The scourge of ransomware is the inevitable result of decades of schizophrenia about our relationship with information technology and security. Treating this problem like all the ones that came before it, in the same fashion we always have, will only prolong our suffering. …

Discussions about cybersecurity overwhelmingly focus on the recent, which are our responses to the design and engineering decisions of the past. We are right to deal with what is in front of us, but that myopia ensures that we exercise little effort towards crafting our future. We want things to…

This is not a post about FireEye or the breach they suffered.

This is a post about the aftermath of said breach, how it impacts what we do, and those we are trying to help.

Our work as practitioners, executives, advisors, policy-makers, developers, engineers, salespeople…everything just got harder. To the…

BuffZone.com

What parallels can we draw from watching a storied college football rivalry, and how can we use those lessons to improve our ability to defend ourselves in cyberspace?

One of the best things about having gone to a school without sports programs beyond intramurals is that you can spend Saturdays…

Ransomware Skull and Bones

Your city being held for ransom isn’t the worst-case scenario; what happens after may be the worst case scenario.

So much attention has been paid to “election hacking” and the like in recent years, analysts and commentators have effectively forgotten an equally if not more pressing threat to American government at all levels: ransomware. …

Today’s edition of “how in the world is that possible?” I bring you the curious case of the antique shop. Well, the business is not about buying and selling antiques, its a widget (actual line of business obfuscated to protect the innocent) factory. It employs just over a dozen people…

Michael Tanji

CxO at Senrio, Kyrus Tech, Carbon Black. Former soldier and intelligence officer. Investor and mentor.

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