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Kamal Shah, CEO, StackRox

Posted on: 17 Oct 2018

Kamal Shah nostalgically remembers playing the Atari game Pong as a boy. It sparked his early passion for technology and set him on course towards a career in computing. His interest in gaming – and by extension, computers – led him to pursue computer science. “I was always intrigued by what you could achieve with computers,” he said.…

A Modest Proposal to Eliminate (or Modify) Breach Disclosure Laws

Posted on: 16 Oct 2018

by Mark Rasch Google recently disclosed the fact that a vulnerability in its Google Plus configuration could have been used by hackers to expose personal information about users of the Google Plus service. (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/08/technology/google-plus-security-disclosure.html) Indeed, Google announced that it was shutting down the service as a result of the hack. That’s not what outraged the…

Jim Routh, CSO, Aetna

Posted on: 12 Oct 2018

  On his first day as a CISO for financial giant American Express, Jim Routh learned a valuable lesson on the kindness of strangers. He looked at his calendar and saw that he was due to present a security strategy the following day to the Office of the Controller of the Currency. He felt ill-prepared.…

Security Shark Tank Chicago – October 18, 2018

Posted on: 12 Oct 2018

“The Security Shark Tank is bar none the best event for sourcing new and innovative technologies. Its unique format provides CISOs the opportunity to hear what their peers are asking and the responses. Its fast pace lends itself to an informative and enjoyable event.” Matt Hollcraft, CISO, Maxim Integrated Hosted and moderated by leading CISOs,…

Foremost, be Forthright: Communicating in the Event of a Cybersecurity Incident

Posted on: 11 Oct 2018

by Jeff McAndrews, Partner, and Kirsti McCabe, Managing Director, Finsbury Discovering that your company’s cybersecurity has been compromised is likely among the worst nightmares for any CISO. What do you do first? How do you share the news with the people who matter most to your business and the success of your operations? Where do…

Security Shark Tank NYC – October 11, 2018

Posted on: 06 Oct 2018

"The Security Shark Tank is bar none the best event for sourcing new and innovative technologies. Its unique format provides CISOs the opportunity to hear what their peers are asking and the responses. Its fast pace lends itself to an informative and enjoyable event.” Matt Hollcraft, CISO, Maxim Integrated Hosted and moderated by leading CISOs,…

Guy Bejerano, CEO and Co-founder, SafeBreach

Posted on: 04 Oct 2018

Guy Bejerano was all set to be a pilot with the Israeli Air Force, but one week before the start of training, he had a car accident. The course of his life was changed for good. “I call it reality,” he says. That accident was a temporary setback, but it eventually taught him a valuable…

Security Shark Tank Chicago – October 18, 2018

Posted on: 02 Oct 2018

“The Security Shark Tank is bar none the best event for sourcing new and innovative technologies. Its unique format provides CISOs the opportunity to hear what their peers are asking and the responses. Its fast pace lends itself to an informative and enjoyable event.” Matt Hollcraft, CISO, Maxim Integrated Hosted and moderated by leading CISOs,…

Patricia Titus, Markel Corporation

Posted on: 27 Sep 2018

Patricia Titus Chief Privacy and Information Security Officer Markel Corporation   Author B.J. Neblett once wrote, “We are the sum total of our experiences. Those experiences – be they positive or negative – make us the person we are, at any given point in our lives. And, like a flowing river, those same experiences, and…

Jonathan John Paz, Enterprise Information Security Officer/Data Privacy Officer, Bank of the Philippine Islands

Posted on: 11 Sep 2018

Appropriately paranoid enough “I get the psyche of the opponent,” says Jonathan John “Jon” Paz, information security officer of the third-largest bank in the Philippines. “I understand the thrill that hackers feel.” He recalls his university days as a chemistry/computer engineering major, when he pulled a prank on his friends. “I came up with a…