The "South Summit" is the most important entrepreneurship and start-ups event in the world. This is how the President of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sánchez, has revealed, as commented to him by the President of the Davos Forum, Klaus Schwab. South Summit 2018 held in Madrid in recent days and closed today has brought together more than 650 investors with an investment potential under management of more than $34 billion. The object of desire has been more than 3,500 startups of which 100 were selected and which have been able to raise about 1,400 million dollars.
Here you can find some teaching materials (videos, pdf, ppt, etc.) that I included in a master class prepared to explain the key elements of the 4th Industrial Revolution (Quantum Computers, 5G, AI, IoT, Cyber-Security, and Blockchain). Special focus on the Blockchain technology, its basics and its possible business applications to an MBA /… Continue reading 4th Industrial Revolution – Blockchain Explained
What do we have to worry about in 2018? I would focus on Data Theft and Cyber-Physical Attacks. It is not a random choice. Cyber-attacks are for a reason. Analyzing them to understand these reasons helps us to predict the nature of the attacks. The international situation, technological trends or the fight for power based on religious, ethnic or cultural grounds are amongst the main causes.
“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance; it is the illusion of knowledge” Stephen Hawking. “It was Isabel” said Manuel. “How could that be possible?” replied Gregorio in surprise. “Do you mean that you're not surprised or how did she do it?” asked Manuel. “I suppose both” confessed Gregorio Salazar preparing himself for the… Continue reading The Salazar case. Who leaked the information? (Part 2)
Looking into the horizon, Gregorio Salazar mentally went over the last few stressful hours of the day. The sun was slowly turning red over the city of Madrid. The view was amazing from the window of his office on the 33rd floor of the Cuatro Torres. But Gregorio was in no mood for simple pleasures.… Continue reading Cyber-Security: What is DLP? The Gregorio Salazar case.
Lo que se está protegiendo en la Ciber-Seguridad es la información. Una información que puede permitir conocer los datos personales, nuestras claves, realizar transferencias de nuestro dinero, grabarnos, controlar los procesos industriales, acceder a la sala de control de una central nuclear, o de un controlador aéreo. Es información, pero las consecuencias pueden ser muy físicas y muy graves. Tendría sentido que los esfuerzos por protegerse sean proporcionales al valor de la información que se quiere proteger.