Druce MacFarlane

Druce MacFarlane is vice president of products and marketing with Bricata. He has more than two decades of progressive product management and marketing leadership experience with network and cybersecurity organizations ranging from large corporations to smaller startups, including FireEye, Aruba and Netscout.

Druce previously ran the products organization at Cyphort and helped McAfee transition during its spin out from Intel Corporation.

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

Why it’s harder for threats to hide behavior on a corporate network

Why a controversial cybersecurity prediction about IDS from 2003 is still relevant

Why a controversial cybersecurity prediction about IDS from 2003 is still relevant

The complicating factors that prompted a technology analyst to label the market as obsolete 14 years ago still persist today; it remains a rallying cry for greater security innovation.

The interdependency of people, policy and products amid a cybersecurity talent shortage

The interdependency of people, policy and products amid a cybersecurity talent shortage

As the shortage of skilled security staff widens, the effects on policy and products in overall security organization must be factored into the choice to pursue alternative sources of talent.

Change management: Equifax highlighted the vulnerability gap between disclosure and patch

Change management: Equifax highlighted the vulnerability gap between disclosure and patch

The Equifax breach highlighted a gap between the disclosure of a vulnerability and the implementation of a patch as a result of change management process. Adversaries seek out unpatched targets in this period of time which...

Why even smaller enterprises should consider nation-state quality cyber defenses

Why even smaller enterprises should consider nation-state quality cyber defenses

The modern threat landscape has evolved to the degree that even smaller enterprises may find themselves victim to a previously unthinkable attack.

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