TAGCyber Interview

TAG Cyber is an independent cybersecurity research, training, and advisory firm based in the United States. They specialize in providing expert guidance and analysis on cybersecurity threats, trends, and solutions. The company was founded by Dr. Edward G. Amoroso, a well-known figure in the cybersecurity industry.

Edward Amoroso, from TAG Cyber and Jay Smilyk, from Sepio, discuss the greatest threats to cybersecurity, the recent SolarWinds software supply chain attack, NDAA’s section 889, the visibility features and rogue device mitigation features of the Hardware Access Control solution, and more.


  • Edward Amoroso: From TAG Cyber
  • Jay Smilyk: From Sepio

Topics Covered

SolarWinds Software Supply Chain Attack
The SolarWinds attack stands out as one of the biggest threats to cybersecurity. This attack demonstrated the potential dangers of compromising a software supply chain, as it affected numerous organizations and government agencies.

NDAA’s Section 889
Discussions about NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act) Section 889 likely focus on the ban on using certain Chinese telecommunications equipment.
This section has implications for organizations, particularly in the government and defense sectors, as it restricts the use of specific equipment from designated companies.

Hardware Access Control Solution
The conversation delves into the features of a Hardware Access Control. Highlights include visibility features, which likely allow organizations to monitor and track hardware devices within their network.
Rogue device mitigation features are mentioned, indicating capabilities to detect and prevent unauthorized or malicious devices from connecting to the network.

February 25th, 2021