Dell Refreshes Mobile Security Lineup
Apr22

Dell Refreshes Mobile Security Lineup

The RSA Conference 2015 wraps up on Friday, but before all those security gurus, vendors, analysts, cybercriminals and cybercops escape, Dell has announced the latest additions to its Secure Mobile Access lineup, formerly known as SonicWALL SMA. The SMA OS 11.2, which adds secure access to more resources using a standard HTML 5 browser, enabling ‘intuitive access’ for most smartphones, tablets and laptop users and reduces...

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Somber Message at the 2015 RSA Conference

As the 2015 RSA Conference got underway this week, I attended a dinner hosted by Pacific Crest Securities. Our host began the dinner by asking former cyber czar Richard Clarke to say a few words. Now this was a rather festive dinner as the cybersecurity industry is in the midst of a robust boom. Nevertheless, Clarke’s brief talk was a reminder of where we’ve been and the state of cybersecurity today. To read the complete article,...

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Moore’s Law Is Golden

The lead-up to the 50th anniversary of Moore’s law resulted in a deluge of news stories, reminiscences and analysis. Was that necessary or even appropriate? Actually, yes, especially as you realize the broad influence of technology on private and public sector organizations and individuals in virtually every corner of the globe. To read the complete article, CLICK HERE NOTE: This column was originally published in the Pund-IT Review....

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Cisco Hopes To Tap Into Growing Security Awareness
Apr08

Cisco Hopes To Tap Into Growing Security Awareness

It’s almost RSA Conference 2015 time (April 20-24), so Cisco has joined the legion of other companies with a report finding that the cyber security situation is bad and getting worse. Fortunately, like every other security product and/or service provider out there, they’re trying to help and have a set of new products and services. Unfortunately, the networking giant said customers are only just starting to come to terms...

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The Business Case for “Stick” Computing

Recent announcements suggest that “stick” computing may finally be gaining broader momentum: Google and ASUS announced what will be called the Chromebit, a USB drive-style device described as a full computer “smaller than a candy bar… that will be available for less than $100. By simply plugging this device into any display, you can turn it into a computer.” Availability is targeted for this summer. Meanwhile, reports noted that the...

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Analytics and the US Presidency…?

Barack Obama’s presidential campaign launched a relatively inexperienced and unknown black man into what had been traditionally a role only held by experienced white men. In his first and second election campaigns, Obama should have been overmatched by more experienced politicians, both during the 2000 primaries against a seemingly unstoppable Hillary Clinton and the final elections against John McCain and Mitt Romney. Instead of...

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