Executive Order Underscores Need For Leadership Accountability In Reducing Digital Risk

The 11 May 2017 Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure is notable for several reasons. As Marty Meehan points out, the order is significant as it discusses improvements to the federal government’s (and the nation’s) digital infrastructure, protection of the power grid, replacement of antiquated IT systems, and protection against cyber […]

10 Tips to Keep Hackers Out of Your Smart Home

As technology continues to make life more convenient for users, it is making the lives of thieves easier as well. Owners of smart homes are under constant threat of electronic theft and violation. The even scarier part is that sometimes you can’t even tell when you have been hacked. A smart door can be remotely […]

Solarflare’s Open Compute Platform, Software-Defined, NIC Card

Solarflare, a global leader in networking solutions for modern data centers, is releasing an Open Compute Platform (OCP) software-defined, networking interface card, offering the industry’s most scalable, lowest latency networking solution to meet the dynamic needs of the enterprise environment. The SFN8722 OCP offers 10GbE performance, which is critical for today’s data centers where ultra […]

Steps for Fortifying Your Organization’s Data in the Cyber War

The most recent ransomware attacks should make every executive in every company take notice, and be worried. Last week, I spoke at a cyber event and came with a message: the continued focus on legacy endpoint and network security is almost worthless. As cyber attacks become more sophisticated, our reliance on legacy ‘castle and moat’ theory to […]

Cybersecurity Executive Order Provides Agency Leadership with Opportunities and Challenges

President Trump’s “Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening US Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure” is significant as it discusses improvements to the Nation’s digital infrastructure, protection of the power grid, replacement of antiquated IT systems, protection against cyber threats. It also makes government leadership accountable for cyber deterrence. Agency heads can no longer delegate responsibility for cybersecurity […]

Why Consumerism is Becoming a Top Priority Among CIOs

Within the healthcare industry, CIOs have begun to turn towards consumerism for its technological implications and its innovating change in the healthcare industry. By treating patients less like clients and more like consumers, healthcare organizations can increase engagement between medical providers and the patient-consumer. CIOs have recognized that the patients of today are vastly more […]