Americans Optimistic about Technology’s Future


In the 20th century, science fiction writers imagined incredible futuristic technologies – inventions like lab-grown organs and driverless cars, teleportation and space colonization, robots that take care of our sick and DNA manipulation of unborn children. In our century, technological achievements increasingly resemble the science fictions novels we read in high school, and the good […]

Initial Assessment on NIST Coordinated Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity


The White House just released the new NIST-coordinated Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (download it at: Cybersecurity-Framework). Here is what you need to know about this framework: This framework is the product of lots of hard work and coordination with many stakeholders. The result is a nice tutorial that will be useful to beginners. […]

Innovators/Inventors/Entrepreneurs: If You Have The Will And Endurance To Turn Your Security Tech Idea Into A Real Solution Work with Mach37


We have written before about Mach37, the innovative and intensive cyber accelerator located at the Center for Innovative Technology. Mach37 runs an intensive technology launch program that moves firms through a 90 day process designed to make very virtuous change for the cyber security ecosystem. From their website: MACH37™ is America’s premier market-centric cybersecurity accelerator. […]

5 Webapps to Add to Your Security Tool Arsenal

When you’re mobile, away from the office, or just caught off-guard without your tools and security setup, you need a way to analyze, assess, and interpret emerging threats on-the-fly.  That’s why these 5 free web applications are absolute must-haves for your Favorites Folder.   Site: Purpose: Visits URLs so you don’t have to. About: […]

DISA brings cybersecurity to the JIE, B.C. computer servers linked to $500M global theft ring and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. DISA brings cybersecurity to the JIE – “He [Orndorff, chief information assurance executive and program executive officer for mission assurance at the Defense Information Systems Agency] kept returning to one point: It’s no longer about being able to collect the data; it’s about analyzing the data […]

Now we can reveal: Centripetal Networks a 2013 FinTech Innovation Lab company


I’ve mentioned before how incredibly proud I am to be on the board of Centripetal Networks, provider of the Rule Gate high performance packet filter/network device and comprehensive solutions like Clean Internet service. Something we have been unable to publicly talk about till now is work that Centripetal has been doing with the FinTech Innovation Lab. FinTech […]