Wall Street Journal/Vistage Small Business CEO Survey: Economic optimism galvanized

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CEOs of small firms affirm their sustained confidence in the economy, according to the most recent WSJ/Vistage Small Business CEO Survey. The Wall Street Journal/Vistage Small Business CEO Confidence Index was 112.7 in the March 2017 survey, almost unchanged since December’s 112.0, but well ahead of last March’s 98.9. A majority of small business firms reported

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April 12, 2017 at 10:50PM

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from Joe Galvin

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Courts Boost LGBT Protections

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By Jack RobinsonA federal appeals court in Chicago is the latest to rule that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 covers sexual orientation. Despite conflicting decisions, some lawyers say the legal issue is nearly settled.

April 11, 2017 at 06:03PM

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The Current State of Financial Threat Activity

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I recently had the opportunity to sit down with John Miller, manager
of threat intelligence at FireEye, to discuss his thoughts on the
current state of financial threats.

Listen to the full podcast here.

At FireEye, John leads a team that focuses on financially motivated
threat activity. Some of the most common financial threat activity
that John is seeing today involves ransomware, point of sale malware,
credential theft malware, and other types of extortion.

During our chat, John also touched on his roots and how he got
started in this area of security, attack methods observed from the
front lines of our cyber investigations that seem to be growing in
popularity, and preventive steps organizations can put in place to
reduce the risk of being compromised. 

April 10, 2017 at 11:21PM

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from Grady Summers

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