Articles by Katherine Heires

Terror Tech

Terror Tech

From defense contractors to tech startups, a number of companies are creating new technology to deploy in the ongoing fight against terrorism.

 
Rise of the Robots

Rise of the Robots

The latest wave of collaborative robotic technology is coming to the workplace, promising significant rewards for businesses—and introducing new risks.

 
Downloading Danger: The Growing Threat of Mobile Malware

Downloading Danger: The Growing Threat of Mobile Malware

Hackers are increasingly using applications that contain mobile malware to target vulnerable employee smartphones.

 
The Risks and Rewards of Blockchain Technology

The Risks and Rewards of Blockchain Technology

The technology behind bitcoin may facilitate new, more secure ways to do business.

 
Sentiment Analysis: Are You Feeling Risky?

Sentiment Analysis: Are You Feeling Risky?

Analyzing employees’ moods may prevent workplace issues, but it also introduces risk.

 
The Rebirth of Mesh Networks

The Rebirth of Mesh Networks

A legacy crisis management tool may offer an alternative to wireless communication.

 
The Rise of Artificial Intelligence

The Rise of Artificial Intelligence

As science fiction becomes science fact, companies need to be aware of the risks.

 
NYC’s Former Top Cop Turns Risk Manager

NYC’s Former Top Cop Turns Risk Manager

Raymond Kelly, former NYPD commissioner, takes his security expertise to the private sector.

 
Missing Plane Renews Flight Tracking Debate

Missing Plane Renews Flight Tracking Debate

The disappearance of Malaysia Flight 370 has spurred efforts to better monitor air traffic

 
The New Math: Bringing Predictive Analytics into the Mainstream

The New Math: Bringing Predictive Analytics into the Mainstream

A group of cutting-edge firms are making predictive analytics more accessible and bringing it into the mainstream.

 
Preparing for the Internet of Things

Preparing for the Internet of Things

Internet-connected devices are becoming ubiquitous. Now, security needs to follow suit.

 
N.Y. Regulator Confronts Financial Risks

N.Y. Regulator Confronts Financial Risks

New York regulator Benjamin Lawsky is setting his sights on a variety of insurance and banking issues.

 
Finance Isn’t Science: Why Wall Street’s Models Will Always Have Limitations

Finance Isn’t Science: Why Wall Street’s Models Will Always Have Limitations

Unlike theories that define concepts of physics, financial models are mere approximations of the real world.