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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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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 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: 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…

NW Cyber Camp is Helping Train Tomorrow’s Cybersecurity Experts

By Brian Edwards, News Editor | May 8, 2018

Cyber attacks, hacking, spear phishing—we hear about the latest cyber threats to our data on a daily basis. Certainly, the cybersecurity field has no shortage of “excitement,” but it does have a shortage of trained cybersecurity professionals. Right now, Oregon has more than 3,000 unfilled openings for cybersecurity jobs. We need to collectively start training…

6 Ways for Small Businesses to Improve Their Security, with Little Security Expertise

By Ivan Dominguez, Redhawk Network Security | May 3, 2018

There is a children’s book, “Inside, Outside, Upside Down” featuring The Berenstain Bears, that teaches young children about spatial concepts. When it comes to securing your organization’s data, it may feel like you need to cover all of the spaces: inside, outside, and even upside down. It’s no wonder, since security risks exist everywhere: inside…

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