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Ratinder Ahuja, CEO, ShieldX

Posted on: 03 May 2018

It was in his birthplace in the mountains of Kashmir where Ratinder Ahuja began his journey to become a cybersecurity entrepreneur. Ahuja, CEO of ShieldX, a U.S.-based firm that specializes in cloud security, has a reputation for establishing tech startups that get acquired by big companies. His first venture, Internet Junction, attracted the interest of…

Aqua Security and LogicHub Tie as Winners of Security Current’s Security Shark Tank® During RSA 2018

Posted on: 01 May 2018

CISOs from across industries selected Aqua Security and LogicHub as the winners of Security Current’s Security Shark Tank® during RSA 2018. The event brought security solutions providers face-to-face with CISO buyers. Participating vendors were given 15 minutes each to pitch their solution in a rapid-fire question and answer format to a panel of information security…

John Whiting, CSO, DDB Worldwide

Posted on: 10 Apr 2018

You might say that John Whiting is a self-made Chief Security Officer. He didn’t start out to pursue any sort of information security career, or even an IT career. Whiting went to John Jay College, part of City University of New York, for a pre-law program. He graduated with a degree in Legal Studies. During…

Arnd Baranowski, Founder, CEO, Oculeus GmbH

Posted on: 02 Apr 2018

Arnd Baranowski studied aerospace engineering in college. He attained the level of a master of science degree from Universität der Bundeswehr München, the university of the German Armed Forces. After graduation he remained with the German Army and was a professional career officer for 20 years. A good bit of Baranowski’s university study included programming,…

Mark Eggleston, Health Partners Plan, VP, CISO and Privacy Officer

Posted on: 02 Apr 2018

Mark Eggleston says his entry into the CISO realm is a little more atypical than that of others. “I didn’t necessarily come from the network group. I didn’t necessarily come up from IT. I kind of came up from compliance. I tell people I’ve had three careers and this current career is the keeper,” he…

Kumar Saurabh, CEO, LogicHub

Posted on: 26 Mar 2018

Kumar Saurabh grew up in India and attained his undergraduate degree in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Around the time of his graduation, a professor from Columbia University reached out to Saurabh to see if he’d be interested in becoming a research assistant. “I looked at the research profile and was…

Seth McCallister, HUB International

Posted on: 26 Mar 2018

Seth McCallister, Chief Information Security Officer, HUB International Protecting information assets for a Fortune 500 company and managing a farm may not appear to have much in common, unless you’re viewing both through the eyes of insurance company CISO Seth McCallister. Both are macro organizational systems with micro components, he says. And the organizational work…

Patrick Morley, CEO, Carbon Black

Posted on: 19 Mar 2018

Carbon Black is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, and that’s just where CEO Patrick Morely wants to be. He grew up in New England and has spent his entire career there, and although he has traveled quite a bit, he’s a New Englander at heart. Morley went to Providence College in Rhode Island to study math…

Vanessa Pegueros, VP and CISO, DocuSign

Posted on: 19 Mar 2018

Vanessa Pegueros, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, DocuSign Vanessa Pegueros calls herself an “education nut.” She loves learning in all its aspects. “I’ve always loved math and science from the very beginning of when I was young. I was one of those weird kids that used to read Scientific America in grammar school.…

Engaging with Law Enforcement When It Comes to Cybersecurity Incidents

Posted on: 12 Mar 2018

  There are specific state and federal laws that require companies to disclose when they have had a data breach, but there are few actual requirements to notify a law enforcement agency when a criminal cybersecurity incident takes place. However, it’s in your best interest to contact a law enforcement agency if an incident or…