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Political Roundup: NSA’s Report on Russian Cyber Attack, and Gov. Abbott Calls For a Special Session

Posted on · It’s time again for our weekly political round up and analysis of national, state and local political stories. Today, we discuss a report from the NSA saying Russia’s military intelligence agency launched a cyber attack on a US company that provides election services ahead of the 2016 election, and Gov. Greg Abbott calling a special session of […]

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How Vulnerable is the Oil and Gas Industry to Cyber Attacks?

Posted on · The annual Energy Security Council conference kicks off in the Woodlands today. The event will focus on security for the oil, gas, electricity, power, pipeline, transmission and service sectors. Then, on Wednesday, leading cyber security analysts will gather for the Secure World conference in Westchase. There’s also the annual Cyber Security for Oil and Gas […]

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State Legislative Update: Monday’s Show (May 11, 2015)

Posted on · There’s less than a month remaining in the 84th Texas legislative session. Lawmakers have introduced and debated a number of bills. Some are bound for passage and approval by the governor; others may be languishing in a committee, if given consideration at all. On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss the moments — and the […]

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Corporal Punishment, Cybersecurity and Turning Recycling Trucks into Art: Houston Matters for Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

Posted on · The case of NFL star Adrian Peterson being accused of child abuse has brought the topic of corporal punishment to the minds of the nation and many in Greater Houston. Many have criticized his alleged actions — but plenty have defended him saying they were also hit by their parents growing up. On this edition […]