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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 war unleashes offensive attack on Russian trolls

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | March 1, 2019

U.S. hackers. Russian trolls. Cyber take down. It sounds like the makings of a blockbuster movie. Rather, it’s the latest in international cyber warfare. The U.S. military has retaliated against Russia, the first attempt at an “all-out information war,” according to an Engadget article. U.S. Cyber Command took Russia’s notorious Internet Research Agency offline on…

Cyber News Roundup: Formjacking – The Latest Hack and How to Fight Back

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | February 22, 2019

What’s the latest hack to steal credit card information and personal data from consumers? Formjacking. Formjacking is the latest hacking technique that cyber criminals are using by inserting a small piece of malicious code—malware—on a victim’s system that allows them to snatch customers’ credit card information, reports Alyssa Newcomb, in Forget Phishing and Ransomware. Formjacking…

Cyber News Roundup: When a Security Breach Strikes, Beware the Dark Web

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | February 15, 2019

The term data breach is now part of our everyday, ever-expanding language, but is not as fun to use as these new words that have been recently added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary in 2018: zoodles, bingeable, adorbs, guac, predictive, airplane mode, hangry. More than 146 billion records will be stolen by 2023 because of cybersecurity…

Cyber News Roundup: Concerns at all levels-global, state, and now your car

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | February 8, 2019

Earthquakes, hurricanes, raging fires, tsunamis—these extreme weather events are typically the natural disasters we think of that can be devastating, causing extensive damage. Yet, data fraud/theft and large-scale cyberattacks were identified among the top five global threats in the latest World Economic Forum’s Global Risk Report. The report offers a unique perspective on the threats…

Oregon Business Reports on State Cybersecurity Efforts, OCAC

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | February 6, 2019

Several members of the Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council (OCAC) were interviewed for a recent article in Oregon Business magazine about the state of cybersecurity in Oregon and the urgent need for a larger cybersecurity workforce in the state as well as a Cybersecurity Center of Excellence for Oregon. In her in-depth article, “Guardians of the…

Cyber News Roundup: Skilled Cyber Workforce in Great Demand

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | February 1, 2019

Editor’s Note: This is your weekly cyber news roundup with the latest cybersecurity news and tips from the Cyber Oregon team to help you and your organization stay safe online and protect your digital assets. We examine cybersecurity news and developments from across the Northwest and the Nation that are important to all Oregonians including individuals, businesses, non-profit…

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