Cybersecurity Tech Accord

Tenable Pledges to Fight Global Cyberattacks with 33 Leading Companies

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In today’s digital economy, it has become paramount for companies to defend customers from malicious attacks by criminal enterprises and nation states. This is why Tenable, along with 33 other companies including Microsoft, DocuSign and LinkedIn have signed the Cybersecurity Tech Accord. This pledge is a pact among the largest-ever ... Read More
The Bad, the Ugly and the Cyber Immoral - Thank you, Uber

The Bad, the Ugly and the Cyber Immoral – Thank you, Uber

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Technology, business and morality are not mutually exclusive, but rather fundamentally intertwined into the fabric of how our society operates and will have to increasingly operate in the future. As information about us is leveraged at the very core of modern economies, users have every right to expect a reasonable ... Read More
Hiding Behind the APT Helplessness Defense...Really?

Hiding Behind the APT Helplessness Defense…Really?

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Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith’s Congressional Testimony was a real WTF moment for many of us who work in the cyber field. Last week, former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer testified about Yahoo’s 2013 and 2014 data breaches, leaving us with intentionally vague, if not misleading statements. Mayer asserted that in ... Read More
The Equifax Breach – A Cyber WTF Moment

The Equifax Breach – A Cyber WTF Moment

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Now that some time has passed since the news broke on the Equifax breach, we’ve had some time to ascertain the facts, digest what happened and draw some conclusions. It’s taken some time as for the first few weeks the company slowly doled out bits and pieces of information. For ... Read More
Maintain Your &%$#* Systems! A Mantra for IT Professionals in the Wake of Equifax

Maintain Your &%$#* Systems! A Mantra for IT Professionals in the Wake of Equifax

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Once again, we have a basic failure in cyber hygiene causing a massive data breach. This one affects potentially half of the U.S. population and compromises particularly sensitive personal information that can be used by criminals to wreak havoc on people’s bank accounts, credit scores and identities. I’m referring, of ... Read More
Cybersecurity’s role in U.S. trade agreements, starting with NAFTA

Cybersecurity’s role in U.S. trade agreements, starting with NAFTA

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We must modernize our trade agreements to incorporate cybersecurity cooperation, and cooperation with our closest neighbors through NAFTA is a good place to start. Cybersecurity is a major global economic force, with spending estimated to reach more than $100 billion by 2018, and more than $170 billion by 2020. North ... Read More