An Interview with IO’s CISO, Bob Butler, on Logical and Physical Security

Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this podcast I interviewed Bob Butler, Chief Information Security Officer at IO. IO is the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services designs, engineers and delivers cloud enabling data center infrastructure and software for the world’s largest enterprises, governments and service providers. Bob spoke a […]

Navy’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Disrupting Air Dominance Whether The Air Force Wants Them To Or Not


Friends in the Navy have been theorizing for years about a future where unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) might fly actual combat missions. One theoretical concept might be large flights of aircraft, perhaps with one manned to control 12 unmanned, and those 12 unmanned being giving broad engagement orders and sent into automated combat with performance […]

Fixmo Collaborates with U.S. Air Force to Enable Strategic Mobility on Apple iOS and Android Devices


I’ve written before about how proud I am to be associated with Fixmo. As an advisor to them I’ve been excited to see first hand the hard work and focused engineering they are putting into solutions with an ability to scale to Internet size. To date, some of the most exciting news has been around […]

Mobile Browsers are Failing Security Tests, Cloud Computing is Shaping Security Trends and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Blame Screen Size: Mobile Browsers Flunk Security Tests - Georgia Tech researchers have found that 90% of mobile browsers have failed safety checks. They failed to display security “indicators.” (Such as identifying a secure site or the use of SSL). Via InformationWeek, more here. Gartner: […]

Save the date: Geoint will be 16-19 Oct 2011

The USGIF will facilitate the Geoint Symposium 16-19 October 2011 in San Antonio Texas. According to the site at geoint2011: USGIF Announces First Keynote Speakers for GEOINT 2011 Symposium Confirming their participation in GEOINT 2011 are Gen. Keith B. Alexander, U.S. Army, commander, U.S. Cyber Command and director, National Security Agency (NSA); Bruce Carlson, director, […]

AFCEA Fall Intelligence Symposium, 13-14 October 2010.

I’m hoping to run into readers at the upcoming AFCEA Fall Intelligence Symposium.  This conference is already sold out (they have a track record of always being standing room only events).  If you can’t be there perhaps you can track down someone who is going and get a debrief from them on how it […]