A CTO at Ease

Don Cohen Security, SMB, Testimonial

As a CTO with too many years of experience to want to count, I’m often attracted to the next opportunity because my new company is looking to build a product that addresses a compelling problem. For example, I’m currently working on a “next generation” product to leverage voice recognition, mobile devices, smart watches and smart glasses in warehouses and distribution centers. A pattern that has repeated itself in my career is that I come into a new role exciting to attack this “new problem”, and then reality sets in. Among these realities is, how are we going to protect our …

Information Security out of Necessity

Chris Williams Executive, Security

I was a Chief Information Security Officer. Not a virtual one. A human one. My name is Chris Williams. I’m a founder and Managing Partner at Perpetually Geek. My passion for information security grew out of necessity. Having worked at a document management firm where we began developing and hosting SaaS applications starting in the late ‘90s, we were considered cutting edge. We had strong executive vision and leadership, were attracting venture funding, building an impressive client book of top companies in the world, hiring top talent, and building our company for the future. All was right in the world. At that time, we were building out our infrastructure, including our own private cloud, and architecting our data centers for resiliency as we expanded our geographic footprint. It was …

HR’s Needed Role in Workforce Cyber Awareness

Marc S. Miller Security

Clearly cybersecurity is on the world’s stage, especially here in America. Made more visible to the general public through the concerns over Russia’s alleged influence over our presidential election, and the proliferation of “tax filing scams” reported in the general news media. Even before our election, the hacking of records maintained by TARGET, BEST BUY and YAHOO with almost 1.5 billion records stolen have created great concerns, interest and hopefully awareness of the American public as individuals go about their business transactions. At the same time, in corporate life, it has been often stated that the greatest point of vulnerability …