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Pushing Computers to the Edge: Next Generation Security and Privacy Controls for Systems and IoT Devices

In the video below, Professor Gene Spafford, Executive Director Emeritus of CERIAS at Perdue, introduces one of the nation’s great digital risk and cybersecurity thinkers, Dr. Ron Ross of NIST, who then provides very important context on what the next generation of cybersecurity and privacy controls need to cover. Ron provides an outstanding overview on the challenges […]

A Tutorial For Enhancing Your Home DNS Protection

Editor’s note: We are aiming this tutorial at the non-technical person. Please share with anyone in your life who could benefit from this. -bg Have you ever seen a picture of an old fashioned telephone operator? The operator played a critical function in establishing a global telephone network where any phone could talk to any phone. […]

Big Data Can Be Used for More Than Just Targeting A Customer Base

Big data has almost always been primarily used to target clients using tailored products, targeted advertising. This has skewed the use of big data that often everyone simply assumes big data is for targeting the customer base. However, there are many other uses for big data in a firm that may or may not be […]

Finding Common Ground with Your CEO

The chief technology officer (CTO) and chief executive officer must work together for the good of the company. The CTO is responsible for focusing on technological matters, such as computers, websites and social networking. The CEO leads the board of directors to make good decisions about company policy and finances. Even if you are a […]

How Big Data is Becoming Smaller Than Small Data

In E-Commerce, Small Data = Big Data and Vice Versa Big Data, small data and everyday data: Is there a meaningful difference between these three information carriers nowadays? The answer by data scientists would be no; some of the information that can be gleaned from Big Data sets these days can also be extracted from […]

Variety in collaboration tools is not a curse!

According to a recent article in ZDNet, “… enterprise collaboration is exciting again.” The reasons given for this include: Low friction “chat” solutions are making collaboration easier in the enterprise. New collaboration tools come with apps that simplify integration with other enterprise systems. Collaboration tools are proliferating and this complicates adoption of a universal enterprise […]