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Texas hospital struggles to make IBM's Watson cure cancer

If IBM is looking for a new application for its Watson machine learning tools, it might consider putting health care providers' procurement and systems integration woes ahead of curing cancer.

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Microsoft may owe you $100 if you bought from the Microsoft Store

Microsoft settled a class-action lawsuit for leaking too much information about customers who purchased items from Microsoft Store outlets.

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New financial regulations go into effect in New York

On March 1, new regulations go into effect in New York State, requiring that all regulated financial services institutions have a cybersecurity program in place, appoint a Chief Information Security Officer, and monitor the...

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Reaching the cybersecurity tipping point

Are you creating conditions that lead employees toward their cybersecurity tipping point—to committing to solid security and privacy practices?

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IoT in crime prevention: Balancing justice with privacy

Issues of privacy increase as IoT sensors collect more information about us and criminal investigators seek to use that data as evidence,

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U.S. companies spending millions to satisfy Europe's GDPR

PwC says CIOs are allocating millions of dollars from their budgets to accommodate the Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation, which will require U.S. companies to meet stringent data privacy rules in 2018.

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Who's responsible for data compliance? 25% of executives don't know

A new survey sheds some light on just how little grasp U.S. organizations have on privacy and security regulations.

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CIO confab SIMposium to skip 2017, return in 2018 as SIM Connect Live

The Society for Information Management has announced that is reworking its annual SIMposium conference, which took place last month in Connecticut, and will come back in the spring of 2018 with an event dubbed SIM Connect Live.

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7 cybersecurity best practices that regulated industries deal with

Whether you work for an organization controlled by compliance standards or you are an independent IT firm looking to build your enterprise business, understanding industry regulations is crucial as it pertains to cybersecurity....

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What is the General Data Protection Regulation and why should you care?

Find out how to prepare for new EU legislation on data collection and data protection.

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Visibility, security top concerns for cloud computing adoption

Enterprises considering adopting public clouds are concerned about where their data is located and how it's protected, according to a new survey by IDG.

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What’s behind Amazon, Microsoft and Google’s aggressive cloud expansions

In the first week of October, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform all announced plans to build out new regions for their IaaS cloud operations. The new regions add to an already impressive roster of data...

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5 tools for making sense of system logs

Security and systems administrators discuss the best and worst features of log management products such Splunk, ArcSight and LogRhythm.

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Beyond logging: Using SIEM to combat security, compliance issues

Perimeter security simply isn't enough anymore. We need a holistic view of our IT infrastructures; SIEM provides that.

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Swift CEO reveals three more failed attacks on banking network

Banks stopped three new attempts to abuse the Swift financial transfer network this summer, its CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt said Monday, as he announced Swift's plan to impose tighter security controls on its customers.

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NY regulation aims to raise bank security standards

Next week, New York State will begin a 45-day public comment period on its new financial industry cybersecurity regulation -- and, so far, security experts have a favorable view of the proposal

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Plan now for the EU's privacy regulation revolution, says HPE exec

The cost of complying with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation might seem like something best deferred until it enters force in 2018 -- but working on compliance could boost profit, not reduce it, say some vendors....

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How to protect your mission-critical information

A new report by the Information Security Forum (ISF) outlines the steps you can take to determine your mission-critical information assets &and create customized plans for protecting them.

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