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    Top Headlines

    Microsoft announces plan to cut cybersecurity workforce shortage in half by 2025 (CNBC)

    The Future of Cybersecurity: What Will it Look Like in 2031? (securityintelligence.com)

    Biden Pushes Cybersecurity Upgrades For Critical Infrastructure After Recent Hacks (NPR)

    Cybersecurity Chiefs Are in High Demand as Companies Face Rising Hacking Threats  (The Wall Street Journal)

    Ransomware attacks rise despite US call for clampdown on cybercriminals  (Financial Times)


    Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP)

    In October, 15 years ago, CISA’s Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP) started working to enhance and coordinate the national effort to protect communities against attacks. OBP thanks academic institutions and other partners for their collaboration in recognizing and reporting suspicious activity. Please stay involved: visit OBP, find out about its Bomb-Making Materials Awareness Program (BMAP), or take one of its free, online trainings to enhance your security.  Learn More


    STOP.THINK.CONNECT Campaign Monthly Calls

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    WeLiveSecurity

    WeLiveSecurity is an IT security site covering the latest news, research, cyberthreats and malware discoveries, with insights from ESET experts.

     


    Cyware News Feeds

    Over the past few years, we have witnessed a significant rise in cybercrime and attacks. Cyber attacks have reached a new level of sophistication, making the organizations helpless in defending themselves in a majority of cases. Half of the cybersecurity related issues can be solved if the company is properly aware of the recent hacking news and cyber attacks.

    National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)

    NCSA builds strong public/private partnerships to create and implement broad-reaching education and awareness efforts to empower users at home, work and school with the information they need to keep themselves, their organizations, their systems and their sensitive information safe and secure online and encourage a culture of cybersecurity.

     

     U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC)

    The mission of U.S. Cyber Challenge (USCC) is to significantly reduce the shortage in today’s cyber workforce by serving as the premier program to identify, attract, recruit and place the next generation of cybersecurity professionals. USCC’s goal is to find 10,000 of America’s best and brightest to fill the ranks of cybersecurity professionals where their skills can be of the greatest value to the nation.

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    Report Suspicious Emails [Phishes] to the Information Security Office

    With the ever-growing risks that are associated with Phishing emails, PBSC has instituted a quick and easy-to-use Phishing submission method for suspected Phishing attempts.  You will now be able to simply click the “Report Phishing” icon in the Outlook Toolbar.

    Pushing this button will forward a copy of the email to the Information Security Office for review and mitigation, if necessary.  This will help the college to gain visibility into existing Phishing threats and enable us to respond accordingly.


    Phish Tank - Don't get hooked!

    The Information Security Office wants PBSC students and faculty/staff to have the tools available to stay cyber safe.

    The Phish Tank provides PBSC users with a self‐service way to determine if an email they have received is a known phishing attempt.

    To learn more, visit https://www.palmbeachstate.edu/information-security-office.

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