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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.

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Travel Security: What to Know Before You Head to High-Risk Locales

Implementing a travel security program within an enterprise involves learning how to communicate certain risks to employees on the move.

Embrace Green Energy Initiatives — With an Eye Toward Security

More companies are implementing green energy initiatives, but this often leads to specific security and privacy concerns that must be addressed.

Travel Security: Protecting Your Personal and Corporate Wallets While Traveling

Best practices for travel security span everything from personal safety to managing company wire transfers and business credit cards.

Privacy and Windows 10: What’s in Your Settings?

Windows 10 users should read the latest Microsoft privacy statement to fully understand what they're agreeing to when upgrading their operating system.

Travel Security: It’s a Tough World in the Competitive Trenches

Travel security should not be taken lightly, and it's up to you to make sure your devices and networks are safeguarded wherever you are.

Proceed With Caution to Security Conferences: Black Hat, DEF CON and BSides Hit Las Vegas

Security conferences such as Black Hat, DEF CON and BSides are gaining popularity and credibility, but attendees should cover their own security bases.

SMB Security: Tips for Small and Midsize Business Retailers

Small and midsize businesses must prioritize SMB security best practices in addition to compliance with payment card industry (PCI) standards.

RSA Conference: Six Must-Attend Sessions for CISOs

If you are a CISO attending the RSA Conference 2015, check out these top educational sessions that can help you improve your role and responsibilities.

Data Security Requires a Symbiotic Relationship Between the CFO, CIO and CISO

As more and more data security incidents have cropped up in recent years, the CFO, CIO and CISO must work together to manage risk to their company.

How Businesses Can Protect Themselves From a Data Breach

A data breach can happen to anyone, and organizations can learn from the recent slew of data breaches to bolster their own security offerings.