About Bob Gourley

Bob Gourley is a Co-founder and Partner at Cognitio and the publisher of CTOvision.com and ThreatBrief.com. Bob's background is as an all source intelligence analyst and an enterprise CTO. Find him on Twitter at @BobGourley

Risk IQ Launches Groundbreaking Security Intelligence Services Product That Enables Automated Defenses

28 July  2016–SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–RiskIQ, the leader in external threat management, today announced general availability for its Security Intelligence Services, a ground-breaking new product that uses the Internet itself as a detection system to automatically defend a network from cyber attacks. Attackers use automation and can launch sophisticated attacks at very low cost by rotating […]

DNC hack requires swift, forceful response from Washington

Jason Healey provides well-reasoned context on what the US should do about the DNC hacks in an opinion piece in Passcode titled “DNC hack requires swift, forceful response from Washington.” Jason is perhaps the first in history to have examined this potential threat of cyber attacks designed to influence a populace. I recall learning from […]

Will We See You At The DoDIIS Conference in Atlanta 1-3 August?

The Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) Conference is in Atlanta next week. I’ll be attending seeking to connect with old friends, see new technology demonstrations and, more importantly, listen to people from across the intelligence community express their views on mission needs. This is an unclassified conference so I’ll work hard to capture […]

Subscribe to the a16z Podcast to track the megatrends driving us all forward

My favorite podcast, by far, is the a16z Podcast.  Every edition provides interesting insights on topics technologists and forward thinking executives should track. The topic I just listed to featured Fei-Fei Li, associate professor at Stanford University, along with the brilliant star of tech trend context Sonal Chokshi and the famous a16z partner Frank Chen. The topic was “When […]

Things To Do Right Now About Your Cybersecurity Workforce Crisis

Intel Security has released Hacking the Skills Shortage, a report revealing the current cybersecurity workforce crisis. The report is full of interesting observations. For example, 71% of respondents admitted that this lack of talent has had a direct and negative effect on their organization. The shortage in cybersecurity skills has done measurable damage to companies. […]

Changing Government Requirement For Market Research to Continuous Market Assessment

During interview today with GovMatters.tv I’ll be discussing an observation many of us in the enterprise technology community have been discussing lately. There is a growing consensus in the enterprise tech community (CIO, CTO, CISO) regarding the Cambrian Explosion of great capabilities in the tech sector. Although this is an incredibly exciting time to be an […]