I had a great time recording a webinar with Anthony Escobedo, Lwin Maung, Min Maung, and Steven Campbell on the best of Microsoft Ignite. We talked about IoT, data, productivity, Viva, Power BI, and many other topics.Read more "Best of Microsoft Ignite"
Had a great conversation with Jeff Lipkowitz and Swami Venkatesh on building an AI Framework on Azure. We talked about what an AI Landing Zone looks like and how we ensure the right practices are accomplished.Read more "Building a Manageable AI Framework on Azure"
In the past month we’ve seen a tremendous increase in companies coming to us having been ransomware victims. This is in addition to the impact of Solar Winds incident and conversations about Nation State activity. These aren’t new problems we’re seeing. It’s the same general vulnerability we’ve been talking about for years, just increased in […]Read more "It will happen to you… why Zero Trust MUST be a technology North Star for 2021"
I had a great opportunity to talk with Microsoft Vice President Brian Willson about the 2021 North Stars that every technology executive should be considering. We talked about each of these five North Stars:
- Create digital lines of business
- Deliver on new revenue or operational savings through AI
- Get out of the datacenter business
- Make substantive progress on Zero Trust
- Measure and increase digital productivity
This week I was in the market for two new computers for my kids. The ones they had been using were getting a little long in the tooth and it became apparent that we needed to replace them. This went from annoyance to emergency as they started school again and virtually needed to do classwork. […]Read more "Simplicity Wins in the Zero Trust Game"
I had the opportunity to speak along with Nupur Goyal at Microsoft Inspire on Zero Trust strategies. We talked about why Zero Trust is important, practical architectures, top things you need to do to improve security, and practice building. Check it out below! https://www.microsoft.com/microsoft-365/partners/videos/zero-trust-for-the-boundary-less-worldRead more "Zero Trust @ Microsoft Inspire"
I recorded a webinar with Alan Mitchell, CISO of Brunswick Corporation. We talked about their security response to COVID and how modern technologies have positively impacted their environment.Read more "COVID Survival Kit: Remote Workforce Security"
Ever watch “Man vs. Wild”? I remember him eating something crazy and thinking, wow… that’s pretty intense… I don’t know if I could do that. He said, “when you need to survive, you do what is necessary”. Even more, when you learn what you can do, you learn what you now must do and you […]Read more "COVID-19 Business Survival Kit"
Every quarter we receive a call from a company that has been taken advantage of by a serious security event, typically ransomware or phishing, but also sometimes events more complicated. In many cases enterprise organizations have 95% of their datacenter and end user computing environments compromised. Not surprisingly, in examining these events I’ve consistently noticed […]Read more "10 Security Changes Every CIO Should Implement"