LOS CABOS, Mexico – Swinging by Mexico’s 5th Los Cabos Film Festival Friday to present “Snowden,” his biopic about whistleblower Edward Snowden, three-time Oscar winner Oliver Stone expressed his surprise at Donald Trump’s election as the next President of the United States. “I said I’d eat my shirt if Trump won and I had to […]

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If you are like me, you were pretty convinced that Secretary Clinton was poised to be the President elect.  Confidence in this opinion was based on reviewing numerous big data analytics models from the fivethirtyeight.com, the New York Times, Princeton, etc.  The lowest percentage gave Mrs. Clinton roughly a 65% chance of winning on November […]

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Mark 2016 as the year that researchers applied artificial intelligence (AI) to the challenges of cybersecurity. If machines can steer our cars and predict our shopping habits, then why not watch over our networks and servers too? IBM in May 2016 announced Watson for Cyber Security, in which the IT behemoth began teaching its pattern-recognition […]

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As cybersecurity has become one of the most important strategic imperatives for the enterprise, concerns about how third-party IT services providers are protecting corporate data have grown. As a result, negotiation of cybersecurity and data privacy issues has become one of the most challenging areas in IT outsourcing contract negotiations, says Rebecca Eisner, partner in […]

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WASHINGTON More than 40 international business and technology organizations representing hundreds of companies on Friday expressed “deep concerns” to the Chinese government about a new cyber security law they said would likely increase the separation between China and the rest of the world economy. Beijing on Monday adopted a cyber security law it called necessary […]

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Though, unless he appoints Julian Assange as his Cybersecurity Czar, I doubt we’ll be seeing WikiLeaks coming to Trump’s rescue when he needs help with cyber-policy in the near future. But you never know. And that’s where this insane ride, where any consideration of the human beings who will experience the consequences of their combined […]

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Nigeria aviation industry may be at risk without appropriate cybersecurity measures put in place for the evolving threat, Engineer Ifeanyi Ogochukwu, chief technology strategist, Debbie Mishael Consulting, has warned. According to Oxford Economics, the aviation sector in Nigeria contributes N199 billion or 0.4 per cent to Nigeria’s GDP.The Aviation Transportation System continues to grow rapidly, […]

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Large-scale solar power plants raise local temperatures, creating a solar heat island effect that, though much smaller, is similar to that created by urban or industrial areas, according to a new study. … read more at: http://phys.org/news/2016-11-nist-small-businesses-cybersecurity.html

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NIST worked with the U.S. Coast Guard and industry to create a new cybersecurity document to improve the safety of transferring hazardous liquids at U.S. ports, including this port in Bayonne, New Jersey. Credit: Roman Babakin/Shutterstock The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) oversees approximately 800 waterfront facilities that, among other activities, transfer hazardous liquids between marine […]

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