Every few years, a new cybersecurity fad emerges promising to revolutionize the way we do business. Once upon a time, we heard of DevSecOps. …


I want to tell you a story about my dear friend Erin Valenti, who sadly passed away recently. …


Today is my last day in Denver, Colorado. After nearly 7 years in the great American west, I am moving back to Washington, D.C. to be closer to friends and family and to continue my work in cybersecurity. …


I recently took some time off from my life to travel to India. Like many of you, I am a classic workaholic who has been focused on executing towards success with a nearly maniacal focus. To achieve in my professional goals, I have created a life for myself centered entirely…


Recently, I was asked by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and his economic development staff to participate in a trade mission to India. Leadership from the Office of Economic Development and International Trade made the trip, along with the Governor, and a small but thoughtful group of entrepreneurs, academics, and business…


I often feel that we are losing the race for discovery and exploration because we care so much about noise, so much about optics, and so much about politics. Now, we have to make a choice. We need a commitment to achieve. …


TL;DR: Love harder and make your own way by embracing risk.

Lately, I’ve been noticing a disturbing trend amongst so many in business and politics. People are playing it safe — for what, I have no idea. …


Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times

Over the past 50 years of American life, there has been a significant shift in who serves in the U.S. Armed Forces. As a result, most Americans are less and less in touch with the realities of military life, the struggles and victories of those who serve, and the truth…


In the effort to commit code and ship product, it is all too common that even the most talented developers and product owners will make classic mistakes. Deadlines and constraints make people do things we otherwise wouldn’t do. Some times that’s good — others times it’ll kill you.

This is…


I have been thinking a lot about the place of faith in my life. Most people approach it as a religious concept — myself included — but I have always also understood it to be philosophical in nature as well. Regardless of your position on organized religion, faith is a…

Alex Kreilein

Cybersecurity executive, recovering startup founder, tech philosopher, hacker, traveler, early-stage investor. Independent. Faithful optimist.

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