The wired world we live in today has proven both a tremendous boost to the economy as well as a potential for disruption. The purpose of this article is to introduce an awareness overview to economic developers and local leaders who daily work with public and private entities that are impacted by cyber threats. No longer is the realm of cyber threats left only to the IT experts. In today’s connected world, the economic development community needs to have a heightened awareness of how cyber-attacks can impact the safety and security of their communities, regions, and infrastructure.
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This article originally appeared in the 2013 summer edition of the Economic Development Journal.
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