Entries by Jonathan Gossels

SystemExperts’ Jon Gossels Contributes to New Book, Supreme Leadership Habits

I’m so pleased to be one of the contributing thought leaders for Alinka Rutkowska recently published book –  Supreme Leadership Habits: Gain 850 Years of Wisdom from Successful Business Leaders. Alinka, an international best-selling author, interviewed 34 executives celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2018, and shares their secrets to growing profitable businesses. My contribution discusses […]

Cybersecurity Tips for the Holiday Season

In my last post I offered tips to keep personal online holiday shopping safe and to help prevent fraud on any of your accounts. Today I’d like to offer small retailers some advice to make sure their IT infrastructure is up-to-date and ready to handle the holiday rush. Before the holiday season kicks into high […]

Cybersecurity Do’s and Don’ts for the Holiday Season

As the holiday season quickly approaches, I thought it appropriate to share some tips I’ve talked about in the past to keep your online holiday shopping safe and to help prevent fraud on any of your accounts. That leads to my first tip: Consolidate all of your online purchases onto a single credit card; when […]

How to Protect Your Security Online

I was recently asked a series of questions about how to protect your security online. I’d like to share the answers here – and please feel free to reach out if you have any comments. 1. How can you create the best passwords that are hacker-proof but easy to remember?   The best passwords aren’t […]

Top Tips for World Password Day – May 4th

To commemorate World Password Day today, I thought I’d share my top tips for for creating passwords.  They are very basic, but if you follow these guidelines, you will have a added layer of protection for your digital information. 1. A password should not be a dictionary word. 2. A password should not be easily guessable (i.e. “go pats”). […]

Most Commonly Overlooked Components of Operational Security

I was recently asked to comment on the most commonly overlooked components of operational security. To get the correct answer, sometimes it helps to take a step back and make sure you are asking the right question. The question should be “How do you ensure that your security program satisfies your operational security requirements?” With […]