Beating the Breach with Bob Gourley

Categories: Security, Risk, and Compliance

The adversaries are a highly collaborative group that shares and sells attack techniques every day. SecureWorks found that hacking a gmail account only costs $129, a corporate email account costs $500, a twitter account costs $129, and hacking wifi is a free tutorial on Youtube. In order to effectively figure out how to beat the breach we sat down with industry veteran Bob Gourley.

“The data you want is the data that your adversary doesn’t know you have” – Bob Gourley Tweet this quote twitter icon

Bob is a co-founder and partner of Cognitio and the publisher of and Bob’s first career was as a naval intelligence officer, which included operational tours in Europe and Asia. Bob was the first Director of Intelligence (J2) at the Department of Defense’s cyber defense organization JTF-CND. Following retirement from the Navy, Bob was an executive with TRW and Northrop Grumman, and then returned to government service as the CTO of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). Bob was named one of the top 25 most influential CTOs in the globe by Infoworld and was named by Washingtonian as one of DC’s “Tech Titans.” Bob’s most recent book, The Cyber Threat, provides business executives with actionable insights into the threat landscape.

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