Preferred Property Program welcomes Curri as EVP of IT
Dritan Curri will use his 20 years of experience to oversee the development of the IT department that has experienced exciting growth over the past few years.
Merck Animal Health completes acquisition Poultry Sense Ltd.
The acquisition of the technology allows poultry farmers to track and analyze overall health performance for the life of the flock.
Last summer, an employee at a New Jersey-based business used a personal USB device to download something off the company system and, without meaning to, injected malware that resulted in a ransomware attack on the whole system.
Verisk announces leadership changes to support long-term growth strategy
Kathy Card Beckles, Mark Anquillare and Lee Shavel have new roles in the Jersey City-based Data analytics provider.
Vonage appoints tech veteran as new EVP of product and engineering
Savinay Berry will be responsible for global leadership of Vonage's engineering, product management, IT, and security teams, focused on driving the company's technology strategy and innovation of the Vonage Communications Platform (VCP) and its portfolio of solutions.
Panel: 90% of cyber attacks are occasioned by human error, and they’re on the rise
The NJBIZ virtual discussion explored topics such as traditional threats like ransomware as well as the importance of an IT Risk Assessment and the best practices for dealing with phishing attacks.
Corcentic to buy Vendorin for $100M
The purchase will enable the Cherry Hill firm to boost payment services, supply chain finance, and group purchasing.
Gulph Creek Hotels reinforces worker safety with new technology partner
The new platform will deliver real-time safety and security needs for housekeepers and staffers at select properties.
A bigger game
Early numbers from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show that patrons bet $117.4 million across 21 online and mobile sportsbooks and 12 retail sportsbooks on Super Bowl LV. Those retail sites are the nine casinos in Atlantic City, the two Monmouth County racetracks and a third in Bergen County. Bettors wagered half of that last year: $54.3 million across 10 retail sportsbooks and 19 o[...]
Businesses that neglect cybersecurity may regret it — but pandemic-strained smaller companies often complain that their cash is already stretched. Experts say, though, that staying safe doesn’t mean blowing up the budget.
Digital vaccine needed
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses pigeonholed cybersecurity efforts as an IT responsibility. But some experts say it should be a shared approach with IT leading the way, especially since COVID-19 has forced many employees to work from home, potentially leaving a hole in digital defenses.
JumpStart New Jersey Angel Network appoints new managing director
Sharon Waters is the CEO of consulting firm Waters Strategies, which provides writing editing and marketing services to clients. For seven years, she oversaw marketing and communications for the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Montclair State University and taught a course title Entrepreneurial Mindset.