Matthew Rosenquist posted a blog post
I like the concept of ‘banning’ the sale of offensive cyber weapons to potential adversaries, but what defines technology as offensive versus defensive?Israel just announced it will ban the sales of hacking and surveillance tools to 65 countries:…
Friday
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The cybersecurity industry had challenges with bringing in new blood and facilitating the career growth.  Misinformation has unfortunately played a part in making various roles appear unattainable, when we should be doing the opposite.  We should be…
Nov 24
Matthew Rosenquist posted a blog post
A new bill has been proposed to address Ransomware. Congressman Patrick McHenry recently introduced the Ransomware and Financial Stability Act of 2021.Good Direction, but Falls ShortI believe it is the right direction for undermining ransomware…
Nov 16
Matthew Rosenquist posted a blog post
Recently introduced Ransomware and Financial Stability Act (H.R.5936) is the right direction for undermining ransomware attacks, by disallowing payments, but it just does not go far enough. This proposal only benefits traditional financial…
Nov 13
Matthew Rosenquist posted a blog post
One of the greatest challenges for a cybersecurity leader is to convey the present digital risks upward to the c-suite and Board of Directors. Representing to executive leadership the value of security, which protects the organization’s assets,…
Nov 10
Matthew Rosenquist posted a blog post
The 2021 Front Lines cybersecurity conference brought together a panel to discuss the challenges faced by the industry with growing security threats and far too cybersecurity professionals to combat them. The “Closing the Cyber Skills Gap” panel…
Nov 3
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Industries must either take security, privacy, and safety seriously or find themselves burdened under the crushing blanket of regulatory oversight.A recent announcement by the European Commission that the Radio Equipment Directive will be updated to…
Nov 2
Matthew Rosenquist posted a blog post
Measuring the true value of cybersecurity with Gavin Grounds, Executive Director of Information Risk Management and Cybersecurity Strategy at Verizon. Listen as we explore the benefit of security metrics that effectively quantify risk and how to…
Oct 27
Matthew Rosenquist posted a blog post
U.S. leadership organized a meeting with over 30 nations to figure out how to address the growing problem of ransomware. The results were unimpressive, lacking the bold innovation needed to stem the meteoric rise of ransomware that is targeting…
Oct 20
Matthew Rosenquist posted a blog post
The Syniverse hack may be the most important data breach of the year!Hackers had access for 5 years and potentially compromised hundreds of billions of SMS text messages, likely including 2nd Factor Authentication codes that protect logins and are…
Oct 13
Matthew Rosenquist posted a blog post
The U.S. is exploring the idea to establish cybersecurity labels on IoT devices and software, in hopes it will both inform consumers of risks and motivate manufacturers to improve the security for the flood of new products entering the…
Oct 5
Matthew Rosenquist posted a blog post
I was honored to speak at the Hexcon21 cybersecurity virtual conference this year and wanted to repost my presentation for all who did not get a chance to watch the live event.I discussed why trust in digital technology is the key to sustaining a…
Sep 28
Matthew Rosenquist posted a blog post
The 2021 Cybersecurity Symposium for Smart Cities virtual conference will explore the successes and discuss the challenges of building, managing, and sustaining these communities in a secure and trustworthy manner.Speakers include cybersecurity and…
Sep 21
Matthew Rosenquist posted a blog post
With 11 million job openings in the U.S., the most ever, how desperate will organizations be to hire personnel? I am concerned that cybersecurity risks of insiders will increase if processes for proper vetting and background checks become lax for…
Sep 17
Matthew Rosenquist posted a blog post
There are four typical evolutionary maturity levels for cybersecurity programs. The benefits and drawbacks of each phase creates a natural tension that pulls organizations forward to become better at managing risks, costs, and the friction that…
Sep 15
Matthew Rosenquist posted a blog post
Cybersecurity is breaking out from just preventing risk of loss! Forward thinking companies are showing leadership by leveraging cybersecurity capabilities to contribute to market position and profitability opportunities. In today’s video I cover…
Sep 8
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