In the Media

What Influencers Should Know About Digital Security
What Influencers Should Know About Digital Security
Apr 06 / 2022

Lily Clark is featured in this incfile blog for social media influencers on on how NOT to get hacked.

According to Lily, one of the main things that influencers can do to protect accounts is add two-factor authentication or multi-factor authentication (MFA). “Cracking passwords and finding passwords in breaches is easier than people realize, so that added layer of protection can prevent a lot of damage from threat actors,” she explains.

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Companies Going to Greater Lengths to Hire Cybersecurity Staff
Companies Going to Greater Lengths to Hire Cybersecurity Staff
Apr 06 / 2022

Echelon's Dan Desko and Lily Clark are quoted in this article about finding creative ways to fill cybersecurity roles.

“On the talent development side of the house, we look for those who exhibit the underlying values that we see as critical for a firm like us, and couple that with a strong ability to learn," says Echelon Risk's Desko. "Once we find those people, we help turn them into cyber superstars.”

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Why SASE — an emerging cybersecurity term — is crucial for protecting your company's work-from-home data and systems
Why SASE — an emerging cybersecurity term — is crucial for protecting your company's work-from-home data and systems
Apr 06 / 2022

Paul Matvey speaks about the importance of Zero Trust and SASE on remote work environments.

"You may find that you already have many of the required components in place, and now need to apply some elbow grease to orchestrate them together," Paul Matvey, a cybersecurity manager at Echelon, said.

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Echelon team uses cyber skills to aid mass Afghanistan evacuation
Echelon team uses cyber skills to aid mass Afghanistan evacuation
Oct 08 / 2021

Veterans, volunteers and government workers and officials all worked together to create a virtual global network that provided secure communications, open-source intelligence and logistical aid to usher vulnerable and endangered individuals out of the country.

Cybersecurity skills proved to be quite valuable to the operation, according to CEO and managing partner Dan Desko, and Dahvid Schloss, offensive security lead.

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Pittsburgh cybersecurity company helps Afghan refugees in ‘Digital Dunkirk’
Pittsburgh cybersecurity company helps Afghan refugees in ‘Digital Dunkirk’
Aug 30 / 2021

From behind a keyboard, there’s a nationwide effort called “Digital Dunkirk,” and the goal is to help people escape Afghanistan.

The Echelon team usually spends their time helping companies with the tools they need to stay safe when it comes to hackers and ransomware attacks. But over the last few weeks, they’ve also had another mission — to get Afghans safely out of Afghanistan.

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Events

Upcoming Events

Aug 27–28 2022
Blue Team Con 2022

Ross Flynn will speak about how cyber employees from non-traditional backgrounds can help mature a cybersecurity program.

Past Events

May 13 2022
B-Sides Knoxville

Ross Flynn will speak about how cyber employees from non-traditional backgrounds can help mature a cybersecurity program

May 12–15 2022
PA Bankers 2022 Convention

Join Dan Desko at this annual event to talk about cybersecurity in the banking industry! Reach out to set up a time to meet.

May 5–6 2022
Central Ohio Infosec Summit

Paul Matvey and Ross Flynn will be heading to the event this year. Let us know if you'll be there - we'd love to meet up!

May 4–5 2022
Shared Assessments Third Party Risk Summit

Dan Desko and Luke Wawrzeniak will join this year's in person event. Reach out to meet with us there!

Mar 30 2022
ISACA South Florida Chapter: Understanding the CMMC 2.0 Framework

Luke Wawrzeniak presented on the main points of CMMC 2.0 and provided recommendations for governance, risk, compliance, security and audit professionals.

Mar 23 2022
Horizon3 Tech Talk: The Attackers Journey, Part II – SQL Injection Attack

Jake Murphy joined Noah King of Horizon3 to discuss topics like understanding SQL injection; what SQL injection leads to; why defenders, IT Operators, etc. should care; more.

Mar 15 2022
INE Pentester Academy: A Seat at the Table – Pulling Up Your Own Chair

Guest speaker Lily Clark shares her inspirational story of Client Success rep turned marketing guru turned cyber security pro. Learn how Lily navigated the complex world of training from novice to expert, and bring your questions!

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