Cookies are taking on a whole new meaning – Girl Scouts announce a cybersecurity badge!

Need a cybersecurity expert? No fear, Girl Scouts in training are here. Girl Scouts of the USA and Palo Alto Networks has announced a collaboration to introduce a series of 18 cybersecurity badges for girls, grades K-12. The badges, which will help Scouts explore opportunities in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) while building leadership […]

UMSA Introduces New Managing Director: Marie Strawser

UMSA would like to take a moment to announce and congratulate Marie Strawser, UMSA founder, as she begins her new leadership role as the Managing Director of UMSA this month. Marie has more than 15 years of experience in developing and sustaining agile, comprehensive, flexible, scalable enterprise-wide continuity programs in business continuity. Over the years, […]

Cybersecurity: A timeline

As we’ve discussed in previous posts, the intricacy, effectiveness and scale of cyber attacks have evolved significantly. However, as cybercrime has become more sophisticated, so has the procedures and security to defend against it. Take a look at the following timeline of cybersecurity in the United States over the past 30 years. The first computer […]

10 tech gift ideas for the holidays

Christmas is drawing near, and those who celebrate may have a few people left of their shopping list! Those tech lovers might be the most difficult to shop for, so we have gathered a list of 10 great gadget gift ideas for someone on your list—or maybe even for yourself. Be sure to click on […]

Secure360 Conference: Sign up now and save!

Do you like saving money and cybersecurity? Well, then we have a deal for you! Now, until February 16, 2015, you can save $70 on regular Secure360 Conference registration! You know you want to come, and just think about what you could do with that extra $70 during your trip to St. Paul for the […]

2014 annual wrap up

We have so much to be thankful for this year and before we say goodbye to 2014, we want to give a shout-out to everyone who helped make this year so great! UMSA member and affiliate organizations We would be nowhere without all of you! Thank you for believing in UMSA and coming together to […]