28 Feb 2019

For those that are not aware, Cybersecurity now applies to all, and yes that means you too. There used to be a time where only larger enterprises were targeted and that SMBs could survive by doing the minimum (Anti-Virus and patching once in a while), but now data is the new oil and there is […]

18 Feb 2019

I had the pleasure to spend the last week in San Francisco with IBM’s best and brightest at the IBM Think 2019, and pardon the pun, it got me thinking (a lot). I will post a couple more entries on specific topics later, but high level: Cyber Security is more important than ever (did you […]

15 May 2017

Hi everyone, I am going to sound like a broken record [again]. Ransomware is still alive and well and unfortunately that is [in part] thanks to people that do not follow basic security practices. The latest Ransomware “a la mode” is Wanna Cry, good summary here:  https://community.sophos.com/kb/en-us/126733 What is really sad and makes me want […]

03 Oct 2016

I was surprised how many people I talked to were not aware of this specific topic so I figured I would shed some light for all. To keep things simple, I will address the business and technical angles separately. First, technology: For those who want to skip this section, here is the high level summary: […]

15 Jun 2016

Ransomware is rising [again] and is sadly becoming a booming business for the “bad guys”. I will spare you the definition, there are plenty of good articles out there explaining what it is. What I wanted to focus on was prevention. But first, let me talk about one of my customers and why I decided […]

19 Jan 2015

The New Year is upon us and the number one question in your mind should be: How will I spend my IT budget this year (if it’s not, we need to discuss on why investing in IT is crucial for your business: IT is an enabler and as such it needs to be built on […]

22 Aug 2014

I have lately been having a similar discussion with many of my clients, colleagues and peers, so I felt it would probably be of interest to all. The conversation usually starts in similar ways: “What is happening with the storage business?” or “Where should I invest my storage dollars?”. But the real question that it […]