27 08, 2020

Cybersecurity Strategies: Governance, Business Alignment, and Culture

2020-08-27T10:25:18-04:00August 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog, MIDMRKT Virtual Recordings|Tags: , , , , , |

Moderated by: Peter Karlson, CEO, MIDMRKT PANELISTS Michael Gabriel, Former EVP & CIO, HBO and currently Partner, Fortium Partners James Rutt, CIO & CISO, Dana Foundation Mark Annati, SVP of IT, Extreme Reach Elizabeth Patrick, CISO, Synoptek Michael Madon, SVP & GM Security Awareness and Threat Intelligence Products, Mimecast Midmarket executives constantly balance the [...]

20 11, 2019

Reality Check – What’s Up with WhatsApp?

2019-11-20T12:19:15-05:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Security|Tags: , , |

In a MIDMRKT Suite Survey of 212 IT executives in the midmarket, 76% of organizations allow for individually liable devices. In fact, of those 162 organizations, there are nearly 90,000 devices being used by employees for personal AND business use. How many of those devices have the “WhatsApp” downloaded today? Read Article Let’s review [...]

9 08, 2019

MIDMRKT Featured Partner | Symantec

2020-01-05T16:29:18-05:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Security|Tags: , |

  The MIDMRKT CIO Forum brings together top IT executives and solution providers in the midmarket space. These three days of collaboration, presentations, and networking are packed full of valuable conversations and new opportunities. One stand-out sponsor from the Spring 2019 CIO Forum was Symantec, who has proven to be a great partner for the MIDMRKT CIO [...]

3 05, 2019

5 + 5 + 5 = Disaster Recovery Nirvana

2019-10-01T18:20:06-04:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Best Practices, Blog, IT Service Management|Tags: |

Compromised mission-critical systems spell disaster for a company. When disaster strikes, the key to recovery is having a move-forward plan. Are you confident in your company's disaster recovery plan? In desperate times, can you gain access to and restore critical business systems and access essential data? Do your employees know how to proceed? In [...]

26 04, 2019

Preparing for RPA and DPA

2019-10-01T18:05:26-04:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Strategy|Tags: , , |

In our recent MIDMRKT CIO Forum survey, completed by 212 midmarket IT Executives, Business Process Automation (BPA) ranked 5th highest amongst their priorities, with nearly 20% of executives ranking BPA in their top three. Roughly 40% of executives plan to implement some form of BPA in the next 3-18 months. Two types of process [...]

16 05, 2018

Risks of storing electronic health records

2018-05-16T14:14:26-04:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Properly securing data is a challenge faced by all modern businesses but is a particular concern for medical information. One of the biggest targets of data security breaches is not financial data or consumer retail information but electronic health records. One out of three health records was estimated to be compromised in 2016, and this [...]

11 05, 2018

Safeguarding against social engineering attacks

2018-05-11T06:21:18-04:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Social engineering attacks have been on the rise in the last year, and staying a step ahead of cyber criminals continues to tax the resources of midmarket IT teams. These specialized phishing attacks with a high rate of success continue to catch users off guard. The risks Social engineering attacks, most commonly distributed via email, [...]

3 05, 2018

Is your chatbot a privacy threat?

2019-09-23T11:55:40-04:00May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Chatbots have revolutionized the way businesses interact with their customers, from newsrooms to insurance providers. They create efficiencies while still providing that "human" touch so vital to building a bond with consumers. However, while your artificial intelligence (AI) is helping quickly resolve simple customer service issues or providing product information to potential buyers, it may also be [...]

1 05, 2018

Midmarket Companies Find Success in Savannah, Look to San Antonio this Fall

2020-06-22T09:34:24-04:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Gathering to understand shared pain points among their counterparts is always a big draw for executives who block their calendars each year to attend Midmarket CIO Forum. As technology organizations are pushed to drive speed, production and efficiency across midmarket companies, most CIOs’ bandwidth for discovering and evaluating new solutions is shrinking exponentially. “The [...]

25 04, 2018

Attracting and Advancing More Women to Tech Roles

2019-11-12T11:22:56-05:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Workforce Management|Tags: , , , , |

Despite the backlash earlier this year surrounding the #MeToo movement, an unrelenting optimism surrounding the gradual advancement of women in tech roles is growing and even proving economically advantageous in times of recession. Mary Patry is an IT Executive Coach, Advisor and owner of ITeffectivity. Warren Buffett said he’s optimistic about the [...]

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