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 Winter 2016 Issue

ASK THE EXPERTS: Seven Global Leaders Advise on Digital Risk

Author(s):

Daren Dunkel, Chief of Staff, McAfee

“The time for complacency is over. Every company is vulnerable to cyber-attacks and directors have a responsibility to ensure that resources are deployed to detect and defend against them.”  – Nicole Eagan, CEO of Darktrace  In 2015, senior executives and their board members were challenged with cybersecurity threats to their businesses that their predecessors never … Read more

From the Summer 2015 Issue

A CIRO’s-Eye View of Digital Risk Management

Author(s):

Daren Dunkel, Chief of Staff, McAfee

The 2015 RSA Conference made plenty of headlines.  One of the larger news items was the official unveiling of Optiv Security – the new brand name for recently merged resellers Accuvant and Fishnet. In the current merger and acquisition market, this one was huge. Optiv Security is now one of North America’s largest cybersecurity services … Read more

From the Spring 2015 Issue

2015: What’s Old is New Again

Author(s):

Daren Dunkel, Chief of Staff, McAfee

As 2015 starts, there is no shortage of articles, posts, and interviews projecting the year ahead for cybersecurity trends, attack scenarios, and countermeasures. I have reviewed numerous materials (from McAfee Labs, Trend Micro, FireEye, Websense Security Labs, Symantec, etc.) highlighting similar themes around critical infrastructure, mobile device attacks, and the evolution of hacking in general. … Read more

From the Winter 2015 Issue

Next Generation Espionage

Author(s):

Daren Dunkel, Chief of Staff, McAfee

As we enter the new year we approach the one year anniversary of the Target corporation hack. Their CEO is out of a job, their board of directors is being sued, and the brand has suffered, by some estimates, $1 billion in damages. Unfortunately the Target Corporation is not an isolated example. Recently the headlines, … Read more

From the Fall 2014 Issue

Intel and the Internet of Things

Author(s):

Daren Dunkel, Chief of Staff, McAfee

The Internet of Things (IoT) will represent a tectonic shift in the way computing is done.  A megatrend if you will, that impacts high technology and society in general.  This is the consensus of two industry veterans with a combined 28 years of technology experience. IoT was recently defined as “a concept in which electronic … Read more

From the Winter 2014 Issue

IMPACT OF AN IA PROGRAM FROM THE NSA: A STUDENT’S PERSPECTIVE

Author(s):

Daren Dunkel, Chief of Staff, McAfee

Today’s headlines feature stories describing the acceleration and sophistication of organized cyber crime and State sponsored military and industrial espionage. Numerous universities, Think Tanks, businesses, and blogs research the topic and track the latest attacks to suggest countermeasures (defenses) to targeted individuals and organizations. Verizon Corporation has been publishing a Data Breach Investigations Report (www.verizonenterprise.com/ … Read more