Executive Perspectives

McAfee Raises the Stakes Against Cyberespionage

On November 17, 2016, Shamoon malware struck once more. As with the first Shamoon assault five years ago, the target was Saudi Arabia. But while earlier attacks focused on critical oil and gas infrastructure, last fall’s campaigns targeted Saudi government institutions, financial services, and other sectors. The objective was to gather information on individuals and …

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Welcome Mike Berry, Intel Security’s new CFO

I’m pleased to announce Mike Berry is joining Intel Security as our Chief Financial Officer. Mike’s been a CFO for more than 10 years in both public and private technology companies. Mike most recently was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operating Officer at FireEye, responsible for worldwide finance, accounting, data analytics, investor …

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Landmark Cybersecurity Proposals from White House on Workforce Development and Privacy

It’s great to see the White House leaning forward and taking action to improve our national Cyber Security posture by announcing a Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP) and issuing an Executive Order to create a permanent Federal Privacy Council. Both initiatives will improve the national posture on cybersecurity and privacy – issues Intel believes are …

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Looking Forward to FOCUS

Security is a new game—with new threats and demands across your enterprise, but also with opportunities for the next horizon in security. At FOCUS15 we put the new and the next front and center. It’s a conversation that starts with you. That’s why in a few days we’ll meet in Las Vegas to shine a …

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The Courage to Change the Game

This week at RSA 2015 in San Francisco, I delivered a keynote where I served up one big, simple challenge to the industry: we must find the courage to change the security game. The security business is booming. In the past five years, more than 1,200 startups have joined the game, with Wall Street assigning …

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Cybersecurity and The State of the Union

I’m gratified to see President Obama assign cybersecurity the priority it deserves in his State of the Union speech. The president announced a legislative push to increase information sharing between the government and cybersecurity companies, and to help law enforcement apprehend international cybercriminals. Yes, the hard work of writing laws remains ahead. But the president’s …