Japan Approved The Largest Military Budget Since World War II: What are they spending it on?


Japan has recently approved the largest military budget since World War II. The regional security concerns are the natural drivers of this investment, but interestingly, the US DoD budgets cuts seem to be having the biggest impact. US forces are scrimping and pulling back resources wherever they can; meanwhile encouraging the coalitions to pick up […]

The Cybersecurity Framework in Action: An Intel Use Case


On 3 March 2015 I participated in a deep dive into some key policies and processes used by Intel to continue to reduce the business risk of cyber threats. This review was presented by Malcolm Harkins, Intel’s Chief Security and Privacy Officer. Malcolm was briefing how Intel corporation leveraged the NIST-coordinated Framework for Improving Critical […]

ThreatConnect In The News: Washington Post Examines Link Between China and Anthem Attack


I just got off the phone with Adam Vincent of ThreatConnect. What a great leader and technologist. I have watched as he and a team of very smart, mission focused technologists turned his company into a provider of capabilities in demand by a growing number of Fortune 500 companies. ThreatConnect provides a product of note, […]

Best of Breed: How to Achieve ABAC Today!


CTOvision’s Bob Gourley is the keynote speaker at the event: “Best of Breed: How to Achieve ABAC Today!” The event is on March 24 at the Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. from 7:30 am to 1:45 pm. Explore how to achieve Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) from the best of breed access management vendors and […]

Cognitio Is Sponsoring The CTOvision Synergy Conference


Please SAVE THE DATE for the 1st Annual Cognitio/CTOvision Synergy Conference. EVENT: The CTOvision Synergy Conference WHEN:    30 Apr 2015 WHERE:  Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner The 2015 Synergy Forum will bring together government and industry practitioners driving our collective technology futures. This is a multi-disciplinary event examining the emerging mashup of physical and digital worlds. […]

Now Updated for 2015: The Cyber Threat and the Role of Cyber Intelligence in Defending Your Organization


The Cyber Threat is a book published to succinctly articulate the nature of the cyber threat in ways designed to help business leaders come to terms with the nature of this phenomenon.  The book is available on Amazon (and is free to Kindle Unlimited subscribers). The book provides a high level overview of cyber threats to business […]