Why Cybersecurity Matters

Does your business comply with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act? See new Department of Defense cybersecurity requirements for businesses.

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Recognize and evaluate potential system, product or process failures and prevent failures from happening in the first place.

 

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Services and Solutions

Enhance growth, improve productivity, reduce costs, lower risk and expand capacity.

Industries

Every industry is different. Find a solution designed to suit your needs.

Training and Courses

Unparalleled training and educational programs with multiple ways to learn and grow.

Who We Are

Industry Expansion Solutions (IES) is the engineering-based, solutions-driven, client-focused extension unit of NC State's College of Engineering. Our broad portfolio of solutions and deep industry expertise help organizations grow, innovate and prosper. Our extensive partnerships with business, industry, education and government generate a unique culture of collaboration that provides access to cutting-edge expertise, research, and technology.

We serve clients at every level of their organization, no matter what the challenge. We focus on delivering practical and enduring results and equipping our clients to grow and lead. Since 2000, IES-led NCMEP efforts have resulted in $2.9 billion in economic benefit to the State of North Carolina.

IES offers a broad portfolio of solutions and expertise in many industry sectors. We can also tailor our solutions to your individual requirements.  If you don't find your industry listed in our solutions, contact us to see how we can design a solution customized to your organization's particular needs.

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Manufacturer's Resources

North Carolina businesses can take advantage of IES' role in administering the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP), a public-private operating alliance of state supported programs that work together to enhance the performance of the state’s small- to medium-sized manufacturers. Some of the program resources available are:

 

 

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Pro Tip: Let data drive your direction.

Why it’s important All too often, we want take action based on perceived problems or long held beliefs that certain actions will result in the outcomes we desire.  It’s important to understand your problem at a deeper level, and data is the best tool you have at your...

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Why Cybersecurity Matters

By the end of the 2017 calendar year, the Federal Government will require compliance with a set of security requirements outlined in the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA). These are described in NIST’s Guides for Applying Risk Management Framework...

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