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CNBC Interview Featuring our CTO: Security Takes a Backseat in Tech

Posted April 22, 2013    Sarah Lieber


Marc Maiffret, our CTO, was interviewed earlier today in the UK on CNBC. He tells CNBC most aspects of society are being built around technology and most companies aren’t building technology with security in mind.

In the interview, Marc states: “Most aspects of society today are being built around technology from every facet. If you take a look, most companies aren’t building technology with security in mind, but it’s usually an after-thought after the bad things have already happened.”

Take a few minutes (6, to be exact) to get Marc’s executive insight on the security landscape today and how we can start to build technology with security in mind.

Watch the Full CNBC Interview Now.

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