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Mat Gangwer Profile

From intern to CTO: Mat Gangwer of Rook Security

In February of 2011, Mat Gangwer, a Purdue student pursuing a degree in Computer Information Technology, became an Information Security Analyst intern for Rook Security. When Mat started, Rook’s core business was providing assessments to determine a company’s current security posture. As the company was getting ready to grow and expand, Mat — who was

IoT: Convenience at the expense of privacy and security?

We live in a connected world. So connected that we have to schedule vacations specifically to escape the noise of constant advertising, work emails, group texts, friend requests, and countless other distractions vying for our attention. Still, being accessible is a double-edged sword: despite the nuisance of nearly ubiquitous attachment to technology and media, connectivity

Hanna Bennett puts down roots at Pondurance

For many Millennials, the opportunity to work remotely and travel the country is not an unreachable dream. Hanna Bennett considers herself an adventurer and is constantly looking for new places to visit and explore. She always wanted to move away from her hometown, a small city outside of Detroit, where most people are born, raised and

Pondurance is adding its name to the Indianapolis skyline

Just this week Gartner Inc. analysts announced that worldwide information security spending will increase 7.9 percent, reaching $81.6 billion by the end of the year, with security consulting and outsourcing capturing the largest shares of growth. Despite the increased security spending, high-profile data breaches keep happening in already highly regulated sectors like healthcare, financial services

Emerging Threats acquired by Proofpoint: Investor Reactions

In an open letter to his customers last week, Emerging Threats CEO Ken Gramley broke the good news that the malware security and compliance company was being acquired by Proofpoint, Inc. for $40 million in cash and stock. Proofpoint is a publicly traded NASDAQ company that also specializes in security and compliance like Emerging Threats.