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Intelligence Exploitation Summit 23-24 July 2019

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DIA Provides Vision of New Data And Analytics Approach Called MARS

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Editor’s note: The following was posted on the Defense Intelligence Agency website and is provided for your awareness. DIA’s Vision of MARS: Decision advantage for the 21st century JOINT BASE ANACOSTIA-BOLLING, D.C. ,

Cybercriminals Favor Targeting Top Executives, Small Businesses, Money: Verizon Data Breach Report

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Verizon published last week the 12th edition of its Data Breach Investigation Report (DBIR) based on real-world data from 41,686 confirmed security incidents and 2,013 data breaches spanning 86 countries worldwide.

Companies send confusing alerts about data breaches

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Building on their previous research that showed consumers often take little action when facing security breaches, researchers analyzed the data breach notifications companies sent to consumers to see if the communications might be responsible for some of the inaction.

Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

Why is implementing new frameworks, from SCRUM to self-organized teams, so much harder than understanding them? Roy Osherove has the solution. Tune in and learn to recognize what state your team is in, to support them accordingly, and to help them adopt the best practices given where they are today.

Research indicates the only defense against killer AI is not developing it

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Read Tristan Greene’s article about why the only defense against killer AI is not developing it on The Next Web : A recent analysis on the future of warfare indicates that countries that continue to develop AI for military use risk losing control of the battlefield.

Why blockchain (might be) coming to an IoT implementation near you

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Read why Jon Gold says that there is a small but growing overlap between the internet of things and blockchain on Network World : Companies have found that IoT partners well with a host of other popular enterprise computing technologies, and blockchain – the system of distributed trust underpinning cryptocurrencies – is no exception. Yet […]. CTO News

Google says it will address AI, machine learning model bias with technology called TCAV

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The six biggest cybersecurity risks facing the utilities industry

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The utilities industry is rapidly modernizing its infrastructure, adding more digitized equipment and connectivity across devices, plants, and systems. This evolution to “smart infrastructure” represents a positive, paradigm shift for the industry. Unfortunately, the security policies of many utilities have not evolved along with it, leaving them incredibly vulnerable. Utilities are investing heavily to modernize infrastructure. In […]. Cyber Security News

Cloud Security Alliance DC Update: Explore The Boundary of Security & Privacy on 13 June Cruise

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The Boundary of Security & Privacy Privacy is becoming an ever increasing concern in our world today. Social Networks today are now focusing on users’ privacy given the inherent security risks posed by organizations’ access to personally identifiable information. The European Union has enacted GDPR valuing privacy whereas on the opposite end of the spectrum, […]. Cloud Computing Cyber Security News

Best Practices for Micro-Services Management, Traceability and Visualization

Speaker: Robert Starmer, Cloud Advisor, Founding Partner at Kumulus Technologies

Moving to micro-services, or even working with distributed applications in a traditional environment, brings with it a host of interactions that are often difficult to understand. This session will provide an overview of service mesh, a review of the Istio service mesh itself, and dive into best practices and integration models for integrating the traceability model into a distributed application.

Spotify begins testing its first hardware: a car smart assistant

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Spotify is about to begin publicly testing its first hardware: a voice-controlled smart assistant for cars, meant to help Spotify learn how people consume audio while they’re driving. As part of the test, some Premium users will receive the device for free.

90% of data breaches in US occur in New York and California

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Cybersecurity firm Risk Based Security (RBS) released an alarming report on data breaches in the first quarter of 2019, revealing a record breaking number of data breaches that exposed billions of documents to theft. “For three years in a row more than one billion records have been exposed in the first quarter of the year, whereas […]. Cyber Security News

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DoD Contractors: Your insights needed as part of NDIA study of DFARS on cybersecurity standards

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If you do business with DoD you know the importance of complying with DFARS. If you don’t, you will be in violation of your contracts. So really it is not just important to know DFARS, it is mandatory. If you are a small business DFARS compliance can be hard.

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Will Artificial Intelligence Enhance or Hack Humanity?

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This week, I interviewed Yuval Noah Harari, the author of three best-selling books about the history and future of our species, and Fei-Fei Li, one of the pioneers in the field of artificial intelligence.

WhatsApp confirms it’s been targeted by spyware. That’s exactly its customers’ fear

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Since WhatsApp was acquired by Facebook in 2014, users of the messaging app have long speculated on how secure the platform would be from its new parent company’s data collection practices. What users may not have expected, however, was that their conversations could potentially be tapped by a third party — another company with the means […]. Cyber Security News

Artificial intelligence better than humans at spotting lung cancer

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Lung cancer causes almost 160,000 deaths in the United States, according to the most recent estimates. The condition is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the U.S., and early detection is crucial for both stopping the spread of tumors and improving patient outcomes. As an alternative to chest X-rays, healthcare professionals have recently been using […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Business Decisions Require New Insights Into The Age of Geopolitical Risk

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The convergence of trends like globalization, rapidly advancing technology, cyber espionage and trade wars mean we live in an age that requires new understanding of geopolitical risks to business operations, as well as risks to mergers and acquisition.

