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Virginia Kicks Off Cybersecurity Challenge for Students

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced the start of cybersecurity challenge that will run through March 2017 and aims to spark students’ interest in information technology security careers. The NSA Day of Cyber School Challenge will present real-life cyber scenarios to participating students who will explore methods and tools used by cyber professionals at the …

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Virginia to Host Summit on Cyber-Physical System Security; Gov. Terry McAuliffe Comments

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will facilitate a summit on the security of cyber networks and physical systems at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, Virginia from Sept. 20 to 22. The Cyber-Physical Systems Summit will be held to spread awareness about the challenges that organizations face to protect autonomous platforms, infrastructure and Internet …

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Report: Virginia, Maryland Leaders Propose Infrastructure Investments for FBI HQ Relocation Project

The governors of Maryland and Virginia have created separate proposals to invest in transportation and road improvement projects as they persuade the General Services Administration to pick their states as the location for the FBI’s future headquarters, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Jonathan O’Connell writes the GSA is considering relocating the FBI …

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Mark Warner, Terry McAuliffe Discuss Virginia’s Cyber Leadership Efforts to Conference

Virginia Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) and Gov. Terry McAuliffe have stated their goal to make the state the leader in cybersecurity through innovation, public-private cyber talent development, funding support and student scholarships. Northern Virginia Community College said Thursday Warner and McAuliffe highlighted their efforts during Wednesday’s Commonwealth Conference on Cyber and Education. The …

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Terry McAuliffe Directs Virginia IT Agency to Expand Cyber Risk Mgmt Activities

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has issued an executive directive to expand the state’s cyber-related risk management activities in support of efforts to strengthen cybersecurity measures. The governor’s office said in an announcement posted Aug. 31 that Executive Directive 6 mandates the Virginia Information Technologies Agency to update its data and computer systems inventory. The directive also …

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