About Marty Meehan

Marty Meehan is a senior director at Cognitio Corp . He writes at CTOvision.com and the cyber focused Threat Brief Marty's background is in the national security technology sector.

Kinetica Brings GPU Acceleration to Tableau

Tableau is transforming the business world by making it easy to visualize and understand data. However, with large datasets, streaming data and more complex queries, enterprise users can find themselves frustrated with slow performance and long wait times as the underlying database struggles to keep up. Kinetica (https://www.kinetica.com/), a provider of GPU-accelerated database technology, is […]

Best Practices for Federal DNS Security

Domain Name Systems are the core of every Federal network. Malicious actors depend on DNS to maneuver within systems and steal critical information – a whopping 91.3% of cyberattacks use DNS. With advanced persistent threats a growing trend, DNS security is a fundamental mission of every Federal IT security professional. BlueCat is providing a webinar […]

Kinetica: GPU-accelerated analytics database

With this post we are initializing our coverage of Kinetica. Kinetica offers a GPU-accelerated, in-memory analytics database (https://www.kinetica.com/product/) that delivers truly real-time response to queries on large, complex and streaming data sets: 100x faster performance at 1/10 of the hardware of traditional databases. Kinetica was initially developed for the US Army Intelligence and Security Command […]

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 […]

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 […]

Defense in Depth: Protecting the Organization’s Data

Editor’s note: in this post, Cognitio’s Marty Meehan provides context on an economical, scalable and highly secure defense in depth solution leveraging PKWARE’s Smartcrypt and QuintessenceLabs. – bg The stakes get higher every day. External security threats grow more sophisticated and unpredictable. Internal controls become more complicated and challenging to implement. When data breaches do […]