Hadoop Security: New book by Ben Spivey and Joey Echeverria Is Exactly What The Community Needs


We hold Ben Spivey and Joey Echeverria in the highest regard, and are very pleased to give this book our highest possible endorsement. Example case studies demonstrate how the book’s material is immediately applicable to your use cases. Big Data Books CTO Cyber Security

Humanizing Big Data – A Book Review

Eric D. Brown

The subtitle to the book is “Marketing at the meeting of Data, Social Science and Consumer Insight”… that should give you a good feel about the contents of this book. It isn’t a heavy duty data science book…it is targeted more at folks in the marketing world to allow them to better understand the types of data that they may encounter as well as understand how that data might be analyzed and used within their business.

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New Book: Technology That Every CIO Needs To Know About

The Accidental Successful CIO

This book has been written in order to provide you with a great starting point for ensuring that you’ve done everything that you can to stay on top of the latest technology that is being used by your company. Technology That Every CIO Needs To Know About.

New Book On The Cyber Threat Free On Kindle Till 12 Dec


Our new book, The Cyber Threat , hits this issue head on. This book was made for technology and business executives who know they must mitigate a growing threat. During a special three day promotion the book will be available free as a download for Kindle readers and Kindle software on any device. The print version of the book is also available at Amazon. “When I’m researching my own books, I always turn to Bob Gourley. By Bob Gourley.

The Crazy World of Phone Books!

IT Toolbox

Come with me to the wierd alternate world of phone books in 2017 - if you are brave enough! Today I found a copy of the Yellow Pages on my front lawn. Holy Cow! What a throwback to the olden days , I thought. Does anyone use these any more??? So I brought it in to my house and stared looking at it.


Take these security books with you on vacation

Network World

Real-life cyber mysteries Image by Thinkstock Why spend your beach time this summer reading fictional mystery novels when real world mysteries are swirling through the cyber sphere? BAE Systems has put together a summer reading list for cyber security professionals.

Is Oracle cooking its cloud books?

ComputerWorld IT Management

It wasn’t that long ago that Oracle’s lord and master, Larry Ellison, snarled that cloud computing was just hype. He said in 2008, “The computer industry is the only industry that is more fashion-driven than women’s fashion. Maybe I’m an idiot, but I have no idea what anyone is talking about. What is it? It’s complete gibberish. It’s insane. When is this idiocy going to stop?”

Coming Soon: The Data Center Comic Book

Data Center Knowledge

Lovably geeky data center techs Kip and Gary, who have become familiar to Data Center Knowledge readers through our cartoon caption contests, may soon have their own book. Artist Diane Alber is turning to Kickstarter and the data center industry to make the book a realty.

Kindle Version of The Cyber Threat Provided Free 20-21 August 2015


Thanks to Amazon.com we are able to provide our readers with a free copy of the Kindle version of our book on The Cyber Threat during a special three day promotion running 20-21 August 2015. The book was written to provide actionable insights into the cyber threat specially aimed towards the leader who should know more about threats to protect business objectives. You can read this version of the book on any Mac, PC, Tablet, or Smartphone. READ THIS BOOK!

The Zero Day Book Trailer

IT Pros Rock!

Zero Day Book Trailer.( I just got back the finished version of the video trailer for my new cyber thriller Zero Day , which I think came out awesome! It’s not hard to imagine what a Zero Day movie trailer would look like. Let me know what you think. read more

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Fred Kaplan Explores The Secret History of Cyber War


Fred Kaplan is the national security columnist for Slate and author of four other bestselling books examining some of the nation's most significant strategic issues. CTO Cyber Security Interesting Books NSA United States Cyber CommandBob Gourley.

Hotel booking site Trivago powers collaboration with Dropbox

Computer Weekly

A Slack group and a workshop day helped Trivago deploy Dropbox for Business to 1300 users

OpenStack Architecture and Design Book Sprint

Scott Lowe

In just a few weeks, I’ll be participating in a book sprint to create a book that provides architecture and design guidance for building OpenStack-based clouds. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the idea of a book sprint, it’s been described to me like this: Take a group of people—a mix of technical experts and experienced writers—and lock them in a room. Don’t let them out until they’ve written a book.

Bright Little Labs launches first book to encourage kids into Stem

Computer Weekly

Children’s media company Bright Little Labs has released its first book aiming to teach children more about technology and encourage them to take an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem

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The Cyber Threat updated for 2016: Kindle version provided free 22, 23, 24 June 2016


Thanks to Amazon.com we are able to provide our readers with a free copy of the Kindle version of our book on The Cyber Threat during a special three day promotion running 22, 23 and 24 June 2016. You can read this version of the book on any Mac, PC, Tablet, or Smartphone. Bob Gourley.

The Cyber Threat: Now Number One Best Seller in Amazon’s White Collar Crime Category


The paperback version of our book The Cyber Threat is now ranked by Amazon as the number one best seller in their White Collar Crime category. To those of you who purchased the book, thank you so much! When I’m researching my own books, I always turn to Bob Gourley.

