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Advanced Data Protection Firm Baffle Wins Security Current’s Security Shark Tank® Chicago

Posted on: 01 Nov 2018

Chief Information Security Officers Praise Baffle for Innovation, Ease of Use and Value to Industry TENAFLY, NJ – Security Current today announced that advanced database security firm Baffle won Security Current’s Security Shark Tank® Chicago. In the Security Shark Tank® providers come face-to-face with CISOs seeking innovative solutions. Each provider is given 15 minutes to…

Kevin Morrison, CISO, PulteGroup

Posted on: 24 Oct 2018

In a way, it was music that led Kevin Morrison, the CISO of home construction firm PulteGroup, to a career in information security. “I was always musically inclined,” he says. “My parents were both musicians, while my older brother played trombone, and my younger brother played saxophone. There was always music around the house.” Morrison…

Cybersecurity Startup Aporeto Wins Security Current’s Security Shark Tank® NYC

Posted on: 24 Oct 2018

Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) select Aporeto for its “innovative” security solution TENAFLY, NJ – Security Current today announced that cloud application security provider Aporeto won Security Current’s Security Shark Tank® NYC. Security Shark Tank® brings security providers and face-to-face with CISO buyers. Participating vendors, referred by security executives to present, are given 15 minutes…

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…