Larry Whiteside Jr.


Whiteside Security LLC

What’s Different About the Sony Hack… And What’s Not?

Posted on: 23 Dec 2014

Sony, Sony, Sony. Do you even realize what has just happened to you? Can you even comprehend the ripple effect this event will have not just on your industry, but everywhere? So to begin with, let’s not dig into what happened or who did it. Primarily because there is still an open investigation happening and unlike others,…

Are CISOs Better Off When They Think Like Security Entrepreneurs?

Posted on: 21 Aug 2014

Recently I have begun to think about the strengths that make a good CISO. Some of those include technical understanding, business acumen, strategic vision, collaborative mindset, risk management mindset, and probably many others that I missed. These are traits that are similar to ones found in very successful security entrepreneurs. As I look across the…