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Networking Security, Security

Privacy Shield review: Prepare for the worst

October 19, 2018

Via: CIO

CIOs should hope for the best but prepare for the worst when transferring personal information across the Atlantic. That’s the advice of experts watching the European Commission conduct its second annual review of the Privacy Shield data-sharing agreement. Privacy Shield […]


Federal, Infrastructure, Networking, Policy, Unified Communications

Ajit Pai killed rules that could have helped Florida recover from hurricane

October 19, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

The Federal Communications Commission chairman slammed wireless carriers on Tuesday for failing to quickly restore phone service in Florida after Hurricane Michael, calling the delay “completely unacceptable.” But FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s statement ignored his agency’s deregulatory blitz that left […]


Federal, Policy

Senators Demand Trump Disclose Business Ties to Saudi Arabia

October 18, 2018

Via: Fortune

Just a day after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a group of Senators is demanding answers—not about Khashoggi’s possible death at the hands of […]


Operations Security, Security, Software, Tech

GitHub security alerts now support Java and .NET projects

October 18, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Code hosting service GitHub has updated its platform this week, and among the many developer-centric changes, the company also rolled out three new security features for project owners. The most important of these new security improvements is the expansion of […]


Federal, Policy

Trump Says the Fed Is His Biggest Threat. What’s He So Afraid of?

October 17, 2018

Via: Fortune

It’s not China, it’s not Russia, and it’s not the Democratic Party or pesky journalists. U.S. President Donald Trump says the biggest menace to his administration is the U.S. Federal Reserve. In an interview with Fox Business Network Tuesday, Trump […]


Hardware, Software, Tech

Google Has Yet Again Turned an Antitrust Ruling Into a New Money-Making Opportunity

October 17, 2018

Via: Fortune

Google has announced how it will change its relationships with Android phone manufacturers, in order to comply with the European Union’s big antitrust ruling against it. And, in line with its previous tactics, the changes it’s introducing will give Google […]


Federal, Policy

Federal DMARC compliance spikes up

October 16, 2018

Via: FCW

More than six out of 10 federal domains are fully compliant with website and email security requirements laid out in a Department of Homeland Security directive released last year, while about three out of four are at least publishing reports […]


Federal, Policy

US economic outlook vs the rest of the globe is brighter than it’s been in 12 years

October 16, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

The U.S. is putting more distance between itself and the rest of the world in terms of growth expectations from professional investors. The news keeps getting worse for global economic prospects, with respondents to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch […]


Software, Tech

Adobe XD now lets you prototype voice apps 

October 15, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Adobe XD, the company’s platform for designing and prototyping user interfaces and experiences, is adding support for a different kind of application to its lineup: voice apps. Those could be applications that are purely voice-based — maybe for Alexa or […]


Federal, Policy

More Senate Dems back alternative to Secure Elections Act

October 15, 2018

Via: FCW

For much of the past year, Sen. Ron Wyden’s (D-Ore.) Protecting American Votes and Elections Act has taken a backseat to the Republican-led, bipartisan-crafted Secure Elections Act in the election security debate on Capitol Hill. Boosters for the bipartisan effort […]