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Wes O'Donnell

A veteran of both the US Army and US Air Force, Professor Wes O’Donnell is a highly sought after presenter who has recently spoken at TEDx on Data Visualization and the US Air Force Academy on Leadership. He is noted for his fascinating, informative, dynamic and entertaining keynotes. Wes educates companies and government organizations on a number of topics ranging from emerging technology and big data visualization to veteran’s issues and leadership. But Wes’ best talks tend to center around his personal journey from poverty to distinguished entrepreneur and professor; a truly inspiring journey.

From Survive To Thrive In Cybersecurity

It's been said that most CISOs last anywhere from just 11 to 18 months on the job. The reason is simple: CISOs aren’t often aligned with the business, which means that what it takes to get to the CISO seat is usually not what’s needed when sitting in it.

Cyber Security Risk in Retail and How to Handle It

Hackers and their tactics are continually evolving but one thing remains the same: retailers are prime targets for a cyber-attack.

Protecting the Logical Security of a Network Environment

Once you’ve successfully completed the physical security of your environment, it is time to examine its logical security. Logical security should reflect the administrative security of the environment. It is the mapping of the administrative security to its logical counterparts.

Athens At The Center Of European Cyber Security Strategy

Last January ENISA released its annual report with the ’15 top cyber threats and trends’ in Europe.

The Secret To Comprehensive, Scalable, And Effective Cybersecurity

Businesses have struggled with cybersecurity since the dawn of cyber threats, but it is becoming more and more challenging as network infrastructure becomes more complex.

Setting traps for cyber-thieves with 'deception technology': Carolyn Crandall

These days it's not enough to try to keep cyber-thieves and online spies out of your company's network – there's a good chance they're already in.

Over 90% Of Adults Put Their Personal Data At Risk, Increasing Chances Of Identity Theft

It seems like every week we hear about a security breach, with one more massive than the next. And no company, business or industry is 100% protected from these breaches.

Why The Next Evolution Of Global Health Care Will Be Blockchain-Based

Health care systems are cornerstones of all modern societies since they provide vital services. As they grow, however, many become less efficient and secure, which can make health care services more expensive and less accessible to the general public.

Cyberbrief: Bulletin of Atomic Scientists to Add Cybersecurity to Doomsday Clock

Originally conceived by the scientists who built America's first atomic bomb, the doomsday clock is a relic of the cold war that tracks how close humanity is to extinction.

HHS Produces Cybersecurity Guide for Healthcare Industry

Cybercrime is something that we all need to be aware of, no matter what our profession is. Because the healthcare industry is known for collecting sensitive patient information such as credit card and Social Security numbers, medical facilities often have been the target of attackers.