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The Power of Reframing and the Economics of Starting Pitching

By Bill Schmarzo | November 13, 2018

Economics of Starting Pitching I’m a big fan of Woody Allen’s earlier movies such as “Bananas”, “Sleeper” and especially the award winning “Annie Hall.”  One of the things that always impressed me about Woody Allen was his ability to reframe the

How the Oil Industry Can Benefit from IoT Technology

By Kelly Potter | November 8, 2018

Oil Industry Can Benefit from IoT In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil tragedy struck and took the nation’s attention for months. Two-hundred million gallons of oil spilled, 16,000 miles is the range it spread across the coastline from Florida to Texas, 8,000

Professional Services Gain Momentum in Data Protection Software Market

By CloudTweaks | November 7, 2018

While Dependency of Organizations Shifts towards In-house Cybersecurity Professionals A major overhaul of data security led by stringent regulatory mandates has caused a meteoric rise in the adoption of data protection tools. Every enterprise dealing with consumer data has to

Should Insurance Companies Be Using Big Data?

By Mike Brown | November 6, 2018

Insurance Companies and Big Data Your lifestyle, behavior, and attitudes can affect your health, and increasingly health insurance companies are finding ways to gather that information on you. With the rise of technology, many companies are compiling data sets that

The cloud is essential for innovation – but it must be run differently

By Tristan Morel L Horset | November 1, 2018

Function as a Service Capabilities The cloud has changed. Ten years ago, it was all about cost. The benefits were clear: your IT team could access resources as required – provisioning some storage here, spinning up a VM there –

The Current State Of Cybersecurity Shows Now Is The Time For Zero Trust

By Louis Columbus | October 31, 2018

The Current State Of Cybersecurity 41% of total breaches in 2017 targeted the healthcare industry, making it the most popular target for breach attempts. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) combined with user credentials tops the percentage of breaches with 29% according

Four Puzzling Issues of Identity Authentication – Part 2

By Hitoshi Kokumai | October 30, 2018

Caveats about ‘Password’ Continued from Part 1… Sometimes the word ‘Password’ is narrowly interpreted as ‘remembered text password’ and sometimes it’s taken broadly as ‘whatever we remember for authentication’. We are of the view that it would be desirable to

Data Science “Paint by the Numbers” with the Hypothesis Development Canvas

By Bill Schmarzo | October 26, 2018

When I was a kid, I use to love “Paint by the Numbers” sets.  Makes anyone who can paint or color between the lines a Rembrandt or Leonardo da Vinci (we can talk later about the long-term impact of forcing kids

October 2018 Netskope Cloud Report

By CloudTweaks | October 25, 2018

With the increased adoption of public cloud infrastructure services like AWS in the enterprise, there’s also a growing need for clear identity and access policies to ensure sensitive enterprise data is secure. While many organizations have controls around cloud services

Four Puzzling Issues of Identity Authentication

By Hitoshi Kokumai | October 24, 2018

Four Puzzling Issues of Identity Authentication – Takeaways from Consumer Identity World USA 2018 – Introduction The so-called password-less authentication, if implemented literally, would lead us to a world where we are deprived of the chances and means to get

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Predict ► Prescribe ► Prevent Analytics Value Cycle

Predict ► Prescribe ► Prevent Analytics Value Cycle

Predict ► Prescribe ► Prevent Organizations looking for justification to move beyond legacy reporting, should review this little ditty from ...
Top Security and IT Priorities To Pay Close Attention To

Top Security and IT Priorities To Pay Close Attention To

Top Security Priorities By 2019, cybercrime is expected to cost businesses over $2.1 trillion globally according to Juniper Research. Needless ...
Should Insurance Companies Be Using Big Data?

Should Insurance Companies Be Using Big Data?

Insurance Companies and Big Data Your lifestyle, behavior, and attitudes can affect your health, and increasingly health insurance companies are ...
Don’t Follow the Money; Follow the Customer!

Don’t Follow the Money; Follow the Customer!

Disintermediation and Disruption “Mr. Schmarzo, we’ve noticed that your cholesterol count is at 210, so we have prescribed Fluvastatin and ...
Introducing and Implementing Voice Biometrics in Call Centers

Introducing and Implementing Voice Biometrics in Call Centers

Voice Biometrics in Call Centers It wouldn’t be wrong to say that voice biometrics is the way of the future, ...
Leading Multicloud Strategies

The Growing Complexity with IoT, Cloud and the Edge

IoT, Cloud and the Edge The convergence of the Internet of Things (IoT), edge, and cloud has changed how enterprises ...
Cloud Migration and Cyberwar

Cloud Migration and Cyberwar

Cyberwar Concerns This last week the Washington Post published a bombshell story on the recent attacks on the US election infrastructure ironically ...
Why ‘Data Hoarding’ Increases Cybersecurity Risk

Why ‘Data Hoarding’ Increases Cybersecurity Risk

Data Hoarding The proliferation of data and constant growth of content saved on premise, in cloud storage, or a non-integrated ...
Over 100 New Ransomware Families Discovered Last Year

Over 100 New Ransomware Families Discovered Last Year

100 New Ransomware Families The world in 2016 sees a rapid rise of ransomware attacks that are increasingly targeting specific ...