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Aug 15 2017

Got to Love Sioux Falls!

    I am traveling back from the Regional Conference in Sioux Falls, South Dakota this week.  The location is ideal given the key leadership role that Senator Thune, local boy gone to Washington, has played in communications policy and his continued active engagement in meeting the challenge of rural broadband deployment.  One of the …

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Jul 25 2017

Another Broken Toe, Another Regional Meeting….

Maybe I should have been blessed with more coordination, or maybe with smaller feet….either way, this past weekend saw me again knocking into something that was strong than my toes and another one of my phalanges has paid the price.  I know that phalange is the medical term for toe since I have now had …

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Jul 23 2017

In a Security State of Mind

I’ve been thinking a lot about security lately.  Maybe it’s just the state of the world, maybe it’s with our terrific regional meeting sessions on cybersecurity, maybe it’s because of my trying to get up to speed for my role on CSRIC and combine all of that with my youngest daughter, Kelsey, and her Johns …

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May 15 2017

NTCA Shares Resources Available as Ransomware Attack WannaCry Spreads

As has been widely reported in the media, a new strain of ransomware known as WannaCry, WCry, or Wanna Decryptor is rapidly spreading across the world. Ransomware is a type of malicious software, or malware, a computer virus which encrypts most or even all of the files on a user’s computer. The malware then demands …

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Apr 14 2017

IP Vision Rocked – Make Sure Your Team Has Their 2018 Calendar Marked!

I might be a tad challenged at programming my new Smart TV but that doesn’t mean that I don’t keep a close eye on technology trends. It’s one of the reasons I think that the agenda for our IP Vision meeting is so critical. This year’s IP Vision Conference & Expo looked at the intersection …

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Oct 28 2016

NTCA Cyber Bundle

At our very first Cybersecurity Summit last week, we here at NTCA were able to get a much better take on what our membership really needs on the cyber front—clearly more technical training opportunities and certainly more tools in hand. On the technical piece, we’re taking a look at what we can do to augment …

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