Kevin Durkin's Latest Blogs

8 total posts.

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How a Cloud Security Company Runs Its Security Council

Kevin Durkin

February 5, 2018

At Threat Stack, we believe in building a security culture that starts at the top and functions as a cross-organizational discipline. Achieving this ...

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5 Security Blogs Your CFO Needs to Read

Kevin Durkin

September 28, 2017

Before I started working at Threat Stack, security was not always at the top of my priority list. Now, as the CFO of a leading cloud security ...

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Five Questions to Ask When a Customer or Partner Asks You to Become Compliant

Kevin Durkin

May 5, 2017

If you operate in a regulated industry, or have customers or partners who do, being compliant is non-negotiable. If regulatory requirements mandate ...

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How to Answer Your Board’s Tough Security Questions

Kevin Durkin

March 7, 2017

Picture the scene: You’re at the monthly board of directors meeting when someone asks, “So, what are you guys doing about security?” Even ...

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W-2 Phishing Scams: What You Need to Know to Stay Secure

Kevin Durkin

February 10, 2017

The IRS recently issued a warning that W-2 phishing scams are on the rise. In fact, 29,000 victims have already been claimed in 2017 to date! The ...

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5 Factors to Consider When Building Your Security Budget

Kevin Durkin

November 22, 2016

I have worked in finance roles in the tech industry for much of my career, but since joining Threat Stack I’ve had my eyes opened wide to the world ...

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Invest in Security Using a 4 Point Plan

Kevin Durkin

September 23, 2016

In an earlier blog post I wrote about looking at security as an investment (as opposed to an expense), focusing on the value that an ...

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A CFO’s Perspective on the Real Value of Cloud Security

Kevin Durkin

June 21, 2016

In the time I’ve been CFO at Threat Stack, I’ve had some interesting discussions about cloud security with fellow CFOs at a few of our customers ...