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Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World – with Alex Tapscott

This episode is sponsored by the CIO Scoreboard

My guest this week is Alex Tapscott. Alex is the co-author of the critically acclaimed non-fiction bestseller Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World. A Definitive Guide for Business IT Leaders, this book is “on how to survive and thrive in this next wave of technology-driven disruption. Likely to become one of the iconic books of our time.” (Clay Christensen, author of The Innovator’s Dilemma)

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CIO MasterMind Podcast #2| AWS Success, BI Tool Success, DR/BCP Ideas, New Technology Adoption and Older Employees

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In this MasterMind Podcast Ep#2 6 CIOs and I cover a lightning round one hour session in which we discuss several great topics.

If you are commuting to work and want to listen to this podcast all the download links are below.

What emerged were 2 major themes that interested the majority and 2 secondary themes.

– IT Security as it related to Employee training, Cloud Infrastructure security at AWS – Amazon Web Services, and Microsoft Office 365

– Business Intelligence – Business Analytics

– BCP / DR – Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery

– Generational issues – employees and their readiness to adopt new technology

Lessons learned cover:

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DR and IT Security Meet Finally

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22 Ideas and Questions to Prepare in Advance of Being Hacked

Do you want to be radical and world class CIO a real Tier 1 Business CIO?

Try this. Bring the following ideas to the table.

Interrupt your BCP consultant or internal person in charge of Business Continuity soon, maybe even today, and ask them how they plan on keeping the business running while at the same time finding a hacker operating inside your network who is having a field day with your data and your systems?

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3 Ways to Avoid Becoming Punch Drunk with IT Security


Assume you have been hacked and you don’t know It. What’s your most powerful response?


Attitude can be your saving grace because the benefit of assuming a breach is that it immediately shifts your strategy from defense to offense. No-one likes to play back pedaling all the time. It is best to counter–attack. In these circumstances, assuming the worst and the subsequent offensive is the best strategy to employ. Read why below.

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