The decades-long effort to develop solutions to cyber insecurity has been led by the usual suspects drawn from the policy and legal community. That’s not […]
Goodbye to All That
It was the cyberwar we were promised; it was the cyberwar nobody expected… The conflict in Ukraine has validated a number of assumptions cyberspace strategy […]
The Importance of Context
Last night during the Super Bowl, cryptocurrency company Coinbase ran an ad that featured a QR code bouncing around the screen. That’s it. No actors, […]
Speed and Scale
There is no shortage of good ideas in cybersecurity, but what divides the best concepts from the best solutions is how quickly and widely they can be employed. Meaningful success demands you work at combat speed and on a global scale.
End Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Management guru Peter Drucker said, “what gets measured gets managed.” Which helps to explain why October – Cybersecurity Awareness Month – is such a bad […]
From Solar Sunrise to Solar Winds: The Questionable Value of Two Decades of Cybersecurity Advice
If everyone agrees on what we should do, why do we seem incapable of doing it? Alternately, if we are doing what we have been told to do, and have not reduced the risks we face, are we asking people to do the wrong things?
The Wolf Approaches
If cybersecurity had a doomsday clock, it just got closer to midnight. Thankfully, we’ve got a snooze button.
The Global Ungoverned Area
Looking at the Internet through Westphalian-tinted glasses is not going to make us safer or more secure.
C.R.E.A.M. IoT Edition
We can go round and round about what’s going to drive improvements in computer security writ large, but when you boil it down it’s really only about one of and/or two things: money and bodies.
Intelligence Agencies Are Not Here to Defend Your Enterprise
The way to reduce the chance that someone can crack your computer code is to write better code, and test it faster than the spooks can.