5 Ways to Hack Your Leadership Communication

5 Ways to Hack Your Leadership Communication

“The art of communication is the language of leadership.” James Humes Good interpersonal skills are the hallmark of all great leaders. There is no leadership without effective communication. And those who possess the art of delivering thoughts and ideas in meaningful and befitting ways are those who are most successful. No academic discourse or any [...]

What I Heard at Davos: The Actionable vs. The Alarmist

What I Heard at Davos: The Actionable vs. The Alarmist

Every year at their annual Summit in Davos, the World Economic Forum brings together the top leaders across government, business, and academia to share their views on addressing critical problems facing our planet. This year I was lucky enough to join the conversation, on “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution.” I previously wrote about the importance [...]

Flipping the Economics of Attacks

Flipping the Economics of Attacks

How can an organization make it difficult enough for an attacker that they dissuade or prevent an attack? Time-wise? Cost-wise? Potential profit-wise? In Flipping the Economics of Attacks, sponsored by Palo Alto and conducted by Ponemon Institute, threat experts in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany were surveyed about what motivates attackers. The research [...]

Scarlet Mimic: Years-Long Espionage Campaign Targets Minority Activists

Scarlet Mimic: Years-Long Espionage Campaign Targets Minority Activists

Executive Summary Over the past seven months, Unit 42 has been investigating a series of attacks we attribute to a group we have code named “Scarlet Mimic.” The attacks began over four years ago and their targeting pattern suggests that this adversary’s primary mission is to gather information about minority rights activists. We do not [...]

Trusting the Cloud: HIPAA Risk Assessment for Cloud-Based Files

Trusting the Cloud: HIPAA Risk Assessment for Cloud-Based Files

Cloud-based computing and storage is increasingly popular—to the extent that some companies are cutting hard drive space to encourage users to shift toward the cloud. And while the cloud is convenient, allowing your files to travel easily and across devices, that kind of convenience isn’t exactly what you want when it comes to protecting medical [...]