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To fight propaganda, YouTube will now label state-funded news broadcasts in the U.S.

February 2, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

YouTube today said it’s launching a change to its service that will offer viewers more transparency around where news broadcasters get their funding. According to a company announcement, YouTube will now add notices below videos that are uploaded by broadcasters […]


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These five programming languages have flaws that expose apps to attack

December 11, 2017

Via: ZDnet

Even software that has been built with secure development procedures may still be vulnerable to attack, due to flaws in the interpreted programming languages they depend on. IOActive researcher Fernando Arnaboldi revealed at last week’s Black Hat Europe conference that […]


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Hill hackathon tackles transparency, efficiency

December 4, 2017

Via: FCW

The Congressional Hackathon included pitches from tech groups to improve citizens’ access to government, including the House Office of the Clerk’s plans to begin posting the redlining and markup history of legislation by Jan. 1. At the third Congressional Hackathon […]


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Enrollment for threat sharing program continues to lag

November 2, 2017

Via: FCW

The federal government has big plans for a public-private cybersecurity information exchange, if only it can get buy-in from the private sector. Acting federal Chief Information Security Officer Grant Schneider told attendees at a Nov. 1 information sharing conference in […]


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DOJ sees a path to legal hacking

October 20, 2017

Via: FCW

A senior Department of Justice official said a framework to clarify how private companies can conduct information security research without running afoul of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act is gaining traction, but that the government is content for now […]


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8 Key Announcements At Microsoft Ignite 2017

September 25, 2017

Via: CRN

The 2017 edition of Ignite, Microsoft’s conference for IT professionals and developers, kicks off Monday in Orlando. And the Redmond, Wash.-based company has plenty to talk about, with a host of product announcements set for an unveilingthis week. They include […]


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Mnuchin: Commercial sector should solve digital ID

September 15, 2017

Via: FCW

Even though the federal government is a big user of secure identity technology and a major target for online fraud, it shouldn’t develop solutions to protect an increasingly complex worldwide financial ecosystem, said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. He wants government […]


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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich will discuss the future of artificial intelligence and more at Disrupt SF

August 15, 2017

Via: Tech Crunch

From smart assistants like Alexa and Siri to the latest bleeding edge advancements in robotics, there’s no buzzier buzzwords in the tech world than artificial intelligence. The topic of AI has been a primary focus for Intel’s Brian Krzanich, as […]


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Facebook CSO Calls For A Security Industry Attitude Adjustment

July 27, 2017

Via: CRN

If the security industry wants to succeed in the long run, it needs to undergo a cultural shift, Facebook’s Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos said in a keynote at Black Hat 2017 in Las Vegas on Wednesday. Stamos, who is […]


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White House pushes TBM for IT savings and smarter spending

July 21, 2017

Via: FCW

Chris Liddell, the president’s director of strategic initiatives, thinks the federal government may be spending as much as $200 billion on IT each year — far more than is generally acknowledged. Better data and metrics, he argued at a July […]