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The Next Big Windows 10 Update Won't Take Forever To Install

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:29:00 -0400

If you own a Windows computer, you've helplessly stared down an "applying updates" screen before. Microsoft feels your pain, and they're doing something about it.

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Markets Could Be Jeopardized By Crisis Of Confidence During Major Cyberattack, Report Says

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:25:00 -0400

Stock markets could be threatened by a crisis of confidence in a major cyberattack, the powerhouse, clearing house DTCC warned today,

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UK Data Watchdog Boots Facebook Out Of Cambridge Analytica's Offices

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 07:17:00 -0400

Facebook has been told in no uncertain terms to leave the offices of Cambridge Analytica, the shadowy political analytics firm said to have harvested personal data from more millions of Facebook users.

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Face-To-Face With Cambridge Analytica's Elusive Alexander Nix

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 06:00:00 -0400

In between a recording for Forbes’ technology podcast last year, the CEO of the controversial data-profiling firm complained about how his company had ‘become the villain’ after Trump’s win.

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How Blockchain Is Replacing Branding As A Source Of Trust

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 23:26:00 -0400

We used to trust brands, but their pursuit of profit through using dozens of subcontractors often seems to lead them astray. It seems only blockchain can solve what's being called the multi-agency problem.

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Digital Literacy: Time To Shape Up Or Ship Out

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:48:00 -0400

Can we stop excusing digital illiteracy at all levels of society and start seeing it for what it is: a collective failure in an age of digital transformation?

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SAPVoice: Very Soon We Won't Trust Anything Unless It's Backed By Blockchain

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:00:00 -0400

Most people wouldn’t set foot inside a plane with non-certified parts, bring tainted food home to their family or hire someone with false credentials on their resume. Here's how several experts think blockchain will emerge to help businesses and consumer authenticate everything.

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EU Probes Facebook's Data Sharing With Cambridge Analytica, Raising Prospect Of Fines

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 08:58:00 -0400

The region’s Justice commissioner plans to confront representatives for Facebookin Washington about the data leak this week.

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Here's How You Can Stay Ahead Of Your Cyber Security ETF

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 06:21:00 -0400

CressCap employs a portfolio tool that generates a report card on the stocks within an ETF or any portfolio. Our strategy is to optimize the holdings of ETFs by ‘cherry picking’ the best and worst stocks in the ETF. As an example, we examined the holdings in the First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF.

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Facebook Needs To Understand The Difference Between Fault And Responsibility

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:00:00 -0400

Facebook has made some uncharacteristic bad moves with the Cambridge Analytica fiasco. The whole affair has shown something big about Facebook, they don't understand fault and they don't takeresponsibility.

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Anti-Semitism Drives Irrational Response To Cryptocurrency Warning

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 12:18:00 -0400

This isn’t a battle between ‘the establishment’ and ‘the people.’ That’s what the alt-right crypto-anarchists want you to believe. This is a battle between people who believe in the rule of law vs. organized crime, pure and simple.

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Watch Dutch Cops Storm A 3D-Printing Dark Web Drug Den

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 12:08:00 -0400

Dark web drug crew used 3D printers to create Nintendo cases and make-up compacts within which they hid all manner of hard narcotics, Dutch police say.

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The Secret Ingredient To America's Newest Spy Museum: A British Ex-Hacker

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:39:00 -0400

Jake Davis was once part of the secretive Anonymous collective. Now he's using the world’s newest spy museum to show people the pros and cons of hacking.

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Bitcoin Losing Favor With Cybercrooks

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 09:05:00 -0400

Some cybercrooks are saying bye bye to Bitcoin as other more anonymous, less volatile, less expensive cryptocurrencies are luring them away.

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Russia Hacks Into U.S. Power Plants, But Nuclear Reactors Should Be Impervious

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 06:00:00 -0400

While the Russians may be able to disrupt electricity transmission in general, and electricity generation from many power plants like natural gas and wind farms, here's why they can’t hack into nuclear power plant operations.

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Fake-News Makers, Beware: This Firm Claims It Can Oust A Photo With One Fake Pixel

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:57:00 -0400

An Oxford startup says it can identify any fake photo circling the web, and is talking to a large social media platform about testing its system.

