Derek is the President of FourV Systems, responsible for building the FourV team, developing the product and service offerings, and capturing market share for the company. Previously, Derek was a co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Lookingglass Cyber Solutions, and was a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at the world-renowned CERT® at Carnegie Mellon University. His professional career started as a communications and computer systems officer in the U.S. Air Force, supporting tactical communications missions throughout Central and South America. He enjoys good food, good drinks, good music, and good company.
Articles By Derek
How to Make Security a "Value Center" for Your Organization
As a CISO, you are probably familiar with executives in your company viewing security operations as a necessary cost center (on which spending should be tightly managed), rather than as an asset that could create value and benefit the organization. By understanding how to communicate proficiently with these executives, you could change their attitude.
Why CISOs Are Running Out of Room in Their Budgets
As a CISO, you are undoubtedly aware of the constraints on your IT security budget in 2017, although you might not understand the exact reasons why finances are so stretched. Is it simply a lack of investment by companies, or is there something more taking place?
Cyber Security Data: The Decision-Making Process
“How long does it take to make decisions from cyber security data?”
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