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Protecting Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Threats

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The essential systems that support our daily lives - such as electricity, financial institutions and transportation - are all dependent upon the internet.  Building resilience in critical infrastructure is crucial to our national security.  This last week of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) will look at cybersecurity in relation to keeping our traffic lights, running water, phone lines and other critical infrastructure secure.

The Internet Wants You: Consider a Career in Cybersecurity

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According to a study by the Center for Cyber Safety and Education, by 2022, there will be a shortage of 1.8 million information security workers. It is critical that today's students graduate ready to enter the workforce to fill the vast number of available cybersecurity positions. Week four of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) focuses on encouraging students and other job seekers to explore cybersecurity careers.

Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business

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Creating a culture of cybersecurity is critical for all organizations - large and small businesses, academic institutions, non-profits, and government agencies - and must be a shared responsibility among all employees.  As part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, this week highlights how organizations can protect against the most common cyber threats.  The week also looks at resources to help organizations strengthen their cyber resilience, including the use of the

40 Years in Space – NASA’s Voyager 1 and 2

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Tuesday marks the 40th anniversary of the launch of NASA's Voyager 1 space probe. A companion spacecraft, Voyager 2, had launched a few weeks earlier on August 20, 1977.

At around 13 billion miles away, Voyager 1 has traveled the furthest distance from Earth for a human-created object.  Voyager 2 has a record of its own - the longest continuously operating spacecraft.