Have Data, Will Travel: Why Your Mobile Workforce Can’t Thrive Without Total Visibility

Companies don’t need another spreadsheet of dozens of data points that must be cobbled together; they require tools that can provide data with a purpose, pointing leadership toward actionable insights that can improve productivity and efficiency. Programováno od www.anarchista.xyz Hledejte NEJLEVNĚJI na HEURÉCE www.heureka.cz

Three Pitfalls to Avoid on Your Data Security Journey

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has shifted attention to the security and privacy of customer data. But more importantly, the regulation calls for enterprises to assess existing data security policies, processes and enforcement mechanisms — a practice that in my experience generally gets completed moments before an audit. Data Security Takes the […]

Alex Stamos, Facebook’s Chief Security Officer, Is Reportedly Leaving the Company

Last summer, Facebook’s chief security officer Alex Stamos stood in the middle of a stage in an arena to open the annual hacking conference Black Hat in Las Vegas. Before his entrance, there was loud music and a light show. In the hacking world, no one doubted Stamos deserved it. In the industry he’s considered […]

GeForce Experience At GDC 2018: Call of Duty: WWII, Tekken 7 and Others Add NVIDIA Highlights; Star Wars Battlefront II Adds Ansel; and Highlights Are Now Shareable As GIFs

GeForce Experience At GDC 2018: All The News Plus, NVIDIA Ansel game photography website launched, NVIDIA Ansel Star Wars Battlefront II contest begins, and new features added to GeForce Experience in 3.13.1 update. Programováno od www.anarchista.xyz Hledejte NEJLEVNĚJI na HEURÉCE www.heureka.cz

Trump Signs Executive Order Banning Venezuela’s ‚Petro‘ Cryptocurrency

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday banning American citizens from using the Venezuelan government’s bespoke cryptocurrency, called the Petro. It’s the first time a US president has banned a cryptocurrency. The Petro is Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s attempt to financially boost his country’s struggling economy, and Maduro claimed that digital token sales […]

Security Pros Get an IBM Security Community They Can Call Their Own

When my dad fell ill last year, I was confronted with a bewildering set of new challenges for which I wasn’t prepared. What therapies were available? What kind of support would he need? How could I balance caring for him with my other responsibilities? I found answers to these questions and many other others in […]

These Canadians Are Building the First Commercial Electric Snowmobile

A team of engineers in Montreal is building what they call the world’s first all-electric snowmobile, the TS2—a machine that can go from zero to 60 mph in three seconds and travels 100 kilometers (62 miles) on a single charge. It comes at a time when snowmobile bans and strict regulations in national parks and […]

An Australian Cyborg Was Fined for Using His Hand to Pay for the Train

We’ll never know what, exactly, people a century ago thought 2018 was going to look like. Portable telephones? Sure. The downfall of American democracy? Who knows! It seems safe to assume, however, that they never thought it would involve an Australian man who goes by Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma Meow-Meow, a defenseless transportation card, and a […]

The Last Rites of Quotient Lorenzo-Lochbaum

Longevity and death are no longer mutually exclusive. A new Y Combinator startup won a sizable government grant for their brain-uploading enterprise, guaranteed “100% fatal.” Who would sign up to live forever, if it meant they had to die first? Years of life remaining are the last great commodity, priceless and non-transferable, and if we […]

Four Alleged Associates of Sinaloa Cartel-Linked Encrypted Phone Company Are On the Run

Last week, Motherboard reported that the FBI had arrested the CEO of Phantom Secure, a company allegedly providing custom, security-focused BlackBerry phones to the Sinaloa drug cartel, among other criminal groups. But the feds aren’t only going after Phantom’s owner: on Thursday, the Department of Justice announced an indictment against other apparent Phantom staff too, […]

This City Just Passed the First Bitcoin Mining Ban in the US

On Thursday evening, the city council in Plattsburgh, New York unanimously voted to impose an 18-month moratorium on Bitcoin mining in the city. Mining is the extremely energy-intensive computational process that secures the Bitcoin blockchain and rewards miners with bitcoins. The Bitcoin moratorium was proposed by Plattsburgh Mayor Colin Read earlier this month after local […]

Is Your Security Equipped to Bridge the Digital Transformation Divide?

