Over the past couple years, we’ve all heard of varying degrees of cyber-attacks being carried out on political campaigns, cities and towns, hospitals, and – perhaps not surprisingly – financial institutions. What I find the most interesting about these incidents is two-fold: that organizations are still leveraging traditional or outdated cybersecurity approaches in an era where cyberattacks have become so incredibly complex, and also how people, organizations, and governments respond and learn from them. I believe the former can be addressed much more quickly than we all think, but the latter unfortunately seems to be lagging behind.Read more »
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Last Friday, I attended the White House Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection Summit at Stanford University. Event attendees were a diverse group of leaders responsible for managing security at corporations, leaders in the security technology industry, government officials, students, and businesspeople.
No one believes a single event would solve the significant security challenges we all face, but it bodes well for everyone involved in information security to see momentum building in the national and international arenas.Read more »