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The History and Future of the Cybersecurity Industry

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  • (1:30) - The Who, What and How Behind Cyber Attacks
  • (5:50) - What Have We Learned From These Attacks?
  • (14:00) - Can We Trust The Companies Who Protect Our Information?
  • (20:20) -  Episode Roundup: Podcast@Zacks.com

On today’s episode of the Tech Talk Tuesday podcast, Ryan McQueeney is joined by Paul McGough, a cybersecurity expert and the founder of Qwyit LLC, to discuss the history of his industry and what investors should expect next from its core businesses.

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Paul is both the founder and chief technology officer of Qwyit. His firm developed QwyitTalk, a Security as a Service platform that allows any communications product to offer secure, private messaging through a simple connection to the platform.

Perhaps more importantly, Paul is a telecommunications expert with over 35 years of experience handling financial, project management, database applications and security systems. He has a unique perspective on the history of cybersecurity, and his insight on the industry is valuable.

Paul and Ryan discussed some of the major lessons that we have learned from decades of data security incidents and attacks, as well as the specifics of what a breach looks like on the ground level. The pair also highlighted some things that casual observers need to know about their own security and pointed to some new trends emerging in the industry.

Make sure to check out the show to learn more! Investors interested in some different strategies in this industry should check out the First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF (CIBR - Free Report) and the PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF (HACK - Free Report) .

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