Advancing cybersecurity

Through our books, interviews, speeches, testimony and practice, we have anticipated and advanced some of the most important developments in the history of cybersecurity.

Leadership

Jack J. Domet

Jack J. Domet is a management expert with more than twenty-five years’ experience in helping multinational corporations adapt to shifts in technology, globalization, and consumerism through organizational change.

Thomas J. Parenty

Thomas J. Parenty is an international cybersecurity and privacy expert who, over the course of more than thirty-five years, has worked at the National Security Agency and advised other government agencies and corporations across the globe.

Contributions to the public interest

Across four decades, Archefact Group’s founders have advanced cybersecurity practices, policy and education through consequential actions.

Timeline

1984   The Decision at NSA
1995   NIST’s Cybersecurity Beginnings
1997   Presidential Commission
1999   Encryption Export Controls
2001   NIST Oversight
2003   Trust Framework
2008   Cyber Regulations Deciphered
2012   Medical Information Protection
2019   Digital Stewardship

Practical Advice for Leaders

In collaboration with Harvard Business Review Press, Archefact Group’s founders have written two books to give boards, executive teams and managers practical advice and concrete direction to fulfill their cybersecurity responsibilities and protect their companies from cyberattack.

A Leader’s Guide to Cybersecurity

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Digital Defense

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Press

December 03, 2019
Harvard Business Review IdeaCast

Cybersecurity Isn’t Only a Tech Problem

In a recent HBR IdeaCast, Thomas Parenty and Jack Domet say that most organizations' approach to cybersecurity is all wrong.

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October 22, 2019
Harvard Business Review

Sizing Up Your Cyberrisks

Archefact founders Jack Domet and Thomas Parenty are featured in the November/December issue of Harvard Business Review.

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December 13, 2019
European Business

Cybersecurity is a leadership responsibility

A discussion on why cybersecurity is a leadership topic and how corporate leaders can manage cyber risks, defend their company and lead in a cyber crisis.

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May 15, 2017
The New York Times

China, Addicted to Bootleg Software, Reels From Ransomware Attack

"Using copied software and other media has become embedded in China’s computing culture...the only way I see this changing things is if the central government decides there is a risk to critical infrastructure from this threat and force people to buy legitimate software. But I don’t see that happening right now.”

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June 23, 2005
The Economist

The Leaky Corporation

“But the problem is often a lack of understanding by senior managers not just of technology but of business processes… no one in the organisation bothers to look at the value of what data they hold, the consequences if something bad happens to it, and the appropriate mechanisms to prevent that from happening.”

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December 10, 2003
CNN

Cybersecurity Enters Boardroom

How to support an "always on" business environment, yet defend assets from cyber attack via the Internet, is now a major concern. "If you have all your protection up-to-date it still doesn't allow you to answer questions such as are my customer financial records safe or are the designs for a new product protected from competitors."

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