Executive Desk

Read blogs and SecurityWeek articles from Mark Hatton, President and CEO of Core Security.

It’s that time of year where retail booms as the world goes shopping for gifts during the holiday season. It’s the time for retailers to shine. It’s also the time where retailers are most vulnerable to security risks as bad actors gear up…

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Dot Com Bubble Burst In the early 2000s, the once promising Internet bubble came crashing down causing the economy to go into a tailspin and recession. At the time, many pundits analyzed this and thought that the Internet was just a fad and was…

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In this week's SecurityWeek Article, Mark Hatton wonders if the news about the Target CEO losing his job over the breach last Fall has finally made an impression in the Boardroom? For years, the security community and regulators have been warning that things are…

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In this SecurityWeek article, Core Security's previous CEO, Mark Hatton, wonders about the lack of hype around HIPAA compliance. Every Time Technology is Used for the Greater Good, We Must Remember There is Also a Group of Malicious Opportunists Waiting to Pounce... I’ve written…

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In his latest article for SecurityWeek, Core Security's CEO, Mark Hatton, talks about Predictive vs. Proactive security and uses the snow storm in Atlanta last week as an example. On Tuesday, a rare weather phenomenon mixed with poor planning and an overdependence on cars…

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To Breach Your Organization Hackers Only Need to be Right Once. Make Sure that One Time isn’t on Your Watch by Thinking like a Bad Guy In his latest article for SecurityWeek, previous CORE Security CEO, Mark Hatton suggests a good way to…

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In his latest article for SecurityWeek, Mark Hatton shares his observations about predictive security and football. Offense sells tickets; Defense wins championships"~ Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant Jr. Not unlike most people this time of year, I try to make a point of taking…

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In My latest SecurityWeek article, I discuss where and how we are at risk in today's environment.  Ask a management team if cyber security is important to them and you’ll get an immediate affirmative. In fact, many will tell you that security is…

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In the latest of his Security Week articles, Core Security President Mark Hatton discusses how CISO's can be change agents. In some companies, the CISO has taken on a Rodney Dangerfield like character. It gets no respect! And it probably won’t until…

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I recently became a SecurityWeek contributor and I encourage you to check out my second article, Three Mistakes Companies Make When it Comes to Vulnerability Management. In security circles, “vulnerability management” is often considered a quick and easy path to threat remediation.…

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