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Hackers focused on SMBs: The “ostrich” approach doesn’t work for cybersecurity

Sept. 17, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) Over the last 6 months, executives across America have been dealing with ramifications from Covid-19 while working to keep their businesses afloat. Adding to the mix of challenges is recent news from the FBI that cybercrime has quadrupled during the pandemic. For small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) the spike in cybercrime should be especially concerning. Reports show, these smaller firms often don’t think they’...

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Meet the 2020 Technology Leaders of the Year honorees

Sept. 10, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) Every day, men and women across the First Coast are making decisions about technology that are helping their companies and the broader economy grow. Oftentimes, those decisions are made behind the scenes, and while the impact might be felt broadly, the decision makers might not be as well known. As Jacksonville’s tech sector grows, we think it’s important for those who are helping shape it to be properly recognized. According...

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brian allen 2016 150x150 - Information TechnologyMeet Brian Allen, IT Industry Manager

Brian Allen was born and raised in Jacksonville, and graduated from UNF, initially with a BA in Education and later with a Master of Business Administration.

Brian began his career as a teacher and athletic coach in Duval County Public Schools and eventually found his way in to the Mortgage Industry, working both as a Mortgage Broker and then as a Mortgage Loan Officer for both BBVA Compass and TD Bank.  He has a total of 13 years of mortgage banking experience in both mortgage origination and mortgage servicing.  During the most recent recession, Brian’s employer closed operations and he found employment with Fidelity National Information Services as a Quality Assurance Analyst, testing multiple enterprise applications.

Brian currently serves as both the Finance and Information Technology Sector Managers for CareerSource NEFL.

Contact Brian to find out how your company can benefit from partnership with CareerSource Northeast Florida. ballen@careersourcenefl.com

Interested in an IT career and need more information? Contact Brian at ballen@careersourcenefl.com.