Mr Big (Data)

Why big data and analytics are sexy, and why only awareness can secure them.   What doesn’t kill you will make you…suffer longer (Paraphrasing Friedrich Nietzsche)   S-E-X-Y Information is sexy, and sexy sells. These days, nothing seems to be sexier to than the “Big Data” and “Analytics”, which are the latest buzz words in the…

The Cyber Minority Report: Gender Affairs

Investigating the evolutionary relationship between women, information, and security, via the prism of the red queen hypothesis. In 1973, an evolutionary scientist called Leigh Van Valen published an academic paper called “a new evolutionary law”. In it he defined a law called “law of constant extinction”, which state that the probability of extinction does not…