Learn About William Saito, The Cybersecurity Guru

More than half of planet Earth’s population regularly uses the World Wide Web on a regular basis. Although the Internet has been a global phenomenon for nearly 30 years, people still struggle to stay safe while visiting news media websites, social media platforms, niche forums – cybercriminals don’t discriminate in deciding where to carry out their next attacks.

William Saito fully understands the realities of cybersecurity in both a personal and business sense. Mr. Saito is a reputable source for all things related to Internet security and is even trusted by the likes of Forbes to produce written content about cybersecurity issues.

First, let’s get to know Mr. William Saito a little better. Afterward, a recent cyber-related Forbes article penned by none other than Mr. Saito himself will be recapped to help both individuals and workplaces make sense of the most significant modern threats in technology and the World Wide Web.

Who is William Saito?

Mr. Saito is a 47-year-old man who was born in Los Angeles, California. Over the years, he’s spent a majority of his time living, going to school, starting businesses, and working throughout California.


Many people associate William Saito with the 1991 formation of I/O Software and its eventual sale to Microsoft. After he sold the then-white-hot tech company in 2004, he traveled to Japan to kick off a career as a venture capitalist.


William Saito’s knowledge and expertise in the ever-changing, worldwide realm of technology even landed him a spot as a formal advisor to Japan’s very own Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of the country. Mr. Saito also was credited with the roles of Cabinet Office advisor from 2013 through 2017 and Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry from 2016 to 2017, both of which were through the Japanese government.


Making sense of cybersecurity policies is key for technological rigidity in business


Mr. Saito wrote 9 Factors To Ensure Your Cybersecurity Policy Works For Your Staff, Not Against Them for Forbes on August 8, 2017, a piece that detailed various steps businesses can take to create proper formal policies to back up employees faced with major cyber attacks.


As William Saito has stressed in other articles, he feels not blaming victims is vital to the success of workplaces’ rosters as homogenous units. Further, Saito also urges businesses to never spend less time on the Internet due to ongoing cybersecurity threats.

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