Category cloud computing

5 Technology Stocks For The Long Run — Barron’s Article On Top Technology Fund Manager’s Picks  For The Portfolio

5 Technology Stocks For The Long Run — Barron’s Article On Top Technology Fund Manager’s Picks  For The Portfolio http://www.fortunascorner.com      Johanna Bennett had a article in this weekend’s (June 12, 2017) Barron’s on ‘5 Technology Stocks For The Long,’ based on an interview with Joshua Spencer, Fund Manager, for T. Rowe Price Global Technology […]

Palantir Goes From Pentagon Outsider To Mattis’ Inner Circle

Palantir Goes From Pentagon Outsider To Mattis’ Inner Circle By Bryan Bender, Jacqueline Klimas, www.politico.com View Original June 11th, 2017 At least three members of the Defense secretary’s inner circle worked, lobbied or consulted for the Silicon Valley company. At least three Pentagon officials close to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis either worked, lobbied or consulted for the company […]

Shadow Brokers Launch Zero-Day Exploit Subscriptions For $21K Per Month; Act Of Desperation?, Shot In The Digital Dark?

Shadow Brokers Launch Zero-Day Exploit Subscriptions For $21K Per Month; Act Of Desperation?, Shot In The Digital Dark?   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Swati Khandelwal writing on the May 29, 2017 edition of The HackerNews.com, that “the infamous hacking group, the Shadow Brokers, is back with more information on how to subscribe, and become a […]

Mysterious Russian ‘Killer Satellites’ Spring Back To Life After Two Years Of Inactivity, And We Have No Idea Why

Mysterious Russian ‘Killer Satellites’ Spring Back To Life After Two Years Of Inactivity, And We Have No Idea Why   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Tim Collins, had an article in the May 19, 2017 edition of The Daily Mail Online, warns “Russia could be preparing for a space war, after reactivating a group of satellites […]

U.S. Military Satellites In Crisis As Foreign Weapons Advance And Proliferate; We Must Practice Going To War Disconnected Or, In An Environment Where Our Networks Are Severely Degraded — Otherwise, We Are Inviting A Nasty Strategic Surprise

U.S. Military Satellites In Crisis As Foreign Weapons Advance And Proliferate; We Must Practice Going To War Disconnected Or, In An Environment Where Our Networks Are Severely Degraded — Otherwise, We Are Inviting A Nasty Strategic Surprise   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Bill Gertz had an article with the title above in the Wednesday, May […]

Cyber Thieves Now Exploiting SS7 Flaws To Hack Smartphone Two-Factor Authentication Systems; Systems That Can Secretly Track Your Movements Via Your Cellphone For Sale On The Web

Cyber Thieves Now Exploiting SS7 Flaws To Hack Smartphone Two-Factor Authentication Systems; Systems That Can Secretly Track Your Movements Via Your Cellphone For Sale On The Web www.fortunascorner.com      “Every breath you take, every move you make, move you make, every step you take…..I’ll be watching you,” are the lyrics to the 1983 song, ‘Every […]

The Unimaginable About Wars Is Being Imagined Again, Says Acclaimed Military Strategist Peter Singer

Lengthy read. Excerpt: U-T: You’ve written about the invasion of Iraq by ISIS, when Daesh went through Mosul. It actually was a relatively small force, but it had been preceded by thousands of tweets and images and other forms of information warfare.   To me, it’s Maoist. It’s this understanding that the important terrain is […]

Chinese Super-Computers Threaten U.S. Security

This is a subject I have written about frequently on this blog and there are plenty of articles on this in the China, Intelligence Community, and Science and Technology categories on the right side of this page.  The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell, and his contact info is at […]

Outgoing CIA Lawyer Says The Top Threat Facing U.S. Is Cyber

Outgoing CIA Lawyer Says The Top Threat Facing U.S. Is Cyber By Jenna Mclaughlin, www.stripes.com View Original April 25th, 2017 During her tenure as the CIA’s top lawyer, Caroline Krass dealt with investigations into the CIA’s enhanced interrogation programs and black sites, unrest in Ukraine and Crimea, the rise of ISIS, normalizing relations with Cuba, the Syrian […]

The 3 ‘B’s’ Of Cybersecurity [Commentary]

The 3 ‘B’s’ Of Cybersecurity [Commentary] By Scott Shackelford, fifthdomain.com View Original April 18th, 2017 Photo Credit: kirill_makarov via shutterstock.com Large-scale cyberattacks with eye-watering statistics, like the breach of a billion Yahoo accounts in 2016, grab most of the headlines. But what often gets lost in the noise is how often small and medium-sized organizations find themselves under attack. In […]