About John Joseph

President and co-founder of DataGravity, John Joseph leads company’s sales, marketing, operations and customer initiatives. John previously served as vice president of marketing and product management at EqualLogic, leading these functions from the company's initial launch through the successful acquisition by Dell in 2008. He subsequently served as vice president of enterprise solutions, marketing at Dell for three years after the acquisition.

Is your data security strategy a fixer upper?

December 9th, 2016|General|

There are two things that I do passionately outside of work: home improvement projects and offshore fishing. I approach them both with an intensity that can be scary at times. I’m very competitive, but that’s another blog with pictures of bluefin tuna and humpback whales [...]

October news roundup: Scary security stories

November 4th, 2016|General|

Ghosts, ghouls and goblins weren’t the only things to be scared of this October. From cyberattacks to major data breaches that exposed the information of millions, data security (or the lack thereof) was an active concern from small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in every industry. [...]

Rules of the road at the intersection of IT and security

October 11th, 2016|Data security|

After years of terrible accidents at a busy intersection near my home, the town recently installed four-way stop signs. The results have been interesting. After many months, some drivers still fail to notice those signs, and they plow through the intersection at full speed. Others [...]

IP breach action plan: How to protect your company

August 9th, 2016|Data security|

At this moment, your company’s data faces three primary types of risks: Regulatory: the risk of leaking sensitive data, dormant data or personally identifiable information (PII) due to improperly following industry regulations Opportunity: the risk of missing chances to improve your product, service or bottom [...]

Small financial institutions, big data issues

June 14th, 2016|Data security|

Security in the financial sector is serious business. All financial organizations, no matter their size, deal with security issues – from data breaches and hacks, to well-meaning employees downloading malware by mistake. These organizations must be vigilant: their reputations depend on security. In addition, they [...]

It’s time to educate the educators about data security

May 24th, 2016|Data security|

There’s room for data security improvement in nearly every industry, but colleges and universities face a particular disadvantage. Many academic institutions are established and sizeable, with entrenched cultures. Introducing new solutions and processes can take time. Meanwhile, almost all of the data a college collects [...]