The Master Security Plan CIOs Need to Manage Risk Outside the Perimeter

Posted by Rob Williams on Tue, Jun 02, 2015 @ 03:24 PM

In the second blog of our series, The 5 Big Mistakes Every CIO Should Avoid, Mistake #2 deals with CIOs not mitigating risk properly to protect their business from the pervasive danger of cyber-attacks and security breaches. 

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery, Security

Your Business Doesn’t Need a Firewall

Posted by Rob Williams on Thu, Apr 16, 2015 @ 02:10 PM

There’s this old story about two politicians arguing. Maybe you’ve heard of it.

One of the politicians interrupts the other and yells “You’re lying!” to which the other politician replies, “I know I am but hear me out!” Unlike the lying politician, I’m not going to put a positive spin on a lie and tell you that your business doesn’t need protection from threats. But the idea of a simple box that says yes or no to possible intruders is not an accurate description of the firewall any longer.  

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Topics: Security