National Security Software On Wall Street: Cognitio’s Roger Hockenberry Comments


The Wall Street Journal examined this trend in their piece titled: Spy Software Gets a Second Life on Wall Street. Read more of this story on The Wall Street Journal. Big Data Cyber Security News Trends Central Intelligence Agency In-Q-Tel The Wall Street Journal UBS

British Medical Journal CDO on using Amazon and Alibaba for its multi-cloud strategy

Computer Weekly

A year on from embracing DevOps and private cloud to help speed up its software development lifecycle, British Medical Journal CDO Sharon Cooper shares an update on how its multi-cloud move is going

Trending Sources

Symantec Finally Agrees With Everyone Else In The Security Community: Says Antivirus Software Is Dead


The reality is that antivirus software that uses old fashioned methods of signature analysi. Architecture CTO Cyber Security DoD and IC Research antivirus Computer security Fixmo Hexis Information security invincea Symantec Triumfant Wall Street Journal As a technologist I have long respected Symantec and their many capabilities (they do far more than antivirus, see the list here).

What CIOs Need To Know About Software Defined Networking

The Accidental Successful CIO

Software Defined Networking is going to change everything for CIOs Image Credit: Cisco. We then string them together, get some expensive software and then sit back and hope that everything connects together. Say Hello To Software Defined Networking.

The #1 Barrier To Effective Digital Transformation

Forrester IT

Earlier this week I was moderating a panel on digital transformation at a Software AG event in New York. In a recent post, I wrote about how digital experiences shape customer perceptions of value.

Vidder: Securing business critical apps, transparently


PrecisionAccess is the first commercial solution based on Software-Defined Perimeter (SDP), a breakthrough enterprise security framework that is now a new category in Gartner's Hype Cycle for Virtualization, 2015. Bob Gourley.

The No. 1 Barrier To Effective Digital Transformation

Forrester IT

Earlier this week, I was moderating a panel on digital transformation at a Software AG event in New York. In opening the event, Kevin Niblock , Software AG's North America President and COO, described digital business as "a cultural phenomenon."

Boeing Black Smartphone: Security, modularity and productivity


Through embedded hardware security features, software policy configurability and physical modularity, Boeing Black gives customers a trusted, more flexible and productive solution. Hardware Root of Trust : Ensures software authenticity.

To have a great analytics culture, you need a great communications culture

Eric D. Brown

These people conduct research and then publish the outcomes of that research in academic journals to share their new-found knowledge with others. Have you ever picked up an academic journal/article?

Fed Tech Roundup December 21


New technology plan in works for Springfield schools - The State Journal-Register. Deal Is Close That Would Shield Some Data on Flights - Wall Street Journal. Exclusive: White House will fix way government buys software - FedScoop. Exclusive: White House proposes guidance for centralized, efficient software. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from and ): "Fed Tech Ticker".

Fountainhead: What is Infrastructure Orchestration / Unified.


Infrastructure Orchestration and Unified Computing are both terms referring to a technology whereby server CPU, I/O, storage connectivity, and network, are all able to be defined and configured in software. Think of hypervisors as operating “above” the CPU, abstracting software (applications and O/S) from the CPU thereby giving the software portability. What if software virtualization is the tip of the. Cloud Computing Journal.

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Guidance Software Federal Summit 6 March 2014


By Bob Gourley 2014 Guidance Software Federal Summit: Cybersecurity | E-Discovery | Enterprise Forensics.

Quantum Computing Delivered From The Cloud

Cloud Musings

In the first half of 2017, IBM plans to release a full SDK (Software Development Kit) on the IBM Quantum Experience for users to build simple quantum applications and software programs.

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Automation and the Future of Work

The Investing Edge

We’ve witnessed the invention of devices and software that can handle certain types of mental labor with great efficiency. Heliograf made its debut last year and has been deemed the “most sophisticated use of artificial intelligence in journalism to date.”

AI in the Real World: A Snapshot of What’s to Come

The Investing Edge

The Wall Street Journal: The Optimistic Promise of Artificial Intelligence. sat down with The Wall Street Journal’s global technology editor, Jason Dean, to explain why they believe the opportunities associated with this technology far outweigh the bad. Twice in the space of six weeks, the world has suffered major attacks of ransomware — malicious software that locks up photos and other files stored on your computer, then demands money to release them.

7012 Regs and Cyber insurance on collision course with small business


No law firm, consultancy, proprietary software solution, or cyber-insurance policy has a magic solution that will ensure compliance. Examples of UCTI could include: technical drawings, software code, manufacturing processes [see sidebar].

Top Technology News for 15 June 2016


Check out Odava's point-of-sale system: Cannabis software startup Odava, founded by former Urban Airship execs, raises cash to fuel growth. Free network software might radically change how routing works. US Accuses Chinese Software Developer of Stealing Source Code - Wall Street Journal. Cannabis software startup Odava, founded by former Urban Airship execs, raises cash to fuel growth. Charles Hall. Need a primer on marketing terms for Machine Learning?

