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The State of Chatbots: Pandemic Edition
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Local, State Governments Face Cybersecurity Crisis
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
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Ransomware hit small government organizations hard in 2019. Now they have to deal with budget cuts, pandemic precautions, social unrest, and the coming election cycle.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 6/5/2020
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Federal IT Leaders Find Success in Modernization
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
A study on federal early technology adoption offers intriguing insights for all government and commercial IT leaders.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 6/5/2020
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IT Trade Shows Go Virtual: Your 2020 List of Events
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Virtual IT events and trade shows are popping up everywhere this summer and fall. Even if your travel budget has been cut, you can still make it to these.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/29/2020
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IT Careers: 10 Industries with Job Openings Right Now
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek
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As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy, many IT workers have experienced layoffs and unpaid furloughs. But not all the news is grim if you know where to look.
By Cynthia Harvey Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek, 5/27/2020
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Facebook Fails to Staunch Coronavirus Misinformation
Seth Rosenblatt, Contributing Writer
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The social media giant in April affixed warning labels on 50 million pieces of content
By Seth Rosenblatt Contributing Writer, 5/14/2020
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COVID-19 IT Layoffs and the Future of Work
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Layoffs hit technology jobs in April, too, as the COVID-19 shock wave whacked employment, and organizations may be accelerating their automation plans to protect workers and cut costs.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/13/2020
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How CIOs Can Harness AI to Fight the Coronavirus
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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Government and healthcare CIOs are on the front lines of deploying technology to fight COVID-19. Here are five places where artificial intelligence can help.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/8/2020
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Schneier on Hacking Society
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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How the hacker mindset and skill set could play a role in improving and securing societal systems, according to renowned security technologist Bruce Schneier.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 4/9/2020
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Businesses Rewrite 2020 Budgets and Plans Amid COVID-19
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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A few new surveys of executives and business leaders provide some insight into shifting plans as industry weathers the coronavirus pandemic.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 4/9/2020
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After Adopting COVID-19 Lures, Sophisticated Groups Target Remote Workers
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
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While coronavirus-themed emails and files have been used as a lure for weeks, attackers now are searching for ways to actively target VPNs and remote workers to take advantage of weaker security.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 4/8/2020
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Supercomputers Recruited to Work on COVID-19 Research
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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A consortium forms to crunch data that might help researchers get a better understanding of the virus faster.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 3/27/2020
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