Resources

Cyber Tip of the Week

Social Engineering: Digital Con Artists

Social engineering is this generation’s con artist.  Hackers will create a sense of urgency or perhaps someone will offer you something that seems too good to be true in order to gain access to your devices, data or accounts. Here are some examples: “Can you submit a payment request in the next hour to so-and-so? …

Read more →
Success Stories

Breckon Land Design, Inc.

Landscape design firm grows with SBDC assistance “We plan to continue working with the SBDC as a trusted advisor long into the future.” – Jon Breckon, owner Landscape Architect Jon Breckon started his firm in 2007. The business started small with Jon responsible for all design and his wife, Kristie, acting as office manager and …

Read more →
Success Stories

Rosewater Kinetics

An injury leads to a unique business opportunity “[The SBDC] is a great place to get a critical point of view on what you are trying to achieve.” – Mike Romiski, owner After suffering a brain injury, Mike Romiski needed to regain coordination and the use of his hands. A friend recommended swinging Indian clubs, an …

Read more →
Success Stories

Isaacs Humigation Technology (IHT)

A father’s invention strengthens the potato storage industry “[The SBDC’s] resources are sophisticated enough for our tech business and accessible to anyone.” – Blake Isaacs, owner Blake Isaacs moved back to Idaho to help his father, Garry, grow his business based on an invention he patented nearly a decade ago. The humigator is a tool …

Read more →
News Articles

Alphabet Soup

SBDC, ASBDC, SBA, SCORE, PTAC, WBC, COBE… Acronyms are everywhere, especially in our organization. What do they mean? Who is who? Why does the government love acronyms? I can answer the first two questions, but I suspect that the latter is one of the great mysteries of the universe up there with: Why are we …

Read more →