Chris Ripkey

Chris Ripkey is the Senior Director of Cybsecurity at ConvergeOne. He has 20+ years of experience in Cisco and Microsoft Technologies. He currently has an MCSE, MCSA, and CCNA. His strengths include Cisco Voice over IP, Cisco IP IVR, Cisco Call Manager, Cisco Switches, Routers, Firewalls, and MPLS Networks. He also has extensive knowledge with BGP and OSPF Routing Protocols. Previously, he has held roles as a Senior Network Engineer for Penton Media and a Senior Network Specialist for Community America Credit Union.

 

Recent Posts

3 Key Considerations for Cyber Security in the Age of Cloud

Posted on July 7, 2022 by Chris Ripkey

This article originally appeared in Security Magazine.

The past two years have seen a drastic shift in the way we work, with many organizations having to quickly make the move from an office-based environment to a hybrid work environment. Now, with hybrid ways of working becoming standard, leaders are focusing on digitally transforming their businesses to adapt to and compete in the new normal. Yet in the rush to adjust, they can forget a foundational and business-critical issue – cyber security.

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Is Your Organization Vulnerable to a Ransomware Attack?

Posted on November 16, 2021 by Chris Ripkey

Ransomware is currently headline news and rightly so. Technology professionals around the globe have observed recent spikes in this form of cybercrime with alarm. The sheer volume of ransomware attacks in the first six months of 2021 is said to have eclipsed the 12-month total for 2020 and show little sign of slowing.

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How to Keep Your Network Secure When Working from Home

Posted on May 12, 2020 by Chris Ripkey

By now, you are in the midst of working from home and trying to define what the “new normal” looks like for you and your family. Reflecting on what that has looked like for me over the course of the past month, I noticed some details that raised my level of concern.

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