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US government CIO calls for “self aware” systems for IoT

As the Internet of Things (IoT) grows to an enormous scale, new security and scalability challenges are bound to emerge. According to the chief information officer (CIO) of the federal government, Tony Scott, the issues may be fixed by implemented self aware systems and lowering the amount of data analysed. Show More Summary

Top Gun and the End of the Homoerotic Action Movie

After 30 years, a look back at one of Tony Scott's biggest hits and a bygone era of action.

11 Ways ‘Top Gun’ Is Actually About Acting

Do you feel the need... the need for speed? “Top Gun,” which was inducted into the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry last year, turns 30 this week. Many think this Tom Cruise-starring popcorn flick from director Tony Scott is about nothing more than a cocksure aviator climbing the ranks in the Top Gun school at NAS Miramar. Show More Summary

Point Of View In Tony Scott’s DEJA VU

2 months agoHumor / odd : Badass Digest

How Tony Scott broke new ground in this unsung action thriller. Read more...

White House wants more sharable, reusable code

Topic: Legal Issues The White House is looking to make software code used by the federal agencies more open, sharable and reusable. In a March 10 blog post, federal CIO Tony Scott announced a new draft Federal Source Code policy that...Show More Summary

The Man With The $84 Billion IT Budget: Federal CIO Tony Scott

2 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

Forbes’ Rich Karlgaard in live conversation with federal government CIO Tony Scott, who has 9 months left to execute his ambitious digital agenda.

Eerie Episodes: “THE HUNGER: Season 2, Episode 1” (1999)

4 months agoGenres / Horror : Fangoria

While horror hounds might be more familiar with David Bowie and Tony Scott’s moody, macabre vampire film THE HUNGER, far less are familiar with their reunion on the second season premiere of THE HUNGER. While unrelated to the film in content, the themes and visual style are quite similar on the series, which is closer […]

The Hunger

Overwhelmingly beautiful but cold, Tony Scott’s The Hunger, once dismissed back in the day, now resounds as a seminal film of the vampire genre. Consciously aloof, Scott seemed to be striving for what Ridley Scott strove for in his early days, expressive, moody and supremely visual tone pieces. Show More Summary

Tom Cruise & Jerry Bruckheimer Tease Top Gun 2 — Get The Latest Deets On The Sequel!

Highway to the danger zone! After years of talk about a Top Gun sequel, and some sad news and setbacks with the tragic death of director Tony Scott, it looks as though we're getting closer than ever before to satisfying our need for speed! Video: Fuller House Featurette Brings The Tanners Back Together! Sure, last summer we got [...]

Tom Cruise & Jerry Bruckheimer Talking ‘Top Gun 2’

Jerry Bruckheimer went on Twitter to tout a meeting with his Top Gun star Tom Cruise about the long-in-the-works sequel to the iconic 1986 action movie directed by Tony Scott. Bruckheimer flew down to New Orleans to meet with Cruise and talk about a possible plot line, we’re told. Show More Summary

Flashback Friday: A silent night on the Queen Mary

In the busy chaos of the holiday season, it's important to sit back every so often and appreciate those quiet moments that make this time of year special. With a group of Instagram users, Tony Scott embarked on a nighttime photo walk at the Queen Mary in Long Beach with a mission to capture such...

Val Kilmer Will Chomp Those Teeth Again, Back as Iceman for ‘Top Gun 2’

6 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

A sequel to the fighter jet action thriller Top Gun has been gestating for years, but the project hit a snag a few years ago when director Tony Scott tragically passed away. But when Jerry Bruckheimer struck a new deal at Paramount Pictures,...Show More Summary

The Federal Government Needs a Cybersecurity Marathon, Not a Sprint

You may not have heard of Tony Scott, but that may change next week. Over the past 16 years, he served as the chief information officer (CIO) for both Microsoft and Walt Disney, and from 1999-2005 he was the chief technology officer of information systems and services at General Motors Corporation. Show More Summary

Exclusive: At White House, 30-day sprint kicks off cyber marathon to stop intrusions

11 months agoNews : The Newsroom

It's not unique to the federal government," said Tony Scott, who spent 35 years in the private sector running systems at companies such as Microsoft Corp, Walt Disney Co and General Motors Co. Scott was named as the federal CIO in February and knew from the start that stepping up cyber defenses would be a focus. Show More Summary

Top Gun 2 May Fight Drones

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Top Gun 2 May Fight Drones

Just when nostalgic interest in the original Top Gun movie was coming around again, director Tony Scott tragically committed suicide. He was indeed looking into making another Top Gun film, and was even meeting with Tom Cruise about potentially starring in the second installment. Show More Summary

"Kick The Tires And Light The Fires!" Top Gun 2 Details Emerge

11 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

After the abrupt passing of director Tony Scott in 2012, Top Gun 2, which was in development at the time, was put on hold indefinitely before being revived last year. Now, according to Hollywood exec David Ellison, the project is again in development. Read more...

US CIO defies the FBI, orders HTTPS for all government websites

12 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Tony Scott, CIO of the US government, has spit in the eye of assistant FBI director Michael Steinbach, who called on companies "to build technological solutions to prevent encryption above all else." Read the rest

US CIO Orders All .Gov Websites To Require Encrypted Connections, Amazon Enters The Secure Cert Space

12 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

As top FBI officials are arguing that the tech industry needs to "prevent encryption," the federal government's CIO, Tony Scott, has officially announced that all federal government websites will only be available via encrypted HTTPS connections by the end of next year. Show More Summary

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SPY GAME (2001)Robert Redford, Brad Pitt, director: Tony Scott (Director)Retiring CIA agent Nathan Muir recalls his training of Tom Bishop while working against agency politics to free him from his Chinese captors.Reading the reviews...Show More Summary

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