|By PR Newswire||
|April 10, 2014 08:00 AM EDT||
IRVINE, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CannaBusiness Group, Inc (OTC: CBGI) announced today that its subsidiary National Security Solutions, Inc. hired Stuart Volkow as the Chief Technology Officer to oversee and operate the Cyber–Security Division.
Our daily life, economic vitality, and national security depend on a stable, safe, and resilient cyberspace. We rely on this vast array of networks to communicate and travel, power our homes, run our economy, and provide government services. Yet cyber intrusions and attacks have increased dramatically over the last decade, exposing sensitive personal and business information, disrupting critical operations, and imposing high costs on the economy.
Information security issues – such as data breaches or employee misconduct – are a constant challenge for C-suite leaders as well as for the front-line managers in your organization. Cyber security challenges not only put sensitive data at risk, but can also cost your company time, revenue, and resources. No one is immune to data loss incidents – and no one is better equipped than NSS to help you identify and close gaps that put your organization's cyber security at risk.
At NSS, we know securing and managing electronically stored information (ESI) is critical to the future of your business. From information risk assessments that help you benchmark safety measures and shore-up weaknesses, to penetration testing that checks for robust defenses, our global team delivers scalable cyber security solutions to help you protect confidential and proprietary information from data security risks such as malicious insiders, network vulnerabilities, and inadequate security policies.
1) Overall Hardening
2) Physical Security
3) Policy and Procedures
6) Payment Systems and Transaction Processing
7) Employee Behavior, Privacy, and Social Media Monitoring
Mr. Stuart Volkow/Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Volkow qualifications in the Cyber-Security consist of a vast array of certifications and experience:
- Federal TS/SCI Clearance since 2009
- Trained in intelligence analysis and analytic techniques.
- Served ODNI (Office of the Director of National Intelligence) Summer Hard Problem Program 2009 and 2010(UC) Product included recommendations on upgrades to the Presidents Daily Briefing (PDB).
- Participated in "Red Team" exercises involving exploiting mobile technology.
- Served ODNI as Producer for both (C) and (UC) briefing products.
- Co-Wrote analysis products on Social Media, Mixed Reality, Radicalization and De-radicalization.
- Co-Authored briefing papers for the Office of The Director of National Intelligence including (U) The Music of Terrorism, and Augmenting the Presidents Daily Briefing Process: Wisdom of Crowds Yielding Greater Analytic Collaboration (U).
- For DARPA he wrote the requirements for a comprehensive knowledge management / project management system focusing on DoD technology transition.
- Served an Analyst on DARPA Knowledge Management project from 2002-2004
- Over 10 years of technology management experience in the media sector.
- 4 years of experience in mobile app development management and requirements planning.
- Served as Instructor at UCLA in digital technologies for over 10 years including as a lecturer at the Anderson Graduate School of Management and via the UCLA Extension.
- Enrolled in the 2014 USC Computer and Information Security Course delivered by the USC Information Sciences Institute (An NSA Center of Academic Excellence) and Los Angeles FBI office.
Mr. Michael Flynn, President of National Security Solutions, Inc., stated "We are very pleased with the addition of Stuart Volkow as our Chief Technology Officer, and know he brings along a very extensive background in the Cyber-Security division. This will allow us to offer this service to our Marijuana Dispensary and Grow Operations Security Plan as well as other industries that maintain sensitive data on their networks."
About National Security Solutions, Inc.
At National Security Solutions, Inc. (NSS), our objective is independent security advice and implementation. Our security consultants specialize in security risk management, security optimization, and security design & engineering. Our goal is to develop solutions that protect your bottom line from preventable losses.
With solutions designed to meet the needs of a dynamic security and compliance landscape, we deliver evaluation, remediation, and ongoing monitoring and management to ensure you maintain the most comprehensive security posture possible.
With this comprehensive approach to professional security consulting, our Professional Security Consultants develop security strategies, solutions and recommendations, not just for the short term, but ever mindful of our client's long term goals and concerns.
Our Professional Security Consultants work directly with your in-house security director, becoming an integral part of your security team. For companies without a full time security director we offer you our team. The NSS team brings you peace of mind with Executive Protection, Crisis Communication and top notch Security Consulting.
About The CannaBusiness Group, Inc
The CannaBusiness Group Inc. ("CBGI") founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Irvine, California we are a publicly held company vested as a strategic real estate acquisition, leasing, and management firm whose primary focus is on zoning issues. We acquire commercial property or land, and lease out the facilities for Agricultural, Industrial, Commercial and Retail, whether small or large scale clients.
The CannaBusiness Group, Inc. manages a portfolio of properties that it acquires and leases. We provide oversight on each and every property we manage. This can include complete architectural design and subsequent build-outs, general support, landscaping, general up-keep, and state of the art security systems.
