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Symantec Offers Free Website Security Service for Midterm Elections
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Security vendor offers US election jurisdictions its Project Dolphin phishing/website spoofing-detection service and security resources.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/18/2018
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Building a Smart City Doesn’t Have a Common Blueprint
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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While there is no exact definition of what a smart city must offer its citizens, there is also no shortage of "smart" initiatives.
By Jean Turgeon, VP and Chief Technologist, Avaya , 9/18/2018
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Military, Government Users Just as Bad About Password Hygiene as Civilians
Ericka Chickowski, Contributing Writer, Dark Reading
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New report comes out just as group of US senators chastise Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for not using multifactor authentication.
By Ericka Chickowski Contributing Writer, Dark Reading, 9/14/2018
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AI Is a Powerful Ally in Public Safety - Responsible Use Is Paramount
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As governments employ AI in public safety applications they have to stay laser-focused on building public trust in the outcomes.
By Ger Daly, Senior Managing Director, Accenture , 9/14/2018
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Enterprises to Bump Up IT Spending in 2019
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
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A Spiceworks survey reveals an air of confidence among IT buyers who see IT budgets going up to improve infrastructure and security.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 9/12/2018
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Panacea or Alchemy the Truth About AI
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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Is artificial intelligence a date with the devil or natural evolution?
By Gary Grossman, Technology Practice Lead, Edelman AI Center of Expertise , 9/7/2018
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The Best Way To Secure US Elections? Paper Ballots
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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Voting machines that do not provide a paper trail or cannot be independently audited should immediately be removed, concludes a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 9/6/2018
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The SOC Gets a Makeover
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Today's security operations center is all about reducing the number of alerts with emerging technologies – and enhancing old-school human collaboration. Here's how some real-world SOCs are evolving.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/6/2018
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Why IT Needs More Custom Software
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
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Jeff Stovall, CIO for Charlotte, NC. explains the value of having more custom built software in government agencies (and enterprises in general).
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 9/4/2018
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Making Sense of User Consent Under GDPR
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Organizations need to understand which U.S. sales and marketing practices are allowed under GDPR, and which are not.
By Chris Babel, CEO, TrustArc , 8/30/2018
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Conquering Legacy IT: Top Projects in Detroit's Recovery
Susan Fogarty, Editor in Chief
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Detroit CIO Beth Niblock shares some highlights of her efforts rebuilding the city's crumbling and neglected IT infrastructure.
By Susan Fogarty Editor in Chief, 8/29/2018
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Free Cybersecurity Services Offer a First Step to Securing US Elections
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Some key security vendors - including Microsoft, Google, Cloudflare - are offering pro bono services and tools for election jurisdictions and campaigns this election season. But will it help?
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/28/2018
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The Big Challenge for Sports Betting: Software Engineering
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Implementing sports betting isn't just about legality but about data and building out the software to support oddsmaking, new types of betting, and financial requirements.
By Jonathan Fries, VP of Development, Exadel , 8/27/2018
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Half of Small Businesses Believe They're Not Cybercrime Targets
Steve Zurier, Freelance Writer
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New SMB version of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework could help these organizations properly assess and respond to their security risks.
By Steve Zurier Freelance Writer, 8/24/2018
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Turla Threat Group Uses Email PDF Attachments to Control Stealthy Backdoor
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
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The Russian-speaking group's latest tactic is the only known case of malware that's completely controllable via email, researchers at ESET say.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 8/23/2018
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The Future of AI Is More Human Than We Think
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Recent tech advances, such as human-sounding AI tools, highlight why companies have to establish ethical standards in the use of AI.
By David Okuniev, CEO and Co-Founder, Typeform , 8/22/2018
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Microsoft Sinkholes 6 Fancy Bear/APT28 Internet Domains
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Operation appears to have disrupted early stages of an attack campaign using spoofed nonprofit, Senate, and Microsoft domains.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/21/2018
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Election Websites, Back-End Systems Most at Risk of Cyberattack in Midterms
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Both adult and kid hackers demonstrated at DEF CON how the hackable voting machine may be the least of our worries in the 2018 elections.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 8/14/2018
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Adapting Blockchain for GDPR Compliance
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Commentary
Yes, there are ways for Blockchain applications to be compliant with the European Union's GDPR privacy regulations.
By Claudio Lima, Vice-Chair of the IEEE Blockchain Standard and Co-Founder of the BEC-Blockchain Engineering Council , 8/7/2018
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10 More Women in Security You May Not Know But Should
Kelly Sheridan, Staff Editor, Dark Reading
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The second installment in a series highlighting women who are driving change in cybersecurity but may not be on your radar – yet.
By Kelly Sheridan Staff Editor, Dark Reading, 7/31/2018
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