Avoiding Cyber-Attacks, Why Research Matters, Mexican-American Winemakers: Sept. 12

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It’s up to banks to protect their small business customers from cyber-attacks, writes B.C. Krishna. [Bank Systems and Technology]

Too many entrepreneurs seem to think “lean” means “avoiding research,” writes Erika Hall. [Wired]

The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating a $75 million loan the Rhode Island Economic Development Corp. made to 38 Studios, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s video game startup. [WPRI]

There’s a small but growing group of Mexican-American winemakers in California, reports Patricia Leigh Brown. [New York Times]

Since Pam Dorr arrived in Greensboro, Ala., in 2003, she’s helped launch 11 businesses and create 50 jobs, reports Mark Strassman (video). [CBS News]

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