How CIOs Can Avoid Being Fired

The Accidental Successful CIO

It can also include taking care of the company’s telecommunications network. Career business units computing facilities data centers delegated fired IT resources management telecommunications networkIn order to hold on to their jobs, CIOs need to know how to not get fired.

IT firms, telcos among dozens hacked in new info-stealing malware attack

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A cyber espionage group is deploying a new type of trojan malware against telecommunications, information technology, and government organisations. Dubbed Seedworm, the group has been operating since at least 2017, and although it predominantly looks to infiltrate organisations in the Middle East, organisations based in Europe and North America have also been targets. The hacking operation — […].

New Evidence of Hacked Supermicro Hardware Found in U.S. Telecom

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telecommunications company discovered manipulated hardware from Super Micro Computer Inc. A major U.S. in its network and removed it in August, fresh evidence of tampering in China of critical technology components bound for the U.S., according to a security expert working for the telecom company. The security expert, Yossi Appleboum, provided documents, analysis and other evidence […]. CTO Cyber Security News

DISA collapsing wired networks, expanding wireless, Coasties don't.

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According to a recent DHS audit, the Coast Guard is sitting on over 5,000 laptops in Coast Guard Telecommunications NSA Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Coasties don't want expensive TISCOM laptops ?

Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software

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Boundless’ global customer base uses the OpenGeo Suite, a complete open source geospatial web services stack, to deploy solutions for web mapping, transportation, telecommunications, open government, and a diverse range of other solutions.

Google Fiber Is A Game-Changer, But Now Comes Free Google Wi-Fi

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The service – an abomination to Internet service providers and a freebie for residents – already disrupts telecommunications in its three cities, and Google plans to things a step further. If Google Fiber eventually extended enough to provide Internet to a sizeable proportion of Americans, the service could present problems to telecommunications companies that provide cell phones. By ShannonPerry. Google Fiber will likely revamp how the United States accesses the Internet.

Primer: Why Google is pushing HTTPS

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The FCC in 2016 fined the telecommunications company $1.35 Leading sites hosting services or content as broad as fantasy football, Doctor Who , and search in China have this in common: Google Chrome now marks them as unsafe to visit.

Darktrace: Enterprise Immune System technology

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Some of the world’s largest organizations rely on Darktrace’s adaptive, self-learning platform to spot anomalous activity within the enterprise, in sectors including energy and utilities, financial services, telecommunications, retail and transportation.

Why health care cybersecurity is in ‘critical condition’

The Parallax

Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration, has been coordinating stakeholder groups to agree on the right kind of SBOM recipe.

Shifting Sands of the Middle East and the Impact on the Arab World

The Cipher Brief

Meanwhile, the influx of personal telecommunications and social media has not only made Arab populations realize how far they have fallen behind the rest of the globalizing world, it has enabled them to talk to one another without government controls and exposed them to new cultural, political, and economic systems that some desperately desire and others just as desperately fear.

Panera Bread’s feckless security puts consumers at risk

The Parallax

The Panera Bread cafe and bakery chain, known for its sandwiches, coffee, and year-round broccoli cheddar soup , is suffering from a severe bout of self-induced digital indigestion.

New “Li-Fi” Technology to Offer 100 Times Faster Internet than Traditional Wi-Fi

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During his talk, Mr. Haas proposed the idea of using light bulbs in place of wireless routers for telecommunications purposes. Because radio frequencies are already heavily used and regulated, telecommunication providers are struggling to increase available Wi-Fi speeds. Businesses that depend on telecommunications speed for quality customer service and internal processes, such as finance or international companies, must have the best bandwidth available. Brigg Patten.

App nutrition labels? Hackers disagree on software bill of materials

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Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration, will be trying to get hackers to concoct a good recipe for a government-designed SBOM. LAS VEGAS—Imagine if software came with a complete list of ingredients.

Tibco: Business intelligence and analytics provider

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Their solutions have been applied across multiple industries, with use cases and reference architectures available for Airlines, Banking, Capital Markets, Government, Healthcare, Insurance, Life Sciences, Logistics, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Rail, Retail, Telecommunications and Utilities. Bob Gourley. Tibco has long been known for helping businesses interconnect their data in ways that enable business decisions.

App nutrition labels? Hackers disagree on software bill of materials

The Parallax

Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration, will be trying to get hackers to concoct a good recipe for a government-designed SBOM. LAS VEGAS—Imagine if software came with a complete list of ingredients.

Tibco: Business intelligence and analytics provider

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Their solutions have been applied across multiple industries, with use cases and reference architectures available for Airlines, Banking, Capital Markets, Government, Healthcare, Insurance, Life Sciences, Logistics, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Rail, Retail, Telecommunications and Utilities. Research Team. Tibco has long been known for helping businesses interconnect their data in ways that enable business decisions.

Social Innovation as a Business Strategy

Hu's Place - HitachiVantara

Hitachi announced that we would be “ concentrating to build a more stable earnings structure with a focus on the Social Innovation business, which comprises social infrastructure supported by highly reliable and highly efficient information and telecommunications technology.”

