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Top 10 Cybersecurity Program

by Military Times Magazine!

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68%

OF OIL AND GAS ORGANIZATIONS
HAVE SUFFERED A DIGITAL ATTACK

– Siemens report on Cybersecurity in the Oil & Gas 2017

$19B

PROPOSED INVESTMENT IN CYBERSECURITY BY U.S.
GOVERNMENT IN FY 2017

– Cybersecurity National Action Plan

1.5M

PREDICTED SHORTAGE OF
U.S. INFORMATION SECURITY
PROFESSIONALS BY 2019

– CyberSecurity Jobs Report Q1 2017

$2.1T+

GLOBAL ANNUAL LOSS
FROM CYBER CRIME
BY 2019

– Report by Juniper Research 2015

Cybersecurity Summit Proceedings

Texas A&M Cybersecurity Events

Texas A&M Cybersecurity News

Cyber Cadets

Four members of the Corps’ Cyber Ops Special Unit participated in the Hackathon hosted by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) so they may better leverage both offensive and defensive cyber operations against adversaries intent on attacking DoD networks.

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National and International Cybersecurity News

Many firms hit by global cyber-attacks

Firms around the globe are reporting they have been hit by a major cyber-attack. Ukrainian firms, including the state power distributor and Kiev’s main airport were among the first to report issues.

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Dallas County Worries Russian Hackers Targeted Election System

With recent news that Russian hackers targeted the Dallas County web servers in the run-up to last November’s election, Cybersecurity Center Director Dr. Daniel Ragsdale discusses ways that local, state, and federal entities can cooperate and implement standards to ensure that election systems remain secure.

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MESSAGE FROM OUR DIRECTOR

Daniel J. Ragsdale, Ph.D.

Director, Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center
Professor of Practice, Computer Science and Engineering

Dr. Daniel “Rags” Ragsdale is a thirty-year Army veteran whose service included combat deployments to Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom), Afghanistan (Enduring Freedom), and Grenada (Urgent Fury). He is currently a Professor of Practice at Texas A&M and is the Director of the Cybersecurity Initiative for the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES). In that capacity he is responsible for managing and directing cybersecurity research and educational initiatives at Texas A&M. (read more)

Email rags@tamu.edu
Office 979.845.7398
Address  Donald L. Houston Center, 200 Discovery Drive, 3112 TAMU, College Station, TX 77843