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.

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

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.

How companies are ‘stumbling’ into cloud through digital transformation

How companies are ‘stumbling’ into cloud through digital transformation

And what that means to you and me...

You may have the 'right to be forgotten’ – but you still need to know who to ask and what to ask for

You may have the 'right to be forgotten’ – but you still need to know who to ask and what to ask for

What does 'right to be forgotten' from the GDPR mandate really mean? And is there an important step before we get to 'forgotten' that we are glossing over?

Why the ‘Equifax’ breach could be the gift that keeps on giving

Why the ‘Equifax’ breach could be the gift that keeps on giving

While there are many vendors and consultants trying to outdo each other on the how's and why's of the breach, for IT departments who are wondering if they're next, there's a strategy to use this breach to get ahead. But that involves...

A different look at the Equifax fiasco - the human element behind it!

While pseudo-experts and headline seeking vendors are all offering sage advice and peddling solutions, there is a human element behind this - and I contend hundreds of similar enterprises worldwide - that may be at the core of the...

From Equifax to Equi-'enterprise'

From Equifax to Equi-'enterprise'

By now the Equifax debacle, disaster, ineptitude...has been wildly chastised and 1 in 2 Americans impacted by this have (or should have) taken corrective action. There is a lesson to be learned here not just by you and I as consumers,...

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