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Allan Pratt, MBA
Works at Los Angeles City College
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Beware of the evil that can lurk in your webmail account. #cloudcomputing #webmail
To All businesses Who Use Address Books on Webmail: stop and learn why your data may be at risk. Instead of Webmail, use a third-party email client such as Outlook or Thunderbird. Recently, I was h...
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Stand apart from the others in your industry - here's what you need to consider about protecting customer #privacy.
It seems as if we hear about a major data breach every day, whether it’s a government entity, hospital or other medical institution, or a large retail outlet. Whether the breach occurs due to malwa...
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Any device containing company or client data should be encrypted - no if's, and's, or but's. #encryption  
Encryption should be used across the enterprise, especially for host devices such as desktops, mobile devices and laptops.
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"Even with superior end-user training, phenomenal policies and policy enforcement, and the best security controls money can buy, an authorized end user is still the weakest link because they have access to sensitive data, and the means to expose or compromise it."
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Im sure there's tech for this, but how can we include it in existing software? 
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As more devices come to market, the lack of security protocols will mean people with bad intentions will be able to easily hack into devices that can talk to one another and take control over devices they choose.  #IoT  
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Sure this will be fix'd soon, website almost done
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Check out this visual interpretation of recent data breaches from 2004 to the present. #databreaches  
Data visualization of the world biggest data breaches, leaks and hacks. Constantly updated. Powered by VizSweet.
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What does your business do to avoid tracking your customers? #privacyconcerns  
A major entertainment company recently made news when it announced a new tool available at its theme parks. Under the guise of making visits more “fun and easy,” theme park guests are now able to w...
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The toys may be new, but the technology isn't. Does your business have a use for drones, and if yes, what can you do to stay ahead of the bad guys? Be prepared, and devise strategies sooner rather than later. #dronesurveillance  
As a kid, one of my favorite hobbies was flying radio control airplanes. Back in the day, we used to hang a colored flag off our antennas to notify other hobbyists what frequency we were on. If som...
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"Jacob had her hands on the reins during a time when, it turns out, a thorough security review had been advised by at least one analyst just months before the breach." #databreach  
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There are always signs, disasters don't just happen, they evolve
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Are some industries more liable to cross the privacy boundary line? Tune in for some words from +Rebecca Herold.
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Information Security & CyberSecurity Pro and CompTIA Certified: A+/Network+/Security+/Server+
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  • Los Angeles City College
    Adjunct Professor, 2012 - present
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Allan Pratt MBA is a technology professional with an emphasis on information security, cyber-security, network infrastructure, and adaptive/assistive technology and has earned four CompTIA certifications in computers, networks, servers, and security. Expertise includes the installation and maintenance of all aspects of the PC and peripheral lifecycle and the planning and integration of end-to-end security solutions. Allan also teaches the CompTIA A+ and Security+ certification courses.
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  • Golden Gate University
    MBA - Marketing & Management
  • San Francisco State University
    BA - Broadcast Communications
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IT Security Metrics
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Implement an effective security metrics project or program“Disperses myths while illuminating truths, pointing towards better ways for IT to

Protecting Your Internet Identity
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Secrets stolen, fortunes lost
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The threats of economic espionage and intellectual property (IP) theft are global, stealthy, insidious, and increasingly common. According t

Managing an Information Security and Privacy Awareness and Training Program
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Starting with the inception of an education program and progressing through its development, implementation, delivery, and evaluation, Manag