Interview With Marco Alcala, CEO At Alcala Consulting

February 4th, 2022

About Marco Alcala:

As the CEO of Alcala Consulting, Marco Alcala specializes in providing Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO) services for small to medium-size businesses that want to improve efficiency and profitability with cost-effective technology solutions. Marco earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from California State University, Northridge, and brings 35 years of IT industry experience to our company. He also holds numerous technical certifications, including being a Microsoft Certified Professional along with several Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist certifications. He is also a VMWare certified professional.  In his time away from the office, Marco enjoys going to the gym, playing golf, and dancing Salsa and Bachata.

About Alcala Consulting:

Alcala Consulting deliveres a wide selection of technology and cyber security solutions to help its clients achieve higher business peformance. Alcala Consulting’s core portfolio comprises managed IT and security services.

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Are DAOs And Web3 The Next Evolution Of the Web?

January 13th, 2022

About Anthony Figueora:

Anthony is a CTO who loves world-changing technologies, building relationships, and solving complex problems. I’m passionate about bridging the gap between business + technical strategy. Co-founder of Rootstrap, an Inc 5000 agency that has provided companies like Disney, Google, MasterClass, Salesforce, and Spotify, innovative solutions to their most challenging business problems. 

About Rootstrap, Inc.:

We bring a strategic approach to every project we work on, focusing solely on outcome-driven development. Specialize in: Machine Learning, Data Science, E-learning, AI, IoT, Healthcare, Ed-tech.

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Cybersecurity Risk Assessment: Diagnosing & Treating Your Vulnerabilities

January 11th, 2022

About Kim Harshberger

Kim Harshberger is a Registered Nurse of 30 years. After leaving clinical practice in 2006, she began working in Nursing Informatics implementing a myriad of different systems into hospitals across the country. She has worked both on the Hospital side at Duke University Hospital as an analyst and then manager during the installation of their Electronic Medical Record. She has also worked on the vendor side as the Project/Implementation manager of a pharmacy software system. This work has led her into Cybersecurity to protect the most vulnerable information we share, our personal data. 

About TechSafeSystems:

TechSafe Systems was founded in response to the growing need for top quality Systems Integration and Cyber Security services. We believe every small to medium size business deserves the same protection as the major corporations. As a small business ourselves, we believe in finding the best in class products at the most cost-effective price. 

TechSafe Systems has a variety of security offerings for protecting information and mitigating security risks to your organization by providing safeguards against information threats from hackers, cyberattacks, malicious codes, corporate espionage, identity theft and even internal threats from employees.

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What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Microsoft Pricing Changes

January 8th, 2022


KAMIND IT has been developing growth- and security-focused cloud computing solutions that heavily contribute to clients reaching growth goals for over two decades – even in the most difficult of circumstances.

As a full-service cyber security firm and Microsoft Tier 1 Gold Partner, we know the most advanced ways to protect organizations against cybercriminals while helping them compete against much larger competitors.

About Matt Katzer:

Matt A. Katzer is the founder and CEO of KAMIND IT, the largest independently owned, founder-run, Tier 1 Microsoft Gold Partner in the Pacific Northwest. Anyone who knows Matt knows that he is insanely passionate about helping his customers become competitive in an increasingly technology-driven world.

Much the way David took on Goliath, Matt partners with companies to help them grow by giving them the ability to innovate so they can compete better against bigger businesses.

As a child, Matt was tested and bullied because of a speech impediment and dyslexia. He learned to overcome these challenges by looking at the world differently and in a more creative way. Learning through getting involved in multiple activities, Matt became fascinated with model trains, and as a kid invented technology that revolutionized model trains. He also dedicated himself to swimming and judo, earning him a state championship in both. It’s through the lens of his life adversities and accomplishments that one appreciates his role as a disciplined and dedicated servant to solving problems for businesses to create stability and security and as a passionate advocate for the community.

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Interview Carrie Bowers - Part 2

December 28th, 2021

Here is Part 2.

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Using AI To Detect Cyber-Attacks Before They Start: An interview With Carrie Bowers Of Agio

December 7th, 2021

About Carrie Bowers:

Carrie Bowers is the Director Extended Detection & Response (XDR) at Agio. In her role, she leads a team of cybersecurity analysts and engineers focused on providing 24/7/365 detection and response for clients across the financial services, healthcare and public sector industries. Prior to joining Agio, Carrie served as a counterintelligence agent in the U.S. Army for eight years where she was exposed to a myriad of cyber-focused technologies and special access programs. When she’s not protecting clients from the world’s most sophisticated cyber-threats, Carrie enjoys reading and spending quality time with family and friends.

