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The Vanguard #35

The Vanguard #35

New Federal Partnership with Wall Street Horizon D.A.R. Partners, a “One-Stop Shop” for specialized financial, trade, and economic information services to the Federal government, today announced it has partnered with Wall Street Horizon, the corporate events...

The Vanguard #34

The Vanguard #34

Hack'em If You Can — U.S. Air Force launches Bug Bounty Program With the growing number of data breaches and cyber attacks, a significant number of companies and organizations have started Bug Bounty programs for encouraging hackers and bug hunters to find and...

The Vanguard #33

The Vanguard #33

There's now a tool to test for NSA spyware Has your computer been infected with a suspected NSA spying implant? A security researcher has come up with a free tool that can tell. Luke Jennings of security firm Countercept wrote a script in response to last week’s...

The Vanguard #32

The Vanguard #32

People are becoming more cyber savvy The number of people who are concerned about their security and are ready to protect themselves against cyberthreats has increased in the second half of 2016, Kaspersky Lab’s index has revealed. The Kaspersky Cybersecurity Index —...

The Vanguard #31

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...

Data Wheel of Death

Data Wheel of Death

"How You Battle the 'Data Wheel of Death' in Growth" is certainly a catchy title. Brian Balfour presents some straightforward ideas on how to manage data-centered projects. He sums it up with "data is an ongoing, never-ending project, similar to building a product..."...

The Vanguard #30

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

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?

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...