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COMMENTARY: The conundrum of artificial intelligence



COMMENTARY: The conundrum of artificial intelligence
Rod takes a look at the profound questions raised by the rapid development of artificial intelligence, the basis for three of his new ventures.
When […]

October 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Seven Lessons I learned from Richard Branson



Seven Lessons I learned from Richard Branson
Rod got a full dose of what makes Virgin founder Richard Branson so successful in a recent visit to Necker Island.

My wife Patrice […]

September 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Was China behind the OPM breach?



Former Director of the National Cybersecurity Center Rod Beckstrom discusses the cybersecurity breach at the Office of Personnel Management and the resignation of the agency’s director.

U.S. Blames China for Massive Hack



Former National Cybersecurity Center Director Rod Beckstrom interviewed on CNN about the recent massive hack of the U.S. government.
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How Hackers Can Use Your IRS Information



Former National Cybersecurity Center Director Rod Beckstrom and Former Cyber Advisor to President Obama Howard Schmidt provide insight into the IRS hack.

The Case for a Global Cybersecurity Strategy



The World Economic Forum looks to raise awareness and improve cybersecurity, one organization at a time.

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The World Economic Forum looks to raise awareness […]

February 17th, 2015|Cybersecurity, Popular Topics|

CyberVaR: Quantifying the risk of loss from cyber attacks

Rod Beckstrom

CyberVaR: Quantifying the risk of loss from cyber attacks
New concept offers more accurate method of predicting losses

What is cyberVaR?
CyberVaR, or cyber Value at Risk, is a risk estimation method that […]

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    COMMENTARY: Who’s Got Your Data? And What Are They Doing With It?

COMMENTARY: Who’s Got Your Data? And What Are They Doing With It?

Rod Beckstrom

COMMENTARY: Who’s Got Your Data? And What Are They Doing With It?
The right to be forgotten online isn’t enough: we need the right to know – and the right […]

December 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Driving Towards the Future



Driving Towards the Future

Rod’s recent car purchase has made him a huge fan of Tesla. And it’s got him thinking about a world where electric and driverless cars are […]

December 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Rod Beckstrom chats with Howard A. Schmidt

Rod Beckstrom

Rod chats with Howard A. Schmidt
Recently, Rod spoke with the former White House cyber security chief and partner in Ridge-Schmidt Cyber about Edward Snowden, the Heartbleed bug and life […]

December 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|