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Sept. 27-28: Free cybersecurity workshops for small businesses

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington Small Bcybersecurity imageusiness Development Center

SEATTLE, Wash. – More than 2,700 businesses in Washington state reported cyberattacks in 2016 to the FBI’s Crime Complaint Center. Those attacks totaled over $25 million in losses, putting Washington in the top 10 among states for illegal hacks.
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Cybersecurity program in the works at WSU Tri-Cities

By Cameron Probert, Tri-City Herald

computerRICHLAND, Wash. – More classes in the fast-growing field of cybersecurity are planned at Washington State University Tri-Cities, which also intends to hire a faculty member by next fall, said Joseph Iannelli, founding executive director of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. » More …

Jan. 19: Cryptography, coding, cyber attacks discussed

Nathan-HamlinPULLMAN, Wash. – Providing security and defense against hacking of next-generation quantum computers will be discussed by Washington State University researcher Nathan Hamlin at the informal Science Pub 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Paradise Creek Brewery, 245 SE Paradise St., Pullman. » More …

WSU to help improve cyber security in energy delivery

Carl-HauserPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will participate in a new, five-year $28.1 million U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) initiative to improve computer/communication networks for energy delivery systems like power grids and pipelines. » More …

New email protection service to be implemented Feb. 24

By Casey Hanson, Information Technology Services

proofpoint-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Information Technology Services (ITS) will implement a new email protection service provided by ProofPoint on Tuesday, Feb. 24. ProofPoint Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) will check email messages for malicious URLs and/or attachments as they come into the Washington State University central email system. » More …

NSF grant to support research of grid security

PULLMAN — A team of researchers from Washington State University’s College of Engineering and Architecture has been selected to play a major role in a National Science Foundation-sponsored research initiative intended to address the challenge of protecting the cybersecurity of the nation’s power grid. In an Aug. 15 announcement, WSU was named as one of four universities that will participate in a new five-year collaborative research effort supported initially by an NSF grant of $7.5 million. Other collaborators are Cornell University, Dartmouth College and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). UIUC will serve as the home of a national center to be called Trustworthy … » More …