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Government Cybersecurity Through Obscurity And Paying Attention To Data Lifecycles

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:26:00 -0500

An NSF survey's use of late night phone surveys from unknown numbers and argument that confirming encryption use is dangerous offers a case study in cybersecurity through obscurity, modern data lifecycles and just how far the US Government must go to modernize to the new reality of cybersecurity.


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IBM Targets Installed Base With Second Phase Of POWER9 Systems

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:27:00 -0500

Back in December, IBM announced the first phase of its POWER9 products—its first POWER9 chip and its first POWER9-based server. Now IBM has officially launched the second phase of its POWER9 server products. I am going to delve further into the new announcements.


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Stalled Equifax Breach Investigation Could Provide Valuable Insight

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:14:00 -0500

Cybersecurity experts weigh in on the consequences of the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)--the watchdog agency in charge of protecting consumers--decision to pull back on its investigation into the massive data breach at Equifax.


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SAPVoice: Click Here To Add Blockchain Trust To Your Shipment

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:00:00 -0500

Buyers and sellers alike are looking at blockchain to lower costs by digitizing paper-based processes, streamlining collaboration to speed up payments for goods shipped and delivered.


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Professor Alex Pentland Banks On Blockchain To Bring Predictive Analytics To The Masses

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:08:00 -0500

Using blockchain technology, Professor Alex Pentland hopes social physics will enable us to better understand peer-to-peer learned interactions in order to serve the financial community, as well as bring commercial decision-making into the 21st century.


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Handling The Triple Challenge Of An Agile Adversary: Russia

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 07:59:00 -0500

The Five Principles Needed To Defeat An Agile Network


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Love Is 'No Battlefield' With The Blockchain, But Is It A Perfect Match?

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:09:00 -0500

As an industry, dating and matchmaking services have become a $3 billion market and online dating has gone a long way from its infancy in the early 2000s - the noughties. Now emerging technologies like blockchain are coming on the scene, but is it perfect match for building online dating services?


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Data Needs A Strategy - Who Can Help Create One?

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:31:00 -0500

Principal analyst Patrick Moorhead has been thinking a lot about data recently. Thinking about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). This has been stimulated by some things that I have seen that have really highlighted how the world is changing. Here are some thoughts.


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This Super Stealth Startup Has Built An Apple Hacker's Paradise

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:15:00 -0500

'Magic' software lets anyone spawn an iPhone in 10 minutes before they start probing it for weaknesses. It works on pretty much every Apple device going, with iPhone X coming in spring.


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You Can Log In To Windows 10 With Your Veins

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:00:00 -0500

Passwords are a pain. There's an alternative, and it's hiding right under your skin.


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Google Chrome Starts Blocking In-Your-Face Ads Tomorrow

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:00:00 -0500

At its core, Google is in advertising company. That's why its a little confusing to hear Google's own Chrome web browser will start blocking ads tomorrow.


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Sony Just Coughed Up PS4 Data To The FBI In A Kansas Terror Investigation

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 07:30:00 -0500

Sony has all kinds of revealing data it can hand to the feds, as an unprecedented case in Kansas shows.


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How The $500 Million Coincheck Hack Exposes Deeper Security Flaws In Corporate Japan

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:36:00 -0500

The $500Mhack of Coincheck is not an isolated incident, but the result of a systemic problem in Japanese computer security and a new online tool. Since there is little incentive to address this concern today, we are going to see more hacks of this nature very soon in Japan.


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Lenovo Focusing On Server Security, Just Talks Less About It

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 15:59:00 -0500

Many datacenter vendors are amping their security efforts in response to the increased threat from hackers who are wanting to go after the datacenter server. Lenovo has been a bit reserved in communicating its security strategy. It is an interesting story that I would like to discuss here.


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Hackers Email Bogus Tax Threats To Spread Ransomware

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:15:00 -0500

Tax time is just around the corner, and that means you've got to be constantly on the lookout for IRS-related scams.


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11 Website Design And Development Best Practices For 2018

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:05:00 -0500

Internet is swarming with poor website designs that miss both technical and content mark. Clients and developers alike continuously contribute to the current outbreak of design delinquency in equal measure. Let’s take a look at how they perpetrate this trend and pinpoint new development standards.


