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5 Cybersecurity Need-to-Knows When Preventing Expensive Data Breaches

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Carol M. Evenson. Security breaches can happen to any organization. As more and more companies utilize mobile technology to access and connect with resources the threat of a security breach increases exponentially.

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Understanding Cloud Computing for Your Business

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Carol M. Evenson. Over the last decade, cloud computing has gone from being a buzzword to an essential component of web technology.

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Why Startups Should Not Ignore Big Data

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Startup businesses are a risky proposition. This means that if things aren’t done in the most effective way possible, businesses will never make it past the first year. The business plan can often determine whether or not a business gets passed the startup phase of the company. When creating a business plan, owners sometimes skip […]. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO CIOs

Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017

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Nathaniel Crocker. Seven Trends and Predictions for 2017. In billiards, you must call your shot ahead of time. You don’t get any points for luck. With that in mind, here are my on-the-record predictions for 2017. Trend #1 – Self Driving Cars.

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Executive Order Underscores Need For Leadership Accountability In Reducing Digital Risk

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Bob Gourley. The 11 May 2017 Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure is notable for several reasons.

FBI vs Apple: Policy Analysis

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Editor’s note: This is the second in a five-part series on this topic. This examination by Arnold Abraham provides insights and nuanced lessons from history, the law and the tech world that can inform all of us interested in both privacy and security.-bg bg Despite foreboding tales of doom associated with the potential outcome on each […]. CTO Cyber Security News

How Your Small Business Can Begin To Use Big Data

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While big data can seem like an intimidating term when you are running a small business, it can be a very useful tool to drive your business’s success. Big data, as a term, encompasses many sources of information, some of which you may already use. Big data has many benefits to offer you, from a […]. Big Data CTO News

Defense in Depth: Protecting the Organization’s Data

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Marty Meehan. Editor's note: in this post, Cognitio's Marty Meehan provides context on an economical, scalable and highly secure defense in depth solution leveraging PKWARE's Smartcrypt and QuintessenceLabs. - The stakes get higher every day.

Big Data in Healthcare Will be the Norm by 2021

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As the benefits of big data become more pronounced, this technology is finding a place in an increasing number of industries, not the least of which is the healthcare sector. In fact, some researchers anticipate that big data could become a staple in the way healthcare is administered by as soon as 2121. Let’s take […]. Big Data Health IT healthcare

IIoT? IoT? What is the difference?

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The Internet of Things As the number of products on the market described as “smart” has grown, “the internet of things” has become something of a buzzword (or buzz phrase). The phrase “internet of things” suggests a network of connected or computerized devices that work together to make life more convenient and simple for the […]. Big Data CTO Internet of Things News IIoT IoT Tech/Internet

The Latest Developments In Corporate Data Security

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The Latest Developments In Corporate Data Security Corporate data security is defined as the processes by which sensitive information is accessed only by authorized individuals and then destroyed when it is no longer needed. Proactive measures, including software purchases, third-party services, and internal company policies, offer data security solutions that would prevent most types of […]. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security

8 Major Problems Healthcare CIOs are Facing

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The role of CIOs is increasingly changing as the business technology undergoes a major shift, making them face a difficult task of incorporating new technology while still retaining ethical standards of the healthcare industry. Below are some of the major challenges faced by CIOs in their efforts of implementing new technology. Security and Privacy While […]. Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security Health IT News CIOs healthcare

Cybersecurity Due Diligence: Now a best practice in Merger & Acquisition (M&A)

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Bob Gourley. Cooley is an international law firm recognized for its technology practice and experience in multiple practice areas, including Mergers and Acquisition (the firm has handled over 1,000 M&A transactions since 2010).

Big Data Changes Coming in 2018

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Data is an overall commodity that a lot of individuals make use these days. It's not surprising to find students trying to accomplish their work through the aid of the internet or research material being readily available online. Technology has created huge leaps for information be readily available to the masses; sifted easily with the […]. Big Data Business Intelligence Companies CTO News

Transforming the PMO into an SVMO to Drive Software Value

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The role of the Project Management Office (PMO) has been to define and maintain standards for projects – an important business function for most organizations. In the software development world, the PMO has made significant headway over the years in standardizing processes to ensure projects are executed successfully. While the PMO has been vital in […]. CTO News

Update On The Megatrend of CloudComputing

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Bob Gourley. There are seven key MegaTrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for C loud Computing , A rtificial Intelligence , M obility , B ig Data , R obotics , I nternet of Things , C yberSecurity.

