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THREAT DETECTOR: Michael Carmack, a cybersecurity analyst with Rite-Solutions in Middletown, assesses security threats.

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...

Report: Verizon has ‘overwhelming lead’ as No. 1 U.S. wireless network

PROVIDENCE – RootMetrics National RootScore Report has found Verizon as the country’s best overall wireless network for the 10th year in a row, said...

How a data breach affects the bottom line

Cyberattacks are an increasingly common threat to business, with risk officers listing cybersecurity as their greatest concern and more than 2,200 confirmed data breaches...
THE VERIZON DATA Breach Investigations Report shows the number of ransomware incidents and financial pretexting is up, with larger business-critical targets.

Verizon report: Ransomware still top cybersecurity danger

PROVIDENCE – The latest Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report is out, showing double the ransomware attacks compared with 2017, according to a Verizon press...
VERIZON IS SEEKING nominations for its Verizon Innovative Learning grants, which provide immersive technology, teacher training and STEM curricula for schools.

Verizon Innovative Learning school tech grant nominations due April 15

PROVIDENCE – Wireless network company Verizon is seeking nominations from Rhode Island and across the nation for its Verizon Innovative Learning grants, which provide...
MARGOT SAUNDERS, senior counsel at the National Consumer Law Center of Boston, says many robocall violations go unchecked. / COURTESY NATIONAL CONSUMER LAW CENTER

Report: R.I. residents received over 59M robocalls in 2017

PROVIDENCE – Feel like you are getting more phone calls lately where you answer, there’s a pause and a prerecorded message starts delivering a...
VERIZON’S TECHSURE is a new product aimed at ramping up identity theft and other protections for electronic devices.

Verizon launches TechSure protection, with 3 levels of defense

PROVIDENCE – Wireless network provider Verizon – with retail stores in Rhode Island – has launched a new product: TechSure.The protection service for viruses...
RESULTS FROM VERIZON'S 2018 Mobile Security Index show 32 percent of the 600 companies surveyed admit to opting for improving business performance over mobile security.

Study: Businesses prioritize performance over mobile data security

PROVIDENCE – New survey results from Verizon’s 2018 Mobile Security Index show that almost a of organizations across multiple industries admit they’ve sacrificed cybersecurity...

How to tighten your company’s cybersecurity

The Equifax hack generated headlines because it was huge – compromising vital personal information of potentially 145 million Americans – and forcing the retirement...
MOBILE HOTSPOTS: Muna Idriss, director of systems at Capital Good Fund, talks with CEO Andy ­Posner. For the past seven years, the nonprofit has purchased internet hotspots for traveling employees from Mobile Beacon.  / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Mobile Beacon internet hotspots help keep nonprofits connected

Working out of Rhode Island, Delaware and Florida, Providence-based Capital Good Fund employees are often on the road and in need of reliable internet...
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