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August 13, 2015 @ 1:52 pm

Quick…what do Morgan Stanley, AT&T, and the adult website AshleyMadison have in common? All three recently experienced serious data breaches. And in all three cases, it was an inside job. According to a recent article on CIO.com “How to Stop… Continue Reading →

July 13, 2015 @ 10:46 am

Hi everyone, I love reading stories of cybercriminals who’ve been apprehended; maybe it’s because as someone who is steeped in data security all day I’ve heard too many stories of companies crippled or even destroyed by a breach. Unfortunately, in… Continue Reading →

June 10, 2015 @ 2:00 pm

Hi everyone, The explosion of apps and the end users’ expectation that they can seamlessly connect to these apps using multiple devices has led to the so-called “Commercialization of IT.” As IT professionals tasked with the mission critical job of… Continue Reading →

May 12, 2015 @ 10:22 am

Hi everyone, Typically around the start of a new year, in among the vast number of weight loss and nutrition books, there are usually an equal number of titles about developing better habits. I’m not going to comment on the… Continue Reading →

April 14, 2015 @ 4:08 pm

Hi everyone, After the long bitter winter we’ve had I’ll bet that a lot of you are thinking about taking a spring break. Or maybe you’re planning this summer’s getaway trip. Unfortunately for IT, the global threats to your mainframe… Continue Reading →

March 9, 2015 @ 11:14 am

Hi everyone, For those of us who spend our days (and sometimes, unwillingly, our nights) absorbed in the latest cyber security news and trends, it’s obvious that there’s been a seismic shift in what is required to defend an organization… Continue Reading →

February 12, 2015 @ 12:13 pm

Hi everyone, In my last entry, I shared with you my in-depth understanding of the risks posed from internal sources and how to mitigate those risks. Because I keep coming across more and more articles showing this type of breach,… Continue Reading →

January 13, 2015 @ 8:48 am

Hi everyone and Happy New Year!! 2014 was a rough year for IT and mainframe security. It seemed like every time I checked my inbox there was a “Krebs on Security” alert about a new attack or network hijack or… Continue Reading →

December 10, 2014 @ 10:02 am

Hi everyone, I want to talk about 2015. What you do over the next few months will impact the kind of year your IT department will have. As the new year gets underway will your mainframe development team be humming… Continue Reading →

November 5, 2014 @ 10:47 am

Hi everyone, It’s human nature to worry about the unknown—the stranger in the alley, the mystery diagnosis, the cyber criminal in a far-off country hacking into your sensitive customer data. Those fears are not entirely unfounded, but studies and evidence… Continue Reading →