Blog

Hi everyone, We know about the major data breaches at big companies like J.P. Morgan and AT&T because they’re all over our news feeds. But right now, in a small office somewhere in this country, a small business owner is also feeling the pain of a data breach. And small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can…

Read more

Hi everyone, If you watch the news every day, it’s only natural to start developing an irrational fear of “stranger danger”—whether it’s the fear that an unknown intruder is going to raid your house or steal your identity, or that anonymous foreign hackers are going to hack your company’s mainframe. But the truth is you…

Read more

Hi Everyone. This time around I’d like to talk about the lack of proactive IT security measures to identify and stop a breach before it hits the sensitive mainframe data. So many organizations are still placing most if not all of their data security funding and attention into only the distributed systems. The trouble with…

Read more

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 the world of cybersecurity, as in life, justice is not always served. But when it…

Read more

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 mainframe security, we also have to be mindful of consumer trends and avoid compromising the…

Read more

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 importance of regularly getting your heart rate up or turning your electrical devices off an…

Read more

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 against an attack. You don’t want to be the company caught fighting a modern war…

Read more