their way via malicious domains, coupons, gift card scams, and counterfeit goods. “Domain-based attacks top the list of threat that retailers face this shopping season,”…

Cyber Oregon News Roundup: Scariest hacks, tips to manage phishing, extending cybersecurity to vendors

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | November 1, 2019

What are some of the top hacks and vulnerabilities in 2019? Taking a look back at cybersecurity this year – eek! It has been a banner year for cybersecurity threats and hacks with exploits, backdoor hacks, and data breaches affecting users, companies, and governments around the world. There have been supply-chain attacks, corporate ransomware, and…

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