Sioux Falls Leadership Comments On Rally

21 hours ago

In The Moment … May 30, 2020 Show 829 Hour 2

Local Sioux Falls leaders say they saw two very separate events last night. The first was the peaceful protest that attracted thousands of people demanding justice for George Floyd and all people of color. They point to the vandalism and burglary in southwest Sioux Falls later last night as a very separate event. SDPB's John Nguyen joins us with more from this morning's briefing. 


Bob Burns: China Town Hall

Nov 18, 2019

In The Moment ... November 18, 2019 Show 701Hour 2

This evening at 5 at the Daktronics Headquarters building in Brookings, the South Dakota World Affairs Council and the National Committee on United States-China Relations is hosting China Town Hall. This two-part program will examine the issues between the U.S. and China in politics, security, and trade. Bob Burns is the chairperson for the SD World Affairs Council.

Making A Living Recap - Cloud Usage

Oct 9, 2018
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In The Moment ... October 9. 2018 Show 438 Hour 1

The Cloud is becoming more pervasive in our day to day lives. More than likely you've used it without even knowing it.


The cloud is also transforming technology and business. For the latest Making a Living program SDPB's Jackelyn Severin sat down with three panelists to discuss cloud storage and security.











Congress Debating Defense Spending

Jun 12, 2016

Congress is working on the National Defense Authorization Act. It passed the U.S. House and is currently before the Senate. Not everyone agrees on what the measure should look like.

Rounds Proposes Cyber War Act

May 25, 2016

Federal officials warn that cyber-attacks are becoming greater threats to American security. U.S. Senator Mike Rounds is sponsoring an act that defines cyber war.  Proponents say it helps America defend itself, some opponents say there is no one size fits all strategy for war.

Kealey Bultena / SDPB

A school safety plan at a southeast South Dakota district includes allowing people who are not law enforcement access to firearms on school property. The Tri-Valley school board Monday approved the first reading of a sentinel program.

Nearly 900 students in kindergarten through the 12th grade attend Tri-Valley school in Colton. The building sits outside of town across from a field.

Kealey Bultena / SDPB

The Administrator of the TSA is using his time in Sioux Falls to better understand the needs of America’s smaller airports. The Transportation Safety Administration’s leader has been on the job for only a few months. He says he hopes to gain local perspective as he works to make air travel safer.

Sioux Falls Regional Airport’s executive director Dan Letellier takes a select few on a behind-the-scenes tour.

Creating A Center For Security And Counterfeiting

Jan 17, 2014

Dr. Jon Kellar and Dr. Grant Crawford of South Dakota School of Mines and Technology join Innovation to discuss the creation of a Center for Security Printing and Anti-Counterfeiting Technology. South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is the lead institution for the project. Collaborating with other faculty from the University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University, these university-based researchers will work on new projects to address the most pervasive and destructive security and counterfeiting problems.

Security And Encryption

Sep 6, 2013

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit, John T. Meyer and Jeff Litterick - discuss the latest news in technology. Topics include security and encryption as well as social media and some Apple news.

High Profile Hacks Highlight Cyber Security

Jul 24, 2013

Have you changed your computer password lately?  Now might be a good time.  This week two high profile South Dakotans had their Twitter accounts hacked.

The U.S. Attorney for South Dakota Brendan Johnson, and Colonel Craig Price the Superintendent of the South Dakota Dakota Highway Patrol were both hacked.
SDPB’s Charles Michael Ray reports that both cases highlight the importance of cyber security.


Mar 19, 2013

DakotaCon, South Dakota's premier security event, returns to Dakota State University in Madison this Friday through Sunday.  DSU is combining three programs into three days to bring the best and the brightest individuals in cyber security together for DakotaCon.  Josh Pauli, Associate Professor of Cyber Security at DSU, talked about this year's conference and recent cyber security breaches that have been in the news.

The Future Of Global Terrorism

Mar 5, 2013

Did the death of Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden make America safer?  If so, are there other threats to the national security with which Americans need to be concerned?  Augustana College graduate Jarret Brachman, an internationally recognized specialist on terrorism and violent extremist movements, will explore how America's thinking about security has evolved after the death of Bin Laden, at the Augustana Thought Leader Forum.  Brachman presents "Beyond Bin Laden: The Future of Global Terrorism" Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at C.J.

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Brovelite, John T. Meyer, Amos Aesoph, and Jeff Litterick - bring you the latest technology news. Topics included last-minute Christmas tech buying tips and ideas, browser script errors and security updates, and much more.

Cyber Monday

Nov 26, 2012

Today is "Cyber Monday" and John T. Meyer, Chief Creative Officer for 9 Clouds, a digital marketing and education firm based in Sioux Falls, talks about how the online market has had an impact on traditional brick and mortar retailing.  Meyer also provides advice on keeping your private information safe when shopping online.