Entries by Erica Vener

On Cybersecurity: Two Scoops of Perspective

New York Times | September 29, 2019

Ben Cohen, the co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, calls spending huge amounts on the effort “a tragic waste.” Another urges creation of a cabinet-level agency to deal with threats.

To the Editor:

Glenn S. Gerstell’s article identifies the magnitude of […]

Industry Experts Provide Tips For Successful Cyber Diligence in M&A

Security Boulevard | September 26, 2019

Mergers and acquisitions can be successful growth strategies for many companies. They bring together customers, IP, and assets — but they also bring together liabilities and risk as well. Among these are cybersecurity risks. “Cyber diligence” — cybersecurity evaluations performed as part of the M&A decision-making processes — has […]

Oracle’s Autonomous Cloud Security Claims Met with Skepticism

DataCenter Knowledge | September 25, 2019

Last week, Oracle co-founder and CTO Larry Ellison claimed that Oracle’s new autonomous systems will eliminate all data breaches. Not everyone’s buying it….

Mike Lloyd, CTO of cybersecurity vendor RedSeal, called Oracle’s latest promises an example of “hyperbolic marketing.”

“People find clouds inherently confusing, not least when trying to […]

RedSeal Recognized by Multiple Industry Publications for Growth Potential, Cyber Risk Modeling and Thought Leadership

CEO Ray Rothrock awarded SC Media Reboot Leadership Award

SAN JOSE, Calif. — RedSeal (www.redseal.net) today announced that it has received three new awards recognizing its executive leadership, cyber risk modeling platform capabilities and the company’s overall growth potential.

The following organizations have honored RedSeal in this latest round of award of wins:


SC Media Reboot Leadership Awards: Ray Rothrock – RedSeal

SC Magazine | September 23, 2019

Why Nominated: Having spent decades leading and advising both technology and information security companies, Rothrock knows that cybersecurity for any organization goes well beyond just deploying and managing strong technologies. It’s also about strategically thinking about security needs holistically top down. And, for him, this means that since every entity […]

GDPR: Are You Ready?

Security Advisor Middle East | May 2018 

Article on pages 6-8

“The biggest issue that IT and security heads need to focus on is mapping out how their business operates. Under regulations like GDPR, it is not enough to evade breaches (by luck or by skill); rather, GDPR requires you to demonstrate that you take […]

Cyber Crime on Sale

Enterprise Channels MEA| Cyber Sentinels Supplement | May 2018 

Article on pages 40-42

The increase in connected devices and the rapid explosion of cloud-based services have given rise to cybercrime, which has become the greatest threat to every organization in the world.

Playing the Economic Boom While it Lasts

Chief Executive | May 7, 2018 

Here are 12 ways that U.S. CEOs are taking advantage of the Trump Boom—or should be:

Beef Up R&D

Plant today’s seed corn in new innovation efforts for the best return for the long term, advisers and CEOs say, especially in areas of potentially huge technological returns or disruptions.