WhiteHat Security has appointed Craig Hinkley as Chief Executive Officer of the company, taking over the position from company founder Jeremiah Grossman who took the role of interim CEO in February 2014.
While individual products and technologies are important weapons, they operate in a silo and lose sight of the bigger picture. The reality is that you can’t just rely on a single defense or a silver bullet.
While intelligence is a critical component of a mature security program, it should not drive security. A risk-driven approach provides a much more comprehensive and scientific approach that allows organizations to keep pace with today’s sophisticated threats.
As long as the “hikers and bear” analogy is told in boardrooms we will have difficulty communicating the value of a proportionate security model where we design security measures for different types of adversaries with different types of objectives.