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Layering your defenses: NJBIZ panel explores cybersecurity concerns

Cybersecurity incident

Maybe you think being a smaller-scale operation can inherently protect you from being a target. But according to Karen Painter Randall, chair of cybersecurity, data privacy and incident response at Connell Foley LLP, that’s no longer the case. “[I]n this day and age, these attackers are focusing on the small- to medium-sized businesses,” she said.

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Start making sense

Clockwise from top left: Moderator John Kennedy, CEO of the NJMEP; Alisha Jernack of Mazars; Gillian Bleimann Boucard, executive vice president at Berje Inc.; and Mark Howe, vice president of sales and marketing at The Knotts Co.

In a discussion moderated by NJMEP chief John Kennedy, Berje Inc. Executive Vice President Gillian Bleimann Boucard, Mazars CPA Alisha Jernack, and The Knotts Co. Vice President of Sales and Marketing Mark Howe addressed several issues critical to the manufacturing sector, including supply chain problems, raw material costs, labor challenges and how to attract young talent.

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Telehealth is here to stay, panel says

Clockwise from top left, NJBIZ Editor-in-Chief Jeff Kanige, Hackensack Meridian Health Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Mark Eimer, Holy Name Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer Sai Kandamangalam, Caregility Chief Strategy Officer Peter McLain McLain and Online Computers CEO and founder Carl Scalzo take part in the NJBIZ Health Care Technology Virtual Panel Discussion on Sept. 28, 2021.

Experts from Hackensack Meridian Health, Holy Name, Caregility and Online Computers explored many aspects of health care technology during a virtual NJBIZ panel discussion on Sept. 28.

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Surveying the field

The NJBIZ Diversity in the Workplace virtual panel discussion on Aug. 31, 2021.

Fewer than 10% of New Jersey’s public expenditures goes to diverse businesses, according to New Jersey Office of Diversity and Inclusion Chief Diversity Officer Hester Agudosi. The number comes from a disparity study her office is currently working on and was shared while she moderated the virtual NJBIZ Diversity in the Workplace panel on Aug. 31.

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On being well

Clockwise from top left, NJBIZ Editor Jeff Kanige moderates the Mental Health in the Workplace virtual panel discussion on July 27, 2021, featuring Baker Street Behavioral Health Founding Partner and CEO Dr. Joe Galasso, Hackensack Meridian Health Chief Wellness Officer Dr. Amy Frieman and Penn Medicine Princeton House Director of Outpatient Services and Director of Addiction Services Nicole Orro.

Employers should take the challenges of this past year as impetus to bring mental health into the workplace, experts explained during the NJBIZ Mental Health in the Workplace panel discussion. But, how to get people to ask for help is “the million-dollar question,” said Hackensack Meridian Health Chief Wellness Officer Dr. Amy Frieman.

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Back to a different place

Clockwise from left, NJBIZ Editor Jeff Kanige; Jennifer O'Connor, member, Saiber LLC; David Nachman, managing attorney, NPZ Law Group PC; Michael Timmes, human resources consultant, Insperity; and Judy Sailer, HR specialist, Primepoint LLC participate in NJBIZ's Discrimination in the Workplace panel discussion on June 29, 2021. - NJBIZ

A recent Fairleigh Dickinson University poll found that just 27% of workers who moved to remote work during the pandemic have gone back to the office. According to experts at the recent NJBIZ Discrimination in the Workplace panel discussion, the shift back to the office is a tricky one.

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