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Aug 22 2023
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) - Boecore, a Colorado Springs company is expanding and set to create 620 new jobs, including software and systems engineers. The announcement came from the Governor’s Office and the Global Business Development Division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) on Tuesday, August 22nd. According to the company’s website,KRDO
Aug 22 2023
'It's really a defense': As cyberattacks rise, officials urge schools to take precautions – New Hampshire Bulletin
When the Concord School District experienced a cybersecurity attack in 2016, Pamela McLeod was the director of technology. The aftermath, she recalled, was crushing. The infiltrators swept up the W-2 wage and tax forms for all of the district’s employees, which included their names, addresses, and Social Security numbers. The targets were forced to move quickly, check their accounts, andNew Hampshire Bulletin
Aug 23 2023
Boecore, a Colorado Springs-based aerospace and defense company that specializes in software development, system engineering and cybersecurity, will bring more than 600 jobs to the region and invest nearly $8 million to remodel and expand its facilities. The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC released the news Tuesday at its office, which during the past year has been a frequent site ofThe Denver Gazette
May 12 2021
On Wednesday, President Joe Biden signed an executive order aimed at improving U.S. cybersecurity and defenses after a ransomware hack caused the Colonial Pipeline, which provides nearly half of the transportation fuel for the East Coast, to shut down. The order, which the White House had been working on for months, will establish a Cybersecurity Safety Review Board to review incidents inNPR (Online News) New York Post (News) Washington Post
Jun 15 2023
Several US federal government agencies have been hit in a global cyberattack that exploits a vulnerability in widely used software, according to a top US cybersecurity agency.
The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency “is providing support to several federal agencies that have experienced intrusions affecting their MOVEit applications,” Eric Goldstein, the agency’sCNN (Online News)
Jun 20 2023
Hawaii Community College was the target of a ransomware attack, University of Hawaii officials today confirmed today. “Hawaii CC representatives are actively working with federal authorities and cybersecurity experts,” a university statement said. “The Hawaii CC campus was notified of a cybersecurity incident (today) shortly after UH was made aware of the situation,” the statement continued. “Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Jul 12 2023
Lawmakers are demanding that Pentagon officials report within six months about how the military's increasing reliance on a single software vendor, Microsoft, will affect the nation's cybersecurity and competition between IT companies for defense contracts.
The Senate version of the annual defense authorization bill instructs Department of Defense (DOD) Chief Information Officer JohnNewsweek
Jul 13 2023
U.S. officials say state-backed Chinese hackers foiled Microsoft's cloud-based security to break into unclassified U.S. government email systems at an unspecified number of agencies, including the State Department. The extent of the hack was not immediately clear Wednesday, but a person familiar with the hack investigation said U.S. military and intelligence agencies were not among thoseArkansas Democrat-Gazette
Jun 09 2023
Minnesota Department of Education files, including some student data, were accessed as part of a large-scale and global cybersecurity attack on a file-transfer system, the state agency said Friday. The hack by the Russian Cl0p ransomware syndicate exploited a program called MOVEit that is widely used by businesses to securely share files. The parent company of MOVEit's U.S. maker, ProgressStar Tribune
Jul 12 2023
Microsoft disclosed in a blog post Tuesday night that a China-based hacking group gained access to an unspecified number of email accounts across approximately 25 organizations. Why it matters: Many of the accounts affected are tied to government agencies and individuals likely associated with those agencies, Microsoft said. • The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency also said inAxios