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Employee Spotlight: Matthew Renner

Name: Matthew Fitzgerald Renner Title: SOC Analyst Time at Rook: 1 year 3 months Current City: Muncie Hometown: Shelbyville/Fairland, IN   Do you have an office nickname? On one of my first days in the SOC (vault nostalgia), I was given the nickname ‘Kent’ by James Conley (former analyst) and Mario Ljubas. I believe the […]

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Employee Spotlight: J.J. Thompson

Welcome to our Employee Spotlight blog series, which features Q&A’s from Rook employees as a fun way for you to get to know our team.     Name: J.J. Thompson Title: CEO Time at Rook: 7 Years Current City: Noblesville, IN Hometown: West Lafayette, IN   If you could switch with anyone else at Rook […]

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UPDATE: SECURITY TRAINING COURSE

We have some updates to announce for the Introduction to Security training course being held at the Eleven Fifty Academy. The course has been moved to Thursday, May 28 and Friday, May 29.   In addition, an exciting offer has been released for our Rook friends! The first 20 people to redeem the promotion code will receive $200 off […]

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Employee Spotlight: Michael Patterson

Welcome to our Employee Spotlight blog series, which features Q&A’s from Rook employees as a fun way for you to get to know our team.   Name: Mike Patterson Title:  VP, Strategy Time at Rook: 2 years, 1 month Current City: Chicago, IL Hometown: Crystal Lake, IL   Before working at Rook Security, what was […]

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[CASE STUDY] IPO Security Program Preparation

Preparing your company for IPO? How do you prepare and manage expectations when it comes to discussing cloud security in the board room?   Below is an interesting case study on how one Silicon Valley-based firm’s new Vice President of IT was able to build trust when it came to choosing the best solution for […]

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Employee Spotlight: Jordon Carpenter

Welcome to our Employee Spotlight blog series, which features Q&A’s from Rook employees as a fun way for you to get to know our team.   Name: Jordon Carpenter Title: Security Analyst Time at Rook: 1 Year Current City: Indianapolis, IN Hometown: St. Louis, MO   What is your family like? Jessica is my wife. She is beautiful […]

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Stop the Insanity! My First Year as a PCI QSA

This article originally appeared on RSA Conference blog on April 27, 2015. Join the conversation! I’ve been involved with PCI DSS in some way, shape, or form over the past eight years. For most of this time, I worked for corporations that needed to achieve or maintain PCI DSS compliance. A little over a year ago, I received […]

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How to Build Trust When it Comes to Cloud Security

This post originally appeared on the CloudOne Blog. Check it out here!   When it comes to cloud security, how do you manage expectations to ensure alignment among executives and IT in the boardroom?   According to a 2013 Forrester Research survey, 50 percent of businesses in Europe and North America identify security as the […]

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Employee Spotlight: Jason Underwood

Welcome to our Employee Spotlight blog series, which features Q&A’s from Rook employees as a fun way for you to get to know our team.   Name: Jason Underwood Title: Security Analyst Time at Rook: 1 Year Current City: Noblesville, IN Hometown: Brownsburg, IN   Before working at Rook Security, what was the most unusual or interesting job […]

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Rook Uncut: Social Media & Cybersecurity

With new data breaches or information security concerns making headlines each day, we are often approached by peers, friends, family, and the media to provide insight. Rook Uncut gives you our quick and raw answers to security questions. If you missed the last edition of Rook Uncut, check it out here. In this post, I […]

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