Posts Tagged ‘IT security’

Wilmington IT eXchange

Posted: February 25, 2013 in Uncategorized
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I’ll be doing the keynote presentation at the Wilmington (NC) IT eXchange and Conference on April 9, 2013. The annual event will be held on the campus of by UNC Wilmington and led by Dr. Tom Janicki and other faculty.

My talk will be about Social Media Threats and will kick off what should be an interesting afternoon of elective learning sessions, exhibits by vendors and UNCW students and professional networking. Hope to see you there …

Pulse 2013

Posted: February 25, 2013 in Uncategorized
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Looking forward to seeing many of you at Pulse 2013 in Las Vegas, March 3-6. There will be loads of sessions led by IBM customers talking about their experiences, best practices,lessons learned and the like as well as a great opportunity for professional networking.

For those that can’t make it there in person, many of the sessions are available online at the web site.

Wilmington IT Breakfast Panel

Posted: February 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

In case you happen to be in the Wilmington, NC, area on Feb 19, I’ll be a panelist along with:

  • FBI Special Agent Michael Nauert,
  • GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Senior Instrument and Control Engineer Matthew Bohne and
  • Applied Research Associates Senior Cyber Security Engineer Kemal Piskin

The event will be held at UNC-Wilmington and moderated by Associate Professor Ulku Yaylacicegi.

For more info go to:


Here’s the second half of the interview I did from last week’s IBM Impact 2012 conference with Tom Young from developerWorks

Spring cleaning

Posted: April 30, 2012 in Uncategorized
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Tyler Dukes of the Raleigh News & Observer’s “Stump the Geeks” column  asked me for some recommendations on spring cleaning activities for your computer. Here’s the published article …

Computer need spring cleaning, too

Cleaning and maintenance are rarely fun but they beat the alternative of lost data and downtime so consider yourself forewarned …

I attended IBM’s Pulse Conference in Las Vegas this week (March 4-7, 2012) and what a show it was! IBM Fellow Grady Booch’s interview with Apple co-founder, Steve Wozniak (Woz starts about 56 mins in), was a real highlight as was the Maroon 5 concert the night before. They even let me join in on the fun with a video interview of “all things security” which ranged from discussing the significance of launching of the new IBM Security Systems division to the changing nature in both motivation and sophistication in the current hacker threat.