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Google Gives Away 2GB Of Storage To Promote Security
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google does its part for Safer Internet Day with its giveaway. Also, Gmail users will start seeing warnings when message senders can't be authenticated and when they don't support transport encryption.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/11/2016
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BIOS Hack Detection Added To Dell Enterprise Security Suite
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
News
With millions of machines potentially vulnerable to attacks on their BIOS firmware, Dell has introduced a verification tool designed for enterprise IT to monitor users' machines and intervene if an attack is detected. The cloud-based tool takes a different approach than other BIOS offerings on the market.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 2/9/2016
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Fitbit, Other Fitness Trackers Leak Personal Data: Study
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Odds are pretty high that your wearable is spilling personal data all over the place, says a new study. But the Apple Watch may be the exception.
By Eric Zeman , 2/3/2016
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NASA Denies Hackers Hijacked Its Drone
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The space agency insists AnonSec didn't commandeer a NASA Global Hawk drone, but it's still looking into claims its network was hacked.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 2/2/2016
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IoT Shows Its Worth To Businesses
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Internet of Things (IoT) can be used for a diverse set of tasks, including opening up new business models. A recent Forrester report explores how businesses are embracing IoT.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/23/2016
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Brave Browser Aims To End Ad-Blocking War
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Creator of the JavaScript programming language and former CEO of Firefox maker Mozilla Brendan Eich introduced the Brave browser, which he sees as a way to broker peace between advertisers and ad blockers.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/21/2016
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Worst Passwords Of 2015 Reveal Our Stupidity
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
This year's list is an indication that the sooner we get rid of password-based authentication, the better.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 1/20/2016
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10 Healthcare Wearables, Devices Dominating CES
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
This year's wearables go beyond basic step counting to measure core health data such as blood pressure, vision quality, and body temperature. At CES 2016, InformationWeek got up close and personal with the latest wave of health-centric devices.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/7/2016
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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 2
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
News
In the second of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the influx of healthcare data and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals. In part one, we explored the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 12/31/2015
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Healthcare IT: Hot Trends For 2016, Part 1
Esther Schindler, Writer and Translator
News
In the first of this two-part series on healthcare IT, we look at the ways in which advances in patient-focused data collection, wearables, and the Internet of Things will change how doctors and patients communicate. In the second part, we look at the influx of healthcare data, and what it will mean for practitioners and IT professionals.
By Esther Schindler Writer and Translator, 12/30/2015
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Microsoft Promises Secure Data Center Services In Germany
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Through a partnership with a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, Microsoft will bring secure data centers online in two German cities, while circumventing US laws on data collection.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 11/11/2015
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ORWL Aspires To Be A Secure PC
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The small, tamper-resistant device is the focus of a Kickstarter campaign. Olivier Boireau, CEO of Design SHIFT, makers of the ORWL, said he believes the device will appeal to companies interested in privacy and data security.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 11/10/2015
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Tech Companies Get Poor Marks For Data Privacy
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
An advocacy organization finds gaps in corporate support for freedom of expression and data protection.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 11/5/2015
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14 Creepy Ways To Use Big Data
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
News
The amount of data being collected about people, companies, and governments is unprecedented. What can be done with that data is downright frightening. From bedrooms to boardrooms, from Wall Street to Main Street, the ground is shifting in ways that only the most cyber-savvy can anticipate. We reveal the creepy ways to use data now and in the near future.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 10/30/2015
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Fitbit Hacked In 10 Seconds
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A Fortinet security researcher says the fitness tracker can be hacked by anyone within Bluetooth range. It doesn't matter whether or not it's paired with another device.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 10/22/2015
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Apigee, Ex-CTO Of US Aim To Make EHR Data Access Easier
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
With backing from former US CTO Aneesh Chopra, Apigee is trying to make healthcare access easier. The API developer is rolling out a new platform that helps bridge some of the interoperability gaps when it comes to electronic healthcare records.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/12/2015
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Fairview Health Services CIO: Give Patients Their Data
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
Commentary
Frustrated with a fragmented system that doesn't give caregivers or patients access to full patient data, the CIO of Fairview Health Services has the beginnings of a plan.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 10/9/2015
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Safe Harbor Fails, European Court Rules
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The European Court of Justice has invalidated the Safe Harbor Framework as a way to comply with EU data laws.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 10/6/2015
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Insider Threats, Data Privacy Are Overlooked By Businesses
William Terdoslavich, Freelance Writer
News
Data security and data breaches are all over the news. However, not all companies are paying as close attention to insider threats and data privacy as they should. A new survey looks at the risks.
By William Terdoslavich Freelance Writer, 10/2/2015
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ICD-10: The Big Healthcare IT Change You Didn't Expect
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
Updated medical classifications for billing purposes could cause problems for insurers, and may end up jacking up healthcare costs.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 9/30/2015
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