Each year we compile a list of our top posts based on page views. It provides interesting insight into what topics were top of mind for our Members. Obviously, Covid was a key interest area, but we also saw heavy interest in cyber and security, as well as a resurgence in older pieces that provided key insight into Russian cyber operations.
Dr. Bob has spent his life studying and manipulating and exploring the advanced nuances of signals processing. What he has been able to build at Bastille completely exposes the RF spectrum, making it easy to see and understand what is going on in your physical space. Read about his hard earned lessons, and where the future will take us!
There are not a lot of high schoolers that get an opportunity to intern at the Defense Information Systems Agency, but Cameron Forbes Over parlayed that experience into a decades long career as a cybersecurity profession currently running a robust practice at CrossCountry Consulting.
“If executives don’t clearly understand the risk, he/she won’t make the right investments to translate it into action. We have to jointly create a common language to build an effective communication bridge.”
Neal Pollard is the CISO of UBS and has steadily built his career to safeguard people and information in a time of terrorism and cyber threats. Neal knows that how we respond to a significant incident can be the difference between success and failure. Read about how he has honed his career to become an expert in cybersecurity and whether he is more concerned about cloud security or protecting AI systems in this OODA Network Expert interview.
Bobbie Stempfley has made huge contributions to our national cyber defense efforts for three decades through leadership roles within DISA, DHS, and now as the head of the CMU CERT. In this interview, Bobbie highlights her path in the industry and provides insights for future security concerns and building resiliency into your technology and organization.
“We are a data-fueled world.” Bobbie says. “We need to better understand data providence, data security, data management, etc. We tend to think about data from a perspective of LOSS. But it’s more than that. Has the data been corrupted? Changed? Shared? We need to grasp the full impact of our data dependencies.”
Rama Polefka at Black Mountain Dynamics noticed a trend a long time ago: Young companies need a robust, powerful, secure IT infrastructure. But their founders are often so busy creating the company, the IT lags behind and compromises their growth. He has spent his career working with startups to grow their IT at exactly the right pace and with appropriately levels of cybersecurity included to help reduce cyber risk.
Gary Harrington’s career in special forces and the CIA could be the basis for a very successful action movie. For over thirty years, he directly planned or executed dozens of unconventional warfare operations on our Nation’s adversaries.
“People may look back at where we are now and discover we were in the middle of a cognitive cold war.”
Collective intelligence is changing the way humans, organizations and machines support each other. Read about how David Bray from the People Centered Internet has spent his eclectic career working on the nuances of these issues.
Stu Sjouwerman’s has a knack of seeing future technology needs, and the timing to put solutions in place. He built and sold his endpoint solutions company before the market became over saturated with products and started focusing his efforts on security awareness and training in 2010. Read about his successful career of creating companies, including KnowBe4 in this OODA Network Interview.
Our latest OODA Network interview with Jason Zann from RiskIQ. Jason’s career path is a bit non-traditional and certainly didn’t follow a prescribed path. Read about how his ping-pong-ball approach has made allowed him to become a visionary in the cybersecurity industry and why RiskIQ thinks more transparency will take some of the bite out of the cyber threat.