IT Security

Assessing the cybersecurity landscape

Published on April 13, 2021

In the latest installment of the ManageEngine Insights’ podcast, enterprise analyst John Donegan sits down with Andy Bates, the executive director of the Global Cyber Alliance. An expert in the field of cybersecurity, Bates discusses current IT security trends, attack vectors, crime deterrents, and other emerging issues, such as biometrics and blockchain technologies. Bates addresses user psychology as it relates to IT security, as well as some of the silver linings of the COVID pandemic.


  • Businesses and industries most targeted by cybercrime
  • Prevalent attack vectors
  • Cybercrime-as-a-Service
  • Social engineering
  • Blockchain technologies
  • Deepfakes
  • Cybercrime deterrents
  • Psychology in cybersecurity
John Donegan

John Donegan

Enterprise Analyst, ManageEngine

John is an Enterprise Analyst at ManageEngine. He covers infosec, cybersecurity, and public policy, addressing technology-related issues and their impact on business. Over the past fifteen years, John has worked at tech start-ups, as well as B2B and B2C enterprises. He has presented his research at five international conferences, and he has publications from Indiana University Press, Intellect Books, and dozens of other outlets. John holds a B.A. from New York University, an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University, an M.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, and an M.A. from Boston University.

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