Attend This Cyber Security/Risk Discussion: I Guarantee You Will Be Smarter For it


One of my personal and professional IT heroes is Bob Bigman. He rose to senior leadership ranks in the IC by an ability to continuously learn and think and act and execute on hard tasks very well. He served as the CSO for CIA and since retiring from there has continued to help a broader […]

State of the Payments Industry: With Implications for Enterprise Technologists


Below is an infographic on the state of the payments industry, provided by Merchant Warehouse. We wanted to share this since it provides insights we believe enterprise technologists should be tracking and it does so in a very easy to grasp way. One of the most important trends is the dramatic up tick in mobile payments. […]

Andreessen Horowitz and COMMIT Teaming Up for Veterans in the Valley, October 25-26, Menlo Park, CA


Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and The COMMIT Foundation are teaming up to provide 12 high-potential transitioning military veterans exclusive access to a16z’s extensive network of technology leaders.  During a two-day workshop, participating veterans with a demonstrated interest in the software and Internet technology sector will work with industry mentors to establish clear career goals and strategies […]

Improve Core Banking with Faster Analytics and Back-End Processing


This article was originally published by Gagan Mehra on Terracotta’s Blog, here. Can you improve core banking with faster analytics and back-end processing? We think so! A recent report estimated that between 2009 and 2014, the total number of U.S. online banking households will increase from 54 million to 66 million. This growth will result […]

Centripetal Networks Provides Internet Scale Cyber Defense


I’m on the board of Centripetal Networks, a firm with dramatically virtuous technology that I believe will change the world. With this post I’ll tell you more about this firm, with a focus on the differentiators of their capability. The core capability of Centripetal Networks is a product called the RuleGate.  It is a very […]

Industry, Academia and Government Converging On Cyber Security Innovation 19 and 20 March in Palo Alto CA

The Security Innovation Network (SINET) is a virtuous collaborative collective led by the highly regarded mission-focused cyber security community leader Robert Rodriguez. The mission of SINET is to advance innovation and enable global collaboration between the public and private sectors to defeat cybersecurity threats, and they have proven past performance in their ability to make a […]