At the beginning of 2018, the security research team at Absolute began to examine a widely...Read More
Josh is Absolute’s Director of Security Strategy and works with Absolute customers to leverage technology for stronger cybersecurity, continuous compliance, and reduced risk on the attack surface. He has spent years in cybersecurity with a special focus on network security, threat hunting, identity management, and endpoint security. His research has been featured in leading security publications including, SC Magazine, Infosec, and Dark Reading, and he is often cited by business and tech journalists for his analysis of cryptocurrencies, security operations, and attacker psychology.
Author: Josh Mayfield
According to Gartner, worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.76 trillion in 2019, an increase of 3.2 percent from 2018. Today, 24 percent of the overall spend is allocated to endpoint security tools.But there’s a dangerous downside to this investment: when tools collide, when they battle for resources, all fail. This reality renders systems and assets unprotected and vulnerable. Meanwhile, the organization is left with a false sense of security.Read More
For decades, IT professionals have been fighting the good fight against malware, hackers, negligent or malicious insiders, and other threats. We focus on securing the network as if it’s a tangible thing we can put in bubble wrap and lock inside a vault. If only it were that straightforward!Read More