James F. Booth

For more than 25 years, James Booth has provided consulting and legal services to telecommunications carriers and to enterprise companies that manage their own telecommunications networks. Since June of 2009 he has also served as General Counsel of Spread Networks, LLC, which is the industry leader in the construction and operation of low latency high speed networks. Before joining Spread he was General Counsel for OnFiber Communications, a competitive telecommunications provider, and was the sole attorney for Qwest Communications International in support of its construction of an 18,800 mile fiber optic network spanning the United States. Earlier he was lead counsel for U S WEST in its wireless and cable television ventures in the United States, Europe and Hong Kong.

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Bank of America: 'Safety and security' will be a 1.5 trillion dollar industry by 2020

The cyber realm has never been more dangerous, and no one is completely immune to the dangers stemming from Russian hackers-for-profit, the Chinese government, the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps, and trans-national organized crime groups.
Already, companies ranging from Target to Sony, along with the US government's Office of Personnel Management, have seen the catastrophic cost of a major data breach.
But this risk creates a huge market opportunity, as this graphic from Bank of America demonstrates.