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Cyber Attacks Happen: Build Resilient Systems
Rutrell Yasin, Freelance Writer
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You can't stop all attacks or build the perfect defense system. The higher-level objective is resilience.
By Rutrell Yasin , 7/25/2014
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IBM & California Partner On Private Cloud
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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CalCloud, the State of California's private cloud managed by IBM, aims to streamline services for 400 state and local government agencies.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2014
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Cyber Attacks Happen: Build Resilient Systems
Rutrell Yasin, Freelance Writer
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You can't stop all attacks or build the perfect defense system. The higher-level objective is resilience.
By Rutrell Yasin , 7/25/2014
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IBM & California Partner On Private Cloud
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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CalCloud, the State of California's private cloud managed by IBM, aims to streamline services for 400 state and local government agencies.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 7/24/2014
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Apple OS X Yosemite Beta Debuts
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Apple's obsession with secrecy gives way to involving customers in the software development process.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/24/2014
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FTC: In-App Purchase Crackdowns Reflect 'Fundamental' Rules
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Federal Trade Commission must observe core principles of consumer protection, regardless of the pace of technology, Commissioner Julie Brill says.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/24/2014
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Federal IT Innovation Depends On Being Open
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Federal agencies have a hard time fitting innovation into their plans, let alone their budgets. Open data and open-source software help make innovation happen anyway.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/24/2014
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Apple Documents Undisclosed iOS Services
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Apple describes services as "diagnostic," but does not address criticism that backdoors undermine security and privacy.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/23/2014
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Federal IT Networks: Simpler Is Better
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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A survey of government IT executives found that network complexity slows IT performance and hinders deployment of new technologies and services.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 7/23/2014
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Watson Tapped By IBM, USAA To Advise Veterans
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson Engagement Advisor will support USAA customers who are leaving the military. Can Watson do better than conventional web and mobile support systems?
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/23/2014
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Apple Profit Healthy: All Eyes On Fall
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Sales of iPads proved disappointing, but Apple posted strong iPhone, Mac, and iTunes numbers. The big test comes next quarter.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/23/2014
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FDA Mobile Apps Loophole Hazardous For Healthcare
Stephanie Kreml,
Commentary
The FDA's reluctance to overregulate medical apps opens a pitfall for healthcare organizations that innovate too far ahead of the curve.
By Stephanie Kreml , 7/23/2014
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Summer Travel Cyber Security Tips For Government Employees
Jerry Irvine,
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Vacationing as a government employee brings special security concerns. Follow these precautions to protect your devices and data on the beach and beyond.
By Jerry Irvine , 7/23/2014
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Apple 'iTime' Patent Describes Modular Wearable
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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"Electronic wristband" might work with swappable modules as Apple appears to be thinking beyond the smartwatch for its first wearable.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/22/2014
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Teradata Acquires Hadapt, Revelytix For Big Data Boost
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Teradata adds data-prep, data-management, and data-analysis capabilities by buying two notable independents in the big data arena.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 7/22/2014
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NY Seeks Bitcoin Exchange Regulations
William Jackson, Technology Writer
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Proposal would require state's digital currency dealers to follow strict anti-money-laundering and consumer protection rules.
By William Jackson Technology Writer, 7/22/2014
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NASA Orion Space Capsule Has Surprising Brain
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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New manned spacecraft will use a flight computer adapted from jetliners for deep space missions to the asteroids and Mars.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/22/2014
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Web Tracking Advances Beat Privacy Defenses
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
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Technologies such as canvas fingerprinting, evercookies, and cookie syncing prompt new call for privacy regulation.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 7/22/2014
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3 Reasons We Don't Need Federal CIOs
Linda Cureton,
Commentary
Former NASA CIO muses on the futility of the federal CIO role -- and offers insight on how it needs to change.
By Linda Cureton , 7/22/2014
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IBM-Apple Deal: Healthcare iOS Nirvana?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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IBM and Apple hope to use existing partnerships with healthcare software vendor Epic Systems and doctors' love for their iPhones and iPads to build an iOS healthcare software empire.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 7/21/2014
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Government IT Priorities: Security Reigns, Cloud Crawls
Richard W. Walker,
News
Our new survey shows fed agencies focusing more on security, as they should, but they're still behind the times with cloud use, data center consolidation, and overall innovation.
By Richard W. Walker , 7/21/2014
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Google To Turn NYC Payphones Into WiFi Hotspots
Eric Zeman,
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New York is looking for a payphone payoff. Google, Samsung, and others expected to submit bids for the project.
By Eric Zeman , 7/21/2014
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