Ashwin Krishnan

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Ashwin Krishnan is the COO of UberKnowledge, a cybersecurity knowledge sharing, training and compliance organization.

As a former vendor hi-tech executive in the cybersecurity and cloud domain he has turned writer, podcaster and speaker. His focus is on simplifying technology trends and complex topics such as security, artificial intelligence and ethics through enduring analogies which he shares on his blog and his talks. Ashwin is the author of “Mobile Security for Dummies,” and as a recognized thought-leader he contributes to a variety of publications, including Entrepreneur Magazine.

Ashwin is a regular host with CISOs on podcasts such as the Cyber Security Dispatch where he bridges the education gap between what the security practitioners need and what the vendors provide; as a tech ethics evangelist he is frequently on main stage at conferences educating and empowering consumers and vendors alike on the role of ethics in tech; his recent speaking engagements include the Smart Home Conference, Fog Computing Congress, and the Global AI Conference.

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.

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The home analogy – security redefined for the hybrid world

The home analogy – security redefined for the hybrid world

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Your gardener wants access to your house safe

Your gardener wants access to your house safe

What we would balk at in the real world, we give with impunity in our digital universe.

The unintended consequences of GDPR

The unintended consequences of GDPR

This is not what the regulators had in mind. Business leaders, ignore at your own peril.

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.

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