Chris Ayan

Experienced B2B content marketer with a background in journalism.


B2B Content Production
Understanding Cyber Protection As A Service

When you think about what makes a policyholder safe in their car, its easy to understand what makes them safe in the cyber world as well. All of the tools and services offered to a driver, whether they are safety features in their car, driving courses, maintenance, all make them much safer as a driver.
Company Phishing Trip

Given these statistics, your business is not as secure as you think it is. There are a number of different ways that your company is at risk of falling prey to a phishing attack. Understanding these risks and what you can do to mitigate them allows you to reduce your company's risk of being hacked, keeping you, your data, and your customers a little more secure.

News, Features and Profiles

Medill News Service - Profile
Betrayal with a Lowercase 'b'

Former Circadian Rhythm frontman, Christopher Stewart, has returned to the Chicago poetry scene after a decade of poetic obscurity

Chicago Sun-Times
Tutoring program helps steer youngsters to college - Chicago

Before slamming down a "wild draw four" card, Ashley Spivey proudly announced to her opponent, "I'm really sorry to do this, Miss Ashley." Spivey, 15, eventually beat her mentor Ashley Spade in the weekly Uno card game that comes regularly after their tutoring sessions at a North Side facility.

Medill News Service - News
CDPH Denies Koch Brother’s Subsidiary's Variance Requests

In the wake of a rally and letter delivery that took place on Monday, CDPH finally followed up on variance requests issued by KCBX (a Koch subsidiary) upholding the city’s regulations and denying the variance request.

The DePaulia - News
"You can't buy happiness - except with an iPhone" - The DePaulia

Apple users, start your search engines: after months of speculation and anticipation, the iPhone 5 went on sale Friday to long lines around the globe. The Apple Store at North and Clybourn opened its doors at 8 a.m. to customers eager to get their hands on the newest version of Apple's smartphone.

The DePaulia - News
A new Vision for 2018 - The DePaulia

DePaul President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M. introduced the Vision 2018 plan for the school at an event attended by more than 800 alumni, faculty and students Sept. 14. The plan, like its predecessors Vision 2012 and Vision 2006, outlines DePaul's goals for the university over the next six years.


Medill Reports Chicago
VIDEO: Medill Reports ElectionCast

Medill News Service's Election 2015 video team brings you a roundup of the day's most important coverage, exploring early morning voter delays, Chinatown's low voter engagement and a social media rundown of what people are talking about around Chicago. Voters inside a Bridgeport polling station were met this morning by poll watchers with free coffee and donuts.

Medill News Service
Techy Tattoo Factory

The winter months have long been a struggle for local businesses as the cold keeps people out, and the holidays empty wallets. A local tattoo parlor is fighting this, pushing yelp and groupon campaigns in a traditionally analog industry.

Op-Eds and Essays

The DePaulia - Op-Ed
Don't Stress: Focus on the Present, not the Future

As the school year begins, it is important to remind students that stressing out about classes and the future can actually cause more harm than good. Worrying keeps students in a constant state of fear and anxiety and hinders any real progress toward the future.

The DePaulia - Op-Ed
Rugby: The real American contact sport

Rugby is a real sport. It combines physicality, mental toughness, and teamwork all at one time, in a way that no other popular sport in the United States does. The sport is gaining in popularity at the amateur level in the U.S., however it still falters in the wake of American gridiron ...

Talk Nerdy to Me Lover - Essay
Man Version 2.0

Upgrading to a new mental operating system and technologically assimilating myself.


Medill News Service
Jerry Quandt - Idea Man

With 6 candidates total, including incumbent Michele Smith, 43rd ward aldermanic candidate faces a full field in the upcoming race. Jerry Quandt faces additional opposition launching a fully independent campaign with no direct political support.

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