Posts by Kim Ellery

Kim Ellery
Kim Ellery serves as a Senior Director of Product Marketing at Absolute. In this role, Kim drives the development and direction of Absolute’s go-to-market strategy, including facilitating product and market intelligence while engaging with Absolute staff, customers and partners. Prior to Absolute, Kim served in product management and marketing roles at Mobile Mentor within Asia-Pacific and Europe, where he developed and implemented effective mobile security solutions. Kim is also involved with a number of entrepreneurial ventures in the local tech community, and a mentor to aspiring product marketers at Product BC.
New SSD Vulnerabilities Call for Deeper Endpoint Visibility and Control
Kim Ellery
New SSD Vulnerabilities Call for Deeper Endpoint Visibility and Control

Solid-state drives (SSD) have long been great tools because they automatically encrypt data stored on them and when the device is disconnected from its host device, the data on the SSD becomes unreadable. Additionally, hardware-based encryption uses fewer systems resources than software-based encryption so they were a perfect solution for data storage, or so we thought. Earlier this month, it was reported that researchers from Netherlands’ Radboud University published...

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Managing and Securing Data for the Remote Workforce
Kim Ellery
Managing and Securing Data for the Remote Workforce

The number of remote workers continues to climb in the U.S., according to Gallup’s State of the American Workplace Report. While a remote workforce may bring down overhead costs and even provide a boost in productivity, they also increase the chance your organization will experience a data breach. According to a 2018 study by Shred-It, 86 percent of CXOs attribute heightened breach likelihood to employees working outside of the...

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How Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon Improved Security and Achieved Compliance
Kim Ellery
How Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon Improved Security and Achieved Compliance

According to a recent survey, most people (71 percent) want their state and local governments to spend more money on preventative cybersecurity measures and even more people (74 percent) think officials should take steps to better secure constituents’ personal data. Constituent demand isn’t the only demand driver however. Compliance demands also illustrate state and local governments have their work cut out for them when it comes to bolstering security....

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How Greenville Health Systems Improved Endpoint Security and Achieved HIPAA Compliance
Kim Ellery
How Greenville Health Systems Improved Endpoint Security and Achieved HIPAA Compliance

On average, data breaches cost healthcare organizations $408 per record according to the 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Report by the Ponemon Institute and commissioned by IBM. Across all industries, healthcare has seen the priciest of data breaches for the last 8 years running. To boost security, Greenville Health System, a not for profit, patient-centered healthcare network that serves upstate South Carolina and the surrounding area, knew they...

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Endpoint Resiliency Enables Business Transformation: Client Story
Kim Ellery
Endpoint Resiliency Enables Business Transformation: Client Story

Working to promote the quality, accessibility and affordability of healthcare for all Dutch citizens, Zorginstituut Nederland occupies an independent yet critical position in the healthcare landscape in the Netherlands. In order to promote quality in healthcare, Zorginstituut transformed its 400-employee office to support greater mobility, agility and efficiency. To support its mobile workforce, Zorginstituut deployed the Absolute platform to protect sensitive data, instantly monitor changes to endpoints and remediate security incidents...

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