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DHS Warns of Potential Iranian Cyberattacks
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
News
Recent US military action in Baghdad could prompt retaliatory attacks against US organizations, it says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 1/7/2020
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Microsoft Shuts Down 50 Domains Used by North Korean Hacking Group
Dark Reading Staff,
News
'Thallium' nation-state threat group used the domains to target mostly US victims.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/31/2019
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Bias: AI's Achille's Heel
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Bias can result in undesirable AI outcomes. A recent DataRobot survey says organizations are most concerned about its impact on trust and their reputations.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/31/2019
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Get a White Christmas and Prosperous New Year -- with Data
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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You can find out where you need to go to enjoy a white Christmas, and also access more than 40,000 data sets from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/20/2019
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Privacy Requirements & Penalties Grow, Causing Firms to Struggle
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Between Europe's and California's privacy laws, companies have a complex landscape to navigate in 2020. Even data-mature industries, such as financial services, see problems ahead.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 12/19/2019
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Lessons from the NSA: Know Your Assets
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Chris Kubic worked at the National Security Agency for the past 32 years, finishing his tenure as CISO. He talks about lessons learned during his time there and what they mean for the private sector.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 12/12/2019
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AWS Talks Cloud Strategy, Security, and JEDI
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
A closed-door session with Andy Jassy bares some of Amazon's teeth in its legal fight over the $10B JEDI cloud contract.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/10/2019
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Businesses Arenít Ready for Californiaís Data Privacy Act
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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A year and a half after GDPR, Californiaís own data privacy act will soon go into effect, but many businesses are unprepared. How can they get there?
By Terri Coles, ITPro Today , 11/20/2019
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Americans Fed Up with Lack of Data Privacy
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Eight out of every 10 US adults are worried over their inability to control how data about them is used, a new Pew Research survey shows.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 11/18/2019
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The Hunt for the 'Goldilocks Zone' in Tech and Data Policy
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
During a preview of CES 2020, Gary Shapiro spoke about finding a balance between legislation and leeway for technology implementation.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/9/2019
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Free & Discounted Security Services Now Available for US Election Orgs
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Nonprofit Defending Digital Campaigns (DDC) offers security services for email, user education, mobile, and encrypted communications, to federal election committees.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/1/2019
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When Using Cloud, Paranoia Can Pay Off
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Journalists are increasingly concerned about what cloud providers may access or share with governments - and companies should worry as well.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 10/14/2019
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AI, Automation Drive Progress in Government Data Centers
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
U.S. government data centers have consolidated and become more efficient in the last 10 years. Now they are adding AI and automation to the mix.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/8/2019
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Top U.S. Businesses Call for More Government Regulation
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
So, whatís the catch? Thereís a very real possibility that most states will develop their own data privacy laws, causing chaos that will benefit no one.
By Todd Wright, Head of Data Privacy Solutions, SAS , 10/1/2019
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Cybersecurity Certification in the Spotlight Again
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Swiss technology non-profit group joins others, such as the Obama-era President's Commission, in recommending that certain classes of technology products be tested.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/27/2019
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Voting Machine Systems New & Old Contain 'Design' Flaws
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
DEF CON Voting Village organizers presented a final report on their findings at the Capitol.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/26/2019
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Attackers Hit Ceiling in Ransomware Demands
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
New Bedford, Massachusetts' refusal to pay a $5.3 million ransom highlights how victim towns and cities may be hitting the limit to what they're willing to spend to speed recovery.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/5/2019
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Texas Towns Recover, but Local Governments Have Little Hope for Respite from Ransomware
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Their struggles underscore the difficulties for small towns in dealing with cyberattacks.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 8/22/2019
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Towns Across Texas Hit in Coordinated Ransomware Attack
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
The state government and cybersecurity groups have mobilized to respond to a mass ransomware attack that simultaneously hit 22 different towns statewide.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 8/19/2019
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8 Head-Turning Ransomware Attacks to Hit City Governments
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
News
Hackers know vulnerable systems when they see them, and they also know this: Many government systems are decades old, running Windows 7 and even Windows XP.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 8/5/2019
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