Thomas Valadez

Tom is the lead consultant in the ATS Security Group. He's currently working to develop and sharpen our security services, which include security assessments, penetration testing, and network monitoring.
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4 Steps to Executing a Cyber Incident Response Plan

4 Steps to Executing a Cyber Incident Response Plan

The initial stages of incident response are frequently the most important. Incidents always involve elements of the unknown and unexpected. If.


CPU Vulnerabilities “Meltdown” and “Spectre”

CPU Vulnerabilities “Meltdown” and “Spectre”

2018-01 ATS Security Advisory - CPU Vulnerabilities “Meltdown” and “Spectre


What Would You Do if You Lost Everything?

What Would You Do if You Lost Everything?

Based on the current trends of backup initiatives, Gartner predicts that by 2018, 50% of organizations will replace their current backup.


CVE-2014-0160 "Heartbleed" Guidance

We have been closely following the developments surrounding CVE-2014-0160, more commonly known as "Heartbleed," since the advisory was released by.


DDoS Attacks Targeting Financial Institutions – What You Need to Know and Three Effective Techniques to Prevent Them

What Is DDoS Attack?

Distributed denial-of-service attacks, commonly referred to as DDoS attacks, have become a growing concern for organizations.


Cloud & Mirrors

The term cloud computing is appearing more and more frequently in the press and advertising. The idea of the cloud has floated beyond trade media and.