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MedCrypt Aims to Take Dangers Out Of Medical Device Communications
Medical devices, like anything else hooked to the internet, can offer a convenient door for intruders wanting to enter a device or an entire hospital network. Responding to the hacker threat, a bicoastal startup called MedCrypt is building a business on medical device security.
Webroot Assembles Assets and Acquisitions Into an Effective Force For Cybersecurity
To hear Hal Lonas tell it, the choice was obvious. In fact, it wasn’t much of a choice.
Contractors Look to Be The One to Land Lucrative Deal for Aircraft-Carrier-Based UAV
It’s a military aircraft project easily worth billions of dollars, perhaps north of $10 billion, with a good chance of going to a San Diego vendor.
Abnormal Wine Co. Finds Approachability Serves It Well in Brewing, Dining and Wine
L earning to appreciate the nuances and intricacies of wine can be daunting.
INSURANCE: Cos. Need to Get Creative In Planning Coverage
Health insurance broker Deric Fernandez could see it coming: An 80-employee local manufacturing company he works with was about to face a double whammy.
New Rules Limit Reach and Rewards Of Some Employee Wellness Programs
For years, the promise of improved health wasn’t the only thing attracting workers to the wellness programs Xavier Serrano helped local employers set up. Cash was a big incentive, as well.
TECH: Technological, Mechanical Abilities Shaped Off College Track
Behind a big roll-up door, in warehouse space at the back of Coleman University on Balboa Avenue, Rod Weiss, James Burns and several other technologically inclined people have put together a space called ENVI.
TransPower Converts Large Working Vehicles Into Electric-Powered, Fossil-Fuel Shunning Systems
If Mike Simon had his way, trucks in high-traffic areas might share a feature with San Diego Trolley cars. They would have pantographs. Pan-to … what?
PRODUCTION: Access To Facility, Savings on Shipping Are Pluses
Ted Fogliani wasn’t quite sure what to make of the animated Australian sitting in his office.
PRODUCTION: Artisans Engrave the Headstones; Internet Vies for Business
A visit to Carol Parker’s office and workshop seems like a trip back to the days before World War II. The neighborhood is old and her buildings date from the 1930s. Some of the furnishings and religious statuary seem equally old. However, the computer-aided design hardware and the many California employment posters on the walls show this manufacturing business is very much a part of the 21st century.
Aerospace Cluster Gives Cos. More Resources, Bigger Talent Pool, and A Host of Opportunities
Carlsbad-based 5D Robotics Inc. learned the value of being located within an industry cluster a couple of years ago when, facing a two-week deadline on a land-mine-detection project for the U.S. Army, it suddenly discovered a $300,000 mechanical arm it had ordered from Germany wasn’t entirely reliable under adverse weather conditions.