"Virtual meeting spaces greatly expand the possibilities for online communication—and, at their best, create an environment that…
From ACM NewsSamuel Greengard Commissioned by CACM Staff| October 20, 2020
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Researchers have found that giving smart assistant users the option to adjust settings for privacy or content delivery, or both, does not necessarily increase trust...Penn State News From ACM TechNews | April 29, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic's disruption to elections worldwide has rekindled interest in voting online, but experts warn it would be too vulnerable to breaches and cyberattacks...The Economist From ACM TechNews | April 29, 2020
Finnish data security expert Harri Hursti worries the U.S. voting system is rife with unpatched vulnerabilities that leave it susceptible to election rigging.
The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 27, 2020
White-hat hackers are helping thwart cybercriminals attempting to exploit healthcare organizations' increased reliance on networks during the COVID-19 pandemic....The Hill From ACM TechNews | April 24, 2020
U.K. lawmakers on Tuesday unanimously voted to hold a "virtual Parliament" to maintain the machinery of democracy via the Zoom videoconferencing platform.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | April 22, 2020