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Dell Sells RSA to Private Equity Firm for $2.1B
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
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Deal with private equity entity Symphony Technology Group revealed one week before the security industry's RSA Conference in San Francisco.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/18/2020
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Amazon Gets Temporary Injunction to Halt $10B JEDI Project
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
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AWS continues its courtroom challenge to a contract awarded to Microsoft to revamp cloud computing infrastructure for the Department of Defense.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 2/14/2020
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Recognize Behavioral Tracking’s Opportunities and Pitfalls
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Understanding the details of customer behavior can increase sales and marketing ROI, but misusing that data can be expensive and unnecessary.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/10/2020
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Fighting the Coronavirus with Analytics and GIS
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus a global emergency. Here's how governments and the general public are using analytics to track the outbreak.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/3/2020
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Average Ransomware Payments More Than Doubled in Q4 2019
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
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Ransomware attackers collected an average of around $84,000 from victim organizations, up from $41,000 in Q3 of 2018, Coveware says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 1/27/2020
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Learning: It's a Give and Take Thing
James M. Connolly, Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing
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InformationWeek is conducting its annual State of Enterprise IT Survey, and we invite you to participate.
By James M. Connolly Editorial Director, InformationWeek and Network Computing, 1/24/2020
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How Credible Are the White House’s AI Regulation Principles?
James Kobielus, Research Director, Futurum
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What is the Trump administration's real goal in suggesting new national regulations governing the use of artificial intelligence?
By James Kobielus Research Director, Futurum, 1/23/2020
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GIS Drives Superhighway to Analytics Future
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
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The Pennsylvania Turnpike may be 80 years old, but its GeoAnalytics program is leveraging geographic information to drive the future.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 1/21/2020
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DHS Warns of Potential Iranian Cyberattacks
Jai Vijayan, Contributing Writer
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Recent US military action in Baghdad could prompt retaliatory attacks against US organizations, it says.
By Jai Vijayan Contributing Writer, 1/7/2020
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Microsoft Shuts Down 50 Domains Used by North Korean Hacking Group
Dark Reading Staff,
News
'Thallium' nation-state threat group used the domains to target mostly US victims.
By Dark Reading Staff , 12/31/2019
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Bias: AI's Achille's Heel
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
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Bias can result in undesirable AI outcomes. A recent DataRobot survey says organizations are most concerned about its impact on trust and their reputations.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 12/31/2019
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Get a White Christmas and Prosperous New Year -- with Data
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
You can find out where you need to go to enjoy a white Christmas, and also access more than 40,000 data sets from the U.S. Department of Commerce.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 12/20/2019
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Privacy Requirements & Penalties Grow, Causing Firms to Struggle
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Between Europe's and California's privacy laws, companies have a complex landscape to navigate in 2020. Even data-mature industries, such as financial services, see problems ahead.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 12/19/2019
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Lessons from the NSA: Know Your Assets
Robert Lemos, Contributing Writer
News
Chris Kubic worked at the National Security Agency for the past 32 years, finishing his tenure as CISO. He talks about lessons learned during his time there and what they mean for the private sector.
By Robert Lemos Contributing Writer, 12/12/2019
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AWS Talks Cloud Strategy, Security, and JEDI
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer
Commentary
A closed-door session with Andy Jassy bares some of Amazon's teeth in its legal fight over the $10B JEDI cloud contract.
By Joao-Pierre S. Ruth Senior Writer, 12/10/2019
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Businesses Aren’t Ready for California’s Data Privacy Act
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
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A year and a half after GDPR, California’s 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
News
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
Commentary
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
News
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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