Cyber Security

The first cybersecurity unicorn kernel popped in late 2013 with the announcement of CloudFlare’s $50 million Series C investment. Today, 10 privately held companies hold membership in the ultra-exclusive cybersecurity unicorn club. With the addition of each new member, eyebrows are raised and questions are asked. What underlying data supports such valuations? Would there ever be […]

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In my last blog, I wrote about what I was anticipating as far as cybersecurity for VMworld.  Now that I’m back from Vegas, it’s time for me to report on how reality aligned with my expectations. 1.      NSX penetration.  It seems like VMware has made progress in terms of NSX market penetration over the past […]

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Cybersecurity Cybersecurity effort should go back to the future By Mark Rockwell Sep 01, 2016 U.S. CIO Tony Scott said federal cybersecurity leaders could learn from Lee Iacocca and Jack Welch. Two former leaders of big U.S. manufacturers can inform today’s federal cybersecurity efforts by demonstrating how to move from finger pointing to implementing programs […]

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Research Social Media a Top Cybersecurity Challenge in the Workplace By Rhea Kelly 09/01/16 Safe social media use is the No. 1 cybersecurity challenge for employees, according to the latest report from Wombat Security Technologies on security awareness issues in enterprise organizations. The 2016 Beyond the Phish Report evaluated two years of assessment data from […]

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One of the members of panel who will be working with the Department of Homeland Security to ensure the cybersecurity of American elections recently oversaw a data breach of millions of private Social Security numbers. The National Association of Secretaries of State named four state officials who serve in that role to DHS’s Election Infrastructure […]

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The recent announcement from Dropbox Inc. that millions of its users had their login information compromised in a 2012 hack was the latest reminder of the vulnerabilities that exist online and the need to take protective measures. But while people may be confused about how to safeguard themselves against the wave of such attacks, the […]

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As cyber attacks rattle the worlds of government, banking, finance and retail, and businesses struggle to find workers who can protect data and thwart attacks, Colorado — already a hub for the cybersecurity industry — is raising its profile. Colorado Springs, with its assembly of military sites, including the North American Aerospace Defense Command, and Peterson and Schriever Air Force bases, ranks […]

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