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AI World Gov: Come network with peers and share lessons learned in application of AI to real world challenges in government

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AI World Gov is coming! Mark your calendars now for this 24-26 June 2019 conference and symposium at the Reagan Center in DC. OODA LLC and CTOvision are very proud to be sponsors and strong supporters of this virtuous forum.

Five warning signs you are at risk of a data breach

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Data breaches are one of the biggest threat to organisations today. They can bring operations to a grinding halt, drastically damage your reputation and your relationship with customers, and cause severe financial losses from lost sales, remediation and repair costs, and regulatory fines. Since the introduction of the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) a year […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Exclusive: Amazon rolls out machines that pack orders and replace jobs

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Amazon.com Inc is rolling out machines to automate a job held by thousands of its workers: boxing up customer orders.

CTO-as-a-Service: When your enterprise needs deep technical expertise on demand

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In this world of incredible opportunity through digitization but incredibly low unemployment one thing is for sure, your business will have a hard time finding the technology leadership it needs. But in digitization one thing is for sure: Experience Matters!

OODA Provides Technology Due Diligence At A Speed That Will Support Your Decision-Making Process

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OODA’s leadership team and network of experts have extensive past performance in delivering due diligence support to private equity firms and holding companies. We are skilled at evaluating the cybersecurity posture of target companies.

OK I Fell For A Huge Fake Because I Wanted To Believe It: Amazon Blimp Delivery

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There are some cool videos going around that show an Amazon blimp launching baby drone delivery bots. This is so neat and so believable because we all know Amazon has been working on drones and considering blimps. As for me, I believed it because I wanted to.

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Three Steps To Promoting Productivity In The Workplace With AI

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Read James Freeze list three steps you can use to promote productivity in your organization with artificial intelligence on Forbes : Since artificial intelligence (AI) entered popular conversation, the narrative surrounding the technology has been dominated by excitement — and also apprehension. In the media and around dinner tables, among academics, politicians and everyday workers, […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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Four Cloud Security Concerns (and How to Address Them)

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Read Matthew Chiodi list top four cloud security concerns and how to address them on Palo Alto Networks Blog : The cloud can be overwhelming. Counter to the structured and disciplined rigor of old-school, waterfall, data-center-centric application development, there’s code being deployed in a nearly continuous fashion. Traditional servers are history. Penetration tests are so […]. Cyber Security News

Exclusive: Google suspends some business with Huawei after Trump blacklist – source

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Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to blacklist around the world. Holders […]. CTO News

Microsoft brings Plug and Play to IoT

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Microsoft today announced that it wants to bring the ease of use of Plug and Play, which today allows you to plug virtually any peripheral into a Windows PC without having to worry about drivers, to IoT devices. Typically, getting an IoT device connected and up and running takes some work, even with modern deployment […]. CTO News

Here’s Why More Security Solutions Doesn’t Equal Better Security

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Read why Jennifer Glenn says that employing more security solutions don’t necessarily mean better security on Security Intelligence : Regulatory requirements such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and high-profile breaches have moved cybersecurity out of IT and into the board room. For security practitioners, this level of visibility has helped ease the budgeting […]. Artificial Intelligence News

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11 Artificial Intelligence Trends Every Business Must Know in 2019

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Read Sohaib Khalid list 11 artificial intelligence trends every business should know about on Read Write : Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a game changer for global businesses, opening doors to innumerable possibilities. With the integration of AI in businesses, the global economy is excepted to grow exponentially in the coming years. Although the introduction […]. Artificial Intelligence News

AI’s Impact on Food Service Industry

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is impacting a wide range of industries, and the food service and restaurant industry is certainly a good example. AI technologies are enhancing and changing the entire restaurant experience, from the ways in which we order food, to the way in which food is prepared and served, and how customers interact with […].

Quality Assurance (QA) In The Context of AI

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Everyone who has ever worked on a software project knows that you don’t just simply put code and content out to your customers, employees, or stakeholders without first testing it to make sure it’s not broken or dead on delivery. Quality Assurance (QA) is such a core part of any technology or business delivery that […].

Samsung spilled SmartThings app source code and secret keys

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A development lab used by Samsung engineers was leaking highly sensitive source code, credentials and secret keys for several internal projects — including its SmartThings platform, a security researcher found. The electronics giant left dozens of internal coding projects on a GitLab instance hosted on a Samsung-owned domain, Vandev Lab. The instance, used by staff to […]. Cyber Security News

Uniting Women in Cyber Symposium 2019

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Please check out this event and help spread the word. This promises to be a great event that can make positive contributions to a wide range of stakeholders in industry, academia, government and for citizens. The event is the Uniting Women in Cyber Symposium 2019. For more and to register see: [link] From their website: […]. CTO Cyber War Events

Impact of Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Industry

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The milestones achieved by Artificial Intelligence have the world on its toes. Apart from all the industries, it has been touching, the modern healthcare industry has been receiving paramount importance. There has been an exemplary shift in the way patients are diagnosed by doctors because they now have a good amount of actionable data that […]. Artificial Intelligence News