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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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What's New

OSU Professor Plays Key Role On Winning Team at DEF CON 2018

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | August 23, 2018

An Oregon State University professor played a key role in the team that won big at the 26th annual DEF CON 2018 conference, one of the world’s largest hacking conventions. The DEFKOR00t team that included Dr. Yeong Jin Jang of Oregon State University’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science competed against 24 other teams to…

Cyber News Roundup: Cybersecurity talent runs deep in Portland

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | August 16, 2018

Portland continues to be a hotbed of talent for the cybersecurity market. Companies like PKI Solutions and Galois are well known throughout the cybersecurity industry for their innovative solutions and call the Rose City home. You can add Twistlock to the mix. Earlier this year, the company moved its headquarters from San Francisco to Portland…

Are You Overexposed and Underprepared? Five Reasons to Consider SIEM

By Tyler Hardison, Redhawk | August 16, 2018

Who are the biggest targets for hackers and cybercriminals? You are. Intruders are finding the holes in your network, your devices, your applications—and they are accessing your data. The majority of organizations do not have the security resources or the required security solutions in place for 24x7x365 threat detecting, monitoring and response. And consider this:…

Cybersecurity Education Focus of Cyber Oregon Summit in Wilsonville

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | July 20, 2018

The second Cyber Oregon Cybersecurity Summit of the year took place yesterday at the Oregon Tech campus in Wilsonville. This event, part of a three-part series organized by the Technology Association of Oregon, focused on cybersecurity workforce and education topics and was well-attended by leading cybersecurity professionals and educators from the private and public sectors.…

Cyber News Roundup: The security world according to Black Hat

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | June 29, 2018

Since 2015, Black Hat has conducted an annual survey on the current state of cybersecurity. To no one’s surprise, security professionals are concerned, as in very concerned. They are not just concerned about data breaches like Experian, Target or Russians meddling in U.S. elections, but also a myriad of other cybersecurity issues. More than 315…

PKI Explained: Why It Is More Important Now Than Ever Before

By Mark B. Cooper, PKI Solutions | June 27, 2018

Unauthorized access, unsigned applications (malware) and unsecured email. What can help prevent these top three cyber threats impacting organizations today? Public key infrastructure (PKI). PKI enables a trusted environment by authenticating and ensuring the integrity of data and users. The word “authentication” is of Greek origin, authentikos, meaning “real, genuine.” Authentication is the process of proving…


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