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Bob Gourley There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post ...
Bob Gourley The following are some of the events we are tracking in our CTO Events Calendar. We maintain this calendar as reference for our readers and keep it up to date with events we believe to be of high value to technologists seeking to track emerging trends, learn what peers are ...
Bob Gourley Thanks to Amazon.com we are able to provide our readers with a free copy of the Kindle version of our book on The Cyber Threat during a special three day promotion running 22, 23 and 24 June 2016. The book was written to provide actionable insights into the cyber threat spe...
Bob Gourley We organize and report on the megatrends of enterprise IT in seven major categories. You can easily remember these categories by the simple mnemonic acronym Cambric. Cambric stands for: Cloud Computing Artificial Intelligence Mobility Big Data Robotics Internet of Things Cy...
Bob Gourley On Tuesday at an American Enterprise Institute event today on Capitol Hill, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced the creation of the ‘Senate Cybersecurity Caucus’ to provide a platform for Senators and their staffs to stay informed on major pol...
Bob Gourley There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post ...
Bob Gourley Gartner's biggest security and risk management event starts Monday 13 June at National Harbor MD. The Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit is always widely attended, with over 3,000 people expected to attend. This years agenda is very broad, since the planners wanted...
Bob Gourley The following are some of the events we are tracking in our CTO Events Calendar. We maintain this calendar as reference for our readers and keep it up to date with events we believe to be of high value to technologists seeking to track emerging trends, learn what peers are ...
Bob Gourley The CTOvision Mobile application provides intuitive, interactive access to our content and easy ways to find and share the information you and your network need to know on enterprise tech. The upgrade is available for for iPhone, iPad andAndroid users. The application focus...
Bob Gourley Threat Brief Mobile App is now available for all Apple iOS and Android devices. This is a great way to track the cyber threat while on the go. To find it search for ThreatBrief in your favorite app store, or follow these links: The Threat Brief Mobile App For iOS  The Threa...
Bob Gourley Presented by O’Reilly and Cloudera, Strata + Hadoop World helps you put big data, cutting-edge data science, and new business fundamentals to work. Strata + Hadoop World, happening September 26-29 is where cutting-edge science and new business fundamentals intersect—and mer...
Bob Gourley There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post ...
Bob Gourley The Global Connected Aircraft Summit will be held 6-8 June 2016 in Hollywood California. The mission of this summit is to provide airlines, operators, integrators and technology vendors with a means to continuously enhance the benefits of connected solutions, from ground to...
Bob Gourley The following are some of the events we are tracking in our CTO Events Calendar: Women In Technology International Summit June 5 - June 7 City: San Jose. Venue: Doubletree by Hilton Organizer: WITI The Women In Technology International (WITI) Summit, June 5-7, is the annual...
Bob Gourley The healthcare industry has long been under cyberattack. But something has changed. Now that adversaries have found a more direct path to monetize their efforts, the number of attacks are increasing. Statistically, 75% of all attacks against the healthcare sector have occur...
Bob Gourley Cognitio is featured in this piece from CIO Magazine: Former CIA tech chiefs to drive cyber intelligence in Australia Australia's cyber security is only as good as its organisations', says former CIA tech chiefs and Cognitio founders The overarching message to organisations...
Bob Gourley There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post ...
Bob Gourley There are seven key megatrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post ...
Bob Gourley On 9 June 2016 Cognitio and Nlyte are hosting a data center optimization leadership breakfast that will feature a moderated exchange of real world lessons learned and best practices. Hear from Frank Butler of The World Bank on how he and his team optimized and consolidated ...
Bob Gourley We have just updated the CTOvision Mobile application to take advantage of hot new design styles and more of the features today's enterprise technologists expect in a mobile app. The upgrade is available for for iPhone, iPad andAndroid users. The application focuses on cont...
Bob Gourley There are seven key MegaTrends driving the future of enterprise IT. You can remember them all with the helpful mnemonic acronym CAMBRIC, which stands for Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobility, Big Data, Robotics, Internet of Things, CyberSecurity. In this post ...
Bob Gourley We organize and report on the megatrends of enterprise IT in seven major categories. You can easily remember these categories by the simple mnemonic acronym Cambric. Cambric stands for: Cloud Computing Artificial Intelligence Mobility Big Data Robotics Internet of Things Cy...
