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  • The EU is focused on right to repair and has voted overwhelmingly in support of a resolution on a “sustainable single market”.      The European Parliament…

    Dave Sobel November 30, 2020
  • The Senate passed by unanimous consent legislation last week to mandate certain security requirements for internet of things devices purchased by the federal government, moving…

    Dave Sobel November 30, 2020
  • That Indeed Report from last week?  Let’s revisit it.   Surveying 616 IT professionals who worked in an office and now have switched to full-time remote…

    Dave Sobel November 30, 2020
  • Let’s talk chips.   Two highlights. First, the benchmarks for Apple’s M1 are being released, and they are impressive.  Most notable – the ability to emulate…

    Dave Sobel November 30, 2020
  • The new edition of the Milken Institute’s State and Technology index has been released, and ranks states across five core areas: research and development; risk…

    Dave Sobel November 30, 2020
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The Business of Tech

How much is the CEO’s password worth?

ZDNet is reporting a threat actor now seleling passwords for hundreds of C-level executives at companies all over the world.   The email and password combinations…

Mailprotector gets a patent

Mailprotector, provider of email security, has been awarded a patent for their message encryption and file transfer solution Bracket.   Introduced in 2017, the product focuses…

Sophos releases 2021 Threat Report

Just as we go off in the US to a long weekend to be thankful, Sophos brings some data in their threat report. Three key…

Is the EU moving on the next GDPR?

Let’s take on a bit more regulation – the EU’s executive arm has proposed new legislation aimed at creating an EU-wide data marketplace to facilitate…

Zoom fatigue… and why it’s an opportunity

Yup, it’s official, we’re hitting Zoom fatigue. Per a survey from Robert Half, 38% of employees say they have experienced video call fatigue The most…

An IoT law heads to the President’s desk

The Senate passed by unanimous consent legislation last week to mandate certain security requirements for internet of things devices purchased by the federal government, moving…

What is the CISA and why do we care

Not leaving politics for a moment, let’s jump into the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency.   This agency made news for the dismissal of Chris Krebs, one…

Investment rounds noticed: AI and data

I don’t normally focus on companies during their investment rounds, mostly because I generally don’t care much until something is happening besides getting money, but…

What tech employees think about working from home

That Indeed Report from last week?  Let’s revisit it.   Surveying 616 IT professionals who worked in an office and now have switched to full-time remote…