The hidden link between Phishing attacks and the American Data Privacy and Protection Act

On how human nature and digital literacy are connecting privacy regulations and phishing attacks. This week I read two seemingly unrelated pieces of news: one was related to the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA) being pushed for a vote in the House. The second one was on phishing attacks skyrocketing with top brands …

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A quick outlook into 2022

Top 2022 priorities for most organizations include digitization projects, enhancing hybrid work productivity, public cloud adoption, and increasing cyber-resilience. Ransomware, attacks targeting work-from-home setups, supply chain attacks, and as-a-service cyber-crime will likely dominate the threat landscape in 2022. The transition from cybersecurity to cyber-resilience is accelerating but there are steps to be made for closing …

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My takeaways from last week – Nov 22, 2021

My last week's readings were a bit peculiar. Most covered personal privacy and life stories connected to cybersecurity. So I decided to focus this post on three privacy-related takeaways from last week. The first is connected to a story from the previous week: the attack on FBI's email servers and the false warnings sent to …

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My takeaways from last week – Nov 15, 2021

What if you get an email (genuinely) from FBI telling you about an ongoing cyber attack? Would you believe it? I think I would! ...but shouldn't. Read on to see why and also to get some quick takeaways from last week. On Friday, an incident involving the FBI email servers surfaced to the public audience. …

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Five reasons to love being a Product Marketer in Cybersecurity

On quite a few occasions I’ve been asked what it is like to be a Product Marketing Manager in Cybersecurity, particularly at Bitdefender. As with Product Management, Product Marketing has variations from industry to industry and even from company to company. To bring everyone on the same page, I want to mention that in Bitdefender …

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My takeaways from last week – Nov 1, 2021

There is not boring week! By far, the most interesting news of the week for me is the Facebook renaming into Meta. But some other interesting topics caught my eyes in the past week. SEO (or SEO Poisonings in this case) becomes a tactic leveraged to deliver malware. The good old VPN is still good, …

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My takeaways from last week – Oct 18, 2021

This week it was a lot about ransomware and for good reasons, I think. It is a priority now to defend against equally for governments, businesses, and individuals. Besides ransomware, I selected a few interesting articles among which one is about user rights and one about cyber... ignorance. Read on to get my takeaways from …

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