Digital Workplace, Collaboration & GDPR

Digital Workplace and Collaboration There is an expectation by employees that organizational collaboration, communication and connectivity will meet or exceed currently available market driven technologies.  This means people working in companies expect that they can collaborate in ways consistent with what they can do at home. The Gig economy is here and it is supported …

Devil in a Pebble

The same pebbles that are adding up to destroy our world and our kind can be countered by good behavior and healthy contribution.

Working Out Loud: Show Up (Part 1 of 5)

We were there to build trust and build knowledge through these trusted relationships. The high level objective was to learn and share in order to raise awareness with partners. The knowledge would then be used and reused to help reduce risk, save money and increase opportunities for operational and mission success.

Who is Responsible When Crowdsource Becomes Murder?

Question : Who is accountable or responsible when a false accusation or false report results in the death of a person? Brown University student Sunil Tripathi was wrongly tied to the Boston Marathon bombing.   The result (may have been) his death.  There are indications that he may have died before the bombing.  The questions still remain.  …

Being Realistic looks like Pessimism

Is the glass half empty? Is the glass half full? Some friend you are.. calling me a pessimist..  I think of myself as a person who is realistic. The glass is always full, just not full of what you want or expect. Walk around in a bubble and you are bound to see the world …

In support of our Warfighter Creed

Perception  "Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one." - Albert Einstein Google "Contractors Creed" and this is what you get from http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums/showthread.php?57037-Contractors-Creed THE CONTRACTORS CREED I am a contractor. I look out for myself, the operators to my left and right, and no one else. I will always take advantage of the fact …

Dispatches from the Front: 11 September 2012

From Kenny Today, September 11, 2012, eleven years to the day, each of our worlds changed forever.  How will you celebrate such an epoch in world history? Here on a Forward Operating Base, Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, we will be mourning the loss of 3 men on duty and 8 wounded from enemy rockets and …

“It boiled down to courage and tenacity”: My “Inbox Interview” with Howard Cohen, Community Manager at DISA Forge.mil and Technologist by Chris Maher

I was interviewed a few weeks back by Chris Maher on Linkedin.  The topic was concerning "Trusted Computing"  and ramblings on security. CM: Howard, as you know, I quoted you at the 2011 NSA Trusted Computing Conference & Exposition: “Well.. I believe in Americans. I believe that when we see various challenges that we individually …

Happy 4th of July (SPECIAL DISPATCHES FROM THE FIELD)

Today is the 4th of July.   What does it mean to you?  Joni Douglas writes "Do we ever reflect on the hardship and terror that the early Americans must have lived through day after day? Do we truly understand the hopes and dreams that lay secretly hidden away in the hearts of the people back …

Cyber Reporting

Cyber Security is just like any other security "everyone's responsibility" but where do you go to let someone know there is a problem? ...going to the Dept of Homeland Security (DHS) provides the following options for reporting cyber related incidents: Report Cyber Incidents Report Phishing (US-CERT) Report a Computer Incident (US-CERT) File a Complaint (OnGuard …