Cybersecurity

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The Kennedy Space Center in Florida is hosting the first Rocket Girls Cyber Space camp later this summer for high school junior and senior girls. Of the camp’s 16 initial participants, 14 are from South Dakota. That’s largely thanks to a partnership between the new camp and the CybHER program at Dakota State University. 

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In The Moment ... May 24, 2017 Show 100 Hour 1

As top programmers compete in Rapid City at the International Collegiate Programming Contest this week, cyber attacks continue to make headlines across the globe. The recent Wanna-Cry malware wreaked havoc in more than 150 countries. U.S. Senator Mike Rounds serves as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on cyber security. He joins us now to talk about cyber acts of war, how to revitalize American policy and strategy and more.

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In The Moment ... May 22, 2017 Show 098 Hour 1

South Dakota's ballot question system empowers voters, but also features a controversial influx of out-of-state money. A summer task force is set to evaluate the process. Augustana University political science professor Emily Wanless chairs the South Dakota Legislature's initiative, referendum and constitutional amendment task force. She joins In the Moment to talk about a nonpartisan conversation about direct democracy.

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In The Moment ... February 14, 2017 Show 030 Hour 1

Your expectations for national security are high, yet fear of what a national security threat might look like in 2017 continues to shape American foreign policy. Before we can fully prepare for battles in cyberspace, we need to imagine how they might play out. U.S. Senator Mike Rounds joins us today to talk about the threat of cyberwar ... and what he's prepared to do about it. Senator Rounds is chair of the recently created Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Cybersecurity.