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.
Absolute Provides Automated Meltdown and Spectre Risk Assessment to Speed Remediation
Kim Ellery
Absolute Provides Automated Meltdown and Spectre Risk Assessment to Speed Remediation

Despite reports of boot failure and performance impact, the fixes for the recent processor-level flaws Meltdown and Spectre are critically important. If left unaddressed, these vulnerabilities could potentially grant hackers access to vast amounts of your sensitive data. While vendors scramble to distribute the necessary security updates, you’re still faced with the problem of actual mitigation. Are you at risk? Which endpoints are vulnerable? How will you get the...

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Critical Actions for Finalizing Your GDPR Compliance Program
Kim Ellery
Critical Actions for Finalizing Your GDPR Compliance Program

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rule looms and will take effect in May 2018, but only a third of companies are on track to be compliant by the due date. GDPR is the most significant change in data privacy regulation in more than 20 years. It represents an extraordinary shift in the way businesses will be expected to operate when they gather, process, maintain, and protect customer data....

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Canada’s Data Breach Regulations Set to Change in 2018
Kim Ellery
Canada’s Data Breach Regulations Set to Change in 2018

Regulatory bodies around the world are making sweeping changes to data breach laws. International organizations are preparing for the impact of GDPR in May 2018; additional data breach regulations are coming to Australia in February 2018; changes in Canada are now anticipated to also go into effect early this year. Proposed Canadian regulations, the “Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations,” were posted for review in September of 2017. If passed, the Regulations...

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Absolute Strengthens Endpoint Security Posture at Asplundh
Kim Ellery
Absolute Strengthens Endpoint Security Posture at Asplundh

Founded in 1928, Asplundh is a full-service utility contractor performing vegetation management services for specialized markets such as municipalities, railroads, pipelines and departments of transportation. With over 30,000 service professionals throughout the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, the complexity and number of endpoints have grown significantly in the past 10 years. With 95% of their workforce mobile, Asplundh struggled to manage and secure the devices in their deployment....

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Absolute 7 Platform Extends Emerging Threat Response Capabilities
Kim Ellery
Absolute 7 Platform Extends Emerging Threat Response Capabilities

Building on the momentum of Absolute 7, our next-generation enterprise security platform featuring Reach technology, we’ve expanded our extensive query and remediation capabilities to give IT and security professionals more ways to tackle the changing risk landscape. With the latest enhancements to the  Absolute platform, organizations can address the growing need for enhanced vulnerability management, help drive enhanced endpoint security hygiene and more efficiently remediate emerging threats. The Absolute platform empowers IT...

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