A cybersecurity expert with over 20 years of experience in web technologies, architecture, infrastructure, networking and dev environments, Nick is responsible for solution management, technology strategy and technology partnerships. Nick was previously Symantec Group CTO for Global Service Providers, following his tenure as Director of the Chief Architect Team for Channel and Service Providers at Zscaler and an earlier position in the Symantec CTO organization. His certifications include CEH7, CCSK, BCCPP, Bluecoat Blue Knight, MCSE + Security, CCDP, CCNA, CCSA, VTP5 and VTSP5.
Following the Colonial Pipeline and JBS SA attacks, the US government has issued security directives and recommendations for organizations. But the lack of a central organization responsible for cybersecurity weakens their efforts.
CISA issued an alert on September 15, 2020 warning that an Iran-based threat actor is known to have penetrated a number of networks, and may be planning to deploy ransomware in addition to other malicious activity.