Cybersecurity Vendor Extortion

via Kate Fazzini, writing at CNBC, comes a tale** of sweaty desperation, criminal extortion and the appalling dearth of morality in the so-called ‘Cybersecurity Marketplace**’. Detailing what she describes as ‘aggressive tactics’ – in reality, simple, single-source extortion – as exhibited by ‘cybersecurity vendor salespeople – and their ilk. Today’s Must Read.

“The cybersecurity vendor marketplace is growing so crowded that some companies have been resorting to extreme tactics to get security executives on the phone to pitch their products, including lying about security emergencies and threatening to expose insignificant breaches to the media.” – via Kate Fazzini, writing at CNBC

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2019/3/19/cybersecurity-vendor-extortion