Smart Cities will become a full-scale cyber war battleground unless Congress mandates cybersecurity. The biggest danger in Smart Cities is the assumption that IoT sensors communicating over a 5G fabric to Machine Learning and Blockchain systems will be safe from cyberattacks. To the contrary Smart Cities suffer from all the cyber vulnerabilities we have today (like phishing … [Read more...] about Smart Cities Cybersecurity Challenge
One of the great things about the DoDIIS Worldwide Conference (Aug 12-15 Omaha, Nebraska) is the expo floor. It is unlike any other tech conference. This one is filled with providers of great technology who know the importance of support to national security missions. The problem is that there are so many great solutions demonstrated at the conference that no single person can … [Read more...] about The Technology To See at the 2018 DoDIIS Worldwide Conference
On 25 May 2018 DHS US Citizenship and Immigration Services posted a notice titled DHS Proposal To Remove The International Entrepreneur Rule. The notice says DHS proposes to end a program that allows certain foreign entrepreneurs to come to the US to develop and build start-up businesses here (the full rule is at: International Entrepreneur Rule). The initial rule basically … [Read more...] about DHS Proposal To Remove The International Entrepreneur Rule: Is This Poorly Thought Out Or Poorly Explained Or Both?
Has your startup been growing? Awesome. You may be wondering if it is time to stand up a dedicated federal office. You will want to time this just right. If you do it too early you will be wasting money. If you do it too late you will be losing an opportunity to grow and to serve the nation. CTOvision and our parent company Crucial Point have helped many high tech startups … [Read more...] about Tech CEOs: When will you know if it is time to stand up your federal office?
In part 2 of our Cyberwar series we’ll take a look at how the Chinese government utilizes the US’s open business environment to stage intelligence operations on American soil. Reconnaissance: While there has been a lot of recent press on Cambridge Analytica, the reality is there’s a giant industry that sells information on individuals who play a role in national security. … [Read more...] about Chinese Intelligence Operations In America