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Patrick Quinn

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New NIST Framework for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Posted by Patrick Quinn on Aug 29, 2018 1:05:00 PM

Earlier this month, the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) Small Business Cybersecurity Act became law. There are a few important things you should know about these new guidelines.

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Topics: cybersecurity plan, NIST, Small Business Cybersecurity Act

Involving the FBI After a Cybersecurity Incident

Posted by Patrick Quinn on Feb 20, 2018 9:38:41 AM

U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent Jeffrey Huber, who runs point on cybersecurity for the state of Iowa, was on hand at a recent ProCircular roundtable to talk about the FBI’s Cyber Division and its role in addressing cybercrime.

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Topics: hacking, Incident Response, Data Breach, FBI

Getting Started with Vulnerability Assessments

Posted by Patrick Quinn on Dec 7, 2017 8:32:00 AM

More than 200 IT and technology leaders from hospitals, schools, and businesses in eastern Iowa came together last month at the Business Technology Conference in Coralville, Iowa – hosted by systems integration firm CEC (Communications Engineering Company) – to learn about new technology and how it can improve processes, profit, and efficiency.

Many types of technology were showcased at the event, but there were plenty of conversations about cybersecurity.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Data Breach, Vulnerability Assessment, Business Technology Conference

Cybersecurity: What All Companies Need to Think About

Posted by Patrick Quinn on Oct 12, 2017 11:02:02 AM

There’s something powerful about bringing a roomful of Iowa technology professionals together to talk about forward-thinking ideas. You quickly realize how cybersecurity and data breaches truly impact every organization and everyone – and that no organization is ever too small to have a plan.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Iowa Tech Summit, Data Breach, Quantum Computing, Digital Rights Management