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Hackers Attacked The Olympics During The Opening Ceremonies

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:45:00 -0500

While you were busy watching the record-breaking drone formation and thousands of athletes marching in, someone was busy attacking the Pyeongchang Oympics.


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This 'Olympic Destroyer' Malware May Have Killed Winter Games Computers -- UPDATED

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:20:00 -0500

Malware was hell bent on destruction, say researchers, after the website for the Winter Olympics in South Korea goes down during the opening ceremony.


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ATM 'Jackpotting' Attacks Reveal Deeper Problems

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:08:00 -0500

ATMs represent a ‘canary in a coal mine’ of sorts – a high value endpoint that attracts attacks. If a financial institution, say, cannot adequately protect its ATMs, then its overall enterprise cybersecurity is likely to be questionable.


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SAPVoice: Migrating To The Cloud: 3 Things For Private Equity Funds To Consider

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:10:00 -0500

The underlying technology and decision-making process behind a Cloud migration is not simple, nor is it easy to understand.


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E.U. Hoping New Data Protection Under GDPR Will Have Global Impact

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 14:39:00 -0500

Can the European Union convince the world to dance to its data security tune?


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The Best Cloud Computing Companies To Work For In 2018 Based On Glassdoor

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 13:34:00 -0500

According to employee's ratings, Mendix, Reltio, Zoho, Google, SAP, Netskope, OutSystems and LogicMonitor are the best cloud computing companies to work for in 2018. Combining CRN and Glassdoor data deliver new insights into which companies are the best to work for based on employee's feedback.


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No Time For Complacency For U.S. Banks - Aggressive Technology Use Can Create Real Shareholder Value

Fri, 9 Feb 2018 10:48:00 -0500

Banks’ everyday business of gathering deposits and making loans is not worth the effort from a shareholder perspective. To improve the performance of traditional banking, digital technologies need to be used to lower total cost of funds, and advanced pricing analytics to expand net interest margin.


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Here's What This Wild Stock Market Ride Means For Your 401K

Fri, 9 Feb 2018 10:04:00 -0500

As the stock market underwent a downturn, but short of an official correction since it was under 10%, it was easy to forget that the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up four times that much overall since President Trump took office.


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Automotive Drives BlackBerry's Future, But Only To A Certain Point

Fri, 9 Feb 2018 08:00:00 -0500

BlackBerry bolsters automotive IoT business with a new SaaS offering called Jarvis. The company is making strides in the arena but will need to drive deeper into IoT markets for success.


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Critical iPhone Source Code Leak Could Be A Security Disaster

Thu, 8 Feb 2018 14:30:00 -0500

Top secret code from Apple's iOS has been leaked online, and it could have serious repercussions for iPhone and iPad users.


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Microsoft Ditches Passwords In New Version Of Windows 10

Thu, 8 Feb 2018 12:15:00 -0500

Microsoft won't let you use a password in this new version of Windows 10, but that doesn't mean it's any less secure.


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NVIDIA's Upcoming GTC 2018 Is The Place To Be If You Are Anyway Involved In AI Or ML

Thu, 8 Feb 2018 07:01:00 -0500

f you or your company is involved or interested in AI and ML, GTC is the place to be whether you are a developer, a data scientist or a business person. This year, NVIDIA says GTC features more than 500 hours of scientists, researchers, and developers. Here is my take on NVIDIA GTC 2018.


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Tender Armor Offers Dynamic Two-Factor Security For Financial Transactions

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 15:23:00 -0500

Secure financial transactions require dynamic two-factor authentication, but some bio-metrics are less secure that people think. A warmed Gummy Bear can lift a fingerprint from an iPhone.


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You Won't Believe How Fast A Criminal Can Install A Card Skimmer

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 12:15:00 -0500

Think the payment terminal you're about to swipe your card in is safe just because it's in a well-lit, public area? Thing again.


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The Battle Against Synthetic Identity Fraud Is Just Beginning

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 09:46:00 -0500

Synthetic identity fraud is costing banks billions of dollars and countless hours as they chase down people who don’t exist. To help solve the issue, banks should get to know customers better using AI and machine learning; and collaborate to create a central method to verify identity.


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Strava Promises Updates As Another Privacy Scare Lands

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 09:00:00 -0500

It's possible to triangulate a user's supposedly Private Zones, researchers warn.


