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 •  November 19

As a seemingly infinite amount of sensitive data multiplies each year in cyberspace, government intelligence agencies and the academic institutions they recruit from are left to navigate changes in technology and blows to the industry’s brand. These efforts are complicated, as recently seen in the Shadow Broker breach at the NSA, by the risk...

Roanoke Times

 •  November 5

BLACKSBURG — In an auditorium at the Inn at Virginia Tech last month, small-business owners, professionals and technology experts shared horror stories. They weren’t tales of irate customers, unreliable vendors or poor employees, but of unseen villains that wreaked far more havoc on their businesses: cyber security threats. One woman told a story...

Roanoke Times

 •  July 6

RICHMOND — Some of the robots climb hills and others tell jokes. Students at the Virginia Robotics and Cyber Academy used their new coding skills to program robots to do a variety of activities. The five-day robotics academy, through the Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, served 24 high school-age students from across Virginia. It...