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U.S. Sanctions 19 Russian Individuals And 5 Entities Over 2016 Elections Meddling, Cyber Attacks

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:29:00 -0400

The sanctions are the toughest stance the United States has taken toward Russia since President Trump, who has repeatedly denied colluding with the Kremlin during the elections, took office.

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Why Stopping Fraudulent Advertising On Television Before It Even Starts Is A Smart Idea

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:37:00 -0400

TV advertising is free from bots and other forms of fraud that wreak havoc on the digital ecosystem. Will it continue to stay that way? Find out how two companies are working to make sure it will.

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How Equifax Kept Its Mega Breach Secret From Its Own Staff

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:40:00 -0400

Some Equifax staff were told they were working on a client's data breach, not the massive hack of their employer in 2017, that led to the loss of financial information on nearly 150 million people.

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How To Hack A Brooklyn Diner Using Google

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:17:00 -0400

After 38 years, the owners of J.K. and Sons Deli Restaurant have seen their share of hurdles, but nothing that prepared them for a Google Maps hack.

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Four Reasons Why You Should Buy Defense Contractors

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:09:00 -0400

Neither U.S. political party can afford to appear anti-military. And decades removed from the Vietnam War, support for the troops is right up there with apple pie and baseball.

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First Impressions: Norton Core And The Future Shape Of Home Network Security

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:31:00 -0400

Analyst Mark Vena offers his review of Symantec's new Norton Core router.

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Machine Learning: A New Weapon In Your Security Arsenal

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:20:00 -0400

Machine learning will provide better anomaly detection for identity breaches. Security companies, such as Centrify, are embracing machine learning models to enhance products and improve the customer experience. Of course the challenges requires embracing

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Google Bans Cryptocurrency Ads

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 05:56:00 -0400

From June, all ads for cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings will disappear from Google, in a move to get rid of what the company calls 'unregulated or speculative financial products'.

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Researchers Warn Of Dangerous New Vulnerabilities Found In AMD Chips

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:27:00 -0400

According to a team of security researchers, computer processors made by AMD suffer from four very serious security flaws.

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NVIDIAVoice: Winning the Cybersecurity Cat and Mouse Game with AI

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:26:00 -0400

Cybersecurity is a cat-and-mouse game. And the mouse always has the upper hand. That’s because it’s so easy for new malware to go undetected.

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This Insane Map Shows All The Beauty And Horror Of The Dark Web

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:20:00 -0400

Map of 6,800 sites, created by Darpa-backed computer scientists, hopes to show the world what the dark web is really like...

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Locomocosec: Hackers In Hawaii

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 14:39:00 -0400

I’m happy to see a conference that is focusing on defending the enterprise and not solely down in the weeds dealing with a zero day vulnerabilities. As an added incentive, here is a discount code LocomocoMeltdown2018 to get 20% off the ticket price for those of you who would like to attend.

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IBM's Way Out? Sell Itself!

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 10:18:00 -0400

It's time for IBM to sell itself. Strategic revenue is growing, and an acquisition solves a lot of problems.

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Data Is Escaping Your Data Center And What You Can Do About It

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 12:04:00 -0400

I don’t mean to alarm anyone by saying this, but your data is escaping from the datacenter. I’ll give you examples that demonstrate how data is escaping the data center today, and how those changes are impacting how IT organizations need to think about data.

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Can Blockchain Embrace The $200B Millennial Travel Market?

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 15:48:00 -0400

The millennial travel industry is estimated to be worth over of $200 billion a year. Its future success though ultimately depends on embracing innovative new solutions like blockchain, DLT and other technology, but can it address this evolving market and is it an emerging trend or flash in the pan?

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Here Are Six New Features That Are Coming To The Next Version Of Android

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 08:01:00 -0400

Google has revealed some intriguing new features that are planned for Android P.

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We Need To Shut Bitcoin And All Other Cryptocurrencies Down. Here's Why.

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 12:56:00 -0500

If even one of the cryptocurrency miners is a criminal, you are supporting a criminal enterprise with every cryptocurrency transaction you conduct.

