Lewis Koch

War on Drugs Targets Tech

The new scapegoat for the failed War on Drugs is, of all things, technology.The 120-page December 2000 International Crime Threat Assessment report — created by basically every federal law...

Spin Doctors, Beware the Net

"The American Petroleum Institute filed suit against the EPA charged that the agency was suppressing a scientific study for fear it might be misinterpreted. . . . The...

Cyberspying

Can it be only eight years since Howard Rheingolds The Virtual Community described the Internet as a place where people could develop and support virtual communities of shared interests...

Private Matters

The world of digital snoops and spooks is a pretty dark space, but Richard M. Smith has illuminated some of its darker corners. It was his work that revealed...

Latest Posts

How to Encourage a New Generation of Leaders in the Remote Workplace

Companies are starting to finalize their long-term work plans, with many choosing to stay remote for the foreseeable future. The flexible, remote work option will...

F5 Acquires Threat Stack, Continuing Its Transition to a Security Company

F5 has announced an agreement to acquire Boston-based Threat Stack for $68M. The purchase of Threat Stack is F5’s fourth acquisition in the past...

Cloudera’s Ram Venkatesh on Hybrid Cloud and the Cloudera Roadmap

I spoke with Ram Venkatesh, Chief Technology Officer at Cloudera, about the company’s shifts, and how the Cloudera Data Platform serves a hybrid environment. Among...

Secure Cloud Migration: Beware Identity Failures and Misconfigurations

According to Gartner, the worldwide public cloud services market grew 40.7% in 2020. But despite how commonplace it now is, a cloud migration can...

How Tech Companies Can Boost Cyber Defenses: Building a Cyber-First Culture

Today’s accelerated pace of digital transformation brings significant opportunities for businesses to grow and drive value for shareholders. At the same time, the rise...