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It’s been stated more than once that WWIII will most likely be cyber-based, such as dismantling a country’s entire infrastructure via cyber weapons. And don’t think for a moment this doesn’t mean murdering people. A report at bits.blogs.nytimes.com notes that foreign hackers have cracked into the U.S. Department of Energy’s ...

There’s a problem on the home front: security lapses in the computers of the Secret Service and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, says a report on townhall.com. These departments were recently audited, and weaknesses were revealed. Recently, hackers got into the White House, State Department and the Office of Personnel Management, ...

A hybrid cloud is an integration of at least one private cloud and at least one public cloud, creating a cloud computing environment wherein some resources are supplied externally while others are provided and managed in-house. Putting everything on a public cloud has advantages, but it is not always ...

The number of apps developed and published continues to grow at an explosive rate on a daily basis, thanks to continued investments in the app ecosystem and the app developer community – including Apple’s recently announced strategic partnership with IBM, Apple’s App Extensions feature, and the introduction of new ...

Cyber storage does not always equal a secure backup. Users of cloud storage have many potential tools at hand to beef up security. And just because cloud services have some loopholes doesn’t mean you should just throw in the towel, as the saying goes, and figure “What’s the point?”. ...

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