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Tim Appleby

Security Strategist for Retail Industry, IBM Security

Tim Appleby is a member of the Strategy and Planning team in IBM's new Security division. In his role as a Security Strategist for Retail, he provides insights on the latest retail security trends and IBM offerings that address a retailers concerns. In addition, he is the liaison for industry CISO’s participating on the IBM Security Board of Advisors and the focal point for IBM on the PCI DSS standards committee. Prior to joining IBM in 2001, Tim worked in an e-Business start-up as a product manager for a mobility initiative and also designed / developed surgical products for 14 years in the medical device industry. Tim’s 27 years of experience crosses many areas of expertise.

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4 Industry Megatrends That Can Sabotage Your Company and Your Security Career

Cyber attacks, mobility, cloud, and compliance have raised security concerns with CISOs and are now a prominent topic of boardroom conversations. And like it or not, the CISO is accountable to all these stakeholders, with the responsibility of...

5 Gardening Tips to Improve your Vulnerability Management Program

There are many similarities between gardening tips and some common sense security practices you can apply to your infrastructure. Here’s a list of five gardening tips juxtaposed with my version of a ‘end of summer’ to-do list to tidy up you...

Casting a New Type of Net to Catch Phishing Experts

Fraudulent email messages, also known as phishing attacks, are seeing an upward trend in activity. These emails appear to originate from legitimate senders or organizations, to persuade, convince and entice the recipients to click on embedded link,...

Six Security Tips for Retailers in the Age of Big Data

Today’s retailers and their customers are embracing and using technology through an array of devices and channels. At the same time, an extraordinary amount and variety of information is being generated — from point-of-sale (POS) transactions,...

Is NFC Still a Vulnerable Technology?

NFC or Near Field Communication is a standard that defines the exchange of data between two devices in close proximity. For NFC enabled smartphones, that means consumers can replace their credit and debit cards with an electronic wallet. So how...

Co-Written By Tim Appleby