About Charles Hall

Chuck is an innovative Information Technology Executive at Cognitio Corp with awards for solving problems, leading teams, managing projects, and providing clear vision and direction. His experience includes CTO and VP of IT positions with Wells Fargo and Marsh & McLennan, as well as Senior Director for Enterprise Technologies at Advisory Board. His industry experience includes finance, insurance, health care, manufacturing, software development, retail, logistics, and product delivery, creating a unique perspective within the IT world.

Voting Machines Hacked at DEF CON in Las Vegas

Just how secure are the nation’s voting machines, and how much should you worry about a hacker changing voting results?  Based on what a group of hackers  in Las Vegas, the machines are easily hacked, and voting results are not secure. Every year, there is a conference held in Las Vegas, called DEF CON, where ethical hackers […]

President Launches New Tech Group

President Donald Trump has launched the American Technology Council via executive order on May 1, 2017.  A meeting is being scheduled for June to bring together executives to start hashing out the initiative. While a list of tech executives being invited has not been released, some of the tech companies from Trump’s first tech summit […]

Hortonworks HDP 2.5: Improved Security and Data Governance

At Hadoop Summit in San Jose on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, Hortonworks announced a new release of its Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) Hadoop distribution, version 2.5, as well as an expansion of its Partnerworks program and a new partnership with AtScale, provider of a self-service Business Intelligence (BI) platform for Hadoop. Some important take-aways from this announcement […]

Analyzing an Organization’s Vulnerability Footprint from an Adversary’s Perspective Can Enable Proactive Detection and Efficient Mitigation of Cyber Threats

NEW YORK, July 20, 2016 – Deloitte Advisory Cyber Risk Services and Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY), the global supercomputing leader, introduced today the first commercially available high-speed, supercomputing threat analytics service, Cyber Reconnaissance and Analytics. The subscription-based offering is designed to help organizations effectively discover, understand and take action to defend against cyber adversaries. The threat intelligence […]

Right-Sizing Data Center Resources

One of the perennial problems of data centers is monitoring server utilization to ensure right-sizing of resources.  Having too few resources can lead to overprovisioning, which can cause downtime as virtual machines become starved for compute, memory, and storage.  Having too many resources wastes dollars, along with cooling and power.  Getting it just right takes […]

Webinar 29 June 2016: Beyond BI: Agile Visualization, Reporting, and Predictive Analysis on Any Data in the Enterprise

Join us on 9 June 2016 at 1:00 PM ET to learn how automated tools for intuitive, user-friendly visualization, and powerful predictive analysis can uncover new value in your information and empower your agency with new mission capabilities. By the conclusion of this webcast, you will understand: The democratization of predictive analytics: how subject matter experts, […]