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PANELISTS AT PBN'S Cybersecurity Summit Friday said, among other topics, that a company's employees are a liability when it comes to cybersecurity. Above, from left to right, Panelists Eric, Shorr, Cindy Lepore, Colin Coleman, Jason Albuquerque, Francesca Spadlieri, Jeffery Ziplow and Moderator Doug White. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Panelists at PBN Cybersecurity Summit say employees are liability regarding cybersecurity

WARWICK – A company’s best asset, its own employees, can be its worst enemy when it comes to cybersecurity and employees being properly trained...

Five Questions With: Joe Devine

Tech Collective Executive Director Joe Devine spoke with PBN about the upcoming Rhode to Resilience workshop presented by the Global Cyber Alliance on Oct....
THE PBN CYBERSECURITY Summit will be held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Oct. 11.

PBN summit to tackle cybersecurity

PROVIDENCE – The latest trends, threats and solutions in cybersecurity will be discussed on Friday, Oct. 11, at this year's PBN Cybersecurity Summit.The event...
WHERE IT COUNTS: Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea, with the state’s ballot-counting machines. A task force is investigating whether the election system needs an upgrade to reduce its vulnerability to hackers.
 / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

Modems could be weakness in securing R.I. elections

A statewide elections technology that was considered an upgrade as recently as 2016 is now viewed as a potential security problem.The modems added to...

Hackers targeting municipalities, states

A recent cybertheft of $4.2 million from the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System and resulting FBI probe has the attention of Rhode Island and...
OPENING FOR HACKERS? The R.I. Board of Elections is studying whether modems added to voting machines in 2016 now represent a cybersecurity risk because they transmit encrypted data over the internet.
 / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

As hackers advance, government, businesses must stay step ahead

In the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity, technological upgrades can quickly become outdated. And no government or business can afford to think they are too...

Being cyber secure

Have you or your company recently experienced a cyberattack? Yes: 57.1% No: 42.9%Have any cyberattacks against your company been costly to your operations? No: 42.9% Yes: 28.6% No, because...

New England Tech adds cybersecurity, nursing master’s degree programs

EAST GREENWICH – The New England Institute of Technology has announced it will start offering two new master's degree programs in October, one in...

Five Questions With: Nathan Viveiros

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and, much more recently, Dorian are reminders that we need to be ready in terms of having emergency kits and preparedness...

Five Questions With: Meredith Carroll

Information technology solutions company Vertikal6 held a free webinar recently for the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association on penetration testing, and why it’s important for...
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