In an instant, the lives of the families of five Dallas police officers have been irrevocably changed, and those families now face a lifetime of coping with the loss of their loved ones. Those families will not grieve alone. Friends, brother and sister officers, a city, state, and indeed, a...
July 11, 2016
May 24, 2016
The sudden and violent loss of officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. yesterday should remind us of the sacrifice and courage of officers everywhere. “Officer down” is a police chief’s worst nightmare. More importantly, it is a gut-wrenching loss for the officer’s wife, children and the community. Our thoughts and prayers are...
April 6, 2016
Ed Davis spoke on “The Smartest Cities are Smart on Privacy” panel along side, Michelle Dennedy, VP, CPO of Cisco, Scott Shipman, General Counsel, CPO of Sensity Systems, Peter Swire, Huang Professor of Law and Ethics at Georgia Tech Schellar College of Business; Senior Counsel, Alston & Bird. By 2050,...
March 10, 2016
Fascinating discussion at MIT led by GCHQ Director Robert Hannigan. I agree with the Director– there are no simple answers. The discourse surrounding this issue will continue to develop on a case-by-case basis. –Ed Head of Britain tech security agency backs encryption By Hiawatha Bray THE BOSTON GLOBE STAFF MARCH...
March 1, 2016
“The release of atomic power has changed everything except our way of thinking… the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind.” -Albert Einstein Over the past year, I’ve been working closely with Arthur Coviello and Mckinsey & Company on the issue of balancing security and privacy in today’s connected world. Recent...
February 12, 2016
Active shooter events have occurred in 80% of the United States and Washington D.C., in both urban and rural areas. 60% of these instances end before police arrive.* Following his final State of Homeland Security Address, this past Thursday, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson highlighted the necessity of across...
February 3, 2016
Ed Davis Testifying before the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs hearing, “Frontline Response to Terrorism in America”
Ed Davis testifying before Senate Committee on Homeland Security, stressing the importance of training and auditing of interagency communication.
January 27, 2016
Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis has 36 years of distinguished law enforcement experience, but he’s perhaps best known for his connection to one event. Davis, who was Police Commissioner from 2006 to 2013, presided over the Boston Marathon bombing investigation and subsequent manhunt. In the video below he...
December 21, 2015
You will confront a crisis this year. Cyber crime crisis, work place crisis, medical crisis, family crisis. You can do more than simply buy insurance. Planning: Think the unthinkable Testing: Check the plans. Make sure they work. Innovation: “No plan survives first encounter with the enemy” Helmuth Von Moltke Threat...