cybersecurity

TEEX Cybersecurity Experts Help Organizations and Individuals Safeguard Personal Information

Each year, hundreds of millions of individuals lose their personally identifiable information due to cyberattacks on organizations large and small, both public and private. The recent data leak reported by AT&T affecting 73 million of its customers, including individuals and organizations, underscores the need to be vigilant about protecting personal information in cyberspace. Cybersecurity experts…

Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service Releases Online Semiconductor Workforce Training Course

Recently, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed the Texas CHIPS Act, a piece of legislation that will encourage semiconductor-related companies to expand in Texas, maintaining the state’s position as the nation’s leader in semiconductor manufacturing. Semiconductors, or microchips, are an essential component of electronic devices, including computers, printers, cars and mobile phones. As society increasingly relies…

Texas Department of Information Resources and Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service Provide New Cyber Incident Investigation Training for Law Enforcement

AUSTIN– The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR), in partnership with Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX), today launched a free online course to equip Texas law enforcement with the knowledge necessary to recognize and respond to cybercrimes that they may be called upon to investigate.   “Law enforcement professionals are often the first responders…

Registration Opens for 2024 TEEX Cyber Readiness Summit

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) has opened registration for the TEEX Cyber Readiness Summit, which will take place from February 13 to 15 of 2024, at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention Center in San Marcos. At the summit, attendees will learn strategies to recognize and respond to cyber threats….

TEEX’s New Instructors Represent Women in Cyber

In 2022, Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) hired three new “cyber gurus” to deliver cybersecurity courses. Connar Moore, Rayza Collazo and Tierra Smith make up TEEX’s new cyber instruction team that travels around the U.S. and its territories to provide no-cost courses like Essentials of Cybersecurity, Community Preparedness for Cyber Incidents and Understanding Targeted…

TEEX Cyber Readiness Center Will Work with IBM to Extend Capabilities

The Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) announced that it will incorporate several aspects of the IBM (NYSE: IBM) Security portfolio into its national cybersecurity training initiatives. TEEX focuses on providing cybersecurity training and technical assistance to public and private organizations across all 50 states as well as U.S. territories. They help train front-line employees,…