February 2019 Contents
Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue
A snapshot of cyber-threats Florida faced in a 24-hour period.
Royal Caribbean Cruises' CFO discusses the need for a nearly $100 million dollar annual cyber-security budget.
At-a-glance look at cyber-crime and victims across the state.
Along with other costs relating to cyber-security, businesses can expect to get sued if there's a security breach.
An "ethical hacker" alerted Exactis' CEO to an unsecured server.
A South Florida man is one of the first in the U.S. to be arrested and sentenced for ransomware-related crimes.
Avoiding Taxes in Florida? Priceless
Where does Mastercard make its money? State laws have struggled to keep pace as the economy has evolved and more businesses sell across state lines.
Andy Corty's last column as publisher of Florida Trend.
J.R. “Johnny” Lopez de la Cruz
“My family was middle class. I was supporting Castro. He promised a lot. When he had power, he changed.”
Name Drop Soup
Florida's restaurant scene is overflowing with extra helpings of celebrity chefs.
On One Hand...
Florida's K-12 system faces challenges from a growing student-age population and a potential teacher shortage.
From stakeboard storage to temperature controls for grills, here are six small companies finding success in Florida.
The Fight Against Cancer
Cancer has been Florida's No. 1 killer since 2011. Researchers and doctors in Florida are active on many fronts, from screening to cutting-edge therapies.
A Moffitt doctor spawned an industry centered on the role of acid.
A Miami medical researcher works to improve cervical cancer screening in Little Haiti.
A cutting-edge therapy combines MRI with radiation.
Three FIU students are investigating early detection of ovarian cancer.
Advances in immunotherapy are exciting, but surgery and radiation still play big roles in treating cancer.
Immunotherapy and Brain Cancer
Research led by Catherine Flores may move into clinical testing within 18 months.
Yoga, meditation and aromatherapy are working their way into patient care.
Around the State
Ricardo Trillos has been experimenting with locally grown cacao beans.
PuroClean oversees a network of damage cleanup franchisees.
Six senior executives set to leave Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.
Uber, Mears Work Together
A first-of-its-kind partnership betwen a ride-sharing company and a traditional taxi firm.
Early Childhood Therapy
UF grad students will get one year tuition in exchange for workin in special education or early intervention.
Hurricane Michael's impact on Mexico Beach's tourism-based economy
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