Posts by Mitch Kelsey

Mitch Kelsey
Mitch is Lead Consultant, Risk and Security Solutions within Absolute’s Professional Services team. With a background in strategic risk management, threat analysis, and project implementation in North America and the Middle East, he delivers assessment and advisory services on Risk and Information Security issues for Absolute’s customers in both the public and private sectors.
Back to the Basics for Data Breach Prevention
Mitch Kelsey
Back to the Basics for Data Breach Prevention

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), the number of significant data breaches at businesses, government agencies, and other organizations in the U.S. alone hit a new high of 1,579 in 2017. That number is much higher for 2018 says the ITRC, even though final numbers are not yet available. Both years are up substantially from fewer than just 200 in 2005, the year the non-profit started tracking...

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How to Protect your Data if a Laptop is Lost or Stolen
Mitch Kelsey
How to Protect your Data if a Laptop is Lost or Stolen

For many organizations, the new year will mean a new budget cycle allowing for additional devices. IT and security teams get to feel like Santa handing out the shiny, new technology. It is easy to get caught up in the excitement. However, this is the time to be thinking about how to keep these devices, and their data, protected from both insider threats and external threats. It’s not fun...

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