Reaching for the Stars Starts in a Classroom

THE GIRL SCOUTS OF Northern New Jersey now offer 30 new national Girl Scout badges exclusively for girls ages five to 18 at CIANJ member County College of Morris (CCM), a nationally designated center of excellence for cybersecurity education. Nine of the 30 new Girl Scout badges focus on cybersecurity, which is one of the focuses of this issue (see
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STEM Education Programs Prepare Future Leaders for Technology-Driven Careers

ACCORDING TO THE U.S Department of Commerce, jobs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields are pre­dicted to increase 17 percent by 2018, compared to 9.8 percent growth in non-STEM-related occupations. For this rea­son, COMMERCE asked the presidents of New Jersey’s top colleges and univer­sities to discuss their STEM programs and how they are preparing future leaders for technology-driven
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Gibbons Launches Higher Education Industry Team

WHEN SCHOOLS FAIL TO MEET high standards of conduct and compliance to which they are rightfully held in our society, the blow­back can range from a fine to a lawsuit to the devastating human and reputa­tional damage brought on by extreme cases, such as the abuse scandals recent­ly uncovered at Michigan State University and Ohio State University. However, given the
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Cyber Threats are on the Rise: CPA Firms are Ready to Help

COMPANIES AND THEIR CUSTOMER data are proven targets of sophis­ticated cyberattacks. As cyber­crime is on the rise, draining about $500 billion a year from businesses, accounting firms are coming to the rescue. Here are some case studies that showcase how clients are upgrading their defenses, thanks to CPA firm cyber professionals. Baker Tilly By Tom R. Wojcinski, CISA, CRISC, CCSK,
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Screening for, Diagnosing and Treating Ovarian Cancer and Prostate Cancer

AS SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL Ovarian Cancer and Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, COMMERCE presents this special section, which features the latest advances in treatment and disease management, as well as patient success stories. While medicine has come a long way, ovarian cancer ranks fifth as the cause of cancer death in women and prostate cancer is the second leading cause of
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