Matthew Rosenquist's Blog (43)

Beware of Unified Cybersecurity Solutions Claiming to Help CISO's

I am seeing many security vendors developing products to unify solutions into a single management interface. I fear this is just a sales tactic to gain greater market share and not intended to help the plight of CISO’s

A recent…

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on September 18, 2020 at 3:48am — No Comments

Podcast: From Reactive To Proactive — The Evolution Of Security And Of The CISO Role | With Matthew Rosenquist

A free-flowing discussion about the past and future evolution of cybersecurity leadership.  I had a great time sharing my personal experiences, industry insights, and a few rants in this podcast interview with Marco Ciappelli and Sean Martin of ITSPmagazine.

We cover a lot of ground: The history before cybersecurity, how to deal with difficult…

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on September 17, 2020 at 5:30am — No Comments

Painful IoT Security Lessons Highlighted by a Digital Padlock

The first warning sign was “hackproof” in the 360Lock marketing materials. As it turns out, with no surprise to any security professional, the NFC and Bluetooth enabled padlock proved to be anything…

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on September 16, 2020 at 6:37am — No Comments

Intel patches 9 vulnerabilities in their management platform

Intel has released patches for several security vulnerabilities in their Active Management Technology (AMT) and Intel Standard Manageability (ISM) platforms.  One of them was a critical flaw in AMT that allowed remote privilege escalation  CVE-2020-8758

It is nice to see…

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on September 13, 2020 at 11:19am — No Comments

Defenders show up to the war on deepfakes

Digitally altered and synthetic media are becoming more of a problem.  Openly available tools, including AI Deep Learning, enable the easy modification of pictures and videos for distribution on the Internet.  Most are benign; clearing up acne, improving image lighting, creating a funny meme, or perhaps narrowing a waistline for aesthetic reasons. …

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on September 5, 2020 at 2:30am — No Comments

Cybersecurity Challenges for SMBs – Safety First podcast interview

Had a great time during the TUV SUD Safety First podcast interview talking about cybersecurity challenges for small and medium businesses.  We discussed threats, perceptions, and best practices.  The conversation turned to the challenges of major corporations, cross-border companies, and how new technology is changing the risk landscape for everyone. …

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on August 2, 2020 at 2:09am — No Comments

What are are the Top 5 CISO Frustrations?

I was recently asked an interesting question: What are are the Top 5 CISO frustrations with the cybersecurity industry?

After a few minutes of deep thought and half a cup of coffee later (my 4th big cup of the day), this is what I came up with:

Top 5 CISO Frustrations of the Industry:

  1. Maintaining an…
Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on July 25, 2020 at 2:07am — No Comments

The 10 Worst Cybersecurity Strategies

Counting down to the absolutely worst cybersecurity strategies. Sadly, these are all prevalent in the industry. Many organizations have failed spectacularly simply because they chose to follow a long-term path that leads to disaster. You know who you are…

Let’s count them down.  

10. Cyber-Insurance

No…

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on July 17, 2020 at 12:59am — No Comments

Cybersecurity Thought Leader Ranking for July 2020

I am excited to be recognized with such great cybersecurity though-leaders! 

Now more than ever, cybersecurity is becoming a critical pillar to the proliferation of digital technology.  Trust in the devices and systems is crucial that people, companies, and governments embrace and rely upon.  Every day, the innovation, investment, and adoption…

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on July 15, 2020 at 2:30am — No Comments

Will AI rescue the world from the impending doom of cyber-attacks or be the cause

There has been a good deal of publicized chatter about impending cyberattacks at an unprecedented scale and how…

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on July 8, 2020 at 5:17am — 1 Comment

Teaching AI to be Evil with Unethical Data

An Artificial Intelligence (AI) system is only as good as its training. For AI Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Learning (DL) frameworks, the training data sets are a crucial element that defines how the system will operate. Feed it skewed or biased information and it will create a flawed inference engine. …

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on July 4, 2020 at 10:43pm — No Comments

Profiling White-Hat Vulnerability Researchers

Bugcrowd has released some interesting survey data that provides insights into the white-hat vulnerability researcher community.

