Driving Digital by Isaac Sacolick – a book review

Eric D. Brown

Note: I received a free copy of this book for review. The short review: Excellent…the best book I’ve read on the subject. The long review: I’ve read a number of books on digital transformation over the years.

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How Big Data Can Tell You Which Book to Read Next


If you enjoy to read, but still haven't decided on your next book to cozy up with on that upcoming rainy day, your smartphone might be able to suggest one. Big Data Artificial intelligence BooksArtificial intelligence (AI) through big data is now able to rank literature for deciding which will be the next bestseller - a kind of recommendation […].

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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.

Amazon Blends Digital and Physical Experiences At Their New Book Store

Forrester IT

Recently I stopped in at the new Amazon Book store on 34th Street in Manhattan to see how Amazon is re-imagining the in-store experience.

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.

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.


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.

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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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.

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

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 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.

Cybersecurity Canon book review: There Will Be Cyberwar

Network World

For those who are not, the goal of the cybersecurity canon is as follows: To identify a list of must-read books for all cybersecurity practitioners—be they from industry, government or academia—where the content is timeless, genuinely represents an aspect of the community that is true and precise, reflects the highest quality and, if not read, will leave a hole in the cybersecurity professional’s education that will make the practitioner incomplete.

10 books to add to your DevOps reading list

Tech Republic Data Center

These books can help you get started Looking to make a career move into DevOps?

Survey On DoD Cybersecurity Rules: And book on The Cyber Threat for all organizations taking the survey


We know you are very busy and as a token of appreciating for your thoughts we are providing all respondents from covered companies with an Amazon Gift Certificate for our book The Cyber Threat. This best selling book outlines the nature of the threat facing businesses and steps you can take today to mitigate threats. On 26 August 2015 the DoD promulgated new rules that apply to any contractor or subcontractor that does business with the DoD. These rules are in immediate effect.

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

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.

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.

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?”

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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Book Review: Practical Packet Analysis: Using Wireshark to Solve Real-World Network Problems

Network World

The 3rd edition of this book will have you confidently using Wireshark to solve the kind of problems you're likely to run into. You'll be capturing and analyzing packets, understanding network protocols, and gaining important insights into what's happening on your network

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

10 books on cybersecurity that all IT leaders should read

Tech Republic Security

Want to start learning about cybersecurity? Check out TechRepublic's top 10 titles to understand how hackers have stolen millions in private data, how governments wage cyberwar, and how to beef up security systems

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.

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

Amit Bhardwaj Clarifies Bitcoin In His New Book

IT Toolbox

The fact that digital currencies such as Bitcoin are here to stay is clear. Even bankers are beginning to realise this fact. And one man who has been at the forefront of the Bitcoin movement doesn?t t see cryptocurrencies going anywhere soon either


10 books on cloud computing that all IT leaders should read

Tech Republic Cloud

Want to start learning about the power of the cloud? Check out TechRepublic's top 10 titles to understand why the cloud is so important, and how to work with it

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.

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.

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

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.