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Steerage To The Stars: The Cheapsat Revolution
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How I Hacked My Home, IoT Style
David Jacoby, Sr. Security Researcher, Kaspersky Lab
Commentary
It didn’t take long to find a score of vulnerabilities in my home entertainment, gaming, and network storage systems.
By David Jacoby Sr. Security Researcher, Kaspersky Lab, 8/27/2014
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Tricorder XPrize: 10 Finalist Prototypes
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
The XPrize competition promises to make Star Trek's Tricorder a reality of sorts, with the winning device a compact sensor for vital signs and a variety of diseases. Check out these mockups from the 10 finalists.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/27/2014
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VMware COO Clarifies Focus
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
In an interview, COO Carl Eschenbach explains how VMware plans to outstrip the competition and why it's offering OpenStack.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/27/2014
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The Internet Of Overhyped Things
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
Commentary
Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. In fact it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 8/27/2014
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Ohio State Agencies Embrace Private Cloud
Allen Bernard, Freelance Writer
News
Ohio forced state agencies to consolidate IT infrastructure and coordinate IT goals, resulting in fewer staffers and lower costs.
By Allen Bernard Freelance Writer, 8/27/2014
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APT Equals FUD
John P. Pironti, President, IP Architects
Commentary
The term "advanced persistent threat" is the latest incarnation of fear, uncertainty, and doubt that plagues the security industry.
By John P. Pironti President, IP Architects , 8/27/2014
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CIOs In Training: 3 Factors For Success
Jonathan Feldman, CIO, City of Asheville, NC
Commentary
At Interop New York, I'll reveal some secrets about getting to -- and staying in -- the CIO's chair.
By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 8/27/2014
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IT Hiring: Social Media Matters
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
A survey by TEKsystems shows that both IT pros and those in charge of IT hiring rely heavily on LinkedIn and other social media to find and screen each other.
By Marcia Savage , 8/27/2014
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Steerage To The Stars: The Cheapsat Revolution
John Barnes, freelance writer
News
As the cost of putting small digital satellites in orbit continues to fall, what can these little explorers do? Businesses, agencies, and scientists want in.
By John Barnes freelance writer, 8/27/2014
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Online Tools For Bug Disclosure Abound
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
What's driving the bounty of software vulnerability disclosure offerings today from Bugcrowd, HackerOne, and Synack.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/26/2014
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Windows Threshold May Merge Windows Phone, RT
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Microsoft's upcoming Windows Threshold operating system reportedly will merge Windows Phone and Windows RT into one user interface for ARM-based mobile devices.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/2014
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Facebook Click-Bait Crackdown, Explained
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
You'll never believe what happens next! Facebook imposes new content standards for businesses that use click-bait tactics.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/2014
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Sony, XBox Victims Of DDoS, Hacktivist Threats
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
Hacktivists from Anonymous and from a presumed Islamic extremist group targeted a variety of online gaming services.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 8/26/2014
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National Health Database: Good Medicine Or Privacy Nightmare?
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
State health information exchanges could eventually pool patient data into a vast national database, but privacy advocates have significant concerns.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/26/2014
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Verizon VoLTE, HD Voice Coming Soon
Eric Zeman,
News
Verizon says its new Voice over LTE service will offer 4G customers better voice quality and instant video chats.
By Eric Zeman , 8/26/2014
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GE Powers Internet Of Agriculture
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/26/2014
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Top 5 Reasons Your Small Business Website is Under Attack
Chris Weltzien, CEO, 6Scan
Commentary
There is no such thing as “too small to hack.” If a business has a website, hackers can exploit it.
By Chris Weltzien CEO, 6Scan , 8/26/2014
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Location Tracking: 6 Social App Settings To Check
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
News
Popular social apps, including Facebook, Google, Foursquare, and Twitter, may track your every move. Get the lowdown -- and instructions for turning off these options.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/26/2014
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Why VMware Is Embracing OpenStack
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
VMware is going to unusual lengths to work with open source cloud technology at the same time that it's trying to establish its own hybrid cloud service. What's going on?
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 8/26/2014
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10 Ways To Strengthen Healthcare Security
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
As recent hacks show, keeping a healthcare organization safe from security threats takes planning, technical expertise, and business knowledge. Has your team taken these 10 steps?
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 8/26/2014
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