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banks rants – never forget it is YOUR data

Recently there has been a lot of drama about Facebook and Cambridge Analytica and what they did or did not do with our Facebook data but in my mind, I want to ask everyone… what were you thinking they were doing with all your data? What did you think would happen when you gave an […]

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Every Business Needs to Prioritize Security

I recently got the opportunity to talk with BetaKit regarding small businesses and security. I am happy with the points we were able to make about the two topics but it is important to note, everyone constantly needs to be asking about the security of their data, the security of their premises, the security of […]

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banks rants – two factor authentication

I feel like a week does not go by without a family member asking for IT help. There isn’t anything wrong with that, I love the fact that I can help out others.  I also appreciate the fact that I understand technology and I love to share what I know. One of the biggest issues […]

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banks rants – Facebook cloned accounts

I have to admit, I was not familiar with Facebook cloned accounts until last week when at least one of my friends ran into this issue. Even though USA Today wrote a report on it last year (2017), it was not something that popped into my mind… for a couple of reasons. I don’t accept […]

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banks rants – security (questions)

It is only appropriate that my next banks rants is focused on security but more specifically the information you share on Facebook. Sure there are other places you may be sharing this information but Facebook seems more prevalent and more importantly, your posts are searchable. The posts/examples I show below are from 2010. Now you […]

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Security Doesn’t Change but Passwords Do

Once again, there is a breach on your favorite site… Amazon… once again you have to change your password. I have been in security for a long time and one thing that frustrates me most about it is that the needle does not move very far. It is the same discussion, same pain, and all […]

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Breaches Preventing Shopping or Does It?

I recently saw this interesting “USA Snapshot” from USA Today. I love these snapshots… quick and easy and starts the discussion. It certainly started this discussion because I happened to be with my sister. I told her that I found this statistic about credit card breaches stopping people from shopping at their stores fascinating. She said […]

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Juniper Firefly Perimeter 12.1×47 D10.2 Release – What’s New

Several weeks ago, Juniper Networks officially released an updated version of Firefly Perimeter. The version is 12.1×47 D10.2. We provided a lot of new and amazing updates into the product. I wanted to take this opportunity to provide you with an understanding of what is currently available in this code. Unified Threat Management ( UTM […]

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Recap of VMworld 2014 USA – Juniper Style

This was the first year that I got to attend VMworld as a member of the Juniper family. It was a great experience, we had our first lab in the Hands-on Lab which I personally think was a success. Of course we also had a booth with lots of traffic. We received a lot of […]

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My First 60 Days – Juniper Networks

When I first graduated college and lived as a professional in the big city, I worked in technical support at Bay Networks. I will never forget my experience and subsequently, Nortel. It was an amazing place with incredible people and I was happy there. Truly happy. But Nortel was going under and I needed to […]

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