diegojimenez

Posts by Diego Jimenez

Diego’s security background spans 20 years of experience with manufacturers such as PGP encryption, Gauntlet Firewall, Microsoft’s Antigen, McAfee and Associates, checkpoint software as well as ITIL Best practice support with vendors such as BMC, Magic Solutions and Frontrange software.


It's All About Identity

Multi-factor Authentication: Simple Explanation For My 5 Year Old Niece

By , June 1, 2016

This is the third blog on my series of “A Simple Explanation for My 5 Year Old Niece.” Please check my other two blogs  Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) Model: A Simple Explanation for My 5 Year Old Niece  and Secure Password Management: A Simple Explanation for My 5 Year Old Niece for the complete story about my explantations to my niece, Sophia. It all started when my niece asked what I did. To answer her, I asked her to select three words from many words written on my whiteboard. Word pick number three was “MFA.” So here is how it…

It's All About Identity

Secure Password Management: A Simple Explanation for My 5 Year Old Niece

By , April 28, 2016

I had the opportunity to explain to my five year old niece, Sophia, about security. If you haven’t had a chance, please read my first blog on this subject, Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) Model: A Simple Explanation for My 5 Year Old Niece. Today, I would like to talk about the challenges I had when I told Sophia about users, their passwords and educating users on how to protect their passwords. “Dear Sophia, do you remember how your parents kept their keys for the car, the house and the boat on one keychain? Well, sometimes they forget the keys at the office or…

Centrify Perspective

Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) Model: A Simple Explanation for My 5 Year Old Niece

By , March 31, 2016

I had the pleasure of hosting a family gathering during the holidays and my five year old niece, Sophia, came up to me and asked me what I do while I sat in front of a computer all day. Having been a sales engineer for over 20 years, I never thought that the most challenging part of my career would be explaining what I do to my niece. As I thought about how to respond, I felt a little hand yank on my arm and her say, “Hello, Uncle, are you there?” I told Sophia, “Look at my screen and point at three things…