Cyber Program

The purpose of the NDSLIC's Cyber Program is to analyze threats, evaluate, provide intelligence, and promote cyber security awareness for the state of North Dakota and its critical infrastructure; including public and private sectors.  The NDSLIC’s Cyber Program maintains connections and resources (local, state, federal, and tribal) to provide cyber threat intelligence to our partners and stakeholders.  These resources include but are not limited to:

  • National Fusion Center Association (NFCA)
  • United States Homeland Security (DHS)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • North Dakota National Guard (NDNG)
  • Cyber Intelligence Operations (CIO)
  • Multiple ISAC’s
    • E-ISAC
    • MS-ISAC
    • EI-ISAC

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Ransomware hits computer networks of North Carolina water utility

Categories: all, Cyber

A North Carolina water utility has been infected by ransomware in a breach the company says has forced customer-service functions offline and will require it to rebuild its computing infrastructure.

N.D. university system reports unauthorized account access

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The North Dakota University System has reported there was unauthorized access to an employee’s email account in July, an account which contained thousands of individuals’ personal information.

State of North Dakota Wins Second Hackfest Competition

Categories: all, Cyber

BISMARCK, N.D. (July 27, 2018) – The State of North Dakota’s Information Technology team won a “hackfest” competition at an event sponsored by Microsoft in Minneapolis, MN. This is the second hackfest the state has won this year. North Dakota’s participants in the government-only event, Chad Gumeringer and Craig Felchle, won the competition by developing working models of two chat bots, an artificial intelligence (AI) feature in Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform.

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North Dakota Cyber Security Conference

Categories: all, Cyber

The North Dakota Cyber Security Conference brings together community members from education, government and industry to share strategies, best practices and innovative solutions to address today’s challenges in cyber security. The vast scope of modern cyber threats calls for active participation from individuals and organizations across the state.

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