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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

News Releases


Experts outline cybersecurity predictions for 2018

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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

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: Cybersecurity Trends for the Year of the Tiger

By Kelly Stremel | January 14, 2022

Welcome to the Year of the Tiger! According to 2022 Chinese Zodiac Predictions: What Will The Year Of The Tiger Bring?, tigers are powerful and bold, with the ability to do everything on a grand scale. “Tiger years are times of change…2022 is the Year of the Water Tiger — and this means it’s a year made for bold action.” Last year — the Year of the…

Cyber News Roundup: Security Tips for Shoppers this Holiday Season

By Kelly Stremel | December 3, 2021

Whether you’re buying sweaters, perfume, video games, or fruitcakes — shoppers beware! Just as sales are in progress everywhere this time of year, so are cyber thieves and cyber scams, as we are amidst the biggest shopping season of the year. The National Retail Federation expects a record $859 billion in holiday sales in the…

Cyber News Roundup: It Takes a Village: Expert Tips to #BeCyberSmart

By Kelly Stremel | October 22, 2021

Every month should be cybersecurity awareness month! With cyber threats morphing and changes in the workforce, now is a good time to make a few changes with your personal security, your organization’s security, and beyond. It takes a village — a collective effort for us each to do our part to stop cybercrimes and scams,…

Cyber News Roundup: Top Cyber Threats in Our Hybrid World, Unattended IoT Devices in Empty Offices

By Kelly Stremel | September 17, 2021

The new world we work in is a hybrid world. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, much has been written about the shift to work-from-home, which has brought an increase of hackers going after the weak security links leading to an increase in cyber threats.   With the hybrid world shaping up to be more permanent, it’s an ideal time to reevaluate cybersecurity…

PacStar CTO Charlie Kawasaki Named 2021 Tech Champion Award Winner by Technology Association of Oregon

By Kelly Stremel | September 15, 2021

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced that Charlie Kawasaki, chief technical officer of its PacStar® business, will receive the 2021 Tech Champion Award given by the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) at its awards ceremony this Friday, September 17, 2021, in Portland, Oregon. PacStar is a leading developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).…

Cyber News Roundup: R is for Ransomware

By Kelly Stremel | August 20, 2021

Ransomware may sound like a suspenseful movie plot, but the reality is that it’s plaguing organizations in every industry. Let’s face it: ransomware commands big reactions and big dollars…and big headlines. Ransomware is an attack that locks computers and systems and demands a ransom to give back access to the data. “In the world of cybercrime, ransomware attacks might be the…


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