Sep 28, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Strengthening Your Cyber Resilience: Six Questions to Ask Yourself

As a former network administrator and IT Manager, I’ve spent most of my IT career defending networks from the bad guys along with keeping the daily IT ship afloat. Take that and add a couple projects and helpdesk tickets and you’ve got yourself a never ending to-do list. It’s not an easy job to say the least, and sometimes you can’t help but wonder if you and your team have the all bases covered on the security front.

Topics: IT administration, cybersecurity, information security

Sep 27, 2016 8:39:21 AM

Four More Years and Four Hundred Pounds of “You’re On Your Own”

Last night at Hofstra University, at the first of three scheduled presidential debates in 2016, Lester Holt introduced a segment of questions on “Securing America”. While as an avid consumer of the news, I was determined to watch the entire debate, this segment engaged my personal and professional interests. Holt went right to the point of cyber security, a “21st century war happening every day”, and I was eager for a glimpse at the candidates’ vision of how the nation can protect its own secrets, as well as the operations of businesses, over the next four years. In my analysis, regardless of what the nation decides on November 8th, the message to American business is the same: “You’re on your own”.

Topics: cybersecurity, politics, information security, debate