Coles News: Mar 2018

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  • FBI, DHS Assisting Atlanta Response to Reported Ransomware Attack

    The city of Atlanta watched multiple online Web pages and services stop working on March 22 in a ransomware attack. Kennesaw State University Professor Andrew Green, who lectures on information security and assurance, said it’s likely this attack is based on a virus from the Samas or SAMSAM family, which dates at least to 2015 and, like typical ransomware, encrypts portions of a disc.  –  March 23, 2018

  • 'Business Chemistry' is the Catalyst for Group Success

    Anyone who has worked in a group environment knows how rewarding it is when each member contributes something to the project. However, they also know how challenging it is when teams spend more time arguing than accomplishing their goals. According to Lauren Powalisz, Principal at Deloitte Consulting, groups that struggle to work together have not developed their “business chemistry.”  –  March 22, 2018

  • National Collegiate Sales Competition Turns 20 Years Old

    The best sales students from around the country will spend spring break at Kennesaw State University participating in the 20th annual National Collegiate Sales Competition, the world’s oldest and largest university student sales competition.  –  March 22, 2018

  • Kennesaw State's Executive MBA recognized as one of best in the world

    Kennesaw State University’s Executive MBA program again ranked as the best in Georgia and rose to No. 7 in the world in CEO Magazine’s 2018 Global Executive MBA Rankings, released today.  –  March 21, 2018

  • KSU Deans Talk Leadership for Women's History Month

    To honor Women’s History Month, some of our deans – Rita Bailey of the Honors College, Barbara Calhoun of the College of Continuing and Professional Education, Lynn Disbrow of University College, and Kathy Schwaig of the Coles College of Business – reflect on what leadership means to them.  –  March 20, 2018

  • Why Family Businesses Have a Higher Percentage of Women Leaders

    The world’s largest, longest-lasting family businesses are advancing women, including non-family members, further and faster than their non-family counterparts.  –  March 16, 2018

  • EMBA Students Receive Valuable 'Lessons in Leadership'

    Effective leaders create an environment where others can flourish. That was the recurring theme throughout the 18th annual Lessons in Leadership event held on March 2 at the Cobb Energy Center  –  March 12, 2018

  • AJC: Georgia Bill Might Limit Efforts to Find Internet Security Problems

    A bill advancing through the Georgia General Assembly would crack down on investigations into whether the government or businesses aren’t protecting their data, unless permission is given in advance.  –  March 12, 2018