Andrew Kates, Author at Security Boulevard

HIMSS 2019 – Champions of Security Unite

Organizations of all sizes and industries face increasing challenges in safeguarding vast amounts of sensitive data, with Health Care being no different. The loss of Protected Health Information (PHI) incurs not only heavy fines and brand damage, but potentially everlasting damage to affected patients. According to the Ponemon Institute: The ... Read More
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2018

2018 Year in Review

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As we put the finishing touches on another tremendous year, and look toward the New Year, we at Secure Ideas wanted to take a moment to reflect upon 2018, and highlight some of what’s to come in 2019. This past year and in 2019, we made a concerted effort to ... Read More
Professionally Evil Lunch n Learn Feb 27 2018 - OWASP Top 10

ISC2 Security Congress 2018

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Some of the Secure Ideas team headed down to the “Big Easy” last month for (ISC)2’s 2018 Security Congress, and it was a BIG hit. From the various trainings and breakout sessions, to networking with vendors, it was a breath of fresh air hearing that security is really becoming a ... Read More

Not Just Another Notch in Your Belt: Organizational Challenges of PCI Compliance

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As an account manager in the world of security, I am constantly confronted with questions surrounding PCI compliance and the challenges organizations face with ensuring proper controls are in place, and all requirements met. If we get down to the core of the issue, the reality is many organizations either ... Read More