Allen Orzech: VP of Enterprise Infrastructure and Information Security
Allen Orzech is the Infrastructure and Security leader at TSI. Striving to be a change-agent for the organization, Allen brings 28+ years of IT and business experience, with expertise in Data Center Architecture, Network Architecture, Systems Security, Network Security, Process Management, Technical Services Operations, and overall IT Operations Leadership. We recently spoke with Allen about the current state of cyber security, its impact on the collection industry, and how TSI is responding.
Tell us a little bit about your background?
For more than 28 years I have been living and breathing information technology. I started at TSI in July of 2015 with a primary focus on establishing a high availability / disaster recoverable data center architecture with segmented network security and an Information Security Management System (ISMS) defining security standards, governance and required certifications or attestations. Prior to my position at TSI, I provided IT Leadership relating to Operations, Data Security, Global Solution Execution, Technical Services, and Consulting System Matter Experts.
What are some of the trends you’re seeing now in cyber security? Including the threat landscape?
The current security threat landscape is rapidly changing in terms of targets and methods, and also the way hackers exploit vulnerabilities to launch attacks. Targets have expanded from traditional attacks within the financial space, to attacks on utilities, government, social media and smaller businesses. Today, there are no exceptions anymore, everyone is at risk!
From my observation, two trends have come to the forefront that have been making the cyber security landscape that much more complex and difficult to protect individuals and small to fortune 500 organizations….