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Cyber Security Remains Top Goal For D.C. Governments

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The D.C. government has yet to offer organized across-the-board cyber-security training to its employees despite an internal recommendation last year that it improved such education.

Cyber-attacks are on the rise and increasingly sophisticated. Local governments are seen as especially vulnerable because of personal and sensitive information they maintain.

City officials organized a multi-agency exercise last April to gauge the government's cyber-attack readiness. An after-action report, obtained by The Associated Press, listed better cyber-security training for D.C. employees as a top goal. But that hasn't yet happened, in part because officials say they're first trying to improve the security of their network to prevent against threats.

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Tired Of The Seoul-Sucking Rat Race, Koreans Flock To Farming

More than 80 percent of people in South Korea live in cities. But in the past few years, there has been a shift. Tens of thousands of South Koreans are relocating to the countryside each year.
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Kojo explores the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer, a poor Mississippi sharecropper who became an outspoken voice in the civil rights movement and the fight for voting rights.

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