Michael Smith

Michael Smith is a partner in Montner & Associates, a public relations firm focused on business-to business technology clients. He co-founded the firm in 1998 with his wife and partner, Deb Montner. Previously, he worked in electronics manufacturing and software, serving as a general manager and director of product marketing during his 18 years at Schlumberger, a Fortune Global 500 technology services company. He can be reached at msmith@montner.com.

How to Implement E-mail Sender ID Authentication for a Hosted SMB Web site

Last week my wife's 90-year-old mother, Shirley Montner, finally convinced me to do E-mail Sender ID Authentication. You know, that industry-wide initiative to keep spammers from spoofing your domain...

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I spoke with George Tubin, Director of Product Strategy at Cynet, about why XDR has so many definitions – and why this emerging security...

Automation Anywhere’s Mike Micucci on Automation and AI

I spoke with Mike Micucci, COO at Automation Anywhere, about the “automation economy” and the trends that are driving the AI/automation sector. Among the topics...