Posts by Jason Short

Jason Short
Jason Short is Senior Director of Product Management for Absolute. He leads product management for the Absolute platform, which provides endpoint visibility and adaptive security controls. Before joining Absolute, Jason spent nearly a decade in the security space, most recently serving as the Director of Product Management at Symantec. He’s also held management roles at Apple, 3Com, Celerity and BuilderMT. Jason has more than 15 years of experience in product development, management and engineering. He holds a bachelors in finance and supply chain management from Arizona State University and an MBA from the Daniels School of Business at the University of Denver.
Absolute Offers New Ways to Manage Windows User Profiles
Jason Short
Absolute Offers New Ways to Manage Windows User Profiles

“A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” We’ve all heard this saying and unfortunately, most of us have also heard it applied to IT security as the chain with users as the weak link. Protecting data from the actions of users – whether intentional or not – has long been one of the greatest challenges IT pros face. Whether it’s via phishing emails, remote work habits...

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Securing Shadow IT Starts with Automation
Jason Short
Securing Shadow IT Starts with Automation

Shadow IT is a modern security challenge for the very best reasons – your users rely on it to find new and arguably innovative ways to be more productive. While getting more done more effectively isn’t a bad thing, rogue applications that aren’t supported and maintained by IT is. While we haven’t seen Shadow IT in the headlines as much recently, the problem remains very real. Gartner estimated 38%...

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