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HP Inc. Ups The Ante With New Mainstream Business Notebooks And Mobile Workstations

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 03:01:00 -0500

HP Inc. has been on a roll lately, recently re-attaining the #1-unit market share position in PCs. CES left me wondering what the company had in the works in this area as I saw new platforms from the competition. Here is my take on the new and upcoming technology arriving from HP Inc.


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What's Behind Australia's Bid To Become A Top Arms Exporter?

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 23:04:00 -0500

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced ambitions to ramp up Australia's military equipment exports. What is behind the desire to become top 10 in the arms race?


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When Exposure Becomes A Threat: Your Digital Life In The Wrong Hands

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 17:00:00 -0500

It is crucial that executives and other high-net-worth individuals are aware of the volume of information that is available about them and their families online.


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Amazon Says Don't Worry About This Raspberry Pi Key Hack -- But Is Fixing It Anyway

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 16:32:00 -0500

Alleged Amazon Key hack messes with Wi-Fi connectivity to make it appear that a door is locked when it isn't. Amazon says it's no big deal.


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Was A Frontier Airlines Jet Almost Hit By A Drone Over Las Vegas?

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 15:22:00 -0500

Outlaw drone operators post video showing a drone unsafely flying over a Frontier airliner near Las Vegas airport.


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A Convincing Fake Reddit Site Is Stealing User Passwords

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 11:54:00 -0500

Fakes are rather common on Reddit, but an entire Fake Reddit? That takes things to a dangerous new level.


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Video Is Erasing People, From Prison To Porn, As Wall Street Profits

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 10:00:00 -0500

Our rush to swap humans for screens could soon mean that no one will know if we vanish, and jails are paving the way -- not in "Black Mirror," but real life.


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The First Ever CIO Of $7 Billion Dover Corporation's Drives Toward A Culture Of Innovation

Mon, 5 Feb 2018 09:23:00 -0500

Dinu Parel is the first ever chief information officer of $7 billion revenue Dover Corporation. He has worked to centralize shared services and security, while changing IT's culture from an order taking function to an advisory strategic advisory function that helps drive innovation.


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The Real Reason Red Hat Is Acquiring CoreOS

Sun, 4 Feb 2018 14:23:00 -0500

The addition of the CoreOS technology and team to Red Hat’s already extensive expertise with Kubernetes, in the overall context of hybrid IT, gives it perhaps the most credible and comprehensive modern enterprise infrastructure today.


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Microsoft Is Getting Tough With Sneaky Windows Tune-Up Apps

Fri, 2 Feb 2018 11:15:00 -0500

Programs that claim to clean and optimize your Windows computer don't always deliver as promised. Some actually create more problems than they solve.


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The Mobile Economy Has A $17.5B Leak: App Piracy

Fri, 2 Feb 2018 06:03:00 -0500

Not all pirates say "arrghh" and wear eye patches. Some are smart, sophisticated, and technologically advanced.


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Acronis Releases Free Ransomware Protection For Microsoft Windows

Thu, 1 Feb 2018 17:01:00 -0500

According to Cybersecurity Ventures, the cost of global ransomware attacks will exceed $11.5 billion annually by 2019, up from $5 billion last year and $325 million in 2015 - a 15X increase in just two years.


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'Panty Buster' Toy Left Private Sex Lives Of 50,000 Exposed

Thu, 1 Feb 2018 05:50:00 -0500

Vibrator for women can be controlled remotely, whilst customers passwords were left wide open.


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Meet The CEO Making Sure You Never Need To Type A Password Again

Thu, 1 Feb 2018 01:54:00 -0500

I spoke with NoPassword CEO Yaser Masoudnia shares the vision behind NoPassword, shifting the paradigm of identity management and the blueprint for building passwords of the future.


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How Machine Learning And Other Tech Trends Will Disrupt Cyber Security In 2018

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 23:45:00 -0500

I spoke with Red Canary CEO Brian Beyer about the vision behind his company, the future of cyber security and how top tech trends are impacting the industry in 2018.


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Ransomware And Cryptomining Spiked In 2017 According To Report

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 23:09:00 -0500

A new report from Malwarebytes finds that ransomware and cryptomining attacks rose dramatically in 2017, accompanied by a 12 percent spike in attacks against consumers.


