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Cybersecurity Chiefs Struggle to Hire Amid Talent Shortage
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Cybersecurity Chiefs Struggle to Hire Amid Talent Shortage

The cybersecurity talent gap grew by 26.2% over the past year, with around 3.4 million unfilled jobs worldwide, according to a study from (ISC)2.

Companies, Universities Are Building 'Cyber Talent Hub'
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Companies, Universities Are Building 'Cyber Talent Hub'

Cybersecurity companies, investors, and universities are collaborating to build a platform that aims to bolster the cyber talent pool by connecting students with...

Cyber Chiefs Try New Tricks to Attract Talent
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Cyber Chiefs Try New Tricks to Attract Talent

Cybersecurity and risk executives are using non-traditional means to attract talent, including seeking candidates without degrees or technology backgrounds.

In Facebook's Effort to Fight Fake News, Human Fact-Checkers Struggle to Keep ­p
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In Facebook's Effort to Fight Fake News, Human Fact-Checkers Struggle to Keep ­p

At Facebook Inc. headquarters in Silicon Valley this week, engineers and researchers huddled around computers in a newly configured "war room" to fight misinformation...

The 15 People Who Keep Wikipedia's Editors From Killing Each Other
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The 15 People Who Keep Wikipedia's Editors From Killing Each Other

Wikipedia editors got locked in a dispute several months ago about the biographical summary boxes that sit atop some pages of the online encyclopedia. The tiff...

Next Worry for Facebook: Disenchanted ­sers
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Next Worry for Facebook: Disenchanted ­sers

Facebook Inc.'s handling of user data has upset lawmakers and regulators in multiple countries. But the biggest risk to its business could come from angry users...

In Search of Blockchain's Killer-Apps
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In Search of Blockchain's Killer-Apps

Blockchain has been in the news lately, but beyond knowing that it has something to do with payments and digital currencies, most people don't know what blockchain...

Hacker-For-Hire Market Is Booming, Says New Report
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Hacker-For-Hire Market Is Booming, Says New Report

It's becoming cheaper than ever to buy hacking tools online.

Apple Case Highlights Struggles Cios Face in Balancing Privacy, Law Enforcement Requests
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Apple Case Highlights Struggles Cios Face in Balancing Privacy, Law Enforcement Requests

As technology advances, there's a delicate balance between individual privacy and law enforcement’s requests for information.

Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems
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Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems

One of the most exciting parts of data science is that it can be applied to many domains of knowledge, given our newfound ability to gather valuable data on almost...

It Pays to Be a Privacy Officer
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It Pays to Be a Privacy Officer

Who's your company's CPO? That's chief privacy officer.

Ftc Appoints an Online Privacy Advocate
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Ftc Appoints an Online Privacy Advocate

The Federal Trade Commission has appointed a leading Internet privacy and security expert as its new chief technologist, amid a growing concern for consumer protections...

Connecting Your Car to Your Smartphone Can Make Auto Data Work For You
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Connecting Your Car to Your Smartphone Can Make Auto Data Work For You

If your car could talk, you might be surprised by how much it has to say.

New Email Archive Tool to Sift Literary Legacies
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New Email Archive Tool to Sift Literary Legacies

The leather-bound diaries of a 19th-century high-school principal in southwestern India are helping change how archivists around the world handle email.

Facebook, a Big User of Apple Machines, Writes and Open Sources Its Own Mac Os Security Software
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Facebook, a Big User of Apple Machines, Writes and Open Sources Its Own Mac Os Security Software

When Facebook Inc. engineers needed security software to monitor the thousands of Apple Inc. Mac laptops, they couldn't find what they needed.

Data Breaches Boost Funding For Cybersecurity Startups
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Data Breaches Boost Funding For Cybersecurity Startups

Before Max Krohn, the OkCupid co-founder, played online matchmaker, he had a far-less-romantic interest in cryptography. But he couldn't see a way to make a living...

Moxie Marlinspike: The Coder Who Encrypted Your Texts
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Moxie Marlinspike: The Coder Who Encrypted Your Texts

In the past decade, Moxie Marlinspike has squatted on an abandoned island, toured the U.S. by hopping trains, he says, and earned the enmity of government officials...

Vietnam's Mobile Revolution Catapults Millions Into the Digital Age
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Vietnam's Mobile Revolution Catapults Millions Into the Digital Age

To get an idea of how the mobile Web is catapulting millions of people into the digital age by skipping landline connections, have a look at Vietnam.

U.s. Surveillance Backlash Could Cost Tech Companies More Than $35 Billion By 2016
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U.s. Surveillance Backlash Could Cost Tech Companies More Than $35 Billion By 2016

The U.S. government's widespread data surveillance practices are likely to cost U.S. cloud computing and other technology companies more money than originally expected...

Who Wins in a Data Breach? Cybersecurity Firms–and Their Investors
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Who Wins in a Data Breach? Cybersecurity Firms–and Their Investors

FireEye Inc., a Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity firm, held an analyst day on Wednesday, doing its best (as all companies do) to build its case for the Street...
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