From the Spring 2022 Issue

Making Better Cyber Risk Decisions By Architecting the Choices

Author(s):

Malcolm Harkins, Chief Security and Trust Officer, Epiphany Systems

“Victory awaits him who has everything in order. Defeat is certain for him who has neglected to take all the necessary precautions in time.” Roald Amundsen, on the South Pole. Uncertainty, chaos, and luck – why some thrive despite them all.  In the book Great by Choice, Jim Collins and Morten Hansen distill a decade’s … Read more

From the Winter 2022 Issue

Going Beyond the Motion(s) of Cybersecurity

Author(s):

Malcolm Harkins, Chief Security and Trust Officer, Epiphany Systems

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Speed, Velocity, and Acceleration. The physics of motion are well documented, and we understand how these scalar and vector quantities differ. In information security and cyber risk management the dynamics are not as well understood which has confused our ability to distinguish between motion and progress. This confusion intensifies our escalating risk cycle by causing … Read more

From the Winter 2021 Issue

Reinventing Web Application Security

Author(s):

Malcolm Harkins, Chief Security and Trust Officer, Epiphany Systems

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In the simplest terms, risk connotes the possibility of harm. How we account for risk and manage it is the result of understanding and quantifying the consequences. What are the effects likely to occur in the event of a cyber-attack or breach on a business ? Who will be harmed? In what way? To what … Read more