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DOJ, Senate Repulicans, Introduce Bill to Let Americans Sue Big Tech for Undue Censorship

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and some republican lawmakers on Wednesday introduced a bill to empower Americans to sue Big Tech companies who act in bad faith by selectively censoring political speech and hiding content created by their competitors. Sen. Josh...

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Lottery Software In Several States Hacked By Insider

Eddie Tipton, a former security director of the Multi-State Lottery Association, has been convicted of fraud for fixing one jackpot in Des Moines.  Prosecutors...

Seattle Virtual-Reality Startup Bags $6 Million VC Fund

Pixvana, a Seattle-based virtual-reality video technology startup, has recently received $6 million in funding from investors. The startup aims to create web-based tools to improve...

Slack To Invest $80 Million In Third-Party Developers

Slack, a communications application company, just launched an $80-million venture fund to make early-stage investments in startups building tools that integrate with its workplace...

Microsoft Acquires Metanautix, Analytics Insights Startup

Microsoft has acquired Metanautix, a startup company founded by former Google engineer, Theo Vassilakis. Metanautix has created a tool called Quest that enables SQL...

Cox Communications Fined $25 Million For Copyright Infringement

Cox Communications, one of the largest broadband ISPs in the world, recently lost one of the largest infringement lawsuits ever litigated. The Virginia-based access...

California Draft Rules Propose Self-Driving Vehicles Must Have Driver

California regulators published draft proposals on Wednesday aimed at laying down the groundwork for the public’s possible use of self-driving vehicles in the future....

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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...

DOJ, Senate Repulicans, Introduce Bill to Let Americans Sue Big Tech for Undue Censorship

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and some republican lawmakers on Wednesday introduced a bill to empower Americans to sue Big Tech companies who act in...

NEWS

Moonfruit Takes Websites Offline In Expectation of DDoS Attack on Servers

Moonfruit, a UK company which creates and hosts websites and online stores, has preemptively taken down the websites of customers after receiving threats of...

UK Police Arrest Man on Allegation of Hacking Electric Toy Maker VTech

VTech, an electric toy maker, suffered a cyber-attack in November when servers holding customer information were breached by hackers. As a consequence, information belonging...

Twitter Alerts Users To Possible State-Sponsored Cyber Attacks

Twitter has issued an alert to select users alerting them to the possibility that state-sponsored hackers may have tried to obtain sensitive data from...

Only In Tokyo – Good Drones Catch Bad Drones With Net

Seems like everywhere you look these days, you literally trip over a drone. Even though the technology is still evolving, drones are increasingly being...

Silicon Valley Investors Push Artificial-Intelligence Research Center

Select Silicon Valley investors and allied technology companies revealed Friday they are set to establish an artificial-intelligence research center to develop what they referred...

Facebook To Make Hardware Design For Its Artificial Intelligence Server Open Source

Facebook plans to open-source Big Sur, its latest Open Rack-compatible hardware designed for AI computing at a large scale, the company announced in an...

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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...