About Brian Stevenson

As President of FocusPoint Technologies, Brian is responsible for the execution strategy of the organization. He has been in the technology industry since 1989. His FOCUS is on evolving and aligning FocusPoint’s partner strategies and internal service offerings to ensure consistency in cyber security program design and implementation. Brian can be reached at 612-206-0118.

Blame The Victim

I've been thinking this about this reaction of hacks for a while.   I find it disturbing that our society seems to blame the victim of cyber crime.   We've all read the headlines, XYZ corporation has been hacked.   The media pounces portraying that the company that was hacked lacked sufficient security controls. [...]

By |2018-03-05T01:05:21+00:00June 7, 2017|Managed Services, Network Security|0 Comments

Vendor Agnostic Is The Wrong Approach

One of most overused phrases in cyber security sales is when providers state that they are vendor agnostic.   What exactly does that mean?    Well I think it's suppose to mean that we don't care what you purchase, we can assist you in every technology.   I'm not sure using that phrase is [...]

The U.S. Government Heads To The Cloud

This was the recent title on an article published on Fox Business.*   According to the article, Tom Bossert, Trumps point person on cyberterrorism, will launch the government's platform to the cloud into "high gear."    When the cloud term first hit the IT industry, I thought it was a clever way to describe [...]

How To Outrun A Bear

One of the more difficult decisions organizations make is how much security is enough.   I've witnessed organizations swing widely on their spend of security.   I've seen this movie more than once.   An organization spends virtually nothing on security and utilizes the hope and prayer method of security.   Then the inevitable [...]

By |2018-03-05T16:43:29+00:00May 25, 2017|Managed Services, Network Security|0 Comments