About Ryan Kamauff

Ryan Kamauff is a senior analyst with Crucial Point LLC. He produces technology focused content for CTOvision.com and reports on analytical megatrends at the new analysis focused Analyst One.

Powerbag: one accessory we all need

I recently picked up a Powerbag. For those not familiar with this device, a Powerbag is a pretty normal looking case, but with a plus, a battery pack with integrated circuitry hidden inside. I grabbed the Powerbag Business Class Case (my case has the larger 6000 mAh battery, unlike this version), which offers a zip out […]

Did Amazon knock one out of the park with the Kindle Fire HDX?

Last week, Jeff Bezos and Amazon released their updated Kindle Fire HD. I have been waiting to see how Amazon would react to the new Google/Asus Nexus 7 (which was quite a hit), but was honestly quite surprised with the quality of the product that Amazon has released. Coupled with their Fire OS 3.0 (based […]

CTOvision Podcast: Cybersecurity with IO’s CSO, Bob Butler

In this podcast, Bob Butler, CSO and vice-CISO of IO joined me to discuss cybersecurity and how improved data center operations can change the cyber paradigm. IO is the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services designs, engineers and delivers cloud enabling data center infrastructure and software for the world’s largest enterprises, governments […]

Big data spending to reach $114 billion in 2018, Botnet Found on Tor and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Multiplayer games and DoS attacks – Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (MMORPG) companies are especially concerned about denial of service attacks. Many believe that they have been targeted (perhaps by rivals) to put down the servers. Hackers and criminals may initiate these attacks […]

Some thoughts on the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C

Today, Apple is having their event to release the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C. The S is their updated flagship device, while the iPhone 5C is the new budget device. The new iPhone 5S is quite well equipped to deal with the next generation of apps and video. The iPhone 5S does manage to […]

DISA brings cybersecurity to the JIE, B.C. computer servers linked to $500M global theft ring and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. DISA brings cybersecurity to the JIE – “He [Orndorff, chief information assurance executive and program executive officer for mission assurance at the Defense Information Systems Agency] kept returning to one point: It’s no longer about being able to collect the data; it’s about analyzing the data […]