Mark Sangster is an award-winning speaker at international conferences and on prestigious stages including the Harvard Law School, and an author on various subjects related to cyber security. He is a contributor to several leading industry publications (CSO Magazine, SC Magazine, LegalTech News), an invited speaker at 40+ conferences a year, and a regular guest on well-respected podcasts.
His thought-provoking work and perspective on shifting risk trends has influenced industry thought leaders, and he is a go-to subject matter expert on data breach events for leading publications and media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal and The CBC. Mark has served on the LegalSEC Council with the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), and now advises the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) on their cyber security policies.
His 25-year career was established with industry giants like Intel Corporation, BlackBerry, and Cisco Systems. At BlackBerry, Mark worked on the first secure devices for government agencies. Since then, he has continued to build mutually beneficial relationships with regulatory agencies in key industry sectors including legal, finance, healthcare and manufacturing.
Mark currently serves as the Principal Evangelist and VP of Industry Security Strategies for the Gartner recognized security leader eSentire, Inc.
"Mark has done an excellent job of turning “war stories” – the campfire tales we entertain each other with at the bar – into an entertaining and informative book. If you’re an executive concerned about protecting your organization from cybercrime, pick up this book; you don’t need to be knowledgeable in cybersecurity to get something valuable out of it."
Jon Washburn, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Stoel Rives LLP
As North Korea's primary rival, and challenged by the impacts of COVID-19 and the increased threat surface from home based workforce models, it's not surprising that the DPRK would take advantage of the United States at this time.
Victim companies are reluctant to publish details about data breaches because they fear lawsuits, embarrassment or rejection of insurance claims, said Mark Sangster, industry security strategist at cybersecurity company eSentire Inc.
The loyalty numbers, history and traveler preferences, exposed in the Marriott 2020 Data Breach, allow criminals to tailor phishing campaigns with individualized schemes that become almost impossible to detect with the naked eye
In a more distributed, yet interconnected world, the notion of the court system as a physical entity continues to diminish. Perhaps a virtual court has a further global reach than a brick-and-mortar facility , but this emerging reality also brings serious questions.
If you’re an organization whose machinery relies heavily on computerized systems to operate, you must apply behavior-based alerting and enforce “least privilege” access throughout systems.
All too often what happens in cyber events is that one single source is kind of at is considered at fault. That lets the company and everybody off the hook.
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