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Cyber Security: Not just an IT problem

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IT leaders are perpetually on the hot seat to shore up their companies’ networks and infrastructure against increasingly aggressive cyber security threats. With nearly 30 years in technology roles, the majority of those spent in the U.S. Air Force as a Logistics Systems Manager, R.C. Woodson can fairly effortlessly prepare a security strategy. But as seasoned […]
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Next-Gen Endpoint Protection

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Bromium Resonates with Alaska Native Corporation Alaska native corporations have been on high alert in the past year as the severity of cyber crimes infiltrating their organizations began reaching epic proportions. The state’s technology leaders met with the FBI last year following a carefully orchestrated spear phishing attack that resulted in the unauthorized transfer of […]
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Email Intrusion and User Security Training

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Author and political theorist Edmund Burke said, “Better be despised for too anxious apprehensions, than ruined by too confident security.” End user education and security training is pinging on the radars of technology leaders across the Boardroom Events community this month, and even the toughest network firewalls and virus protection services are challenged by the […]
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Retail security: Keep an eye on the inside

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When Dennis Shockro arrived at Northern Tool & Equipment three years ago, there was no one within the IT organization focused solely on security and compliance. The Minnesota-based catalog retailer with bricks-and-mortar locations across the United States sells and distributes everything from power tools and generators to construction equipment and machinery. “We’ve done a lot […]
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Identifying data pillars: Cyber security is everyone’s business

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MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists employing over 3,000 people in 15 countries. So when IT Director Jim Habeeb pinpointed IT’s absolute priorities during development of his annual business plan, data security ranked highest among the organization’s triggered projects. The software company serves many industries such as automotive […]
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Customer-Centric Security

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 By Harrison Lewis, CIO, Northgate Markets   The data we protect is not our own. But the responsibility to protect it is. As the person who heads up information technology, and therefore information security, for a retail company, I get a mild case of heartburn each time I read headlines about data breaches affecting my […]
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Time to say goodbye to passwords?

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As we gear up for our first-ever Executive Leadership Workshop on security in the midmarket enterprise, we’re deep in discussions with CIOs, solution providers, and industry thought leaders about what the future of security will look like. Our friends at Centrify, a solution provider who will be sponsoring and attending the Spring 2015 Midmarket CIO Forum, have […]
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Cyber Security Curveball

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Hospital patients, busy parents, holiday shoppers and university students – this year’s rash of data breaches prove we’re all increasingly more vulnerable to victimization as part of large scale cyber attacks. Following Target’s infamous breach in late 2013, lingering concerns over cyber security have accelerated  to the forefront for IT and business leaders when the retailer […]
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