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Samsung Charging into IoT with R&D, Partnership

June 24, 2016 17:060 comments
Samsung's Artik development boards promise better security and easier development as a way to lure IoT engineers to the platform.

In-brief: Two announcements from tech device giant Samsung underscored the company’s big bets on the Internet of Things.

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DHS Bets on Blockchain Startup for Identity of Things

June 20, 2016 12:260 comments
Factom, which creates an identity framework on top of Blockchain, received a $200,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security.

In-brief: DHS’s S&T Directorate on Friday announced that it awarded $199,000 to Factom Inc., an Austin, Texas firm to fund a project titled “Blockchain Software to Prove Integrity of Captured Data From Border Devices.”

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At the Hacker Oscars: An Award for Junk Hacking

June 15, 2016 16:370 comments
The Pwnie Awards will include a category for Junk Hacking this year, as organizers search for inspiring hacks of mundane objects.

In-brief: The hacker community’s Oscars, The Pwnie Awards, will include a category for Junk Hacking this year, as organizers search for inspiring hacks of mundane objects.

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Trump Dump: Russian Hackers Infiltrate DNC, Steal Research on GOP Candidate

June 14, 2016 15:190 comments
The firm Crowdstrike said that hacking groups affiliated with the Russian government infiltrated the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

In-brief: sophisticated hacking crews with ties to the Russian government compromised computer networks run by the Democratic National Committee and absconded with oppositional research on presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.

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Enterprises Lack Awareness of Internet of Things Devices

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Enterprises Lack Awareness of Internet of Things Devices

In-brief: Internet of Things devices are making their way onto enterprise networks, though technology professionals entrusted with managing those networks often do not realize it, a new survey finds.

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Conversation with Lt. Gen. Rhett Hernandez (April 28, 2015)

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