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Cyber Defense two-year education program at the University of Montana

Students will gain skills in basic data analysis; programming; networking concepts; IT systems components; system administration; fundamental security design principles; cyber-threats and cyber-defense; cryptography; and policy, legal, ethics and compliance.

Apple’s Ransomware Mess Is the Future of Online Extortion

This week, hackers stole confidential schematics from a third-party supplier and demanded $50 million not to release them.

Montana Senator Jon Tester Leads Bipartisan Bill to End Warrantless Seizure of Americans’ Personal Data

“Montanans expect their privacy to be protected, but right now law enforcement and intelligence agencies can simply ignore the Bill of Rights and use loopholes to avoid having to get a warrant,” Tester said. “This bill closes those loopholes

Solving the Cyber Workforce and Skills Shortage – 4/16 – 10:30 – 12:00 MST – Online

The United States is facing massive shortfalls in cybersecurity personnel and skills for cyber jobs, a shortage that is increasingly critical as cybersecurity threats become more complex and widespread. 

North Dakota Takes Multipronged Approach to Cybersecurity

The North Dakota Information Technology Department is focusing on several new initiatives to increase cybersecurity across government agencies as well as for the individuals they serve.

Scammers posting as local Montana small businesses targeting individuals in latest scam

So far at least three local shops are being targeted: 2J’s Fresh Market, Runway Fashion Exchange, and the Purplegold food truck.

Cybersecurity: The Latest Challenge for Local Water Utilities

Even if budget restrictions are a factor, water utilities must invest in better cybersecurity measures. A local New Mexico water utility shares insights from its overall cybersecurity journey.

Montana Selected for Academy on Cybersecurity Policy

In the new policy academy, Montana will work with the NGA on developing and implementing cybersecurity workforce development plans.

Recording of the Missoula Valley Internet Co-op Community (Grant Creek in Missoula) Call

During this call we discussed the progress we have made in our service area build out, specifically regarding our first initiative of connecting the north Grant Creek area.

Democrats Are Getting $94 billion Serious About Universal Broadband

The bill also includes a provision that would eliminate state laws that prevent the growth of municipal broadband.