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BEING PROACTIVE: Panelists at the 2018 PBN Cybersecurity Summit, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Oct. 11, discuss ways companies can prepare for and prevent cyberattacks and hackers. From left: Jeffrey Ziplow, cybersecurity risk assessment partner for BlumShapiro; Francesca Spidalieri, senior fellow for cyber leadership at the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy at Salve Regina University; and Jason Farmer, senior solution manager for RiskSense.
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Train, anticipate to thwart hackers

Cyberthreats are continuing to grow, despite the significant efforts made over the past year to educate both business sectors and the public about ways...

Haynes to lead McAuley Ministries

BARBARA HAYNES was recently named executive director of Providence-based nonprofit McAuley Ministries. She replaces Donald P. Wolfe, who retired in July. Haynes most recently...
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Most-read stories on PBN.com, September 2018

1. Private schools adjusting tuition policies in effort to diversify enrollments PUBLISHED IN PRINT: SEPT. 7. Gordon School and other independent schools that have...
CELEBRATING PRESERVATION: Attendees applaud during last year’s Rhody Awards ceremony, hosted by Preserve Rhode Island and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. This year’s ceremony will take place Oct. 21 at Belcourt of Newport.
 / COURTESY PRESERVE RHODE ISLAND

Editor’s Choice: Honoring those who preserve history

EDITOR’S CHOICE Honoring those who preserve history PRESERVE RHODE ISLAND and the R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission will hold their annual Rhody Awards...

Degree of separation

Does your company require employees, current or potential, to have an education? Yes: 72.7% No: 27.3%What level of education do you require employees to have? Bachelor’s degree:...

Lists: Diagnostic Imaging Centers

Total number of local staff: 1,515FOOTNOTES: 1. Reflects number of patient visits in 2017. 2. Care New England is comprised of Butler Hospital, Kent Hospital, and...

Lists: Physical Therapists & Sports Medicine Centers

Total number of clinicians: 497Re-ranked by number of locations: 1. Performance Physical Therapy | No. of locations: 14 2. Ortho Rhode Island Inc. | No. of...

Who Owns The Block?

Tiogue Avenue | Williams Street to Hopkins Hill Road COVENTRYResearch/Photography: Providence Business News/James Bessette Map: Providence Business News/Lisa Lagreca

Almeida named Rhode Island Legal Services chair

VICTORIA M. ALMEIDA, a shareholder at Providence-based law firm Adler Pollock & Sheehan PC, was recently appointed chairperson of the Rhode Island Legal Services...
FLAVORFUL SELECTIONS: Attendees observe various food items on display during last year’s Taste of Southern Rhode Island event. This year’s event, hosted by the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, will take place Oct. 18 at Clark Farms in South Kingstown.
 / COURTESY SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Editor’s Choice: Sample food, spirits from southern Rhode Island

EDITOR’S CHOICE Sample food, spirits from southern Rhode Island THE ANNUAL TASTE of Southern Rhode Island, held by the Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce,...
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