CenturyLink CSO on defence against the “five bad actors”

Dave Mahon brings impressive credentials to his current position as Chief Security Officer at CenturyLink. Former supervisory special agent with the FBI, Mahon began his 31 year career with the US domestic spy agency investigating organized crime, moving from there to international terrorism. During his tenure, FBI investigative methods evolved with advance of the computer […]

Dave Mahon, Chief Security Officer, CenturyLink

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Cloud services going rogue on corporate intranets  

For years organizations have been battling silos. Whether it’s the data centre, communications infrastructure or software, over the past decades IT departments have leveraged existing technology and integrated it in ongoing attempts to create seamless service delivery. Arguably one of the most prolific silo-generating activities these days is the deployment of cloud services on the […]


Five keys to marketing analytics  

Analytics is “hot” – as hot as any application in 2015. Investors, start-ups and established suppliers, consultants and customers are all trying to capitalize on the trend towards using data to inform business decisions. The combination of explosive growth in data, access to previously-unaffordable IT resources via cloud computing, better algorithms and display techniques and […]

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Whither the PC in a mobile, cloud world?  

What is the PC, and has its death, as Mark Twain put it when asked to comment on reports of his demise, “been greatly exaggerated”? This key question, and the role of the PC device in powering a cloud-enabled mobile workforce animate a fourth document in the InsightaaS Viewpoint series, Collabmobilicloud: Empowering the End User. […]


Microgrids: integration for power cost and control  

Context: microgrid and data center synergies Autonomous energy networks that integrate distributed power resources, matching this with local energy loads to service localized demand, microgrids are perhaps best described in opposition to the supergrid – or national grid systems built by the utility companies. In contrast to the super or macro grid, which features centralized […]

Mary Allen, managing editor, InsightaaS