"Yahoo!’s announcement late last year that it had been victimized by not one but two separate data breaches was the Gettysburg of corporate cyber attacks – the biggest battle yet waged."
"When new employees join Uber, they are asked to subscribe to 14 core company values, including making bold bets, being “obsessed” with the customer, and “always be hustlin’.” "
"In January, a month after Yahoo Inc. disclosed a second massive data breach, Verizon Communications Inc.’s top executives huddled at the company’s headquarters and weighed their options."
"After Mirai shook the rafters of cybersecurity in 2016, IT security professionals (rightfully) expect that connected devices will be a major security headache in 2017 – but still struggle to get a grasp on how to account for, track and monitor those devices, a report from Pwnie Express found."
"Governments and security services across Europe have sounded public warnings about Russian interference in upcoming elections, amid mounting concern about a spate of cyber attacks on political parties and government institutions."
"The term “smart city” is as broad as the successes that are frequently published in industry journals and advocacy websites."
"Some cyberattacks make it to the front pages of mainstream publications."
"Cybersecurity threats are now a household worry, putting the thousands of professionals who flock to the annual RSA cybersecurity conference here in an unusually influential position."
"Microsoft Corp. persuaded a judge not to let the U.S. government out of a lawsuit alleging the company’s free-speech rights are violated by a law that blocks it from alerting users to the clandestine interception of their e-mails."
"We have entered the fourth week of the new administration."
"Privacy advocates say tech companies are becoming more brazen about collecting users' location data and personal information."
"Never let it be said that the British don't do things with style. In the years leading to World War II, they recognized the need to break enemy codes, and ran crossword puzzle contests to find recruits for their ultra-secret Government Code & Cipher School—also known as GC&CS, or Bletchley Park."
"A little after midnight on November 28, 2014, hundreds of Black Lives Matter protesters filled the streets of downtown Chicago."
"Update: After the publication of this story, another source provided Motherboard with the full PoliceOne database. In all, it contains 715,588 entries. However, the source said that this data has already been publicly distributed for some time, and that Bekrut did not hack the site. Bekrut did not respond for Motherboard's request for comment."
"Robert O. Work, the veteran defense official retained as deputy secretary by President Trump, calls them his “A.I. dudes.” The breezy moniker belies their serious task: The dudes have been a kitchen cabinet of sorts, and have advised Mr. Work as he has sought to reshape warfare by bringing artificial intelligence to the battlefield."
"For someone who promoted his management skills and campaigned as an “organizational genius,” as Anderson Cooper of CNN put it, it has been a rocky White House debut for Donald J. Trump, the first president to go directly from the executive suite to the Oval Office."
"A new whitepaper from Protenus reveals data breaches not only harm an organization's public image, they also cost exorbitant amounts of money.
Titled "Cost of a Breach: A Business Case for Proactive Privacy Analytics," the whitepaper details seven potential costs of a healthcare data breach."