Category Archives: Business and Technology

Data Management “Hype Cycle” Revealed in Gartner 2017 Report

As data becomes ever more distributed across multiple systems, organizations have to cope with increasingly complex ecosystems and digital business requirements. The “Hype Cycle for Data Management,” developed by Gartner, Inc. is designed to assist CIOs, chief data officers (CDOs) and other senior data analytics specialists understand the maturity of the data management technologies they […]

Zuckerberg Pays Virtual Visit to Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Monday used virtual reality tech to “teleport” to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico and soon was dubbed a “heartless billionaire” by critics who felt he had exploited the dire situation in the U.S. territory. That likely isn’t what Zuckerberg intended when he provided the Facebook Spaces video demonstration, showing how an Oculus […]

Report: Russian Hackers Penetrated Elite NSA Hacking Division

Russian hackers exploited a vulnerability in Kaspersky Lab’s software to steal sensitive cyberdefense data from a United States National Security Agency contractor, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The incident, which occurred in 2015, involved a contractor who loaded classified information onto his personal computer in order to work at home. The information included hacking […]