Why Moonshots Fail
Addressing Macro vs. Micro Behaviors in Cybersecurity
Tech and historical purists will tell you that the term moonshot is overused and misinterpreted. They might even tell you that there was really only one true moonshot that started in 1961 and any other initiatives that call themselves moonshots are just copycats. The truth is, what we call our centralized, transformational effort to mobilize and fix cybersecurity doesn’t matter. What does matter is that we are able to galvanize a movement and term moonshot is an appropriate way to capture the magnitude of the work ahead of us.
CISOs Role in Shaping Public Policy
As Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs), we often see ourselves as change agents inside our organization and are often judged on our ability to introduce and maintain a security culture. But, fundamental change is hard and often seen as disruptive by those charged with the day-to-day management and product development inside our organizations.
Addressing The Speed-to-Market Paradigm
It is my experience there are a lot of unhealthy behaviors across the tech ecosystem that must change before cybersecurity improves. So, what should we do about it?
Building the Foundation for a Cybersecurity Movement
The rapid pace of product development that comes with a competitive landscape often comes at a price, poor security.
Exploring the Role of Enlightened Leadership in Moonshots
During a recent visit to Capitol Hill a Congressman asked me: “Do you really think the American public care about cybersecurity?”
Who will emerge to become the enlightened leadership we need to make cybersecurity a national priority? Here's a historical look at other moonshots.