Bob Gourley Cognitio's Bob Flores and Roger Hockenberry are widely known for their ability to articulate what is important about the cyber threat and the digital risks to the modern organization. The clip below shows both Bob and Roger in action, succinctly articulating what business l...
Bob Gourley The Institute of World Politics is an independent graduate school formed to fill a major national security need: the need for greater professional education in statecraft, national security and international affairs. They do so by use of highly qualified, motivated, experie...
Bob Gourley Verisign and Cognitio are hosting an action-oriented Cyber Strategy Seminar focused on establishing a framework for resilient cybersecurity in the public sector on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The seminar will include a facilitated dialog in which we will explore the need to expan...
Bob Gourley Mark Zuckerberg walked through Facebook's 10 year plan during the keynote of the F8 conference on 12 April 2016. This roadmap is grounded in reality but very exciting. And it starts with a great articulation of Facebook's mission.  Facebook is focused clearly on connecting ...
Bob Gourley There have been rumors in the security community for several weeks now about outages in the Swedish Air Traffic Control System that may have been caused by malicious activity.  Now reporting indicates these rumors may in fact be true. There have not been any official g...
Bob Gourley An operational fleet of robotic trucks just demonstrated their safety and efficiency by autonomously moving across Europe. In an article titled "A fleet of trucks just drove themselves across Europe," Joon Ian Wong writes that: About a dozen trucks from major manufacturers ...
Bob Gourley One of the greatest mistakes executives make in the modern age is assuming that the cyber threat is static. Your greatest adversaries are dynamic, well resourced organizations led by thinking, creative people. They will change. There are steps you can take to track cyber th...
Bob Gourley DoD technologists continue their pioneering work in leveraging cloud computing in support of national security missions. Cloud Computing for DoD is hard for many reasons, including the fact that like many other organizations the tendency is to keep things in motion that are...
Bob Gourley Cognitio's Roger Hockenberry is providing insights and lessons learned on the cyber threat during the 12 April 2016 Federal Security Summit in Washington DC. Event Details Date:         April 12, 2016 Location:  Spy Museum, 800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20004 Time:       ...
Thanks to the professional, virtuous work of security researchers Chris Valasek and Charlie Miller and some fantastic reporting on this research by Andy Greenberg of Wired Magazine, we have long known that theoretical hacks against cars are no longer theoretical. They are real. Many co...
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Bob Gourley   Tyrell: The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long - and you have burned so very, very brightly, Roy. Look at you: you're the Prodigal Son; you're quite a prize! Batty: I've done... questionable things. Tyrell: Also extraordinary things; revel in your ti...
Bob Gourley The Global Connected Aircraft Summit, taking place June 6-8, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA, promises to deliver even more airline executives, thought-provoking case studies and valuable networking opportunities in 2016 than ever before. Now in its third year, the annual summit ha...
Bob Gourley The Army is seeking innovative micro-cloud management solutions and plans to award innovative prototype contracts over the next three months. BACKGROUND – The Army’s inaugural “Innovation Challenge” last May resulted in the purchase of four cutting-edge transportable high p...
In December 1998 when transitioning into a job doing intelligence support to DoD computer network defense, one of my mentors reminded me of a Reagan-era publication that helped the public better understand the Soviet threat called "Soviet Military Power." This document was based on th...
Bob Gourley One thing we know for a fact, no cyber adversary is invincible. And another absolute fact is you can reduce your risks and mitigate many of the threats you face today. On Thursday 31 March 2016 join Cognitio for an overview of the threat in a fast-paced, action-oriented web...
This post provides an update on the ongoing battle between Apple and the U.S. government regarding Syed Rizwan Farook's iPhone, recovered by police after the horrific massacre in San Bernadino on December 2, 2015. It is just days before the March 22, 2016 hearing in this long-running...
Bob Gourley This post is a follow on to our report "The Battle For Your Head Is Underway: VR from Oculus, Sony, HTC/Valve competing at GDC2016" So far we have seen nothing to change our overall conclusion. The Virtual Reality device you decide to select for your home or business use wi...