By Jon Munshaw.
Welcome to this week’s edition of the Threat Source newsletter.
I’m still decompressing from Cisco Live and the most human interaction I’ve had in a year and a half.
But after spending a few days on the show floor and interacting with everyone, there are a few things that stand out to me about the state of security and what people are interested in at Cisco Live. So, I wanted to take some time to highlight a few things that stood out to me at this year’s Cisco Live. Editor’s note: The Threat Source newsletter will be on a summer break next week, so no new edition!
Don’t think about the worst
A lot of our lightning talks at the Cisco Secure Pub this week centered around some crazy days, many of which left us scrambling — the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, Log4J, Kaseya, you name it. The problem is no one wants to think about how awful these days are.
During these talks, I saw a lot of heads in the audience nodding around how we need to be prepared for the worst, but no one wants to talk about that. Who wants to be