Cyber Event – 15 March – Business Implications of State Sponsored Attacks

The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said “every American should be alarmed” by foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Companies, regardless of size, face a low-cost, high-impact weapon that is a serious threat to U.S. democracy and businesses. Hear an esteemed panel of cybersecurity experts discuss the importance of cyber diligence and the best strategies for protecting your intellectual property …
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Making Sense of Machine Learning

AI appears to be reaching “peak ludicrous mode,” with almost every software vendor laying claim to today’s most hyped technology. In fact, Gartner’s latest Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies places machine learning at the Peak of Inflated Expectations. See what I did there? I used “AI” and “machine learning” interchangeably, which should get me busted by the artificial thought police …
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FinTech Firms Expand Bouquet of Offerings

To attract new-generation borrowers, most banks are betting on fintech companies for technology and product innovations. Meanwhile, fintech firms in the lending category have also evolved over the past year and are shifting their focus from only banking products. They are converting themselves into a market place for all financial products …
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Parting Advice from Former Cyber-Security Coordinator Howard Schmidt

The one thing that was most notable about Howard was that he wanted to make sure that he was always providing value. More notably, Howard once told me that he was asked to run for Congress after he left the White House the first time. He said he decided not to do it as he could not afford another pay cut to work for the government …
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5 Insightful Ways Businesses Can Innovate Using Analytics and Data Presentation

Taking advantage of analytics in the business world goes beyond consuming terabytes of data and using ‘easy-through’ techniques to arrive into conclusions. An analysed data, well presented, should be able to help in real-time decision-making process. Transforming raw data into crisp insights that can be used in the decision making process is the complicated part …
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Quote of the Week

“A breakthrough in machine learning would be worth ten Microsofts”
~ Bill Gates, founder and Chairman Microsoft