Security Tools Podcast

Not Everything is a No Brainer

Episode Summary

A popular catchphrase amongst IT pros is: “It’s a no brainer.” When an idea presented is expressed as a no brainer, it’s assumed that the idea has obvious value, when processes and strategic decisions are more complicated than it appears. So when it comes to cybersecurity, not everything is a no brainer. Far from it.

Episode Notes

When I asked our podcast panelists about the difficulty in discerning real businesses from fake or answering innocuous questions about your first pet, it can be time consuming, mentally exhausting and not naturally intuitive.

As technology gets even more difficult to navigate, think about how important it is when presenting time-to-value security solutions to C-Suite executives.

A popular catchphrase amongst IT pros is: “It’s a no brainer.” When an idea presented is expressed as a no brainer, it’s assumed that the idea has obvious value, when processes and strategic decisions are more complicated than it appears.

So when it comes to cybersecurity, not everything is a no brainer. Far from it. If it was simple, Atlanta wouldn’t have spent two million to recover from a ransomware attack and in 2016, the cyberinsurance market wouldn’t’ have brought in 3.5 billion in premiums globally.

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Tool of the week: Algo

Panelists: Cindy Ng, Kilian Englert, Kris Keyser, Mike Buckbee