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MARK BLACKWELL: Cyber security insurance perhaps?

In the past month, two instances have highlighted the need for me to pay increased attention to cyber security.  First, my credit card company called to inform me that someone who should not have had access to my accounts had been shopping online with my cards.  In the second instance, my insurance provider was apparently hacked and my personal information ...

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MSU recertified as leading cyber security learning center

STARKVILLE — Federal officials have reaffirmed Mississippi State University as a leading institution for cyber security education and research. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have recertified the university as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Research. The designation is valid through 2021. The designation comes after extensive work by faculty in ...

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Mississippi State named center for cyber operations

STARKVILLE — Mississippi State University is among the nation’s elite institutions that are preparing students for highly technical cyber security jobs, and the university has a new designation from the National Security Agency that will expand these opportunities. The NSA has designated MSU as one of four new schools for its National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations Program, ...

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Attorney General Hood teams up with Facebook

Protecting teens’ online privacy is the goal of a new public education campaign launched today by Attorney General Jim Hood in cooperation with Facebook. “As parents, we address issues of trust, accountability and respect with our children concerning their direct interactions with others and we should treat online conversations the same,” said Attorney General Hood. “I am proud to partner ...

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Security solutions for your data center

As cloud computing continues to grow, companies large and small will be looking for data centers to help manage their network’s cyber footprint. MBJ video journalist Stephen McDill talks with Todd Gooden with The Solutions Team in Richland to learn more about cloud computing and data center security. Gooden: When we designed the Solution Center we actually designed it to ...

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Security solutions for your data center

As cloud computing continues to grow, companies large and small will be looking for data centers to help manage their network’s cyber footprint. MBJ video journalist Stephen McDill talks with Todd Gooden with The Solutions Team in Richland to learn more about cloud computing and data center security. Gooden: When we designed the Solution Center we actually designed it to ...

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Senate passes cyber security measure

The Senate has passed a resolution co-sponsored by Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) to increase awareness among individuals, businesses and government entities of the steps that should be taken to protect themselves from a growing international and domestic threat to digital systems and data. The Senate approved the National Cyber Security Awareness Month Resolution (S.Res.285) by unanimous consent. The measure sets ...

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