From the Fall 2017 Issue

Cybersecurity Morbidity and Mortality Conferences

Author(s):

Chris Castaldo, Senior Director of Information Security, 2U

Current cybersecurity paradigms are not adequately supporting the global information technology community. Billions of sensitive records are compromised each year, data is held for ransom and people’s lives are put at risk. Despite numerous well-publicized failures, 2017 has been a banner as measured by the volume of venture capitalist funding for cybersecurity startups . It’s … Read more

From the Fall 2017 Issue

You Build It, You Secure It

Author(s):

Barbara Bouldin, Director of Technologies Research, SJ Technologies

John Willis, Senior Director, Global Transformations Office, Red Hat

Leading to DevOps In 2006 Werner Vogels, Amazon’s CTO, said in an interview with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) that developers at Amazon don’t throw software over the wall. His famous quote was “You build it, you run it”. This simple phrase became a battle cry for the DevOps movement.1 In 2017, the process … Read more

From the Fall 2017 Issue

Human Machine Teaming

Author(s):

Daren Dunkel, Chief of Staff, McAfee

There is a myriad of companies boasting about solutions incorporating Machine Learning (ML) or Artificial Intelligence (AI). Advertising resonates; the public is enamored with ML and AI. 60 minutes recently ran a feature story on AI the piece emphasized the benefits brought to humanity by AI across a broad spectrum ranging from medicine to manufacturing. … Read more

From the Fall 2017 Issue

from the {EDITOR-IN-CHIEF}

Author(s):

Adam Firestone, Editor-in-Chief , United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Hello, On October 4th, 1957, the Soviet Union launched the world’s first man-made earth satellite, Sputnik 1. The American public was shocked by what appeared to be a triumph of Soviet engineering, and further dismayed by the televised, and spectacular, failure of the the American Vanguard Test Vehicle 3 launch vehicle two months later. Blame … Read more

From the Fall 2017 Issue

from the {PUBLISHER}

Author(s):

Karen Austin, Publisher, United States Cybersecurity Magazine

Karen Austin

Greetings, Welcome to our 5th year of publishing the United States Cybersecurity Magazine! We would like to thank all of our supporters; our members, sponsors and contributors alike. My staff and I are working diligently to bring up-to-date information to the foreground. Just when it did when we started publishing the Magazine, our release coincides … Read more