James Hofsiss
James Hofsiss
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James is a CISSP with broad experience as a cybersecurity analyst, consultant and engineer with decades of real-world cybersecurity and information technology expertise in military, government, and industry. He currently serves as a Cybersecurity Consultant and Customer Sales Engineer at DLT, where he works to help government customers evaluate, design, and implement comprehensive security solutions, practices, and products.

Ten steps to avoiding ransomware

Recently, 22 different cities across the State of Texas were hacked and hit with simultaneous ransomware attacks – attacks where computer systems or data are effectively held hostage for a monetary ransom. And Texas isn’t the only victim. According to…

The Capital One breach…a lesson for the public sector

Capital One has announced that about 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 linked bank accounts were compromised “in one of the biggest-ever data breaches,” affecting some 100 million individuals in the U.S. and 6 million in Canada. The FBI has charged a…

Security and compliance – they’re not the same thing

News Flash: Being compliant doesn’t mean you’re secure, any more than implementing security guarantees that you’re compliant. That’s right, compliance does not equal security. Compliance and security are separate and distinct goals. So, what is the difference? Compliance requires that you meet…