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All registered voters in CT receiving absentee ballots for primary, general...

Cybersecurity efforts will also be ramped up. "All the information we have received from the federal intelligence community indicates that various malicious actors are still seeking to disrupt our elections," according to Secretary of the State Denise Merrill.

Voting security in CT: Not another Iowa, but cyberthreats persist

While Merrill said she feels good about the legitimacy of vote tabulation in the state, she warned that cyber-based “creators of propaganda” are a more worrisome concern: “They’re spreading false information about our elections -- in 2018 there was one website telling people that the election was being held on a different day.”

Is cloud computing really safe?

"It's just someone else’s computer," said Michael Schechter, president and CEO at Computer Experts Group Ltd. in Katonah.

Access Health warns of data breach affecting 1,100 customers

Several efforts to improve security are already in place, the organization said, with longer-term initiatives planned regarding system changes and more frequent IT security training to improve data protection and security awareness.

CBIA offering identity-theft protection service to small-business members

“Identity theft continues to expand at an exponential rate,” says CBIA Service Corp. President Ken Comeau. “This growing threat has resulted in an increased demand for quality identity monitoring and restoration services.”

IBM breaks record for most corporate patents in single year

IBM credited the patents to contributions from more than 8,500 inventors working in 45 states and 54 countries.

Suite Talk: Imtiaz Allie, managing partner of Innovative Network Solutions

"We are not a large corporation, but we try to make a real investment in our people," said Allie.

People keep encouraging hackers, cyber expert Al Alper says

“The single biggest threat today is IoT,” Alper warned.

Colin Cooper named state’s chief manufacturing officer

Meanwhile, Arthur House, the state’s chief cybersecurity risk officer, has left that position.

Datto: Average ransomware downtime cost on SMBs is $141K

The cost of ransomware-induced downtime to small- and medium-sized businesses is 23 times greater than the average ransom request of $5,900, according to the Norwalk firm's report, which surveyed more than 1,400 managed service providers (MSPs),

Pitney Bowes hit with malware attack

The company said the attack "encrypted information on some systems and disrupted customer access to some of our services."

Conn., Illinois attorneys general probe data breach at Westchester-based AMCA

The attorneys general of four other states, including New York, are pursuing their own probes.

Four tips for startups seeking insurance for data breaches

The frequency and intensity of data breaches and other cyberattacks keeps escalating. Although most of the publicity surrounding breaches has involved large, well-known companies, startups and other small companies are not immune.

Keeping Pace: Cybersecurity horror stories must be taken seriously

As computing technologies advance, so do the opportunities for your business — including the very real opportunities to be left behind by competitors who adopt and adapt faster or better than you.

Ash Creek Enterprises seeks to smoke out cybersecurity threats

When the IT consultancy first opened 20 years ago, mainframes and dumb terminals were considered cutting-edge.