Tag: Cybersecurity

MVCC’s Advanced Institute for Manufacturing Awarded Cybersecurity Grant

Mohawk Valley Community College’s Advanced Institute for Manufacturing (AIM) was awarded a $303,600 grant by the Empire State Development’s Division of Science, Technology, and Innovation (NYSTAR) to help bring the state’s more than 1,600 manufacturers who are defense contractors into compliance related to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-171.…

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Security Alert – The WannaCry Ransomware Attack

You may have heard some news over the weekend about a global-scale ransomware attack that has been affecting countries in Europe and Asia. These attacks have been disrupting operations in the manufacturing, healthcare, telecommunications, and shipping industries, among others. This malicious software, called “WannaCry” spread through an exploit in the Windows Operating System, and not…

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