Author: Nichole Kempf


Passwords Passwords are like underwear: you don’t let people see it, you should change it very often, and you shouldn’t share it with strangers. Chris Pirillo Passwords are often times your only line of defense.  Over 80% of cybersecurity incidents are caused by bad passwords.  It truly amazes me the passwords people use to protect […]

Cyber Insurance

Cyber Insurance Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. – Peter Drucker, management consultant, and writer Businesses are faced with decisions daily. These decisions range in complexity and risk. All businesses understand the importance of insurance and to protect themselves against lawsuits and other risks to their business. It is easy […]


Compliance “THE COST OF NON-COMPLIANCE IS GREAT. IF YOU THINK COMPLIANCE IS EXPENSIVE, TRY NON-COMPLIANCE.” FORMER U.S. DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL PAUL MCNULTY In the technology industry, compliance has turned into a buzz word. It is regularly thrown around and I frequently wonder if the topic is understood. Compliance is not a one size fits all […]

Cyber Security

Cyber Security “One single vulnerability is all an attacker needs.” — Window Snyder; Chief Security Officer, Fastly. Keeping networks and your business information secure is a full-time job. In today’s climate, it is no longer “if” you fall victim, it is more a matter of when. In a report from AT&T, it was found that […]

Communication: Setting our Standards

Communication: Setting our Standards “The secret to getting ahead is getting started.” ― Mark Twain I have been with New Avalon Technology for over 6 months and am proud of what I have accomplished thus far. My skill set is varied and I have never had a career that allowed me to draw on my experience […]