Bureau du CTO

A Portent of Privacy

It was not the first such event, nor will it be the last. At 11:41 p.m. on January 20, 2019, the bright Austin night slipped into shadow as the full moon took on a deep crimson hue. The total lunar eclipse lasted only 62 minutes, but its effect on the […]

2018 Security-Minded Kids’ Holiday Gift Guide

By choosing wisely this season, you can not only get popular toys that your little ones will love, but you can also foster a security mindset in your children. The following toys are the top 2018 options that harness the power of play to ensure that the next generation is […]

The Business of Cybersecurity

I want to ask you a question, and I want you to take a minute to think about it before you answer really. Are you ready? There is a right answer, although it may not be what you think. IT security, cybersecurity, whatever we want to call it these days […]

Mistaken Identity: Zero Trust, Full Identity, Can’t Lose

With apologies to Friday Night Lights, David Lee and Mike Kiser welcome back Darran Rolls, CTO and CISO of SailPoint, to discuss the central role that identity plays in implementing zero trust security models: to fully embrace zero trust, a comprehensive concept of identity is essential. Headlines include the well-orchestrated […]

Do the Right People Have the Right Access to the Right Data, at All Times?

At face value, it’s a simple question. But it’s one that most organizations struggle to answer.  This question is a restatement of what identity is.  Yet after twenty years of various identity management platforms and approaches, many organizations do not have a satisfactory answer to this question. Right People To […]

Cybersecurity: The Unwinnable War?

All too often security professionals find themselves in a situation where others in the enterprise question what business value cybersecurity ultimately brings to their organization. We’ve never been hacked, they think. We’re certainly not an interesting target for criminals or nation states so why are we spending so much of […]