Cyber Security

President-elect Donald Trump has a simple diagnosis for the state of cybersecurity. “We’re hacked by everybody,” he declared during a Wednesday press conference. By Thursday, he found his man to solve the problem: former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Trump tapped Giuliani to convene meetings of private sector executives to obtain “experiential and anecdotal” […]

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January 13, 2017 —Apart from blaming Russian and Chinese hackers for high-profile cybersecurity breaches, President-elect Donald Trump hasn’t offered many specifics on his plan to bolster US digital defenses. But Mr. Trump’s cabinet picks aren’t waiting for guidance from the incoming president. In confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill this week, many called for a stronger government role in protecting […]

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Exxon CEO and Trump’s pick for the nation’s top ambassadorship, through the ringer at his confirmation hearing, the transition team threw Giuliani a bone. He would be named—well, no title. But he would be “sharing his expertise and insight as a trusted friend” on matters of cybersecurity. Get Data Sheet, Fortune’s technology newsletter. Industry pros […]

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The UK parliament has launched an inquiry into its cybersecurity defenses, as part of its five year cybersecurity strategy. Cyberthreats were pinpointed as “one of the four key security challenges” facing the UK in its 2015 National Cybersecurity Review. The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy has been tasked with assessing the nation’s cybersecurity […]

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For a less-than three-year-old company, Louisville’s Swimlane is swimming in cash. The cyber security firm, founded in 2014, recently closed on a $6 million Series A finance round from a private group of Colorado-based angel investors and industry experts. They were perhaps drawn in by the company’s list of clients, which includes Fortune 1000 companies […]

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January 13, 2017 —Rudy Giuliani, who will be cybersecurity adviser to the incoming president, says Americans are going to hear a lot more from Donald Trump on digital threats against the country. “He’s going to elevate this to a very large priority for the government – and I think by doing this, he’s trying to […]

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Yesterday, President-elect Donald Trump announced the appointment of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani as his cyber security advisor concerning the US private sector. The news made headlines, mostly because Rudy Giuliani is the last person who someone would think to be qualified to handle “the cyber,” and because nobody seemed to know what Giuliani’s […]

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