Cybersecurity: Fighting the wrong battle with the wrong weapons

The technology industry is going about cybercrime the wrong way, according to Nuix senior VP Chris Pogue. 

In a new whitepaper, Pogue says the cyber security industry has been “fighting the wrong battle with the wrong weapons” for the last 20 years. He says in order for technology to fight cybercrime and insider threats effectively, it must first solve human vulnerabilities. 

“In the more than 2500 data breaches I have investigated, I can count exactly zero that were caused by non-human-initiated system failure,” Pogue says. “Like it or not, people are the problem.” 

Continue reading the article to learn more about human vulnerability.

Chris Pogue

Chris Pogue

Head of Services, Security and Partner Integration

Chris Pogue has more than 15 years’ experience and 2,000 breach investigations under his belt. Over his career, Chris has led multiple professional security services organizations and corporate security initiatives to investigate thousands of security breaches worldwide.

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