On Tuesday, US president Donald Trump signed the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law, which contains a provision that could force the federal government to upgrade its out-of-date IT systems. The Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act was enacted as part of the NDAA, but it is facing some roadblocks from Congress. The MGT Act creates […]
Bob Gourley is a member of TheCipherBrief.com’s cyber advisory board. The following provides his context on key cybersecurity policy issues of interest to the technology and business community. From: Companies Need to ‘Think Twice’ Before Retaliating Against Hackers The Cipher Brief: When organizations are targeted with cyber attacks, are they able to respond by hacking back […]
The Automotive Cyber Security Summit is for practitioners in the automobile industry who are working to predict and mitigate both current and future risks due to technology. The event brings together experts from across the auto industry, including manufactures, designers and providers of on-demand services and autonomous vehicles. For more see: Automotive Cybersecurity Summit
“Stealing personal information is much easier if all that data is aggregated,” says Bob Gourley, co-founder of Cognitio Corp, a firm that does security consulting, and former Chief Technology Officer of the Defense Intelligence Agency.
Using advanced tracking tools, artificial intelligence, and botnets, a malicious actor could “learn if an individual is going to be out of town at a certain time,” explains Gourley. Similarly, access to personal-finance and medical information could help would-be criminals commit fraud later on.
RSA is always a great place to learn the latest technology, tools and procedures for enterprise grade cyber defense.
We were honored again to have our CTOvision blog named to FedTech’s list of 50 must-read federal IT Blogs. From FedTech’s intro to the list: It was a whirlwind year in the world of federal IT, with the White House, Office of Management and Budget, and many agencies focused on cybersecurity, IT modernization, data center closures and […]
The elite group that works with FBI investigators and DHS is tasked with stopping the threat; Catherine Herridge has the story for ‘Special Report’. Context from Bob Gourley. For more see: FoxNews
The recent DDoS attacks on corporate networks have impacted businesses, their clients and individuals. In this special edition of QSights, cyber risk-reduction experts, Cognitio, provide steps organizations can take to help prevent an attack, to ensure their internal network cannot be used as a platform to attack others and to determine if the right plans […]