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The FBI’s War On Encryption – Now What?

The FBI’s War On Encryption – Now What?

As of last night, Apple’s San Bernardino troubles are officially over. Yesterday, the FBI announced that it no longer needs Apple’s help in breaking into an iPhone linked to last year’s attacks, thanks to a new method for unlocking the phone submitted by an anonymous outside source. For the first time in weeks, Apple’s lawyers can breathe easy. But San Bernardino was just one battle in a much larger fight. The FBI’s Going Dark Initiative has…

How Big Data Can Discover The Next Pop Star

How Big Data Can Discover The Next Pop Star

Big Data & the Music Industry Have you heard about this new TV show called “Vinyl”? It has been created by Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese, and it depicts how the music industry was back in the 70s. It shows how talent hunters would go in dingy bars to scout new bands, and how they heavily relied on their gut when it came to signing new talent. But all that has changed now. Record labels…

Infographic: The Evolving Internet of Things

Infographic: The Evolving Internet of Things

Evolving Internet of Things  The Internet of Things, or IoT, a term devised in 1999 by British entrepreneur Kevin Ashton, represents the connection of physical devices, systems and services via the internet, and Gartner and Lucas Blake’s new infographic (below) explores the evolution of the IoT industry, investigating its potential impact across just about every aspect of our lives in the coming years. Says W. Roy Schulte, vice president and analyst at Gartner, “Uses of…

CloudLock Unveils Method For Isolating True Security Threats

CloudLock Unveils Method For Isolating True Security Threats

CloudLock New Method Q1-16 Cybersecurity Report: The CloudLock CyberLab’s “Cloud Threat Funnel” Methodology Reveals Distinct User Behavior Patterns, Helping Businesses Lock Into Only the Real Threats WALTHAM, MA–(Marketwired – Mar 28, 2016) – When is a security alert not a real security alert? With hacks and breaches a daily reality for businesses, security teams deal with a barrage of suspicious and anomalous user behaviors and have little time to isolate and focus on the true…

Why Online Marketers Should Be Concerned About Privacy In The Cloud

Why Online Marketers Should Be Concerned About Privacy In The Cloud

Privacy In The Cloud If you’re an average consumer, your concerns about the Internet Cloud systems should justifiably stem from the threat of the Unknown: is your data private? Is it secure? Do you own it, or does the cloud service provider? Being a marketer, however, means that your concerns will extend far beyond just these commonplace worries. Why? It’s because, as the old adage goes, with great power comes great responsibility. Let’s take on the…

What Technology Can Displace The Password?

What Technology Can Displace The Password?

The Future Password Many people shout that the password is dead or should be killed dead. The password could be killed, however, only when there is an alternative to the password. Let us think about what technology can displace the password. Some people might say that multi-factor authentications or ID federations will do it. It is not easy, however, to conceive that the password can be displaced by multi-factor schemes for which one of the factors is a password…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Easter Egg Backup

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Easter Egg Backup

By Rick Menard Please feel free to share our comics via social media networks such as Twitter with a clear attribution (Twitter example: via @cloudtweaks) to the original comic source. If you are a company brand looking to utilize our comics to generate leads to a specific landing page, newsletter, presentation or social media campaign, you can contact us regarding commercial licensing rates. Enjoy!

The Internet of Things And The Knowledge Revolution

The Internet of Things And The Knowledge Revolution

The Knowledge Revolution Think about a few things in your life right now. It really doesn’t matter what they are, as long as you interact with them daily. They could be your phone, your shoes, your watch, your car, your refrigerator, your garage door opener…you get the idea. What do all of these things have in common (besides you, of course)? Well, at the moment, they may not have much of anything in common, but…