Tech Insight: Trust Platforms & Solutions

We are in a race against fake and the ever expanding cyber attack surface that is the Internet of pretty much everything. With the advent of DeepFakes and other artificial challenges to reality and truth, the fundamental fabric that binds our societies, our economies and our business and personal relationships is fast fraying be becoming undone. Trust will become a valuable commodity as we seek to de-risk ourselves from contrived data, dubious transactions, and questionable parties. The emergence of trust platforms are inevitable and essential for restoring and sustaining the fabrics of trust that underpin our lives and make our civilization viable.

Industry Insight: The Marriott Hack: A Call to Action for Holistic Security and Due Diligence for Mergers and Acquisitions

On November 30th, 2018, Marriott disclosed its Starwood acquisition had a 4-year-old data breach that exposed data for up to 500 million customers.  However, this wasn’t the first time they have been hacked. Corporate boards need to take cybersecurity and the risks of a digital future seriously.

Industry Insight: Holistic Security is Key to Meet the Digital Security Threats of Today & Tomorrow

On October 4th, 2018, Bloomberg's Businessweek released a report alleging that Chinese spies implanted a "malicious chip" into server motherboards assembled by Super Micro Computer Inc. (Supermicro), a U.S.-based Original Device Manufacturer (ODM) that manufactures servers used in hyperscale data…

The Digital Gap: Boardroom Leadership & Governance

Corporate boards of today are challenged with understanding the opportunities and the risks and threats presented by "Digital".  As cybersecurity incidents and privacy issues from the Sony hack to the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica debacle increase in number and severity, board rooms cannot afford to not know.  neXt Curve hosted a discussion with USC Marshall School of Business professor, Bob Zukis on the urgency for digital savvy and competency in the board room.

Meltdown & Spectre – Part 3: Tackling The Great Digital Risk of Our Time

Meltdown and Spectre represent a new class of security threat that endangers our digital world at its core - the processor.  What do enterprises need to do to protect their digital businesses and their customers from Meltdown and Spectre exploits in a Privacy First world with GDPR enforced?

Meltdown & Spectre – Part 2: The Internet of Security Risk

Meltdown and Spectre represent a new class of security threat that endangers our digital world at its core - the processor. What aspects of our digital lives, work, society and economy will be impacted by Meltdown and Spectre?

Meltdown & Spectre – Part 1: The Threat We Don’t Want to Talk About

Meltdown and Spectre represent a new class of security threat that endangers our digital world at its core - the processor. With the unveiling of such profound security holes, what do business leaders need to do to understand the potential impact of Meltdown and Spectre on their organizations and businesses?

When Agile is Bad for Business

There is a lot of noise today about the use of Agile in digital business. In my experience leading Agile development projects, helping early “eBanks” innovate their web development and operations and advising some of the leading digital enterprises today with their transformation and innovation initiatives, I have come to realize that there is an fundamental misunderstanding of Agile as it pertains to “digital business.”  Furthermore, there is a pervasive misconception that Agile practices somehow translate into business agility and adaptability.  Not true.

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