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Army embraces virtual reality training

Some Army units will soon offer troops suicide prevention training on virtual reality headsets that transport the soldier inside the home of a peer in crisis with Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael Weimer coaching them through the scenario.

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Precog Featured as an SAP Partner

Learn how Precog solves critical business challenges for customers by leveraging the full power of SAP Business Technology Platform capabilities for their AI-driven, no-code data integration (ELT) platform. Maximizes your customer's value of their operational data...

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Emerging Themes in Security Technology in 2024

13 February 2024 By Renny McPherson and Arthur Karell At First In, we invest in entrepreneurs who are building companies that secure our freedom. That encompasses cybersecurity software businesses, defense technology companies, and extends to companies automating...

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Generative AI and Security Technology

05 June 2023 By Maggie Engler, Technology Advisor at First In   No area of technology has attracted more attention over the past six months than generative AI. That fertile period, sparked by OpenAI's release of ChatGPT in late November 2022, included major...

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Emerging Themes in Cybersecurity – 2023

26 January 2023 By Renny McPherson, Managing Partner at First In, and Brian Mongeau, Principal at First In    The proliferation of cyber attacks and cyber crime in recent years have made it clear that cybersecurity is, and will be for years to come, both an...

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Strategic Trends in Distributed Computing

14 November 2022 By Arthur Karell, Partner at First In     In February 2020, Huawei released a position paper that measured the aggregate total computing power of various nations. Most rankings of national computing focus on government-owned supercomputers, but...

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First In Adds Arthur Karell as Partner

(PRWEB) Nashville, Tenn. - Today, First In™ announced the investment team’s expansion to include Arthur Karell as a Partner. Arthur's expertise is centered on the investment themes of digital security and data intelligence, with a special focus on artificial...

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Emerging Themes in Cybersecurity – 2022

15 February 2022 By The First In Team         In 2022, we believe there will be significant innovation and opportunity in now core cybersecurity sectors that were “new” just a few years ago. These include zero trust, counter-phishing and cloud security. At the...

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Shift5 raises $50M in Series B

(TECHCRUNCH) Shift5’s latest round of funding lands just a few months after its $20 million Series A raise, buoyed by several million-dollar deals last year during which the company doubled its headcount.

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Emerging Themes in Cybersecurity – 2021

By Renny McPherson and Dr. Josh Lospinoso   The cyber security landscape is evolving rapidly as the attack surface for cyber attack grows exponentially due to mega-trends in how people live today: more devices, more digital everything, more open source, more...

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Why Technical Debt Matters to Business Executives

“Shipping first time code is like going into debt. A little debt speeds development so long as it is paid back promptly with a rewrite… The danger occurs when the debt is not repaid. Every minute spent on not-quite-right code counts as interest on that debt. Entire...

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