How AI Is Transforming the Workplace

Move over, managers, there’s a new boss in the office: artificial intelligence. The same technology that enables a navigation app to find the most efficient route to your destination or lets an online store recommend products based on past purchases is on the verge of transforming the office the office—promising to remake …
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Experts Warn on Rise of Hacker Ransoms

Ransomware, which makes devices unusable until their owners pay to unlock them, has become increasingly prevalent in the past year, they say. Devices holding photos, emails and fitness information could be targeted. The risk to business is “significant and growing”, the National Crime Agency and National Cyber Security Centre say …
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Bittercoin:  True Blockchain Believers vs. the Trough of Disillusionment

The last 12 months have been a horrible year in cryptocurrency. The Bitcoin community is still fighting its years-old esoteric-to-an-outsider civil war, and is still nowhere near consensus; Ethereum’s public image has not recovered from the DAO fiasco; the much-hyped R3 consortium has abandoned blockchain technology; and the SEC rejected the touted Bitcoin ETF …
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Big Data Unites the Study of Stars with Cancer Research

The study of the stars and the fight against cancer may seem to have little in common but the two have been brought together by the algorithms that read big data. Every day we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data – 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the past two years alone. This amount of data has in turn driven a revolution in ever smarter computers …
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Challenges and Implications of Cybersecurity Legislation

Technology has had an impact on nearly every aspect of society, and will continue to do so in the coming years. Many of today’s activities are increasingly dependent on information systems, electronic devices, and data networks. At the same time, we are seeing new threats and vulnerabilities emerge, and as a result, security risks are increasing in number, frequency …
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Quote of the Week

“To competently perform rectifying security service, two critical incident response elements are necessary: information and organization”
~ Honorable Robert E. Davis (former Chief Justice Kansas Supreme Court)