FARGO—North Dakota IT experts are looking to quadruple the number of the state's cybersecurity experts as cyber attacks become more frequent and target North Dakota data systems. There have been 34 million attacks over a recent six-month period, according to the North Dakota Information Technology Department. With an increasing number and severity of hacks and data breaches, the demand for experts is skyrocketing. NDSU has quite the pool to pull from, and Bison computer science students more than prepared to answer the call.
WEST FARGO—The construction on Sheyenne in West Fargo is affecting many, and that includes emergency vehicles, which is forcing them to get creative. Both the West Fargo Police and Fire departments tell WDAY News that they are finding alternative routes for traffic, including residential streets. "It's pretty difficult with the trucks coming out of this station," West Fargo Fire Chief Dan Fuller said.
WEST FARGO N.D.—Protecting your children, without invading their privacy, that's what many in West Fargo are trying to help parents do, before it's too late. West Fargo Public Schools and West Fargo Police held an open forum at Liberty Middle School. in an effort to identify the dangers of social media, apps and the threat of sexual predators online. This comes after West Fargo teacher Shannon Moser was charged with sexual assault and luring a minor.
FARGO—An NDSU student is sharing her story to prevent others from becoming victim. Kaylijah Dau told WDAY she took her eyes off her backpack for just a few moments. Then hours later, hundreds of dollars were gone from her bank account. Just before going to class Tuesday in the A. Glenn Hill Center, she grabbed cash for a vending machine on and left her backpack behind.
A new addition to a Minnesota law will have you driving more carefully, in more places, and at slower speeds. What originally included only four-lane Minnesota highways, the 'Move Over Law' now includes 2-lane roads. Say you're in an emergency vehicle, lights on, pulled over. You as a driver need to lower your speed, and move at least one lane over, in some cases the opposite lane if you're able. This new law is all in the name of safety.
SOUTH FARGO N.D. - Two men are facing charges, after police say a man was attacked with a baseball bat in South Fargo, by the Vocational Training Center, early Thursday morning. Police arrested 54-year-old Danial Curtis, and 21-year-old Shane Burley of Fargo, both are currently in jail.
FARGO N.D.—The suspect of an armed robbery is still on the loose.