Trenton, NJ - Threats to cybersecurity change every day, so it is essential to stay on top of the latest updates to keep your business safe. The New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) has released its latest bulletin, which details the vulnerability of the systems that control the northeast electrical grid. A weakness that allows hackers to exploit font drivers in certain Windows servers was found, and multiple vulnerabilities in Adobe and Microsoft software were discovered. NJBIA is working with the NJCCIC to keep businesses up to date on the latest cyber threats and the tools available to fight them. The cell was launched by Governor Christie this past May.
Newark, NJ - NJ Business & industry Association is launching a young professional network for its members and hosting a kick off event in Newark. The event offers young business professionals in the surrounding area the opportunity to network in an open and professional setting.
Trenton, NJ - According to NJ Business Magazine, "Investors interested in startups and high-tech businesses should find out if they qualify for Angel Investor Tax Credits by the state. Check out the NJ Economic Development Authority website explaining the details of the program."
Trenton, NJ – According to New Jersey Business Magazine, “The NJ Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) has issued four advisories on cyberattacks in the last week. Vulnerabilities were found in Microsoft Office, Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer and Adobe Flash Player.”
Trenton, NJ - The Innovation New Jersey Coalition is a diverse coalition of businesses, higher education institutions and government established to strengthen and enhance the culture of innovation in New Jersey by:
Jersey City, NJ - Employers are invited to explore financial support for training new hires at an Employer Summit on May 28. NJBIA has partnered with the New Jersey Community College Consortium to host the Ready to Work New Jersey Employer Summit. Employers will learn how they can receive funding for hiring new employees and interns that come out of the workforce program. With funds coming from the US and NJ Department of Labor grant, employers can work with the consortium to cover these expenses at no cost to their business.
Trenton, NJ - Would you know where to turn if your business’s computer systems were hacked? Employers have a new tool to defend their businesses against cyberattacks. Governor Christie on May 20 created the New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell to connect the public and private sectors with the latest information on cyber threats and what to do about them. The site includes “cyber tips, alerts and mitigation techniques” as well as threat analysis—all managed by the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness.
Trenton, NJ - The NJ Economic Development Authority (EDA) recently announced the opening of itsTechnology Business Tax Certificate Transfer (NOL) Program application for 2015. The program permits technology and biotechnology companies to raise capital by selling unused New Jersey net operating losses and research and development tax credits.
Trenton, NJ - Businesses are ready to invest in expansion and employment, but they are holding back because of uncertainty about what policymakers may do that could impact the economy. In this month’s New Jersey CPA magazine, NJBIA President Michele Siekerka explains what legislators need to do to reassure employers and spark the kind of private-sector growth and job creation New Jersey needs.
Trenton, NJ - Crowdfunding is becoming more and more popular as it has revolutionized the way ideas and products are funded and brought to the market. But how does it work? NJBIA’s Tyler Seville looks at the basics of starting a crowdfunding campaign.
Trenton, NJ - They are called the “exhaustees.” They are men and women of every ilk, some with exceptional skills and talents. They have been desperately seeking work for a long time. They have exhausted their unemployment benefits, and they are – quite literally – exhausted and demoralized from their endless search for a good job.
Newark, NJ - Data security is at a premium these days. As hackers grow in sophistication and number, businesses face an ever-increasing challenge to protect their confidential data and intellectual property. On Monday, NJBIA President Michele Siekerka will participate in a conference at NJIT in Newark, moderating a panel discussion on business concerns for company leaders responsible for security policy.
Trenton, NJ - New Jersey's historic legacy of innovation and invention has resulted in an economy with a national reputation for spurring numerous advanced technology industries. Last week, the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) hosted the most recent New Jersey Council on Innovation meeting as part of its ongoing commitment to innovation. During the meeting three of the state's research universities presented their recent work to the New Jersey Council on Innovation.
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