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Businesses Arenít Ready for Californiaís Data Privacy Act
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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A year and a half after GDPR, Californiaís own data privacy act will soon go into effect, but many businesses are unprepared. How can they get there?
By Terri Coles, ITPro Today , 11/20/2019
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Americans Fed Up with Lack of Data Privacy
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
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Eight out of every 10 US adults are worried over their inability to control how data about them is used, a new Pew Research survey shows.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 11/18/2019
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The Hunt for the 'Goldilocks Zone' in Tech and Data Policy
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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During a preview of CES 2020, Gary Shapiro spoke about finding a balance between legislation and leeway for technology implementation.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 11/9/2019
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Free & Discounted Security Services Now Available for US Election Orgs
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Nonprofit Defending Digital Campaigns (DDC) offers security services for email, user education, mobile, and encrypted communications, to federal election committees.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 11/1/2019
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When Using Cloud, Paranoia Can Pay Off
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Journalists are increasingly concerned about what cloud providers may access or share with governments - and companies should worry as well.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 10/14/2019
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AI, Automation Drive Progress in Government Data Centers
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
U.S. government data centers have consolidated and become more efficient in the last 10 years. Now they are adding AI and automation to the mix.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 10/8/2019
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Top U.S. Businesses Call for More Government Regulation
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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So, whatís the catch? Thereís a very real possibility that most states will develop their own data privacy laws, causing chaos that will benefit no one.
By Todd Wright, Head of Data Privacy Solutions, SAS , 10/1/2019
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Cybersecurity Certification in the Spotlight Again
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Swiss technology non-profit group joins others, such as the Obama-era President's Commission, in recommending that certain classes of technology products be tested.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/27/2019
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Voting Machine Systems New & Old Contain 'Design' Flaws
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
DEF CON Voting Village organizers presented a final report on their findings at the Capitol.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 9/26/2019
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Attackers Hit Ceiling in Ransomware Demands
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
New Bedford, Massachusetts' refusal to pay a $5.3 million ransom highlights how victim towns and cities may be hitting the limit to what they're willing to spend to speed recovery.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 9/5/2019
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Texas Towns Recover, but Local Governments Have Little Hope for Respite from Ransomware
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Their struggles underscore the difficulties for small towns in dealing with cyberattacks.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 8/22/2019
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Towns Across Texas Hit in Coordinated Ransomware Attack
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
The state government and cybersecurity groups have mobilized to respond to a mass ransomware attack that simultaneously hit 22 different towns statewide.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 8/19/2019
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8 Head-Turning Ransomware Attacks to Hit City Governments
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
News
Hackers know vulnerable systems when they see them, and they also know this: Many government systems are decades old, running Windows 7 and even Windows XP.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 8/5/2019
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Cisco Pays $8.6M in First False Claims Suit for Vulnerabilities in Security Product
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
A security consultant reported vulnerabilities in Cisco's Video Surveillance Manager in 2009 ó but the company ignored the issues and fired the consultant.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 8/1/2019
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6 Actions That Made GDPR Real in 2019
Steve Zurier, Contributing Writer
News
In the wake of recent fines levied against British Airways, Marriott, and Facebook, companies are starting to take data privacy and security more seriously.
By Steve Zurier Contributing Writer, 7/22/2019
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The Dangers of Demonizing AI
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
As more individuals, governments and companies see artificial intelligence as evil, it becomes clear that we need metrics to ensure that AI is a good citizen.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 7/15/2019
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Find an IT Security Career by Getting Lost
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
Commentary
Check out this Interop keynote video where Graham Holdings' Stacey Halota describes the twists and turns of her career and the challenges that security and privacy teams face.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 7/6/2019
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How Hackers Infiltrate Open Source Projects
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
The dependency trees of modern software-development make smaller open-source projects vulnerable to hackers sabotaging code.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 6/27/2019
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Businesses Must Prepare for Global 'Digital Disorder'
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
News
Supply chain, procurement and customer engagement models face significant disruption in the next decade new A.T. Kearney report warns.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 6/27/2019
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CIO View: The Business Wins that Make a Big Difference.
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
Commentary
Three leading CIOs share how data and analytics are making a difference in their organizations.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 6/27/2019
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