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Marc Maiffret Interviewed on Fox News: How Safe is Consumer Data on the ObamaCare Website?

Yesterday, Marc Maiffret appeared as a special guest of “The Willis Report” on Fox News where he discussed how safe consumer data is on the ObamaCare website. As background, according to news reports, ObamaCare continues to leave consumer data vulnerable to theft months after security problems were first exposed. In the wake of a Christmas-season…

Post by Mike Yaffe January 17, 2014
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Marc Maiffret Interviewed on CNN: the ‘hacking war’ between the US and Syria

Last week CNN broadcast an investigative story about a potential ‘hacking war’ between the US and Syria, in light of possible US military strikes on Syria.  They wanted to know more about the ‘Syrian Electronic Army’, which shut down the NY Times website last week.  So the CNN team called on Marc to help explain…

Post by Mike Yaffe September 4, 2013
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Our CTO Interviewed on CNN: Man exposes Facebook security flaw

Marc Maiffret spoke on CNN earlier today about the Palestinian IT specialist, Khalil Shreateh, who exposed a Facebook security flaw and due to miscommunication, was not awarded a bounty for his work. A quick excerpt and a link to the interview are below. “He found a great vulnerability in Facebook, he tried to report it responsibly in…

Post by Sarah Lieber August 19, 2013
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Our CTO, Marc Maiffret Interviewed on USA Today

Marc Maiffret, BeyondTrust’s CTO, was recently interviewed on USA Today in the article, “The long road from Code Red to Microsoft’s bug bounty”, where he discussed with Byron Acohido Microsoft’s concession to finally begin paying bug bounties. They talked about why this is a big deal for Microsoft and what Maiffret thinks about this new program. An excerpt…

Post by Sarah Lieber June 21, 2013
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CNBC Interview Featuring our CTO: Security Takes a Backseat in Tech

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…

Post by Sarah Lieber April 22, 2013
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Closing the Door on Hackers – from the New York Times

I recently had the pleasure of contributing an Op-Ed piece to The New York Times. In the article, I talk about some of the aspects of cyber-security that I think are far too-often left out of mainstream media discussions. Specifically, the shared burden that all of us in the technology industry should feel in helping…

Post by Marc Maiffret April 5, 2013
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BeyondTrust CTO sits down with IT Harvest’s Richard Steinnon

BeyondTrust’s CTO, Marc Maiffret, recently sat down with IT Harvest’s Richard Steinnon to discuss a wide range of topics surrounding the security industry today, including the accelerated rate of attacks we’re currently seeing, what our customers are doing to protect themselves, and they even discuss BeyondTrust’s new tagline, Beyond Traditional Security and what that means…

Post by Mike Puterbaugh March 17, 2013
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Media RoundUp | Patch Tuesday June 2012

The June 2012 installment of Patch Tuesday was easily one of the most active of the year so far, in terms industry commentary and predictions, driven by the more than two-dozen security vulnerabilities across several of Microsoft’s products. As I’m sure many of you are still catching up on the news, for your convenience I’ve…

Post by Sarah Lieber June 14, 2012
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NBC Chicago Interviews Marc Maiffret on Email Security

Recently, Marc Maiffret was interviewed on NBC Chicago about the security risks involved when unsubscribing from emails and how to best avoid being compromised by email spam (it does make up 80% of all email traffic in the United States, after all). Below is that interview and an excerpt from the article. Read the entire…

Post by Sarah Lieber May 1, 2012
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CNN Interview: Inside the Mind of a Computer Hacker

CTO Marc Maiffret discusses the recent DDoS attacks related to the recent Wikileaks:  

Post by Marc Maiffret December 10, 2010
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