Cyber threats include your supply chain

Cyber threats include your supply chain Over the last few months, this column has examined the top threats in 2019, according to the 2019 cyber threatscape report, including geopolitical actors, evolving cybercriminals, ransomware, supply chain threats, and cloud vulnerabilities. This month we are focusing on the threat from your organization’s supply chain. First, let’s revisit … Read more Cyber threats include your supply chain

Cybercrime impacts business, large or small

Cyberthreats are real, so protect yourself Last month was the start of a five-part series for this column about the cyber threats facing individuals and businesses in our region. As noted previously, the top threats in 2019 include geopolitical actors, evolving cybercriminals, ransomware, supply chain threats, and cloud vulnerabilities. Each threat could have a negative … Read more Cybercrime impacts business, large or small

Cyberthreats are real, so protect yourself

Cyberthreats are real, so protect yourself Photo Credit: https://www.teiss.co.uk Cybercrime is one of the largest threats facing every individual and business in our country. According to the 2019 Cyber Threatscape Report, the top threats in 2019 include geopolitical actors, evolving cybercriminals, ransomware, supply chain threats, and cloud vulnerabilities. Each threat could have a negative impact … Read more Cyberthreats are real, so protect yourself

Murray State increasing computer education focus

Murray State increasing computer education focus For more than 20 years, Murray State University has been providing nationally recognized workforce development for technology businesses in our region and around the nation. As Murray State tries to keep up with the demand from businesses, that demand has just outpaced the education resources available. Murray State is … Read more Murray State increasing computer education focus

Lack of cybersecurity improvement should be concern for everyone

Lack of cybersecurity improvement should be concern for everyone A recent cybersecurity survey paints a picture of the current threats and challenges facing cybersecurity professionals. The picture is not pretty, and it matters to your business and organization. The Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) and the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) conducted their third annual survey … Read more Lack of cybersecurity improvement should be concern for everyone

Creating a security framework that works

Creating a security framework that works www.nist.gov   Even after a large number of data breaches over the last few years, I continue to hear questions about the relevance of cybersecurity best practices to small and medium-sized businesses. Small business owners don’t believe their small business would be a target for cyber criminals. Let me … Read more Creating a security framework that works

Risk management requires continuous effort

Risk management requires continuous effort Every organization faces risks. Corporate risks come in many forms: financial, operational and security, many with a human element. Identifying and managing those risks, especially those cybersecurity risks, may not be the most exciting part of running your business, but one of the most important from both a reputation and … Read more Risk management requires continuous effort

Does innovation, entrepreneurship matter to you?

Does innovation, entrepreneurship matter to you? The Kentucky Economic Development Cabinet is transforming the way it supports innovation-driven entrepreneurship across the commonwealth. Some have asked how that applies to their business. Innovation and entrepreneurship can apply to your business in a variety of ways. Innovation is all about being creative or original in your work … Read more Does innovation, entrepreneurship matter to you?

Innovation Station: Reinventing Madisonville’s future

Innovation Station: Reinventing Madisonville’s future The Innovation Station is the brain child of the Madisonville Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation. While many rural areas are struggling to evolve with the rise of technology and the decline of traditional industries, one community in west Kentucky is thriving. Madisonville is working to build an entire ecosystem focused … Read more Innovation Station: Reinventing Madisonville’s future

Tech council eyes regional IT growth

Tech council eyes regional IT growth Across west Kentucky and the country, the information technology sector continues to grow at a rapid pace. The current and future demands of the information technology sector across west Kentucky are outpacing the sector’s current support mechanisms and the workforce development pipeline within the region, creating a regional economic … Read more Tech council eyes regional IT growth