Thursday, December 3, 2020

“The people who are least capable of defending themselves against sophisticated attackers are not the large corporations that have billion-dollar cybersecurity budgets, that have IT staffs and teams of professionals. It’s either small businesses, or individuals.”
– Sumit Agarwal –

Stanford University and the Modern War Institute have been regularly publishing content from their modern warfare class and the most recent one focused on cybersecurity was especially relevant for the business community. Their guest lecturer discusses the current cyber landscape and makes a few pointed observations that call into question why things are the way they are. Questioning fundamental assumptions is a key part of a leader’s role and, to dive deeper on Sumit’s take, Click here for Teaching Technology, Innovation, and Modern War at Stanford, Part 6: Cyber and Space.

Stay safe. Stay healthy. Be strong. Lead well.