Home News Science & Technology

Science & Technology

Science & Technology

Strengthening the Lines of Defense Peter Sherlock says the numbers certainly help tell the story. There are roughly 26,000 employed in Massachusetts today in what would be called the cybersecurity […]

Easy Targets   While the technology used to prevent cybercrime has certainly become more sophisticated over the years, Paul Savas has two simple words when it comes to the human […]

Early Connections The Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council (EDC) and the UMass Amherst iCons program, under the umbrella of the iCons Industry Consortium, recently joined forces to provide UMass iCons […]

Creating Collisions While the pandemic was a time of upheaval in higher education, not all the changes that occurred were negative. Indeed, Gina Puc said colleges and universities have seen […]

Bridging the Divide Leaders from the Commonwealth’s Executive Office of Economic Development and the Massachusetts Broadband Institute (MBI) at MassTech recently announced $14 million in new grants from the state’s […]

Rise of the Machines   Twice a year, Tom Loper participates in a Cybersecurity Advisory Council meeting. The last one was … different. “I would say there was a sense […]

Layers of Protection By Mark Morris   As the world increases its dependence on the internet for all kinds of transactions, keeping everything secure becomes a constant challenge. Cybersecurity experts […]

The World in Your Pocket   It’s staggering how much accumulated knowledge is available with a few taps on a smartphone screen. Whether Apple or Android, countless apps are available […]

Guessing Game   NordPass, a password manager that provides users with an encrypted password vault, recently released its annual report on the most commonly used — and, therefore, most easily […]

Defense Mechanism   The numbers are staggering. According to Cybersecurity Ventures’ 2022 cybercrime report, the cost of cybercrime is predicted to hit $8 trillion in 2023 and will grow to […]

Tech Foundry helps people find jobs in the IT workforce.

Securing a Workforce [email protected]   The information technology (IT) field in the U.S. is crying out for new talent, with hundreds of thousands of job openings and average salaries ranging […]

future site of the SOC and cyber range

Defense Mechanism   By now, Mary Kaselouskas says, the vast majority of people understand the importance of cybersecurity. “Everyone is fully aware of the threats out there, how people become […]

Joel Mollison says Northeast IT

Secure Solutions In a post-pandemic, technological world, one pocked with data-security threats, companies need a recovery plan more than ever. And Northeast IT is doing what it can to support […]

From left, STCC Assistant Vice President of Workforce Development Gladys Franco, STCC President John Cook, Upright CEO Benny Boas, HCC President Christina Royal, and HCC Vice President for Business and Community Jeffrey Hayden.

Plugged in to Opportunity   Christina Royal says community colleges are leaders in workforce development — and that’s why a new partnership between Holyoke Community College (HCC), Springfield Technical Community […]

SHELD General Manager Sean Fitzgerald

A New Gig ‘Ahead of schedule and under budget.’ Those are the words that any business owner or board of directors would love to hear regarding a specific project or […]