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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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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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Big Data and elections: The candidates know you – better than you know them

Security experts have been saying that ‘privacy is dead’ for a long time. The collection of voter data by modern political campaigns is another stark example.

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Security tips for the healthcare sector

More advice for the healthcare industry from security experts.

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Study reveals security gap in big data projects

An IDG Enterprise study of big-data initiatives finds that the extremely valuable output of those projects often lacks additional security. Download the free report.

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NASCAR is digitizing race day

NASCAR is bringing modern technology to race day, using a new system to tie together data on each race so officials can make decisions fast. We got to see it in action at the Sonoma Raceway in California.

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Why the UK's vote to leave the EU will have little effect on its data protection rules

U.K. businesses hoping for more relaxed data protection rules in the wake of the referendum vote will have to wait -- perhaps for a very long while.

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Tech jobs report: Security, devops, and big data stay hot

Foote's latest data suggests security and devops will remain in high demand for some time -- but cloud pay is starting to slip

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How big data is changing the game for backup and recovery

It's a well-known fact in the IT world: Change one part of the software stack, and there's a good chance you'll have to change another. For a shining example, look no further than big data.

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How to make security analytics work for your organization

Find out how to best configure security analytics so they drive meaningful and actionable insights for your organization.

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LATAS is the air traffic controller for drones

The system combines satellite and air traffic data to ensure that a drone is flying in the clear.

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Are you too sexy to be a data scientist?

Named the 'sexiest' job of 2016, data scientists are in high demand

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Surescripts opts for easier, faster UBA deployment

User behavior analytics platforms can require expert consultants and take a long time to deploy, but health information company Surescripts opted for a quicker, plug-and-play solution that focused on their particular use case.

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