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Charlie Baker cites increase in cyber attacks in Mass.

Mar. 12, 2015 | News Article

By Marie Szaniszlo BOSTON HERALD Gov. Charlie Baker yesterday called cybersecurity “one of the major challenges” Massachusetts faces, citing a recent 30 percent increase in attacks in the state. “This… read more →

Baker outlines email habits, touts cybersecurity as a job base

Mar. 12, 2015 | News Article

By Matt Murphy STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MARCH 11, 2015…..Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email account to conduct official business while secretary of state has raised… read more →

New Report Recommends an International Branding Strategy for Boston and Massachusetts to Collaboratively Promote Economic Development

Mar. 11, 2015 | Press Release

Boston, MA – Massachusetts can seize greater potential in international investment and trade with a coordinated strategy that expands and promotes its brand and marshals its many global connections, according… read more →

Global Massachusetts 2024 convenes cross-sector leadership to address the global competition for talent and innovation

Mar. 4, 2015 | Press Release

Boston, MA – Mass Insight has launched and organized Global Massachusetts 2024, an inaugural event bringing together state and city business, educational, and political leaders to shape a recommended growth… read more →

Massachusetts Consumer Confidence Highest in Over 12 Years

Feb. 20, 2015 | Press Release

The Mass Insight Consumer Confidence Index rose sharply in the First Quarter of 2015, with the overall score moving up nine points from 97 to 106. This represents the first time since October of 2006 that the Index has surpassed the 100-point level and is the highest rating since April 2002.

Veracode CEO Bob Brennan on cyber threats (Video)

Feb. 20, 2015 | News Article

Bob Brennan, CEO of Burlington-based cybersecurity firm Veracode, talks about the state of cyber threats to companies worldwide and locally, and what his company can do to help. Video by Chen Shen, special to the Boston Business Journal.

Opinion – Massachusetts’ profile as an innovator could reach new levels

Jan. 26, 2015 | News Article

The Boston Globe, Opinion By Jack Wilson The world is quickly transforming what used to be science fiction into everyday reality. Long-distance cybersecurity threats from criminal elements and nation-states alike… read more →

The key levers for a successful economic strategy in Mass.

Jan. 15, 2015 | News Article

The Boston Globe, The Podium
By William Guenther

It’s an open secret about the Massachusetts economy: More and more jobs are sitting vacant from a lack of qualified workers. Without a pipeline of qualified talent, new jobs will go elsewhere and too many existing jobs will remain unfilled and possibly migrate to other states or countries.

Harvard assesses its role in innovation economy

Jan. 7, 2015 | News Article

The Boston Globe By Robert Weisman Harvard University has long played an outsized role in spurring the growth of the Boston area’s life sciences industry, but the school’s contributions have… read more →

Coakley maintains lead over Baker, according to Mass Insight poll

Aug. 15, 2014 | Press Release

Republican Charlie Baker trails both Attorney General Coakley and Treasurer Grossman by three points in general election polling The gubernatorial race in Massachusetts has tightened in the last quarter, according… read more →

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