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July 10, 2017

Connecticut Continues Focus On Cybersecurity

by Christine Stuart | July 10, 2017 12:03pm

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut is taking a leading role in actively fighting back against cybersecurity attacks, according to state officials.

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June 16, 2017

OP-ED | Rent Seeking In The Capitol: Paranoia About The Optometry App

by Terry Cowgill | June 16, 2017 4:30am

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Smack in the middle of a towering state budget crisis, and as the General Assembly goes into special session to deal with it, it might seem very small of a Connecticut political columnist to devote time and space to a segment of the business community that’s afraid of competition, but here goes anyway.

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January 4, 2017

Blumenthal Calls For Further Investigation Into Hacks

by Jack Kramer | January 4, 2017 7:02am

CTNewsJunkie file photo Even though initial reports that Russian hackers had penetrated the United States power grid by compromising a utility in Vermont were widely retracted Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal continued his call for Congress to establish a “select committee” to probe deeper into Russia’s actions.

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October 12, 2016

Malloy Creates Cyber Security Position

by Christine Stuart | October 12, 2016 2:49pm

Christine Stuart photo The man who was appointed chairman to the Public Utility Regulatory Authority in 2012 will assume a new but familiar role in state government.

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August 9, 2016

CT Launches Emergency App

by Christine Stuart | August 9, 2016 2:50pm

Christine Stuart photo Connecticut has not faced a natural disaster this year, but “now is not the time to be complacent,” Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday.

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April 14, 2016

Public Officials Get First Glimpse of Amazon

by Christine Stuart | April 14, 2016 12:08pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and local elected officials got their first glimpse Thursday at New England’s first Amazon fulfillment center.

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May 4, 2015

Research Funds To UConn, Private Company Frozen

by Christine Stuart | May 4, 2015 4:30am

AquaSeNT website The Auditors of Public Accounts on Friday told Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that National Science Foundation awards to the University of Connecticut and a private company were frozen while the federal agency investigates a potential conflict of interest.

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March 27, 2015

Attorney General Creates Privacy Department

by Cara Rosner | March 27, 2015 2:09pm

State Attorney General George Jepsen has created a new department within his office that will focus solely on investigations and legal action related to privacy and data security.

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March 3, 2015

State Launches ‘Business Finder’ App For Emergencies

by Cara Rosner | March 3, 2015 12:00pm

Connecticut residents can now have a database of pharmacies, dialysis centers and oxygen suppliers at their fingertips during an emergency, state officials announced Monday.

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December 5, 2014

Blumenthal Warns of Mobile Shopping App Dangers

by Christine Stuart | December 5, 2014 1:12pm

Christine Stuart photo U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal wants consumers to beware of the dangers of using mobile shopping applications.

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