Geoff Brown

Former NYC CISO on creating cyber ‘center of gravity’


On the Priorities Podcast: Geoff Brown, the former head of NYC Cyber Command, reflects on building the city’s information security agency.

Former NYC cyber chief Geoff Brown looks back at time with city


Geoff Brown, who served as the city's CISO from 2016 through 2021, is now a vice president at cybersecurity firm Recorded Future.

No ransom demand in cyber incident at NYC law department, officials say


Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city has "not seen information compromised or a ransom demand," but added that the situation is "evolving."

How a rapid move to remote work refined cyber in local government


Winners of the cybersecurity award in the 2020 LocalSmart Awards said the pandemic shifted the way they approach cybersecurity.

New York City touts cyber resiliency amid pandemic


During an annual training exercise, city officials said cybersecurity, even during a health crisis, is "like a chess match" with a sentient opponents.

New York City launches a smartphone threat-detection app


NYC Secure will tell New Yorkers if their phones encounter unsafe networks. The city insists it's not tracking users.