About Joshua Wood

Joshua is the team lead for security at Compugen with nearly 20 years of experience in the IT field currently focused on security products that benefit customers in the ever changing IT landscape. Joshua is an IT professional who has worked with several companies to understand and implement technologies that enable them to have faster and more secure IT systems.
BY JOSHUA WOOD, MARCH 11, 2020
SECURITY

Why Multi-Factor Authentication is an Enterprise No-Brainer

If you happen to be a fan of the classic story The Wizard of Oz, you are likely familiar with the relationship between Dorothy and the ruby slippers. After going on a long and harrowing journey wearing them, they turned out to be the key to returning home. The answer was with her the whole time and yet she couldn’t see it. The cyber-security world is quickly realizing that they have been wearing their own  …>> more

Taking the first step towards IT security: Where to begin

In my previous post, I wrote about some of the many reasons why IT security is vitally important for businesses today. Now I want to look at some of the challenges that companies will face, and some of the technological solutions they will need to consider when deciding to improve IT security. Two considerations before you begin: Let’s say that the executive leadership of a company decides that IT security needs to be more of  …>> more

IT Security: The door you didn’t know was open

As an IT security professional with many years in the business, I can’t remember a time when IT security has been as crucial to the success and survival of businesses. No matter how good a business thinks its IT security is, the bad guys have figured out how to pick the locks. According to Bob Martin from CISCO Systems, “With breaches at more than 13 retailers and a number of unknown breaches that were never  …>> more