Tech News Roundup May 9

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Agricultural innovation committee recommends government upgrades rural telecommunications infrastructure - ZDNet. Katie Kennedy. The following are some of the hot topics we are tracking in the technology ecosystem: Technology Ticker. Yelp, Google Hold Pointers to Fix Governments - Wall Street Journal. Automatic Assignment of Future Inventions: A Serious Error of Federal Law that Requires Supreme Court Review - Patently-O.

Palo Alto Networks in the Government Sector

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In other related news, on November 19, 2014, President Barack Obama appointed Mark McLaughlin to the position of Chairman of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC). By Bob Gourley.

AT&T Becomes the Latest Company Affected by Data Breach

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AT&T, the national telecommunications company based in Dallas, Texas, became the next affected company in an April attack. By Shannon Perry. The urgency of improving information security cannot be understated. Since the widely publicized attack on Target Corporation, data breaches have become increasingly common – sensitive information stored with both eBay and the California Department of Motor Vehicles has been compromised in the last six months alone.

What I Took Away From The Operation Cleaver (#OpCleaver) report

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The group successfully leveraged both publicly available and customized tools to attack and compromise targets around the globe, including military, oil and gas, energy and utilities, transportation, hospitals, telecommunications, technology, education, aerospace, defense contractors, chemical, companies, and governments. By Bob Gourley. If you track cyber security you have no doubt heard of the recently published report by Cylance titled Operation Cleaver.

MyRepublic: How Telcotechs are disrupting the Telco Industry

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Recently, MyRepublic engaged Hitachi to help accelerate the company’s telecommunications technology strategy and enhance business operations across their customer base. On one of my trips to Singapore in June 2016, I was invited to meet with a new startup in the telco space.

National Cyber Security Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees

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Landau currently serves on the Computer Science Telecommunications Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Editor's note: I was so excited to read of this year's inductees. All are great champions who have given to the community over decades.-bg. BALTIMORE , Sept.

The Sony Hack in Context

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Meanwhile, we know that other countries have been extensively and systematically probing the sorts of infrastructure facilities traditionally targeted in strategic bombing campaigns – power generation; energy production; electrical grids; water distribution; and telecommunications networks.

Software AG Ranked as a Leader in the Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms

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” Apama is deployed in numerous organizations worldwide: for example in financial services with banks such as in Australia and New Zealand Bank, the Royal Bank of Canada and Unicredit, in manufacturing with Manuvis, logistics with Royal Dirkzwager and in telecommunications with Turkcell.

Website Security Statistics Report (2010) - Industry Bechmarks

Jeremiah Grossman

64% of Banking and Telecommunications websites, the industries leading in remediation, have fixed more than 60% of their reported serious vulnerabilities. The worst were Telecommunications, Insurance, Retail and Social Networking with 26 weeks, 10 weeks, 8 weeks, and 8 weeks.

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) Acquires Open Data Leader Pentaho

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Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, power systems, construction machinery, high functional materials & components, automotive systems, health care and others.

Thank you to all who could make it to The Synergy Forum

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Cognitio's David Horvath, a telecommunications engineer and project manager who has enhanced defenses in large enterprises for decades, brought lessons learned from successful projects including remote access and WiFi implementations. Bob Gourley. We were so pleased to see so many business partners, friends and associates at Cognitio's second annual Synergy Forum on 4 Oct. To all who could make it, thank you very much for deciding to invest your personal time and energy into this event.

Barracuda, ReversingLabs, Telefonica and Zscaler Join Cyber Threat Alliance

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By Bob Gourley. Barracuda, ReversingLabs, Telefonica and Zscaler have joined the Cyber Threat Alliance to help drive a coordinated industry effort against cyber adversaries through deep collaboration on threat intelligence and sharing of indicators of compromise.

Key #BigData Partnership: @Cloudera and @Koverse Team to Deliver on the Enterprise Data Hub

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Leading organizations in every industry run Cloudera in production, including finance, telecommunications, retail, internet, utilities, oil and gas, healthcare, biopharmaceuticals, networking and media, plus top public sector organizations globally. By Bob Gourley. Editor’s note: My sense is this relationship will have important and positive impacts on many clients leveraging Hadoop in enterprises, especially those that would like to leverage Apache Accumulo. – bg.

How IT and the Role of the CIO is Changing in the Era of Networked Organizations

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Etisalat Francisco Salcedo, senior vice president of Digital Services, at the telecommunications firm reports they have begun to “provide IT services within the organisation in new ways as opposed to traditional methods, and become a business growth enabler, rather than a bottleneck.”

Splunk and Cloudera working together: A strategic alliance to bring together Big Data expertise

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As the top contributor to the Apache open source community and with tens of thousands of nodes under management across customers in financial services, government, telecommunications, media, web, advertising, retail, energy, bioinformatics, pharma/healthcare, university research, oil and gas and gaming, Cloudera’s depth of Big Data experience and expertise are unrivaled.