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Cyber Oregon In the News

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Uber hack part of security issue Oregon hopes to combat

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The Oregonian/OregonLive

Oregon Tech starts Cyber Defense Center to give security students a leg up

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Gov. Brown calls cybersecurity top priority: Guest opinion.

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The Register-Guard

Oregon Institute of Technology launches Cyber Defense Center

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Governor highlights need for cybersecurity, designates 'Oregon Day of Cyber'

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Portland Business Journal

Oregon's public and private sector tackle cybersecurity with new initiative

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Willsonville Spokesman

Protecting Oregon through new cyber security initiative

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State Scoop

Cyber Oregon advances state's cybersecurity collaboration effort

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Herald and News

Oregon Tech launches Cyber Defense Center

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Experts Outline Cybersecurity Predictions
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Insights from Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council Members and Sponsors

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Governor Kate Brown Launches Cyber
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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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News Roundup: Employees heal thyself

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | June 15, 2018

As if we don’t have enough cybersecurity issues to deal with on a daily basis, a recent study by OpenVPN, titled “Cyber Hygiene Study 2018, notes that nearly 25 percent of employees reuse the same password for all of their accounts. According to Security Intelligence, “81 percent of employees who reuse the same credentials don’t bother to…

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News Roundup: My kingdom for cyber insurance

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | June 11, 2018

Much of the coverage about cyberattacks has tended to focus on the impact of data breaches on individuals. But it’s important to note that these attacks end up costing companies a pretty penny as well. According to the latest data from Kaspersky, the average cyber incident cost enterprises $1.23 million, a 24 percent increase over…

News Roundup: Investors take stock in the cybersecurity industry

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | June 1, 2018

While the proliferation of cyberthreats and ransomware has caused concern for people and governments alike, it’s been a boon for cybersecurity companies. According to Investor’s Business Daily, shares of security vendors Palo Alto Networks are up 45 percent year to date, Fortinet is up 39 percent and Proofpoint has gained 35 percent. Why have these…

News Roundup: Will U.S. elections be secure?

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | May 24, 2018

Even though the midterm elections are less than six months away an overwhelming 95 percent of digital security experts surveyed by The Cybersecurity 202 say state election systems are not sufficiently protected against cyberthreats. Does that scare you? To think that the integrity of one of the most important and basic rights of every American…

CyberSecurity 2028: By Default, By Design

By Andrew Plato, Anitian | May 21, 2018

In her keynote at the RSA Conference this year, futurist and game designer Jane McGonigal said: any useful statement about the future should at first seem ridiculous. In the post-RSAC recovery period, I pondered the future trends in information security and built my own ridiculous statement regarding the future of information security: In the future,…

Cyber Oregon training programs work to fill skills gap for small business

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | May 15, 2018

One of the consistent themes you’ll find here on the Cyber Oregon blog concerns the critical shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals. Among the hardest hit are small businesses that lack the resources of large corporations to attract trained cyber professionals. Fortunately, help is on the way. As detailed in a column in the Portland Business…

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