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DOJ Sinkholes VPNFilter Control Servers Found in US
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
The US Department of Justice said the move aims to thwart the spread of the botnet as part of its investigation into Russian nation-state hacking group APT28 aka Fancy Bear.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/24/2018
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Big Data Platforms Evolve for Analytics, Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Machine learning and advanced analytics are now the centerpiece for companies that got their start as Hadoop distributors.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/24/2018
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Take a Wrong Turn with ERP and Wind up in Court
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Lesson learned decades after the dawn of ERP software: Read the fine print, and understand exactly what it means.
By John Berry, Technology Journalist , 5/24/2018
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Destructive 'VPNFilter' Attack Network Uncovered
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
More than 500K home/SOHO routers and storage devices worldwide commandeered in potential nation-state attack weapon - with Ukraine in initial bullseye.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/23/2018
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DevOps at Scale: Best Practices in Use Today
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Commentary
IT professionals in the field discuss some of the best practices that help to make DevOps initiatives successful.
By Chuck Gehman, Technical Marketing Engineer, Perforce Software , 5/23/2018
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Debiasing Our Statistical Algorithms Down to Their Roots
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
Eliminating bias in the data and algorithms that drive artificial intelligence and machine learning initiatives requires constant vigilance on the part of not only data scientists but up and down the corporate ranks.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 5/23/2018
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How Blockchain Can Save a Childís Identity
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
One in six people around the globe lack a legal identity, making it almost impossible for them to get real jobs, to vote, and to own property. Blockchain promises to give them proof of identity.
By Dan Puterbaugh, Director of Strategic Development, Adobe. , 5/22/2018
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Donít Get Side-Tracked by Flashy Metrics, Success is in the People
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
Satire
Defining KPIs can be a whole different ballpark when youíre in public sector IT. But even if youíre not, the takeaway from these stories can easily be applied to the private sector: Focus on the impact, the people -- the customers -- and success will follow.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 5/22/2018
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Google to Delete 'Secure' Label from HTTPS Sites
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
News
Google acknowledges HTTPS as the Internet standard with plans to remove Ďsecureí from all HTTPS sites.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 5/21/2018
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GSK Updates Analytics Platform for Faster Drug Development
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
GSK began an overhaul transformation of its R&D data and analytics infrastructure three years ago. Here's what it looks like today.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/21/2018
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How to Prepare for the Machine-Aided Future
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
More business processes and highly-specialized tasks are being targeted for automation with the goal of making people and companies more efficient. If you haven't considered how intelligent automation will affect your career and your company, and even if you have, following are some points to consider that may help you navigate the issue.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/21/2018
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Re-Architecting for the Cloud: Optimize Your Migration Strategy
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Commentary
Re-architecting for the cloud is never easy, but following some key steps can result in an optimized strategy that positions your company for cloud migration success.
By J.R. Jasperson, Chief Architect, SendGrid , 5/21/2018
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When Nations Vie for AI Supremacy
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Commentary
Countries, as well as companies, are vying for supremacy in the artificial intelligence market.
By Barb Darrow, Senior Director, Communications, Oracle , 5/18/2018
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5 Traits Organizations Need to Get Value from Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
A new report identifies the traits of organizations that are getting value -- higher revenues and profits -- due to their machine learning initiatives. Does your enterprise have what it takes?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/18/2018
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Get Ready for 'WannaCry 2.0'
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Another widespread worm attack is "inevitable," but spreading a different more lucrative or destructive payload, experts say.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/17/2018
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California Teen Arrested for Phishing Teachers to Change Grades
Dark Reading Staff,
News
The student faces 14 felony counts for using a phishing campaign to steal teachers' credentials and alter students' grades.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/17/2018
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5 Things You Should Know About Hybrid Cloud
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
Many enterprises are adopting hybrid cloud strategies, but in doing so, they face significant challenges.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 5/17/2018
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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Building an Enterprise Data Warehouse
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
While it's a challenging and time-consuming process, the creation of an enterprise data warehouse stocked with the right data will ease management, empower the business, and enhance the customer experience.
By Bobby Beckmann, CTO, Lifesize , 5/17/2018
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IoT, Data Visualization Warn Coastal Residents about Flooding
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Spearheaded by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, the StormSense project combines IoT sensors, cloud systems, predictive analytics modeling, and data visualization mapping to predict flooding impacts and deliver warnings to residents in the Virginia Beach area.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/16/2018
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5 Common GDPR Misconceptions
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
A company's effort to comply with GDPR don't end on May 25. The work is ongoing, tied to a recognition of privacy as a fundamental right.
By Tomas Honzak, Director of Security and Compliance at GoodData , 5/16/2018
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