The Risk of Cultural Sterilisation by Artificial Intelligence

January 20, 2017

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The current generation of AI (Artificial Intelligence), Machine Learning or Deep Learning, amongst other inappropriately overinflated terms, has drawn a focus on the simple dislocation of labour. A few have delved deeper into the murky implications of the future of this class of autonomous, semi-autonomous and or tethered digital applications (software) and started to challenge […]

Digital Dementia born of Artificial Intelligence

January 10, 2017

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Once again into the breach hoisted on our very human petard! I will not tire of saying it until the IT community takes responsibility and accountability for the mess we are manifesting in our rush to the market with compromised code in such a cavalier attitude. For the facts are stark. In every 1,000 lines […]

Anti-BREXIT Elite risk UK Constitutional Crisis

November 3, 2016

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Alarming headlines – BREXIT legal challenge, High Court rules the UK Government cannot trigger Article 50 without parliamentary approval. This is not just another spat between Government and the people. This is a dangerous precedent in a Political world that is being challenged at its core and reaches out to every voter in democracies around […]

Bots & Robotic Software, the next threat surface

October 18, 2016

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Following on from the theme of my last blog – ‘Insider Threat – Wetware issue’ – One of the big themes at the moment is the attraction of using Robotic Software and ‘Bots’ on the pretext that these can reduce the Insider Threat surface area amongst other suggested efficiency benefits. Robotic Software needs to be […]

The ‘Insider Threat’ – A Wetware issue

October 4, 2016

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If it was not for users ……. Everyone in the Cyber and IT Security world has heard this one and many besides. Hardware, Software and the Wetware, that’s us, fallible humans if you had not guessed. Roll the drums, security training / cultural of security and no end of buzz words start rolling to champion […]

Cyber Hygiene – A modern dilemma

September 22, 2016

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The faster we move the sicker we get. As we see in our offline world so we are experiencing in our new Cyber realms and digital hyper-connected social network societies. I postulate that IoT (Internet of Things) is as virulent and as terminal as HIV in our digital lives. IoT = D-HIV variant IoT, is a technology […]

Cyber Security, the New Business Operational Model

August 19, 2016

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The future of Global economics lies in tapping and harnessing the hyper-connected networks of our digital lives. It is only when businesses and society starts linking up do they fully realise the potential and the value of their untapped data assets and privacy. In today’s digital society, how do you know who you can really […]