Work underway to keep cybersecurity talent from leaving Hampton Roads

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) — Teenagers are being taught to hack… but not in order to commit a crime. It’s so they know how to defend against cyber attacks.

“We actually hack in order to defend the hack, but it’s all ethical hacking,” said Linda Lavender, an instructor at Advance Technical Center in Virginia Beach.

St. LEO – IT’S YOUR TIME TO SHINE: A Veteran’s Success Story

St. Leo, FLORIDA – Monday, January 23, 2017 – Saint Leo University is pleased to announce the launch of the university’s first integrated marketing campaign. IntellecTechs’ Jeri Prophet, President and CEO, is one of the first Alumni Students featured prominently in the campaign.

Computer geeks: It’s a woman’s world, too

Tidewater Community College’s Women’s Center will host a panel discussion on March 15 titled “Women and Computers” that will highlight careers for females in a burgeoning industry.
Heather Engel, executive vice president of Sera-Bynn, will be the keynote speaker. Engel took part in Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s cyber entrepreneurship roundtable last July.

Mr. Donald R. Frank as Chief Operating Officer

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – IntellecTechs, Inc., a Virginia Beach based Information Technology Company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Donald R. Frank as Chief Operating Officer.

Hiring Veterans Open House

IntellecTechs was featured, during our 6th Anniversary Celebration and Open House event, in WVEC 13News Now’s segment entitled “Governor proposes bill aimed at hiring more veterans”. Watch the video above or get in touch with us for more information.

Dairy Queen Data Breach

NEWPORT NEWS – A Peninsula Dairy Queen is one of four in Virginia and among hundreds across the country affected by hackers.
Dairy Queen says that its payment systems were breached by hackers who may have gained access to customer names, credit and debit card numbers and expiration dates.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Data Vulnerabilities

NORFOLK — An internal memo prepared by top IT professionals inside the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says the agency’s computers that hold private information for hundreds of thousands of military veterans are essentially wide open.