About Katie Kennedy

Katie Kennedy is a research analyst at Cognitio Corp . She writes at CTOvision.com and the new cyber focused Threat Brief Katie's background is as an analyst and a writer.

Private Clouds eBook

Cloud computing has achieved mainstream acceptance as an IT service delivery platform. Within the cloud paradigm, private cloud is gaining momentum for reasons ranging from performance optimization and cost containment to privacy and security. In Bright Computing’s most recent eBook, they take a brief look at private clouds and discuss: What a private cloud is Challenges associated with […]

CMA Hosts Federal Cybersecurity Solutions Reference Architecture Meeting

The GWACsolutions Center of Excellence* recently conducted a hands-on work session to map and demonstrate alignment of best-in-class solutions and services to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework. “Standardized Frameworks such as the NIST Cybersecurity Framework serve as an essential starting point in the planning process – but they are just that … a starting point” said […]

Pay with your Hand

If you thought paying with your phone was convenient, try paying with your hand. Instead of taking your phone with you to purchase items you want to buy, now all you need is your hand. Charlie Warzel, Senior Writer for BuzzFeed News was the first to try out this technology. Watch Warzel in action in […]

Video Overview of Surprising New Technologies

The video below highlights some of the technology available today, (most of these are only available via Kickstarter now, but clearly they are coming. Enjoy!

Cray Targets Enterprise Big Data with New Open Agile Analytics System

Today, global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. has announced the launch of the Cray® Urika®-GX system — the first agile analytics platform that fuses supercomputing technologies with an open, enterprise-ready software framework for big data analytics. The Cray Urika-GX system contributes to organizational missions by providing unprecedented versatility for running multiple analytics workloads. These workloads can be run […]

5 Factors Federal Agencies Should Consider When Moving To The Cloud Infographic

Moving to the cloud is not a seamless transition for most organizations. There are ways to make it much easier, however. How do you do that? You learn lessons from those that have been engaged in this effort, paying the most attention to those that have successful execution of transitions under their belt. Carahsoft recently […]