Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Proficient in Homeland Security | Twyla Garrett


When we are talk about Homeland Security, we get confused, trapped because lots of options boggling in your mind, but one name which triggered in my mind Twyla Garrett, well known personality in Baltimore.  She is serial entrepreneur, professional speaker; founder of IME Inc. simultaneously specializes in Homeland Security. She has technical skills and management experience to contribute to the Homeland Security mission. She is proficient in IT security.

Homeland Security is a broad concept, which also covers how to protect yourself and your company in cyber world. It plays a significant role in countering threats from cyber attacks. The growing number of serious attacks on essential cyber networks is one of the most serious economic and national security threats our nation faces. 

Cyber criminals can target any computer system if it is vulnerable. An important way to protect yourself and others from cyber security incidents is to watch for them and report any that you find. Here are some preventative strategies: 

  • Set secure passwords and change them frequently. Do not share your passwords to anyone. Make sure you use a combination of letters and numbers not related to anything personal that can be obtain through social media research. Do not give out personal information to unknown person.
  • Keep your operating system, browser, and other critical software optimized by installing updates. Most people still ignore updates that popup on their computer systems because they are afraid the updates are viruses. Those updates are there for a reason. Please install them. 
  • Limit the privacy settings for your company. Your employees should have limited accessed to the Internet and no download capability for things directly derived from the Internet or unknown email contacts. 
  • Educate workers about computer security and promote security awareness and security protocols
  • Pay close attention to website URLs and be suspicious of unknown links or requests sent through email or text message.
  • Most people use passwords that are based on personal information and are easy to remember. However, that also makes it easier for an attacker to guess or "crack" them. 

So, be sure never repeat these mistakes next time and if you suspect fraud or criminal behavior? Report it! Remember to stay safe in cyber world. 

Homeland Security has a vital mission. It is often about learning from mistakes. So, to prevent from these kind of attacks take expert advice, Twyla Garrett.  She has technical or scientific discipline. She has analytical approach in what she does, she always eager to dig into technical questions and examine them from all sides. She is enthusiastic and highly adaptable. She has demonstrated skills in innovation and collaboration. Excellent presentation and communication skills make her Professional Speaker. She has advanced knowledge of general information security concepts and principles, system architectures and development.


Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Behind Twyla Garrett Successful is herself

When we talk about women achievers as entrepreneur, one name rolls up in mind and that’s Twyla Garrett. She has variety of experience in her career which is continually in progress. TwylaGarrett is pioneer in entrepreneurship. Twyla had an entrepreneurial spirit from beginning of her career. Twyla Garrett is an extraordinary entrepreneur, corporate speaker, and compelling author. Presently, she is President of Investment Management Enterprise (IME) Inc. As being a successful business women Twlya is good at dealing with business and financial matters.

Twyla’s career every turn inspires a lot who want to be successful business women. Twyla describes accomplishments on her terms, attain it by her own guidelines and make a life she is proud to live. Twyla as a president of IME doesn’t think she has landed, she is continually progressing.Twyla enduring characteristics are self-belief, confidence, passion, humility and a willingness to learn, sense of purpose, assertiveness, hard work, persistence, enduring characteristic of successful people.

Twyla as a successive entrepreneur, suggesting three steps to get success in business.
           ·          Stop focusing on what your competition is doing right - If you spend too much time looking at your competition then you’re not spending enough time looking at your customer…..
           ·          Focus on customer service – Be Involved, be responsive.
           ·          If your heart is not in it, neither is you – Love your work and gives your 100% to your work.

In Twyla’s career path she knew her future depends on what she does today. She started off her career with the Defense Finance and Accounting Service in downtown Cleveland but soon she relocate San Diego to hold positions of deputy controller at NADEP and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Manager for Space and Naval Warfare System Command (SPAWAR). Twyla love to take risk to fulfil her dreams. She left the federal government and started her own management consulting firm, Investment Management Enterprise (IME). But this is not enough for Twyla.  In year 2003, she opened her first nightclub, Club Escape, in Richmond, Virginia. There Twyla provided at-risk teens the opportunity to learn about the restaurant business first-hand.

If we talk about honours and achievements of Twyla, list is growing continuously. At The White House, She has been personally invited to speak on the issues of creating jobs, economic growth and the controversial fiscal cliff of 2012. Her memoir published in 2013 and it has followed by a series of “how-to” business books. Presently, Twyla’s business blog and social media accounts furnish motivational quotes and an over-the-shoulder view of her unique perspective on profiting in business while helping others. Twyla has been named one of Cleveland Magazine’s Most Interesting People, a Cleveland Living Legend in 2010 and received the Divine Divas Award by the University of Texas and Pursuit of Dreams Foundation. Twyla has received the Enterprising Women Of The Year Award. She has been featured in the June edition of Forbes Magazine. Her Twitter account and blog is listed as a 'Top 100' Homeland Security resource. During her speech at winning the Battles in your Mind Black Tie Gala on June 27, 2015, Twyla received a standing ovation as she moved everyone including me as she told her story. 

There is so much more to becoming an Entrepreneur then starting a business - This is journey of self discovery, personal growth & courageous action. Twyla Garrett success proves that Desire is the key to motivation, but its determination and commitment which help to achieve that goal. Twyla Garrett is perfect combination of dream and determination.


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