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The Human Point Of Cyber Security

Who knows your employees better: Google, Facebook, the NSA, or you?<p>That’s the view of Matthew Moynahan, CEO of Forcepoint, who spoke to me recently about the company’s human-centric approach to security, which they’ve code-named The Human Point.<p>Twee marketing buzzphrases aside, Moynahan’s point is …

Digital tools redefine learning | The Network | The Network

More than ever in today’s classrooms, digital tools are redefining the process of teaching and learning.<p>Whether it’s through games, online textbooks, animation or videos, digital learning has become an essential part of the educational experience. It is especially vital in preparing our students to …

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YOUR NEXT ROLE

A powerful approach is to visualise and research the requirements to reach the next desired level in your career .<p>For example you may be a senior IT …

Managing a Team That’s Been Asked to Do Too Much

Recent cases highlighted in the media suggest that executives, in a desperate quest to quench the market’s unquenchable thirst for growth, are ignoring reason and dictating growth targets so insurmountable that their employees are turning to unethical and perhaps illegal means to achieve their …

Security researchers announce “first practical” SHA-1 collision attack

Security researchers at the CWI institute in Amsterdam working with a team from Google Research say they have found a faster way to compromise the SHA-1 hash algorithm — announcing what they describe as “the first practical technique for generating a SHA-1 collision” in a blog post today.<p>A …

From malware to cyber-spies, the 15 biggest threats online, ranked

When it comes to cybersecurity, what should you really be worried about?<p>Europe's computer security agency has set out a list of the top threats in …

Cybersecurity

Amazon fights search warrant for Echo voice data in Arkansas hot tub murder case

Amazon is fighting part of a search warrant that would require the online retail giant to hand over audio recordings and other records for an Echo …

Police Have Arrested a Suspect in a Massive ‘Internet of Things’ Attack

European police suspect a 29-year-old man of keeping one million people offline. They might have found the person behind the notorious hacker known as BestBuy.<p>At the end of last year, hackers took over hundreds of thousands of home routers using a variant of the infamous Internet of Things malware …

'First ever' SHA-1 hash collision calculated. All it took were five clever brains... and 6,610 years of processor time

Tired old algo underpinning online security must die nowGoogle researchers and academics have today demonstrated it is possible – following years of …

Information Security

Experts Hope Trump Makes Cybersecurity An Early Priority

President Obama has promised to take action in response to findings by U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia hacked computers at the Democratic National Committee and other Democratic political groups. And one of Donald Trump's first big decisions as president may be whether to continue down the …

Neuroscience Says These Are the 8 Best Ways to Build Trust in the Workplace

Trust is the key ingredient to all successful relationships. Here's how to get it.<p>It's the foundation behind the happiest marriages and the intangible quality that makes the best teams click. Put simply, it's the key ingredient to all successful relationships.<p>It's called trust.<p>But how do you really …

How Does Molecular Action In The Brain Make Thoughts?

I start with a remarkable quote:<p>"The passage from the physics of the brain to the corresponding facts of consciousness is unthinkable. Granted that a definite thought, and a definite molecular action in the brain occur simultaneously, we do not possess the intellectual organ, nor apparently any …

If Coaching Is So Powerful, Why Aren't Principals Being Coached?

If instructional coaching is beneficial to teachers, shouldn't leadership coaching benefical to principals? Why aren't more principals doing it?

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How advertisers are using neuroscience to drive engagement

It’s been over a decade since the merging of neuroscience and marketing first began to take shape. At the time, companies like Brighthouse were using …

Neuroscience

16 Ways to Increase Neuroplasticity (and Why That’s Important)

For hundreds of years, the localizationism theory of the brain reigned: the idea that the adult brain is composed of distinct regions, each …

The Brain

7 Steps That Will Power Up Your Brain

Whether you are a student looking for more efficient ways to digest what your teachers say, an adult trying to become more efficient at work or a …

The Brain

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[WEB SITE] Neuroplasticity: how the brain can heal itself

<i>Dr Norman Doidge has travelled the world meeting people who have healed themselves using neuroplasticity—the brain’s ability to change in response to</i> …

A High IQ May Also Have This Mental Cost, Psychologists Find - PsyBlog

How high intelligence could have a mental cost for some.<p>Disorders of mood could be the price some people pay for high intelligence, new research …

The Uses And Misuses Of 'Big Data': A Conversation

The organizational theorist Geoffrey Moore once argued that “without big data, you are blind and deaf and in the middle of a freeway.” But without human intelligence, all the data and machine learning in the world won’t set you free. Moore’s freeway analogy is in fact more apt than he knew.<p>In 2011, …

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Gmail, Hotmail Or Yahoo User? You May Want To Change Your Password Now, Here's Why

If there’s something that you want to buy or sell, and it isn’t exactly what you would deem “legitimate”, then the chances are that you can utilize …

A ransom-demanding computer virus is promising to donate the money it extorts to charity

CryptMix is what's known as "ransomware," rogue software that makes it impossible to access your data unless you cough up a ransom. It was first highlighted by a blogpost by security company Heimdal Security.<p>"Your money will be spent for the children charity," the broken-English-message victims are …

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The one hack you need to truly stop procrastinating

Right now. No, really, don’t wait until tomorrow. This simple formula could bring you a lot more success.<p>Does this sound familiar: You start the day with a long to-do list and several deadlines to meet. At the end of the day, you’re not sure where the time went, but you definitely didn’t cross a …

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Elon Musk is desperate for veteran minds to do the 'dirty end of engineering'

Musk says he is "hell-bent" on making the Silicon Valley automotive upstart a manufacturing powerhouse, but his vision relies on finding veteran auto engineers to ramp up volume ten-fold in four years — a challenge even for established carmakers.<p>Tesla on Wednesday said it would build 500,000 cars …

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Liquid hard drive could store 1TB data in a tablespoon

A liquid hard drive containing a suspension of nanoparticles could be used to store impressive amounts of data: 1 terabyte per tablespoon.<p>Researchers …

How was Hacking Team hacked?

Author:<p>Published<p>in Data loss, Encryption, Privacy, Vulnerability 4<p>The attacker who stole Hacking Team’s data gained access to an employee’s computer …