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The Challenges Of Securing And Protecting Containers During Runtime

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 20:27:00 -0500

Containers offer a variety of benefits, but also introduce unique security concerns. Organizations need to have security capable of securing and protecting a dynamic container environment during runtime.


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Trump's State Of The Union Address Reaches Across The Aisle With One Weird Trick

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 17:31:00 -0500

Pundits praised President Trump's first State of the Union Address for making new moves toward bipartisanship ... or at least pretending to reach out to Democrats.


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Considering Crowdfunding? 16 Ways You Can Fight Back Against Copycats

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 15:16:00 -0500

There are enormous benefits to running a crowdfunding campaign. There's also a major drawback: Getting beaten to the punch. Here are 16 ways entrepreneurs can fight back against copycats.


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Paladin Armor Seeks To Redefine Smart Home Security

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 15:07:00 -0500

Analyst Mark Vena examines Paladin Armor's new smart home security technology.


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One Hacker Can Make $100M A Year With Evil Cryptocurrency Miners

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 11:00:00 -0500

Criminals can make a fortune by turning their botnets into mining farms.


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How Trump Picked Which President Showed Up To State Of The Union Last Night

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 10:58:00 -0500

As the United States prepares to tune into Donald Trump's first State of the Union Address, word from the White House is that we'll get Teleprompter Trump: scripted, normal, courteous. But this is Donald Trump, so who knows how long it will last?


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Ex-SoftLayer Chief Lance Crosby's New Startup Acquired Its Way To $200M In Revenue In 2 Years

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 08:00:00 -0500

Lance Crosby sold SoftLayer to IBM for $2 billion. Now at second act Stackpath, he's the one doing the acquiring, buying his way to $200 million in revenue in just two years.


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Florida 12-Year-Olds Charged With Cyberstalking After Classmate's Death

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 13:06:00 -0500

Following the death of Gabriella Green, two middle-schoolers are facing charges of cyberstalking in Panama City Beach, Florida, where the crime is considered a felony.


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A Venture Capitalist's Assessment From Davos: Blockchain, AI And Security Are Top Priorities

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 13:05:00 -0500

Index Ventures Vice President Jacob Jofe offers perspectives on three major technology themes that were front of mind at the World Economic Forum: Blockchain, artificial intelligence, and security.


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SAPVoice: You Need A Hacker's Mindset To Fight Cybercrime's $6 Trillion Price Tag

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500

Fighting Cybercrime $6 Trillion Price Tag: How SAP uses gamified training to embed security awareness and a hacker's mindset into the DNA of every employee.


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Strava Was Just The Beginning: Even Seemingly Innocent Data Can Be Weaponized

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 17:44:00 -0500

Strava was just the beginning. Our phones and Internet habits are nonstop broadcast beacons letting the world know our habits, wants, fears, and desires (not to mention our bank account and Social Security numbers). Even information that seems innocent can, in the right context, be weaponized.


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Microsoft Releases Update To Disable Intel's Troublesome Mitigation Against Spectre Vulnerability

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 13:35:00 -0500

Microsoft reacted to Intel’s news and has released an update that disables Intel’s fix for Spectre Varient 2. A post on the Windows Support site says that while Intel qualifies and tests a new microcode update, Microsoft would make make available an out of band update that disables the mitigation.


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New AI Tech Blinds Computer Facial Recognition Systems

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:22:00 -0500

Tel Aviv startup D-ID aims to make it considerably safer to post personal photos online.


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Criminals Are Using Malware To Empty Bank Machines

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 11:04:00 -0500

Think some hacker forcing an ATM to spew out a stream of bills is the stuff of a Hollywood cybercrime flick? Think again. It's actually happening right here in the U.S.


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Western Digital's CIO Modernizes Technology In The Face Of Two Major Acquisitions

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 10:44:00 -0500

Most executives charged to integrate three multi-billion dollar companies at once would think of it as a headache. To Western Digital's CIO Steve Phillpott it was an opportunity. Since change would impact two-thirds of employees, why not invest in best-of-breed solutions wherever possible.


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Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Google, Comcast, AT&T And Verizon Know You Well - OK With That?

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 10:09:00 -0500

Apple, Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, Google, Comcast, AT&T & Verizon know where we live, what we do and how we think. Are we OK with that? Time to explore the trade-offs between efficiency and control.


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Why Strava's Fitness Tracking Should Really Worry You

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 07:05:00 -0500

Strava isn't the only one with a God's eye view of user locations, warns researcher.


