This is a guest post by James Miller.
This article originally appeared at Hacker News.
James Miller is the CEO and cofounder of the New York based cybersecurity company The New York Times Digital Team.
He was formerly the chief technology officer at Kaspersky Lab and the founder of CrowdStrike, a cybersecurity company that won a $1 billion contract with the U.S. government to help detect, prevent, and respond to cyber threats.
He is a frequent contributor to Forbes and is also the host of The Hacker News Podcast.
The views expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect Al Jazeera’s editorial stance.