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SecurityScorecard - The Business Case for Investing in a Security Ratings Platform

According to the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report, 75% of breaches are a result of issues around third-party security. Unfortunately, most assessment techniques used to determine a business partner’s cyber readiness are point-in-time and only express a vendor’s cyber health at a particular moment. The problem with these types of audits is that a vendor’s cyber posture can change overnight due to systems and network modifications that are made. In this white paper from SecurityScorecard and HMG Strategy, discover how a security ratings platform can help companies to continually monitor and respond to changes in the cyber health of their vendor ecosystems.

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Pure Storage - Overcoming the Weakest Link to Achieve Data-Driven Business

It’s been said that data is the new oil. The savvy use of data and analytics is enabling decision-makers at banks, retailers, and companies in other industries to pinpoint and respond quickly to shifting customer behavior and market trends. However, in order for executives to use data effectively, it’s critical for data to be accessible when time is of the essence. In this white paper from Pure Storage and HMG Strategy, discover how to eliminate the “weakest link” of data bottlenecks that traditional storage solutions can impose by leveraging faster and more agile on-premise, public cloud, private cloud, and hybrid cloud data storage environments.

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  • The CIO Playbook: Strategies and Best Practices for IT Leaders to Deliver on Value

    As our economy shifts from recession to recovery, our current economic climate is ripe for transformation. CIOs are in a unique position to leverage technology in order to drive innovation and boost business growth. The CIO Playbook is the handy desk reference for CIOs, CEOs, CFOs, and up and coming leaders, revealing a dynamic seven-step framework (Partner – Organize – Innovate – Deliver – Support – Protect – Grow) that will guide you in making essential changes to your organization.


  • IT Business Partnerships: A Field Guide

    IT Business Partnerships: A Field Guide provides an actionable plan to implementing IT Business Partnership Programs as a proven method of achieving business technology convergence. Designed to move beyond simply talking about business technology convergence to formally instituting an IT Business Partnership Program, Topinka’s field guide is a framework of strategies, methods and tools crucial to success.