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Former CIA Engineer Charged with Theft and Transmission of Classified Info
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Suspect had reportedly been named in Vault 7 leak to WikiLeaks.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/19/2018
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The Right Fit: Choosing an AI Strategy
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Dun & Bradstreet is transforming its own internal AI and analytics operations, even as it helps customers with their analytics and machine learning transformations.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/19/2018
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Self-taught Kaggle Champ: Engineering to Data Science to AI
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
You don't need a degree in data science to become a top professional in the field. Here's how one Kaggle data science champion taught himself. Now Gilberto Titericz is moving from Airbnb to AI startup Ople.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 6/15/2018
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Global IaaS Providers; Where Does Alibaba Cloud Fit?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
While Alibaba is on the radar as a global Infrastructure-as-a-Service player, several factors can make US companies wonder if the Chinese firm is a match for them.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 6/13/2018
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Are Biometrics Good or Bad for Digital Security?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Good arguments can be made for use of biometrics in security, but the technology does have is flaws.
By Larry Alton, business consultant , 6/8/2018
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Researcher Successfully Hacked In-Flight Airplanes - From the Ground
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
IOActive researcher will demonstrate at Black Hat USA how satellite equipment can be 'weaponized.'
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 6/5/2018
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Top 11 MBA Programs for IT Leaders
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
These leading university masters programs could help you take your IT career to the next level.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 6/5/2018
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The Regulation Cycle: Putting GDPR in Context
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Just as regulations were needed for the auto industry to mature, regulations like GDPR help data-driven marketing to grow up.
By Bonnie Crater, CEO, Full Circle Insights , 6/4/2018
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How to Be the Global IT Executive
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
IT managers who can adapt their personal styles to the needs of local cultures and employees are best positioned to succeed in the global arena.
By Mary Shacklett, founder and owner of Transworld Data , 5/31/2018
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IBM Bets On Private Cloud Data Platform
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Assembling the pieces to create a modern platform for data management, data governance, and data science can be complex. IBM says it's done the heavy lifting with a private, on-premises cloud platform to do the work.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/31/2018
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Data Science on a Budget: Audubon's Advanced Analytics
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Over 100 years of crowdsourced data and machine learning help Audubon predict climate change's effect on where birds will live in the future. Here's how a tiny team of data scientists makes a big impact.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/30/2018
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GDPR Oddsmakers: Who, Where, When Will Enforcement Hit First?
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
The GDPR grace period ends today. Experts take their best guesses on when data protection authorities will strike - and what kind of organizations will be first to feel the sting of the EU privacy law.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/25/2018
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GDPR and the End of the World
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
Let's put the GDPR compliance deadline in perspective. It should change the way we look at privacy and data.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/25/2018
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Big Data Platforms Evolve for Analytics, Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
Machine learning and advanced analytics are now the centerpiece for companies that got their start as Hadoop distributors.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/24/2018
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Destructive 'VPNFilter' Attack Network Uncovered
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
More than 500K home/SOHO routers and storage devices worldwide commandeered in potential nation-state attack weapon - with Ukraine in initial bullseye.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/23/2018
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Debiasing Our Statistical Algorithms Down to Their Roots
James Kobielus, Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon
Commentary
Eliminating bias in the data and algorithms that drive artificial intelligence and machine learning initiatives requires constant vigilance on the part of not only data scientists but up and down the corporate ranks.
By James Kobielus Lead Analyst, SiliconANGLE Wikibon, 5/23/2018
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How Blockchain Can Save a Childís Identity
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
One in six people around the globe lack a legal identity, making it almost impossible for them to get real jobs, to vote, and to own property. Blockchain promises to give them proof of identity.
By Dan Puterbaugh, Director of Strategic Development, Adobe. , 5/22/2018
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Donít Get Side-Tracked by Flashy Metrics, Success is in the People
Emily Johnson, Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek
Satire
Defining KPIs can be a whole different ballpark when youíre in public sector IT. But even if youíre not, the takeaway from these stories can easily be applied to the private sector: Focus on the impact, the people -- the customers -- and success will follow.
By Emily Johnson Digital Content Editor, InformationWeek, 5/22/2018
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When Nations Vie for AI Supremacy
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Countries, as well as companies, are vying for supremacy in the artificial intelligence market.
By Barb Darrow, Senior Director, Communications, Oracle , 5/18/2018
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5 Traits Organizations Need to Get Value from Machine Learning
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
A new report identifies the traits of organizations that are getting value -- higher revenues and profits -- due to their machine learning initiatives. Does your enterprise have what it takes?
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 5/18/2018
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