The PKI Guy's Q&A Series

Mark B. Cooper, known as The PKI Guy, talks with a wide variety of experts who share their insights on current technologies, new developments, and what's on the horizon. Learn more about cybersecurity threats and trends, how enterprises can take action, and industry happenings. Check back regularly!

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A Look Back at Conversations with the Brightest Minds in Cybersecurity

By ThePKIGuy | January 9, 2020

What an incredible, action-packed year 2019 turned out to be in cybersecurity. Throughout the past year, I interviewed industry experts, authors, and technology luminaries with topics ranging from quantum computing to authentication to top security threats to PKI evolution. Below are highlights from the 2019 The PKI Guy’s Q&A Series. Keep checking back to read…

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The PKI Guy talks quantum computing with Roger A. Grimes

By ThePKIGuy | December 10, 2019

Q&A with Roger A. Grimes, IDG/CSOOnline security columnist and Data-Driven Defense Evangelist for KnowBe4, Inc.  TPG: What’s the worst malware you’ve seen lately? RG: Ransomware in general. You’ve got tons of companies going down for days to weeks. Ten percent of small businesses never recover and go out of business. Most companies are paying the…

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The PKI Guy discusses security threats with Alex Momot of Remme

By ThePKIGuy | November 8, 2019

Q&A with Alex Momot, CEO of Remme TPG: What do you see as the biggest security threats organizations are facing today? AM: There are a lot of them. But the ones that I see as most critical right now are phishing and shadow IT. Both of them are also partly personnel issues. With phishing, organizations…

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The PKI Guy talks identity management with Jay Schiavo of Entrust Datacard

By ThePKIGuy | October 15, 2019

Q&A with Jay Schiavo, vice president of Entrust Certificate Services Markets, Entrust Datacard TPG: How will nCipher Security strengthen Entrust Datacard’s offering to secure data and verify identities, and reduce risks? JS: The acquisition of the nCipher general purpose HSM business allows Entrust Datacard to provide our customers with solutions that exceed expectations for high-assurance use cases…

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The PKI Guy talks security with Dr. Thorsten Groetker of Utimaco

By ThePKIGuy | September 10, 2019

Q&A with Dr. Thorsten Groetker, chief technology officer, Utimaco TPG: What are enterprises’ top security concerns? TG: Large enterprises have security concerns on many different layers; from secure single sign-on solutions for individual users to security in the cloud. Often, all those challenges must be addressed with an eye on regulatory requirements. How to maintain…

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The PKI Guy discusses AI and security with technologist and author Charles Jennings

By ThePKIGuy | August 20, 2019

Q&A with Charles Jennings, author of the new book Artificial Intelligence: Rise of the Lightspeed Learners TPG: What are some misconceptions about AI? CJ: At a rudimentary level, many people conflate AIs with robots — I’ve seen major articles in both the New York Times and the New Yorker which have done so this year.…

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