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Space Foundation announces 2015 Space Symposium speakers

The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation has release a list of top government and military officials who will speak at this year’s 31st annual Space Symposium. The event, which is scheduled for April 13-16 at The Broadmoor, will include an expanded technical track and two classified tracks — Cyber 1.5 and the Space Classified program —… Continue Reading Space Foundation announces 2015 Space Symposium speakers

BBB warns of heightened phishing threat

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BBB warns of heightened phishing threat

The phishing threat level has changed from green to red, according to the Better Business Bureau. The BBB of Southern Colorado informed its members last week of increased activity by scammers sending “bogus emails” to business owners to obtain sensitive information. The BBB said in a news release that the emails ask recipients to open… Continue Reading BBB warns of heightened phishing threat

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New form of malware harms Springs businesses

A new computer virus made its debut in Colorado Springs this week – and officials at Colorado Networks say it demands urgent attention. The malware unleashes a program that encrypts files and folders, including network shared folders, said Jeff Beauprez, president and CEO of Colorado Networks. “It then demands a payment of $300 to recover… Continue Reading New form of malware harms Springs businesses

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Pentagon gets cyberwar guidelines

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President Barack Obama has signed executive orders that lay out how far military commanders around the globe can go in using cyberattacks and other computer-based operations against enemies and as part of routine espionage in other countries. The orders detail when the military must seek presidential approval for a specific cyber assault on an enemy… Continue Reading Pentagon gets cyberwar guidelines

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The White House on Thursday is expected to unveil its proposal to enhance the country’s cybersecurity, laying out plans to require industry to better protect systems that run critical infrastructure like the electrical grid, financial systems and nuclear power plants. The Obama administration also is insisting that companies tell consumers when their personal information has… Continue Reading AP sources: White House set to unveil cyber plan

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