Of note, most researchers were male (94%) and make less than $25k per year finding vulnerabilities. A vast majority were motivated by contributing to the well-being of others (93%), while only 19% focused on financial…

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on June 26, 2020 at 10:33pm — No Comments

Killer Drones to be Available on the Global Arms Markets

Turkey may be the first customer for the Kargu series of weaponized suicide drones specifically developed for military use.  These semi-autonomous devices have been in development since 2017 and will eventually be upgraded to operate collectively as an autonomous swarm to conduct mass synchronized attacks. …

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on June 25, 2020 at 2:07am — No Comments

Intel Designs Chips to Protect from ROP Attacks

Intel comes late to the game but will be delivering an embedded defense for Return Oriented Programming (ROP) types of cyber hacks. I first blogged about this back in Sept…

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on June 17, 2020 at 2:19am — No Comments

Top 50 Global Thought Leaders and Influencers on COVID-19 Business Impact

Leadership requires dealing with ambiguous situations.  The ability to adapt to unforeseen crisis events is a crucial skill for cybersecurity and strategy professionals.  Nobody saw Covid-19 coming a year ago, yet as it has swept across the globe it has impacted the world economy, disrupted longstanding business operations, and affected the everyday…

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on June 14, 2020 at 10:34am — No Comments

Expert Panel Discusses Cybersecurity in the New Normal

Watch panelists Chris Roberts, G. Mark Hardy, and Matthew Rosenquist at VShield 2020

I had the honor to be on a distinguished panel with the incredibly knowledgeable G. Mark Hardy and the infamous white-hat hacker Chris Roberts.  We discussed the evolution of cyber resilience, agility, and innovation in these troubling times. …

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on June 10, 2020 at 12:00am — No Comments

Curiosity Labs Opens Free Test-Track for Autonomous Vehicle Innovation

It is always nice to see projects that are open and free to use, to advance technology in secure, private, and safe ways.  Curiosity Labs provides startups and established companies a no-cost real-world testing infrastructure to innovate smart city and transportation technologies. 

When autonomous…

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on June 6, 2020 at 5:19am — No Comments

AI and Cybersecurity Awareness Podcast - Cyber Risk Leaders Tell All

How will AI change the strategies of cybersecurity?  Where will we see the first big impacts of attackers using AI? 

Watch the Cyber Risk Leaders podcast... 

Shamane Tan and Carmen Marsh were wonderful hosts. I had a fantastic time talking about AI and cybersecurity in the Cyber Risk Leaders…

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on June 3, 2020 at 12:44am — No Comments

Misunderstanding the Economic Factors of Cybercrime

A new study by Cambridge Cybercrime Centre titled Cybercrime is (often) boring: maintaining the infrastructure of cybercrime economies concludes that cybercrime is boring and recommends authorities change their strategy to highlight the tedium in order to dissuade the growth of…

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on May 30, 2020 at 9:31pm — No Comments

Top 50 Privacy Leaders by Thinkers360

Being a champion for digital privacy is no easy task.  The perception of privacy and its importance is constantly in flux and radically different around the globe.  I am honored to be a part of this dynamic and determined community that protects and advocates for an optimal balance of privacy, security, and safety.

Much thanks to…

Continue

Added by Matthew Rosenquist on May 27, 2020 at 12:03am — No Comments

FireCompass

Forum

CISO as an enabler

Started by Maheshkumar Vagadiya Jul 30. 0 Replies

Share the instances where you were able to convince the Executive management /board that CISO function is enabler rather then a hindrance.Thanks youMaheshContinue

Has Anyone Evaluated Digital Signature (like Docusign)?

Started by CISO Platform. Last reply by SACHIN BP SHETTY Apr 24. 1 Reply

(question posted on behalf of a CISO member)Has anyone evaluated digital signature (like Docusign), any specific risk/ security areas to be looked into while finalising a vendor? Any and all inputs will be very much appreciated.Continue

What are your strategies for using Zoom in your organization after recent vulnerabilities in news about Zoom platform?

Started by CISO Platform. Last reply by ANAND SHRIMALI May 20. 4 Replies

(question posted on behalf of a CISO member)What are your strategies for using Zoom in your organization after recent vulnerabilities in news about Zoom platform?Related Question: …Continue

[Please Suggest] Corona Virus: Security advisory for work from home

Started by CISO Platform. Last reply by Bhushan Deo Mar 20. 12 Replies

(question posted on behalf of a CISO member)Due to CORONA virus most of the organizations are allowing their employees to work form home.Has any one issued security advisory for work from home ?Continue

Tags: #COVID19

Follow us

Contact Us

Email: contact@cisoplatform.com

Mobile: +91 99002 62585

InfoSec Media Private Limited,First Floor,# 48,Dr DV Gundappa Road, Basavanagudi,Bangalore,Karnataka - 560004

© 2020   Created by CISO Platform.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service