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Learning from the Marriott International Data Breach (originally published in Grit Daily) The Marriott data breach highlighted several critical deficiencies in their cybersecurity mindset, plan & resources. Marriott International has admitted to an ongoing breach in its network since 2014 with nearly 500 million records stolen. These included social security numbers, passport numbers, email addresses,…

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November 20, 2018 • XYPRO Technology

Risk Management in the Real World: Today, Tomorrow and Beyond 2018 was another troubling year in the cybersecurity world. We saw a repeat of last year’s data breaches on a larger scale. Google, Toyota, Facebook, Under Armour, LifeLock, Air Canada, Blue Cross and many, many more fell victim to some sort of compromise. Hardly a…

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October 19, 2018 • XYPRO Technology

Election CyberSecurity: We Are Still Playing Catch-up   Cybersecurity is a complex topic. Politics is a complex topic. Combine the two and there is a potential recipe for disaster. Election CyberSecurity gets more complex factoring in that administration of elections are a state and local government responsibility. There are over 50 different election systems and…

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October 8, 2018 • XYPRO Technology

HPE Customer Solution Center Hosts Gathering of Mission Critical Experts in Atlanta Have you seen the movie ‘The Greatest Showman’ with Hugh Jackman? Jackman plays the ambitious P.T. Barnum. I don’t want to give away anything in the movie if you haven’t seen it. Suffice it to say, the circus finds their footing when they…

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September 28, 2018 • XYPRO Technology

Preparing for the Big One Dr. Melodie Bond-Hillman Manager HR & Administration As an HR manager, I strive to help foster a culture of caring and a sense of togetherness. September was emergency preparedness month and XYPRO Technology held weekly group activities to engage employees and help them prepare for emergencies at work and at…

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August 27, 2018 • XYPRO Technology

Secure Application Development in a Connected World Applications are everywhere. Take a look at your mobile device and you will realize how integral applications are to everyday life. We use them to shop, bank, order dinner, get a ride, keep our house warm, even keep track of our children. But such modern conveniences do not…

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June 25, 2018 • Identity & Access Management

XYPRO partners with CyberArk and SailPoint to maximize enterprise identity governance and security investments for HPE NonStop servers. Integrate HPE NonStop servers with CyberArk Privileged Access Security Solution Steve Tcherchian, CISSP / CISO and Director of Product /XYPRO Technology   Expanding on the recent strategic SailPoint partnership and integration for the HPE NonStop Server, XYPRO is…

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May 10, 2018 • Security Intelligence

There is a large disconnect in the way breaches are evolving versus how security solutions are keeping up to address them. Virtualization adds an entirely new layer of complexity to the puzzle. As a security strategist, I’m constantly evaluating what is possible to help identify gaps and opportunities. The one thing I have learned over…

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April 30, 2018 • XYPRO Technology

I’m a head down, roll up your sleeves kind of leader. I started out at XYPRO on the ground floor 27 years ago and feel most comfortable in the trenches with the team, making sure they’ve got what they need to be successful.  I know I don’t provide public updates nearly as often as I…

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March 19, 2018 • XYPRO Technology

What is the GDPR?   The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is a major new piece of legislation designed to address the protection and responsible use of each and every European Union citizen’s personal data. GDPR is not an EU only regulation; it affects any business or individual handling the data of EU citizens,…

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