Robert Grapes

Robert Grapes is Chief Technologist at Cloakware. Robert has more than 17 years of professional experience in the technology sector. Prior to joining Cloakware in 2004, Robert worked at Entrust Technologies as a software toolkit product manager, at Cognos in vertical analyst relations, and at Allen-Bradley as a control systems automation developer. Robert's expertise on enterprise security and Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) has enabled many government and financial service organizations to meet their audit requirements for PCI-DSS, FISMA, FERC and other regulations. He can be reached at [email protected]

How to Secure Privileged Information within Virtualized Infrastructures

Driven by the potential cost reductions gained through server consolidation, the virtualization movement has delivered multiple benefits and proven deployments over the past few years. Yet, without proper security...

How to Protect Privileged Access to Critical Government Systems

Despite being saddled with significant economic concerns, President Obama-recognizing the significant importance of cyber-security to the nation-ordered a 60-day review of United States information security and the systems that...

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Data Mining Techniques

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