Delano Collins, CISSP, CISM, CASP, C|EH

Delano Collins, CISSP, CISM, CASP, C|EH

A native of Augusta, Georgia, Delano Collins is the Chief Information Officer of EDTS, LLC, a managed IT services, advanced infrastructure, and business continuity solutions and EDTS Cyber, a solutions provider specializing in 24/7 cybersecurity monitoring, audits, assessments, incident response and forensic investigation. Under his leadership, EDTS Cyber was most recently awarded the “Award of Excellence” by SC Cyber., ,With a background in the banking industry, and more than 25 years of experience in technology, Delano has spent his career specializing in cybersecurity, compliance and network design. Since joining EDTS more than 12 years ago, he has demonstrated a passion for security, innovation and strategic thinking that has helped EDTS remain among America’s preeminent technology solutions provider since 1999., ,His certifications include being a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Ethical Hacker, EC-Council (CEH) and CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner. Passionate about the need for cybersecurity awareness and education within the business community, Delano has published articles in CIOReview and Business Solutions, and serves on two Technology Advisory Boards for area schools.

Common Scams

The risks organizations face from cyber threats are at epidemic levels.  The threats are sophisticated, attack your weakest links (your employees) and are continuing to evolve at an alarming rate.  Here are some of the most effective cyber scams EDTS Cyber sees facing organizations today.  Email Account Compromise: Email account compromise is on the rise, primarily because…

Cyber Insurance is the Last, not First Step in Risk Mitigation

In the world of risk…specifically risk mitigation, cyber insurance is the last chapter in your cybersecurity playbook.  Let me explain:  The goal of any security plan is to mitigate (stop or reduce) threats as much as possible.  In a network, that means layered tools (firewall, anti-virus, backups), etc., along with policies, user education and other…