From the Fall 2015 Issue

Cybersecurity and Leadership: A Changing Landscape

Author(s):

Connie Uthoff, Asst. Director of Cybersecurity Strategy and Information Management Masters, George Washington University

Within the past few years the increase of cyber-attacks in both severity and quantity has introduced risks that impact board members and CEOs more directly than ever before. Previously, the boardroom was not a place where members often concerned themselves with cyber- or technology-related issues. Organizations would hire chief technology or chief information officers to … Read more

From the Fall 2015 Issue

REVIEWING LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE INSIDER THREAT

Author(s):

Jim Mazotas, Founder, OnGuard Systems LLC

Larry Letow, Operating Partner, Interprise Partners, Executive Vice President, Myriddian LLC

As the United States observes National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we are reminded that organizations of all varieties are at risk for cyber-attacks. Even the largest operations are not immune to the serious ramifications that come with security breaches. In order to operate safely and effectively, organizations need to be vigilant about their cybersecurity practices. While … Read more

From the Fall 2015 Issue

If Information Sharing Is Such a Good Thing, Why Aren’t More Companies Doing It?

Author(s):

Ira E. Hoffman, Esq., Of Counsel, Butzel Long

OUR NATIONAL SECURITY RELIES ON OUR ABILITY TO SHARE THE RIGHT INFORMATION, WITH THE RIGHT PEOPLE, AT THE RIGHT TIME. Our national security relies on our ability to share the right information, with the right people, at the right time.1 While the high-profile attacks against Target, e-Bay, Home Depot, Nieman Marcus, JPMorgan Chase, Sony Pictures … Read more

From the Fall 2015 Issue

“Hack-a-Shaq” or Hack Attack

Author(s):

Joseph Bowens, Sr. Signals Analyst, Visionist, Inc.

Shaquille O’Neal was easily one of the top 50 greatest NBA players, if not one of the greatest basketball players of all time. However, over his career, Shaq shot a paltry 0.527 free throw average. With this in mind, Dallas Mavericks coach Don Nelson orchestrated a plan during the 2008 playoffs to put Shaq on … Read more