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Parent Firm of Ashley Madison Faces Extinction Level Hack

July 20, 2015 17:473 comments
A hack of the parent company of "affair" site Ashley Madison may be difficult to recover from.

In-brief: Following a security breach, Avid Life Media, the parent of Ashley Madison and other adult-focused hookup sites, said that it was on the trail of the culprits. The question is whether ALM and its various properties will survive the incident.

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Opinion: The Security Case for Software Defined Networking

July 10, 2015 11:490 comments
Opinion: The Security Case for Software Defined Networking

  In-brief: Recent news events underscore the threat that companies face from inadequately protected internal network assets. Cisco’s Scott Harrell argues that the adoption of software-defined networking may provide a powerful new tool to halt hackers ability to move within compromised networks.

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Internet of Tattoos? NIST Workshop Plumbs Body Art Algorithms

June 22, 2015 08:120 comments
A NIST workshop explored approaches to automatic tattoo identification using artificial intelligence.

In-brief: One in five adults in the U.S. sport body art, making tattoos a useful tool for identifying both criminals and their victims. A NIST workshop explored ways to use AI to better identify and catalog tatts. 

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Amazon’s Springs for IoT Telemetry Startup 2lemetry

March 16, 2015 11:31Comments Off on Amazon’s Springs for IoT Telemetry Startup 2lemetry
Amazon said last week that it acquired 2lemetry, an IoT focused middleware and analytics firm.

In-brief: 2lemetry, a Denver, Colorado-based startup that manages data from Internet connected devices said last week that it had been acquired by cloud giant Amazon.com.

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