Microsoft Ventures, in collaboration with Israel-based venture capital firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), has launched a new program at the accelerator in Tel Aviv, Israel, dedicated to cybersecurity startups.
While we can’t address security without technology, we also need to consider education. Organizations must also be committed to keeping their IT security staff highly trained on the current threat landscape and advanced approaches to security.
Software and hardware alone are not enough to manage a massive enterprise security program. You need security professionals and experienced leaders who can keep the team (and the tools) operating effectively.
Are we doing enough to ensure that we are cultivating the next generation of cyber professionals? Do we invest enough in education programs that so that students go on to institutions of higher learning with a goal of becoming a cybersecurity expert?
Successful conduct of military operations requires a unit’s clear understanding of the battle space it controls and its “area of operations”. This includes not only the terrain of the battlefield but also the capabilities, motives, and determination of the enemy they face.