Devin Morrissey

Devin Morrissey

Devin prides himself on being a jack of all trades; his career trajectory is more a zigzag than an obvious trend, just the way he likes it. He pops up across the Pacific Northwest, though never in one place for long. You can follow him more reliably on Twitter.

May 21, 2019 | Devin Morrissey

The future of stock market analysis

Image Source: Pexels Stock sales and trading play a huge role in the U.S. and global economy. Stock exchanges provide the backbone to the economic infrastructure of our nation, as they help companies to expand when they’re ready by offering the general public a chance to invest in company stock. However, investing in the stock market can…

April 3, 2019 | Devin Morrissey

Online reputation management: how to control what’s out there

Your reputation is one of the most powerful assets you can have as a successful businessperson. Having a reputation for honesty and quality can be the key to locking down major clients or building a standing in a fledgling market. Alternatively, having a poor reputation can be detrimental to the point of completely running you out of business. In this…

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February 25, 2019 | Devin Morrissey

Why Cybersecurity Experts Are Being Recruited Left and Right

Once upon a time, businesses needed to take light cybersecurity precautions to ward off amateur hackers. A business owner may have recruited their tech-savvy nephew to protect their system, barely worrying about the risk. Today, the world of cybersecurity has done a 180 — it’s now a top concern for businesses. As businesses swiftly adapt to the changing digital…

February 5, 2019 | Devin Morrissey

6 Security Tips When Trading Online

Image Source: Pixabay Online trading is on the rise as many consumers take control of their own investments or work with brokers virtually rather than in person or over the phone. At the same time, cybersecurity attacks are on the rise as hackers also try to take advantage of gaps in the system, stealing identities and even money. How do…

January 15, 2019 | Devin Morrissey

What Impact Will Cryptocurrency Have in 2019?

According to Investopedia, “cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency that uses cryptography for security.” In other words, it’s electric money that is designed to be used by online users both safely and securely. The price of digital currencies, like Bitcoin and Ripple, have been all over the place throughout the past year — mainly because…

November 19, 2018 | Devin Morrissey

Is the Internet of Things Threatening Your Company’s Security?

The internet of things (IoT) is changing nearly every industry. Smart devices that can collect and process data, and even make decisions based on that data, though artificial intelligence promises to disrupt business as we know it for years to come. However, there are some legitimate concerns. The more connected devices your company has, the more potential vulnerabilities are out…

November 5, 2018 | Devin Morrissey

Financial Data and Analysis Predictions for 2019

https://pixabay.com/en/analytics-google-data-visits-page-3680198/Paste The use of big data and data from the internet of things (IoT) is changing business so rapidly it is hard to predict what is next, and financial analytics are certainly no exception. While the need for financial analysts continues to rise, the way analysts performs their day-to-day functions is evolving. More data than…

August 30, 2018 | Devin Morrissey

Ethical Hacking: An Update

How has the world of hacking changed over the past decade? More and more companies are hiring ethical hackers to hack systems and show vulnerabilities. Penetration testers try to access systems by any means possible, including through social engineering. Let’s look at what ethical hacking is, how it’s done, and how it will change in the…

June 19, 2018 | Devin Morrissey

Corporate Information Security Vs Government Legislation: Who Is to Blame For Data Breaches?

Data breaches have become a hot button topic in recent years. From the ransomware attack that breached the National Health Service in the U.K. to the disastrous Equifax breach that just keeps going, major corporations and government entities are discovering that no one is immune to cyber attack. Where, in the end, does the buck stop? Is there an…

April 26, 2018 | Devin Morrissey

Financial Fraud: What Can You Do About It?

Financial fraud used to be simple. Erase the ink from a check, make it out for more money, and laugh as you withdrew money. Nowadays, it requires a bit more finesse but is still simple in concept. Thankfully, it’s also fairly easy to protect yourself or your company from financial fraud in a highly digitized world. In 2017, massive…

February 12, 2018 | Devin Morrissey

Global Cybersecurity Concerns in 2018

People around the world are becoming increasingly connected with smart devices. Sending and receiving massive amounts of data back and forth, we rely on the transfer and storage of data on a daily basis. Hackers and cyber attackers know this and know how steal data for their profit. Your job as an information security specialist is to defend your company…

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