More Questions than Answers from Data Breach Report

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The American media has never paid more attention to data breaches and cybersecurity than it does today. Major breaches in the last year – at large companies like Target and eBay – have made information security discussions more worrying and more widespread, albeit still not universally understood. On August 5th, Nicole Perlroth and David Gelles […]

New White Paper on Big Data for Predictive Policing

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CTOlabs.com, a subsidiary of the technology research, consulting and services firm Crucial Point LLC and a peer site of CTOvision.com, has just announced a white paper on the use of Big Data for Predictive Policing In this paper we review the evolution of law enforcement use of Big Data and capture some key lessons learned. We also provide tips […]

CTOlabs publishes White Paper on Big Data for Predictive Policing

CTOlabs.com, a subsidiary of the technology research, consulting and services firm Crucial Point LLC and a peer site of CTOvision.com, has just announced a white paper on the use of Big Data for Predictive Policing In this paper we review the evolution of law enforcement use of Big Data and capture some key lessons learned. We also provide […]

Managing Internal Threats

The number of annual security incidents caused by insider threats continues to increase.  In The CERT Guide to Insider Threats, Capelli et al writes, “Insider threats are an intriguing and complex problem. Some assert that they are the most significant threat faced by organizations today.” Disgruntled system administrators damage data and systems, skilled professionals steal […]

Fighting Cyber Crime with Transparency

Recently, I had the opportunity to participate in The Atlantic Council’s Young Professionals in Cyber Policy discussion with thinkers from industry, academia, think tanks, and policy.  After speaking with Karl Grindal of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association, I realized that part of the reason for the current insecurity and high criminality in cyberspace is game […]