Month: December 2017

Strong ‘Human Firewall’ Helps Thwart Social Engineering Scams

Lisa Detwiler President SSD Technology Partners     Historians debate whether P.T. Barnum ever actually claimed that there’s a sucker born every minute. Regardless of the attribution, the message seems accurate enough — people continually get duped into making very bad decisions with costly consequences. The technology age has enabled a whole new class of…

U.S. Representatives Tim Walberg (R-MI) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE) introduced a bill to strengthen existing rules to increase access to guaranteed lifetime income products as an employee benefit. “As lawmakers, we need to find solutions that give families a wider array of options to choose from in saving for their retirement. Delawareans and all…

Gov. John Carney last week announced the appointment of Keith Hunt as the state’s first chief diversity officer. Hunt, who starts December 18, will work to increase equity, diversity and inclusion in state government hiring and employment practices. “I remain committed to creating a work environment that is inclusive, diverse, and representative of all Delawareans,”…

(AP) — More and more Delaware companies are seeking out people with autism because they’re finding they have qualities — particularly their attention to detail and fierce loyalty — that make them high performing employees. Statistics show that about 70 to 90 percent of people with autism in the U.S. are highly underemployed or unemployed.…

(AP) — Proposed rent increases at a mobile home community on Delaware’s Rehoboth Bay are exposing ambiguities in a state law designed to regulate the relationship between homeowners and their landlord. The News Journal reports arbitration hearings are scheduled for next month on proposed rent increases at the Rehoboth Bay mobile home park. Residents are…

WSFS Financial Corporation has entered into a two-year partnership with SoFi Securities to offer payment processing and debit card sponsorship services for a new cash management account. The San Francisco-based startup provides student and consumer loans, but it lacks the infrastructure of a regular bank. WSFS will provide that backbone by handling ACH payment processing and debit…

A DNREC brownfield development agreement meeting turned into a Harvey Hanna love fest Thursday night as company president Thomas J. Hanna fielded questions about what he’s going to do with the former GM plant his company bought. By the end of the meeting, several residents thanked Hanna for cleaning up the site and erecting a…

Here’s all you need to know about the Clean Power Plan (CPP) and its goal to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from electric generators in one sentence. The CPP is illegal, is another sign of our divided country, it wouldn’t have a discernible impact on global warming, and the emission goals will probably be met without…