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Black Feminists Are USA's Best Defense Against Meme Warfare, Fake News, Foreign And Domestic Trolls

Fri, 9 Mar 2018 20:40:00 -0500

Feminists of color have proven themselves capable of repelling troll attacks and fake news, be they from Americans, Neo-Nazis, Russians or a combo of all three. Why aren't they part of the solution?

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Why You Should Never Pay A Ransomware Ransom

Fri, 9 Mar 2018 15:30:00 -0500

This just in: cybercriminals are not, generally speaking, a trustworthy bunch.

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Drive A Mazda? Your Privacy Could Be Gone In 10 Seconds

Fri, 9 Mar 2018 13:22:00 -0500

Mazda cars are open to a remote surveillance attack, if research is to be believed.

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Breadcrumbs Of CIA And DNC Hackers Left At The Same Chinese Company

Fri, 9 Mar 2018 12:00:00 -0500

Did the CIA and Kremlin-linked spies just hack the same Chinese company?

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How To Freeze Your Credit & What It Means

Fri, 9 Mar 2018 06:48:00 -0500

Washington is about to pass legislation that will make a credit freeze free to consumers from the three major credit bureaus. It would also prevent credit agencies from charging a fee to remove a credit freeze.

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Did This American Tech Help Turkey Spy In Syria?

Fri, 9 Mar 2018 00:01:00 -0500

Procera tech turned into powerful surveillance enabler across Turkey and Syria, researchers claim.

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Good News From Trump: Tax Cut. Bad News From Trump: Trade War

Thu, 8 Mar 2018 13:48:00 -0500

President Trump's surprise announcement that he intends to raise tariffs on imported steel and aluminum has roiled securities markets, prompted the early exit of a top White House economic advisor and potentially could put downward pressure on the economy.

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5 Guidelines To Prepare Your Company For New Data Regulations

Thu, 8 Mar 2018 13:26:00 -0500

Regardless of where your business is based, it may well have to deal with the implications of sweeping new EU legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The new rules take effect in May, yet the consensus among experts is that businesses remain largely unprepared.

Microsoft Saves 400,000 Windows Users From A Malicious Cryptocoin Miner

Thu, 8 Mar 2018 13:00:00 -0500

Malware that forces infected computer to mine for cryptocurrency is spreading like wildfire. Microsoft is fighting back.

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HP Diversifies Offerings With New Healthcare Solutions At HIMSS 2018

Thu, 8 Mar 2018 09:53:00 -0500

HP Inc. has been in overdrive over the past few months with their “Healthcare Edition Portfolio”. As the PC market matures, we see more and more areas of specialization pop up—this foray into healthcare-targeted devices is a prime example of that. Let's dive in.

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Defining 'Immediately' Stumbling Block For Congress To Set Standards For Breach Notifications

Wed, 7 Mar 2018 18:09:00 -0500

Defining "immediately" seen as stumbling block on Congress's path to setting standards for companies on how quickly to notify consumers of data breaches

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A Frightening New Kind Of DDoS Attack Is Breaking Records

Wed, 7 Mar 2018 11:00:00 -0500

DDoS attacks were already a huge problem. Now hackers have figured out a way to make them an even bigger threat.

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Energy Firms Are Worried About Cyber Attacks, But Don't Really Know What To Do

Wed, 7 Mar 2018 10:00:00 -0500

The energy sector was relatively late to embrace the digital revolution, but now that it has, it is becoming increasingly concerned about the risks of cyber-attacks. Both companies and governments have woken up to the threat and are investing in ways to tackle it.

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FTC Gives Precautions On New Cards Being Sent To All Medicare Recipients

Tue, 6 Mar 2018 12:10:00 -0500

All Medicare recipients will be receiving new cards in the mail Here are some precautions they should take

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Zoom Hires CIO Hall Of Famer To Future Proof Technology

Tue, 6 Mar 2018 09:16:00 -0500

Former CIO of KPMG, Blackstone, Credit Suisse, and UBS, Harry Moseley was recently named CIO of leading video communications provider Zoom. He has been brought on to “build [a] future-proof technology strategy.”

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Data Portability And Competition Between Technology Platforms

Tue, 6 Mar 2018 06:23:00 -0500

Data portability together with the use of a trusted third party to manage the collection of and access to data would facilitate competition between large technology platforms, as well as between existing platforms and startups.

