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Category Archive: Cybersecurity

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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Jul 04 2016

The Next Frontier on Cyber

Last Friday, before the holiday weekend kicked into full force, I had lunch with some folks at CenturyLink—literally a brown-bag affair. We tried to squeeze the time in because there are so many notes to compare on the cybersecurity front as we look for ways to work together to keep rural networks secured. CenturyLink has …

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