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This is an excerpt of some concepts from his upcoming book, Nanokrieg: Beyond Blitzkrieg, a book covering the changes in Military Infrastructure, Strategies and Tactics needed to win the War on Terrorism. It includes chapters on cyberterrorism and cyberwarfare. With the latest terrorist occurrences in Brussels, Belgium, and Paris, France, on hard targets, we tend to equate terrorism with overt acts of small groups in shootings, stabbings, and bombings of people in order to disrupt their day-to-day lives and create fear in a region's economy. This is referred to as "asymmetrical warfare", where one enemy has a totally different level of resources and personnel to apply. Both sides are not equal in strength, but the weaker enemy makes up for it with non-traditional and guerilla warfare tactics to defeat and demoralize their enemy. Iron-Clad Clouds Are a Must in Today's... (more)

Redefining Cloud Computing: Cloud Calling and Smartphones

With more smartphones being utilized everywhere, should we be redefining cloud computing? If not redefining it, at least recalibrating it to encompass and fit new edge technology that is becoming the device of choice. Many organizations that are looking at implementing cloud computing should also be looking at BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) concepts that focus on smartphones and tablets. Why? More people are using smartphones and tablets than PCs today. They don't want to be burdened with "computing," that sounds too technical. All they want to do is make a call and get things done... (more)

Nanokrieg: The Next Trillion Dollar War | @CloudExpo #Cloud #Security

This is an excerpt of some key concepts from his upcoming book, NANOKRIEG: BEYOND BLITZKRIEG, a book defining the changes in Military Infrastructure, Strategies and Tactics needed to win the War on Terrorism. It includes chapters on cyberterrorism and cyberwarfare. If we are involved in a cyber-war, where are the frontlines? What are the defenses that will work? Much of the efforts done so far in cybersecurity are nothing more than building an ineffective Maginot Line for cyber-defenses. Should we be spending more time (and money) in figuring out cyberwarfare and protecting criti... (more)

4G World: Clouds with 1000x More Capacity

In the initial presentations at the 4G World Conference in Chicago's McCormick Place this week, several executive insights from Verizon, Nokia, Telstra, IBM, and others focus on the need to expand speeds and network capacities. One talked about the need to expand networks in order to handle 1000X the current traffic The 4G World Conference is one of the best conferences to go to if you are concerned with the future of wireless because there are many corporate perspectives represented there. Besides hearing some of the strategic directions industry leaders are taking, you can als... (more)

Hyperloop: A New Layer of Infrastructure?

Sometimes, people frustrated with the status quo within an industry come up with a better solution, much to the surprise of that industry's experts. Evolution comes from within. Revolution comes from the outside. Wake up America - especially the politicians in California, Illinois, and anywhere else where they are considering implementing a high-speed train. High-speed trains are so "last century" and they are not cheap to build or maintain. If they are not used to their maximum capacities and there is only marginal ridership, they are a supreme waste of money and their residual ... (more)