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Mysterious $15,000 'GrayKey' Promises To Unlock iPhone X For The Feds

Mon, 5 Mar 2018 12:10:00 -0500

Forbes Exclusive: A former Apple employee appears to have co-founded a company that hacks iPhones for profit.

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Behind The Cape: Supernatural's Misha Collins, Advocates Against Cyberbullying Through 'Random Acts'

Mon, 5 Mar 2018 11:57:00 -0500

Not all heroes wear capes, but some have halos above their head, like Supernatural's Misha Collins. Misha Collins sat down with me for a video interview, talking about why advocating for the prevention of cyberbullying is fundamental in today's digital age.

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That Time Of Year Again: Cisco Systems Releases Its Annual Cybersecurity Report

Mon, 5 Mar 2018 08:05:00 -0500

Last week, Cisco Systems released the 2018 edition of its Annual Cybersecurity Report (ACR). Here are my takeaways from this year’s report.

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Top Cyberthreat Of 2018: Illicit Cryptomining

Sun, 4 Mar 2018 14:38:00 -0500

Expect to see widespread ‘brownouts’ of computing power, as large swaths of the global computing infrastructure collapse under the weight of multiple botnets, each building the respective fortunes of criminal enterprises around the globe.

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Dangerous Banking Malware Discovered Lurking on Brand-new Android Phones

Fri, 2 Mar 2018 16:30:00 -0500

Unboxing a new smartphone can be a lot of fun, but not when it comes pre-loaded with Trojan malware.

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The Roles CFOs And CMOs Need To Play In Cybersecurity Protection

Fri, 2 Mar 2018 11:30:00 -0500

Cybersecurity is a siloed IT problem in a lot of companies. Here are the roles CMOs and CFOs need to play to break down the silos.

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This Chatbot Is Helping People Track Harassment At Work

Fri, 2 Mar 2018 11:29:00 -0500

A chat bot from researchers in Europe is helping people formalize their memory of harassment -- butit's not solving the anonymity problem.

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Do We Need Public Scrutiny Of Automated Decisions?

Fri, 2 Mar 2018 09:18:00 -0500

A new report from Omidyar Networks examines whether automated systems currently experience enough public scrutiny, either in terms of civil society or in terms of official laws and regulations.

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Cellebrite: We Keep iPhone Flaws Secret For The Public's Safety

Thu, 1 Mar 2018 13:25:00 -0500

In a rare interview, a Cellebrite executive explains its thinking on what some critics have called iPhone "vulnerability hoarding."

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Cyberattackers Would Like To Move In With You. Here's What To Do.

Thu, 1 Mar 2018 13:25:00 -0500

If someone broke into your house and stole your laptop, you’d be damaged and upset, no doubt. Now imagine if someone broke into your house, stole your laptop, and stayed in your house FOR A YEAR listening to every conversation, looking at your credit card bills, watching your every move.

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Naiveté About CFIUS' National Security Policy Towards Foreign Investment In The U.S.

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 23:49:00 -0500

Blockage of foreign investment in the US on national security grounds by CFIUS has been relatively rare. But it's subject to political pressures (often spuriously) and competitive tactics. Many investors and advisors—at home and abroad, especially in China—are surprisingly naive about the process.

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Optimizing The O'Reilly Tech Conference Experience: Strata San Jose 2018

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 20:47:00 -0500

Ideas about making the most of Strata San Jose 2018 from a dedicated attendee of O'Reilly Conferences.

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Why Developers Will Be More Marketable If They Know This Skill

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 18:23:00 -0500

As companies continue to grapple with how to handle security, developers who take initiative to implement best practices on their own stand out from the pack.

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Can Blockchain Challenge 'FANG' Tech Giants For Control Over Our Data?

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 16:00:00 -0500

Tech giants like Facebook and Google have been given free rein over our data for far too long many say. It could be seen as pure genius on their parts to have created services so ubiquitous we don't now even think of the consequences. But can the Blockchain give users better utility of their data?

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Creepy New Android Malware Can Secretly Record Your Conversations

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 11:30:00 -0500

A new strain of Android malware is bent on blackmail and it employs some nasty tricks to gather incriminating data.