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Fed Tech Roundup November 9th


New York-Washington Maglev Train Gets First Federal Funds - Wall Street Journal. NIST's 5 Steps to Block Unwanted Software on Agency Systems - Nextgov. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from and ): Fed Tech Ticker. GE Unveils Dubai-Based Aviation Tech Support Hub; Jim Daily Comments. SAVE THE DATE: 2015 Technology “Good Scout” Award Luncheon, Nov. Amyx, Inc.

NSF to PST Mail Files Conversion With Performance Focused Solution


When it comes to NSF mail files conversion then most organization runners weave various expectations from the external tool they are going to hire however, Export Notes software is unique in this regard. Consulting Software

IDG Contributor Network: Human-less stores are now possible — and it might be the end of retail

ComputerWorld IT Management

There are no people to clean up the mess when the software guesses wrong. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal , which attended the Osaka unveiling, the reduced-associate stores are powered by an unspecified kind of electronic tag. Are retailers really willing to consider disassociating from associates? I hope that's not the lesson that merchant executives take away from two recent self-checkout moves.

Fed Tech Roundup January 11


Air Force seeks software for distributed adaptive planning - Renew our Capital Projects and Technology Levy this February - Journal of the San Juan Islands. Katie Kennedy. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from and ): Fed Tech Ticker. House set to strengthen government records law - The Killeen Daily Herald. 5 strategies for an innovation nation -

Bloomberg Terminal Outage Creates CIO Headache

The Accidental Successful CIO

Scripps School of Journalism. They say that a combination of hardware and software failures within their network occurred. The Bloomberg network experienced a hardware failure that impacted its software systems.

The Three Most Common Myths in Enterprise Security


If you haven’t patched your software, then the conventional wisdom is you are negligent (by corporate governance, compliance, and reputationally) in your job. A security strategy based on patching software is inherently flawed.

Four top innovators to leave Cisco

ComputerWorld IT Management

The move was first reported by the Wall Street Journal. The companies included Andiamo Networks in storage, Nuova Systems in data-center switching and Insieme Networks in SDN (software-defined networking). Four Cisco Systems executives who led “spin-in” ventures that became important parts of the company have resigned.

Ascent Index: Big Data

The Investing Edge

Of note, a Wall Street Journal piece on the recent buyout of Digg , one of the first social aggregation sites, explained that four years after being founded in 2004, Digg was valued at more than $160 million, but was sold last week for a mere $500,000.

Top Technology News for 27 June 2016


a year earlier (Li Yuan/Wall Street Journal). GeekWork Picks: Stealth-mode software startup Amperity seeks Site Reliability Engineer. Charles Hall. What's more popular than pizza for drone delivery? For prisoners, it's drugs, tobacco, rolling papers, and porn! Inmates use drones to smuggle in drugs and contraband; this is how prisons stop them. Digital Trends. So you think you know Lord of the Rings , eh?

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Technology News and Hot Topics


… It confirmed that it expects net sales for its main networks unit to grow on a year-on-year basis in the second half … Read more on Wall Street Journal. Israel’s Check Point Software Q3 profit beats estimates. TEL AVIV Oct 23 (Reuters) – Internet and network security provider Check Point Software Technologies reported quarterly profit that topped expectations on strong demand for its products and software blades subscriptions.

Fed Tech Roundup August 19


New York to deploy statewide emergency management software - Federal Agencies Hear Testimony on Strict New Big Truck Emissions Rules - Wall Street Journal. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from and ): Fed Tech Ticker. NASA Taps 5 Institutions to Promote STEM Education at Minority-Serving Colleges. NTIA extends ICANN contract for another year. Mission-driven data visualization -

Photograph Leak Demonstrates Importance of Good Hygiene


The Washington Post , The New York Times , and The Wall Street Journal have dedicated front-page links to the story, in a press wave that will contribute to the public’s increasing exposure to cybersecurity concepts and the growing importance of information security. According to Apple’s investigation, the photo leak is not indicative of a software vulnerability but is a result of human error – an easily guessed password, for example. By Shannon Perry.

Tech News Review 19 July 2016


Wall Street Journal . Reuters) A company that sells software that analyzes the human voice and … [Read More.]. The software giant has struggled to find customers … [Read More.]. Bob Gourley. The following are some of the stories we are tracking at CTOvision: Pokémon Go will launch in Japan tomorrow with game’s first sponsored location . Pokémon Go fever has doubled the value of Nintendo’s business, pushing it past Sony in the process.

Fountainhead: What Is Meant by a "Cloud-Ready" Application?


than one version of their software. I also wanted to share a brief thought here: What would a "cloud-ready" software suite look like? We all know that large software and platform vendors (think: Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, Symantec, Citrix, CA, IBM, HP etc.) Cloud Computing Journal.

Insider’s Guide to the New Holographic Computing


By Lewis Shepherd. Editor''s note: we saw this post on Lewis Shepherd''s blog ( ) and requested Lewis share it with you here. -bg. In my seven happy years at Microsoft before leaving a couple of months ago, I was never happier than when I was involved in a cool “secret project.”.

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State Management and Scheduling with the Amazon EC2 Container Service

All Things Distributed

These are challenging problems that engineers building software systems have been trying to solve for a long time. Amazon ECS is built on top of one of these primitives - a Paxos-based transaction journal that maintains a history of state transitions. Last November, I had the pleasure of announcing the preview of Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS) at re:Invent.