CBGI developed an acquisition plan to acquire companies that sell products and services to include Security Services, E-Commerce Store Fronts for both Grow and Dispensary operations; Technology Solutions; Software Solutions; and miscellaneous solutions.
Any and all acquisitions will be spun off into their own publicly traded company in the future, or may be acquired or merged into another 3rd party company. Once, CBGI and subsidiary management agree that a company is ready to go public, merge or be acquired our group of professionals will start working on the best option for that company.
Stay up-to-date with current events by joining The CannaBusiness Group, Inc. E-Mail Alert List. Join by going to the following: www.thecannabusinessgroup.com
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENT AND DISCLOSURE: This press release contains forward-looking statements, including expected industry patterns and other financial and business results that involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to differ materially from results expressed or implied by this press release. Such risk factors include, among others: the continuation of recent growth rates in the industry; the positioning of The CannaBusiness Group[SM], Inc. in the market; ability to integrate acquired properties and technology; ability to retain key employees; ability to successfully combine product offerings and customer acceptance of combined products; general market conditions, fluctuations in currency exchange rates, changes to operating systems and product strategy by vendors of operating systems; and whether The CannaBusiness Group [SM], Inc. can successfully execute their business plan. Actual results may differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements in this press release.
Investor Contact Information:
The CannaBusiness Group, Inc.
Phone: (949) 936-2595
Email: [email protected]
Source: The CannaBusiness Group, Inc.
SOURCE The CannaBusiness Group, Inc.
As more intelligent IoT applications shift into gear, they’re merging into the ever-increasing traffic flow of the Internet. It won’t be long before we experience bottlenecks, as IoT traffic peaks during rush hours. Organizations that are unprepared will find themselves by the side of the road unable to cross back into the fast lane. As billions of new devices begin to communicate and exchange data – will your infrastructure be scalable enough to handle this new interconnected world?
Aug. 29, 2015 07:45 AM EDT Reads: 110
WebRTC has had a real tough three or four years, and so have those working with it. Only a few short years ago, the development world were excited about WebRTC and proclaiming how awesome it was. You might have played with the technology a couple of years ago, only to find the extra infrastructure requirements were painful to implement and poorly documented. This probably left a bitter taste in your mouth, especially when things went wrong.
Aug. 28, 2015 11:45 PM EDT Reads: 407
SYS-CON Events announced today that HPM Networks will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For 20 years, HPM Networks has been integrating technology solutions that solve complex business challenges. HPM Networks has designed solutions for both SMB and enterprise customers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Aug. 28, 2015 11:30 PM EDT Reads: 835
As more and more data is generated from a variety of connected devices, the need to get insights from this data and predict future behavior and trends is increasingly essential for businesses. Real-time stream processing is needed in a variety of different industries such as Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Automobile, Finance, Online Retail, Smart Grids, and Healthcare. Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed distributed stream computation service that provides low latency, scalable processing of streaming data in the cloud with an enterprise grade SLA. It features built-in integration with Azur...
Aug. 28, 2015 07:45 PM EDT Reads: 192
Too often with compelling new technologies market participants become overly enamored with that attractiveness of the technology and neglect underlying business drivers. This tendency, what some call the “newest shiny object syndrome,” is understandable given that virtually all of us are heavily engaged in technology. But it is also mistaken. Without concrete business cases driving its deployment, IoT, like many other technologies before it, will fade into obscurity.
Aug. 28, 2015 06:00 PM EDT Reads: 319
With the proliferation of connected devices underpinning new Internet of Things systems, Brandon Schulz, Director of Luxoft IoT – Retail, will be looking at the transformation of the retail customer experience in brick and mortar stores in his session at @ThingsExpo. Questions he will address include: Will beacons drop to the wayside like QR codes, or be a proximity-based profit driver? How will the customer experience change in stores of all types when everything can be instrumented and analyzed? As an area of investment, how might a retail company move towards an innovation methodolo...
Aug. 28, 2015 05:30 PM EDT Reads: 411
Consumer IoT applications provide data about the user that just doesn’t exist in traditional PC or mobile web applications. This rich data, or “context,” enables the highly personalized consumer experiences that characterize many consumer IoT apps. This same data is also providing brands with unprecedented insight into how their connected products are being used, while, at the same time, powering highly targeted engagement and marketing opportunities. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Nathan Treloar, President and COO of Bebaio, will explore examples of brands transforming their businesses by t...
Aug. 28, 2015 03:45 PM EDT Reads: 173
A producer of the first smartphones and tablets, presenter Lee M. Williams will talk about how he is now applying his experience in mobile technology to the design and development of the next generation of Environmental and Sustainability Services at ETwater. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lee Williams, COO of ETwater, will talk about how he is now applying his experience in mobile technology to the design and development of the next generation of Environmental and Sustainability Services at ETwater.
