Jim has 18 years of experience building and delivering simple and easy-to-use software solutions in the security market. He is passionate about customers, understanding their needs, and delivering solutions that make their jobs easier and their infrastructures and data more secure.



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Making Every Agency Employee a Security Advocate


The rising numbers of data breaches should come as no surprise to federal IT security pros who work every day to ensure agency information is secure. However, these breaches may not be something a federal IT team can prevent on its own. According to …


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Giving SIEM Tools a Role in Your IT Security Operations


While there is no one single solution to guard agencies against all cyberthreats, there are tools that can certainly go a long way toward managing and understanding the cyberthreat landscape. One such tool is Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) software. SIEM tools combine …


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Neglect These Cybersecurity Fundamentals at Your Peril


“Shiny object syndrome” exists within both the IT and cybersecurity fields. The press loves to focus on the sleekest new security toys or the latest threat-hunting technique. After all, red-team/blue-team simulations and advanced threat hunting sound cool and impress at networking events. However, for …



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A Frank Discussion of Multifactor Authentication


Someone steals credentials from one of your client’s executives. They guess the username and password to their email account. From there, the cybercriminal can send out targeted phishing emails to compromise even more accounts or trick employees into handing over sensitive data. To combat …



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Three SIEM Must-Haves


Many businesses need to increase their security game. You can put all the preventive measures in place that you want—like patching, antivirus, mail protection, and firewalls—yet threats can still slip past defenses. According to the recent Ponemon 2018 Cost of a Data Breach report, …