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Inside The 7-Year-Old Iranian Propaganda Machine Producing Fake BBC News

Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:05:00 -0500

BBC is battling an onslaught of fake news trying to defame its reporters.

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In Pushing His Personal Pilot For FAA, Trump Shows Disregard For Air Safety

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 13:53:00 -0500

Dunkin is an experienced and qualified fixed wing and helicopter pilot who managed a team of pilots and a small fleet of aircraft for a presidential campaign. But in the flash of a news cycle Dunkin becomes better known for what he is not; experienced in industry, government or safety.

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Mind The Gap -- How Quantum Computers May Leave Today's Online Services Vulnerable

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 08:26:00 -0500

In the future quantum computers will be able to create far more complicated encryption strings with even larger prime numbers—which is good -- however, those same machines will also be able to deconstruct today's encryption in a matter of minutes—which is bad.

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Racist, Sexist AI Could Be A Bigger Problem Than Lost Jobs

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 12:26:00 -0500

Decisions about real people are being made inside a black box that few understand, or question.

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EU Wants Power To Seize Your Personal Data, Even If It's Held In The U.S.

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:28:00 -0500

The EU is reportedly considering legislation that would require US companies to hand over personal data to law enforcement, even when the data's held in the US.

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The Feds Can Now (Probably) Unlock Every iPhone Model In Existence -- UPDATED

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:20:00 -0500

Sources say iPhone X and iPhone 8 can already be unlocked via Israeli company Cellebrite, one of America's favorite contractors.

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Samsung Resets The Premium Smartphone Bar With Galaxy S9 And S9+ At Barcelona Unpacked Event

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 12:01:00 -0500

Principal analyst got a sneak peek at the latest Samsung premium smartphone line, the Galaxy S9 and S9+. Here are his thoughts.

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The Trick To Winning At Cybersecurity? Expect To Get Hacked

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 11:40:00 -0500

Some of the best recommended techniques to improve cybersecurity involve controlling and minimizing the potential damage, not necessarily preventing an attack.

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Don't Let Blockchain Cost Savings Hype Fool You

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 13:45:00 -0500

IBM’s efforts with blockchain on the mainframe indicate that blockchain’s best chance at success will extend the scalability, reliability, and security benefits that mainframe customers have long enjoyed. Just don’t expect the unrealistic 70% cost savings figures that Accenture is promising.

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With An Increase In Online Shopping, Prepare For An Increase In Data Breaches

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 12:17:00 -0500

Is your online store at risk of a cyberattack? Here is how you can protect your customers’ information from online theft.

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Chinese iCloud Users Warned The Government Could Access Their Data

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 10:14:00 -0500

Apple has agreed to store iCloud data in China, allowing the country's authorities to bypass the US court system when seeking information on its users.

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This Collection Of Half A Billion Leaked And Stolen Passwords Probably Contains Yours

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:00:00 -0500

Keeping hackers from breaking in to your accounts can be hard work. This free tool makes the task a little easier.

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White-Collar Crimes -- Motivations and Triggers

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:06:00 -0500

Making of a white-collar criminal. Why they do it? What makes these individuals trip?

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From Weinstein To Equifax, Ruined Reputations Illustrate The High Costs Of Controversy

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:00:00 -0500

Corporate reputations are hard-won, but when they are lost, the consequences can be momentous. RepRisk's Most Controversial Companies 2017 report highlights the damage that can be caused by issues ranging from bribery and corruption to poor cyber-security and sexual misconduct.

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Insider Trading Can Pose Cybersecurity Risks Says SEC Chair Clayton

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:22:00 -0500

SEC Chair Jay Clayton unveiled new cybersecurity guidance for publicly traded companies today, warning insider trading based on undisclosed hacks or weak cyber protections could harm a firm's reputation

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Releases iLO Amplifier Pack With Server System Restore

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:22:00 -0500

Analyst Matt Kimball gives his take on HPE's new iLO Amplifier Pack with Server System Restore.

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Revealed: Two Secret Cogs In The FBI National Surveillance Machine

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:30:00 -0500

Forbes Exclusive: Two secret FBI hacking units are exposed amidst worries about the expansive, secretive domestic intelligence operation taking place in America.

