Monthly Archives: January 2019

The quiet threat inside ‘internet of things’ devices

By Charles T. Harry of The Conversation, republished in The Next Web – As Americans increasingly buy and install smart devices in their homes, all those cheap interconnected devices create new security problems for individuals and society as a whole. … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Botnets, Internet of Things, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The Internet Is A Privacy Disaster. But We Still Don’t Know How To Talk About It

By Charlie Warzel of BuzzFeed News – We know our data has been left vulnerable, or sold, or misused. But do we really understand what that means for our safety and security online — and when it actually matters? Continue … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Cyber security, Internet, Privacy, Ransomware, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Kamala Harris Town Hall Draws Record Ratings for CNN

by Rick Porter of the Hollywood Reporter – California Sen. Kamala Harris drew a bigger-than-usual audience to CNN Monday night for her first town hall appearance as a presidential candidate. The presidential hopeful snagged the biggest audience for a single-candidate … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Candidates, Media, Politics

Hillary Clinton tells friends she’s leaving 2020 door open

By Ben Geldon of CNN – Hillary Clinton may not be ready to give up on her Oval Office dreams, CNN’s Jeff Zeleny reports. “Clinton is telling people that she’s not closing the doors to the idea of running in … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Hillary Clinton

Many people around the world doubt their country is prepared for major cyber attacks

By Jacob Poushter and Janell Fetterolf of the Pew Research Center – As the pace and magnitude of cyber attacks have increased around the world, a new survey shows that people in multiple countries think it is likely that government … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber security, innovation, Pew Research, Technology