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  • Why Not Work With a Bot? 16 Aug 2018 02:23 ITP.net Technology surrounds us and shapes us in many ways - in our relationships, businesses and communities, and in how we communicate, collaborate and work. Its impact is only intensified by the emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) and smart machines. …
  • Cyberattack Successfully Targets a Democratic Opponent of 'Putin's Favorite Congressman': Report 16 Aug 2018 02:14 Alter Net Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore A new report from Rolling Stone reveals that Dr. Hans Kierstead, a former candidate in the race for California's 48th Congressional District, was targeted repeatedly by cyberattacks — in a district that is home to the most …
  • Columbus State University to Offer First Ever Nexus Degree in Film Production 16 Aug 2018 01:21 Newswise   Newswise — Columbus State University was recently approved by the Board of Regents to offer the first ever nexus degree in film production. With courses to be offered as early as spring 2019, the 60-credit-hour degree emphasizes hands-on learning to …
  • Georgia Cyber Center opens new doors for Augusta mom pursuing cybersecurity degree 16 Aug 2018 00:13 WTOC RICHMOND COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - Augusta is becoming a major hub for cybersecurity in the United States. Wednesday, hundreds of Augusta University students filled the classrooms of the state-of-the-art Georgia Cyber Center for the first time. FOX 54's …
  • Asean prosecutorial professionals discuss issues of cybercrime 15 Aug 2018 23:58 Nation The two-day meeting, officially launched Tuesday by Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Dato Seri Setia Haji Awang Abdul Mokti bin Haji Mohd Daud, saw delegates holding discussions focussing on the sharing of best practices to address the …
  • HiNZ speaker to detail Scotland’s approach to digital health 15 Aug 2018 23:54 Scoop Thursday, 16 August 2018, 11:18 am Press Release: HINZ HiNZ speaker to detail Scotland’s approach to digital health and care Date: 13 August 2018 Scotland plans to spend more of its health IT funding centrally as part of the implementation of its new …
  • Intel Reveals New Spectre-Like Vulnerability 15 Aug 2018 22:54 Information Week A new side-channel speculative execution vulnerability takes aim at a different part of the CPU architecture than similar vulnerabilities that came before it. There's a new speculative execution side-channel vulnerability akin to Spectre and Meltdown, …
  • Democrat who challenged GOP congressman said he was hacked 15 Aug 2018 22:54 KITV Honolulu's Channel 4 By Mark Morales CNN (CNN) -- A former US House candidate in California told CNN on Wednesday that his campaign to unseat Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher was hacked, the latest example of alleged cyberattacks interfering with US elections. Dr. Hans …
  • Tufin moves into new Fairlawn site, expects to add staff 15 Aug 2018 22:18 Crain's Cleveland Business Cybersecurity firm Tufin quietly has had a presence in Summit County for nine years, but now it's ready to make a little more noise. The Israeli company, with U.S. headquarters in Boston, on Monday, Aug. 13, celebrated the opening of its new offices …
  • University of Akron to cut almost 20% of degrees, degree tracks 15 Aug 2018 22:17 Crain's Cleveland Business The University of Akron is cutting almost 20% of its degrees and degree tracks. The board of trustees unanimously approved the changes that grew out of the university's recent academic program review at its meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 15. About 965 …
  • Opinion: Now is definitely not the time to revoke clearances 15 Aug 2018 21:34 Digital Burg While the President may have the right to undertake such a review and, in the end, to deny continued access to classified information, the question remains -- at what cost to national security? There are thousands of public servants who might not be …
  • Updated: Charlottesville Nonprofit Receives Grant from GO Virginia 15 Aug 2018 21:15 WVIR CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - A Charlottesville nonprofit has received a grant totaling more than $80,000 to help the biotechnology industry. CvilleBioHub says the grant from GO Virginia will fund data collection and provide tools to bring companies …
  • As Hein and Auerbach trade charges, Ulster County lawmakers eye cybersecurity firm to investigate 15 Aug 2018 20:44 Daily Freeman KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Ulster County lawmakers may hire a cybersecurity firm to look into allegations that two, top elected officials gained unauthorized access to the other’s computer files. Members of the Legislature’s Ways and Means Committee on …
  • Exabeam Scores $50 Million Series D 15 Aug 2018 20:34 Silicon Valley Daily SAN MATEO – Exabeam, a security information and event management company, says it has closed $50 million in Series D funding. The round, backed entirely by existing investors, was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and supported by Aspect Ventures, Cisco …
  • Plug and Play Selects 117 Startups for Fall 15 Aug 2018 20:34 Silicon Valley Daily Plug and Play’s Fall Summit in October 2018 will give startups the chance to pitch on stage to a room full of corporations and investors. (PRNewsfoto) SUNNYVALE — Silicon Valley-based venture accelerator Plug and Play announced that 117 startups have been …

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