Kevin Fogarty

Kevin FogartyCIO

Kevin Fogarty is a freelance writer, editor, and analyst who has covered every unprecedented, technology-driven shift in the firmament of business and society since before the invention of the web. His stories describe the impact of new technology in terms accessible to non-specialists but he personally has been mocked as a geek by technical experts in a dozen abstruse beats, including networking, cloud computing, security, hacktivism, defense and cyberwar, virtualization, data-center  and mobile technologies, web development, social networking, big data and robotics. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Boston Globe, CNN.com, InformationWeek, CIO, Computerworld, Network World and a range of cut-and-paste content-aggregation sites.

How the Cloud Keeps Fuel and Cash Flowing When the Power Goes Out

A trucking and construction business finds an alternate plan for keeping business active during a hurricane -- in the cloud.

'Web Page Censored' Code Proposed

Analysis: A Google developer proposes HTTP Error Code 451 to indicate content was censored by authorities.

How Quickly Can Your Password be Cracked?

Analysis: "Strong" isn't a detailed password-rating; go for a quintillions possible combos, add a symbol.