Bryan Cote

Senior product manager, Ecora

Bryan Cote is Ecora’s senior product manager, responsible for ensuring that Ecora’s products keep pace with rapidly changing customer needs in a market of evolving regulatory environments and constant technology innovation. Cote has over 15 years' experience defining and developing cutting-edge products for transaction processing, payment systems, order processing, and digital rights management and has lead teams within both engineering and product management. Cote received his B.S. in Business Administration from Franklin Pierce College and is currently pursuing coursework towards his MBA. For more information on Ecora, please visit our website at

Articles by Bryan Cote

When you pick up the morning paper or turn on the news, you don't expect to be reading or listening to a story about your credit or debit card information being at risk. However, recent events indicate - as illustrated by the announcement of security breaches at the Hannaford supermarket chain and the Okemo Mountain Resort in Vermont - this will become an all too common event.

Posted August 15, 2008

The complexities of today's IT environments make protecting data an ongoing challenge. Effectively securing data necessitates knowing where that data resides at any given point in time. However, as companies outsource tasks such as order processing, customer service, and fulfillment, this information becomes increasingly difficult to ascertain. Many of the external systems that house such data are not visible and are often not understood by those responsible for certifying compliance with regulations such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).

Posted April 15, 2008