The team at Forbes Magazine's Tech Council asked me to write up the lessons we have learned over the last 8 years of helping you keep the bad guys out of your network. It took me a while, but the article was published a few days ago.
The editorial process was professional, and they asked me to provide links to pretty much every claim I made. Turned out to be a very interesting exercise, because it allowed me to summarize a lot of what I have said here in the last few years.
It was written for C-level executives, and has three business lessons that are powerful ammo to get infosec budget approval. This is a 3-minute read. I strongly recommend you read it yourself, forward the link to your C-level execs, and ask for your budget.
The Russia Problem: What Businesses Can Learn From Cyberwarfare
The story starts with: "As someone who has built IT security companies from the ground up and dealt with the growing issue of malware for well over 15 years now, the last thing I expected when I started my current company is that I would have to become somewhat of a Kremlinologist." Full story:
PS: Please forward this Forbes link to your friends? This may help them too.