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Google Glass Eyes Enterprise, Healthcare Firms
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Although the first edition of Google Glass didn't take off, the company is retooling the device for specialty industries such as healthcare and energy.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 8/1/2015
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IBM, CVS Partner On Watson-Based Patient Care
Larry Loeb, Blogger, Informationweek
Commentary
A new agreement by IBM and CVS will use Watson to better manage patient care. However, there are a few concerns about privacy.
By Larry Loeb Blogger, Informationweek, 7/30/2015
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Google Lets Cloud Customers Supply Encryption Keys
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Users of Google Compute Engine can now provide their own keys to secure data, turning Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) into even more of a self-service affair.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/28/2015
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Online Security: How The Experts Keep Safe
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Google researchers have compared the security practices of experts to non-experts, and identified several ways that typical Internet users can improve their online security.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/27/2015
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Twitter Security Pro: Encryption Isn't Enough
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Companies need to focus on developing secure coding practices and security education.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/23/2015
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Google Fights Export Controls For 'Intrusion Software'
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Proposed export rules could hobble cybersecurity research, Google claims.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/21/2015
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14 Security Fails That Cost Executives Their Jobs
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
Katherine Archuleta, the director of the Office of Personnel Management, is the latest casualty of a data breach, but she's certainly not the only one. There's no job security when your job is security.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/14/2015
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Encryption Hinders Investigations: FBI Chief
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
News
The Senate Judiciary Committee heard a different story from technologists, who argue that surveillance has never been easier.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/8/2015
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The Threat Of Artificial Intelligence
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
Super-intelligent robots deserve some concern, but really we should be paying more attention to the people and processes involved in building our machines.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 7/3/2015
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Winning The War: The Evolution Of Cybercrime
Sean McGrath, Freelance IT Writer
Commentary
It's no longer acceptable for businesses to play the victim when cybercrime strikes. Companies of all sizes must take action.
By Sean McGrath Freelance IT Writer, 6/11/2015
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Fitness Bands Lead Wearables During First Quarter
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Smartwatches account for only one quarter of wearables shipped during the first three months of the year, according to IDC. Can the Apple Watch change that?
By Eric Zeman , 6/3/2015
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Android Factory Reset Leaves Your Data Exposed: Study
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Flaws in Google’s Android operating system mean the factory-reset option is unlikely to permanently wipe all your data -- or master token -- from the device.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/25/2015
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Atlantic Health Automates ID With Biometrics
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Palm vein scans are helping staff pull up patient records more efficiently and securely. One of eight Elite 100 Business Innovation award winners.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 4/28/2015
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Apple's ResearchKit Targets Fitness, Healthcare Markets
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Apple's ResearchKit is an open-source framework designed for the healthcare and fitness markets as a way to collect data and analyze larger groups of patients.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 4/15/2015
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Hacking Vulnerable Medical Equipment Puts Millions at Risk
Liviu Arsene, Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender
Hospitals and medical device manufacturers need to start doing more to detect and thwart incoming attacks on networks and devices.
By Liviu Arsene Senior E-threat Analyst, Bitdefender, 4/10/2015
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Apple Watch Reviews: It's Not For Everyone
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
Early testers of the Apple Watch suggest it is the best smartwatch yet, but they admit that people don't necessarily need smartwatches. That is, at least not yet.
By Eric Zeman , 4/8/2015
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Apple Watch Looks To Win Where Android Wear Failed
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
The key differences in the company's approach to wearables will set the Apple Watch apart from Android Wear and other competitors.
By Eric Zeman , 2/18/2015
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Anthem Hack: Lessons For IT Leaders
Joe Stanganelli, Attorney, Beacon Hill Law
Commentary
There are two key lessons that IT can learn from the Anthem breach.
By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 2/12/2015
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InformationWeek Live: Big Week, Big Show
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
Commentary
Join us for a roundup of the biggest stories from a big week at InformationWeek.com for the week of Feb. 1.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 2/5/2015
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5 Critical Cloud Security Practices
Amrit Williams, CTO, Cloud Passage
Commentary
CloudPassage CTO Amrit Williams details five steps to achieve a level of cloud security that goes beyond mere compliance.
By Amrit Williams CTO, Cloud Passage, 1/29/2015
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