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Experts: US needs a federal CISO

Last week, the Trump administration announced the appointment of a White House cybersecurity coordinator. That's a good first step, security experts say, but the government also needs to have a federal CISO

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Securing the modern day castle: defense in depth

What today's defenders can learn from the defense philosophy of medieval times

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Follow the money! Where VC security investment is occurring

Where is investment happening now in security? Jeff Fagan, the founder of Accomplice, tells us about priorities in VC funding today

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The top-secret X-37B space plane is about to break another record

The U.S. Air Force's top-secret autonomous space plane, the X-37B, is days away from breaking its own longevity record. The aircraft, which looks like a mini Space Shuttle, is on schedule next week to spend its record-setting 675th...

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Goodbye Mama Bear, the cybersecurity community will miss you

Becky Bace, top woman in cybersecurity, has passed away.

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5 reasons why China will rule tech, 2017 edition

In 2010, Computerworld looked at five reasons why China will rule in technology. In 2017, the case for China has grown stronger.

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Is the rocky road to EMV retail adoption getting smoother?

Confusion and resistance to EMV abounded in 2015, but 2017 brings improvements in adoption and an ongoing evolution in the implementation of EMV-capable credit card readers.

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Got cyber insurance? Share your thoughts to lead security change

As we kick off the next leading security change, I want to know what you think

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Cyberwarfare conferences and events calendar for 2017

Cyberwarfare conferences and events

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Microsoft keeps to Bill Gates' roots of cybersecurity

A look at the software giant's startling cybersecurity statistics.

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All aboard the blockchain train

Blockchain gains attention as its uses are tested across payment platforms.

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US Army shows off its 'hoverbike' delivery drone

It's been a year since the U.S. Army began researching the use of a British-built hoverbike as an autonomous delivery drone for battlefields, and it recently showed off its progress.

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Electric Eve is a vision of the autonomous car future

The concept vehicle is designed by Chinese start-up, Nio, and offers a glimpse of the company's dream for the future of autonomous, connected travel.

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Is your family's cybersecurity worth $20 a month?

If you're anything like me you're probably constantly on the prowl for WiFi networks to log into so that you can work, listen to music, browse, shop or read. Without being connected to the cloud via the internet your laptop or iPad...

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Online cybersecurity course targets business professionals

As tech folks adapt to the language of business risk, business professionals learn the language of cyber

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IDG.tv Live @SXSW 2017 presented by the UK's Department for International Trade | Day 3

IDG.tv host Jimmy Conrad is live at the Great Britain House at SXSW 2017. Tonight's guests Jessica Rowley, Managing Director or Techdept, Nick Bax, Creative Director of Human, and the man known only as Wildborys break down how their...

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Mingis on Tech: Videoconferencing arrives, and what's up with 'digital transformation'

Videoconferencing can help firms save money, do more and better integrate their plans. So can digital transformation. But both have to be done right.

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What is Pi Day?

Every year on March 14, math geeks and others celebrate Pi Day. Here are the basics of the beginnings of the celebration and other interesting facts around this new holiday.

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