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SideChannel Inc. (SDCH) Provides a Cybersecurity Roadmap for Players in the Cannabis Industry; Appoints Deborah MacConnel as New Board Chair

  • In a recent exclusive interview with Benzinga, Brian Haugli, SideChannel’s CEO, highlighted the looming cybersecurity issues threatening the cannabis industry, noting the vulnerabilities and glaring loopholes that could be exploited by individuals online with ill intent
  • He emphasized the importance of addressing the human angle to cybersecurity, in addition to understanding that the sector has the same susceptibilities as the traditional agricultural sector
  • This interview echoed SideChannel’s stand on matters of cybersecurity, as reflected in its annual meeting of stockholders held on February 15, 2023
  • During the meeting, Deborah MacConnel was elected as chairperson, a welcome addition that also saw Anthony Ambrose and Kevin Powers join its board

In a recent exclusive interview with Benzinga, SideChannel (OTCQB: SDCH) CEO Brian Haugli laid bare the looming cybersecurity issues threatening the cannabis industry. Of note was his focus on the complacency of players in this sector, with many downplaying cybersecurity threats with the pretext that “no one would hack a weed company” (

As a company on a mission to make cybersecurity simple and accessible, based on the belief that small and mid-sized organizations deserve the expertise of an experienced Chief Information Security Officer (“CISO”), SideChannel is helping demystify issues surrounding cybersecurity across various…

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