Aldrin Brown

Aldrin
Brown
Editor-in-Chief,
Penton

Veteran journalist Aldrin Brown comes to Penton Technology from Empire Digital Strategies, a business-to-business consulting firm that he founded that provides e-commerce, content and social media solutions to businesses, nonprofits and other organizations seeking to create or grow their digital presence.

Previously, Brown served as the Desert Bureau Chief for City News Service in Southern California and Regional Editor for Patch, AOL's network of local news sites. At Patch, he managed a staff of journalists and more than 30 hyper-local and business news and information websites throughout California. In addition to his work in technology and business, Brown was the city editor for The Sun, a daily newspaper based in San Bernardino, CA; the college sports editor at The Tennessean, Nashville, TN; and an investigative reporter at the Orange County Register, Santa Ana, CA.

 

Articles
Fatal Clock Defect Hits ‘Virtually Every’ IT Hardware Vendor
Fatal Clock Defect Hits ‘Virtually Every’ IT Hardware Vendor
Faulty Intel chips – expected to fail after 18 months of use and destroy equipment in which they are installed – have been identified in the products of more than a dozen manufacturers.
Consultant Clarity Channel Advisors Sells Peer Group Business to Former Thrive N
Consultant Clarity Channel Advisors Sells Peer Group Business to Former Thrive Networks Execs 1
Parties to the deal say Clarity Channel Advisory Group is perfectly positioned to help today’s managed service providers find a viable path to growth.
Poor Access Management Leads to $5.5 Million HIPAA Penalty
Poor Access Management Leads to $5.5 Million HIPAA Penalty
A South Florida hospital chain agreed to settle federal claims it allowed former employees to improperly access names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers of 80,000 people – some of which was later used in identity theft.
2017 MSP 501 Worldwide List and Rankings - Enter Now!
2017 MSP 501 Worldwide List and Rankings - Enter Now! 3
The 10th annual installment of the industry’s best-known list of top IT services companies is open for nominations through May 1.
Microsoft Delays February’s ‘Patch Tuesday’ Update
Microsoft Delays February’s ‘Patch Tuesday’ Update 2
The postponement comes as IT admins await a solution for a zero day vulnerability targeting Windows SMB traffic, the Microsoft file-sharing protocol.
Pushing Through the $1 Million Revenue ‘Barrier’
Pushing Through the $1 Million Revenue ‘Barrier’
A new Continuum blog offers five suggestions for taking your managed services provider to the next level.
Microsoft Launches Security Score for Office 365
Microsoft Launches Security Score for Office 365
Hartford Financial Services Group said it will consider the scores in determining premiums for cyberinsurance.
Oracle Settlement Puts Focus on Cloud Revenue Claims
Oracle Settlement Puts Focus on Cloud Revenue Claims
While anyone would be hard-pressed to argue that large cloud vendors aren’t raking in huge sums of money, experts suggest looking beyond financials when making important decisions.
Cisco Warns of Catastrophic Clock Signal Flaw
Cisco Warns of Catastrophic Clock Signal Flaw
Installed in some of the manufacturer's most popular products, the component can be expected to fail after 18 months, causing irreparable damage to infrastructure devices.
MSP Charged With Extortion After Cutting IT Services for Non-Payment
MSP Charged With Extortion After Cutting IT Services for Non-Payment 16
The owner of Kubicek Information Technologies denies doing anything wrong and said he intends to countersue to collect $78,000 he says he’s owed.
Security Report: Capitol Police Investigating Congressional IT Contractors
Security Report: Capitol Police Investigating Congressional IT Contractors
A roundup of select goings on in cybersecurity.
2017 MSP 501 Worldwide List and Rankings - Nominations Start Feb. 16
2017 MSP 501 Worldwide List and Rankings - Nominations Start Feb. 16
The 10th annual installment of the industry’s best-known list of top IT services companies will open for entries this month.
Machine Learning Gains Momentum in MSP Space
Machine Learning Gains Momentum in MSP Space
Artificial intelligence technologies are being increasingly employed by IT services firms, where the resulting increased efficiency can translate directly into a healthier bottom line.
Missing Laptop, BlackBerry Result in $3.2 Million HIPAA Breach Fine
Missing Laptop, BlackBerry Result in $3.2 Million HIPAA Breach Fine
The third large cash penalty of 2017 suggests an intensifying enforcement crackdown that has collected nearly $6 million already this year.
Atera Gains Foothold in Crowded MSP Toolset Vendor Market
Atera Gains Foothold in Crowded MSP Toolset Vendor Market
The firm’s year-old unified RMM, PSA and remote access platform appears to be resonating with MSPs that appreciate the solution’s simplicity and value pricing.
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