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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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Recent Posts

Flash Briefing: Presidents' Day Hackers Abound

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on Feb 14, 2019 11:04:20 AM

Presidents' Day is on Monday of next week and this isn’t lost on fraudsters and wire-transfer hackers. Once a wire has mistakenly been sent to the bad guy, each minute counts - the longer the delay the greater the chance they’ve been able to transfer your funds to an account that can’t be reached by the FBI. The added holiday adds an automatic delay that works to their advantage and even the most prepared organizations can fall victim.

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Topics: security incident response, FBI, Incident Response, Cybersecurity

Protecting the Kinds of Data Targeted by Today’s Cyberattacks

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on Oct 25, 2018 3:37:00 PM

Having the right technology should be part of your cybersecurity strategy – but it’s not the only part (and maybe not even the most important part). As an organization’s most valuable asset, investing in people to improve cybersecurity can provide a line of defense that’s tough to find from software or technology.

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Topics: cybersecurity plan, Vulnerability Assessment

Next Year, Budget for the Human Factor in Cybersecurity

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on Sep 28, 2018 5:05:05 PM

It can be overwhelming to think about budgeting for cybersecurity. Where do you start? What do you focus on? How do you know what you need most?

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Topics: budgeting

Sextortion - WebCam Hacking Threats

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on Jul 16, 2018 10:00:07 AM

Whether or not they can actually see you, the threat hits home...

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Real-Life Lessons Learned About Security Incident Handling

Posted by Aaron R. Warner on Jun 28, 2018 8:28:00 AM

Just like one small crack in your foundation can lead to structural issues down the road, one small crack in your cybersecurity program can expose you to much greater risks later.

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Topics: security incident handling, security incident response