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Blockchain: The New Technology of Trust

Rotate your device for<br>the best experience.<p>Chapter 01 What is Blockchain?<p>Chapter 01<p>What is Blockchain?<p>01<p>Blockchain technology was originally developed …

Cybersecurity: How to devise a winning strategy

Cybersecurity incidents and breaches can seriously damage a company, making it imperative that security risk management is integral to corporate …

Why the DOE Needs Blockchain to Secure the Grid

An increasingly open and transactional grid edge is forcing the U.S. Department of Energy to shore up electricity network defenses …

Blockchain

Launch a lucrative IT security career with this Zero to Hero Hacker bundle

The internet is a vast, wonderful place where our world meets up without borders. Unfortunately, some take this as an invitation to get up to no …

Only 3% of Companies’ Data Meets Basic Quality Standards

Most managers know, anecdotally at least, that poor quality data is troublesome. Bad data wastes time, increases costs, weakens decision making, angers customers, and makes it more difficult to execute any sort of data strategy. Indeed, data has a credibility problem.<p>Still, few managers have hard …

Hackers Have Already Started to Weaponize Artificial Intelligence

Last year, two data scientists from security firm ZeroFOX conducted an experiment to see who was better at getting Twitter users to click on …

Modern Diplomacy - Modern Diplomacy

LinkedIn loses legal right to protect user data from AI scraping

A Judge today ruled that an analytics company has the right to scrape data from LinkedIn (LI). HiQ, the data gatherer, has been processing publicly available data from LI and using it to train AI models, until May when LI demanded it stop.<p>Scraping is a data-gathering process that pulls relevant …

Harvard Law School

We’re Thinking about Cybersecurity All Wrong - MIT Technology Review

Michael Daniel has a unique perspective on today’s chaotic world of cybersecurity. Fresh off a four-year stint as President Obama’s top cyber …

Cybersecurity

Gartner: Worldwide information security spending to hit $93B in 2018

The latest forecast from Gartner Inc. says worldwide information security spending will grow 7 percent to reach $86.4 billion (USD) in 2017 and will …

World Wide Web

So You Want A Free Network Vulnerability Scanner?

Vulnerability scanning is one of the most complicated tasks a security practitioner can be expected to do. Thankfully it's not the 80s or 90s …

90% of Companies Get Attacked with Three-Year-Old Vulnerabilities

A Fortinet report released this week highlights the importance of keeping secure systems up to date, or at least a few cycles off the main release, …

Continuous Compliance and Effective Audit Preparation for the Cloud

Why audits are a necessary evil, and how they can actually help you improve your brand value.<p>Unless you spent your childhood with actuarial tables as …

Hash of the Titan: How Google bakes security all the way into silicon

Locking down servers and cloud with this itty-bitty chipGoogle has unveiled more details about how security built into its custom silicon chips …

12 Essential Habits of Exceptional Leaders

One of the most popular <i>Dilbert</i> comic strips in the cartoon’s history begins with Dilbert’s boss relaying senior leadership’s explanation for the company’s low profits. In response to his boss, Dilbert asks incredulously, “So they’re saying that profits went up because of great leadership and down …

Self-awareness

13 Ways to Improve iPhone Battery Life in iOS 11

iOS 11 is packed with tons of exciting new features, but a common complaint that users have is the rapid battery consumption. Many believe this issue …

How to remove duplicate songs in iTunes with macOS and third-party apps

As it becomes more common to use a subscription music service like Apple Music or Spotify, song duplicates are less and less of an issue. However, many of us still maintain a music library that consists of content from various sources and still have to wrestle with the issue from time to time. …

26 iPhone secrets, shortcuts and hidden features you should know about

Apps

'Everyone wants us to win' — Twitter's marketing chief on the company's future

What's posted on Twitter inspires headlines, but looking at the last few years of stories about Twitter itself? Not so inspirational.<p>Rampant abuse is …

32 of the Best Apps That You Need to Work Remotely

Remote work is easier if you have the right apps. Here are 32 of the best apps that will help you be more effective and efficient.<p>It used to be that working collaboratively meant scheduling a conference room and sending around a memo telling everyone to meet up at a certain time.<p>Now your team may …

How to watch local live TV on Apple TV with an HDHomeRun + antenna combo

It is possible to legally watch free over the air terrestrial television via the Apple TV. This can easily be accomplished by connecting an HDHomeRun …

Smart TV

A startup founder is launching her Twitter recommendation app in 12 US cities over the next 12 weeks

Madeline Parra, founder and CEO of the London-based recommendation app Twizoo, is launching her app in 12 US cities over the next 84 days as part of a "digital road trip".<p>Twizoo draws on Twitter's feed of real time data to serve up suggestions on the best places to eat and drink.<p>The app is …

The 7-Part Recipe for How I Built 500,000 Engaged Twitter Followers

I'd like to share my own 7-part recipe to how I've gone from 0 to more than 500,000 engaged Twitter followers over the past couple years.<p>Twitter is a highly popular social media platform with millions of users all over the world that businesses can engage with to build traction, a following, and …

Social Media

Lifehacker Pack for Mac: Our List of the Essential Mac Apps

There’s no shortage of useful, interesting apps for the Mac, but some of them you just can’t live without. In this year’s annual Lifehacker Pack for …

9 iPad Pro apps that make the most of Apple Pencil

There's no doubt that the Apple Pencil is an impressive design and digital art tool, but to make the most of it you need the right iPad Pro apps – …

IPad Pro

How to make your iPhone run better in 10 seconds

We love our iPhones, but sometimes they act up. Apps slow down or crash, things don’t run as smoothly as we’d like, or things just get weird — and we don’t know why. Usually, the solution is to power off and restart the device, but if you inexplicably only have 10 seconds to sort out your iPhone’s …

Meet Niche, Twitter’s Secret Weapon

Twitter's small, little-discussed acquisition is paying big dividends.<p>Over the past few months, McDonald's enlisted social media star Crawford Collins to promote its all-day breakfast on Instagram, Oxygen TV ran a campaign with the widely followed Sara Hopkins on Snapchat, and Coke enlisted Vine …

How to Update Apple Watch's watchOS Software

watchOS is the operating system that runs on the Apple Watch, powering its fitness tracking capabilities, apps, communication features, time-keeping abilities, and more. Apple plans to push regular updates to fix watchOS bugs, refine performance, and introduce new features, and the release of …

Smartwatches