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2/28/2018 1:00 PM

28

Feb

2018

Using Data Literacy to Build an Insights-Driven Culture Featuring Forrester

Author: Event Admin

Date of Event: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Where: Webinar Workshop
Time: 10 PT/1ET

Thriving in today's analytics economy

Competing in a world where data is being generated and consumed at unimaginable rates, individuals and organizations need to become more data literate. Yet, in a recent Qlik® study(1), only 17% of those surveyed felt they were. Do you know how you and your organization compare?

Join TIG and Qlik for this webinar featuring Forrester, Using Data Literacy to Build an Insights-Driven Culture, presented by our hosts Jennifer Belissent, Forrester Principal Analyst, and Qlik’s Jordan Morrow, Head of Data Literacy.

You’ll learn:

  • Why you can’t afford NOT to be insights driven
  • How Chief Data Officers are uniquely positioned to lead the charge for data literacy
  • What you can do to fill the skills gap in your organization

Becoming data literate is no longer an option in today’s data-driven world ― it’s a must. Join us to learn how to promote data literacy and an insights-driven culture in your organization.

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2/28/2018 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

28

Feb

2018

Microsoft Azure & Unified Communications Workshop

Author: Event Admin

Date of Event: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Where: Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
2961 Michelson Dr.
Suite A, Building 10
Irvine, CA 92612
Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm (PST)

JOIN US FOR A MICROSOFT AZURE & UNIFIED COMMUNICATION WORKSHOP

The first part of the workshop will focus on the fundamentals of the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform and how to provide additional security and visibility for cloud-bound traffic and SaaS solutions.

The second part of the workshop will provide you with best practices around cloud security, identity, unified communications, and assess and remedy the risk of all cloud apps running in your organization.

There will be a mixture of lectures, demonstrations and exercises throughout the event.

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

9

Jan

2018

Meltdown and Spectre Side-Channel Advisement

Meltdown and Spectre Side-Channel Advisement

– The Bottom Line
There have been so many articles, advisories, blogs and opinions shared regarding the Meltdown and Spectre Side-Channel vulnerability, it’s difficult to tell fact from FUD. All these data points may still leave you asking: How does all this affect me, my business and my clouds?

Bottom line up front: know what your computer systems are running and quickly apply the recommended patches to each of the vulnerable platforms. Don’t take this lightly, it’s a very serious situation, however exploiting this vulnerability is not easy nor is there a known instance of an exploit in the wild. If you are unsure if you are affected, TIG can help.

Why Look To TIG?
As a leading technology solution provider, TIG has long standing relationships with most of the top tier vendors that manufacturer the equipment that is subject to this published Meltdown and Spectre Side-Channel vulnerability. This relationship provides TIG with an inside track on present and future impact, exposure and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk of this wide-spread vulnerability. TIG is offering a Meltdown/Spectre assessment services which catalogs your organizations assets and assesses the possible points of exposure and makes specific recommendations to minimize risk to your infrastructure.

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

14

Dec

2017

What’s Your Data Worth?

Have you ever wondered what your data is worth on the dark web? Recently, RSA went undercover in the dark web to find out just how pervasive “dump” selling was and what your information is worth.

RSA and Fox Business News Report found the following:

Social

  • Instant Messaging ($1-$5)
  • Emails ($1-$3)
  • Dating Sites ($1-$10)
  • Social Media Websites ($3)

Finance

  • Financial Services ($7-$10.50)
  • Online Money Transfer Services ($0.0-$15.50)
  • Bank Accounts ($3-$24)
  • Credit Card Websites ($3-$5)
  • Accounts from Recent Breach ($1)

Travel/Leisure

  • Airlines ($3-$10.50)
  • Hospitality Services ($0.7-$1.50)

The scariest part of these findings is that dating accounts have quickly become the third & fourth most valuable type of account to resell on the dark web. The reason? It provides the attacker with enhanced knowledge giving them the ability to generate a ‘Synthetic’ Identity. They glean intimate personal details about your life to create a new physical and virtual you in order gain credit, buy property, and obtain enough knowledge to take over your existing accounts by answering deeper security questions such as, “What was your first car?”, “What’s your dad’s middle name?”, or “Who was your favorite teacher in high school?”

So why do businesses & organizations care about this new trend?

Many organizations deploy technologies that are based on the same “Personal Question” methodology. An attacker who knows the answers to these questions can gain access to password reset mechanisms. Likewise, employees often use similar passwords across work and personal sites. More cases are being seen involving blackmail and corporate espionage – when people feel subject to embarrassment or criticism over information they posted on a dating site or social media outlet, they are more susceptible to do unnatural things to keep that information private.

How are you protecting not only your networks and Intellectual Property, but how are you educating your users and protecting them?

Be Vigilant, Stay Aware!

Christian Rolland, BVP, CCDP, CCNP+S, CCNP+R&S
Sr. Practice Director, Enterprise Networking

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

12

Sep

2017

TIG Achieves New Open Trusted Technology Provider Standard Certification

Excellence in Quality Assurance

San Diego – September 12, 2017 –The Open Group granted Technology Integration Group (TIG) certification to the Open Trusted Technology Provider™ Standard (O-TTPS) – Mitigating Maliciously Tainted and Counterfeit Products. Certification is applicable and available to all ICT providers in the chain: OEMS, integrators, hardware and software component suppliers, value-add resellers and distributors. Being able to identify certified organizations on a public registry not only benefits commercial customers and governments who want to work with trusted technology partners, it also benefits COTS ICT providers, who can identify and choose to work with certified component suppliers, distributors and value-added resellers that would also be listed on the registry – thus enabling a holistic approach, essential to raising the bar on security and integrity for all constituents in the supply chain. The O-TTPS was developed and is maintained by The Open Group and in 2015 was submitted through the Publicly Available Specification (PAS) process to ISO/IEC where it was approved as ISO/IEC 20243:2015. The standard is one of the first standards aimed at assuring both the integrity of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) information and communication technology (ICT) products and the security of their supply chains. The standard helps safeguard the products and their global supply chains against the increasing sophistication of cybersecurity attacks. “Achieving this certification is part of our commitment to provide our government customers with the highest quality of product and service. The detrimental increase of cybersecurity threats, along with the significant risk of counterfeit or compromised product and how to deter this is important to us… As a result, customers now need assurances they are buying from trusted technology providers who follow best practices.” said Bruce Geier, CEO - Technology Integration Group

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