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Do We Know Which 2016 Presidential Candidate Has the Right Cybersecurity Plan?

Posted on January 26, 2016 by Bahram Yusefzadeh, Chairman

While it may not be widely known (probably because most people don’t take it seriously), the founder of the iconic anti-virus brand, John McAfee announced his candidacy for president late last year, deciding first to run as an independent before deciding to become a  Libertarian candidate running on a cybersecurity platform.  According to McAfee, he did it to "disrupt the political status quo" and warn of the "dangerously ignored issue of cybersecurity."

 

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Industry Trends

The Sanity Gap Between Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity: Humans

Posted on July 08, 2015 by Iain Kerr, CEO

There is an interesting dichotomy of thought taking place regarding artificial intelligence and the application of intelligent software to many scenarios in the government sector and commercial industry.

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Baseball, Apple Pie and… Hacking? Even MLB Is Not Immune

Posted on June 17, 2015 by Iain Kerr, CEO

“Say it ain’t so.” While that phrase may be a myth uttered by a young boy who tearfully confronted Shoeless Joe Jackson, the outfielder allegedly involved in the 1919 White Sox scandal, I’d like to borrow it for a new era we can now add to major league baseball’s most notorious moments—the hacking of MLB.

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Cyberblame is Not a Strategy

Posted on May 11, 2015 by Bahram Yusefzadeh, Chairman

Ever since Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel was fired from the 2014 holiday season cyberattack, “cyberblame” is running rampant, and it’s spreading right up the proverbial food chain, from the CISO to the C-suite, even to the board level. Steinhafel may have been among the first high-profile CEOs to take the fall for a breach, but undoubtedly, as cyberattacks increase, it won’t be the last.  More executive heads will roll.

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Winning the Cybersecurity War—Do We have a Technology Problem, a Mindset Problem—Or Both? My Thoughts from the RSA Conference

Posted on May 06, 2015 by Iain Kerr, CEO

I recently returned from the RSA Conference, an information security event held in San Francisco at the Moscone Center. Spanning several days, it is touted as the largest enterprise security event in the world.

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