Tag Archives : #security


Big Brother is watching  

We tend to think of our phones and computers as personal devices. They live close to our bodies, and are privy to confidential information. We don’t think of them as gossipy snoops that pass that confidential information off to people who could profit from it. Silly us. Most of the electronics we carry merrily do […]

Lynn Greiner, freelance IT journalist and regular contributor to InsightaaS.com

Cisco building and branding its IoT portfolio

Nothing succeeds like success, but uneasy lies the head that wears the crown. For eight years now, Cisco has mounted an effective campaign to build awareness around the opportunities for improved productivity and new service delivery that can be achieved through the connection of digital processes, an exercise that is now widely associated with the […]

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Dave Mahon, Chief Security Officer, CenturyLink

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 […]


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 […]

Julian_Mills, head of corporate intranet and internal social media, BMO Financial Group