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Hackers get around AI with flooding, poisoning and social engineering

Machine learning technologies can help companies spot suspicious user behaviors, malicious software, and fraudulent purchases -- but even as the defensive technologies are getting better, attackers are finding ways to get around them

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Privacy protections for wearable devices are weak, study says

The rapidly expanding wearable device market raises serious privacy concerns, with some device makers collecting massive amounts of personal data and sharing it with other companies, according to a new study.

Putting the privacy into cybersecurity at DHS

In our work at DHS, privacy protections are key trust enablers to many of our services in the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C). These range from the intrusion detection and prevention services (EINSTEIN) provided to...

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AI is coming, and will take some jobs, but no need to worry

There will still be plenty of work to go around so job prospects should remain good, especially for those who keep up with technology, broaden their skill sets, and get a better understanding of their company's business needs.

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It’s hunting season but who’s the prey?

There’s a trend in security operations to work to close the gap between discovering a breach after the damage has been inflicted, and delving deeper into the infrastructure to evaluate the “What/Where/When/How” in an effort to advance...

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Half of US adults are profiled in police facial recognition databases

Photographs of nearly half of all U.S. adults -- 117 million people -- are collected in police facial recognition databases across the country with little regulation over how the networks are searched and used, according to a new...

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Meet Apache Spot, a new open source project for cybersecurity

Hard on the heels of the discovery of the largest known data breach in history, Cloudera and Intel on Wednesday announced that they've donated a new open source project to the Apache Software Foundation with a focus on using big data...

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Changing the customer conversation with predictive data analysis

From integrated big data platforms to location-based mobile apps to real-time package tracking, the ability to explore, segment and predict customer behavior is a rapidly expanding frontier.

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SAP Crystal Reports turns almost any data source into interactive, actionable information that can be accessed offline or online, from applications, portals and mobile devices. Currently discounted, for a limited time.

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When BOTS make legal headlines, who wins?

The individuals who have used bots to scrape user data from LinkedIn may face punishment, if they can be found

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A high-tech shirt made for speed

Worn by racing driver Tony Kanaan, this high-tech shirt from NTT Data and Toray provides his crew realtime measurements of his body during a race.

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How to protect your mission-critical information

A new report by the Information Security Forum (ISF) outlines the steps you can take to determine your mission-critical information assets &and create customized plans for protecting them.

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Hackers prey on human resources using ransomware

By nature of the data they handle, human resources are a prime target for hackers

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Got big data? Check out these 100 best practices for keeping it secure

Big data is best known for its volume, variety and velocity -- collectively referred to as the "3 Vs" -- and all three of those traits make security an elusive goal. Targeting companies grappling with that challenge, the Cloud...

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A new algorithm can hide messages in your favorite dance music

It's long been known that secret messages can be included in music through techniques such as backmasking, but now a Polish researcher has developed an entirely new approach.

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12% off Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphics Calculator - Deal Alert

Building on the hugely popular TI-83 Plus, the best-selling calculator of all time, the TI-84 Plus adds more speed, more memory, an enhanced high-contrast display, and more Apps.

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An inside look at Cogito's newest emotional intelligence software

CIO's own Sarah White goes on location to examine the role of emotional intelligence software in the workplace and it's potential impact to customer service.

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Become Your Office's Data Analytics Hero with These 4 Interactive Courses, discounted 85% for a limited time to just $39.

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