The spotlight continues to shine more brightly on 5G on the global geopolitical stage as it becomes increasingly apparent to the US and European nations that 5G technological leadership is of strategic economic importance. While the race to deploy 5G networks is a global competition, mobile wireless technologies of today have been a result of cooperation and collaboration across standard setting bodies, operators and technology companies across the globe. 3GPP, the engineering organization that sets the technical specifications that are the basis of mobile wireless technology standards, recently held their election for one of the more prominent of its Technical Specification Groups (TSGs), the RAN TSG. The election happens at time when 5G technology leadership is hotly contested and the merits of technological unity is increasingly challenged geopolitically.
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.
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 centers. Growing national security threats are increasingly putting enterprises at risk as the bare-metal of… Continue reading Industry Insight: Holistic Security is Key to Meet the Digital Security Threats of Today & Tomorrow
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 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 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 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?
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.