E-book: Educate Yourself With Dell Insight Partner Views on Cybersecurity

Cloud Musings

The “ Insight Partner Views on Cybersecurity ” e-book can help. By addressing security from multiple viewpoints, the e-book reinforces the need for society to build a culture that embraces information risk management.

There Will Be Cyberwar: How The Move To Network-Centric War Fighting Has Set The Stage by Richard Stiennon


A reoccurring metaphor used throughout Stiennon’s book is cyber Pearl harbor–a defeat in battle caused by cyber attack. I was able to ask Stiennon a few questions, prompted from his book. Books cloud cyber Cyberwar Richard Stiennon technology

The Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making – A Book Synopsis

Eric D. Brown

One of the books that I use in my various consulting projects and academic work is titled “ The Psychology of Judgment and Decision Making ” by Scott Plous. This isn’t a full review of the book but more of a synopsis of the main topics found within the book.

NJVC Cloud Expert Kevin L. Jackson Launches Second Book: GovCloud II: Implementation and Cloud Brokerage Services

Cloud Musings

Jackson , vice president and general manager, cloud services, launched his second book, GovCloud II: Implementation and Cloud Brokerage Services —published by Government Training, Inc. The book was co-written by Don Philpott, who also was the co-author of Jackson’s first book, GovCloud: Cloud Computing for the Business of Government Update and Outlook. This book—one of the first of its kind targeted to the federal. VIENNA, Va.,

Book review: Rethinking Enterprise Storage by Microsoft/Storsimple Marc Farley

Storage IO Blog

Book review: Rethinking Enterprise Storage – A Hybrid Cloud Model by Marc Farley The O’Reilly @oreillymedia media folks (oops, excuse me, Microsoft Press) sent me out (that’s a disclosure btw) an real soft cover print copy of Rethinking Enterprise Storage – A Hybrid Cloud Model by Marc Farley aka @MicroFarley of Microsoft/Storsimple that features a […].

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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline: Great Science Fiction Full of Thought Provoking Visions Of Our Near Future


The book does not paint our future as a wonderland for all, for most it seems the new VR is the greatest thing in their lives. Big Data Books Cloud ComputingReady Player One is great science fiction set in the very near future.

Pizza Hut Hong Kong rips up traditional CRM rule book

Computer Weekly

IT director of parent company Jardine Restaurant Group has transformed the way Pizza Hut interacts with customers in Hong Kong and plans the same in Myanmar and Vietnam

Future Crimes: Everything Is Connected, Everyone Is Vulnerable and What We Can Do About It


Marc starts the book off in a great way, anchoring us all in a reality that many in the cybersecurity community would recognize. But as the title of the book suggests, this is not about what was in the past or what is happening today. Books Computer crime Computer security

Want to learn about the coming Internet of Things? Read about the Victorian Internet


In the late 1990's Tom Standage released the first edition of a book that would sweep across the tech community because of its incredible analogies to the rise of the Internet hitting the world at that time. The many lessons from history captured in this book should help us do that.

Flight booking systems easy to hack, researchers warn

Computer Weekly

Malicious actors could infiltrate systems to alter passenger information and even cancel bookings, Chaos Communications Congress told

The Hard Thing About Hard Things: building a business when there are no easy answers


One thing I was especially happy about regarding his book is the relevance of many lessons beyond the startup environment. I recommend this book to any enterprise CTO. If you work in government agencies you will find parts of this book helpful to leading and managing people.

Want to understand how Google runs its production systems? Read this free book

Tech Republic Data Center

The book "Site Reliability Engineering" provides insight into how Googlers think about production systems. The ideas could help any enterprise team improve service reliability

May 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructures Update Newsletter

Storage IO Blog

Over the past several months I have mentioned a new book that is due out this summer and which means its getting close to announcement time. The new book is titled Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials – Cloud, Converged, and Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft (CRC PRess/Taylor Francis/Auerbach) that you can learn more about here (with additional details being added soon).

Amazon Releases Smartphone Fire


Fire also utilizes what Amazon calls Firefly technology, a software that identifies songs, phone calls, movies, TV episodes, books, CDs, video games, and phone numbers. Big Data Books CTO Gadgets Mobile Trends Amazon Android Apple ipad IPhone samsung Smartphone By Shannon Perry.

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Is it time for a new publishing model for IT books?

Virtualized Greek

A couple of years ago, I was approached by a publisher to write a book on VMware resource management. After writing an outline and getting an idea of the amount of research and writing involved in the creation of the. General

The Guide To Professional Hadoop Solutions For The Enterprise


His latest book is written with Boris Lublinsky (principle architect at Nokia and author of 70 other publications) and Alexey Yakubovich (a Hadoop architect). I am particularly impressed with the security chapter of this book. Analysis Big Data Books CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC

Ask, Measure, Learn: Using Social Media Analytics to Understand and Influence Customer Behavior


With this book, these two experts provide business managers and analysts with a high-level overview of the Ask-Measure-Learn system, and demonstrate specific ways to apply social media analytics to marketing, sales, public relations, and customer management, using examples and case studies.