The Arizona Technology Council, in collaboration with Pipeline AZ and the Partnership for Economic Innovation, today launched the Arizona IT/Cyber Career Network, a scalable, online platform that connects employers with technology talent in the state’s IT and cybersecurity sector.
In this featured guest blog, Snap Tech IT Chief Executive Officer Karl Bickmore discusses the shift in the IT practices of aerospace manufacturing sub-contractors, and outlines the top five ways aerospace manufacturing subcontractors can improve their IT practices.
The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation is excited to launch its Summer Virtual Cybersecurity and IT Externship Rotation. This is a structured two-week program containing a cohort of participants from across Arizona, including high school, community college, university students and veterans who will rotate through industry experiences provided by multiple and diverse businesses.
Facebook is not omnipotent nor all powerful, and their ability to protect user data is relegated to their own servers and really goes no further. Individuals who suspect or discover their data has been breached should continue to follow best practices including, not providing additional information to callers if asked for things like social security number or to confirm date of birth. They should also closely monitor their credit report and be suspicious of unsolicited emails, phone calls, or other forms of communication.
The inclusion of more women in tech is not only the right decision from an equality of opportunity standpoint – it’s the smart one. The more women in Arizona’s tech sector, the better. Strong gender diversity empowers companies to boost their success, handle crises better, and bring innovative ideas and results-driven attitudes that benefit us all.
With Greater Phoenix being referred to as “the tech capital of the Southwest” many innnovative startups and companies have been flocking to the area over the past five years. Veteran staffing firm Paragon IT Professionals can help companies struggling to find qualified candidates. As an expert in tech talent, Paragon has spent the past 24 years focused on helping companies quickly attract hard-to-find talent.
University of Advancing Technology Professor Aaron Jones shares his expertise and insight on the top information security trends he forsees for 2021, as well as discusses how the increased tensions globally will continue to fan the flames of cyber warfare.
DMD Systems Recovery Inc. (DMD) announces its official B Corp certification. B Labs certified DMD based upon the results from the rigorous impact assessment process. DMD joins companies like Unilever, Danone, Athleta and Patagonia. Certified B corps are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps are accelerating a global culture shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive and sustainable economy.
Jason Yankovitz is an area operations manager for Salute Mission Critical, a data center services firm with offerings that include day-to-day operations and project-based services. A former soldier, over the past several years Jason has built a successful career in the data center industry. Yankovitz joined Molly Castelazo, storyteller-in-chief at Castelazo Content, in a lively conversation that ranged from traveling the world to figuring out how to thrive after leaving the military, to pivoting from criminal justice into IT, to finally loving what you do. The full transcript, edited just for clarity, is here, with timestamps to ease navigation through the video.
The Arizona Technology Council’s August 2020 Breakfast Speaker Series event on cybersecurity featured a a distinguished panel of experts, including security experts Frank Dickson and Craig Robinson of International Data Corporation (IDC) and Chief Information Security Officer Brian Blakely of Cosant Cyber Security, who shared valuable insight and strategies to prevent a widespread digital shutdown happening at your company. Moderated by Cosant Cyber Security’s Vice President of Customer Success Mark Kirstein, it was a fantastic discussion and well worth a listen.