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Greg Mooney
Greg is a technologist and data geek with over 10 years in tech. He has worked in a variety of industries as an IT manager and software tester. Greg is an avid writer on everything IT related, from cyber security to troubleshooting.
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Posted on 07.18.18 by Greg Mooney

Why Are File Transfers Considered High Risk?

External file transfers of digital assets are risky for everyone—no matter if you’re a healthcare organization, financial institution, insurance company, retail store, manufacturer or in education.

Posted on 07.12.18 by Greg Mooney

Defrag This - California's New Consumer Privacy Act

In this episode of Defrag This, we discuss the repercussions the new California Consumer Privacy Act will have on US data privacy laws and how and if it relates to the GDPR.

Posted on 06.11.18 by Greg Mooney

Defrag This - 3 Steps for Turning Cybersecurity Fears into an Action Plan

If you’re afraid of having a cybersecurity professional take your money without delivering on their outlandish claims, there are some steps you can take to weed out the snake oil salesmen from the real cybersecurity experts.

Posted on 06.06.18 by Greg Mooney

Microsoft Acquires GitHub - Is This A Good Thing?

GitHub is being acquired by Microsoft. Is it time for developers to panic and export their repositories to another product or can Microsoft be trusted?

Posted on 05.23.18 by Greg Mooney

Defrag This - What's the Necessary  Experience For Entry Level Cyber Security?

So you decided that they want to pursue a career in information security. Of course, the first thought may be to go to school or study to pass certification exams such as Security+, CISSP, or CEH. However, there is an increasing argument that you can’t just walk right...

Posted on 05.15.18 by Greg Mooney

What is an FTP Sprawl?

To this day, FTP (file transfer protocol) and the more secure SFTP (secure file transfer protocol) are still the most used standard to move files over the Web. It’s cost effective, quick and easy to deploy, and if used correctly in a regulated industry it keeps users...

Posted on 05.03.18 by Greg Mooney

Is HIPAA Compliant with the GDPR?

Healthcare companies in the US have had to protect sensitive personal data for a long time to satisfy HIPAA compliance rules. But are healthcare companies on the hook in light of the GDPR?

Posted on 04.23.18 by Greg Mooney

Net Neutrality Ends - Is This The End of the Free and Open Internet?

The FCC’s repeal of net neutrality takes effect today (Monday, April 23rd) and it means a lot to all of us.

Posted on 04.20.18 by Greg Mooney

Defrag This - What Can We Learn From the Iranian Phishing Attack

Are you guilty of having one of your passwords set to “Password123” or something similar? Well you’re not alone. Having these easy to guess passwords is what allowed the Iranian hackers to gain over 13 billion pages of information.

Posted on 04.04.18 by Greg Mooney

10 Use Cases for AI in Business Today

With the ability to quickly analyze massive amounts of data, businesses can increase customer interactions and drive workflow-process efficiencies.

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