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“No Boom!”

Recently I spoke on a panel hosted by Valley Forge Military College’s Center for the Advancement of Security Studies (CASS) with three other distinguished gentlemen to discuss our country’s outlook on cyber warfare, terrorism and our country’s defenses. One comment made by yours truly got a bit more attention than I thought it would because to me and my colleagues, it’s an obvious statement, but to clients, media and others that we speak with on regular basis, it’s not as obvious. [...]

Carrots and Sticks – Incentivized Cybersecurity Measures

The Economist argues that, "Incentives need to change for firms to take cybersecurity more seriously." http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21712138-software-developers-and-computer-makers-do-not-necessarily-suffer-when-their-products-go Businesses need both carrot and stick with regard to cybersecurity measures. Yes, legislation will force companies to do the bare minimum; but leaders need to see the upside of creating a thorough cyber risk management program which will make sharing of cyber breaches and mistakes more palatable for corporate boards. A small investment in cybersecurity can pay huge dividends in the future. There are simple [...]