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An Interview with General Keith Alexander on cybersecurity, Snowden, and IronNet

Cybersecurity has regularly dominated the news, most recently with the ongoing showdown between Apple and the FBI.<p>Both corporate and government priorities have evolved accordingly. The FBI says more than 7,000 US companies have been victimized by smartphone-based attacks that have penetrated the …

Pentagon chief to appeal to Silicon Valley for help with cybersecurity

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will visit a crucial front this week in the war the Pentagon considers its greatest potential threat: cyberspace.<p>Carter will visit a Pentagon outpost in the heart of Silicon Valley, speak at a cybersecurity conference in San Francisco and go to Microsoft and Amazon …

Silicon Valley

Nasa hack: AnonSec attempts to crash $222m drone

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Drones

How Donald Trump Answers A Question

Donald Trump

Inside Financial & Risk | Thomson Reuters

The RegTech Summit for Capital Markets in New York highlighted innovative and cost-efficient ways for financial institutions to tackle the…

Capital Markets

Cybersecurity: Boards still happy to pass the buck to the IT department

PWC report warns that businesses are leaving themselves vulnerable to cyberattacks due to lack of understanding over risks.<p>Cyber criminal threats are …

Giving veterans a new start in cybersecurity

When Chris Crace, a Marine Corps captain, left the military in August 2006 he wasn't sure what to do next — a dilemma for many former military …

Simplifying cybersecurity

The president has announced a new Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity and appointed his former national security advisor and the former …

Cybersecurity

IRS Says Cyberattacks on Taxpayer Accounts More Extensive Than Previously Reported

Tax data for about 700,000 households might have been stolen<p>The Internal Revenue Service said Friday that more than twice as many taxpayer accounts may have been hit by cybercriminals than the agency previously reported, with hackers gaining access to as many as 700,000 accounts and attempting to …

Identity Theft

Top 5 cybersecurity job hunting tips for 2016

There are 1 million cybersecurity job openings in 2016.<p>Experienced candidates have the upper hand as corporations and government agencies battle it …

How Etsy’s Talent Pool Seeded A New Kind Of Cybersecurity Startup

Signal Sciences is launching with the CSOs of Facebook and Adobe on their board and are betting on data analysis for success.<p>Several former Etsy employees have pulled off the ultimate cybersecurity startup dream: leaving to form their own company and then hiring their former employer as a client. …

Pentagon Launching Cyber Attacks Against ISIS Recruiters Online

The U.S. has stepped up the fight against ISIS online.<p><b>FOX's Rachel Sutherland reports:</b><p><i>The Pentagon is launching new aggressive cyber attacks against Islamic State militants in a targeted effort to erode their ability to recruit followers online.</i><p><i>The surge of computer-based military operations by</i> …

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Training: a Coding Bootcamp for IT Security Jobs

Paul Petefish has worked in various roles in the cybersecurity industry for over 15 years, so he’s seen the scramble for talent from every …

Gen. McChrystal: What Fighting Al Qaeda Taught Me About Running a Business

It turns out that modern warfare has quite a lot in common with modern business. <br>Read More

Leadership

How You Can Stop Terrorism

A 24/7 help desk that offers support to ongoing operations. A marketing machine that enhances and speaks to the organization’s mission in the world. …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Twitter is deleting stolen jokes on copyright grounds

Let's face it: coming up with a grade-A tweet isn't easy. That's why some people just copy good tweets from other people and act like they came up with the 140-character witticism on their own. This has been going on since the beginning of Twitter.<p>It now appears Twitter is using its legal authority …

Internet

The onrushing wave

IN 1930, when the world was “suffering…from a bad attack of economic pessimism”, John Maynard Keynes wrote a broadly optimistic essay, “Economic …

When Good Laws Go Bad: How One Professor is Experiencing McCarthyism in the 21st Century

Laura Kipnis, a professor at Northwestern University, has been brought up on Title IX charges that appear to infringe on her First Amendment rights. …

Higher Education

How to understand power - Eric Liu

Scandinavia Isn't the Utopia We Were Promised

Cracks are showing in the glowing facade of Scandinavians.<p>Since 2014, Denmark has fallen seven places on the OECD Better Life Index of overall life …

Elon Musk's Hyperloop 'might be free to passengers'

Elon Musk's tubular Hyperloop transportation system is more than just a pipe dream; in fact, says Dirk Ahlborn, CEO of the company running the …

Richard Branson Is Right: Time Is the New Money

In the Participation Age, a new form of payment is emerging: time.<p>Richard Branson just announced he would be giving Virgin employees unlimited vacation. He's either nuts or knows something others have yet to discover: You'll make more money if you give people their time back.<p>Why we trade time for …

Richard Branson

These Are the 5 Reasons Why the U.S. Remains the World's Only Superpower

Lucas Jackson—Reuters<p>Lucas Jackson—Reuters<p>Lucas Jackson—Reuters<p>Lucas Jackson—Reuters<p>Lucas Jackson—Reuters<p>Lucas Jackson—Reuters<p>Lucas …

What Bill Gates is afraid of

Bill Gates

Step #3: Expand Social Security

Social Security

Mastercard CEO: In The Ideal City, The Rich Ride The Bus

Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga said he wasn’t sure why he was on a panel last night with former treasury secretaries Robert Rubin and Hank Paulson and former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark. But he uttered the event’s most tweeted line when he suggested you can measure the health of a city by …

Smart Cities

Step #4: Bust Up Wall Street

Wall Street

Should we pay politicians more?

Game theory says they’d pay more attention to voters.<p>The death in March of Singapore’s first prime minster, Lee Kuan Yew, brought a burst of attention to the prosperous Asian city-state. Singapore is unique in lots of ways, but one of them is very striking: Singapore has by far the highest paid …

Lee Hsien Loong

Articles about inside look how public spaces can be redesigned resiliency on Dwell.com - Dwell

With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.<p>Squarespace has a stunning, monochromatic office décor that coincides with their minimalist branding.<p>As founders of a thriving design collective and parents to three young children, Matthew and …

Architecture

How Everyone Gets the ‘Sharing’ Economy Wrong

Uber isn’t the Uber for rides—it’s the Uber for low-wage jobs<p>If you want to start a fight in otherwise polite company, just declare that the “sharing economy” is the new feudalism, or else that it’s the future of work and all the serfs should just get used to it, already.<p>The “sharing economy” …

Sharing Economy