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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 Oregon News Roundup: 14 Tax Scams, 5 Common Attacks to Small Business, and a Cybersecurity Quiz?

By Kelly Stremel, News Editor | April 19, 2021

Ah, tax season. With an extra month to file taxes in 2021, this means extra time for more scams. As if tax time isn’t stressful enough, add in scammers who prey on individuals and small businesses — trying to steal your information or money. Here are the top 14 tax scams that are prevalent right now, according to Business2Community.com:  Phishing — Phishing is when one party, who isn’t who…

Cyber News Roundup: Lurking Cyber Threats: Emails, Vaccinations, Small Businesses

By Kelly Stremel, News Editor | March 19, 2021

Beware of fake invoice attachments in email — the most common lures in malware. Email continues to be the vehicle for the majority of malware distribution, with 88% delivered by email into targets’ inboxes, according to the latest findings in the HP-Bromium Threat Insights Report. In many cases, these emails bypassed gateway filters. “Ultimately, attackers are taking…

Cyber News Roundup: What’s Siphoning the Most Money Out of Companies?

By Kelly Stremel, News Editor | February 19, 2021

Business email compromise. While not as headline-grabbing as ransomware, business email compromise (BEC) attacks account for the highest financial losses across companies — $1.77 billion in losses in 2019, according to the FBI. In ZD Net’s article, This cybersecurity threat costs business millions. And it’s the one they often forget about, walks through what these attacks entail.   A BEC is an attack whereby cyber criminals use social engineering…

TAO Panelists Call for Federal Privacy Policy – Is It Time For a US GDPR?

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | January 28, 2021

In recognition of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) Data Privacy Day held annually on January 28, the Technology Association of Oregon hosted a virtual panel discussion to explore what to expect for data privacy in 2021. After decrying confusing and inconsistent privacy regulations across industries and countries, the panelists welcomed the growing potential for…

Cyber Trends for 2021: Industry Leaders Weigh In

By Kelly Stremel, News Editor | December 18, 2020

Experts look back at 2020 and weigh in on cyber trends we can expect in 2021.

Cyber News Roundup: Holiday Cyber Threats; Human Factor; Challenges Ahead

By Kelly Stremel, News Editor | November 13, 2020

Organizations continue to face new cyber threats daily.

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