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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

Written by ReadyWisconsin MADISON, Wis. — The increasing online connectivity of many aspects of our lives has made everything from paying bills to controlling the temperature in our homes easier to manage. However, it has also opened new ways for criminals to target victims. To help encourage people to be vigilant and to learn how

Gov. Walker discusses ‘If You See Something, Say Something’ initiative and public safety with law enforcement officials

  MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Scott Walker joined Maj. Gen. Don Dunbar, law enforcement officers, FBI, and representatives from the Wisconsin Homeland Security Council today to discuss the public’s role in keeping communities safe. The Department of Homeland Security’s “If You See Something, Say Something™” campaign encourages citizens to report suspicious behavior or activities to

Annual cyber security summit focuses on protecting critical infrastructure

Maj. Gen. Don Dunbar, Wisconsin’s adjutant general and Gov. Scott Walker’s Homeland security advisor, opened a daylong Cybersecurity Summit Oct. 16 at the University of Wisconsin Madison campus. The fifth annual summit theme this year was ‘Protecting Infrastructure through Public-Private Partnerships.’ Featured speakers included Dr. Jen Golbeck, Mark Weatherford, Alan Paller, Frank Grimmelmann, Thomas MacLellan