Hackers get the headlines, but a data breach is more likely to originate inside your own office walls. Errors, negligence and malicious intent by employees are the leading causes of security incidents but remain the least reported. Why do employees pose so much risk? The list of reasons is long: busy schedules that lead to sloppiness or oversights, the sheer volume of data … [Read more...] about Steps to Take to Beat the Insider Threat in 2018
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an area that’s getting a lot of attention lately. Many companies are thinking about how they can incorporate AI products and services into their company, and how AI can help enhance their workforce. There is a lot of hype right now, but is this technology around to stay or is it just another short-lived season of adoption? In order to answer this … [Read more...] about Will There Be Another AI Winter?
On 4 April the New York Times and then many others reported that thousands of Google employees signed an open letter asking Google to stop working on an Artificial Intelligence project with the US military. The letter, addressed to Google's chief executive Sundar Pichai, sought to cancel any involvement anyone from Google might have with the DoD's "Project Maven" (read the full … [Read more...] about In Defense Of 3% Of Google’s Employees And Their (And Everyone’s) Right To Have Opinions
If you are reading this, then it means you are using the Internet. And if you are online, then you have most probably have an email and at least one social media account as well. You, of course, need a password to access your accounts. This password is your personal ticket to these websites. But should someone else get hold of your ticket, they would get access to your … [Read more...] about Six Methods to Create a Secure Password You’ll Actually Remember [INFOGRAPHIC]
Thursday 12 April 2018, Jacques Bughin, author of the MIT Sloan Management Review article "Five Management Strategies for Getting the Most From AI" will discuss this article and the supporting work of he McKinsey Global Institute around this question of capitalizing on AI. Using industry examples and findings from the Institute’s research, he’ll offer strategies for how to get … [Read more...] about Five Strategies for Getting the Most From AI: An MIT Sloan Management Review Webinar
The Congressional Artificial Intelligence Caucus was launched in May 2017 by Congressman John Delaney of Maryland. It is co-chaired by Congressman Pete Olson of Texas. The goal of the caucus is to inform policymakers of the technological, economic and social impacts of advances in AI and to ensure that rapid innovation in AI and related fields benefits Americans as fully as … [Read more...] about Congressional Artificial Intelligence Caucus: Helping inform policymakers on impact of AI
Note: I've been asked to post this from a reader that asked to remain anonymous but would like to inject some thoughts into our dialog here. This is the third in this series (the first was here and the second here). If you have thoughts you would like to insert into the discussion feel free to contact us. -mj As I began writing the polices needed to meet our organization’s … [Read more...] about Seasoned IT Professional and Security Rookie On Building Appropriate Influence