News

As Iowans take precautionary steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, it is also important to protect your cyber health and security by being mindful of related scams.

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03/18/2020

Application Window Extended and Additional Time Given for PIA Reviews Due to COVID-19

This News Brief is a repost from the Universal Service Administrative Co., originally published March 13, 2020.

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03/16/2020

ICN has a variety of remote solutions available for our customers to integrate into their organizational plans when employees can't meet face-to-face. Please know that assisting our customers is a top priority.

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03/13/2020

SANS provides some quick tips that will help you get your digital life in order and establish new digital habits all year round. SANS recommends performing backups to help recover important information, delete unused programs or apps, update devices and apps, review your passwords, review any and all add-ons or plugins i

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03/06/2020

Our SYBAC students have had many active discussions with industry professionals the last few months.

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02/18/2020

Learn about the network and major initiatives of the ICN.

Network Facts

Secure Network

The ICN operates a private (closed) state-of-the-art fiber optic Network that provides telecommunications services to authorized and certified users.

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02/14/2020

During the weeks leading up to the Iowa Caucus, ICN coordinated service requests from a variety of state government agencies for temporary services at several locations on the Capitol Complex.

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02/06/2020

Girls Go CyberStart is a free online, cybersecurity skills program designed to educate and inspire high school girls to discover the opportunities and rewards offered by a career in cybersecurity.

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01/30/2020

Data breaches, ransomware, viruses, credential theft. These are all unfortunate risks associated with online activity. Hopefully you will never have to experience a security breach or hacked account. But as the saying goes…It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when.

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01/23/2020

The FCC issued a Report and Order (FCC 19-117, released 12/3/2019) to permanently extend the Category Two budget approach with some modifications.

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01/17/2020

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