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Rook Uncut: Social Media & Cybersecurity

With new data breaches or information security concerns making headlines each day, we are often approached by peers, friends, family, and the media to provide insight. Rook Uncut gives you our quick and raw answers to security questions. If you missed the last edition of Rook Uncut, check it out here. In this post, I […]

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Rook Security is Celebrating Its 7th Year!

We are very excited to celebrate our 7th year in business today! As a technology startup in Indiana, we are extremely grateful for all of the support we have received since the beginning from our community, customers, and partners. The entire Rook team truly appreciates it!   Our story started on April 16, 2008 when J.J. Thompson founded […]

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Employee Spotlight: Darin Munn

Welcome to our Employee Spotlight blog series, which features Q&A’s from Rook employees as a fun way for you to get to know our team.   Name: Darin Munn Title: Project Manager Time at Rook: 2 months Current City: Greenwood, IN Hometown: Whiteland, IN   Before working at Rook Security, what was the most unusual […]

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Intern Interview Day Recap: 15 Interns Hired!

Earlier this month, we hosted an Intern Interview Day at our downtown Indianapolis corporate office. The response was outstanding! We had 300 applications submitted and were able to interview 54 candidates in person. Out of those 54, 15 phenomenal candidates accepted an internship at Rook. To see what schools participated and what roles were filled, check […]

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New Security Training Course at Eleven Fifty Academy

We are very excited to announce that Rook Security and the Eleven Fifty Academy are partnering to provide an immersive, two-day security training course: Introduction to Security.The course will take place on May 16 and 17 at the Eleven Fifty Academy in Carmel, Indiana. Our own Michael Taylor, Applications and Product Development Lead, will be teaching […]

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Employee Spotlight: Pierre Roger Mvongo Bitoto

Welcome to our Employee Spotlight blog series, which features Q&A’s from Rook employees as a fun way for you to get to know our team. Name: Pierre Roger Mvongo Bitoto Title: Security Analyst Time at Rook: Almost 5 months Current City: Indianapolis Hometown: Marion Before working at Rook Security, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever […]

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Employee Spotlight: Michael Spahn

Welcome to our Employee Spotlight blog series, which features Q&A’s from Rook employees as a fun way for you to get to know our team. Name: Michael Spahn Title: Security Consultant Time at Rook: 10 Months Current City: Indianapolis Hometown: Carmel Before working at Rook Security, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? […]

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Compliance vs. Security

My associate at Rook Security, Jeff Foresman, spoke at three information security events in the past few weeks about how to build a secure compliance program. The questions asked and discussions that happened at the end of each of Jeff’s presentations were complex and spirited. The frustration that many information security and compliance professionals (often […]

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Employee Spotlight: Brian T. O’Hara

Welcome to our Employee Spotlight blog series, which features Q&A’s from Rook employees as a fun way for you to get to know our team. Name: Brian T. O’Hara Title: Sr. Security Advisor Time at Rook: 6 months Current City: Fort Wayne, IN Hometown: Nashville, IN What has been your favorite memory/achievement working at Rook Security? Having J.J. say […]

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HIPAA FAQ – ePHI Storage

This series of blog posts features FAQs regarding the HIPAA Security Rule. Can Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) be stored outside the US? The Affordable Care Act changed the reimbursement model and has forced providers to cut costs. Health IT (HIT) is turning to the cloud so they can do more with less in modern healthcare. Infrastructure […]

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