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  • Security in the cloud era, such as it is

    It was a small security conference, but I'll take it.  It gives me time to listen to people in their everyday work whose business is suffering from a lack of healthy communication.

FCC is considering technology-neutral application of net neutrality

The Commission's chief lawyer and interpreter of the terminology behind regulations admits there may be benefits in re-interpreting the agents of the Internet the way Aereo would prefer.

Spotlight: What the Ebola crisis can teach you about workflow management

"Workflow" sounds better than "itinerary," and that poetic lilt is important when trying to get your workforce on board with a tactical improvement program.

Where's your latest network exploit? Check behind the coffee machine

The tech press often waxes poetic about the latest clever, automated, exploit "bot." But a veteran security engineer uses the oldest tricks in the book to prove you don't need bots to take down a network.

Bruce Schneier: NSA would rather eavesdrop than negotiate for bulk data

Already, people are happy to give away elements of their personal data to private industries for marketing purposes. Why does the U.S. Government bother with eavesdropping for the same data?

'Lightning Man' demonstrates cross-platform mobile app builder

A man carrying a double-edged lightning bolt (insert appropriate ironic symbology here) attempted to upstage Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff with a 25-year-old idea. And he might have succeeded.

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