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Avoid Ransomeware Attacks by Removing Attack Vectors

As seen on RSA, Dan Ford of Rook Security’s blog helps readers answer some important questions about ransomware attacks including if the victim should pay and how to mitigate future attacks.Please find a link to the coverage here. Below are his full thoughts:   To date, there are around about 54 different versions of ransomware, and […]

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Employee Spotlight – Jeremy Blazek

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.The Basics Name: Jeremy Blazek Title: Project Manager Time at Rook: 2 years Current City: Indianapolis, IN Hometown: Avilla, IN   If you could switch with anyone else at Rook Security for a day, whose job […]

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Building Security Into IoT Development Is Critical

As seen on RSA blog: By Rushabh Vyas More and more devices connected to the Internet of Things are being used across the world every day. Why? They’re more available than they were before, and the hardware and applications involved in networking devices are inexpensive. Also, people want convenience. I mean who wouldn’t want to […]

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Why Cybersecurity Information sharing is important

As seen on the RSA conference website, Tom Gorup’s blog on cybersecurity information was recently featured where he discusses problems many companies face, such as companies that are hacked withhold information for fear of retaliation or exposing other weak points in their network.   To read his full thoughts please follow the link below:   By […]

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Employee Spotlight – Jason Acton

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. The Basics Name: Jason Acton Title: Tactical Security Engineer Time at Rook: 1 year, 1 month Current City: Indianapolis Hometown: Chicago   Before working at Rook Security, what was the […]

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EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT – TOM GORUP

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: Tom Gorup Title: Security Operations Lead Time at Rook: 3 years Current City: Indianapolis, IN Hometown: Oak Forest, IL / Crown Point, IN LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tom-gorup-9a355452 Twitter: @TGorup   Before working at Rook Security, what was […]

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Five step roadmap for developing a security program

Understanding the ins and outs of cyber security and how it relates to your company can be a complicated process. Having a security roadmap will let you know where to start, what questions to answer and how to proceed. Developing a roadmap for a security program can be time consuming, expensive and “dirty” (see e-book on […]

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Sometimes, You Need to Call the Professionals

As published first at rsa.org   Implementing a strong cybersecurity program requires IT security personnel that most companies don’t have on staff.  The reasons are many, including lack of funds and a lack of awareness of security needs. It’s also tough to find qualified IT security professionals. It’s a difficult job that involves working long […]

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Employee Spotlight: Vigo Wei

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: Vigo Wei Title: Developer Time at Rook: 1 year Current City: Indianpolis, IN Hometown: Taiyuan (the Dragon City), China Twitter: @VigoWei   Before working at Rook Security, what was the most unusual or interesting […]

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2015

Recognizing the importance of cybersecurity to our nation, President Obama designated October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month – #CyberAware. National Cyber Security Awareness Month is designed to engage and educate public and private sector partners through events and initiatives with the goal of raising awareness about cybersecurity and increasing the resiliency of the nation in the […]