Category technology & innovation

CyCon U.S. Call For Papers Is Now Open: Full Paper Submission Deadline Is July 22, 2018

CyCon U.S. Call for Papers is now open Theme: Cyber Conflict during Competition CyCon U.S. seeks technical, legal, political, and military positions and research related to Cyber Conflict during Competition. Important Dates Full Paper Submission Deadline: July 22, 2018 Notification of Paper Acceptance: August 20, 2018 Final Paper Submission Deadline: September 17, 2018 “Inter-state strategic […]

Under Secretary Of Defense For Intelligence: ‘A Lot Of Technology Remains Untapped’

Defense intelligence chief: ‘A lot of technology remains untapped’ – SpaceNews.com spacenews.com · by Sandra Erwin · April 23, 2018 Kernan: Project Maven so far has been “extraordinarily” useful in processing intelligence but more capabilities are needed. TAMPA, FLA. — Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Joseph Kernan, a retired Navy vice admiral, is rarely seen or heard at […]

Stock Market To Focus On Earnings This Week With One-Third Of The S&P 500 Set To Announce Q1/2018 Earnings & Forecasts; ‘The Looming Battle Over Artificial Intelligence Chips

Stock Market To Focus On Earnings This Week With One-Third Of The S&P 500 Set To Announce Q1/2018 Earnings & Forecasts; ‘The Looming Battle Over Artificial Intelligence Chips   http://www.fortunascorner.com      Traders, analysts, and professional portfolio managers will turn their attention to earnings this week, as one-third of S&P 500 companies are set to […]

Virtual War And Weapons Of Mass Deception – Modern War Institute

A cautionary conclusion.  Will we heed these words? Sixteenth-century Dutch scholar Desiderius Erasmus noted that “Prevention is better than cure.” Enemies of the United States continue to probe our virtual defenses. Our rivals are building the plans to attack and win in Virtual War so that they can avoid US military overmatch capabilities in physical […]

8 Ways Hackers Monetize Stolen Data

8 Ways Hackers Monetize Stolen Data   http://www.fortunascorner.com      Steve Zurier posted an April 17, 2018 article to the security and technology website, DarkReading.com, with the title above.  We are all well aware that our personal data has likely been compromised many times in the past decade because of the plethora of gaps and vulnerabilities with […]

What Does Kim Jong-un Want? U.S. Fears Answer Is ‘Give a Little, Gain a Lot’

The comment below is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page. David Maxwell Comment:  “This excerpt sums up the challenge with the north (timing, definition of dismantlement (denuclearization), inspections and verification) but also the potential friction within the ROK/US Alliance. As noted the ROK is banking […]

Palantir Knows Everything About You

     Blaming Peter Thiel & Palantir for excessive surveillance may be convenient for liberals and Silicon Valley; but, our personal privacy was substantially compromised long ago.  We absolutely need to have a thoughtful debate about how much surveillance is too much.  But, singling out Palantir does nothing to advance that debate; and, singles out […]

Experts Warn ‘Trust This Computer’ Is A Massive iPhone Security Risk

Experts Warn ‘Trust This Computer’ Is a Massive iPhone Security Risk By Mike Peterson, www.idropnews.com View Original April 19th, 2018 When you first plug an iPhone into a computer, you’ll often see a pop-up that says “Trust This Computer?” And while the prompt might seem innocuous, new research suggests that it could have some serious security implications. […]

GW Bio-Phama’s (GWPH’s) Big Day;  Cowen & Company’s Top Cannabis-Based Stock Picks

GW Bio-Phama’s (GWPH’s) Big Day;  Cowen & Company’s Top Cannabis-Based Stock Picks http://www.fortunascorner.com      It was a great day for GW Bio-Pharma (GWPH), as an FDA Panel today voted 13-0 to approve the company’s cannabinoid-based drug Epidiolex (cannabinoid oral solution),” for the treatment of a severe/rare form of childhood epilepsy/severe seizures citing the positive benefits […]

The {Cyber} Guns Of August

Quite a conclusion here: “It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it” [31] the professor wryly replied. “Who really benefits from secure computers?” he said with a morose smile. “Consumers get less expensive systems and software with more features, companies are able to sell […]