Cybersecurity Challenges In Wisconsin, Pursuing Fugitives Out Of State, “Dryanuary” Movement

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Instead of Wisconsin’s fugitives leaving the country, a new study suggests they may only need to flee to another state. We examine the why some criminals aren’t pursued across state lines. We also learn why some people are giving up alcohol for the month of January, and hear from a guest who says Wisconsin needs to focus on recruiting workers with cybersecurity skills.

Featured in this Show

  • Does Wisconsin Have A Cybersecurity Talent Gap?

    As cyberattacks become more and more common, the demand for workers with cybersecurity skills is going up. But are Wisconsin businesses and institutions able to recruit and retain that talent? The president of the Wisconsin Technology Council lays out his recommendations so Wisconsin can keep up economically and nationally.

  • An Investigation Into Why Some Fugitives Are Not Pursued Beyond Wisconsin's Borders

    A recent invesigation from USA Today and Gannett Wisconsin Media found that in the last year-and-a-half, the number of fugitives not being pursued beyond state lines has increased 29 percent. A reporter looks at the reasons why the numbers are up.

  • Drynuary, Or Giving Up Alcohol For The Month Of January

    In the month of January, many people make resolutions like save money, lose weight, and get healthier. One way to combine those resolutions is to give up alcohol for the month of January, a practice some people refer to as “Drynuary.” A Drynuary enthusiast discusses why he’s participated in the tradition for the past eight years, and explains the benefits of abstaining from alcohol for 30 days.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Tom Still Guest
  • Shereen Siewert Guest
  • John Ore Guest

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