• Cybersecurity: Identifying and Keeping the Bad Guys Out

    Ask any CIO these days what the biggest concerns are from the C-Suite and the answer is nearly unanimous: cybersecurity. And for good reason. According to a recent report from PwC (The Global State of Information Security 2015 Survey), the rate of detected security incidents across global organizations is rising at a 66% CAGR clip.

  • Talking Cybersecurity With the Board

    As cyber attacks against blue chip companies continue to occur with increasing frequency and threaten customer privacy and shareholder value, discussions about cybersecurity have elevated to the executive level. Over the next three years, 66% of CIOs and other security leaders will brief boards directly, compared to 22% today, according to the Ponemon Institute's "Global Megatrends in CyberSecurity" study.

  • Who Should Own Security? The CIO? The COO? Or a CISO?

    Recent high-profile security breaches that have hit companies such as Target, The Home Depot, and J.P. Morgan Chase have intensified the spotlight on cybersecurity along with the CIOs accountability for protecting enterprise assets, with sensitive customer information at the top of the list.

  • You Can't Build a Wall High Enough to Keep Out the Bad Guys

    Recently, I've had the good fortune of spending quality time with Israel Martinez, a brilliant thought leader and global cyber security expert. Israel is truly unique: He is CEO of Axon Global, a cyber security and intelligence company.