News of Note—Cybersecurity, LG, Consolidated and more

august 8 2017

> To ensure the U.S. has the cybersecurity workforce it needs, some industry experts at a Congressional hearing Tuesday addressed the need for colleges to take the lead in training students. More than 1.8 million cybersecurity professionals may be needed by 2022. Diverse Education article

> Researchers find security holes in LG's IoT home appliances. ZDNet article

> Clavister, a provider of network security solutions, and Enea have entered a collaborative partnership for virtual mobile solutions within the SDN/NFV environment. Release

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> TeleTech Holdings was recognized with a Brandon Hall Group Silver Award for Excellence for "Best Results of a Learning Program" along with their client, FairPoint Communications, a Consolidated Communications company. Release

> Comcast has already spent more than $200,000 to derail new municipal broadband efforts in Fort Collins, Colorado. Motherboard article

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