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Christopher Burgess

CEO at Prevendra

Christopher Burgess is the CEO of Prevendra, a security, privacy and intelligence company. He is also an author, speaker and advocate for effective security strategies, be they for your company, home or family. Christopher co-authored "Secrets Stolen, Fortunes Lost: Preventing Intellectual Property Theft and Economic Espionage in the 21st Century" (Syngress, March 2008) and authored the e-book, "Senior Online Safety" (Prevendra, March 2014) and is the voice behind the website, "Senior Online Safety." Prior to the founding of Prevendra, Christopher held a variety of private and public sector positions, which included, chief operating office and chief security officer of a big data analytic company, Atigeo; Senior Security Advisor to the CSO of Cisco, a Fortune 100, and 30+ years within the Central Intelligence Agency. The CIA awarded him the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal upon his retirement. Christopher resides in Woodinville, WA with his family, two dogs and two horses.

Written By Christopher Burgess

IT Requirements and Resources Drive Growth in Health Care Cybersecurity Jobs

The health care industry has a need to fill many cybersecurity jobs, but entities often lack the resources to find the right candidates.

Security Certifications: The Alphabet Soup of the Information Security Profession

The alphabet soup that follows the names of security professionals may be their security certifications, which are an indicator of their expertise.

IRS and Businesses Work Together to Combat Tax Refund Fraud

The IRS is well aware of the possibility of tax refund fraud. As a result, the organization released several guides for businesses and individuals alike.

With 2015 Cybersecurity Challenges in the Rearview, 2016 Presents New Opportunities

2015 had a lot of cybersecurity challenges, but many of these incidents have set up 2016 to be a year of opportunities for individuals and enterprises.

Economic Espionage: The Perfect Storm

A culture of economic espionage may thrive in places where corruption and organized crime reigns supreme. What should companies know about this threat?

Economic Espionage: The Global Workforce and the Insider Threat

Insider threats could be carrying out economic espionage against your organization. How do you protect against this very real risk?

Travel Security: Training and Equipping Your Employees for Travel

A large part of your organization's travel security strategy should include educating employees about how they should prepare for and approach travel.

Protect What You Collect: Keep Protected Health Information Secure

If protected health information falls into the wrong hands, it could result in costly medical identity fraud that hurts both patients and insurers.

Economic Espionage: The Scrupulous and Unscrupulous Competitors

You need a security strategy and corporate training plan in place to ward off the risk of economic espionage and keep all company data safe.

Economic Espionage: The Myth That ‘We Have Nothing of Interest’

The threat of economic espionage against the enterprise is more than just a myth — it's a reality that organizations must prepare for and defend.