There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud ComputingArtificial IntelligenceMobilityBig DataRoboticsInternet of ThingsCyberSecurity.
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Cyber Security is far more than just protecting data. Security is about protecting the functionality of IT. It involves confidentiality, availability and integrity of resources. This higher order approach to cyber security requires vision, leadership, and actions in dimensions of people, process and technology.

We track the concepts, the companies and the leaders shaking things up in the cybersecurity world. Review below and give us your thoughts!

Quick Look On Report of the President’s Commission on Cybersecurity

The report of the President’s Commission on Enhancing Cybersecurity has just been posted to the White House Website. You can download the report here). My quick thoughts: If you are a technologist or a security expert or have been tracking security issues, you can skip the first 10 pages. You know the state of things. […]

DoD Contractors: Complying with new DFARS regulations is easier with external help

If you are a DoD contractor of any size, including sub contractors to other contractors, you no doubt have already heard of the new changes to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARS) requiring enhanced security controls over contract info. The regulations are specific and will be costly. The good news is that the cost of compliance is […]

Are US Retailers Black Friday Combat Ready?

Editor’s note: Sanjeev Sularia, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Intelligence Node, argues that if your brand has any chance of making a play this shopping weekend, pricing is key. His post is also relevant to non-retail organizations and even government. No matter what field you are in, ask yourself, can you change as fast […]

Cybersecurity Protocols to Implement in an Always-Connected Workforce

It used to be that workers would come into the office, sit at their desk, work for eight hours (with a break for lunch in there somewhere), and then go home. Now, however, work is moving out of the office and into, well… everywhere else. With teleconferencing, smartphones, cloud computing, and a long line of […]

Naturally Better Security: Leveraging the power of nature to enhance Internet security

Nature has provided insights for engineers for years, inspiring technical solutions to challenges that replicate the elegant perfection of approaches that work in the natural world. Solutions inspired by nature are being applied to diverse fields including energy production, medicine and healthcare, architecture, food production, transportation and manufacturing. Nature is now providing engineers with the […]

Cognitio’s Cloud Transition Framework Captures Lessons Learned From Real-World Cloud Implementations

The move toward cloud computing as a technology design style continues to accelerate. We all know the expected benefits: reduction in CAPEX, better utilization of resources, improved system availability, better disaster recovery, and flexibility of compute and storage resources. Add in the ability to engineer fine-grained solutions to provide unique opportunities for creating responsive, mission-focused […]