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SUPPORT GROUP: In addition to being Roger Williams University School of Law’s director of diversity and outreach, Ralph Tavares Jr., center and seated, is the board president of Diversity and Inclusion Professionals Inc., which works with local leaders to bring more voices and perspectives in their own work. Also pictured, from left, are DAIP board member Malida Khim, project manager Katie Neves and board member Kevin Martins.  PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Tavares: ‘Find the folks that don’t fit’

PBN Diversity and Inclusion Awards 2021 Diversity Champion: Ralph Tavares Jr. Ralph Tavares Jr. has spent much of his professional career helping people of all racial,...
CYBERSECURITY SUMMIT KEYNOTE speaker Dan O'Day, director of Unit 42 by Palo Alto Networks, outlines how a recent ransomware attack against Kaseya, an information technology developer, played out over the Fourth of July weekend this year.

PBN Cybersecurity Summit: Ransom threats becoming ‘clear and present danger’

PROVIDENCE – Cybercriminals are becoming more lean, fast, abundant and strategic, and they are evolving from a nuisance to a “clear and present danger,”...
A PANEL OF LOCAL LEADERS discuss diversity and inclusion initiatives in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and the racial justice movement during PBN's 2020 Diversity & Inclusion Summit and Awards virtual event on Thursday. Clockwise from top left are Kevin Matta, Kevin Nerney, Lisa Ranglin, Neil D. Steinberg and Steve Sublett.

PBN summit: Diversity, inclusion efforts need less talk, more results

PROVIDENCE – A panel discussion about diversity and inclusion in Rhode Island workplaces and institutions was plowing through familiar topics on Thursday, such as...
TOM DOYLE, right, cyber intelligence analyst from the FBI’s Boston field office, gave the keynote address at Wednesday's Cybersecurity Summit. At left is Joe Devine, executive director of the Tech Collective, a partner with Providence Business News in hosting the summit.

PBN Cybersecurity Summit: Attacks skyrocketing; intruders more skillful

PROVIDENCE – International cybercriminals have leapt on vulnerabilities aggravated by the pandemic to supercharge their ransomware, phishing and other attacks, raising the frequency of...
PANELISTS participating in Providence Business News' virtual summit on business continuity answer questions from an online audience on Thursday.

PBN panelists: Businesses need to ramp up IT for crisis of...

While the COVID-19 pandemic has crushed the economy, in many cases it has brought out the best in people working from home and shown...
MARK HAYWARD, director of the Rhode Island district office of the U.S. Small Business Administration, was one of six panelists who participated in PBN's summit on coronvirus stimulus programs on Thursday.

PBN Summit: Experts grapple with uncertainty in coronavirus relief programs

How to get federal financial aid, how to spend the money properly and how to mop up after the money is gone or the...
GREGORY GOULD is vice president and SBA relationship manager at Webster Bank. / COURTESY WEBSTER BANK

Five Questions With: Gregory Gould

Gregory Gould, vice president and SBA relationship manager at Webster Bank, joined the bank four years ago after working at the U.S. Small Business...

SeaCorp specializes in creative and adaptive thinking

FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES | $25M-$75M | 2ND PLACE A brainy, cohesive workforce with a sterling reputation and a talent for borrowing and adapting existing technologies...

‘Safety first’ mantra helps KLR deliver accurate, secure figures

FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES | $25M-$75M | 3RD PLACE Every accounting firm claims it can manage books and estimate taxes. Despite increasingly sophisticated online risks, “there are...
INN CROWD: Linda Naiss, director of marketing for the Bristol Harbor Inn, says that small venues are dependent on last-minute bookings. /

To survive, small venues go ‘above and beyond’

The trend for business meetings in 2009 can be summed up as fewer, shorter, smaller, less frilly, more self-conscious and budgeted so tightly that...
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