Topic: Security and Disaster Recovery

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4 Ways to Create a Better Cybersecurity Plan

When it comes to cybersecurity, there’s strength in numbers. In my role as CenturyLink’s chief security officer, I oversee the strategy to protect CenturyLink’s clients, employees and 600,000+ miles of network. Our team has stopped bad actors at the highest levels for … Read more…

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Where Are all the Cybersecurity Experts?

Cybersecurity threats are evolving rapidly as recent headlines demonstrate in stark terms. This New York Times story draws the parallels between the WannaCry attack and the more recent attack that went global after starting in Ukraine. A similar tool set … Read more…

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Hurricane Season Is Here: Is Your Business Ready?

We are in full-on hurricane season. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria remind us that even when you know a disaster is out there, you can’t always avoid it. CenturyLink wishes everyone in the affected hurricane areas our continued thoughts and … Read more…

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Lights, Camera, Action! Cybersecurity experts share insights from Interop Las Vegas and Black Hat 2017

Check your smartwatch. How long has it been since your enterprise experienced a cybersecurity attack? In a rapidly expanding threat environment, it probably isn’t very long at all – even if the attack was not successful.

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On The Road Again: The Cybersecurity Good Guys Help You Take on The Bad Guys

Cybersecurity is once again on everyone’s mind as the latest major data breach grabs headlines, creates potential victims of identity theft and calls into question the overall security of major players in the financial system. The latest cybersecurity breach offers … Read more…

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Practicing Good Cyber Hygiene: Avoid the Dangers of Phishing

In the technology world, it’s important to stay on top of the latest threats. Strong IT security is based on education – always learning, understanding, and preparing the environment for what comes next. In our business, we call it practicing … Read more…

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Why Cybersecurity Is a Risk-Management Problem

Enterprise businesses face a world of constantly changing and growing cybersecurity threats today. But many still make the mistake of viewing cybersecurity as merely an information technology problem. Organizations need to shift their thinking to a strategic risk-management model for … Read more…

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The Four Types of Cybersecurity Adversaries and How to Defend Against Them

As CenturyLink’s Chief Security Officer, I am tasked with the challenge of overseeing the risk mitigation strategy to protect CenturyLink’s clients, employees and more than 600,000 miles of network. But when I speak of the current state of cybersecurity, I … Read more…