Privacy is Dead. Long Live Privacy

Former Oracle CEO Larry Ellison once famously said, “Privacy is Dead.” However, privacy had been resurrected and killed more times than a Tyrannosaurus Rex in a Spielberg sequel. A recent data breach https://www.wired.com/story/exactis-database-leak-340-million-records/ involving more than 340 million records of U.S. citizens demonstrates why privacy is dead. Again. It’s dead because you never heard of…

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Create Better Career Opportunities – Manage Your Reputation

You might be perfectly happy in your job right now, but at some point in your career, you might decide that it’s time for a change. Or perhaps your company will be acquired, and the decision for you to move on won’t necessarily be yours to make. Whatever the scenario, the time to prepare for…

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How to Assign a Monetary Value to a Security Solution

Over the years, I’ve counseled numerous information security leaders on how to assign a monetary value to a security solution. It’s important to be able to speak in terms of protecting asset value because that is the language of the board of directors and other executive leaders who must approve a significant expense. In many…

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

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What a CISO Needs to Know about Cybersecurity and the Law: Privacy, Trends, and the Vagaries of Cyber Law

One of the fiduciary responsibilities that CISOs and their fellow C-suite executives have is to ensure that their organization abides by all laws and government regulations pertaining to their business. Failure to follow the letter of the law – or a federal regulation, which operates with the same force and effect as a law passed…

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Get Ready for the GDPR, Part 1: An Overview of the Regulation and What It Requires of Data Controllers

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) was enacted on April 27, 2016, with the enforcement date being May 25, 2018. It replaces the European Data Protection Directive (DPD) (Directive 95/46/EC), which was the previous privacy and data protection scheme for the European Union. GDPR is intended to strengthen and unify data protection…

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