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In the past, cyber criminals tended to focus on early adapters of technology, such as financial institutions," said Tracey Vispoli, vice president of the Chubb & Son division and Chubb's global cyber-solutions manager.
Around the State New Jersey Devils skate to record attendance Courtesy of the New Jersey Devils The New Jersey Devils skated their way to one of the highest jumps in attendance among National hockey League teams, according to a recent NhL announcement. The Newark-based Devils also scored triple-digit percentage increases in local TV ratings through the first two weeks of the season, according to the league. “we think that changes in our marketing efforts helped to drive fans’ excitement,” said spokesman Bob Sommer. “During the first four games of our 2010 season [through Oct. 21], average per-game attendance has been a record 16,114,” compared to a season average of 15,790 in 2008-09, he said. The team, which calls the Prudential Center home, does not release revenue data, he said. Marketing changes included price drops on select tickets and an increased presence on social net- working sites, sommer said, and “we also beefed up our billboard and other marketing efforts.” s age The team also made more of an effort to get season-ticket holders to renew er Im early through a series of promotions, among them a chance to watch warm-ups it Jup Attendance at Devils games jumped to a record average of 16,114 per game. from the penalty box and a ride on the New Jersey Devils’ private jet. - Martin C. Daks N.J. homebuilding added new features in the process. year’s third quarter. It currently oper- Courtesy of Verizon Wireless Called CyberLiability by Chubb, the ates 28 data centers of more than 1.4 surged in September new product covers risks from iden- million square feet globally. – Shankar P. tity theft to e-business interruption, Homebuilding in the Garden State soared by 26.5 percent between the company said. “In the past, cyber criminals K. Hovnanian breaks August and September — a period tended to focus on early adapters ground on townhouses when activity declined by 1.2 percent of technology, such as financial in- Verizon Wireless nationally, said Patrick O’Keefe, di- stitutions,” said Tracey Vispoli, vice K. Hovnanian Homes, the state’s unveiled the Droid, rector of economic research at J.H. president of the Chubb & Son divi- largest homebuilder, broke ground its first smartphone Cohn LLP, a Roseland-based ac- sion and Chubb’s global cyber-solu- last week on the first phase of The to run on Google’s counting firm. tions manager. She said nearly every Villages at Delaware Run, an 84-unit open-source Android Builders pulled permits to start company today is at risk of a cyber- townhouse development in Trenton’s operating system. construction on 1,109 New Jersey security breach, adding that “it isn’t South Ward. The two-phase project is homes — the highest number since April, according to U.S. Census Bu- a matter of if they will experience a data security breach, but when.” Deals around the state Courtesy of K. Hovnanian Homes reau data released last week. O’Keefe The CyberLiability product n eatontown-based Osteotech Inc., which develops biologic prod- attributed the gain to a rise in multi- covers various “injuries,” such as
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