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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT MARCH 2017 MINTZ LEVIN

Company description: Mintz Levin, established in 1933, is a versatile Am Law 100 law firm with over 500 lawyers serving clients worldwide. Applying a cross-disciplinary team approach, we bring attorneys from many different yet complementary areas together to address the rapidly changing legal and regulatory requirements of a wide variety of industries, including Technology; Financial […]

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT FEBRUARY 2017

Company description: Proficio is a provider of managed detection and response services. Its innovative approach to managed security service delivery is changing the way organizations defend against advanced threats, achieve regulatory compliance, and prevent security breaches. Proficio’s ProSOC service provides highly accurate, 24×7 security monitoring and alerting, advanced threat detection, and automated response services. Proficio […]

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Member spotlight: Drone Aviator

DRONE AVIATOR ASSOCIATION Launched early this year, the Drone Aviator Association (DAA) is a membership portal, the industry’s first drone-only trade organization that advocates for drone users. More than six million drone users are expected by 2017, continuing a 30% year-to-year growth rate. Benefits of DAA membership ($50/year) include FAA registration, access to certification courses, […]

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT MiPOV Technologies

MiPOV TECHNOLOGIES Product/Service: A cutting-edge wearable device that enables users to share their point of view via a social-mobile app Founded: 2016 Location: iHive @ NEST, 1855 First Street, Suite 103, San Diego, CA 92101 Website: www.mipovtechnologies.com (under construction) Co-founder/CEO: Nick Phillips Co-founder/CFO: Joseph Felix Quotable: “The MiPOV Technologies Team is composed of five University […]

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: SaaSMAX

JANUARY 2017 MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: SaaSMAX putting the right products in the hands of B2B customers. On the one hand, this means enabling SaaS companies (Security as a Service) with business intelligence, matchmaking and channel management tools, so that they can quickly pinpoint which IT resellers to work with and recruit them. On the other hand, […]

KPBS-FM

KPBS-FM Radio (NPR) Interview with Darin Andersen Chairman/Founder, CyberTECH Host: Maureen Cavanaugh Topic: Impact and aftermath of global WannaCry Ransomware attacks Intro (Cavanaugh): Organizations across the country have been bracing for an expected wave of “hacker attacks” this morning, after a so-called “ransomware attack” disrupted businesses on Friday. But the software attacks seem concentrated on […]

Interview with Darin Andersen on KPBS

“Midday Edition” Interview with Darin Andersen, Chairman/Founder March 8, 2017  Topic: WikiLeaks releases what it calls CIA trove of cyber-espionage documents Maureen Cavanagh (host): Joining me is Darin Andersen. He’s a member of California’s Task Force on Cybersecurity, chairman of CyberCalifornia and chairman/founder of a cybersecurity company. Darin, welcome. Q: The cybersecurity world wasn’t really […]

Interview with Darin Andersen on KOGO News Radio

March 7, 2017 INTERVIEW WITH DARIN ANDERSEN Host: Ernie Brown Topic: WikiLeaks’ massive release of highly sensitive documents that allegedly reveal the CIA’s covert, global use of software designed to hack smartphones, computers and internet TVs around the world. The release is regarded as a serious setback for U.S. intelligence agencies, which use cyber- hacking […]

What is a Smart City and How Do I Live There?

Although you might assume the growth and development of a Smart City would be precise and exact, Smart City growth is inherently organic. Because living in a Smart City is ultimately the result of human choices to build and utilize technology, there is no perfect path forward into the city of the future. Smart Cities […]

A New Administrations and Cyber Security

The recent presidential election has brought the issue of cyber security to the front page of most new sites and newspapers. It appears that Russia hacked into the Democratic National Committee headquarters and that China hacked into federal employee records at the Office of Personnel Management. Foreign governments are looking at our nation’s private information. […]