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A Lack Of Cybersecurity Funding And Expertise Threatens U.S. Infrastructure

As our physical infrastructure becomes increasingly digitalized, it also becomes increasingly vulnerable to cyber attack. Russian hackers, for example, have been trying to compromise U.S. electrical infrastructure for years, and successfully cut off power to hundreds of thousands of people …

Cybersecurity

No business safe from cyber attack, says KPMG

Security Editor<p>Follow:<p>Every organisation must consider the cyber risks it faces and the impact an attack might have, according to David Ferbrache, …

Cybersecurity

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

America's JASSM Missile Has One Goal: Crush Russia and China's A2/AD Weapons

Early in the morning of April 14, 2018, two sinister black jets took off from Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar. The huge B-1B Lancer bombers, nicknamed …

Military

Your legal pot buying data could get you banned from the U.S., lawyers warn

When Canadians are able to buy legal recreational marijuana sometime this year, we are going to start generating a lot of consumer data.<p>Some of it …

Canada

Why Are Newspaper Websites So Horrible?

The pop-up ads! The autoplaying videos!<p>When Emily Goligoski’s parents want to read their local newspaper, the two Ohioans load up the PDF version of the print newspaper on their iPad and scroll through, “turning” digitally pixelated pages instead of reading the stories from the paper’s website.<p>“My …

Journalism

Apple Launches Battery Replacement Program for Non-Touch Bar 13-Inch MacBook Pro Models

Apple today announced a new worldwide battery replacement program for some 13-inch MacBook Pro models that do not have a Touch Bar. Affected machines were manufactured between October 2016 and October 2017.<p>Apple says that a limited number of these units feature a component that can fail and cause …

MacBook Pro

Russia is desperately trying to save its only aircraft carrier — that's outdated and plagued with problems

Russia's only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, will undergo a repair and refitting process that will take a minimum of three years to complete. The process will be done at Russia's 35th Ship Repairing Yard in Murmansk, a city in northwest Russia.<p>The biggest problems with the carrier are its …

Military

With 4/20 Approaching, Marketers and Consumers Excitedly Explore the Budding Marijuana Industry

Four months into the legalization of cannabis in California and consumer sentiment is positively high.<p>A new report from Eaze, a cannabis ecommerce …

Cannabis

Call-To-Action Graphics: What Works In Email

Want to drive click-through with your emails? Include a logo or banner with a strong call-to-action. Make sure the CTA resembles a button. And do it …

Marketing

10 new web design tools for April 2018

The theme of our roundup this month is speed and efficiency: a few of these web design tools will do amazing things for your workflow by cutting out …

Web Design

Google Expands Ad-Blocker-Aware Soft Paywall for Publishers

Google’s answer to ad blockers is simple: Just ask consumers to turn them off. Surprisingly, this seems to be working, at least for publishers that …

Digital Advertising

Drones will soon decide who to kill

The US Army recently announced that it is developing the first drones that can spot and target vehicles and people using artificial intelligence (AI). This is a big step forward. Whereas current military drones are still controlled by people, this new technology will decide who to kill with almost …

Artificial Intelligence

Air Asia boss Tony Fernandes: Airbus' Dreamliner rival is "not an aircraft we will buy"

Airline tycoon Tony Fernandes said Air Asia has no plans to buy a clutch Airbus' pioneering long-range aircraft, claiming they are "too …

Aviation

15 Killer Project Management Best Practices to Make You a Better Manager

If you’re a project manager, developing and adopting project management best practices is likely one of your top priorities. This article will share …

Project Management

How Why the Cybersecurity Landscape Is Changing

A comprehensive new report from Cisco should "scare the pants off" enterprise security leaders.<p>Cisco recently published its 2018 annual cybersecurity …

A Long-Awaited IoT Crisis Is Here, and Many Devices Aren't Ready

You know by now that Internet of Things devices like your router are often vulnerable to attack, the industry-wide lack of investment in security …

Information Security

WannaCry Re-emerges at Boeing

Computers at the aerospace giant were hit by the WannaCry malware but systems are back to normal<p>WannaCry is still around and aerospace giant Boeing …

Information Security

Russia-Linked Hackers Breached 100 Nuclear and Power Plants Just This Year

The finding is potentially worrisome, because Dragonfly is one of very few hacking groups to evince expertise in power-grid control networks—the …

Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity

What Will U.S. 6th-Generation Fighter Jets Look Like? - Warrior Maven

Above: AFRL's conceptual sixth generation fighter.Screenshot/US Air Force <b>By Daniel Brown,</b> <i>Business Insider</i>

Military

The integral role of hybrid cloud and multi-cloud computing models for enterprises

The cloud is mainstream but that’s old news. Cloud technology has been evolving and introducing better innovative solutions to enterprise requirements. Initially, with Amazon leading the pack, it was just AWS (Amazon Web Services) and S3 (Simple Storage Service).<p>The cloud market has come a long way …

Machine Learning

200,000 Cisco Network Switches Reportedly Hacked

sponsored by<p>What Remediation Steps Should Be Taken? Geetha Nandikotkur (AsiaSecEditor) • April 9, 2018<p>Over 200,000 Cisco network switches worldwide …

Information Security

The Airline Whose Planes Are Said to Break Down In Mid-Air More Often Than Anyone's Is About To Have a Big PR Problem

It's come to this.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>They say you should get out ahead of a bad story.<p>Present your version before the story hits, so that people can have good feelings about you before aspersions are cast.<p>I wonder, …

Flying

Boeing's KC-46 Next-Gen Tanker Will Set the Global Standard

Boeing is developing a versatile aerial refueling tanker for the U.S. Air Force that will be a game-changer for the joint force and overseas allies. …

Aviation

Syria Strike Puts Lockheed Martin's Stealthy New Missile to Test

The joint U.S., French and U.K. missile barrage on Syria this week included the battlefield debut of a stealthy new Lockheed Martin Corp. …

Military

The US Navy basically admitted that the Littoral Combat Ship looks like a massive failure

After 16 years and billions of dollars, the Navy may have finally acknowledged that its Littoral Combat Ship program looks like a miserable failure.<p>The service "may not" deploy any of the dozen small surface combatants this year despite officials' previous plans to deploy several to join the 7th …

Military

Ask a Stoner: How Do I Learn About Medical Marijuana?

<b>Dear Stoner:</b> Multiple people have recommended medical marijuana for my severe leg pain, but I don’t know where to go, what to ask, the proper …

Cannabis

Second Cup partners with medical marijuana firm to open cannabis stores

Coffee chain The Second Cup plans to open a network of recreational cannabis dispensaries, starting in Western Canada and then potentially moving …

Cannabis

How To Answer Cannabis Questions At The U.S. Border

As Canada inches closer to legalizing recreational cannabis, lawyers and lawmakers are highlighting an issue that is already affecting citizens at …

Cannabis