Note: I am proud to serve as the Vice Chair of the Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council. This year, as I have done in previous years, I walked through the show to visit Oregon-based cybersecurity companies to see their latest products and offerings, and of course, to catch up with friends and associates. The following post…

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Note: The following post originally appeared on the Cyber Oregon blog here. The world of cybersecurity is full of unexpected surprises and attacks that are amazingly inventive and amazingly nefarious all at the same time. We’re talking of course about what’s being called the Big Hack. In an explosive report, Bloomberg is claiming that the…

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Thrilled to have been a part of this early success! Formaltech, a Galois subsidiary, and Reed are excited to celebrate CyberChaff’s first month of service at Reed. Formaltech’s CyberChaff allows you to deploy low-cost, secure decoy hosts on a network. The hosts alert administrators when an attacker is detected while also slowing down key steps…

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Source: IRS Statement on the “Get Transcript” Application Here we go again.  100,000 households at risk of having their tax returns fraudulently filed next year.  It’s a major hassle to fix this if it happens to you. Organizations somehow think offering free credit monitoring is an acceptable consolation prize?  At this breach rate, many households…

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  Smart Grid Oregon has re-launched as Smart Grid Northwest, expanding our reach and including many new key members throughout the region.   Read the press release here. I’m also pleased to announce that I have joined the organization’s Board of Directors along with several key executives and influencers from organizations in Washington.   The organization is…

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Just submitted a proposal to Oregon InC on behalf of Smart Grid Oregon to fund an accelerator program.    That was quite a project, envisioning the program, building consensus to support it, drafting the proposal with input from SGO board members and 3rd party reviewers, soliciting endorsements from key stakeholders.    These types of projects are always…

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