Adam is a two-time successfully exited tech Entrepreneur specializing in cybersecurity startups, known for building embryonic tech ideas into scalable products and businesses that support enterprise customers. His experience in enterprise product management, security and risk consulting for large commercial and government clients, and service with the US Air Force as a cyberspace operations officer has uniquely shaped his perspectives in building scalable tech startups.
Even though we are seeing rising awareness around the issue, breaches and the resulting negative impact are still staggeringly high, while the prevalence of continuous monitoring remains concerningly low. Third-party cyber risk can only become a strategic priority through clear and frequent briefings to the senior executive team and the Board. So long as it remains a line item only discussed once or twice a year – or less often – then cyber risk management will continue to languish from a strategic perspective until an inevitable cyber event leaks data, disrupts operations, or embarrasses the firm.24 February 2022