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Aaron R. Warner

Aaron R. Warner is the founder and CEO of ProCircular, an information Security and Privacy firm focusing on midsized businesses. A former CIO and CTO of Integrated DNA Technology, he’s spent more than two decades working in IT and InfoSec. Mr. Warner is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and certified Securiity+ engineer, and a full member of the FBI/DHS Infragard partnership. Mr. Warner has earned an MBA from the Tippie School at the University of Iowa, and enjoys cave diving, playing music, a good bottle of wine and above all time with his family.
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Information Security Costs: Budgeting for Cybersecurity

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on Sep 21, 2017 9:53:34 AM

 

Budget season is upon us. Are you using this time to establish or improve your cybersecurity strategy?
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Topics: Cybersecurity, budgeting

Iowa’s Linn County Partners with ProCircular to Secure Elections

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on Sep 1, 2017 5:42:00 AM

 

Cedar Rapids, IA, September 1, 2017 – Linn Count y Auditor & Commissioner of Elections Joel Miller has retained Iowa-based cybersecurity firm ProCircular to review Linn County’s voter registration and election system. The effort will support the upcoming county-wide school elections to be held on Sept. 12, 2017, in Linn County , Iowa.
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Topics: Cybersecurity, election, voting, government, municipality, hacking

WannaCry: Solutions to the Latest Ransomware Challenge

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on May 15, 2017 7:56:20 AM

 

The WannaCry (aka wCry or WannaCrypt) ransomware is making its way across the world, and there are several variants on their way to the united states. The original version of the ransomware behaves much like the Locky or other mainstay threats – it encrypts your data with military-grade encryption tech, starts a timer, and provides you with a place that you can pay to get a key which allows you to decrypt your valuable data.
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Topics: Data Breach, Cybersecurity, Incident Rsponse, Incident Response, healthcare, it risk assessment

Startup Cybersecurity Strategy

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on Mar 20, 2017 9:24:18 AM
In the world of startups, cybersecurity is often an afterthought.

Not because budding entrepreneurs haven’t heard the horror stories, but it seldom ranks highly among things that directly generate cash or hurry a company to market. Like so many other priorities, cybersecurity often falls to the wayside in the early business stages.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing, Incident Response, Security Awareness Training

Executive's Cybersecurity Checklist

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on Mar 13, 2017 9:55:05 AM

Cybersecurity Checklist for the Non-IT Executive:

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing, Incident Response, Security Awareness Training