Federal legislation pushed by U.S. Sen. Gary Peters would boost the ability of Small Business Development Centers to help small employers guard against cyber attacks.
“Please see attached.” That’s the email employees at Grand Rapids-based Kindel Furniture Co. Inc. received from a company vice president in late April. Within a few minutes, two people had tried to open the included attachment and replied back to the apparent sender that they were having trouble.
Over the last couple of years, Eric Seifert has started hearing from past clients whom he helped get commercial loans to start their businesses more than two decades ago.
The malware attack against a Grand Rapids-based medical supplier serves as a reminder of the constant cyber threats businesses of all sizes face.
Here is the MiBiz Growth Report for June 12, 2017.
GRAND RAPIDS — Citing concerns over widespread inequality, economic development stakeholders want to improve their outreach to the growing Latino population in the greater Grand Rapids area.
Half of the nearly 500 small businesses across Michigan that have completed a cyber-security assessment since December remained largely unaware of the daily risks they face.