400 Million Medical Radiological Images Exposed on the Internet

By CloudBuzz | September 18, 2019

An analysis of medical image storage systems exposed to the public web reveals that almost 600 servers in 52 countries are completely unprotected against unauthorized access. Audited systems were unpatched against thousands of vulnerabilities, more than 500 of them having

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Using an IPPN to fight ad fraud: your questions, answered

By Or Lenchner | September 18, 2019

Using an IPPN to fight ad fraud It’s a well-known fact: the internet is a marketer’s dream, offering brands the chance to engage with consumers on a one-to-one basis, on a huge scale. Ads can be precisely targeted to users

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How IT Operations Can Survive and Thrive in a Multi-cloud World

By Bill Talbot | September 17, 2019

IT Operations Can Thrive in a Multi-cloud World IT operations teams are contending with the reality that growing volumes of workloads are running across multiple cloud services. While multi-cloud environments are growing ubiquitous, many IT operations teams are still trying

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Amazon Expands Chicago Tech Hub and Announces Plans to Create 400 New Tech Jobs

By Amazon News | September 16, 2019

Amazon to double its tech workforce in downtown Chicago Tomorrow, September 17th, Amazon will hold ‘Amazon Career Day’ event in Chicago for job seekers to learn more about the hundreds of open positions across Illinois—candidates can register at amazon.jobs/careerday The company has created more than 11,000 full-time jobs

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The Truth About Privileged Access Security On AWS And Other Public Clouds

By Louis Columbus | September 16, 2019

Privileged Access Security Bottom Line: Amazon’s Identity and Access Management (IAM) centralizes identity roles, policies and Config Rules yet doesn’t go far enough to provide a Zero Trust-based approach to Privileged Access Management (PAM) that enterprises need today. AWS provides a

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Data on almost every Ecuadorean citizen leaked

By BBC Tech | September 16, 2019

Personal data about almost every Ecuadorean citizen has been found exposed online. Names, financial information and civil data about 17 million people, including 6.7 million children, was found by security company vpnMentor. The massive cache of data was found on an

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Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple asked to turn over internal documents

By cloudt | September 14, 2019

The US government’s investigations into big tech widened on Friday as lawmakers announced they were seeking internal documents from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple. Letters went out to the four companies on Friday from the leaders of the House judiciary

Firefox is testing a VPN, and you can try it right now – It’s part of the revitalized Firefox Test Pilot program

By The Verge | September 13, 2019

Last week, Mozilla said its Firefox browser would block third-party trackers for everyone by default and yesterday, Mozilla announced a new product that could give Firefox users even more privacy on the web: the Firefox Private Network, which claims to

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Mass Surveillance, Adversarial AI, in Atlanta?

By John Pientka | September 12, 2019

Mass AI Surveillance Image Source: CVDazzle The woman above is wearing hair and makeup designed to fool today’s facial recognition surveillance technology. Why worry, that’s all in China not the U.S. Uh-oh! Did you know Atlanta has the most CCTV

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EU court says Germany has to notify EU of copyright law targeting Google

By Reuters | September 12, 2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Google won a victory on Thursday after Europe’s top court said Germany has to notify the European Commission of a rule allowing publishers to demand a copyright fee from the U.S. tech giant for using news snippets.

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51 companies tell Congress it’s time to tackle data privacy

By CloudBuzz | September 11, 2019

Amazon, AT&T and Qualcomm are among those involved The corporate world isn’t waiting around for Congress to get started on tougher data privacy laws. A group of 51 CEOs from the Business Roundtable advocacy group, including tech companies like Amazon,

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How Smart Contracts Will Shape The Future of Business?

By Harikrishna Kundariya | September 9, 2019

Smart Contracts Will Shape The Future Every now and then we keep hearing how technology is substantially impacting the digital business world. And now it has become almost impossible to ignore the capabilities of all these significant advancements. You might

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How Each Big Tech Company May Be Targeted by Regulators

By CloudBuzz | September 9, 2019

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google have been the envy of corporate America, admired for their size, influence and remarkable growth. Now that success is attracting a different kind of spotlight. In Washington, Brussels and beyond, regulators and lawmakers are investigating

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DMVs Are Selling Your Data to Private Investigators

By CloudBuzz | September 7, 2019

You gave them your data in exchange for a driver’s license. DMVs are making tens of millions of dollars selling it, documents obtained by Motherboard show. Departments of Motor Vehicles in states around the country are taking drivers’ personal information

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Facebook has launched its new dating service in the US. Sounds safe, right?

By CloudBuzz | September 6, 2019

The company has touted its new privacy and security features but critics are skeptical given Facebook’s track record on user data Facebook announced on Thursday it is rolling out its newest service across the US, a platform for dating. What

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Google is open sourcing a tool for data scientists to help protect private information

By cloudt | September 5, 2019

Google today announced that it is open sourcing its so-called differential privacy library, an internal tool the company uses to securely draw insights from data sets that contain the private and sensitive personal information of its users. Differential privacy is

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YouTube fined $170m in US over children’s privacy violation

By BBC Tech | September 4, 2019

YouTube has been fined a record $170m (£139m) by a US regulator for violating children’s privacy laws. Google, which owns YouTube, agreed to pay the sum in a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The video-streaming site had been

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Nearly Two-Thirds of Enterprises Feel That Their Networks Are Not Fully Ready to Support Their Business

By Accenture | September 4, 2019

Misalignment between IT and business needs cited as among top barriers to limiting the effectiveness of enterprise networks NEW YORK; Sept. 4, 2019 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that while enterprises have embraced advanced digital technologies,

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The Top 2 Challenges of Next-Gen Applications

By Mor Cohen-Tal | September 4, 2019

Challenges of Next-Gen Applications When you think of why customers move to the cloud, there are a few key things that they’re trying to achieve. Agility How do I do more with less. How do I innovate faster? How do

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Behind the Rise of China’s Facial-Recognition Giants

By Wired | September 3, 2019

Megvii, one of four highly valued Chinese facial-recognition startups, has filed for an IPO. Most of its revenue comes from surveillance and security systems. Unfamiliar faces aren’t welcome at Beijing public housing projects. To prevent illegal subletting, many have facial

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