Mike Duffy

Mike Duffy

Mike Duffy is the CEO of Barkly, the company advancing endpoint security by combining the strongest, smartest protection with the simplest management. Mike has a history of creating winning teams and valuable technology companies. Prior to founding Barkly, Mike led OpenPages to become the leading provider of GRC solutions for the enterprise, achieving a record growth and a global market presence that resulted in the acquisition of OpenPages by IBM in 2010. Before OpenPages, he held the role of General Manager for Intel’s wide area networking business, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing at Shiva Corporation, and led sales and marketing for internet pioneer, BBNPlanet. Mike has been the recipient of the Ernst and Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” award.

October 2, 2018 | Mike Duffy

3 Big Changes in Cybercrime Putting Small Businesses at Risk

Cybercrime business models are evolving. Small businesses are paying the price.Last year, 54% of companies experienced a successful attack that compromised their data or IT infrastructure. With malware evolving at a whirlwind pace, staying ahead of the threat landscape has never been more difficult. To further complicate things, in the first half of 2018 Barkly researchers noted several fundamental shifts in…

June 26, 2018 | Mike Duffy

SMBs: 3 Signs It’s Finally Time to Replace Your AntiVirus

Antivirus has been a foundational element of protecting endpoints at small and medium-sized businesses for going on three decades. During that time, the threat landscape has changed dramatically. Thanks to the proliferation and commodification of sophisticated hacking tools, SMBs are now seeing the types of attacks formerly leveled almost exclusively at governments and large enterprises.These new attacks — and…

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January 3, 2018 | Mike Duffy

Fileless Attacks are Driving Up Security Complexity & Costs

If you feel like it’s getting harder and more expensive to protect your company from cyber attacks, you’re not alone. From streamlined startups to global enterprises, organizations in every industry are feeling the crunch as the threats they’re facing rapidly evolve.The Ponemon Institute’s 2017 State of Endpoint Security Risk report provides a…

November 13, 2017 | Mike Duffy

Busting 5 Myths About Fileless Attacks

The threat landscape is constantly evolving, and we’re currently seeing a growing number of cyber criminals making a fundamental change in the way they carry out their attacks. Rather than installing executable files via phishing that antivirus solutions can easily scan and detect, they’re utilizing exploits, scripts, and otherwise legitimate administration tools to run malicious code…

September 18, 2017 | Mike Duffy

Machine Learning Myths

“Machine learning” is the new “it” buzzword in security. As a result, it’s being thrown around fairly loosely on vendor websites and in marketing materials. Not only is that unfortunate for anyone looking to get a straight answer on how machine learning can help their company stay more secure, it is also fostering a…

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