Aug. 28, 2015 02:00 PM EDT
SYS-CON Events announced today that Micron Technology, Inc., a global leader in advanced semiconductor systems, will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Micron’s broad portfolio of high-performance memory technologies – including DRAM, NAND and NOR Flash – is the basis for solid state drives, modules, multichip packages and other system solutions. Backed by more than 35 years of technology leadership, Micron's memory solutions enable the world's most innovative computing, consumer,...
Aug. 28, 2015 12:30 PM EDT Reads: 155
SYS-CON Events announced today that Pythian, a global IT services company specializing in helping companies leverage disruptive technologies to optimize revenue-generating systems, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 17th Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Founded in 1997, Pythian is a global IT services company that helps companies compete by adopting disruptive technologies such as cloud, Big Data, advanced analytics, and DevOps to advance innovation and increase agility. Specializing in designing, imple...
Aug. 28, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 205
While many app developers are comfortable building apps for the smartphone, there is a whole new world out there. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Narayan Sainaney, Co-founder and CTO of Mojio, will discuss how the business case for connected car apps is growing and, with open platform companies having already done the heavy lifting, there really is no barrier to entry.
Aug. 28, 2015 11:30 AM EDT
Through WebRTC, audio and video communications are being embedded more easily than ever into applications, helping carriers, enterprises and independent software vendors deliver greater functionality to their end users. With today’s business world increasingly focused on outcomes, users’ growing calls for ease of use, and businesses craving smarter, tighter integration, what’s the next step in delivering a richer, more immersive experience? That richer, more fully integrated experience comes about through a Communications Platform as a Service which allows for messaging, screen sharing, video...
Aug. 28, 2015 07:30 AM EDT Reads: 565
SYS-CON Events announced today that IceWarp will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. IceWarp, the leader of cloud and on-premise messaging, delivers secured email, chat, documents, conferencing and collaboration to today's mobile workforce, all in one unified interface
Aug. 28, 2015 03:00 AM EDT Reads: 363
The Internet of Things (IoT) is about the digitization of physical assets including sensors, devices, machines, gateways, and the network. It creates possibilities for significant value creation and new revenue generating business models via data democratization and ubiquitous analytics across IoT networks. The explosion of data in all forms in IoT requires a more robust and broader lens in order to enable smarter timely actions and better outcomes. Business operations become the key driver of IoT applications and projects. Business operations, IT, and data scientists need advanced analytics t...
Aug. 28, 2015 12:30 AM EDT Reads: 358
Akana has announced the availability of the new Akana Healthcare Solution. The API-driven solution helps healthcare organizations accelerate their transition to being secure, digitally interoperable businesses. It leverages the Health Level Seven International Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (HL7 FHIR) standard to enable broader business use of medical data. Akana developed the Healthcare Solution in response to healthcare businesses that want to increase electronic, multi-device access to health records while reducing operating costs and complying with government regulations.
Aug. 26, 2015 07:00 AM EDT Reads: 116
For IoT to grow as quickly as analyst firms’ project, a lot is going to fall on developers to quickly bring applications to market. But the lack of a standard development platform threatens to slow growth and make application development more time consuming and costly, much like we’ve seen in the mobile space. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Weiner, Product Manager of the Omega DevCloud with KORE Telematics Inc., discussed the evolving requirements for developers as IoT matures and conducted a live demonstration of how quickly application development can happen when the need to comply wit...
Aug. 2, 2015 11:15 AM EDT Reads: 547
The Internet of Everything (IoE) brings together people, process, data and things to make networked connections more relevant and valuable than ever before – transforming information into knowledge and knowledge into wisdom. IoE creates new capabilities, richer experiences, and unprecedented opportunities to improve business and government operations, decision making and mission support capabilities.
Aug. 1, 2015 10:00 AM EDT Reads: 476
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Red Hat's Chief Architect for the Internet of Things and Intelligent Systems, described how to revolutionize your archit...
Jul. 30, 2015 07:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,561
MuleSoft has announced the findings of its 2015 Connectivity Benchmark Report on the adoption and business impact of APIs. The findings suggest traditional businesses are quickly evolving into "composable enterprises" built out of hundreds of connected software services, applications and devices. Most are embracing the Internet of Things (IoT) and microservices technologies like Docker. A majority are integrating wearables, like smart watches, and more than half plan to generate revenue with APIs within the next year.
Jul. 30, 2015 02:30 PM EDT Reads: 277
Growth hacking is common for startups to make unheard-of progress in building their business. Career Hacks can help Geek Girls and those who support them (yes, that's you too, Dad!) to excel in this typically male-dominated world. Get ready to learn the facts: Is there a bias against women in the tech / developer communities? Why are women 50% of the workforce, but hold only 24% of the STEM or IT positions? Some beginnings of what to do about it! In her Opening Keynote at 16th Cloud Expo, Sandy Carter, IBM General Manager Cloud Ecosystem and Developers, and a Social Business Evangelist, d...
Jul. 30, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,218