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September 21, 2017

Humanity is Not Replaceable by Artificial Intelligence, but Might Improve It

This morning I was attempting to commute to work on the broken-down public metro with hundreds of other people, but I found a silver lining in the situation and used the train’s Wi-Fi to get some work done. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find several documents that I needed for a project and lost valuable hours of […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
September 21, 2017

Security Never Sleeps- SEC Security, CCleaner Security

SEC admits data breach, suggests illicit trading was key “Regulator database opened” The SEC has admitted to being hacked in 2016, with illegal trading potentially at the root of the breach. On Wednesday, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said one of the financial regulator’s databases, containing corporate announcements, was compromised and may have been used to […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
September 21, 2017

10Fold Media SharkTank 2017 – Mastering the Art of Your Business Pitch

Formulating a flawless media pitch is especially critical to differentiate in today’s over-statured deep tech market.  Companies understand that learning how to attract and garner attention from the business and broadcast media is foundational to attracting venture capitalist attention.  However, the gap between pitching your company (as you see the industry) and crafting a pitch […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
September 20, 2017

Security Never Sleeps- FedEx, Iranian Hackers

Cyber attack, hurricane weigh on FedEx quarterly profit “Concerning trends of large scale attacks on business” Package delivery company FedEx Corp (FDX.N) said on Tuesday a June cyber attack on its Dutch unit slashed $300 million from its quarterly profit, and the company lowered its full-year earnings forecast. The company said the cyber attack slashed […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
September 20, 2017

Big Data Horizons- AI, IoT Saves Lives

The Amazing Ways Coca Cola Uses AI And Big Data To Drive Success “One of the first firms outside of IT to speak about Big Data and AI applications” Coca-Cola has been a big player in the big-data space in recent years, and have shown many times their practical use of big data as a […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
September 20, 2017

Summer’s not quite over in ATX!

While Labor Day marks the end to the heat and sunshine filled days of summer, no one has told Texas. Officially summer may be over, but Austin is still hot and the activities have far from slowed down. As PR pros we thought we’d switch from our usual focus on high tech business-to-business public relations […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
September 19, 2017

Security Never Sleeps- Equifax Breach, DU Data Siphon

Equifax Discloses Earlier Cybersecurity Incident, But No Details “March breach is still shaded with uncertainty” Equifax Inc. hired cybersecurity experts to deal with an incident on its corporate networks in March, two months before the massive hack began that it has said led to the potential compromise of personal data belonging to 143 million U.S. […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
September 18, 2017

Security Never Sleeps- Avast and CCleaner, Apple Face ID

Avast reckons CCleaner malware infected 2.27M users “Popular PC optimization software infected” Users of a free software tool designed to optimize system performance on Windows PCs and Android mobile devices got a nasty shock this morning when Piriform, the company which makes the CCleaner tool, revealed in a blog post that certain versions of the […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
September 18, 2017

Security Never Sleeps- BitGlass Talks Infosec, Equifax Failure

OurMine hacks video hosting service Vevo; leaks 3.12TB data online “White hat hacking group strikes again” The self proclaimed White Hat Hacking group OurMine is back in the news and this time it has targeted Vevo and released nearly 3.12TB of its internal data online. According to analysis, some of the documents released online are […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer

 
September 14, 2017

Security Never Sleeps- Equifax Hack, Google Play Malware

Equifax Confirms Hackers Used Apache Struts Vulnerability to Breach Its Servers “More details on the major hack” In an update posted to its security breach website, Equifax announced that hackers used an Apache Struts security bug to breach its servers and later steal data on over 143 million customers, from both the US and the […]

 

Posted by: Tyler Trainer