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Enforcement of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to start in about 18 months, giving regulators the ability to levy massive fines. Getting ready may require a data protection officer
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Enterprises are increasingly bringing together security professionals with operations teams and developers.
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Interestingly, the recommendations appear to be missing the crown jewels of integrating dev, ops, and sec: the ability to continuously repave even crucial systems and rotate internal keys. An environment of constantly rolling VMs, always popping back up with the latest, secured base image, with credentials lasting only hours is ultra hostile to attackers.
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Five winners of the 2016 CIO.com and Drexel University Analytics 50 awards share details of their projects, lessons learned and advice.
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Big data and advanced analytics continued to make inroads in the enterprise in 2016 as organizations learned how to interrogate data to better understand their customers and drive efficiencies.
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If you're in Portland, Oregon this weekend, come out and watch the best roller derby in the world! If you're not, the whole tournament will be streamed on www.wftda.tv. The final day, including the world championship game at 6 pm PT on Sunday, will be shown live on ESPN3.
Everything you need to know about the 2016 International WFTDA Championships in Portland.
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I work Monday from 7:30 Am to 6:30 pm. As I'm on my feet all day, I'm usually too tired to want to do anything after. I tried going to a show once after work, and kept falling asleep during it :(
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Aiming to secure the food supply chain and improve traceability, IBM is working with Walmart and Tsinghua University to use blockchain to enhance food safety in China.
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Heads-up no-limit Texas hold'em may be the final frontier in the battle of man vs. machine. Artificial intelligence developed by a Carnegie Mellon University professor and a Ph.D student is taking on four of the top pros in the world to show that AI can master games of imperfect information.
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Wherein I postulate Skynet rising from poker bots playing each other, rather than the military industrial complex.
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Hi friends. This has been a long time coming. Check out my new Torchbearer supplement.
A world of perilous adventure for the Torchbearer RPG
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+Thor Olavsrud Brilliant, thanks Thor!
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As digital transformation overtook the enterprise in 2016, security professionals have struggled to keep up with a shifting technology and cultural landscape while keeping one eye ahead on the threat horizon.
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As mobile competition heats up, Nokia is betting that advanced data analytics and machine learning will help wireless carriers optimize their customer service.
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or their bottom line lol ;)
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Local, state and federal government officials agree that smart cities initiatives, enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT), will deliver cost and operational efficiencies.
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Aiming to secure the food supply chain and improve traceability, IBM is working with Walmart and Tsinghua University to use blockchain to enhance food safety in China.
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I cover IT Security, Big Data, Open Source, Microsoft Tools and Servers for CIO.com.
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    Senior Writer, 2012 - present
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