Is Kitsap The Next Tech Hotspot? A Case Can Be Made – Here’s Why

  John Powers, Executive Director, Kitsap Economic Development Alliance for the KPBJ Leaders of Kitsap’s technology community will publicly ponder this question at KEDA’s fall forum – Decision Makers II – at Kiana Lodge on Thursday October 26th from 3-6:00 PM. Join in the interactive attendee dialog by registering at http://2017dm2.bpt.me/ as collectively we answer the question: ”Is Kitsap the Next Tech Hotspot in Seattle […] Read more »

Olympic College’s new role in stopping cyber attacks and viruses

New cyber range will enable local students to receive top-notch training close to home Mark Krulish   Kitsap Daily News POULSBO — Creating partnerships and building connections over geographical boundaries were major themes during a presentation July 13 at Olympic College on training the next wave of cybersecurity professionals right in their own backyards. The development of a new cyber range — which will be housed […] Read more »

KNKX Public Radio Interview: Western’s Cyber Range

Listen to KNKX Public Radio’s interview with Erik Fretheim, Director of the Information Systems Security Program at Western Washington University. Erik shares more about Western’s new Cyber Range facility that will be located at Western’s Poulsbo site. To learn more about the program visit, wwu.edu/ciss Read more »

Information Security for the Rest of Us: Practical advice for Small Businesses

Unless you’re a Home Depot, Target, Sony, or another large enterprise (Hilton most recently), your business suffering a data breach isn’t going to get the attention of mainstream media. The truth is that the majority of data breaches within the United States emanate from small- and medium-sized businesses. Hackers are specifically targeting these smaller businesses because of the difficulty and cost associated with correlating a […] Read more »

Representative Hansen Secures Funding in Budget to Expand Kitsap County College Opportunities

Posted on June 29, 2015 Rep. Drew Hansen OLYMPIA – The final budget agreed by the Legislature today funds three priorities secured by Representative Drew Hansen (D-Bainbridge Island): (1) new bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering and cybersecurity at Olympic College, offered in partnership with Washington State University and Western Washington University, (2) a statewide cut in community college tuition, and (3) an expansion of computer […] Read more »