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  1. The Name Game

    The Name Game

    Acronym: a word (such as NATO, radar or laser) formed from the initial letter or letters of each of the successive parts or major parts of a compound term. An abbreviation (such as FBI) formed from initial letters is also known as an initialism ...

  2. Ransomware. Could You Be Next?

    Ransomware. Could You Be Next?

    Ransomware is a form of malware. Its main purpose is to seize your systems, encrypt your data and basically make your network devices and data unusable. Then it will present you with a ransom note that demands payment, usually in bitcoin, to release ...

  3. Reminiscing With Ben Colley

    Reminiscing With Ben Colley

    In a newsletter earlier this year, we asked members to share with us some of their earliest memories of MOREnet. A couple different people mentioned the CISCO router training led by Ben Colley, which spurred us to give him a call to reminisce about ...

  4. Don't Get Fooled

    Don't Get Fooled

    April 1, April Fools' Day, is a day for jokes and tricks. Many of us have been on the receiving end of April Fools' pranks. Google always has fun with this day by posting fun graphics and videos on their search page. When hackers take advantage of ...

  5. Reminiscing on Thirty Years: A Videoconferencing Vision

    The early years of the videoconferencing group at MOREnet have been likened to mission control for a space flight. All the parts had to move in tandem to get this new technology up and running smoothly, and our video experts had to know every part. ...

  6. Data Breach = Data Sold

    Data Breach = Data Sold

    The value of your personal information is holding steady on the dark web. What kind of information is of value to the cyber criminal? It turns out, almost everything. Data breaches can be devastating for victims in multiple ways. Identity theft, ...

  7. Esports Conference Coming This Summer

    Esports Conference Coming This Summer

    We are excited to partner with the Missouri Scholastic Esports Federation (MOSEF) and are co-sponsoring MOSEF's 2021 Annual Conference. The conference will be held on July 30 and 31, 2021, and will feature Dr. Chris Haskell, Head Coach of Esports at ...

  8. Lack of Funding, Lack of Focus, Lack of Security

    Security is important, right? Locked doors, video cameras, passwords and wallets. All are important to secure our money, property and data. What comes first in the security-centric chain? Funding, training, knowledge and tools are critical links in ...

  9. Another Day. Another Hack.

    Another Day. Another Hack.

    Breaches, stolen credentials, ransomware. Somewhere in the world it's happening. Stories like these hit the news multiple times a day. Let's take a look at some of the recent popular attacks, how they do it and how it can be prevented.Water ...

  10. Celebrate International Women's Day

    Celebrate International Women's Day

    It's #InternationalWomensDay. Over the course of the day, we celebrated just a few of the female leaders that are part of our staff and consortium. Gloria Stephenson As the manager of Cybersecurity and LAN Services at MOREnet, her day-to-day ...

  11. FCC Seeks Outreach Partners for Emergency Broadband Benefit

    The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help households struggling to pay for Internet service during the pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services and virtual classrooms. Under the ...

  12. Cybersecurity Challenge Finals

    Eleven high school teams competed in the finals of the Missouri High School Cybersecurity Challenge on February 23 and 24. Teams were made up of two or three high school students who have a passion for cybersecurity and technology. During the ...

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