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    Mike Burgard

    Mike Burgard is problem solver who thrives on creating new solutions that address real-world challenges, managing the risk around the solutions, and he likes to win. In addition to keeping a keen eye on Marco’s internal security as Chief Information Security Officer, Mike helps customers identify risk, evaluate the best methods of protection for their systems, and secure their information assets. Mike joined Marco in 2016 as a solutions architect, specializing in Data Center and security technologies. He became Director of Strategic Operations, where he led initiatives to improve Marco's security offerings before being named CISO in 2018. He led the company through a successful SOC 2 Report process that provides clear assurances of Marco’s security controls. He currently oversees Marco's information and data security, cyber resiliency and compliance programs.

    The 7 Most Dangerous Cyber Attacks (and How to Fight Back)

    By: Mike Burgard
    March 16, 2021

    According to Cybercrime Magazine, 60% of small businesses close their doors within six months of falling victim to a large-scale cyber attack.

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    How Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Can Protect Your Business

    By: Mike Burgard
    March 11, 2021

    What’s safer than a front door with one lock on it? If you answered “a front door with two locks on it” (with that inflection exactly), you either a) understand and appreciate the value of multilayered security, b) have heard too many jokes, or c) both. Regardless, you’re spot-on…

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    What is a Network Security Key for Wi-Fi or Mobile Hotspot?

    By: Mike Burgard
    March 9, 2021

    As the modern business landscape continues to lean more and more digital, a growing number of business owners and C-suite executives pride themselves on having a strong base of knowledge in tech. Those who don’t, after all, often suffer communication challenges with certain vendo…

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    How to Prevent Whaling Attacks: A Comprehensive Guide

    By: Mike Burgard
    February 18, 2021

    Your high-ranking employees are gatekeepers to a treasure trove of sensitive information about your company. Hidden deep inside your figurative data castle are things like employee social security numbers, corporate bank account information, and customer credit card numbers. Thin…

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    Zero Trust: Three Must-Have Components

    By: Mike Burgard
    October 15, 2020

    In a previous blog, I provided a general introduction to zero trust and explained why so many organizations are moving to this new security paradigm. As a follow-up, I’ll offer a deeper dive into some of the main components that make up a zero trust solution. There are a number o…

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    Zero Trust: Why Companies Are Switching To A New Security Paradigm

    By: Mike Burgard
    September 28, 2020

    You may be hearing the term "Zero Trust" more often these days. Though the concept has been around for years, it’s gained more traction since the mass migration of employees working remotely. Zero trust centers around a strict methodology that requires everyone and everything try…

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    What are the Benefits of Cloud Collaboration?

    By: Mike Burgard
    July 30, 2020

    Cloud computing is a rapidly growing solution for issues related to data storage and collaboration. The "cloud" itself is simply a virtualization of resources — such as data storage, applications, servers and networks all working in unison to allow access to information on-demand…

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    COVID-19 Scams and Safeguards

    By: Mike Burgard
    June 1, 2020

    Whenever there’s a shakeup of some sort, scammers swoop in to capitalize on our vulnerabilities. In the last four months, COVID-19 certainly caused a shakeup in our economy, our workplaces and our lives. As a result, cyber criminals are out in force trying to prey on vulnerable b…

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    Don't Limit Linda: Hats Off to You [VIDEO]

    By: Mike Burgard
    May 4, 2020

    Within workplace culture, there's being a team player, and then there's the unfortunate role of being everyone's go-to regardless of specialty or seat.

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    Don't Limit Linda: The Usual Suspects [VIDEO]

    By: Mike Burgard
    April 27, 2020

    Sometimes, the threats to your business are easily identifiable. Maybe it's a competitor going after your current clients. It could also be a disruption to your supply chain or vendor accessibility. Perhaps it's a disgruntled ex-employee plotting revenge by means of extortion. Wh…

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