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.”

To read the full article, click here

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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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19 Mar Mike is on The Edward Woodson Show

Screen shot 2014-03-19 at 7.47.33 AMMike had the opportunity to chat with Edward Woodson on Monday. If you aren’t familiar with Edward, here a blurb about him from his website:

If you haven’t heard of him yet, you soon will. As a Lawyer, Investor, Actor, Model and Entrepreneur, Edward has the perfect eclectic blend of experience, insight, humor and laid back attitude that is quickly making him our days most unique voice for exposing the naked truth of the everyday crisis-mongering of politicians and their media minions.

Not only is he easy to like for his enthusiasm and rare wit, but his mind moves quickly and makes connections with all kinds of topics. That creates his high-energy thought-provoking commentary with serious laughing out loud reactions from both sides of the issues. He is a favorite of leading journalists for his enjoyable personality, quick perceptiveness and interviewing ease. Many of today’s key players on the national scene keep Edward Woodson on their short list.

To listen to Edward’s interview of Mike, click HERE and choose to listen to the show from 03.17.2014. Mike joins the show about 20 minutes into the show.


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