THE BALBIX BLOG

Musings on predictive cyber risk and resilience.

 

Women CISOs to Watch

I recently interviewed three women leaders in cybersecurity on what it is like to be a female leader in this typically...

One Tool to Rule Them All

If you were to take a 10,000 ft view of your organization’s current security posture, would you see Figure A or Figure B?

It's Time to Broaden the Definition of a Vulnerability

In a very informal, completely unscientific survey of 10 cybersecurity pros, I asked, “what is a security vulnerability?” 8...

Through the Decades: Security Innovation in Response to Threats

Growing sophistication in cyber threats have fueled the security industry to fight back with a variety of strategies and...

From the Horse's Mouth: Cybersecurity Pros' Favorite InfoSec Quotes

Locked down and socially distancing like the rest of us, John Opdenakker took to Twitter to ask the question, “What’s your...

For Cybersecurity Pros Tired of Adulting

It’s 2.30 pm and you’re done for the day. Well, not really done-done, but you’re drained, tired, zonked.

Perspective: Cybersecurity Advice That's Too Good to be True

Overheard (while walking the floor at RSA): Cybersecurity is about risk discovery, prevention, and mitigation. Manage all of...

Introducing The Adventures of CISO Ed & Co. (Pandemic Edition)

We have been on an amazing ride in the last 8 months since launching our comic strip, Adventures of CISO Ed & Co. Week after...

CISOs weigh-in on budgets, wish lists, and security as a business priority

Today’s CISOs know that they have a critically important job to do. Demands range from being an enforcer of cybersecurity...

Against the Odds: Becoming a Female Cybersecurity Leader

Women have long played important roles in cybersecurity, yet they are still underrepresented in the cybersecurity workforce....