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Passage to Digital Transformation

February 7, 2020
By Srinivas Kumar
Chief Technology & Product Officer at Mocana Corporation

 

 

Device transformation and protection is required to revolutionize digital transformation, just as virtualization and software defined networking were required to revolutionize data centers. Operations Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) are fundamentally dissimilar. To begin with, the problem space is radically different – unprotected devices versus gullible users as the carbon. This demands a different solution strategy. Cyber criminals exploit user psychology and over the past decade have truly transformed hacking from a cottage industry to a fine art. A device has no emotions. Devices can be made smarter than humans in cyberspace. Bridging the IT-OT divide (in some cases, a thin line) is the implementation challenge.

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Why Cybersecurity is Still Elusive

January 31, 2020
By Srinivas Kumar
Chief Technology & Product Officer at Mocana Corporation

 

 

Over a decade ago, we were told the cloud was not just a “secure” cloud, it was a “trusted” cloud. Today, cybersecurity companies are still playing detectives and cloud platform vendors and service providers are acquiring them for billions of dollars. In the end, can we trust chief risk officers to do the right thing and invest in protection after they have exhausted all detection alternatives? While detection is a valuable and necessary forensic analysis tool, not including protection as a strategy in the digital tool chest is a fatal oversight. Protection is what you do before detection becomes a necessity.

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Protecting The Digital Planet

January 24, 2020
By Srinivas Kumar
Chief Technology & Product Officer at Mocana Corporation
 

During the cold war, a new weapon was built to pierce any shield and for every new weapon a new shield was built that could not be pierced. This is the infinite game theory about will and resources, and who exhausts one or the other first and drops out of the game.

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Samsung Testing Millimeter-Wave Cellular For Its 5G Network

May 23, 2013

To test its new 5G network, Samsung is reportedly using new millimeter-wave cellular technology.

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