The Rise of the Cyber Industrial Complex – Malcolm Harkins – ESW #171
Malcolm Harkins is the Chief Security & Trust Officer at Cymatic. Malcolm will discuss the security profits from the insecurity of computing thus at a macro economic level has no real economic incentive to solve many of the risk issues we face. The lack of good economic incentives has turned the notion of Defense in Depth in to one of Expense in Depth where we continue to use outdated approaches to control for risks which results in needing to purchase other solutions to make up for the weakness of the solutions we bought that did not properly control for the risks.
Malcolm is Chief Security & Trust Officer with Epiphany Systems. He is responsible for enabling client growth with optimal information security infrastructure, systems, policies, and processes. He is featured industry speaker, author, and has testified on cybersecurity before the US Senate. Malcolm was previously the Chief Security and Trust Officer at Cylance as well as Chief Security and Privacy Officer at Intel Corporation. He is a board member and advisor to other growth-stage cybersecurity companies. Malcolm received a BS in Economics from UC Irvine, and an MBA from UC Davis.