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Sunday, 27 February 2022 18:25

Michigan’s fastest-growing county crafting plan to bridge internet ‘digital divide’

Ottawa County officials are making progress on bridging the digital divide and understanding the cost to fill gaps where high-speed internet access is unavailable.

Published in Economic Development
Tuesday, 27 April 2021 16:27

Ottawa County selects nonprofit vendor in first phase of broadband internet assessment

WEST OLIVE — Ottawa County has hired an Ann Arbor-based nonprofit research organization owned by Michigan public universities to analyze local broadband internet service, identify gaps and recommend potential cures.

Published in Economic Development
Sunday, 27 January 2019 20:23

WMU to offer new online I.T. security certification program

KALAMAZOO — Western Michigan University plans to launch an online program designed to improve the ability of I.T. professionals to protect against and mitigate hacks and data breaches. The eight-week, online certification program from WMU’s Haworth College of Business and College of Engineering and Applied Sciences starts in March and consists of four courses in high-demand cybersecurity specialties.

Published in Talent

Sunday, 13 May 2018 18:06

Sponsored Content: “The Michigan Moonshot”: Expanding Community Networks in Rural Michigan

Access to, and use of, the internet has become an integral component of everyday life in the 21st century.

Published in Sponsored content
Sunday, 01 April 2018 23:17

Sponsored Content: Hiring IT and Security Professionals – What Really Matters?

DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks grew more than 160% in the last year with millions of new malware and ransomware variants each day. The growing volume and sophistication of this cybercrime is driving an estimated security workforce shortage of 1.5 million worldwide in the next two years.

Published in Sponsored content
Sunday, 07 January 2018 20:35

Sponsored Content: Enterprise Risk and Cybersecurity Threats - What Executives Need to Know

The technological, infrastructure, policy and security landscapes are changing more quickly than firms can keep pace. As the Information Technology field continues to mature, the roles of Chief Security Officers (CSOs) are giving way to the rise of Chief Risk Officers (CROs). Though organizations appoint these positions to oversee and mitigate business threats, ultimate responsibility for organizational risk is the responsibility of executive leaders.

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