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Team Highlights

Breaking Records at Noche de Gala!

For many years now, Bird Rock Systems has been a proud sponsor of Corazon de Vida and their annual Noche de Gala! The Noche de Gala is an annual fundraising event to help provide life-changing support for the orphaned and abandoned children in Baja, Mexico. 

The night was hosted in the famous Crown Room at the Hotel del Coronado, where guests were able to participate in both silent and live auctions, as well as enjoy live entertainment and tastings of premium brand mezcal, tequila, and wine. 

Bird Rock System's Vice President of Sales, Brianna Woo, sits as the San Diego Chapter President of Corazon de Vida and played a huge role in putting the event together. The event proved to be a success! Those in attendance were able to raise $340,000 for the children, surpassing the original goal of $300,00 as well as the $260,000 raised in 2019's Gala!  

To learn more about Corazon de Vida, what they do, and how you can support the children, visit their website to get involved today!

Upcoming Events

Virtual Beer Tasting!

Wednesday, December 8th: Bird Rock Systems and Cohesity are kicking off their new partnership with an exclusive virtual beer tasting! Find out how Cohesity is bringing innovation to the enterprise data management space and then we will relax and enjoy an interactive presentation and craft beer tasting led by an expert cicerone!

Register by December 1st at 12:00 PM PST to join us for this fun, informative, and barrel-side chat with Pure Project's Cicerone, and we will ship you a 4-pack of Pure Project Beer* to enjoy during our event.

To learn more and RSVP, click here 🍻

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Tech Highlight

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Sleigh Bells and Security Measures

Now that more people are expected to be shopping from home this holiday season, beware the rise in phishing scams! Whether you are using your personal or professional devices to make purchases, it's always smart to be using cyber security best practices. Here are some tips from the FBI on how to protect yourself this season: 

  1. Demonstrate to your team how to practice good cybersecurity hygiene. If employees are using their company devices for personal use, it's important to have regular user awareness training that emphasizes the importance of having your people as the first line of defense. 
  2. Know who you're buying from or selling to. Be sure the website URL you are on is legitimate and secure. Do your research before buying and verify that who you are in contact with is real. 
  3. Be careful how you pay. Use a credit card when shopping online and check your statement regularly. If you see a suspicious transaction, contact your credit card company to dispute the charge.
  4. Monitor the shipping process. Always get tracking numbers for items you buy online, so you can make sure they have been shipped and can follow the delivery process.

Protect yourself and your company this coming holiday season! Check out some of our security services that can support you. 
Download Security Assessment and Penetration Testing Services Info

Download Ransomeware Security Test Info

Happenings in So-Cal

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Taste of December Nights - December Nights is back, with some slight modifications.  The City of San Diego is offering a "Taste of December Nights," a program where all your favorite food vendors and food trucks from past December Nights are in a drive-thru setting in the Inspiration Point parking lots near Balboa Park. 

For more information, click here!


Christmas Together 2021 - Families Together of Orange County is hosting their Annual Christmas Together Toy Drive. This annual event gives away thousands of toys to underprivileged children in the community.

Make a toy donation and learn more about the event here. 


Enchanted: Forest of Light - Walk a mile through this enchanted path through the Forest of Light, where illuminating art installations are set up in the Descanso Gardens. The botanical garden has now opened up to the public for all to explore. See lit up sculptures and interactive displays accompanied by enlightening sound effects.

Get Your Tickets here!


SD Bay Parade of Lights  - The theme for this year's 50th Annual San Diego Bay Parade of Lights is the 12 Days of Christmas! The parade promises to dazzle and entertain bayfront crowds during 2 evenings on  December 12 and December 19, 2021. The procession of approximately 80 lavishly decorated boats has become one of the most iconic events in the region. 

Get more information here!

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