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From the Winter 2018 Issue

Blockchain: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Author(s):

Kris Martel, EVP of Operations, Chief Information Security Officer, Emagine IT

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Ask an average person if they know what blockchain is and you’ll likely get a deer-in-the-headlights look. Ask the same person if they know about Bitcoin and their eyes light up. Cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, are the most widely recognized technologies leveraging blockchain today. Cryptocurrency markets dominate the media and many want to invest in them … Read more

From the Summer 2015 Issue

The Next Big Data Breach: Don’t Let It Be You!

Author(s):

Kris Martel, EVP of Operations, Chief Information Security Officer, Emagine IT

Protection of information and data has always been one of the top priorities for organizations, governments, and businesses. For example, small restaurants have their “secret recipes” that set them apart from their competition. Larger organizations like Coca-Cola guard their product formulae and protect them like the Crown Jewels of England. On the government side, the … Read more

From the Spring 2015 Issue

Diving into the Deep Web

Author(s):

Kris Martel, EVP of Operations, Chief Information Security Officer, Emagine IT

With all of the recent advancements in technology, including the ability for anyone to know what is going on around the world with just a few keystrokes or finger swipes, it is amazing that anything can be a mystery anymore. When I was young, you had to rely on the newspaper, nightly news programs on … Read more

From the Winter 2015 Issue

Debunking the Big Bad “Cloud”

Author(s):

Kris Martel, EVP of Operations, Chief Information Security Officer, Emagine IT

There are some topics that seem to be shrouded with uncertainty and confusion and the “Cloud” is one of those topics. I was talking with a fellow CISO of a Federal Agency a few weeks back and the topic of “cloud migration” came up. Not unexpectedly, my CISO friend expressed that the biggest obstacles to … Read more

From the Fall 2014 Issue

Is Healthcare Ready for BYOD?

Author(s):

Kris Martel, EVP of Operations, Chief Information Security Officer, Emagine IT

Information Security is a growing concern across all Health and Human Services (HSS) agencies as well as hospitals, doctor offices and any organization dealing with Personal Identifiable Information (PII) or Protected Health Information (PHI). Specifically, the proliferation of mobile devices and their potential for storing and transferring sensitive information requires a new approach to how … Read more