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    • Employees are an orgaizations last layer of security

      Fortifing your organization’s last layer of security – your employees

      Security Management Tool KitPeople impact security outcomes, much more often than any technology, policy or process. Cyber security threats continue to proliferate and become more costly to businesses that suffer a data breach. When it comes to combating these growing risks, most organizations continue to place more trust in technology-based solutions than on training their employees to be more aware of the threat landscape and able to recognize the red flags in cyber breach attempts.

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      - Employees are an orgaizations last layer of security

      Obamacre website hacked - 75,000 users exposed site hacked - Cybersecurity at risk

      Obomacare websit hackedThe system used by healthcare insurance agents and brokers  to enroll users into Obamacare plans through the official portal was just hacked. 75,000 accounts were breached.

      The Federally Facilitated Exchanges (FFE) at is managed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) was just hacked.

      The CMS said that it detected "anomalous system activity" in the FFE on October 13, 2018 and they started an immediate investigation.

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      - Obamacre website hacked - 75,000 users exposed

      Blockchain Developers in Demand

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      ERP and Blockchain jobs are in great demand. Individuals can look forward to salaries continuing to increase. The median salary for a Blockchain Developer is $127K with experienced individuals commanding upwards of $172K when they move to new organizations.

      Blockchain Developers in Demand

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      Tech Companies to Fight California Privacy Act

      The Security Manual includes a new section identifying mandates required by the 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act for consumer rights and business responsibilities

      CCPA ComplianceThe California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) came into being, in part, to keep it off the ballot. There were petitions to get a privacy act like GDPR onto the November ballot, but instead, lawmakers rushed through legislation in what has to be record time and the governor signed it into law. Tech companies are complaining that they didn't have enough input into the legislation. Fair point. In many ways, making the changes needed to meet the requirements could be costly.

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      - Tech Companies to Fight California Privacy Act

      CIO Role in High and Low Growth Companies

      CIO Job DescriptionWith the economy improving staff and staffing issues are front and center for many CIOs

      CIO Role in High and Low Growth Companies - The highest growth companies typically have CIOs that are more actively involved with other senior and executive managers. 

      Successful CIOs inspire the enterprise and expand the business impact of IT. These CIOs have proven expertise in both business and technical facets of their role. They interact with the enterprise and its executive team as enterprise leaders. In addition, they drive new business initiatives and shifts jointly with other members of the executive team.

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      - CIO Role in High and Low Growth Companies