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Company: Penton

Job Title: Editor-in-Chief

Aldrin Brown

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.

 


Recent articles by Aldrin Brown

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Juniper Networks Headquarters in Sunnyvale

What’s Wrong With Juniper Networks?

The networker issued an earnings warning for Q3, saying its revenues will be hurt by lower than expected cloud-related sales. Wall Street is trying to determine if it’s a blip, or a signal of broader softness in cloud.

National Security Agency headquarters in  Fort Meade, Maryland

Kaspersky Lab Requests Proof That its Antivirus Aided Russian Hack of NSA

“We reiterate our willingness to work alongside U.S. authorities to address any concerns they may have about our products and respectfully request any relevant information that would enable the company to begin an investigation at the earliest opportunity,” Kaspersky Lab said in a statement.

Continuum IT Management Platform Banner

Continuum CEO: Line Between MSPs and MSSPs Will Vanish

During a keynote on Day 2 of Continuum’s annual Navigate user conference, CEO Michael George unveiled an ambitious plan to provide partners with everything they need to stand up a comprehensive cybersecurity practice, including a 24/7 security operations center (SOC), and aggressive marketing and end-user training support.

Sticky Note with Password

What Does the Ideal Password Look Like?

Research into the perfect password has determined that using a series of four unique, memorable words offers much greater security than a shorter password with letters, numbers and symbols.

Screenshot: IKAR US Dilapidated

Massive New ‘Locky’-Variant Ransomware Attack Now Underway

Many endpoint protection solutions have been updated to detect Locky ransomware but as a new variant, emails containing the IKARUSdilapidated strain can be designated as “unknown file” types and slip through security tools.

Rackspace Data Center

New Rackspace Private Cloud by VMware Hits General Availability

The hosted private cloud service – now available in all regions – is billed as a way to free up in-house IT resources for more valuable tasks, with a solution featuring standardized VMware architecture, and continuous updates and lifecycle management.

Latest Microsoft Windows Patch is High Priority

Latest Microsoft Windows Patch is High Priority

A remote code execution vulnerability affecting how Windows Search handles objects in memory could allow an attacker to take complete control of servers or workstations, and leverage an SMB connection to access other parts of a network.

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