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Friday, June 2, 2017

Smart Columbus: How Can Your Business Get Involved?

It wasn’t that long ago—late 2009 and early 2010—that nearly 2,000 business and community leaders were invited to immerse themselves in Columbus’ economic development potential in an interactive exercise in a Downtown skyscraper.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Ohio Companies Unite to Share Threat Intelligence

Cybersecurity is a form of asymmetric warfare. The attackers need to only succeed once; the defenders must succeed constantly. The attackers share weapons and methods continuously; the defenders are often isolated silos of private knowledge that comes only from the attacks against themselves.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Was North Korea Behind Ransomware Cyberattack?

The global ransomware attack that infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries over the weekend spread to thousands of additional computers Monday, mainly in Asia, as workers logged in at the start of a new workweek.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

IT Startup Community Engages in Smart Columbus

Columbus won the Smart City Challenge last June, beating out 77 competing cities, including Austin, Portland, OR, San Francisco and Denver. With a $40 million grant from the USDOT, and adding in local public and private investment, a total of $417 million is going into the initiative. Mayor Andrew Ginther wants to raise that to $1 billion.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Who to Watch: Central Ohio

The 2017 Smart Business Who to Watch represents an exciting, talented group of people who are strong leaders with an ability to set goals, develop plans and get things done. Some of the names you’ve heard, while others may not be as familiar. But rest assured that each person is poised to make a difference and build something that has the potential to make the Central Ohio region a better place to live and work.

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