Corporate Cyber-Sabotage: The Six-Phased Enterprise Assessment Framework
When the Tsunami of system failures paralyzes your organization from a
coordinated cyber-attack, it's too late for the CEO to think your
organization can "get through this event." It's too late.
Too many top executives and futurists are giddy about what the future holds
with the "Internet of Things" and the growth of technology-based applications
cutting across many, if not all, industries. Few are talking about
reinforcing corporate systems as well as hardening facilities and mission
critical applications to withstand cyber-sabotage and EMP attacks because
few, if any, are even qualified to assess that area of their enterprise (see
Intelligent Infrastructure Destruction: Cyber Attacks).
Many still talk about having "Disaster Recovery" plans. That isn't good
enough in the era of 21st century int... (more)
This is a summary of a QNX webinar that was just presented on July 10, 2014
by BlackBerry (BBRY) and QNX.
This was an anticipated seminar because many people are looking for answers
to questions they have about the big buzzword, the Internet of Things (IoT).
They also want to know what role does the cloud-based product QNX play within
The QNX webinar gave a good overview of what the QNX product was and how it
fit into the overall business market. They are operating system agnostic,
which means they can work with any device, not just one type of Operating
This article is an excerpt from James Carlini's upcoming book, Location
5G Networks are being discussed and better defined by key industry
manufacturers and network carriers so they can be deployed in the 2020 time
period. They will represent a giant leap in capacity, baseline speeds and
overall capabilities. They have to. Consumers are turning to Smartphones
and tablets as the new ubiquitous edge technology for all their applications.
Many people have gotten a good taste of smartphones and all the applications
they can utilize with them. Now, the growi... (more)
Too many technology leaders and corporate executives like to jump on the
bandwagon and use the latest phrases they have read in some business magazine
to define their next endeavor in saving or expanding their enterprise.
Without understanding anything beyond the key phrase or buzzword, they start
to talk about how they are going to implement a new "strategic initiative,"
like Cloud Computing, as their next big step in applying technology to their
business without even understanding the critical underpinnings of the
technology or the pros and cons of that investment.
What is ins... (more)
Was there some bias as to what got said on Twitter on the night of the
Twitter needs to be able to handle large volumes and if they can't, they
cannot say that they are providing any accurate public barometer on something
as important as a Presidential debate.
On the last Presidential debate (with Crowley as moderator), I wanted to send
a comment out as I was watching the debates and got tangled up on Twitter
(this was about 8:50 p.m. Central Time). Evidently, the Twitter "Cloud" was
deluged with tweets and they had a hard time handling it.
There was a rush to submit tw... (more)