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From Product Marketers to Security Researchers, from CTOs to CSOs, from educators to students, and from private to public sectors, if you’re looking for interesting articles on the latest in cybersecurity, InfoSec, technology and the IoT, we’ve got an expert who’s written it.

Our diverse catalog of experts has put pen to paper (or rather, finger to keyboard) about GDPR, ransomware in healthcare, STEM education, InfoSec certifications, the tech-bro culture, third-party security risks, credentials, women in security, two-factor authentication, monetary exchange systems, security versus convenience, security awareness training, and human weakness. And there is much, much more to come.

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Adam Laub, SVP Product Marketing, STEALTHbits Technologies

Adam Laub, SVP Product Marketing, STEALTHbits Technologies

Adam Laub | STEALTHbits

Adam Laub is the Senior Vice President of Product Marketing at STEALTHbits Technologies. He is responsible for setting product strategy, defining future roadmap, driving strategic sales engagements, supporting demand generation activities, enabling the sales organization and all aspects of product evangelism. Since joining STEALTHbits in 2005, Adam has held multiple positions within the organization, including Sales, Marketing, and Operational Management roles.  Adam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA.

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Aidan Simister, Global SVP IT Auditing, Lepide.

Aidan Simister, Global SVP IT Auditing, Lepide.

Aidan Simister | Lepide

Aidan Simister, global SVP for IT auditing, security and compliance vendor, Lepide.

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Ajit Sancheti, Co-Founder & CEO at Preempt Security

Ajit Sancheti, Co-Founder & CEO at Preempt Security

Ajit Sancheti | Preempt Security

Ajit Sancheti is an entrepreneur focused on solving challenges in enterprise software and security. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of Preempt, a cybersecurity startup with a patent pending solution for detecting and responding to security breaches and malicious insider threats. Previously, Ajit co-founded and served as CEO of Mu Dynamics, which was acquired by Spirent Communications. 

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Alan Watkins, Information Security Consultant and Adjunct Professor at National University

Alan Watkins, Information Security Consultant and Adjunct Professor at National University

Alan Watkins | National University

Alan Watkins has been an independent Information Security Consultant for 5 years and also an Adjunct Professor at National University for 4 years, teaching online courses in their Master of Science in Cyber Security & Information Assurance Program. Mr. Watkins has been a member of the San Diego InfraGard Members Alliance for 14 years, acting as the co-Sector Chief for the Information Technology Sector for three years. He has also been an active volunteer for 6 years in the Securing Our eCITY® Foundation, which focuses on awareness and education for the public and small businesses.

Prior to his current endeavors, Mr. Watkins worked for the City of San Diego for over 36 years, retiring in 2011, after having spent 12 years in law enforcement and 24 years in the IT field. He held several management positions over his last 12 years which included Information Systems Manager, Department Information Officer (a.k.a., department-level CIO), and citywide IT Operations & Security Manager (a.k.a., CISO). Mr. Watkins holds BS and MSBA degrees in Management and Business Administration, as well as a certificate in criminal justice.

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Alan Zeichick, Principal Analyst at Camden Associates

Alan Zeichick, Principal Analyst at Camden Associates

Alan Zeichick | Camden Associates

Alan Zeichick is Principal Analyst at Camden Associates. A former mainframe systems analyst, Alan has been in the technology industry since the early 1980s, and focuses on software development, networking, communications and security. Alan has served as editor of several influential technology publications, including AI Expert, The Mathematica Journal, Network Magazine, the Computer Security Journal of the Computer Security Institute (CSI), and Software Development Times.

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Alex Horan, Director of Product Management at Onapsis Inc.

Alex Horan, Director of Product Management at Onapsis Inc.

Alex Horan | Onapsis

Alex Horan is a security focused product manager with strong experience leading teams directing the growth and development of products. Horan, the Director of Product Management at Onapsis, has experience in start-up based Project Management, meeting with customers, prospects, and analysts to determine best areas of development and effective at communicating the needs from those communities to engineering teams. Horan understands the balance needed between providing a secure environment and allowing an organization to perform their business operations. He has experience evaluating the security posture of a company and defining both IT/Security goals for an organization as well as creating the plan to achieve those goals.

 

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Alex Horan from Onapsis discusses the challenges with auditing and GDPR as it relates to ERP systems

Why is it important to audit and meet compliance for your ERP systems? Alex Horan chats with ITSPmagazine's Sean Martin as he describes some of the requirements for meeting compliance, using the Global Data Protection Regulation as a model for purposes of discussion. What data do you have, and whose data is it? What are the requirements to protect it from unauthorized access AND what are the requirements for removal of the data when the owner of the data requests.

 

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Alphonzo A. Albright, Vice President, Abilis Solutions

Alphonzo A. Albright, Vice President, Abilis Solutions

Alphonzo A. Albright | Abilis Solutions

Albright’s career in the public sector began 25 years ago for the City of New York, Department of Corrections and Probation. There he also worked as a probation officer, and he was promoted to Intelligence Field Service Unit Warrant officer. He was later appointed Branch Chief and Executive Director of the Citywide Alternative to Detention Day Treatment Programs for court-appointed juvenile youths. In his last role in Government, Albright served as the First Deputy Commissioner of Administration and Intelligence.

For four years he served as the agency’s CIO, responsible for ensuring that the department’s Information Technology (IT) investments were aligned with its strategic business objectives. Albright took a leadership role in the design of world-class, integrated solutions, processes and architecture, and demonstrated to be expert in the design and delivery of cost-effective, high-performance technology solutions with budget responsibilities. He’s built culturally diverse, team-centered operating units, with excellent business process, strategy development skills and customer-centric.

Today, Albright is Vice President at Abilis Solutions, responsible for Professional Services, Mobility and Business Intelligence. Expert in Cyber Security and Business Intelligence, he provides for Alibis clients: C-level hands-on solution development, support implementation and optimization of the core business intelligence system.

Albright received his BS in Criminal Law and Computer Science at Lincoln University in Penn., and then studied at Harvard University’s JFK School of Government, and is now pursuing a Masters of Cybersecurity and Criminal Justice with a strong concentration on Business Intelligence at Boston University.

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Ameesh Divatia, Co-Founder & CEO, Baffle, Inc. 

Ameesh Divatia, Co-Founder & CEO, Baffle, Inc. 

Ameesh Divatia | Baffle, Inc.

Ameesh Divatia is Co-Founder & CEO of Baffle, Inc. He has a proven track record of turning technologies that are difficult to build into successful businesses, selling three companies for more than $425 million combined in the datacenter infrastructure market.

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