IBM Launches Free Platform Focused on Workplace Learning and Digital Skills

IBM announced on Tuesday the launch of Open P-TECH, a free digital education platform focused on workplace learning and digital skills. The platform equips 14-20-year old learners and educators with foundational technology competencies, according to the company. Training will focus...

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FCC Declines To Legally Enforce Do Not Track Requests

The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a new ruling on Friday which states that websites will not be forced to honor “Do...

ProtonMail Encrypted Email Service Suffers ‘Extremely Powerful DDoS Attack’

ProtonMail, a secure email service provider, has been under siege of a sustained enterprise-level  DDos attack that has left the service unavailable since Tuesday....

Trilliant Expands Smart Grid Application Business By Purchasing Ingenu’s Stake

Ingenu, a company that delivers connectivity exclusively to machines, and Trilliant, a provider of smart communications platforms for utilities and cities, announced Nov. 2...

New British Surveillance Plans Mandate ISPs To Store Internet Activities For a Year

New British surveillance law plans makes it mandatory for service providers to store data related to the internet activity of everyone in Britain. The draft...

Firefox Releases Tracking Protection For More Private Browsing

Mozilla released a new feature in Firefox Private Browsing they called Tracking Protection, to give users more choice and control over their web experience. Tracking...

US Regulators Slam Takata, Makers of Exploding Airbags, With Largest Civil Penalty By NHTSA

The Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) imposed a fine of up to $200 million, the largest civil penalty in NHTSA’s...

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US Grants Huawei Another 90-Day Extension to Purchase From American Suppliers

The Trump administration has extended a deadline for U.S. businesses to cut ties with Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei, according to a statement by Department...

Management and Control of Data a Key Inhibitor to Federal Cloud Adoption – NetApp

Tight budgets and the need for greater flexibility and agility in government IT has led to a rise in cloud adoption. Even so, the...

Exclusive: The Consensus is That FedRAMP is Broken and Confidence Lost – Avnet

Government cloud adoption is definitely showing an upward trend as federal, state and local agencies hampered by limited resources and bogged down by regulations...

IoT is a Very Scary Environment: We Have Only Seen The Tip of The Iceberg – Cyber adAPT

Defense in depth is the best solution with regards to cybersecurity, many security experts agree. With the upward trend in BYOD, many enterprises are...

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Exclusive: Cyber Is Battlefield Of Choice When Countries Disagree – FireEye Chief Security Strategist

NATO recently officially declared cyberspace a domain of warfare as the battle between nations shift to the so-called fifth domain. Lance Dubsky, Chief Security...

Exclusive: The Consensus is That FedRAMP is Broken and Confidence Lost – Avnet

Government cloud adoption is definitely showing an upward trend as federal, state and local agencies hampered by limited resources and bogged down by regulations...

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We Are at The Edge of Realizing the Potentials of Bug Bounties and Crowdsourced Security – Hackerone

More organizations are taking advantage of bug bounty programs to strengthen their security postures. It simply makes sense – crowdsource the best cyber talent at scale to find those security gaps before the bad actors find them, and exploit...

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Virtru is Like a Spell Check for Security: We Take Privacy Very Seriously – Virtru CEO

John Ackerly is the cofounder, CEO of Virtru Corporation. He spent the earlier part of his career working as the lead policy adviser on technology issues at the White House, and Policy Director at the Department of Commerce. Ackerly...

Lawmaker Urges Justice Department to Prevent Drones from Interfering with Firefighting

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Friday wrote to the Department of Justice to exercise its legal authority to prevent drones from interfering with firefighting...

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Porche Joins Volkswagen in Emission Cheating Scandal

The United Sates Environmental Agency (EPA) has issued a notice of violation NOV to Volkswagen AG, Audi AG, Porsche AG, Volkswagen Group of America,...

Drone War Heats Up As Google Also Plans Drone Delivery Service By 2017

In a bid to get in on the growing drone delivery business model, Google unveiled plans to join this market segment by 2017. This...

Amazon Offers Early Black Friday Deals

Seeking to get ahead of competitors in the fiercely crowded Black Friday deal offer market, Amazon has launched an early Black Friday deals store....

Man Sues Ashley Madison For $5 Million For Deceiving Him With ‘An Army of Fembots’

In today’s edition of odd news, David Poyet, an ex-user of online cheating site Ashley Madison, has sued Avid Life Media and Avid Life...

Chinese UAV Company Tout’s “World’s Most Powerful” Drone Computer

DJI, a China-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer has released what it calls the “most powerful computer designed for drones.” The Manifold is an...

Vodafone Hacked, Almost 2000 Customers Affected

In the second attack on a British telecommunications firm this week, Vodafone, a mobile phone provider, says 1,827 customer accounts were accessed in a...

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US Grants Huawei Another 90-Day Extension to Purchase From American Suppliers

The Trump administration has extended a deadline for U.S. businesses to cut ties with Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei, according to a statement by Department...

Management and Control of Data a Key Inhibitor to Federal Cloud Adoption – NetApp

Tight budgets and the need for greater flexibility and agility in government IT has led to a rise in cloud adoption. Even so, the...

Exclusive: The Consensus is That FedRAMP is Broken and Confidence Lost – Avnet

Government cloud adoption is definitely showing an upward trend as federal, state and local agencies hampered by limited resources and bogged down by regulations...

IoT is a Very Scary Environment: We Have Only Seen The Tip of The Iceberg – Cyber adAPT

Defense in depth is the best solution with regards to cybersecurity, many security experts agree. With the upward trend in BYOD, many enterprises are...

Interview: Consumer IoT Security Best Practices With Cisco Talos

It is common knowledge that the internet of things is shockingly insecure. The possibility of hackers leveraging the connectedness of your washing machine to...

If You Could Give Less Than an F Grade, OPM’s Management Deserves a G Grade Over the Breach – Ntrepid CEO

  Ntrepid's Richard Helms explains the reason why browser protection, not identity protection, is the best solution for handling the aftermath of the OPM breach. OPM...