Companies embrace the digital economy because it allows them to connect with more customers, devices and data than ever before. From a business perspective, this means making decisions quickly based on market opportunity and customer experience, as well as collaboration through the free flow of information. In this new economy, the imperative is to continuously […]

Catalog of Missing Devices: Panfluent

The Catalog of Missing Devices | Electronic Frontier Foundation Skip to main content Email updates on news, actions,and events in your area. There’s a whole catalog of devices that are missing from our world. Things we’d pay money for — things you could earn money with — don’t exist thanks to the chilling effects of […]

A VR Film About Sex Workers Was Pulled from SXSW After Complaints From Its Leading Actor

Michael Jacobs, the director of a new virtual reality movie that premiered at SXSW Thursday, says that his film aims to give sex workers a voice. But according to its main and only character, real-life sex worker and indie porn director named Liara Roux, the movie, which currently doesn’t credit her at all, includes nudity […]

One Percent of Subreddits Are Responsible for Most of the Raids on Reddit

Merely one percent of 36,000 subreddits are to blame for 74 percent of intergroup conflicts on Reddit. This is according to a new study on Reddit “raids”—organized online spats between subreddits—from a group of Stanford University professors and scholars. The authors sought to shed light on a longstanding question in computer science, which asks how […]

Blind Users Celebrate as Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Bill Drops

Today the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Bill was introduced into Congress by Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Bob Corker (R-TN), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Kamala Harris (D-CA), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT). The bill implements the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled, […]

‚#WarGames,‘ the Interactive Reimagining of the Iconic Nuclear Thriller, Is Mostly a Gimmick

WarGames is a classic film about video games and global thermonuclear war. Matthew Broderick stars as a brilliant teenaged hacker who has to convince an artificial intelligence running NORAD that nukes aren’t fun. He learns to use hacking for good and that sometimes the only way to win is not to play. #WarGames is a […]

Hit by the Digital Wave? How Security and Compliance Leaders Can Become Future-Ready

Compliance is no longer the check-in-the-box activity that it was before. With the looming deadline of May 25, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is getting a lot of attention. As technology becomes pervasive, regulators across the globe are making security and compliance regulations stringent — and the cost of noncompliance unbearable. For the first […]

Reddit Has Been Quietly Banning Cryptocurrency Ads Since 2016

On Wednesday, Google—which operates one of the largest ad networks in the world—joined advertising giant Facebook in banning ads for cryptocurrencies. It might seem like these companies are ahead of the curve in setting best practices around marketing an emerging technology, but Reddit beat them to the punch years ago. The site just didn’t make […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Congressional Cryptocurrency Hearing

Cryptocurrencies: Suited-up dudes at the bar won’t stop talking about them and neither will Congress. During a Wednesday morning Financial Services Committee hearing focusing on cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (scam-prone crowdfunding campaigns where investors purchase digital tokens from a startup), lawmakers peppered experts and industry insiders—including Coinbase chief legal and risk officer Mike Lempres—with […]

The ‚Badass Army‘ is Training Revenge Porn Victims to Fight Back

Revenge porn is typically a one-sided fight. Often anonymously, and with relative impunity, offenders are able to upload intimate images of others while dodging prosecution or perhaps any sort of recourse. An activist group called the Badass Army, made up of hundreds of revenge porn victims, is changing that. After one victim decided to offer […]

Stephen Hawking Has Died at 76

Stephen Hawking, one of the most well-known scientists of all time, died early Wednesday morning at his home in Cambridge, England, according to his family. He was 76. Hawking was known for his work in theoretical physics, cosmology, and quantum mechanics as well as for his penchant for making bets with other scientists, predictions about […]

Doctor, Lawyer or Cybercrime Fighter? Inspiring Youth Starts With Cybersecurity Career Awareness

The dreaded childhood question: What do you want to be when you grow up? Chances are you remember being asked this repeatedly throughout your childhood and adolescence. But how many of you actually knew in middle or high school what you wanted to be? Did you want to be a doctor, firefighter, police officer, lawyer […]

The Congressional Black Caucus Is Asking Silicon Valley Why It’s So White

Silicon Valley is being asked to reckon with diversity issues by the Congressional Black Caucus. The political organization sent a letter to technology and telecommunications lobbying groups last month, amid ongoing debates over equality in these industries. “We write today to express our concerns with the diversity recruitment efforts of the member companies within your […]

The International Monetary Fund Has a Dystopian Vision for the Blockchain

The International Monetary Fund is an ideological enemy to Bitcoin and decentralized virtual currencies in general. The Washington, DC-based organization centrally controls a global system of payments and loans, often given to struggling nations on the condition that they impose strict austerity. Now, the IMF wants to use the same technology behind Bitcoin to regulate […]