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'Crypto-Heist': Coincheck Hack Could Be The World's Biggest Ever Cryptocurrency Theft

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 12:45:00 -0500

Japanese company says it has lost $534 million worth of digital money following an attack on its network.


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Top 5 Concerns To Focus On For Data Privacy Day

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 10:26:00 -0500

A recent survey from McAfee highlights some interesting trends and serious concerns for how people secure and protect their personal information as we head into Data Privacy Day.


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Hackers Abuse Google Ad Network To Spread Malware That Mines Cryptocurrency

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 14:00:00 -0500

Despite recent struggles, cryptocurrency mining can still be very profitable. Profitable enough that cybercriminals are using some pretty bold tactics to boost their mining efforts.


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Donald Trump Gets Credit For Attempting To Fire FBI's Mueller Without Benefit Of Getting Rid Of Him

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 13:01:00 -0500

Reportedly, the White House attorney talked Trump out of it giving Special Counsel Robert Mueller the axe. Now Trump has the worst of both worlds. . Not good for the author of The Art of the Deal.


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Bitcoin With A Beat: There's Now A Cryptocurrency Themed Japanese Girl Group

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 04:40:00 -0500

It seemed only a matter of time before someone fIn Japan ound a way to synergize bitcoin and all-girl idol bands, and this month the debut of Virtual Currency Girls (仮想通貨少女/kasoutsuka shojo) made it happen.


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Davos 2018 Field Report : An Interview With David Shrier From University of Oxford Fintech

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 01:46:00 -0500

David Shrier, Associate Fellow at Oxford University updates us on his new book, the status of the Oxford University FinTech, what is going on in his big data and analytics start-up, and his takeaways from WED 2018 in Davos.


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New Windows 10 App Lets You See What Data Microsoft Collects From Your PC

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:00:00 -0500

Microsoft has dealt with its fair share of privacy complaints over the years. With Windows 10, they've been addressing a lot of user concerns.


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Do You Have What It Takes To Protect Yourself From Phishing Attacks?

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 11:40:00 -0500

Phishing scams have been around for years, and there's a simple reason they haven't gone away. People are still falling for them.


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Atlanta Startup Pindrop Makes Its Push To Power Security For The Voice Economy

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500

With a new voice authentication tool called Passport, Atlanta startup Pindrop says it's cracked the code on identifying callers by their voice in just a second. Its bigger ambition: to provide the voice security layer for a rising voice-based economy.


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Possible Implications Of The Intel Patch

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 06:24:00 -0500

The Intel patch is known to reduce performance. I spoke with CTOs about their take on some of the possible impacts.


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Net Neutrality, Customer Service And Big Brother: Who Controls Your Data Controls Your World

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:55:00 -0500

Who we allow to control data, and what they're allowed to do with it, will define the world in which we live. China, the EU and the United States are taking three different approaches to the question of the balance between individual, corporate and government rights.


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SAPVoice: 4 Ways The Butterfly Effect Will Shape Emerging Technologies In 2018

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 09:20:00 -0500

2018 will bring a heightened emphasis on IoT, AI and Machine Learning which will come together and connect seemingly disparate elements in real-time, and deliver enhanced, connected and optimized futures for all of us.


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SAPVoice: Watch How Blockchain Brings Digital Trust To Bidding Wars [VIDEO]

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500

How blockchain can tackle one of procurement’s major challenges ‒ proposals, sealed-bid auctions and other requests for quotations ‒ build a new foundation of digital trust for organizations.


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Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec On AI, Ambient Computing, Cybersecurity, And Edward Snowden

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 06:35:00 -0500

"Security is unique," says Herjavec. "Inevitably we deal with threats that we didn’t know exist, so we're always going to have this constant catch-up."


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Hawaii's Forgetful Governor Proves Why You Really Need A Password Management Program

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 20:51:00 -0500

After the government of Hawaii sent a warning to cellphones telling Hawaiians that they were about to be hit by an ICBM, it took 38 minutes for the mistake to be corrected. Now we know why.


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Trump White House Exposé 'Fire And Fury' Used To Spread Malware

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 14:51:00 -0500

For the second week in a row, Michael Wolff's look inside the Trump White House "Fire and Fury" is atop the New York Times' best sellers list. Its popularity has not gone unnoticed by cybercriminals.


