Laurie Kumerow

13 Posts by Laurie Kumerow

Laurie is a communications consultant and writer with a journalist’s approach to a wide-range of highly technical subjects. Her work has been commissioned by some of the largest health care, manufacturing, financial, consumer technology and technology companies in the United States.

5 steps to risk-based security budgeting

IT leaders are moving to risk-based security budgeting as their departments are having to make due with less. IDC identified risk-based budgeting as a top 10 imperative for 2015, and predicts that by 2016, 25% of large enterprises will be making security spending decisions based on risk analysis. We have five steps to help get you started. … Read More

The forensic gold mine you didn’t know you had: endpoint backup

You may already have a solution for the unstructured data on your laptops and desktops: your endpoint backup system. The same features used to back up and restore endpoint data support identifying, collecting, analyzing and preserving data for fast incident response. A good endpoint backup system gives you visibility into who had what data—structured and unstructured—when, where and how long. It’s a forensic gold mine. … Read More