Proactively Combat Security Breaches – Strive to Thrive Business Workshop and Expo

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Proactively Combat Security Breaches

September is National Preparedness Month, and in support of this national effort, the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Strive to Thrive Business Workshop & Expo. This year’s theme, Turning Risk into Opportunity stems from a proactive mindset.

Join us to strengthen your business processes, accelerate your short-term business growth and create a more resilient and sustainable business model. You’ll acquire the tools on how to remove fear and build confidence to turn your greatest business risks into opportunities.

The event includes expert-led panel discussions and local vendor booths where you’ll meet community business leaders, learn critical information to protect your business, and discover local resources to address your business challenges.

Xiologix CTO, Christopher Kusek, will be a panelist during the 3:30 discussion on how to “Proactively Combat security breaches to minimize impact”

Listen to Mark Hand to learn more about the event and panel discussion:

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Xiologix – Your Local VMware Experts 

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Christopher Kusek VMware Awards 

Updated 10/30/2017 – Christopher Kusek earns VMware Cloud 2017!vExpert-Cloud-2017

No matter where you are in your cloud journey, know that Xiologix is your local resource for superior VMware expertise and service.

  • Holistic Approach – Xiologix looks at your business needs in their entirety and provides a holistic solution to cover all. Rather than simply delivering the technology, we custom-configure it for your environment.
  • Unmatched Expertise – by partnering with Xiologix, your company enjoys valued knowledge and expertise provided to you by local and highly-qualified Xiologix engineers.
  • Easy Renewals – No need to track renewal dates or request quotes. Xiologix tracks renewal dates and generates quotes 90-120 days ahead of due date.
  • Co-Terming Options – Our experienced warranty support team can co-term software renewals to simplify your contract management. Xiologix can coordinate all of your VMware support contracts, even if they were purchased elsewhere.

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Cybersecurity in an Internet Minute

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2017 InternetThe Internet of Things (IoT) and mobile devices have made life easier—and a little less secure. Yet the convenience of on-the-go computing and interconnectivity of devices comes at a cost; risk.

According to a recent Symantec Internet Security Threat Report, there are 25 connected devices per 100 people in the U.S. While this might seem like a lot, the number of connected ‘things’ is projected to grow to 8.4 billion in 2017 alone.

This IoT and mobile explosion has contributed to the exponential growth of the cybersecurity market. More than 25 percent of the world’s population stays connected to their friends, family and world through Facebook each month.

That’s an incredible number of selfies and baby pictures being shared potentially though corporate devices and networks. It also widens the threat landscape and demands that social media outlets from Twitter to YouTube implement stronger security controls as threats evolve. Read More

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How Does the C-Suite View Cybersecurity?

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Traditionally all things technology have been exclusively limited to the IT department in most organizations. Due to the increased number of security breaches and the latest ransomware attacks, though, technology has brought cybersecurity front-of-mind for the C-suite.

Despite the vulnerabilities technology invites with today’s ever-changing threat landscape, there is consensus among top executives that technology presents more opportunities for business growth. According to the report from management consulting firm, A.T. Kearney, 2017 Views from the C-Suite, global executives’ top concern this year is the convergence the government’s regulation of technology and cybersecurity.

A complex proposition presenting businesses with myriad opportunities and challenges, technology has become a top priority in the C-Suite. Here are key takeaways from the A.T. Kearney report that C-Suite executives need to consider as they pursue effective ways to overcome the challenges and capitalize on the opportunities.
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Why Top Healthcare Institutions are Moving Toward Integrated Security Solutions

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Healthcare Integrated Security Solutions

According to a report posted by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, 87 percent of office-based physicians had adopted some form of electronic health record (EHR) as of 2015. This is more than double the 42 percent that had done so when data was collected in 2008. Along with an increase in EHR adoption, we have also witnessed a global healthcare revolution in data collection and research. Access to such data improves the care and quality of life of those individuals …

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