FBI vs Apple: Lessons From History and The Law on Protecting Privacy Rights

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Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a five-part series on this topic. This examination by Arnold Abraham provides insights and nuanced lessons from history, the law and the tech world that can inform all of us interested in both privacy and security. For a detailed legal analysis accompanying the article, please visit Thecyberlawteam.com/publications-1/ […]. CTO Cyber Security News

Big Data Can Be Used for More Than Just Targeting A Customer Base

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Brigg Patten. Big data has almost always been primarily used to target clients using tailored products, targeted advertising. This has skewed the use of big data that often everyone simply assumes big data is for targeting the customer base. However, there are many other uses for big data in a firm that may or may not be directly related to customer welfare or marketing purposes. The utilization of data depends on the nature and type of data collected and how well it’s stored and curated.

Learn The Latest On All Things Data At The 25 April 2017 Cloudera Government Forum

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Bob Gourley. In the world of data somethings are totally consistent and some are incredibly dynamic. One timeless consistency is that organizations have always sought to optimize the use of data for their mission. That has always been true and all indications are it always will be.

Steps for Fortifying Your Organization’s Data in the Cyber War

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Roger Hockenberry. The most recent ransomware attacks should make every executive in every company take notice, and be worried. Last week, I spoke at a cyber event and came with a message: the continued focus on legacy endpoint and network security is almost worthless.

Merck Cyber Attack Will Cause Loss Of Innocent Life

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For years we have heard warnings of cyber attacks against manufacturing processes and against infrastructure, and for years we have seen these attacks grow from theoretical to real. We have also seen many who do not know how connected these systems are say that all is well and the threat is being over stated. We […]. CTO Cyber Security News

What’s The Biggest Data Security Threat In Your Business? The Answer Might Surprise You

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William Hayles. As an admin, it’s your job to be paranoid. But you might be worrying about the wrong things. You might be overlooking the biggest threat to your servers. Pick your poison, folks - there’s no shortage of boogeymen in the cybersecurity space.

The Relationship between AR Tech and Insurance

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Augmented Reality (AR) is a technology that involves the use of digital content such as music, text, video and pictures to enhance a real world environment. It is important to point out that this technology does not entirely replace the real world like the virtual reality technology. In this case, a mobile device is normally […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News Artificial intelligence

Internet of Things: simply put

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Michael Johnson. We know you know about the many issues of the Internet of Things, and have provided higher order issues for your consideration here. But with this post we wanted to bring your attention to two videos that are a more simple explanation.

Cybersecurity: Is AI Ready for Primetime In Cyber Defense?

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Nate Crocker. Is AI ready for primetime? Not according to Admiral Michael S. Rogers, Commander U.S. CYBER COMMAND. In a recent interview with Charlie Rose, he stated that machine learning showed great promise for cybersecurity, but that the necessary technology was probably five years out.

How Cybersecurity Benefits from Hackers

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Carol M. Evenson. With the number of cyber crimes climbing every day, and the costs of each cyberattack higher than the last, the word “hacker” has come to carry a very negative connotation. Business owners who are afraid of litigation cringe when they hear the word.

Cyber Intelligence and Defense for the Public Sector, Part 3: The Rise of Active Defense

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Marty Meehan. Historically, the public sector has focused on a narrow set of cyber threats. Espionage and insider threat were among the primary focus areas given limited public-facing services and air-gapped infrastructure.

Update On The Megatrend of Cybersecurity

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Bob Gourley. There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for C loud Computing , A rtificial Intelligence , M obility , B ig Data , R obotics , I nternet of Things , C yberSecurity.

Are you ready for state-sponsored zombie malware attacks?

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On January 4, 2017 CTO Vision published a blog post titled “Are you ready for a state-sponsored cyber attack?” In hindsight, the blog post should have been titled “Are you ready for state-sponsored zombie malware attacks?” Zombie malware combines the most deadly aspects of malware and zombie computers into one horrible mess. Typically malware gets […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO Cyber Security Cyber Threats Internet of Things News Robots Cybersecurity Malware

Three attributes a serial technology CEO looks for in a CTO

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The Chief Technology Officer is now a core member of any C-suite, and needs to combine the traditional skills of technical know-how with a business-savvy approach and heightened product awareness. As a CEO, it can be tough to differentiate between highly-skilled CTO candidates, but viewing potential hires through the lens of these three competencies will […]. Artificial Intelligence Big Data CTO Cyber Security Internet of Things News

Curating a Digital Life

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Roger Hockenberry. Many times when I speak at conferences I talk about how each of us is now two people. There is first, the analog version of our self and now, with increasing emphasis and importance, our digital self that is leading more and more of an independent life without us. The Analog Self.

13 Types of technology that can help improve cash flow

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Business owners are often so busy with day-to-day operations and management that they find it tough to gain a big-picture view of certain financial aspects, such as cash flow. It is important, however, to see the forest in spite of the trees and understand what is possible with a few minor changes. In addition to […]. CTO News

Why your CTO Makes or Breaks your Enterprise Mobile Strategy

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Sunil Thomas. Why your CTO Makes or Breaks your Enterprise Mobile Strategy. For consumers, mobile phone adoption has skyrocketed and smartphone ownership continues to climb in emerging economies.

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