Cyberwarfare is here; now what?

Cyberwarfare activities were always on the Internet. STUXNET, Google Aurora, and many other attacks were a fact of life. We had cyber attacks when Yugoslavia broke up. We have constant attacks in the Middle East. Cyberwar was part of a security practitioner’s threat model from the late ‘80s until the early 2000s. Then, cybercrime started Read More

Welcome to CyberWar & LongTerm Ramification Unleashed by Russia’s War

Cyberwar is today’s reality. We’ve moved from a world of cyber-criminal threats to an interconnected arena where any malicious activity is feasible. Cyber-Kinetic attacks that destroy, kill, and massively disrupt civil society are part of our new security threat landscape reality. Geography will not help. The massively interconnected Internet means that you are a cyberwarrior’s

New Intelligence Squared debate – The CyberWar threat has been Grossly Exaggerated

Has the Cyber-War threat has been Grossly Exaggerated? Thanks to Intelligence Squared (I2) and Neustar for first – bring I2 outside of New York and second for setting up an Oxford-style debate to address the “market saturation” of the cyber-warfare threat. I’ve been a strong critic of the overhype, exaggeration, and fiction expounded by “individuals” Read More

Conference Talks, Workshops, and Webinars

Barry frequently presents at conference talks, workshops, and webinars. Barry enjoys working with peers to share, empower, and entertain with live interactive sessions. Forty years of public speaking experience is reflected in the talks below. Crafted conference talks tuned to the organizer’s audience. The general theme for all the talks is to help people understand,

Three questions every CxO should ask their ISP

Here is a question for all the CxOs. Why, as an accountable CxO, are you not asking your ISPs for the security basics? This week, the industry has yet another reflection amplification Denial of Service Attack vulnerability. memcached on port 11211 UDP & TCP being exploited walks through the details of this week’s attack vector. As seen in Akamai Read More