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UA Researchers Awarded $4.6M Grant For Cybersecurity Progam

A multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Arkansas has been awarded a five-year, $4.63 million National Science Foundation grant to recruit, educate and train cybersecurity professionals. read more >
David Maxwell, former director of the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, says preparation will be essential to recovering from a major infrastructure crisis like a cyberattack on the electrical grid.
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‘Black Sky’ Threat Looms Over Grid, BusinessesLock Icon

David Maxwell, former director of the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, warns that a crippling cyberattack on power could bring a cascade of system failures across society — from communications to water systems to food and fuel distribution. read more >
Kent Watson, vice president of technology at Metova in Fayetteville, says the internet of things creates vulnerabilities. What are they? “To some extent, we don’t know.”
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In the Internet of Things, Many Things to Worry About

The convenience of computer networks and smartphones and data-sharing devices — the “internet of things” — can seem a godsend to those who appreciate the speed and ease of staying connected. For others, the all-inclusiveness of the IoT — eye-oh-tee, as most tech people say — means a constant battle for security. read more >