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  • Cybersecurity Education Series – Pinehurst

    DOD Contractors—Secure your information assets now. Understand the risks and potential impacts of a cyberattack; get assistance developing and  implementing fast, effective cybersecurity measures; learn what to do and who can help when you encounter ransomware, breaches, or other attacks. And, if you have a prime or subprime contract with the Department of Defense (DoD), […]


  • 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 to Federal Information Systems and other associated standards/guidelines. The Department of Defense (DoD) has developed […]


  • mfgCON 2016: What We Learned and Who We Recognized

    The theme of mfgCON 2016 could easily have been “Modern Manufacturing Challenges and How to Meet Them.” In between sessions and during networking coffee breaks over October 18 and 19, I heard folks talking with their peers about pressing issues like employee retention, digital disruptors, and creating culture shift—mfgCON creates a unique space in which we can not only learn about the challenges facing our sector, but really bounce ideas off of one another and hear what has worked, and what hasn’t.


  • Beware of Cyber Attacks; Be Aware of Cybersecurity

    October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), and as an attendee of the 2016 MEP Center Best Practices Conference in Detroit this September, I was able to obtain what can only be described as spine-chilling insights into the impact that cyber attacks are having on the manufacturing sector. A panel of experts relayed some […]


  • Engage in the Conversation of the Century

    Been to a hotel in Japan lately? The helping hands issuing the hotel room keys are no longer human, but the brains that dreamt them up certainly are! Technology and automation are swiftly and inevitably changing the way we live and work.