Last week's disclosure by Yahoo! that somewhat more than 500 million customers' credentials had been compromised in a breach dating back to 2014 has prompted widespread reaction from industry experts. The incident has implications for Yahoo!'s consumer trust; it also is seen as likely to affect, adversely, the soft landing the company anticipated in Verizon's proposed acquisition of Yahoo!'s core assets. We summarize some of the commentary we've received from security industry veterans. (9.28.16: Update from InfoArmor researchers.) Read more
Cyber Security has become a pivotal topic for executives from every industry. We hear of new breaches every month, leaving many executives wondering 'Am I doing enough to protect my organization’s data?' Join us for the 3rd Annual Senior Executive Cyber Security Conference, hosted by COMPASS Cyber Security and Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute, to discuss the current cyber security landscape and how organizations can work to reduce their risk of a breach. Read more
Whether your bootstrapping your business on your own, borrowing from friends and family or going for your series A venture capital round, raising capital is something most business owners have to deal with, sooner or later. We spoke with experienced business leaders in cyber security to find out what they did to fund their companies, lessons they learned, and what advice they’d give. Listen here.