Business

The Machines Are Coming. And That’s a Good Thing.

There has been a lot of press articles recently with titles like “Robots are Coming for Your Job” and “Will Artificial Intelligence Be the Fall of Humankind?”, etc.  Most predictions of the future inevitably turn out to be wrong (or, as Yogi Berra said, “The future isn’t what it used be.”). Science fiction aside, there …

Cloud Security

SDDC 101: The Why, the What, and the How

The Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) has fundamentally changed how IT delivers infrastructure and services. SDDC rethinks traditional ways of using virtualized resources by adding virtual networks (SDN) and virtualized storage (SDS) to virtual compute as a better way to build data centers, improve security and keep costs down. The included automation and orchestration of …

Executive Perspectives

Defending Critical Infrastructure Without Air Gaps And Stopgap Security

Traditional IT security solutions need modifications to successfully defend critical infrastructure on tomorrow’s cyber battlefields. There has recently been a great amount of discussion regarding critical infrastructure and its inherent security vulnerabilities. Critical infrastructure primarily comprises aging supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and industrial control systems (ICS), which are far more pervasive than most …

Executive Perspectives

Securing Private and Hybrid Clouds

As-a-service models offer huge opportunities, but also complicate security. Sometimes the easiest way to migrate to a new architectural modelis to let others do the work, others who are experts in their field. This has given rise to many as-a-service models throughout the industry and across the entire technology stack, from software to infrastructure. While …