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Former NSS Labs CEO Launches New Security Testing Organization
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Member-based CyberRatings.org to offer free and tiered paid access to tested security product and services ratings.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 12/1/2020
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Predicting How Biden Might Tackle Tech Policy
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
Here's how one independent tech industry analyst thinks the Biden administration will tackle a wide range of tech industry issues in its first 90 days and beyond.
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 11/18/2020
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How to Approach Your Mission-Critical Big Data Strategy
Mary E. Shacklett, Mary E. Shacklett
Commentary
Across industries, big data has joined traditional, structured data as a mission-critical element. Here’s some advice for CIOs and big data leaders on how to get started.
By Mary E. Shacklett Mary E. Shacklett, 11/17/2020
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CISA Director Expects to Be Fired Following Secure Election
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
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Meanwhile, key legislators and former DHS officials are speaking out in support of CISA director Chris Krebs, who has led the agency's efforts in election security.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 11/13/2020
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NSF-Funded Research Aims to Help Disrupt Cybercrime Supply Chains
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
News
The National Science Foundation awarded a grant to Georgia State University (GSU) to come up with innovative ways to thwart the supply chains for counterfeiting, loan- and unemployment fraud.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 11/11/2020
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The Ever-Expanding List of C-Level Technology Positions
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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IT professionals are gaining more opportunities to move up the corporate ladder. Here are 10 C-level IT titles that we know of right now, along with salary averages for those roles.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 11/10/2020
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IT Pivots: Survival Lessons From a Turbulent Year
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
2020 disrupted most companies' plans, but some were better positioned to weather the pandemic's impact than others.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 11/3/2020
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California's Prop. 24 Splits Privacy Advocates
Seth Rosenblatt, Contributing Writer
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Critics worry that the curatives in Prop. 24 are worse than the disease of privacy-rights violations.
By Seth Rosenblatt Contributing Writer, 11/2/2020
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Russian Military Officers Unmasked, Indicted for High-Profile Cyberattack Campaigns
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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US Department of Justice charges members of Sandworm/APT28 for BlackEnergy, NotPetya, Olympic Destroyer, and other major attacks.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/19/2020
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US Treasury Warns of Sanctions Violations for Paying Ransomware Attackers
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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An alarming new advisory issued today by the federal government could upend ransomware response.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 10/1/2020
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FBI, DHS Warn of 'Likely' Disinformation Campaigns About Election Results
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Nation-state actors and cybercriminals could wage cyberattacks and spread false information about the integrity of the election results while officials certify the final vote counts.
By Dark Reading Staff , 9/23/2020
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The State of Chatbots: Pandemic Edition
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Chatbots are currently the biggest use case for AI. Now the COVID-19 pandemic has made them even more compelling given their use in automation and their high level of ROI.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 9/10/2020
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Collection of Metadata -- as Done by the NSA -- Likely Unconstitutional, US Court Suggests
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
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A ruling in an appeal by four men convicted of material support for terrorism finds that the National Security Agency's metadata collection program not only violated the prevailing law at the time but was also likely unconstitutional.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/4/2020
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How COVID is Changing Technology Futures
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Accenture released its Technology Vision 2020 report in February, but then COVID hit. Here's how the pandemic is changing technology futures according to the company.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 7/23/2020
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Robotics Will Prevail Over Other Tech Sectors Post-Pandemic
James Kobielus, Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author
Commentary
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of robotics in roles normally reserved for susceptible humans, but which robotics applications will thrive once we get ahead of the virus?
By James Kobielus Tech Analyst, Consultant and Author, 7/10/2020
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DHS Shares Data on Top Cyber Threats to Federal Agencies
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Backdoors, cryptominers, and ransomware were the most widely detected threats by the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)'s intrusion prevention system EINSTEIN.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 7/1/2020
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3 Years After NotPetya, Many Organizations Still in Danger of Similar Attacks
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
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The same gaps that enabled ransomware to spread remain in patching, network segmentation, backup practices, security experts say.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/30/2020
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SOC Wins & Losses
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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While the security operations center is enjoying a higher profile these days, just one-fourth of security operations centers actually resolve incidents quickly enough.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/26/2020
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Technology and the Pandemic: Complete Coverage for IT Leaders
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Check here regularly for InformationWeek's updates on the coronavirus pandemic and related issues like business continuity, remote working, IT operational challenges and other technology considerations.
By Cathleen Gagne Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 6/16/2020
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Tech Giants Back Off Selling Facial Recognition AI to Police
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft have all taken steps to stop making their facial recognition AI software available to the police. Now it's time for lawmakers to set some rules.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/15/2020
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