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5 Things You Need To Know About Free College Aid

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:18:00 -0500

Why you need to fill out the FAFSA to reap some $2 billion in free college money.

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Arm Introduces New Kigen Technologies To Improve IoT Security

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:01:00 -0500

Principal analyst Patrick Moorhead takes a look at Arm's new Kigen security technology.

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UK Drags Feet On Control Of Surveillance Exports To Repressive Regimes

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:08:00 -0500

The British government has been accused once again of allowing the export of surveillance tools to repressive regimes - just as the EU moves to tighten up such sales.

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Warning: 50,000 Mi-Cam Baby Monitors Can Be Spied On With Ease

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:06:00 -0500

Popular baby monitors can be turned into digital peepholes, researchers warn, as Chinese manufacturer promises to work on patches.

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Government Cybersecurity Through Obscurity And Paying Attention To Data Lifecycles

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:26:00 -0500

An NSF survey's use of late night phone surveys from unknown numbers and argument that confirming encryption use is dangerous offers a case study in cybersecurity through obscurity, modern data lifecycles and just how far the US Government must go to modernize to the new reality of cybersecurity.

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IBM Targets Installed Base With Second Phase Of POWER9 Systems

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:27:00 -0500

Back in December, IBM announced the first phase of its POWER9 products—its first POWER9 chip and its first POWER9-based server. Now IBM has officially launched the second phase of its POWER9 server products. I am going to delve further into the new announcements.

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Stalled Equifax Breach Investigation Could Provide Valuable Insight

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:14:00 -0500

Cybersecurity experts weigh in on the consequences of the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)--the watchdog agency in charge of protecting consumers--decision to pull back on its investigation into the massive data breach at Equifax.

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SAPVoice: Click Here To Add Blockchain Trust To Your Shipment

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:00:00 -0500

Buyers and sellers alike are looking at blockchain to lower costs by digitizing paper-based processes, streamlining collaboration to speed up payments for goods shipped and delivered.

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Professor Alex Pentland Banks On Blockchain To Bring Predictive Analytics To The Masses

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:08:00 -0500

Using blockchain technology, Professor Alex Pentland hopes social physics will enable us to better understand peer-to-peer learned interactions in order to serve the financial community, as well as bring commercial decision-making into the 21st century.

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Handling The Triple Challenge Of An Agile Adversary: Russia

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 07:59:00 -0500

The Five Principles Needed To Defeat An Agile Network

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Love Is 'No Battlefield' With The Blockchain, But Is It A Perfect Match?

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:09:00 -0500

As an industry, dating and matchmaking services have become a $3 billion market and online dating has gone a long way from its infancy in the early 2000s - the noughties. Now emerging technologies like blockchain are coming on the scene, but is it perfect match for building online dating services?

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Data Needs A Strategy - Who Can Help Create One?

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:31:00 -0500

Principal analyst Patrick Moorhead has been thinking a lot about data recently. Thinking about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). This has been stimulated by some things that I have seen that have really highlighted how the world is changing. Here are some thoughts.

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This Super Stealth Startup Has Built An Apple Hacker's Paradise

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:15:00 -0500

'Magic' software lets anyone spawn an iPhone in 10 minutes before they start probing it for weaknesses. It works on pretty much every Apple device going, with iPhone X coming in spring.

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You Can Log In To Windows 10 With Your Veins

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:00:00 -0500

Passwords are a pain. There's an alternative, and it's hiding right under your skin.

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Google Chrome Starts Blocking In-Your-Face Ads Tomorrow

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:00:00 -0500

At its core, Google is in advertising company. That's why its a little confusing to hear Google's own Chrome web browser will start blocking ads tomorrow.

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Sony Just Coughed Up PS4 Data To The FBI In A Kansas Terror Investigation

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 07:30:00 -0500

Sony has all kinds of revealing data it can hand to the feds, as an unprecedented case in Kansas shows.

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How The $500 Million Coincheck Hack Exposes Deeper Security Flaws In Corporate Japan

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:36:00 -0500

The $500Mhack of Coincheck is not an isolated incident, but the result of a systemic problem in Japanese computer security and a new online tool. Since there is little incentive to address this concern today, we are going to see more hacks of this nature very soon in Japan.

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