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

Salesforce Chief Scientist Silvio Savarese on Conversatational AI

I spoke with Silvio Savarese, Chief Scientist at Salesforce, about a software tool that enables users to create executable code using simple English prompts....

DataStax CEO Chet Kapoor on Real Time Data

I spoke with Chet Kapoor, CEO of DataStax, about how today’s data-driven culture is affecting enterprise change, including how data will turn knowledge workers...

Liveops Taps CDW to Modernize Services

Arizona-based Liveops is a contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider that provides agent services for several industries, including insurance, retail and health services. The company was...

Palo Alto Networks Shifts Zero Trust To Application Layer

Palo Alto Networks has announced what it calls Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) 2.0, which shifts the focus of ZTNA from the network to...

Airiam’s Art Ocain on Preventing Fraud in the SME Market

I spoke with Art Ocain, VP of Cybersecurity and Incident Response at Airiam, about why small and mid-size enterprises are more prone to cyberattack...