Vito Nozza

Vito Nozza is the Principal Consultant, Cybersecurity Lifecycle Consulting in ConvergeOne’s National Cybersecurity Practice. His career spans 20+ years in Enterprise Architecture, with 15 years specific to Cybersecurity. He has held roles as a CTO, Director, Principal Architect, and Global Security Advisor, which have all led to establishing guidance and consultative measures to SME and Enterprise-grade entities. Vito has been paramount in establishing cloud security, guided frameworks, and disaster/incident response plans, with overall GRC and ERM goals.

 

Recent Posts

Protecting Our Critical Assets from Growing Cyberattacks

Posted on March 8, 2022 by Vito Nozza

Global cyberattacks are becoming more widespread. The onslaught of online assaults we’ve seen five months into the year has made putting adequate measures in place to keep organization's critical information secure that much more critical. Harvard Business Review has stated that the "conflict in Ukraine presents perhaps the most acute cyber risk U.S. and western corporations have ever faced." Accelerated cyberattacks are already underway directed at Ukraine and may expand to nation-states providing support to Ukraine, including the United States.

Read More

How to Establish a Successful Risk Management Program

Posted on January 25, 2022 by Vito Nozza

With the record number of cyberattacks making national news, cybersecurity is top-of-mind for many business executives—but an effective cybersecurity strategy involves more than just awareness of possible threats. It’s important that your organization is prepared for the inevitability of facing cyberthreats.

Read More

13 Steps to Incident Response Success

Posted on October 28, 2021 by Vito Nozza

I’ve been known to use quotes to inspire or strengthen my message, so here goes: “The sky is falling, the sky is falling” (The Remarkable Story of Chicken Little, 1840). Believe it or not, this Chicken Little quote has significance to businesses: If you are not ready for incidents, individuals will go into a panic and act like the sky is falling. Preventing this is the main focus of an incident response plan (IRP), which takes control of events that could cause catastrophic harm to your organization in advance so that you do not panic when they actually occur.

Read More

Well, a Disaster Happened. Now What?

Posted on October 19, 2021 by Vito Nozza

Disasters. They can mean different things to different companies. One company might be scrambling without any sense of direction during a malware attack; another company might be as cool as a cucumber. The difference is having a plan in place and the right personnel to help fulfill it. Franz Kafka, a major figure in 20th-century literature, stated, “Better to have and not need than to need and not have.”

Read More

Business Continuity: Are You Sure You’re Ready?

Posted on October 14, 2021 by Vito Nozza

Oscar Wilde once stated, “To expect the unexpected shows a thoroughly modern intellect.” In continuing our look into being prepared during Cybersecurity Awareness Month, our second installment will focus on business continuity, what it entails, and the ongoing process to ensure it doesn’t become a "set it and forget it.”

Read More

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Are You Prepared?

Posted on October 5, 2021 by Vito Nozza

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but it’s about more than just awareness. It’s important that your organization is prepared for the inevitability of facing cyberthreats.

Read More

Supply Chain Risks: It’s Everybody’s Business

Posted on July 20, 2021 by Vito Nozza

There is an old saying that states, “Take care of your house and let others worry about theirs.” This might be valid in the pre-internet world, but with so many dependencies and relationships that have been created between partners and third-party suppliers, the “trust but verify” motto has become commonplace—or has it? Companies are only as strong as their weakest links. Creating a strong cybersecurity program internally is not enough, as the program should include all aspects of business in which data is vulnerable.

Read More

Data Privacy Day: Are you in control of your information?

Posted on January 28, 2021 by Vito Nozza

As today is Data Privacy Day, it is only fitting that we discuss your data and understand the rights you have when sharing that information. How many of you have used Google? Apple? Facebook? Amazon? Within the last day? Did you know what you were agreeing to when you quickly scrolled down to the accept their terms of service boxes? How about when you accept the numerous cookies that pop up on seemingly every website that you visit? Do you know what these “accept” actions have given companies permission to do?

Read More

Data Loss Prevention: Security + Privacy Threats

Posted on August 11, 2020 by Vito Nozza

Who moved my cheese… and my data?

Read More

How Security Can Help You Achieve Organizational Goals

Posted on May 19, 2020 by Vito Nozza

Security and risk management are always in fashion, but they’re now hotter than ever—and they can help you achieve your organization’s strategic goals.

Read More