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THREAT DETECTOR: Michael Carmack, a cybersecurity analyst with Rite-Solutions in Middletown, assesses security threats.
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Employee cybersecurity training often missing piece, say experts

It’s safe to say most companies are aware of the threat of cyberattacks and damage that can occur from data breaches and have taken...
CYBER SOLUTIONS: Linn Foster Freedman, right, a partner with Robinson+Cole, looks on as Jeff Ziplow, center, ­cybersecurity risk assessment officer with BlumShapiro, answers a question during the PBN Cybersecurity Summit at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Oct. 31. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SKORSKI

Panel: Protect data before it is too late

The cybersecurity breach of Equifax this past spring, which unloosed the personal financial and identity information of 145 million Americans, “was a game changer,”...
THE PBN CYBERSECURITY SUMMIT took place Tuesday at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. Above, Jeffrey Ziplow, cybersecurity risk assessment partner with BlumShapiro, addresses the crowd./ PBN PHOTO/ MICHAEL SKORSKI

PBN Summit panel: Prepare for cyber intrusions

PROVIDENCE - The massive data breach at Equifax earlier this year was a hot topic during Tuesday’s third annual Cybersecurity Summit hosted by Providence...
VIRGINIA GOV. TERRY McAuliffe, chair of the National Governors Association, touted the achievements of his yearlong initiative to strengthen state cybersecurity. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker are among 38 governors who signed McAuliffe's pledge. / COURTESY STATE OF VIRGINIA

Raimondo, Baker join NGA pledge to improve cybersecurity

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has joined Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and 36 other U.S. governors in pledging to improve state cybersecurity under...
PBN PHOTO/Michael Salerno

Five questions with Mike Steinmetz

Mike Steinmetz | Cybersecurity officer, homeland security adviser, Rhode Island1. What are your responsibilities as the state’s first cybersecurity officer? I will serve as...
Mike Steinmetz appointed as R.I.'s first cybersecurity officer / COURTESY of the state of R.I.

R.I. appoints first cybersecurity officer, Mike Steinmetz

PROVIDENCE –  Mike Steinmetz has been named the state’s first cybersecurity officer. Gov. Gina M. Raimondo made the announcement Tuesday. She said Steinmetz will...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am