We are excited to announce the addition of Jason Adair, our new Chief Sales Officer, to the team! Adair is a 25-year veteran in cybersecurity with a proven track record of building and leading high-performing sales teams. He joins Axio from NetIQ/Micro Focus where he was the VP of Sales, responsible for Product and Services…

January 1st is almost upon us, and there are only a few days left to solidify your resolutions for 2020. In our quest to make the start of the New Year as easy as possible, we’re excited to present Part III of our 2020 Resolution Series, with this week’s version focused on the Board of…

Welcome to Part II of Axio’s 2020 Resolution Series. We’re one week closer to some well-needed rest around the holidays and one week closer to the start of the 2020 sprint into a great year! As 2019 winds down, we hope that our Resolution Series can set priorities for the new year. This week, our…

Welcome to Axio’s 2020 resolution series.  In the spirit of the holidays and with an eye towards being more practical than offering a set of predictions that may or may not come true, we’re instead offering one New Year’s resolution suggestion per week for each of the next four weeks.  As you’ll read over the…

Ask your typical Private Equity executive how he or she evaluates and manages the financial performance of their portfolio, and you’ll nearly certainly get a response along the lines of “We invest in companies that have solid assets, but not fulfilling their entire potential, we’ll deploy mature management and operational strategies, set financial performance targets…

“One of the areas where I think we’re having a lot of success is helping the tech individuals speak business. Before, they say, ‘…we’ve identified these five risks that are all red on my chart,’ which means nothing to a CFO or CEO. We’re putting a tool in their hands where they can quantify those…

One of the biggest obstacles to achieving cybersecurity maturity is a language barrier: security leaders speak tech, risk managers speak insurance, the legal team speaks contracts, CFOs speak ROI, and the C-suite and Boards of Directors speak duty of care and financials. In practice that translates to business leaders not understanding how operations can be…

“To make crucial business decisions related to the veracity of ongoing digital business, operations will generate high demand for these software solutions”, report states. We are excited to announce that Axio has been named a Sample Vendor for Digital Risk Management (DRM) in Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Risk Management, 2019 report. The report states, “the…

The US Treasury recently reported that Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams, sometimes referred to as “fake CEO scams, cost U.S. businesses an average of $300 million each month in 2018. These scams are on the rise; according to Trend Micro, the number of BEC attempts worldwide increased by ~28% between 2017 and 2018. We have found…

In November we wrote that Moody’s announcing it intended to consider cybersecurity and cyber risk in financial ratings was the Trifecta of Board of Director centric cybersecurity developments, with the first being CEO and CISO firings in the wake of high profile events of recent years, and the second being the SEC’s updated guidance on how…

Over the course of my career I’ve had the privilege to serve on numerous Boards of Directors of both public and private organizations. It’s a great honor to have the shareholders and stakeholders of an organization put trust in you, and fellow board members, to watch out for their interests as the highest stewards of…

Of course, the whole point of a Doomsday Machine is lost, if you keep it a secret! Dr. Strangelove The Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (aka the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, aka the NIST CSF) offers security organizations a framework to build, manage, and measure their cybersecurity programs. However, when reading the document, it can…