It seems that the data security landscape is constantly changing. Every day, new threats arise and fresh best practices emerge to keep companies at the forefront of protecting sensitive information. PKWARE’s staff of experts in data security share their thoughts in our blog, highlighting the most current topics on data security. Check back frequently and join the conversation.

Joe Sturonas

 


 


Joe Sturonas has been developing commercial software for over 25 years, and at PKWARE he drives technology strategy across their entire product portfolio.  As Chief Technology Officer, Joe is responsible for product development, including software engineering, documentation, quality assurance and technical support. He has extensive experience in data security, data center optimization and artificial intelligence.  Mr. Sturonas holds a BS degree from Miami University and an MS degree in Computer Science from DePaul University.


 

Data security and all of its wrinkles has dominated tech talk in the last year. One aspect of security – encryption – has led the way, to the point where MIT dubbed 2014 the “year of encryption.” With this integral aspect of data security in the spotlight, I wanted to share three ways the encryption...
I’m with our team at analyst firm Gartner’s annual Security & Risk Management Summit in National Harbor, Maryland. Outside of the big talks by folks from X Prize, the White House and the NSA, I want to reflect on a few of the topics central to business information security that are bouncing arou...
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez is getting serious with companies about their protection of private consumer information. While many highly regulated companies have to be audited for compliance with specific standards, there are many companies that have a lot of PII (Personally Ide...
Every year, spring cleaning results in a few re-discoveries around my house (“I own a weed whacker?”). This year, it also led to a new, nerve-racking game, “What Could These Keys Possibly Belong To?” In a shelf in the basement, I found a ring with two keys of unknown origin. I shuffled around the h...
Just when encryption was getting its moment in the sun … In countering the mass move toward encryption for data security, Peter Wayner leads his new post at InfoWorld with the incendiary title “11 Reasons Encryption is (Almost) Dead.” The post has opened the door to confusion on how business and IT...