Chris Hoke

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About Chris Hoke

Chris Hoke is a Managing Director of Security Solutions at Sirius.

Marriott Breach Highlights Need for Integrated Cybersecurity

During the first half of 2018, “mega breaches” involving one million compromised records or more entered the cybersecurity lexicon, exposing the records of more than 100 million people and threatening consumer trust. Now, as we approach the end of the year, the world’s largest hotel chain is set to shatter consumer data breach records. On [...]

By |December 3rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Marriott Breach Highlights Need for Integrated Cybersecurity
  • Sirius receives RSA America Growth Partner of the Year Award

Sirius Wins RSA America Growth Partner of the Year

RSA Security, a leading provider of cyber threat detection and response, identity and access management, online fraud prevention and governance, risk and compliance solutions has recognized Sirius as its 2018 Growth Partner of the Year. "The RSA America Growth Partner of the Year Award recognizes Sirius' work with RSA to help customers manage risk as [...]

By |October 22nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Sirius Wins RSA America Growth Partner of the Year
  • Sirius Tufin Partner of the Year 2017

Sirius Wins Tufin Partner of the Year Award

Network Security Policy Orchestration solutions provider Tufin® has recognized Sirius as its 2017 Partner of the Year for the West region. The award recognizes the Tufin channel partner that has delivered the most value to the region—and to clients—during the past year. “When we evaluate potential partners, the first thing we look for is how [...]

By |August 7th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Sirius Wins Tufin Partner of the Year Award
  • mobile phone and IoT security

Ensuring Effective IoT Security

According to Gartner by 2020, one-third of successful attacks experienced by enterprises will be on data located in shadow IT resources, including shadow Internet of Things (IoT). The reality is that IT is not in control of IoT adoption. IT was outpaced by BYOD, and IoT is growing even faster. With the number of connected devices [...]

By |July 20th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Ensuring Effective IoT Security

Put Up Your Dukes Before the Next Cyberattack

Cybercrime is one of the greatest threats to organizations. According to CSO, global ransomware damages costs are predicted to exceed $5 billion in 2017, and the human attack surface will reach four billion people by 2020. However, insider breaches can also wreak havoc on organizations. So, what can you do to protect your enterprise from [...]

By |December 11th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Put Up Your Dukes Before the Next Cyberattack

How Vulnerable Is Payment Card Data?

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center and CyberScout, the number of U.S. data breaches tracked through the end of June hit a half-year record high of 791. If you’re accepting credit or debit cards, you need to have the proper procedures and technologies in place to protect your organization from compromise. The Payment Card [...]

By |September 15th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How Vulnerable Is Payment Card Data?

Happening Now: Ransomware Attack

There has been a very aggressive global ransomware attack over the last 72 hours. The initial variant of the "WannaCry" malware is an attack against a SMB (server message block, one of the fundamental Windows domain technologies) protocol vulnerability present in many Microsoft OS's, patched by MS17-010. Microsoft issued a patch for this vulnerability in [...]

By |May 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments