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Smartphone and registration?: Colorado state troopers will now ask for your digital driver’s license

But you still need to carry your plastic version as proof since local police and law enforcement haven’t adopted the technology.

Opinion: Facebook shouldn’t block a journalist tool revealing how political ads are targeted

Election officials bolster confidence in election, warn against misinformation at Colorado Sun forum

Officials also played down cybersecurity issues but said they were remaining vigilant

Spreadsheet snafu exposes private data of 30,000 Colorado state employees

State officials say files have been deleted and there’s no evidence of misuse, but those affected are being told to take precautions

After a small Colorado city paid cyber attackers a ransom, there’s concern about the rest of the state

Most small towns don’t have the resources to hire cybersecurity professionals. An effort to help cities like Lafayette, which just paid a ransom, are underway

Fraudulent unemployment claims continue in Colorado, but 30-50% were stopped “at the front door”

New unemployment claims for the first time last week dropped below the highest point of the Great Recession.

Fraud, ID theft in Colorado have shifted during coronavirus. Now is the time to double down on protection.

A flood of federal relief overwhelmed outdated government systems as fraudsters exploited cracks with data likely stolen long ago. But don’t give up on protecting personal data, say security pros.

Fraudsters foiled by Colorado’s unemployment office as number of new out-of-work claims decline

State rolls out fraud prevention tips in case you’re one of those employed folks who received unemployment notices in the mail

Nearly one-third of new pandemic unemployment claims last week were fake, Colorado’s labor department says

The FBI is investigating the multi-state scheme involving stolen identities and backdated claims. Meanwhile, the department stopped payments on half of them, resulting in $34 million not being paid.

How SamSam ransomware took down CDOT and how the state fought back — twice

When cyberattackers held CDOT files hostage and demanded bitcoin in 2018, the state learned a $1.7 million lesson about cybersecurity

Colorado got $3.6 million from the Equifax breach. It’ll help start a rural college program to prevent this from happening again.

Colorado Northwestern Community College plans to start cybersecurity classes this Fall while the rest of the money will be spent on consumer education and possibly a loan-forgiveness program.

Removing banned tech from China’s Huawei will cost rural Colorado telecoms over $300 million. Will it even fix the problem?

Sticking with gear made by Huawei Technologies means violating a national security order issued out of concerns it could be spying on American citizens and building backdoors into their software and equipment

Coloradans can now store their driver’s license on a smartphone. But don’t ditch your plastic ID just yet.

The state built its own digital ID app. But it isn’t yet accepted by state law enforcement, federal officials or out-of-state bars.

How California’s data privacy law will change your online experience — no matter where you live

California's beefed-up new data-privacy law means Colorado firms are on the hook starting Jan. 1, while Colorado's own regulations could soon allow residents to tell companies “Don't sell my data”

Lockheed Martin sniffs around for space in Grand Junction

With recent BLM win, Western Slope city hopes to land a piece of aerospace

Cory Gardner: Cybersecurity is everyone’s problem. So why are women underrepresented in the field?

A cybersecurity worker shortage in Colorado has the industry tapping veterans to fill the gap

The security-focused bootcamp SecureSet finds 40% of its students are veterans while Colorado Springs is building a city to keep people transitioning out of the military

Nearly 3 dozen cybersecurity breaches reported in Colorado since start of consumer data-privacy law

More than 90,000 Coloradans private data has been breached -- at least that's what we know of thanks to a new state law

Restaurants, job training and low(er) home prices: A dive into why Colorado Springs’ economy is booming

The city leads the state for employment growth in 2018 and 2019, thanks to diversity in business, age, health care, cybersecurity.

Two Iranians indicted in hacking scheme that held CDOT computers hostage and cost Colorado up to $2 million

State's chief information security officer shares how the malware took out 1,700 computers for six weeks

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