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3 R.I. lighthouses to be transferred to state for historic preservation

PROVIDENCE – The National Park Service has agreed to turn over three historic Rhode Island lighthouses to the state and local groups for their...

URI Media Education Lab launching ‘Courageous RI’ initiative to combat disinformation,...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – A new media literacy initiative that plans to help empower the community at large to build media literacy skills and be...

Cybersecurity must be part of company culture

Locking your front door on your way out is a mindless act, performed daily to protect your home and prevent break-ins. Yet there are...

Gorbea warns of imminent Russian cyberattacks on small businesses

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea said Tuesday that the state’s small businesses should beware of a Russian cyberattack that could...
OUT-OF-OFFICE ISSUES: Panelists at the Cybersecurity Summit discuss how to keep a secure system while employees are working remotely. Clockwise from top left: Anthony Siravo, chief information security officer at Lifespan Corp.; Daniel Andrea, a partner and director of information systems at Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co. Ltd.; Linn Freedman, chair of the data privacy and cybersecurity team at Robinson & Cole LLP; moderator Eric Shorr, president of Secure Future Tech Solutions; and John Sullivan, executive vice president and chief information officer at BankNewport.

Weak points caused by remote work can be fortified

With a larger remote workforce comes more opportunities for cybercriminals to steal sensitive data. But amid a rise in attacks, businesses need to put...
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,”...

7 nonprofits receive $546K from feds for security upgrades

PROVIDENCE – Seven faith-related nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island have been given $546,710 in federal grants to upgrade their physical security to defend against...

Brown joins legal brief to block new federal visa rules

PROVIDENCE – Twenty-five colleges, including Brown University, filed an amicus brief in U.S. District Court in California on Oct. 30 asking the court to...
BROWN UNIVERSITY is one of 25 colleges that filed Oct. 30 an amicus brief in U.S. District Court in California asking the court to block the federal government from implementing new rules that would restrict H-1B visa eligibility. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown joins legal brief to block new federal visa rules

PROVIDENCE – Twenty-five colleges, including Brown University, filed an amicus brief in U.S. District Court in California on Oct. 30 asking the court to...

NEIT designated as national center of excellence in cyber defense education

EAST GREENWICH – The New England Institute of Technology has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education for...
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