Ted Schlein Contributor Ted Schlein, a general partner at venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, focuses on early-stage technology companies in the enterprise software and infrastructure markets, including ventures within the networking and consumer security arenas.
When a company realizes that it may have been hacked, its first call often is not to outside forensics consultants, security firms or even to law enforcement. Too often, the company first must consult with its lawyers. Lots and lots of lawyers. And for good reason.
Government outreach efforts often talk about collaboration and working together but usually in a vague, aspirational, kumbaya kind of way. However, for cybersecurity the need for collaboration is pragmatic and pressing. Read More
And now for an update in the continuing saga of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), a controversial piece of legislation currently in the Senate that, to some, represents an important tool to bolster the sharing of threat data between the government and private entities,
The breakneck growth in internet usage over the past two decades has forced policymakers to confront a host of challenges, from how to regulate the sharing economy to who owns the infrastructure behind the “tubes” themselves. While tempers have flared on a number of these issues,
As technology permeates nearly every aspect of our lives, it has become an increasingly political topic. On one hand, Washington and Silicon Valley have seemingly never been closer with recent visits to the Valley by President Obama, new cybersecurity legislation,
A series of recent breaches at United Airlines, Anthem and, most recently, Sabre Corp. and American Airlines are reportedly tied to state-sponsored cyber attackers. These attacks further highlight an important trend in the cybersecurity arena:
How long have intelligence agencies been keeping tabs on the internet, and what role did these agencies play in creating the internet we use today? For the most part, these kinds of questions have been relegated to comments sections on random blogs and the occasional tweet from researchers.
There was a time not so long ago when nine-figure venture capital rounds weren’t a near-daily feature of tech business news.
Snapcash ended up as a way to pay adult performers for private content over Snapchat, not just a way to split bills with friends. But Snapchat will abandon the peer-to-peer payment space on August 30th.
Over the course of a weekend we got a glimpse at some of the coming seasons and movies for various sci-fi, superhero, and other types of highly-anticipated fan-favorite franchises from the San Diego Comic-Con this year. Here’s a quick selection of some of the ones shown over the weekend:
Trill Project, founded by three high school girls, recently launched out of private beta to help people safely express themselves online. For those unfamiliar with the word “trill,” it’s a combination of “true” and “real.” An investor described it to me as a positive Yik Yak .
The blockchain is in the middle of a major hype cycle at the moment, and that makes it hard for many people to take it seriously, but if you look at the core digital ledger technology, there is tremendous potential to change the way we think about trust in business. Yet these are still extremely […]
Data, they say, is the new oil, and open public data is the new commons. Give the people the facts, and they will use them to make informed decisions. Right? Except that’s not the bureaucratic instinct. Bureaucrats fear the free flow of information.
Shlomi Dolev Contributor Shlomi Dolev is the Chair Professor and founder of the Computer Science department of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. He is the author of Self-Stabilization. Shlomi also is a cybersecurity entrepreneur and the co-founder and chief scientist of Secret Double Octopus.
Mixcloud, the London startup that offers an audio streaming platform designed for long-form content, has closed its first-ever funding round, TechCrunch has learned. According to a regulatory filing and since confirmed by co-founder Nico Perez, the ten-year old company has raised approximately $11.
More devices are coming onto the Internet every single day, and that’s especially true within organizations that have a fleet of devices with access to sensitive data — which means there are even more holes for potential security breaches. That’s the goal of Kolide.
Peer-to-peer car-sharing marketplace Turo has officially closed a $104 million Series D round. This comes following a $12 million investment from Sumitomo Corporation and American Express Ventures, on top of a $92 million raise earlier this year.
Louis Suarez-Potts has been community manager for OpenOffice since it was sponsored by Sun Microsystems. He's still working with OpenOffice now that it's under the Apache Foundation umbrella. He also has a business going, along with several other long-time Free and Open Source boosters,
威锋网讯 以苹果、谷歌、英特尔、Adobe 这四大巨头为首的硅谷科技公司遭到硅谷工程师们的集体诉讼，声称他们私底下串通好不雇佣对方公司的员工，以达到压低薪水的目的。
最近在深圳WinHEC大会期间微软也开放了Windows 10的相关硬件开发文档，其中关于扩展坞的文档显示Windows 10的手机设备也将支持连接至扩展坞。文档在讲到扩展坞生产设计需要考虑的特性时提到：考虑支持手机、平板和笔记本。
社交游戏开发商 Zynga 昨日宣布，公司首席执行官，前微软互动娱乐业务总裁 Don Mattrick 将从公司离职，公司创始人 Mark Pincus 将重新担任首席执行官一职。
意大利 西西里个人路线分享及游记截取：12天15个城镇1000公里 Day1 (那不勒斯/萨莱尔诺-)陶尔米纳如果在西西里只能停留一天，人们会告诉你——去陶尔米纳。一座毗邻艾奥尼亚海的山城，即便早春时节，阳光也毫不吝啬。
两年前，希捷公司 展示 了一项硬盘 新技术 ，可以让应用直接通过以太网连接 一部分硬盘 ，以键值对形式在硬盘上存储对象。这可以减少传统文件系统和文件服务器的开销，让厂商在服务器上安装更多硬盘。
威锋网讯，根据最新的报道指出，苹果正计划对 Apple Store 进行又一次的整改，他们计划将 iPod 放置到货架上，并抛弃产品旁边用于显示价格的 iPad。根据几位苹果零售店的经理指出，这些改变今天起就会在美国开始执行。