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vikpol

Information and communication science educator. Information security, risk management, ICT governance practitioner. Big Data management, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence adopter. Cryptography and data protection researcher. Human-machine interaction enthusiast.

Teaching at University: CSSS 2410 Cybersecurity and Internet architecture (since 2017)

Webster University undergraduate catalog description: This course will introduce the student to the field of cybersecurity and Internet architecture. The application, physical, link, network and transport layers of the protocol stack are presented. The student will study technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs, and data from attacks. Cybersecurity […]

Information value

It is difficult to perceive risks and opportunities related to information if we cannot estimate its value. In this article I will try to present some approaches that could be used to estimate information value. The article is based on the presentation @ViktorPolic has given as a guest […]

Legacy of invaders

They’ve arrived from the outer space 40 years ago and invaded our imagination. Hours of daily time was spent fighting with waves of invaders. Patterns were tracked in their movements to choose the best strategy to win. The flickering screens with large pixels and very few colors were […]

Importance of imagination

In the introduction to his book “Being Digital” (published back in 1995 before touch screens and voice recognition became ubiquitous in human-machine interface!) Nicholas Negroponte (founder of MIT’s Media Lab) wrote: ” Like a Hollywood film, multimedia narrative includes such specific representations that less and less is left […]

About Viktor Polic

More than two decades of professional experience in information management and governance, with particular focus on information security, risk management and assurance for large multilateral public sector organizations with global presence. Actively contributing to inter-organizational working groups for establishing policies, standards, and guidelines in the area of information […]

What is CyberSymbiosis?

Information and communication are fundamental to development of humankind. We’ve developed languages, writing, publishing, messaging, and archiving to communicate, discover, remember and learn. Our curiosity and need to know more requires continuous increase in information volume, transfer rate and quality. Humans are instinctively uncomfortable when facing uncertainty. We try […]