04 Dec When the FTC Attacks…

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I interview Mike Daugherty – author of The Devil Inside the Beltway live from the Security Advisor Alliance first-ever Summit in Dallas, TX. Mike was kind enough to sit down with me (twice, thanks to a tech failure) and tell his absolutely surreal story of what happened to him, his company at the hands of what can only be described as an insane situation.

If you own a business, or manage a business, or work in enterprise — you need to hear Mike’s story. If it wasn’t documented and video recorded, you’d never believe it’s true.

Truth be told, I’ve been a supporter of the FTC as an advocate for the victims of breaches – the person who’s information is stolen. After hearing Mike’s story… I have had my mind completely changed.

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25 Nov LabMD CEO Speaks About FTC Legal Battle

Michael was interviewed, drop by the post and listen to the interview here

After seven contentious years, LabMD won a major victory in its legal battle with the Federal Trade Commission. But CEO Michael Daugherty says his recent triumph could be short-lived, and he’s hoping – long term – that he case shines a new light on FTC’s data security enforcement practices.


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06 Sep Who is The Devil Inside the Beltway?

Maybe it should be called Devils, as Mike Daugherty comments on the DC mentality that we are witnessing today…Hillary’s email server, GOP shock at Donald Trump’s campaign, Obama in Alaska while a child washes up on the shore. Every day, every moment we are seeing the storm clouds form over due to the behaviors of the Devil Inside the Beltway. Michael J Daugherty crystallizes what creates all these monsters.


Stay tuned for an 8 part installment of videos describing Michael’s story. The first one to be shared next week.

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23 Aug Michael appearing on CBN News

Michael recently appeared on CBN News to discuss hacking. See the click on Michael on the broadcast below.

Hundreds of thousands of Americans will soon get letters from the IRS and it’s not good news.

The agency will be informing more than 330,000 people that their accounts may have been hacked.

Cyber security expert Michael Daugherty told CBN News there’s not much you can do to protect yourself once the government has your information.

The problem is most of the danger is where you have already sent your information — the government,” he said. “Big medical facilities, banks, financial.”

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11 Jan Listen to Michael live with Vic Wheaton on Security Current


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Listen to the interview HERE


LabMD processes medical specimens. One day, a security services company emailed them advising that its patented searching software, which looks for problems caused by peer-to-peer applications, found a file with sensitive information.

The security company offered its services at $475 an hour in what was interpreted as a shakedown. LabMD refused to play and refused to pay, choosing to mitigate the problem themselves.

The security company turned over its finding to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) leading to a multi-year, resource-draining battle by LabMD to try prove that they did nothing wrong.

Security Current’s Vic Wheatman spoke with LabMD’s CEO Mike Daugherty, author of The Devil Inside the Beltway: The Shocking Expose of the US Government’s Surveillance and Overreach into Cybersecurity, Medicine and Small Business. Daugherty talks about taking on a government bureaucracy over matters of principle.

Also, read Security Current’s Richard Stiennon’s review of Daugherty’s book.

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