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Implement, Train & Monitor: Successful Cybersecurity Implementation Strategies

Moderated by: Peter Karlson, CEO, MIDMRKT PANELISTS Heather Herringer, VP of Information Technology, Nielsen Massey Vanillas Todd Hamlin, Senior Manager, IT Infrastructure, Massimo Zanetti Beverage Chris Livanos, CIO, Motion Picture & Television Fund Brook Shuford, CISO, Datavail Michael Hamilton, CISSP, CISO, President, and Founder CI Security Now that you have identified your threats [...]

2020-08-28T12:28:58-04:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: MIDMRKT Virtual Recordings|Tags: , , |

Cybersecurity Strategies: Governance, Business Alignment, and Culture

Moderated by: Peter Karlson, CEO, MIDMRKT PANELISTS Michael Gabriel, Former EVP & CIO, HBO and currently Partner, Fortium Partners James Rutt, CIO & CISO, Dana Foundation Mark Annati, SVP of IT, Extreme Reach Elizabeth Patrick, CISO, Synoptek Michael Madon, SVP & GM Security Awareness and Threat Intelligence Products, Mimecast Midmarket executives constantly balance the [...]

2020-08-27T10:25:18-04:00August 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog, MIDMRKT Virtual Recordings|Tags: , , , , , |

Prioritizing Cybersecurity Threats for Your Organization

Moderated by: Peter Karlson, CEO, MIDMRKT PANELISTS Tod Huber, CTO, Milwaukee County Kip Bates, Associate Chief Information Security Officer, UC Santa Barbara Jadee Hanson, CISO & CIO, Code42 Chris Roberts, Scottish Security Warlock and Hacker in Residence, Hillbilly Hit Squad There are no shortage of threats to midmarket organizations; attackers can come [...]

2020-08-26T10:22:17-04:00August 26th, 2020|Categories: MIDMRKT Virtual Recordings|Tags: , , |

MIDMRKT Cybersecurity Alignment Report

PRESENTED BY: Candy Alexander, CISSP, CISM, CISO and Cyber Risk Practice Lead at NeuEon Inc. & ISSA International President NeuEon has partnered with Agility Health Inc and MIDMRKT to develop a Cybersecurity Alignment Radar based on NIST PRISMA (Program Review for Information Security Assistance) concepts of program maturity to help organizations identify the challenges [...]

2020-08-25T12:24:21-04:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: MIDMRKT Virtual Recordings|Tags: , , |

Rapidly Develop an IT Strategy

All too often, an overburdened IT organization creates a laundry list of IT to-do projects and calls it an IT strategy. Sometimes they are requests from the business; other times they are projects that simply need to get done. Download the Executive Brief Challenge:  IT strategies are often nonexistent or [...]

2020-06-26T13:02:03-04:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: Info-Tech Research, Leadership, Strategy|

MIDMRKT Welcomes New Advisory Board Members

MARATHON, FL--MIDMRKT Suite announces its selection of new Advisory Board Members, including Lew Pollock, Vice President - Technology at Horizon Beverage, Tony Moore, CIO at Prairie View A&M University, Jim Habeeb, Senior Director IT at MathWorks, and Andrea Markstrom, CIO for Taft, Stettinius, & Hollister LLP. Lew Pollock, Vice President - Technology at [...]

2020-06-08T23:47:08-04:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: Leadership, News|Tags: |

MIDMRKT CIO Forum and COVID-19 – FAQ

FAQ What if I don’t feel well when I get to the event? McCormick Ranch has dedicated special services staff who will be able to address any concern and direct to additional medical attention if needed. How often are the facilities cleaned?  The McCormick Ranch has increased the frequency of all public spaces (restrooms, [...]

2020-08-23T19:40:14-04:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: Best Practices, Corporate Citizenship, MIDMRKT Forum, News|Tags: , |

CIO Decisions | Cyber Insurance

As a CIO, I always struggled with the value of cyber insurance. The question of cost versus value kept me at a stalemate. On one hand, I was told that having this insurance was a must in case of a data breach, but on the other hand, it would be nearly impossible to prove [...]

2019-12-07T13:47:11-05:00December 7th, 2019|Categories: Leadership, Security|Tags: , , |

Cloud vs. On-Premise Computing

‘Caveat emptor’ (Latin translation: “Let the buyer beware”) is good advice for every CIO. The CIO is a steward of company funds and is expected to make decisions in the best interests (see profitability) of their company. Sales representatives from cloud providers are trying to gain sales, as their primary loyalty is the profitability [...]

2019-12-07T13:14:50-05:00December 7th, 2019|Categories: MIDMRKT Forum|Tags: , , |

7 Ways to Ensure a Relevant and Actionable IT Strategy

A word of advice – stop creating IT strategies, just to have an IT strategy. Over the years, I’ve talked with many CIOs about their pursuit to write a best in class IT strategy. A strategic CIO might say, “I created my IT strategy in conjunction with the business strategy,” forgetting the fact that [...]

2019-12-07T12:46:25-05:00December 7th, 2019|Categories: Leadership, Strategy|Tags: |
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