Inside the Media Mind of Mark Albertson: RSA 2020 Edition

Throughout the RSA Conference 2020 we met with several reporters to get their perspective on the conference and what industry trends they’re following. In this episode we talk with Mark Albertson, Senior writer at siliconANGLE. Mark has an extensive background in technology, but his heart has always been in journalism and the impact of technology […]

CMMC – Strengthening the Security Posture of Government Contractors at the Heart of National Defense

The new U.S. Department of Defense Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is shortly coming into effect. Its goal is to incorporate multiple maturity levels, ranging from basic to advanced, into the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). A contractor’s maturity level will then be used as a requirement for contract award. CMMC was created and […]

Inside the Media Mind of Hugh Taylor: RSA 2020 Edition

Throughout RSA Conference 2020 we had the pleasure of interviewing several reporters to get their perspectives on one of cybersecurity’s biggest events! First we met with Hugh Taylor to capture his thoughts on the week.  Hugh’s fascinating background, which includes television production, public relations and information technology provides him with a unique perspective on all […]

W2 Communications Expands Service Offerings to Include Lead Nurturing and Engagement

One of the biggest challenges our customers face is developing prospect relationships and interest. Even with more and smarter lead-generation and CRM tools than ever before, campaigns still fall short as teams struggle to optimize marketing efforts and maximize their investments. Acquired lists might be unqualified; sales bandwidth for repeat outreach might be tight; and […]

Inside the Media Mind of Stew Magnuson: National Defense Magazine

On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we welcome Stew Magnuson, Editor in Chief of National Defense Magazine. In July the magazine will be celebrating its 100 year anniversary and as you can imagine, the magazine has witnessed a monumental cyber evolution since starting in 1920.  When he began working at the magazine […]

Data Privacy Takes Center Stage

Today is Data Privacy Day. When I first learned of this annual event some years back, I was early in my personal quest to raise marketers’ awareness of and interest in data privacy. As a long time marketer, but also a consumer and user of things digital, I was personally concerned about the continual tracking […]

Inside the Media Minds of Jacob and Dayton: DCrypted Podcast

Welcome to our first episode of 2020! On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we meet with Jacob Biesiada and Dayton Williams, co-hosts and creators of DCrypted Cybersecurity Podcast. We first met Jacob and Dayton at the October CYBERTACOS event where they were scoping out the cybersecurity crowd for their next guest.  The […]

CBRE, The Washington Business Journal and W2 Communications Partner to Host 2nd Annual Cybersecurity Impact Awards Program

Call for Submissions Now Open to all Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia Headquartered Companies for Leadership and Innovation within Cybersecurity – Free to Enter McLean, VA. – January 7, 2020 – The 2nd Annual Cybersecurity Impact Awards, dedicated to shining a spotlight on Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia-based companies for their leadership and innovation within […]

Inside the Media Mind of Benjamin Freed: The Breadth and Depth of Ransomware Attacks

On this week’s episode of Inside the Media Minds, we meet with Benjamin Freed, Technology Editor at StateScoop. From the beginning of his career as a freelance journalist covering arts, to becoming fully immersed in the cybersecurity space, Ben has developed a passion for uncovering the latest and greatest threats across the country.  Recently, Ben […]

Employee Feature Friday: Nick Michael

This Friday, we are excited to highlight our Media Manager, Nick Michael. A Virginia Tech alumnus, Nick joined W2 Communications shortly after graduating. Nick is also the producer of our podcast, Inside the Media Minds. He shares why he became interested in public relations, some key lessons he has learned throughout his time at W2 […]