Cyber at the Crossroads: A one day symposium on the critical cyber events of 1997 and 1998 that shaped our response to cyber war

There are many challenges in cybersecurity. Most challenges are due to adversaries that continue to innovate and create new means of breaking into systems. But other challenges come from leaders who do not learn the lessons from history. We have called that problem cyber threat amnesia, the observed tendency of any organization to forget the […]

RFUN: The Recorded Future Annual Threat Intelligence Conference Oct 4-5 2017

The 6th Annual Recorded Future Threat Intelligence Conference will be held 4-5 Oct at the Newseum in Washington DC. This event should be of interest to any threat intelligence professional, specially those in the disciplines of cyber threat intelligence and business risk. From their info site: Recorded Future customers, partners, and threat intelligence experts will […]

Operational Intelligence: The Next Generation of Business Intelligence

Today, enterprise software is more than a transactional system – it is a decision support tool that enables senior management to effectively run the business. But, given the various technologies available on the market now, it can be difficult for managers to figure out which data analytics tools are needed to optimize their business operations. […]

Time For A Fourth Law of Robotics

Science fiction fans recognize Asimov’s prescient thoughts on robot programming, captured in his three laws of robotics. In Asimov’s sci-fi world, robots were all programmed to protect their humans (the first law), to obey their humans (the second law) and to protect themselves (the third law). These laws laid the foundation for many fantastic, futuristic […]

Last Chance To Register For The Data Event Of The Year: StrataData NYC 25-28 Sep 2017

The yearly Strata Data conference (formerly known as Hadoop World) will be 25-28 Sep 2017. This is the place to be to network with peers, learn lessons from others in the field, and track the status of the greatest technological solutions in the Big Data field. Topics include: AI, Big data & the Cloud, Data […]

Four Common Password Practices You Might Want To Reconsider

Every few years, the National Institute of Standards and Technology revises its Digital Identity Guidelines, which include password best practices. The revisions are greeted with consternation by some because the guidance can run counter to long-cherished beliefs about what constitutes a good password and a good authentication system. NIST takes into consideration both the theoretical […]