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Security Industry Reactions to the Yahoo! Breach (Updated)

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Last week's disclosure by Yahoo! that somewhat more than 500 million customers' credentials had been compromised in a breach dating back to 2014 has prompted widespread reaction from industry experts. The incident has implications for Yahoo!'s consumer trust; it also is seen as likely to affect, adversely, the soft landing the company anticipated in Verizon's proposed acquisition of Yahoo!'s core assets. We summarize some of the commentary we've received from security industry veterans. (9.28.16: Update from InfoArmor researchers.) Read more

Featured Interview
Malcolm Harkins

Malcolm Harkins

Chief Security and Trust Officer, Cylance

September 8, 2016 — Malcolm Harkins is the Chief Security and Trust Officer at Cylance Inc. In this role he is responsible for enabling business growth through trusted infrastructure, systems, and business processes. Harkins is also responsible for all aspects of information risk and security, security and privacy policy, and for peer outreach activities to drive improvement across the world in the understanding of cyber risks and best practices to manage and mitigate those risks. Hear more.

Featured Coverage

3rd Annual Senior Executive Cyber Security Conference

September 21, 2016 Baltimore, MD, USA

Cyber Security has become a pivotal topic for executives from every industry. We hear of new breaches every month, leaving many executives wondering 'Am I doing enough to protect my organization’s data?' Join us for the 3rd Annual Senior Executive Cyber Security Conference, hosted by COMPASS Cyber Security and Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute, to discuss the current cyber security landscape and how organizations can work to reduce their risk of a breach. Read more

Special Edition

Fundraising and Cyber Startups

Whether your bootstrapping your business on your own, borrowing from friends and family or going for your series A venture capital round, raising capital is something most business owners have to deal with, sooner or later. We spoke with experienced business leaders in cyber security to find out what they did to fund their companies, lessons they learned, and what advice they’d give. Listen here.

This Special Edition made possible by the generous support of Cylance.

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