Ashwin Krishnan

Opinions expressed by ICN authors are their own.

Ashwin Krishnan is a cyber moralist, cybersecurity evangelist, board advisor, podcaster, author and blogger with over two decades of hi-tech executive experience in the cybersecurity and virtualization domain. One of the coauthors of Mobile Security for Dummies and a recognized thought leader, he is a regular columnist with CSOOnline.com, ITSPMagazine, ThriveGlobal, CPOMagazine and Qrius.

He also regularly contributes to other publications including LightReading.com, Securitynow.com, CIOreview.com , SDxcentral.com, Virtual-Strategy.com, SoftwareMag.com, TEISS.co.uk and CloudTweaks.com.

He is also frequently quoted in such publications as Erpscan.com, DigitalGuardian, FutureOfEverything.com, TalkinCloud.com, EnterpriseProject, MRC and SiliconIndia.com. His speaking engagements include Mobile World Congress, CSA World Congress, ISACA, RSA Security Conference, VMWorld, Telecom Industry Association and Product Camp Silicon Valley.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Ashwin Krishnan and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

The unintended consequences of GDPR

The best way to connect with a distracted and time-crunched security buyer

The best way to connect with a distracted and time-crunched security buyer

These four techniques will help you rise above the noise – warning some of it may be uncomfortable.

Our digital data is more valuable than our non-digital data. So why do we care less?

Our digital data is more valuable than our non-digital data. So why do we care less?

A framework to protect our digital data using a shared responsibility model based on data value.

How has your behavior changed thanks to Uber?

How has your behavior changed thanks to Uber?

Lessons in privacy and hygiene in the face of ubiquity and convenience.

Are you going to meet your ‘Waterloo’ in cyberspace?

Are you going to meet your ‘Waterloo’ in cyberspace?

Why the dependency on a single platform is a serious problem – and why consumers and businesses need to diversify now!

Do you know who the new Guardians of the Galaxy are? It’s the morally upright CISOs

Do you know who the new Guardians of the Galaxy are? It’s the morally upright CISOs

The digital consumer’s new best friend in large enterprises is the CISO – the custodians of the enterprise assets are now expanding their vision to include your and my data (at least the morally upright and forward-thinking ones)

GDPR is more important than ever: The Cambridge Analytica-Facebook meltdown

GDPR is more important than ever: The Cambridge Analytica-Facebook meltdown

Why its critical – existential in fact – for us to do our own “analytica” in this day and age.

What unintended consequences the General Data Protection Regulation could have

What unintended consequences the General Data Protection Regulation could have

Europe's General Data Protection Regulation could have effects you may not have realized watching webinars or listening to the consultants.

GDPR is not just a regulatory framework. It’s also a moral and existential blueprint

GDPR is not just a regulatory framework. It’s also a moral and existential blueprint

The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation is a genuine renaissance for data protection – and not just for EU, but for all humanity.

The ‘gig economy’ comes to your data center security – on-demand, obviously!

The ‘gig economy’ comes to your data center security – on-demand, obviously!

The current status quo is broken. We can no longer be reactionary – we must be revolutionary.

Why staging a fake attack is only real thing to keep you secure

Why staging a fake attack is only real thing to keep you secure

How the Napa County fires opened my eyes to the readiness - or lack thereof - most of us are to a real disaster, physical or digital.

What too much power in the hands of one means for security

What too much power in the hands of one means for security

I did not realize so much power given to one employee posed such a security risk.

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