SWVHSC: How Security Spending Overlooks the Biggest Risk of All – Matt Ashburn – BSW #183
Global spending on cyber security totals over $100 billion per year, with no upper limit in sight as adversaries remain successful at compromising even well-resourced organizations. Why do adversaries remain successful despite advances in security technologies and risk frameworks? As it turns out, an often-overlooked architecture from 30 years ago is a common thread among many successful attacks. By re-thinking the ubiquitous web browser and its connection to the internet, CIOs and CISOs can nearly eliminate their internet risk surface, provide users the tools and access they need, and free up incident responders to focus on more advanced threats.
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Former CIA Cyber Security Officer, and National Security CISO at the White House – National Security Engagement Lead, Authentic8 Engagement Lead, focusing on engagement with national security customers. Prior to Authentic8, Matt served as a CIA officer focusing on cyber issues, including a detail serving on the National Security Council as the Chief Information Security Officer and Special Advisor to the National Security Advisor, leading technical expertise, risk reduction strategies, and policy for national security systems.