About Agio:

Agio is a hybrid cybersecurity and managed IT organization equipping financial services with next-generation cyber protection and technology support. Agio was named the 'Most Innovative Technology Firm and Best IT Managed Service' by HFM Technology, due to their "next-generation business model that empowers clients to be the most productive and most secure at a critical time especially when Covid changed the hedge fund landscape. Specifically, across the alternative investment space, Agio has extensive experience building, maintaining, optimizing, and securing IT infrastructure for the world's most prestigious hedge fund, private equity, and asset management firms. With more than 300 employees, our culture prioritizes frequent and timely communication to provide unrivaled, highly personalized service across all our solutions including managed detection and response, 360° cybersecurity programs, virtual CISO (vCISO) support, technology hosting, monitoring, management, global service desk, desktop as a service, disaster prevention, and recovery. Agio is headquartered in New York, NY, with additional offices throughout the U.S. For more information, please visit

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Implementing Effective Cyber Security for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

November 16th, 2021

About B/Net:

B/Net is an IT services provider that has been helping small- and medium-sized businesses manage their IT needs for over 25 years. We pride ourselves on our personalized, concierge-style support in which we tailor our services to each customer’s needs so we become an integral part of their teams. B/Net can easily scale to fit the IT needs of our clients: from managing limited portions of their IT operations to providing turnkey solutions for all IT responsibilities.

Our clients are primarily national non-profits, national and international associations, and small- and medium-sized businesses who benefit financially and operationally from outsourcing their IT functions.

About Chris Dean:

Chris Dean founded B/Net Systems in 1994, and it has grown through word of mouth since then.  B/Net currently has 10 employees and a variety of subject matter experts who assist when needed.  Chris was head of IT for several large Washington, DC trade associations over the course of nearly 20 years, where he managed several technical transformations and custom software development projects.

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Safeguarding Governments and Enterprises With Cellular & RF-Based Threat Detection, Location and Alerting

October 24th, 2021

About Chris Risley:

Chris Risley has over 25 years of software business experience during which he has led nine venture-backed startups resulting in one IPO and six sales to public companies. Most recently Risley was CEO of Defense.Net, which sold to F5 Networks. Prior to this Chris was Chairman of StreamBase, which sold to TIBCO. Risley was also CEO of Digital Reef until it was acquired by TransPerfect in late 2012. Before that, Risley was CEO of Nominum, Inc. acquired by Akamai. Risley’s background also includes service as CEO of NewChannel, an eBusiness service provider sold to LivePerson, and as Chairman and CEO of ON Technology Corp., a network security software provider acquired by Symantec.

About Bastille:

Launched in 2014, Bastille is the leader in enterprise threat detection through software-defined radio. Bastille provides full visibility into the known and unknown mobile, wireless and Internet of Things devices inside an enterprise’s corporate airspace–together known as the Internet of Radios. Through its patented software-defined radio and machine learning technology, Bastille senses, identifies and localizes threats, providing security teams the ability to accurately quantify risk and mitigate airborne threats that could pose a danger to network infrastructure. For more information, visit and follow them on Twitter @bastillenet and LinkedIn.

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How A Remote Employee Can Use Their BYOD Without Actually Storing Information

October 18th, 2021

About Jared Shepard:

Jared is an experienced and innovative industry leader with over twenty years of information technology, federal services, and sales experience. He is a U.S. Army veteran who, following his time in uniform, became the Lead Technical Planner for III Corps, U.S. Army. Jared deployed from 2003-2005 with CJTF-7 and MNC-I, where he helped architect the U.S.-built DoD Iraqi network infrastructure. In 2006, he founded Intelligent Waves to support a critical need of the Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO). He personally deployed to build the first Counter-IED Operational Intelligence Center (COIC) into MNC-I, then building COIC capability into every Major Command in Iraq and Afghanistan. Jared grew Intelligent Waves around tactical and strategic needs of the Warfighter. He established Hypori as a spinoff company in 2021.

About Hypori:

Hypori is a first-to-market enterprise mobile security SaaS that offers security and management solutions that protect corporate apps and data on personal mobile devices, helping enterprises address the growing mobile BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend as Corporations knowledge workers work remotely at a record pace using edge devices (throughout the COVID pandemic and in the future). Hypori protects sensitive data on any edge device, regardless of hardware, software, or operating system, securely extending the power of the Cloud.

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Blockchain: How Secure Is It?

September 23rd, 2021

About Rootstrap:

Rootstrap is a custom-software development agency that helps companies scale people, processes, and products. Companies like MasterClass & Google, along with A-list celebrities like Tony Robbins and Snoop Dogg, have trusted us to build innovative solutions to their most challenging business problems. We’ve helped launch more than 750+ digital products with more than 100 million combined downloads.

Our mission isn't to merely build pretty interfaces, it's to iteratively design software solutions. The outcome? Achieving your business goals & generating ROI. Whether you need an app built from scratch, a rescue mission for a product that's FUBAR, or need some extra development muscle for your internal projects, we have talented global team members who are ready to generate the results that matter to you.

About Anthony Figueroa:

Anthony Figueroa is the CTO & Co-Founder of Rootstrap that has built innovative solutions for MasterClass, Google, and Salesforce that help solve their most pressing business challenges. He loves world-changing technologies, building relationships, and solving complex problems. He’s passionate about bridging the gap between business and technical strategy. His mission is to help companies create impactful digital products that delight users.

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