Hacked Press Releases

Another example of how hackers continue to find new ways to steal. In this case, anyone who has any market investments, including IRAs, 401Ks, or traditional pensions are victims. The hackers gained inside information and traded before the portfolio managers of our funds had that same information. The $ 100 million they made essentially came […]

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Latest Government Hack

The number of current and former government employees whose personal information (including social security number was hacked numbers at least 4 million. If you are one of these or if your social security number was obtained in any of a number of other security breaches, here are some things to do right away to make […]

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White House threat

So CNBC calls and asks me to do a phone interview on live TV about the White House press room evacuation. I think okay, it’s pretty quiet here in the airport restaurant where I am sitting. As the interview begins, the noise begins with people ordering beers and being asked, “Would you like to add […]

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Cyber Security

Today’s Wall Street Journal has a great section on cyber security for business. Many of the points in the article I discussed at a recent presentation that I did for Cosentry. They are outlined in this article from the Kansas City Star from a couple of weeks ago. http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article16312010.html

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Leadership Communication

Thanks to the EPN group in Kansas City for having me as a speaker last week. I received some follow-up questions about a particular part of the keynote. I referenced a study that was done by Todd McDonald and Kyndra Wilson involving over 2,000 people, who were asked to finish this statement: “I wish my […]

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Passionate Leadership

It was my pleasure to speak last week at the annual conference of the Pennsylvania Association of School Personnel Administrators on the topic of “Passionate Leadership”. I noticed this column in The New York Times, which included some advice on keeping the message simple, something I spoke about in Pennsylvania.       http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/01/business/susan-salka-of-amn-healthcare-where-are-you-in-your-journey-of-life.html?_r=0

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