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Intel report says Russia behind hacking

Intel report says Russia behind hacking
Rod Beckstrom, a former senior adviser at the National Cybersecurity Center, talks to CNN’s George Howell about the findings from the report […]

NPR Marketplace Interview February 25, 2016

Can you encrypt data? Then I’ve got a job for you!
http://www.marketplace.org/2016/02/25/tech/can-you-encrypt-data-then-ive-got-job-you

By |March 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

PredPol: Artificial intelligence plus Big Data equals less crime

PredPol: Artificial intelligence plus Big Data equals less crime
Computers may not exactly “think” yet but machine learning – where a computer can take an action without being programmed for […]

By |October 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

COMMENTARY: The conundrum of artificial intelligence

COMMENTARY: The conundrum of artificial intelligence
Rod takes a look at the profound questions raised by the rapid development of artificial intelligence, the basis for three of his new ventures.
When […]

By |October 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

China’s Modern Silk Road

China’s Modern Silk Road
China has embarked on the mother of all infrastructure projects: a rail system linking Europe and Asia.
The Silk Road: the words evoke images of an ancient […]

By |October 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Seven Lessons I learned from Richard Branson

Seven Lessons I learned from Richard Branson
Rod got a full dose of what makes Virgin founder Richard Branson so successful in a recent visit to Necker Island.

My wife Patrice […]

By |September 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

CyberVaR: Quantifying the risk of loss from cyber attacks

CyberVaR: Quantifying the risk of loss from cyber attacks
New concept offers more accurate method of predicting losses

What is cyberVaR?
CyberVaR, or cyber Value at Risk, is a risk estimation method that […]

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    COMMENTARY: Who’s Got Your Data? And What Are They Doing With It?

COMMENTARY: Who’s Got Your Data? And What Are They Doing With It?

COMMENTARY: Who’s Got Your Data? And What Are They Doing With It?
The right to be forgotten online isn’t enough: we need the right to know – and the right […]

By |December 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Driving Towards the Future

Driving Towards the Future

Rod’s recent car purchase has made him a huge fan of Tesla. And it’s got him thinking about a world where electric and driverless cars are […]

By |December 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Rod Beckstrom chats with Howard A. Schmidt

Rod chats with Howard A. Schmidt
Recently, Rod spoke with the former White House cyber security chief and partner in Ridge-Schmidt Cyber about Edward Snowden, the Heartbleed bug and life […]

By |December 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|