The 10 Nov 2015 FedCyber Summit and Threat Expo: Agenda Update

The 5th Annual FedCyber Summit and Threat Expo will be held 10 Nov 2015 in Tysons Corner VA. With this post we provide a quick update on how the event is looking this year. We conclude with encouragement for you to sign up right away, we are 30 days away from the event and seats […]

Mike Olson Strata + Hadoop World 2015 Opening Keynote

The video at this link and embedded below is Cloudera’s Mike Olson’s opening keynote for the 2015 NYC Strata + Hadoop World: Mike’s opening of Strata + Hadoop World started with some interesting context. Strata + Hadoop World is now a global event. Since partnering with O’Reilly the  event has gone global with sessions in […]

eSentire Appoints Bob Gourley To Advisory Board

Editor’s note: I am very proud to be associated with eSentire in this way. They are a tremendous firm providing businesses with cybersecurity capabilities they would not otherwise have, including an ability to tap into an always on team of experts. -bg The following is from the press release at eSentire. eSentire Appoints Cybersecurity Veteran […]

Does Next-Generation Anti-Virus Solve the Fatal Flaws of Anti-Virus?

The chorus of voices declaring the end of anti-virus has reached a deafening pitch. Many of us in the community, myself included, have long said that anti-virus is dead and even a senior VP at Symantec has now admitted such. When the biggest anti-virus vendors, folks who want to perpetuate anti-virus myths for financial reasons, […]

SINET Announces 2015 Top 16 Emerging Cybersecurity Companies

Winners to Introduce Innovative Technologies at SINET Showcase in Washington, DC, November 3 & 4, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SINET, an organization focused on advancing Cybersecurity innovation through public-private collaboration, announced today the winners of its annual SINET 16 Innovator competition. The companies, which were selected from a pool of 122 applicants from around the world, […]

Important Context On Key Cyber Security Issues From Admiral Rogers

The video at this link and embedded below captures key parts of a a 24 Sep 2015 session of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence with testimony by NSA Director Admiral Rogers. The exchanges allowed Admiral Rogers to offer expert testimony on a range of key issues including the need to simplify things for corporations […]