Live from BlackHat: Rod Soto Interview

Rod Soto is interview by Security Guy TV live from BlackHat USA 2017


Trident Product Release: Press Coverage Round-up

A round-up of coverage accompanying the recent launch of TRIDENT

33 Hot New Security Products Announced At Black Hat 2017 (July 27, 2017)
CRN, Sarah Kuranda

The Daily Briefing (July 27, 2017)
The CyberWire, Staff

JASK Trident speeds up security intelligence (July 26, 2017)
Enterprise Times, Ian Murphy

JASK Unveils AI-Enabled Platform for Cyber-Security Threat Identification (July 26, 2017)
Database Trends and Applications

JASK Unveils Cloud Security Platform Based on AI (July 25, 2017)
IT Business Edge, Mike Vizard

New JASK Trident Platform Dramatically Increases Operational Efficiency to Give Security Teams Crucial Response Speed and Agility (July 25, 2017)
Disaster Recovery Journal, Jon Seals

Big Data Provider Cloudwick Launches Security Analytics Platform (July 25, 2017)
SDxCentral, Jessica Lyons Hardcastle

AI security startup JASK launches its new Trident platform (July 25, 2017)
TechSeen, Staff

AI-based platform improves security teams' response (July 25, 2017)
BetaNews, Ian Barker

AI-Based Cyber Platform Hunts Malware (July 25, 2017)
Datanami, George Leopold

New JASK Trident Platform is launched (July 25, 2017)
Global Security Mag., Marc Jacob

HyTrust Raises $36 Million, Acquires DataGravity (July 12, 2017)
eSecurity Planet, Pedro Hernandez


Buckle up for the AI security revolution – spending to hit $96b by 2021

Machine learning and AI are going to reach colossal levels by 2021 as the market swells to $96 billion.

The spending will occur primarily in big data, intelligence and analytics as the cybersecurity invest heavily in machine learning, a new report from ABI research says.

Cyber threat costs are expected to reach the trillion dollar mark in damages over the next year alone, and more organisations are turning to machine learning to fight back, the report says.

Source: Channel Life NZ

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2016: A Big Data Year in Review

With another year almost in the books, and with 2017 looming just over the horizon, now is a good time to take stock of what happened in the big data analytics space over the previous twelve months, to assess where we’ve come from and what direction we may go.

It’s been an eventful year for big data, to say the least. Nobody knows what 2017 will bring, although that won’t stop us from sharing predictions from some of the brightest minds in big data (stay tuned). Here are some of the top news-making items, events, and trends that helped to shape 2016 and turn it into the big data year that was.

Source: Datanami

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Gigamon brings deep packet inspection to Amazon cloud

Gigamon Inc. is bringing on-premise-like network visibility to the Amazon Web Services cloud with a data-in-motion visibility platform that enables information technology organizations to conduct deep packet analysis on cloud workloads.

Source: Silicon Angle

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Can Hackers Be Stopped? The State of Defense in the Private Sector

One week before the recent massive hack attack shut off access to Twitter, PayPal, Airbnb and dozens of other major websites, I was at an off-the-record conference with leaders of some of the country's biggest companies, discussing cyberthreats. Like soldiers in one of the landing crafts approaching the beach on D-Day, the CEOs seemed resigned to their grim fate. A destructive attack was inevitably going to rip through some, if not all, of them. They felt sorry for themselves and one another.And most weren’t even imagining how bad it’s going to get. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty has said

And most weren’t even imagining how bad it’s going to get. IBM CEO Ginni Rometty has said cybercrime is today’s greatest threat to global business, apparently putting it ahead of nuclear war, climate change or an alien invasion.

Source: Newsweek

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Meet The Technology That Could Be A Surprising Savior In Securing The 'Internet Of Things'

Is that smart light bulb spying on you?

Connecting household objects to the Web – the “Internet of Things”, or IoT for short – holds amazing promise and is spawning new applications all the time. In the world of IoT, light bulbs turn on automatically while you’re at home and turn off when you leave. A smart pet-food dish feeds your cat while you’re on vacation. Smart thermostats (like Google GOOGL -0.61%’s Nest) adjust heating or cooling when you’re away to save energy. Smart home-security cameras answer nagging questions, like whether you remembered to turn off the stove. IoT is catching on in enterprises, too...

Source: Forbes

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Cisco launches $10 million scholarship to tackle cybersecurity talent shortage

Networking technology behemoth Cisco has announced a new multi-million dollar fund to tackle the growing shortage in the global cybersecurity talent pool.

The San Jose, Calif.-based tech giant said it will invest $10 million in a scholarship program to “increase the pool of available talent with critical cybersecurity proficiency,” according to a press release. As part of the two-year program, Cisco says it will provide training and mentoring to applicants who will leave the course with a certification that qualifies them for a security operations analyst role.

Source: Venture Beat

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How deep is your learning?

When the virtual assistant Siri showed up on iPhones four years ago, the technology felt like the first glimpse of those scary-smart, talking robots you’ve been reading about in science fiction for years. A machine that could answer any question you had, from who won the 1968 World Series to the location of your nearest dry cleaner? And even pick music for you? Amazing (though perhaps not that weighty).

Source: Forbes

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