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Jibrel Network Is Bridging The Gap Between Crypto And Traditional Markets

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:00:00 -0500

Cryptocurrency is forcing us to re-evaluate laws, regulations, and community financial standards. Jibrel Network is here to handle that.


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Meet Europe's 30 Under 30 In Technology 2018: Masters Of Robots, A.I. And Malware

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:45:00 -0500

Leading the fields of artificial intelligence, fintech, cyber security and robotics, these are the 30 young people to watch in European tech this year.


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One Leadership Skill That Turned 12 'Horse Soldiers' Into An Elite Commando Team

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:00:00 -0500

In October, 2001, small teams of American soldiers on horseback defeated thousands of Taliban fighters because the soldiers were trained in one critical leadership skill: Persuasion.


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90% Of Gmail Users Don't Use This Simple Trick To Protect Their Accounts

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 12:05:00 -0500

1.2 billion people around the world use Gmail. Only 10% of them are using one of its best features.


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OnePlus Was Hacked And Up To 40,000 Customers Had Credit Card Info Stolen

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:49:00 -0500

Chinese smartphone maker hacked in November as hackers pilfered credit card information in plain text.


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The Allianz Risk Barometer Ranks Top Risks For Global Corporations

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:24:00 -0500

Risk management and insurance have to shift to meet new threats and new demands in a digitally connected world.


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500 Hacks From Beirut Show Any Government Can Spy On Google's Androids

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:51:00 -0500

Hackers used Facebook and WhatsApp phishing to score massive data haul in a sloppy surveillance op.


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Why Prediction Should Be Added To The NIST Cybersecurity Framework

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:05:00 -0500

More than half of CISOs rely on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework. CrowdStrike's Dan Larson thinks that framework should be expanded to include an important area: predicting threats.


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Facebook To Finally Hold Full Investigation Into Russian Involvement In Brexit

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:42:00 -0500

Facebook has agreed - not entirely happily, from its tone - to expand its investigation into whether Russia meddled with the UK's Brexit referendum.


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Intel Dazzles At CES 2018 Keynote And Gives Progress On Neuromorphic And Quantum Computing

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:10:00 -0500

This past week, I and several other members of the Moor Insights & Strategy team camped out at CES 2018 in Las Vegas to learn as much as we can about the latest in consumer electronics technology, trends and company strategies. Here’s my rundown of the Intel keynote.


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FBI's San Francisco Chief: We Heart Apple, They Train Our Cops

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:41:00 -0500

Apple is much closer with the FBI than the popular narrative would have people believe...


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An Ounce of Prevention - How CrowdStrike Fits Into A Balanced Cybersecurity Portfolio

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:33:00 -0500

CrowdStrike's Falcon Prevent is a next-generation antivirus product that leverages AI and machine learning. Most antivirus products respond to threats that are known and cataloged. Falcon Prevent incorporates AI to expand the net of detectable threats to those that have never been seen before.


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One Of The 'Most Powerful' Android Spyware Tools Ever Was Just Uncovered

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 -0500

Surveillance tool grabs WhatsApp messages by exploiting Google's service for disabled users.


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Do Low-Code/No-Code 'Citizen Developers' Exacerbate Shadow IT?

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:52:00 -0500

Organizations that actively support citizen development with training, low-code/no-code technology, and the right kind of IT support are the ones that will be more agile, innovative, and better able to succeed with their digital transformation efforts.


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Lessons From The Most Digitally Advanced Country In The World

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:42:00 -0500

Estonia is the most digitally advanced society in the world. How did that happen? The country's former CIO, Taavi Kotka, explains the special ingredients that Estonia has, but highlights how other countries can follow in its wake.


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Big Brands Are Funding Piracy, USTR Warns

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 11:12:00 -0500

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) says that pirate sites are making a fortune through advertising, and has highlighted the increasing use of illicit streaming devices in a new report.


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What A World Without Net Neutrality Looks Like

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:08:00 -0500

Fundamentally, whether you’re on the internet, making a phone call or sending and receiving messages, your communication should simply go through, free of interference from your service provider.


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Top 30 Tech Exits To Watch In 2018

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:42:00 -0500

Mergermarket’s annual prediction of which venture capital-backed companies are most likely to exit in the next 12 months.