Information Security | CIO WaterCooler - Part 27

Information Security

IoT

The Internet Of Things (IoT) Has Arrived – What You Should Know

We have entered a new era of scientific breakthroughs and technological applications that will change life as we know it. Accelerated technological development is transforming our civilization. The pace of innovation is growing so rapidly that it is becoming exponential as each year passes.

Futurist Dr. Michio Kaku characterizes this blazing technological shift as moving from the “age of discovery” to the “age of mastery.”

This next decade beckons many new technological discoveries and applications. This includes genetic engineering and regeneration of body parts, new cures for diseases, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, nano-technologies, robotics, ultra-high speed trains and self-driving cars, renewable energies, sustainable agriculture, big data, 3-D Printing, digital security, quantum computing, mobility, and paper-thin flexible personal computers.

Cloud Computing

Box gives its customers ‘regions to be cheerful’

  The Box World Tour rolled into London again this week, and I was there to see how the company’s enterprise march continues across Europe – and how it’s being received by the crowd...

BYOD

Hubble, Bubble, Tablet & Trouble

Take one laptop, add a pinch of tablet (any flavour), smart phone and wearable, and simmer gently adding liberal sprinkle of home device as required. Serve on a bed of self-regulation, et voila; Trouble...

Data

Secure your backup systems!

This post first appeared at InfoSec Institute 6/2011. All seemed well with backup operations at my company, until I got a visit from an operations center engineer.  The lock already hanging open, he was holding one...

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