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Coordinated Attacks Call For More Sophisticated Cyber Defense
Henry Kenyon,
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Agencies and industry are rethinking how they defend against coordinated attacks by teams of specialized hackers.
By Henry Kenyon , 9/29/2014
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FDA Pushes To Improve Medical Device Security
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Cyber attacks pose a grave threat to the integrity of healthcare services, agency says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 9/29/2014
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SEC CIO Grows Tech In Leaps & Bounds
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial Director
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CIO Tom Bayer has helped Securities and Exchange Commission improve its systems to better monitor today's electronic markets.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director, 10/1/2014
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Oracle Unveils Hadoop Data Exploration Tool
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle Big Data Discovery is a visual, business user-friendly alternative to Hadoop tools like Tableau Software, says Oracle.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/30/2014
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Oracle Lets Customers Shift License Money To Cloud
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle expands 'Customer 2 Cloud' plan that redirects on-premises software maintenance fees to SaaS application subscriptions.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/30/2014
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25 Years Of Health IT: Highs & Lows
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
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IT has transformed the business of healthcare over the past quarter century. Take a look at some of the major consequences -- good and bad -- of health IT's growth.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/30/2014
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3 Reasons CIOs Must Lose Hiring Perfection Goggles
Tracy Cashman, SVP & Partner, WinterWyman
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Got open IT job slots? Holding out for Mr. or Ms. Absolutely, Completely, Utterly Right is likely to backfire. Here's how to get real and get hiring.
By Tracy Cashman SVP & Partner, WinterWyman, 9/30/2014
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Cellphones OK For EU Airlines
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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European regulators allow voice calls throughout flights.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/29/2014
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Coordinated Attacks Call For More Sophisticated Cyber Defense
Henry Kenyon,
News
Agencies and industry are rethinking how they defend against coordinated attacks by teams of specialized hackers.
By Henry Kenyon , 9/29/2014
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FDA Pushes To Improve Medical Device Security
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Cyber attacks pose a grave threat to the integrity of healthcare services, agency says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 9/29/2014
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DoE Preps Privacy Standards For Smart Grid
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Department of Energy has released a set of voluntary privacy recommendations for smart grid owners, operators, and third parties; industry stakeholders have until October 14 to comment on draft.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 9/29/2014
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Shellshock's Threat To Healthcare
Mac McMillan, CEO, CynergisTek
Commentary
The Bash bug is everywhere, including in medical devices. The industry must be better prepared to protect itself and patients.
By Mac McMillan CEO, CynergisTek, 9/29/2014
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Microsoft Azure DocumentDB: Customer Test Drive
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft NoSQL database (and MongoDB competitor) gets a trial run at Xomni. So far, so good, but search options and SDK "need work."
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/29/2014
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Oracle CTO Ellison Claims Cloud Supremacy
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Oracle OpenWorld 2014 opens with vintage Ellison keynote highlighting SaaS gains, "massively upgraded" PaaS, and new engineered systems.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/29/2014
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Shellshock Bug: 6 Key Facts
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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The Shellshock bug could do more damage than the recent Heartbleed bug. Here's what you need to know.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/27/2014
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iOS In-App Browsing Poses Security Risk
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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iOS developer warns that browser windows invoked within third-party apps allow information theft.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/26/2014
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Maryland Police Boats Get Live Video Streaming
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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High-speed wireless broadband network lets patrol boats on Chesapeake Bay send live streaming video to officers on shore to monitor real-time routine or crisis situations.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 9/26/2014
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NASA's Maven Enters Mars Orbit: What's Next?
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
Welcome to the start of a new space race to the Red Planet. Find out what's coming in Mars missions during the next decade, and when humans might set foot on the planet.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 9/26/2014
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Make Internet-Ready Products, Or Else
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Internet of Things pioneers say the fourth industrial revolution looms -- like it or not.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 9/25/2014
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VA Implements Waiting Room 'Smart Chairs'
Alison Diana, Senior Editor
News
The Department of Veterans Affairs installs Vecna's kiosk-based Vitals Chair at some facilities, aims to give patients more control and insight into their healthcare while streamlining practitioner workloads.
By Alison Diana Senior Editor, 9/25/2014
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Workday Student Debuts With Higher-Ed Recruiting
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Workday steps up competition against Oracle PeopleSoft with Workday Student suite. Recruiting is first of seven components.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 9/25/2014
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4 Outsourcing Lessons IT Can Learn From Automakers
Heiner Himmelreich, Partner, managing director, and global topic leader, The Boston Consulting Group
Commentary
Automakers get 80% of a vehicle's components from suppliers. Why are they better at outsourcing than IT?
By Heiner Himmelreich Partner, managing director, and global topic leader, The Boston Consulting Group, 9/25/2014
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