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
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
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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
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...
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
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
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
A career retrospective of a director who knew what his viewers wanted and always delivered.
Another year, another new director for Narco Sub. As of now Brian Kirk (Game of Thrones) is set to helm the long-gestating action thriller, which started out as a Tony Scott project back in the day. And now that a director is in place, the film is also closing in on a star. Show More Summary
The United State’s newly appointed CIO – ex VMware Inc. man Tony Scott – has launched a new initiative aimed at making HTTPS the standard protocol for all.gov websites. HTTPS stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, and offers what’s … Continue reading ?
Last December, Tony Scott and a couple of friends were out and about in downtown Los Angeles, when they took a moment to pose by what Scott calls a “favorite and iconic street scene for photographers,” near Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Juniper Network's CIO, Bask Iyer, is leaving Juniper to become the new CIO at VMware, sources tell Business Insider. At VMware, Iyer is replacing Tony Scott, who was recently appointed to the role of US CIO for the Obama administration. Show More Summary
Kevin Costner has a new film opening this week, and I’ve already forgotten about it. That’s probably a bit too harsh as I’ll watch anything starring Costner, and he’s also someone who’s starred in more movies I find it impossible toShow More Summary
Barack Obama might be a bit of a lame duck President these days, but he does at least get to decide who’s in charge of the government’s IT operations. And to hammer that point home, he’s just gone and appointed … Continue reading ?
VMware’s Tony Scott has been chosen to become the next U.S. chief information officer, according to a White House announcement on Thursday. Scott will follow in the footsteps of previous U.S…
The highway to the danger zone is now paved with shiny foil posters. Odd City Entertainment announced that they’ve teamed with Paramount Pictures to make an officially licensed poster for Tony Scott‘s iconic action film, Top Gun. Popular...Show More Summary
Ubisoft's latest slice of history asks us to slay Paris. The Creed series often feels like Forrest Gump as directed by Tony Scott, the kind of game's where Tom Hanks' lovable simpleton, instead of shaking JFK's hand, would be recast as his hooded shooter, eliminating a fiendish Templar doubleagent with what would probably be an actual magic bullet. Show More Summary
Clarinetist Tony Scott wasn't a fan of vibrato. Adding it would only have smoothed out his sound and landed him in the shadow of Artie Shaw and Buddy DeFranco. Instead, he preferred to stand out with a hoarse, stripped down,...
Paramount and Jerry Bruckheimer have been batting around the idea of Top Gun 2 for years—it’s been served by original screenwriter Christopher McCurrie, set up by the late Tony Scott, and gently bopped by The Town’s Peter Craig and X-Men: First Class’ Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz. Show More Summary