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Nick Cavalancia

Nick Cavalancia, MCSE/MCT/MCNE/MCNI, is SpectorSoft’s VP of Marketing where he assists in driving innovation and the evangelism of SpectorSoft solutions. He has over 18 years of enterprise IT experience and is an accomplished consultant, trainer, speaker, columnist, technology book author, and patent holder. He has authored, co-authored and contributed to over a dozen books on Windows, Active Directory, Exchange and other Microsoft technologies.

Recent articles by Nick Cavalancia

  • In the era of the public cloud, when employees are frequently using consumerized applications to share and store data, it's time for security and risk professionals to adopt a new security thought paradigm that focuses on the insider threat that employees create, not solely on protecting data itself.
  • Recognized Big Data security solutions can only examine data that administrators and engineers have programmed them to identify. They cannot, on their own, choose to browse data sets that they "think" might yield information, nor can they detect information about risky user behaviors that hasn't been captured.
  • Company Owned, Personally Enabled devices (COPE) provide a high-degree of centralized control and monitoring while allowing employees to install consumerized, personal-use applications.
  • There is no way to deal with the risk that BYOD brings. Between Android and iOS, there are millions of apps readily available for download, countless numbers of which open up doors in BYOD technologies that hackers and cybercriminals can easily stroll through.