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Paul Carugati - CISSP, CISM, C)CISO, CISSO

Life Imitating Art

By | Cyber Crime, Cyber Security, Defensive Tactics | No Comments

Years ago I remember Hollywood producing attempts at riveting yet profitable on-screen dramas which involved plot-centric cyber security elements resulting only in disappointment as they bore no resemblance to actual reality. Today as InfoSec becomes more mainstream there are now big and small screen serials involving a hacker protagonist or a cyber victim heroine. What I like about modern-day renditions is the themes and dialogue are no longer technically fictional. We live in the age of information and war is fought on the cyber battleground. Nothing is more relevant than the context of a personally identifiable subject. Still the Hollywood dramas, as realistic as they are, still leave a lot to roll your eyes at (or to cover your eyes at). Read More

Your Board May Need a Cybersecurity Expert

By | Cyber Security, Risk Management | No Comments

The Cybersecurity Act of 2017 introduced in March sponsored by three bipartisan senators applies pressure to organizations by requiring disclosure of cybersecurity expertise serving on the board of directors. The legislature, if enacted, would enforce this disclosure first to public companies but sends a clear message that information security and cyber risk management is a much needed, but lacking, skill for global commerce. Read More