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How malformed packets caused CenturyLink’s 37-hour, nationwide outage

CenturyLink's nationwide, 37-hour outage in December 2018 disrupted 911 service for millions of Americans and prevented completion of at least 886 calls to 911, a new Federal Communications Commission report said. Back in December, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called the outage on CenturyLink's fiber network
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infosec

Hackers breach 20 Texas government agencies in ransomware cyber attack

State officials say they are responding to a coordinated ransomware attack that has affected at least 20 government agencies throughout Texas. The state's Department of Information Resources is leading the response to the breach, assisted by the Division of Emergency Management, the department said in a
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IOT Infographic – What Is The Internet of Things?

WHAT IS THE INTERNET OF THINGS?

The Internet of Things

“We’re still in the first minutes of the first day of the Internet revolution.”  – Scott Cook

The Internet of Things (IOT) and Smart Systems are based on the notions of Sensors, Connectivity, People and Processes. We are creating a new world to view and measure anything around us through “sensory lenses”. We digitize the results and make them available via networks. Finally, we put all the networked information into bi-directional systems to combine people, data, systems and processes, which leads to more successful decision-making. As a result, we acquire brand new services and smart applications, and lay a path towards diverse applications.

Included is a very indepth infographic and look into the exciting world of The Internet of Things. Infographic discovered via VisualCapitalist.com

What Is Internet of Things?

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Glassdoor’s 10 Highest Paying Tech Jobs Of 2018

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Work In The Cloud Era: Are We Ready For Virtual Teams?

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Getting Ready For Virtual Teams Technological developments are ushering in a new era of work. Cloud computing has changed not only the way we collaborate, ...
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Object Storage for Your Backups

Don’t be held hostage by Ransomware: 7 Prevention Tips

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Cloud Flare

Cloudflare Global Network Expands to 193 Cities

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Cloudflare’s global network currently spans 193 cities across 90+ countries. With over 20 million Internet properties on our network, we increase the security, performance, and reliability of large portions of ...
Breached Data

New Data Breach Has Exposed Millions Of Fingerprint And Facial Recognition Records: Report

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It has been coming for some time, but now the major breach of a biometric database has actually been reported—facial recognition records, fingerprints, log data and personal information has all ...
Capital One Cyber Staff Raised Concerns Before Hack

Capital One Cyber Staff Raised Concerns Before Hack

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Cybersecurity employees reported what they saw as staffing issues and other problems to bank’s internal auditors, human-resources department and other senior executives Before a giant data breach at Capital One ...