Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter

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Using Big Data To Make Cities Smarter The city of the future is impeccably documented. Sensors are used to measure air quality, traffic patterns, and crowd movement. Emerging neighborhoods are quickly recognized, public safety threats are found via social networks, and emergencies are dealt with quicklier. Crowdsourcing reduces commuting times, provides people with better transportation

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Protect Yourself! Emerging Threats In Cyber Security

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Protect Yourself! Emerging Threats in Cyber Security Businesses today have to deal with a huge variety of threats from the Internet. Unfortunately, far too many business owners and managers are unaware of the dangers, or simply unsure about what they can do to keep their business safe. Even relatively savvy managers may be falling behind

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It Is Time To Pay All The Costs For Information Leakages

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It Is Time To Pay All The Costs For Information Leakages “It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.” Oscar Wild Year 2014 was marked as the year of Big Data breaches for such world-famous Companies as PF Change’s, eBay, and the University of Maryland. Though nowadays it is possible

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Smartphone Security And The Potential Pitfalls

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Smartphone Security And The Potential Pitfalls Smartphones, with advanced computing ability and connectivity, have dramatically changed the computing landscape. Smartphones run complete operating system software that provides a standardized interface and platform for a large number of applications in the marketplaces such as the Apple App Store, Android Market, and Amazon App Store. Android Market

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Cloud Infographic: Not Everything Is Locked Up Within A Secured Network

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“Hackers are breaking the systems for profits. Before, it was about intellectual curiosity and pursuit of knowledge and thrill, and now hacking is a big business.”  Kevin Mitnick It is a common knowledge that the more science and technology develop, the more they become fraught with both good and evil. In our modern times, billions

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Android Smartphone Security And Instagram App Testing

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Android Smartphone Security And Instagram App Testing Our daily lives become more and more dependent on smartphones due to their high processing power and increased capabilities. Smartphones have features of both a mobile phone and a computer, allowing us to talk, text, tweet, email, browse the Internet, make purchases, manage bank accounts, and take pictures.

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Leveraging Cloud Computing Through Automation

If you can define it, you can have it It’s true. The full potential of automation cannot be fully realized until it is informed and supported by an effective IT service management strategy (ITSM) that encompasses your entire IT environment, as well as business objectives, and corporate policy. Technology and business really can function as

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Cloud Infographic: Top Mobile Malware Trends

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Cloud Infographic: Top Mobile Malware Trends “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” - Arthur C. Clarke In the modern high technology world, we observe mobile malware spreading with such rapid advances. The inforgraphic provided below by NQ.com will help you get the general overview of infection strains and rates with regard to mobile threats.

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Should The Cloud Be To Blame Or The App Invasion? – Part 2: The Reality

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Should The Cloud Be To Blame Or The App Invasion? – Part 2: The Reality In part one of our mini two part series, published yesterday, we looked at some of the fallout from the recent celebrity photograph scandal. We looked at Apple’s response, deducing that they correctly believed that users were more responsible than

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Should The Cloud Be To Blame Or The App Invasion? – Part 1: The Fallout

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Should The Cloud Be To Blame Or The App Invasion? – Part 1: The Fallout Recent days have seen an avalanche of private images belonging to celebrities released on to various internet chat boards. The photos claim to show stars such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Victoria Justice in either nude or other compromising

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Cyber Forensics Research Study: Possible 968 Million Android Users Affected

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Cyber Forensics Research Study: Possible 968 Million Android Users Affected A recent study has been released by the Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group (cFREG) at the University of New Haven, which found that there are serious security and privacy problems in the Android platform. 968 million Android users may be at risk due to

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On A Clear Day: Downtime In Cloud Computing

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On A Clear Day: Downtime In Cloud Computing As most know, and as the recent Azure outage kindly reminded those who don’t, cloud storage isn’t infallible. Power outages happen all the time. Software is prone to catching nasty bugs. Human error can never be ruled out. Service providers openly acknowledge the possibility of failure. Some, like

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Cloud Infographic: Data Protection For The Edge

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Cloud Infographic: Data Protection For The Edge With the ever increasing role of big data in our lives, protecting data must be a top priority for IT leaders, marketers and executives across enterprises, but the research shows that an increasing number of employees are actually failing to do so, exposing their mission-critical data to significant

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vArmour Raises $36 Million To Protect The Data Defined Perimeter

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Menlo Ventures, Columbus Nova Technology Partners and Citi Ventures Contribute Funds to Accelerate Development of Disruptive Technology, Scale to Meet Global Demand MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA–(Source: Marketwired – Aug 20, 2014) – vArmour, a stealth security company designed to protect the new data defined perimeter for enterprises, today announced it has raised $36 million in funding,

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