Blinky boxes and gobbledegook: tips for choosing a cyber-security vendor

Pattrick Smellie
Fri, 22 Nov 2019

Pattrick Smellie
Fri, 22 Nov 2019
If a cyber-security expert just tries to sell you a "blinky box" or talks non-stop tech gibberish, change providers.That's the advice of Michael Daniel, a former top White House adviser to the Obama administration on cyber-threats.Scooting through Auckland last week, Daniel paints a scary picture of a world in which the increasing interconnection of everything by digital technology is constantly increasing the potential for catastrophic failures of such essential systems as the electricity grid.That risk has reached the point where American uti...
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