Director of Product Management at Onapsis Inc.
Alex Horan is a security focused product manager with strong experience leading teams directing the growth and development of products. Horan, the Director of Product Management at Onapsis, has experience in start-up based Project Management, meeting with customers, prospects, and analysts to determine best areas of development and effective at communicating the needs from those communities to engineering teams. Horan understands the balance needed between providing a secure environment and allowing an organization to perform their business operations. He has experience evaluating the security posture of a company and defining both IT/Security goals for an organization as well as creating the plan to achieve those goals.
Podcasts on ITSP Radio
Alex Horan from Onapsis describes the risks small and medium business face using cloud-based systems
Many small and medium business leverage the cloud to enable their business - and a good number of those companies are using cloud-based ERP systems to operate their business. Moving the cloud, however, doesn’t mean the risk of a cyberattack is eliminated. Organizations need to recognize that regardless of where the systems are located and how they are being used, they need to be configured properly, updated regularly, and monitored for misuse, abuse, and compromise. Why is this important? Because small and medium businesses face a lot of risk when it comes to security, and are oftentimes paralyzed due to a lack of knowledge… assuming they are even aware of the risk in the first place. During this interview, Sean Martin chats with Alex Horan, Director of Product Management for Onapsis, where they discuss the fact that small and medium sized business are a target as a category…the risk is real and the results of a successful cyberattack could be catastrophic to their business. Companies may not realize what types of data are sitting in the cloud services they are using, nor what the risks are to that data. Join us for this special SMB series of podcasts, where, in this episode specifically, Horan shares a few tips to help get small businesses off and running.
Alex Horan from Onapsis discusses the challenges with auditing and GDPR as it relates to ERP systems
Why is it important to audit and meet compliance for your ERP systems? Alex Horan chats with ITSPmagazine's Sean Martin as he describes some of the requirements for meeting compliance, using the Global Data Protection Regulation as a model for purposes of discussion. What data do you have, and whose data is it? What are the requirements to protect it from unauthorized access AND what are the requirements for removal of the data when the owner of the data requests.