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Scott Koegler

Freelance Writer and Former CIO

Scott Koegler practiced IT as a CIO for 15 years. He also has more than 20 years experience as a technology journalist covering topics ranging from software and services through business strategy. Scott publishes ec-bp.com, a supply chain industry newsletter and has written for publications including Network Computing, Forbes, Internet Evolution, and many others.

Written By Scott Koegler

Year in Review: How Did the Cyberthreat Landscape Change in 2017?

Over the course of 2017, the cyberthreat landscape shifted to accommodate a sharper focus on pure data destruction for the sake of disruption rather than monetary gain.

Loss Prevention Trends to Watch During the Holiday Shopping Season

Physical theft accounted for two-thirds of inventory shrinkage in 2016, suggesting that retailers need to improve their loss prevention strategies.

Omnichannel Success Requires Retail Data Protections

Omnichannel retailing is making shopping easier for consumers, but also presenting complexities to retailers.

‘Tis the Season for Retail Disruption

Companies looking to minimize retail disruption during this holiday season should keep close tabs on emerging trends such as ransomware, the IoT and more.

Don’t Let a Retail Vulnerability Cause Holiday Havoc

Stores and vendors must make sure they are minimizing the risk of a retail vulnerability ruining the holiday season.

Boots on the Ground: New Collar Careers Bring Military Veterans to the Cybersecurity Battlefield

Military veterans are prime candidates for new collar careers in cybersecurity because leadership and incident response are built into their training.

Securing Medical Devices in the Age of the IoT

Both health care IT professionals and device manufacturers are responsible for securing medical devices in light of emerging IoT threats.

It Takes All Kinds: Identifying New Sources of Cybersecurity Talent

Companies struggling to cope with the IT skills gap can find cybersecurity talent in unlikely places, such as hacking competitions and the armed forces.

How an Effective Incident Response Plan Can Help You Predict Your Security Future

An incident response plan and thorough analysis of historical threat data can help security teams predict how fraudsters might breach their networks.

Looking Back at Themes From National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2016

2016 may be in the past, but themes from last year's National Cyber Security Awareness Month should still be top of mind for security professionals.