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The Vanguard #31

Phony VPN Services Are Cashing in on America's War on Privacy Don't look now, but online scammers are already hard at work taking advantage of newly signed legislation that allows Internet Service Providers to sell your online privacy, including your web browser...

The Vanguard #30

Post-FCC Privacy Rules, Should You VPN? Many readers are understandably concerned about recent moves by the U.S. Congress that would roll back privacy rules barring ISPs from sharing or selling customer browsing history, among other personal data. Many are concerned...

The Vanguard #29

Companies May Soon Have New Defense Against Cyber-Attacks Companies may soon have new defense against cyber-attacks. The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act is a new bill that is gaining positive bipartisan support and significant interest from business communities,...

Is Your Data of High Quality/Integrity?

Just the other day an interesting article appeared on Data Science Central titled, "5 Insightful Ways Businesses Can Innovate Using Analytics and Data Presentation." While I agree with everything the author, Shay Pal writes, she and hundreds of other big data experts...

The Vanguard #28

The Ethics of Big Data Big Data and the IoT represent some of the most powerful technological advances that mankind has ever seen in its relatively short history. Social and cultural norms dictate that the average citizen of any developed country owns and regularly...

The Vanguard #27

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...

Vista to Acquire D+H for FinTech Merger with Misys

According to the Financial News in London, "Private equity firm Vista Equity Partners has struck a deal to acquire D+H, a Canadian financial technology provider, with an eye to merging it with UK-based Misys to create a financial software company with $2.2 billion in...

The Vanguard #26

Cyber Event – 15 March – Business Implications of State Sponsored Attacks The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said “every American should be alarmed” by foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Companies, regardless of size, face a low-cost,...