On Episode 61 of The Edge of Innovation, we’re talking with security expert Adriel Desautels, founder and CEO of Netragard, about whether cybersecurity is getting better or worse.
It was 1906. Italian economist Vilfredo Pareto, in the course of researching his ideas, made an interesting observation. 80% of the land in Italy, he discovered, was owned by just 20% of the people. Exploring this relationship in other countries, he found that the situation was the same all over Europe. Over time, he became aware that this 80/20 split was not limited to landownersâ€”or even to human affairs. In fact, he found, 20% of the pea pods in his garden produced 80% of the peas he harvested! Forty years after Pareto published his ideas, business theorist Joseph Juran stumbled across the 80/20 rule, and wondered if it could be applied to business situations. Could it be that 80% of business problems were generated by just 20% of the …
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