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Did the Republican nominee for U.S. president just encourage hackers in Russia to break into his opponent’s private email server? Here’s how several experts interpreted his comments.
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Some great tips on how to buy #IOT with #security and #privacy in mind.
Billions of connected devices gaining in popularity don’t adequately address experts’ privacy and security concerns. Here’s a quick checklist to get through before purchasing one.
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What does +Avast get in +AVG Technologies merger? CEO Vince Steckler says: Oomph, scale, stability (Q&A) https://www.the-parallax.com/2016/07/12/avast-avg-buy-oomph-scale-stability-qa/ by +Seth Rosenblatt #security #antivirus 
Vince Steckler, CEO of Parallax sponsor Avast, discusses why his company is planning to buy its biggest competitor for $1.3 billion.
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Security expert Window Snyder’s new role has her defending website and Web content on a grand scale.
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Taking stock of US "#cyberwar" against #ISIS: Very insightful Q&A w/ John D. Cohen, former Deputy Under-Secretary at DHS https://www.the-parallax.com/2016/06/27/taking-stock-cyberstruggle-isis-qa/ by +Charles Cooper
Counterterrorism expert John D. Cohen tells The Parallax that to tackle terrorists’ effective Internet recruitment efforts, we need to first understand the underlying issues.
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For day 2 of our special report on ‪#‎facialrecognition‬, we've got a superb Q&A with biometrics pioneer Joseph Atick by +Charles Cooper. If you read one Q&A about facial recognition today, make it this one! https://www.the-parallax.com/2016/06/22/biometrics-pioneers-plea-safeguards-privacy-education-qa/ ‪#‎privacy‬
Pressing for privacy awareness and abuse prevention, Joseph Atick—like Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb—says there is danger in the technology he helped create.
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Michael Laufer, who holds a Ph.D. in mathematics, wants to change how potentially life-saving drugs are made and distributed around the world.
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Privacy and real-world safety are some things experts say you need to think about when playing #PokemonGo
Are you trading your privacy and physical safety to play the wildly popular new smartphone game? Who else might be at risk? Here’s a rundown of things to beware of before (and after) downloading it.
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Marketing expert Ayaz Lakhani is worried about companies that compromise consumer privacy to boost personalization, a great op-ed. Read it! https://www.the-parallax.com/2016/07/08/hidden-dangers-debate-personalization-privacy/
Data mining is increasingly effective and relevant to brands. But to customers and marketers alike, there are real dangers to consider.
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White and black hats alike are successfully prying their way into Internet-connected devices ranging from cattle tags to tea kettles. We ask two experts about the long-term implications.
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Concluding our special report on #facialrecognition: how to keep your face off the Internet, with tips from +Jonathan Hirshon, the man who's (ostensibly) done it https://www.the-parallax.com/2016/06/23/dodge-facial-recognition-web/ by +Seth Rosenblatt #privacy #security
It’s a quixotic journey at best, PR guru Jonathan Hirshon says. Nevertheless, it’s one he’s successfully navigated for years to “educate people” about privacy, if nothing else. Here’s how.
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Our latest special feature focuses on #facialrecognition. We know what the #FBI is doing with the tech, but what about everybody else? https://the-parallax.com/category/features/facial_recognition

First up, what's the current state of facial recognition, and why's it so hard to get right? https://www.the-parallax.com/2016/06/21/peering-state-facial-recognition/ by +Seth Rosenblatt #security #privacy
The “notoriously inaccurate” tech has spread from government databases to popular apps. And although it’s improving (and spreading) constantly, it’s not ready for prime time, privacy advocates say.
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