The Human Factor

Our Product Marketing Manager, Aaron, and I had a watercooler chat the other day about taking a fresh approach to a corporation’s IT Security in the likes and regularity of spring cleaning. An approach like this would be ideal – you would have an up-to-date inventory of your hardware, you would have up-to-date software, and a complete 360 view of your organization. After completing what might be an onerous task, you would be able to identify the robustness of your environment, where your gaps might be, and where you have room to improve. In general, one might argue you would feel ‘in control’.

Your Organization’s IT Security Policy… Then Reality Happens

I was on the phone the other day with a member of the education community asking – at large – “what are our steps to ‘becoming secure’?” All of a sudden, panic struck me. Did I lock my front door? Does my Gmail password contain a child, pet or street name? Do I use the same 4 digit PIN on my iPhone as I do on my MasterCard? That’s where my head’s at – and I’m just one person.

SecTor 2014 – What We Learned

Last week, thousands of IT security professionals gathered in Toronto for the annual SecTor Security Conference to share compelling research and new techniques. From malware attacks to unencrypted stolen devices, data theft is rampant in the enterprise, and security solutions are, well, supposed to be the solutions. Security experts at SecTor presented on the various ways organizations can learn from past mistakes and how vendors can aid in this process.

RSA Conference 2014

I had the pleasure and privilege of attending the RSA security conference in San Francisco last week.  With 25,000 attendees it was the biggest RSA conference ever.  There were so many exhibitors that they opened up a second building for the booths. 

Connect with us!

As 2014 kicks off, WinMagic will be attending a number of different events over the next few months.  In particular, we are excited to be attending our first Data Connectors of the year, being held at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott on January 23rd, 2014!

Last Day Exhibiting At Interop

Today is the last day we will be exhibiting at Interop – New York. Come by and visit Booth #548 to learn about the latest in our data encryption solutions. We have specialists on hand who can answer any of your IT security needs and learn how to secure corporate and confidential data.

SC eConference Data Security

WinMagic will be exhibiting at the SC World Congress (SCWC) eConference on Data Security on Tuesday, September 24, 2013! SCWC hosts virtual conferences each month focusing on challenges that IT security professionals encounter frequently in their roles. SC Magazine is an unbiased source for IT security, risk management and business information for organizations globally.