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Ticketmaster free tickets website off to rough start

Those outrageous Ticketmaster fees you've perhaps been paying for years have indeed been found to be outrageous, and now the company has been forced to dole out $400M in vouchers that can be used to pay for new tickets.

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Why Google will not announce a VR headset at Google I/O 2016

Google might sell a partner’s VR headset, such as the HTC Vive, but predictions that it will build one are misguided.

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Top 5 observations from EMC World 2016

This year’s EMC user conference—the last before Dell becomes owner—marked a change of the guard and highlighted things to come.

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On Star Wars Day, Japan’s ANA gives new flight to franchise's iconic theme song

Star Wars Day – May 4th – brings out the creative sides of those who love the cinematic series and marketers who recognize a viral opportunity when they see one.

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Network World turns 30 today (please, no gifts)

The very first issue of Network World – 48 pages of glorious magazine print – was published on March 24, 1986.

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Security, encryption experts: Congress is the answer to Apple v. FBI

Experts at RSA Conference say the law being used by the FBI is a stretch, one specifically addressing encryption is needed.

New Juniper Security CTO promises open framework for software defined network security

Kevin Walker says his experience with is helpful.

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Setting the scene from RSAC 2016

Among the waves of noise, mutterings of threats, analysis, BYOD demands, the Great Fear of IoT, and the hyper-ptui of sales blather, I saw something at RSA. Call it a security crocus, that first brave flower of people paying attention....

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Microsoft's top lawyer defends encryption and Apple

Argues people can't be kept safe in the real world if they aren't safe online.

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Hacking back will only get you in more trouble

Economic espionage is a serious problem with no demonstrably effective responses so far. But a panel of experts at the RSA conference agreed that hacking back is the worst of available options.

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VMware CEO Gelsinger talks exec changes, Dell deal and his big security focus

At the RSA Conference, VMware demonstrates the security features of its NSX network virtualization product.

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US defense secretary talks offensive cyber-weapons and bug-bounty

Secretary of Defense Carter came prepared to have a substantive conversation with attendees of the RSA Congress led by Kleiner Perkins partner Ted Schlein.

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RSA: Verizon details data breaches from pirates to pwned water district

Verizon’s new Data Breach Digest tells stories about most common methods attackers used and how they were caught.

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The IoT liability jumble

The endless complexity of the Internet of Things extends to legislative and regulatory efforts to manage its security. A legal panel at the RSA conference said effective standards and management of legal liability issues are likely...

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RSA: Geolocation shows just how dead privacy is

Attorney David Adler spells out how the collection of geolocation data makes invasion of personal privacy easy and incredibly detailed.

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Microsoft defends PCs, post network penetration

Because sometimes bad things happen, Microsoft is bringing the security fight inside.

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Attorney general and NSA director pitch cyber-security industry for cooperation

U.S. Cyber Command chief and NSA director Admiral Michael Rogers and United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch both took the stage at the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco yesterday to appeal for cooperation with the...


NSA seeks to combine offense and defense in its spy efforts

NSA chief Michael Rogers argues against a presidential commission's proposal to restrict the NSA to foreign intelligence, and asks the tech industry for help

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World’s top cryptographers on encryption backdoors: No way

Backdoors to break into encrypted communications are a bad idea from a confidentiality point of view, but Congress needs to act to decide how to balance that with the needs of law enforcement to catch terrorists and major criminals,...

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RSA president slams crypto backdoors as useful only against petty criminals

The message the security industry needs to bring to government is clear: do not put backdoors into encryption, according to the opening keynote of the RSA Conference 2016.

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