Westworld season one was a great mix of science fiction and drama and action and it was done in a way that should help people think through many tech ethics questions, like how do we want to treat our robots? Does treating robots with violence change our nature? Can robots become sentient? HBO has a formula for their series and that formula meant the series had to have a lot … [Read more...] about All Enterprise Techies Should Watch HBO’s SciFi Epic Westworld: It will help us dialog over shared experiences on what we will not be creating
Every year the RSA conference brings together members of the cybersecurity community for a week of presentations, discussions, tech demos and socials. Concurrent with the event there is always a flurry of press releases. Many are designed to highlight a company’s product or service. Many, like the annoucement of the new Microsoft led coalition of tech firms, might be well … [Read more...] about Global Cyber Alliance Release: Perhaps the most important of the 2018 RSA Conference Season
Fing is a nice app that runs on your smartphone or tablet that will show you who else is on your network. It puts a nice interface on capabilities like Ping, Traceroute and many others and presents information in a way that is fast. You can find links to download the app at Fing.io, and I really recommend it to everyone who has a device. Next time you decide to join a public … [Read more...] about Fingbox: Giving you something you need now more than ever, awareness and control over your home network
It can be really hard for the government to share information with citizens and businesses, for many reasons. We all wish it was easier, but the fact is that complex rules and regulations and the need to operate with some degree of certainty combines with the need to protect sources and methods. Everyone in the community wants things to improve, but I know for a fact some of … [Read more...] about Russian State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Targeting Network Infrastructure Devices
Cognilytica is an AI focused analyst firm. They are known for their industry-leading market research and deep bench of knowledgeable experts on AI. They really know AI because they stay immersed in its implementation and adoption. Their analysts publish research reports, whitepapers and briefing notes for clients. They also provide insights via a weekly newsletter. We subscribe … [Read more...] about Cognilytica’s Weekly Newsletter on AI and Related Topics
In doing some background research for a book review I wanted to dig up an article I remember from years ago. Not remembering exactly where I found it I turned to Google, the research assistant all of humanity turns to in times like this. I entered the search terms: Google Making Us Stupid and in a nano second got the answer I was looking for, the 2008 Atlantic article by … [Read more...] about I’m afraid, Dave. Dave, my mind is going. I can feel it. I can feel it. My mind is going. There is no question about it. I can feel it.
The Cloud Security Alliance is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing, and to provide education on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. It is a member-driven organization. The Cloud Security Alliance is led by a broad coalition of industry … [Read more...] about The Cloud Security Alliance Hosts 5th Annual Federal Summit on 15 May 2018