Cyber Defense: Raffael Marty Of ConnectWise On The 5 Things Every American Business Leader Should Do To Shield Themselves From A Cyberattack

An Interview With Ben Ari


Regularly Backup Data: The significance of backups can’t be underestimated. Organizations should frequently store their backups offline in addition to testing them for functionality on a regular basis.

In our uncertain and turbulent world, cyberattacks on private businesses are sadly a common tactic of hostile foreign regimes as well as criminal gangs. Cyberattacks and ransomware have crippled large multinational organizations and even governments. What does every company need to do to protect itself from a cyberattack?

In this series called “5 Things Every American Business Leader Should Do To Shield Themselves From A Cyberattack” we are talking to cybersecurity experts and chief information security officers who can share insights from their experience, with all of us.

As a part of this series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Raffael Marty.

Raffael Marty serves as the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Cybersecurity at ConnectWise. As part of the executive leadership team, he carries the responsibility for all aspects of the cybersecurity business. His executive track record brings over 25 years of cybersecurity industry expertise to ConnectWise; from the development of innovative cyber approaches for the intelligence community to leading big data analytics and artificial intelligence projects for Fortune 500 companies, he has worked in all areas of cybersecurity across research, engineering, and corporate strategy.

Thank you so much for joining us in this interview series! Before we dig in, our readers would like to get to know you. Can you tell us a bit about how you grew up?

Growing up, I was a very curious child. I wanted to understand what things do and how they do them. It is what initially led me into cybersecurity. As a young boy, I remember sitting in the kitchen with my grandma, taking apart irons or old hair dryers to investigate how they…