What’s Missing in Democratic Debates About Russia and Election Security—Cyber Saturday

Cybersecurity received short shrift at this week’s debates between Democratic contenders for president as they jockeyed for an early lead ahead of next year’s election in the U.S. But one related topic did catch a modicum of airtime: Russian election interference. During the first night’s verbal brawl, only New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio […]

In The Presidential Debate, Biden and Buttigieg Fall Short on Race: RaceAhead

Here’s your week in review, in haiku.   1. Who deserves a bed? Soap, water, toothbrush? Which child deserves to know love?   2. When I said ‘hasta la victoria,’ I meant it generically   3. Europe is hotter than an Apple analyst’s sentimental tears   4. Please don’t meddle in U.S. elections! Okay? Okay. […]

Inclusion Was The Winner of the Democratic Debate: RaceAhead

The first of two Democratic presidential debates are in the can, with the second one coming at us like a freight train. (Fortune’s got you covered on what to expect tonight here.) Last night’s event brought out the chatty in all social networks, and the memes came early and often. (Mir?ndote, Se?or Beto.) Most observers, […]

Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality: RaceAhead

Bryan Stevenson, the Harvard-trained lawyer who has spent his career working as a passionate advocate for criminal justice reform and the wrongly convicted, is the subject of a new documentary airing tonight on HBO. You will not want to miss it. True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality is an unprecedented look at one of […]

Janelle Monáe’s Beautiful Future: RaceAhead

The party was for the vodka and a limited-edition bottle, but it was really about purpose, inclusion, and love. That’s the message behind the “A Beautiful Future” program, an alliance between Belvedere Vodka and Grammy-nominated musician, actor, creative community builder, and activist Janelle Mon?e. Mon?e was in New York City yesterday to promote her new […]

Investors Go Phishing For Gold In Cybersecurity—Cyber Saturday

Greetings. This is Jonathan Vanian, filling in for Robert Hackett and Jeff John Roberts. Investors see a potential gold mine in combating one of the oldest tricks by hackers. Three cybersecurity startups specializing in technology to prevent phishing attacks raised nearly $140 million in venture capital in the past week, according to Crunchbase. In a […]

Investors Go ‘Phishing’ For Gold In the Cybersecurity Market—Cyber Saturday

Greetings. This is Jonathan Vanian, filling in for Robert Hackett and Jeff John Roberts. Investors see a potential gold mine in combating one of the oldest tricks by hackers. Three cybersecurity startups specializing in technology to prevent phishing attacks raised nearly $140 million in venture capital in the past week, according to Crunchbase. In a […]

What Are You Prepared To Do Today?: RaceAhead

Last night I attended a Juneteenth celebration hosted by Refinitiv, and participated on a panel with Tamika Mallory, Activist & Co-Chair of the Women’s March, Matthew Washington, Deputy Borough President of Manhattan, and moderated by the great Conway Gittens from Reuters. It was attended by a group of mostly black professionals from Companies You’ve Heard […]