In this edition: diginomica does cybersecurity, while AI alarmists meet an optimist. Salesforce has a world tour and SAP had a big show - we've got your breezy roundup. Grappling with workplace diversity is one theme this week; pizza is another. Food-related whiffs abound, with Pizza Hut asking for - and receiving - viral shaming. Finally, can AI ever make better music than the Biebs?
Do American spy agencies have a responsibility to tell software manufacturers about dangerous potential exploits they may find in their products?
How startup Deep Instinct uses deep learning AI technology to detect undocumented malware and might have thwarted last week's WannaCry ransomware outbreak
In this special hit-and-run edition: a preview of SAP's high stakes Sapphire Now - and how to track it on diginomica. Plus: cybersecurity reckons with WannaCry (and Trump). Your whiffs include security questions of questionable value, and Facebook getting creepy with teen targeting.
One highlight of the Infor Federal Forum was a view from AWS on the dynamics of public sector security. I missed him that day, but I tracked down AWS presenter Doug VanDyke to get his take on cloud security, and share the reactions to his keynote.
It's been a busy week for President Trump, what with sacking the FBI Director, hosting a Russian government photo opp in the Oval Office, as as personally inventing a business phrase that dates back to the Great Depression. But there's still time for another Executive Order, this time around cyber-security.
Symantec’s 2017 Internet Security Threat Report reads more like a catalog of horrors for CIS and their staffs, with cyber spies and criminals running amuck everywhere.
President Trump is to chair a technology council aimed at upgrading US government IT. How many tech leaders are going to step up and advise to ensure this heads in the right direction?
A UK-based smart pet products company knows that when it comes to keeping customer data safe, it doesn't have the luxury of nine lives.
Data security is no longer enough. ServiceNow’s Philip van der Wilt sets out the key priorities for navigating the complex world of data sovereignty.
Companies are scrambling to enact the latest EU data protection regulation. ServiceNow’s Philip van der Wilt offers practical advice on getting prepared.
The data divide between the EU and the US doesn't just consist of the Privacy Shield problem as Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová warned the Trump administration.
In part two of a pair of articles on what cyber-threats are likely to look like within the space of only a couple of years, experts discuss how these challenges can best be addressed, with the key watchword here being “collaboration”.