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Controversial Cyber Security Bill Advances
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Senate bill aims to promote information sharing to combat cyberthreats, but critics contend it lacks privacy protections.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/9/2014
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5 Steps To Storm-Proof Your Data
Brian Burns, Director, Cloud Services, Agile-Defense
Commentary
With proper preparation, cloud-based disaster recovery will enable your organization to weather the season of storms and power outages.
By Brian Burns Director, Cloud Services, Agile-Defense, 7/9/2014
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Microsoft Enhances Azure, Office 365
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Microsoft sets the tone for its Worldwide Partner Conference with new Office 365 plans, Azure analytics, and storage announcements.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/9/2014
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Military E-Health Record Project Falls Short
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
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Veterans Affairs and Defense Department EHR plan lacks critical cost data needed to fund and guide effort, GAO says.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 7/9/2014
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Controversial Cyber Security Bill Advances
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Senate bill aims to promote information sharing to combat cyberthreats, but critics contend it lacks privacy protections.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/9/2014
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Google CEO: Fight Unemployment With Job Sharing
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Google CEO Larry Page suggests we can reduce unemployment by dividing jobs in half.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/9/2014
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5 Steps To Storm-Proof Your Data
Brian Burns, Director, Cloud Services, Agile-Defense
Commentary
With proper preparation, cloud-based disaster recovery will enable your organization to weather the season of storms and power outages.
By Brian Burns Director, Cloud Services, Agile-Defense, 7/9/2014
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Electronic Frontier Foundation Sues NSA, Director of National Intelligence
Sara Peters,
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EFF says that the agencies have failed to provide documents requested under the Freedom of Information Act.
By Sara Peters , 7/8/2014
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Urban Observatory Maps Comparisons Between Cities
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
News
Urban data map, bound for the Smithsonian by way of Esri's user conference, was created in partnership with Richard Saul Wurman, architect, graphic designer, and founder of the TED conference.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/8/2014
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How Public Cloud Could Revive VDI
Jasmine  McTigue, Principal, McTigue Analytics
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Consumer-class cloud services force IT to get aggressive with endpoint control or accept that sensitive data will be in the wind -- or take a new approach, such as reconsidering virtual desktops.
By Jasmine McTigue Principal, McTigue Analytics, 7/8/2014
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3 BYOD Risk Prevention Strategies
Jim Szafranski, SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink
Commentary
An effective BYOD plan must balance control with convenience. Here's what to keep in mind.
By Jim Szafranski SVP Customer Platform Services, Fiberlink, 7/8/2014
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HIPAA Complaints Vex Healthcare Organizations
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Since 2013, complaints to the Department of Health and Human Services have risen regarding Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violations.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/8/2014
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Florida Law Aims To Tighten Data Security
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
Florida's new data privacy law increases security accountability for all enterprises; healthcare providers could face greater burden to protect patients' personal information.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 7/7/2014
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IBM Turns Cheek, Takes On China's Problems
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM sales are down in China, but the company is doubling down with a 10-year initiative to address the country's energy and environmental problems.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/7/2014
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Facebook Mood Experiment Draws FTC Complaint
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Electronic Privacy Information Center files a complaint against Facebook alleging that its news feed experiment deceived users and violated a 2012 Consent Order.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 7/7/2014
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TSA Requires Charged Devices At Some Overseas Airports
Eric Zeman,
News
Homeland Security tells US-bound air travelers at certain overseas airports that mobile devices need to be operational when boarding, or gadgets will be confiscated.
By Eric Zeman , 7/7/2014
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UN Studies Social Data For Global Pulse
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
United Nations' Global Pulse initiative partners with social data provider DataSift to analyze worldwide opinions on vaccinations, poverty, and other humanitarian topics.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 7/7/2014
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Google Users Change Search Habits After Snowden
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
News
Researchers find significant decrease in "embarrassing" and "private" terms in Google searches after NSA surveillance revelations.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 7/3/2014
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Hurricane Arthur Vs. Data Visualization: Supplies Riddle
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Humanitarian organization Direct Relief uses mapping to visualize needs and plot the logistics of distribution before disaster strikes.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/3/2014
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Accenture Unit Will Update VA's EHR
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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VistA Core modernization and modularization will prepare the Veterans Administration's electronic health records system for the future.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/3/2014
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Teradata Scales Up R Analytics On Aster
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Teradata Aster already supports MapReduce, graph, and SQL analysis. Aster R feature adds faster, scaled, R-based analytics.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/3/2014
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Our Definitions Of Leadership Are Mostly Wrong
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
We don't have enough strong leaders. No wonder. We can't even define the term.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 7/3/2014
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