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The cyber path

What you do today can improve all your tomorrows ~ Ralph Marston

Prefixing ‘cyber’ to a word is so prevalent these days that it often loses its meaning. However, for those seeking information on the knowledge, skills, and abilities for ‘cyber’ related jobs and careers, the Cyber Career Pathways Tool is a good resource.

Cooperative competition

If you want to be  incrementally better, be competitive. If you want to be exponentially better, be cooperative. ~ Unknown

Enabling a broad, diverse ecosystem of interoperable technical solutions often requires competitors to cooperate. Some thoughts on both cooperation and differentiation.

Politics of standards

With great power there must also come great responsibility! ~ Stan Lee (via Spiderman)

Powerful technology companies often use the technical standardization process for marketing and to enhance their competitive market position. How to recognize this, and some strategies to ensure a competitive, diverse ecosystem.

Who watches the watchers?

I have always tried to live by the philosophy that when there is a big problem that needs fixing, you should run towards it, rather than away from it ~ Henry Paulson

Trust but verify is a maxim often quoted when it comes to testing and certification frameworks. Can it be applied in a manner that produces the desired outcomes?


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