The Digital Risk Reduction Act of 2015

Digital Risk Reduction and Cybersecurity Act of 2015

Are you looking for ideas on how to improve the security of federal systems? Cognitio’s founders have been responsible for guarding some of the world’s hardest-to-penetrate networks, including the classified systems that lets case officers in hostile countries communicate with headquarters in the United States, and the networks that provide real-time information to battlefield commanders […]

Naval Intelligence Professionals (NIP) and the International Spy Museum announce a joint presentation: Tracking the Elusive Pueblo


Naval Intelligence Professionals (NIP) and the International Spy Museum announce a joint presentation: Tracking the Elusive Pueblo, on Wednesday 1 July 2015 at 630pm. Location is the International Spy Museum, 800 F St NW, Washington DC. Here is more on the event: In January 1968, at the height of the Vietnam War, North Korea captured the USS […]

Google, like Samsung, is eavesdropping on your private conversations


If you use Google Chrome, you could be subject to eavesdropping by Google.  Similar to what Samsung’s TVs are doing, the Chromium browser listens to conversations in the vicinity of your laptop, PC, or tablet, and transmits it back to Google.  Ostensibly, this is part of the “Google Now” voice activation feature of Chrome.  Privacy […]

The Future of Nanobots In Medicine: Including internal drug delivery

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Nanobots have shown great potential in the field of medicine. Now, it is not far from using nanobots to cure diseases such as cancer. Researchers of Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) have found a way to give nanobots “propellers”. They created a “nanoswimmer” the width of a silk fiber, made of several links of polymer […]

Oracle’s Big Data Integration Now Certified on Hortonworks HDP 2.2

Oracle’s Big Data Integration Offering Certified on Hortonworks HDP 2

In late 2014, Hortonworks and Oracle teamed up to provide comprehensive data integration capabilities and technologies. Together, they deliver on the promise of big data for customers of all sizes and scale. Oracle and Hortonworks are continuing to work together to bring the latest ETL and real-time transactional data streaming capabilities to the Hortonworks Data […]

ThreatBrief: Daily context on cyber threats to enterprise mission needs


There are threats to your business and mission needs. Tracking them can give you insights that drive your decisions. This is the operating thesis behind ThreatBrief, our daily report on business risks (with a focus on cyber risks). Our analysts and experienced executives are collaborating to ensure this newsletter captures the insights you need. Our goal […]