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Coronavirus Cybercrimes: Are These the Lowest?

Information Technology Zone Submitted Articles

The coronavirus and pandemic cyberattacks.

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Artificial intelligence is hopelessly biased - and that's how it will stay

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The issue is mired in complexity

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SolarWinds attack explained: And why it was so hard to detect

Network World

A group believed to be Russia's Cozy Bear gained access to government and other systems through a compromised update to SolarWinds' Orion software. Most organizations aren't prepared for this sort of software supply chain attack.

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It’s Time To Put Security And Privacy Front And Center For Virtual Care

Forrester IT

(Written with Benjamin Corey, senior research associate at Forrester) Telehealth (virtual care) usage has skyrocketed during the pandemic. When you roll back the tape a few months, healthcare providers were able to (very quickly) stand up virtual care capabilities without having to go through the intensive HIPAA compliance protocols required in the healthcare industry.

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How to Migrate From DataStax Enterprise to Instaclustr Managed Apache Cassandra

If you’re considering migrating from DataStax Enterprise (DSE) to open source Apache Cassandra®, our comprehensive guide is tailored for architects, engineers, and IT directors. Whether you’re motivated by cost savings, avoiding vendor lock-in, or embracing the vibrant open-source community, Apache Cassandra offers robust value. Transition seamlessly to Instaclustr Managed Cassandra with our expert insights, ensuring zero downtime during migration.

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Inside an FBI Sting: The Ransomware Gang Trying to Bribe Your Employees

SecureWorld News

FBI sting reveals a ransomware gang is bribing employees to help launch cyber attacks against their own employers. Details of a foiled ransomware attack.

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ConfigMgr ebooks | Intune | Windows 10 | Download | SCCM

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Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. [link]. Let’s read and learn for this holiday season. The following table gives you the option to download ConfigMgr eBooks and some Intune eBooks for free. Hope these help to have a better understanding of Windows 10, Intune, and SCCM. Apart from all these eBooks, you can start learning new technologies using Microsoft Learn TV.

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Quantum computing: A cheat sheet

Tech Republic Security

IBM, Honeywell, and Intel are just three companies leading the way in building quantum machines as well as the algorithms and controls to run them. Learn about possible business use cases for quantum.

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Boston Dynamics robots take over the dance floor in latest video

The Verge

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas and Spot robots can do a lot of things: sprinting , gymnastic routines , parkour , backflips , open doors to let in an army of their friends, wash dishes , and (poorly) get actual jobs. But the company’s latest video adds another impressive trick to our future robotic overlords’ repertoire: busting sick dance moves. The video sees Boston Dynamics entire lineup of robots — the humanoid Atlas, the dog-shaped Spot, and the box-juggling Handle — all come together in a bopping,

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How hacked is hacked? Here’s a ‘hack scale’ to better understand the SolarWinds cyberattacks

GeekWire

(BigStock Photo). “Microsoft, FireEye, and the U.S. Treasury department have been hacked in the SolarWinds attacks.”. This statement is true but doesn’t tell the whole story accurately. It’s true because by most people’s understanding, these organizations have been hacked. But it doesn’t tell the whole story accurately because each of these organizations has had different impacts with different levels of severity from “the hack.” A good example of why this matters is how we talk abou

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DeepMind’s big losses, and the questions around running an AI lab

Venture Beast

GUEST: Last week, on the heels of DeepMind’s breakthrough in using AI to predict protein-folding came the news that the UK-based AI company is still costing its parent company Alphabet Inc hundreds of millions of dollars in losses each year. A tech company losing money is nothing new. The tech industry is replete with examples of companies who burn… Read More.

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20 Common Mistakes Made by Inexperienced Project Managers

You’ve read the PMBOK® Guide several times, taken the certification exam for project managers, passed, and you are now a PMP®. So why do you keep making rookie mistakes? This whitepaper shows 20 of the most common mistakes that young or inexperienced project managers make, issues that can cost significant time and money. It's a good starting point for understanding how and why many PMs get themsleves into trouble, and provides guidance on the types of issues that PMs need to understand.

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The Butt Pajamas Will Follow You Forever

Gizmodo

If you’re reading this, you might have read the juicy piece that Elle dropped this weekend chronicling how a former Bloomberg reporter torched her entire career after falling for the longtime subject of her reporting— professional-tool -turned-convicted-securities-fraudster Martin Shkreli. And if you know about that… Read more.

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Artificial intelligence (AI) vs. machine learning (ML): 8 common misunderstandings

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IT and business leaders will run into some false notions about artificial intelligence and machine learning and what each one can do. Here's how to explain the truth on AI vs. ML.

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The ugly side of Nvidia: A rollercoaster ride that shows when Big Tech doesn't get it

TechSpot

As a corporation, it's Nvidia's prerogative to decide on the reviewers it chooses to collaborate with. However, this and other related incidents raise serious questions around journalistic independence and what they are expecting of reviewers when they are sent products for an unbiased opinion. As an independent tech publication, we've.

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The controversy behind a star Google AI researcher’s departure 

Vox

Timnit Gebru, a former co-leader of Google’s Ethical AI team, is a leading researcher on biases baked into AI systems | Kimberly White/Getty Images for TechCrunch. Timnit Gebru says she was pushed out of the company; now some are worried it will have a chilling effect on academics in tech. Google’s workplace culture is yet again embroiled in controversy.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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Capital One Fined $80M, 'Failed Appropriate Risk Management for the Cloud'

SecureWorld News

Major fines and major findings in the Capitol One data breach investigation. Here is what a U.S. regulatory agency revealed about the bank data breach.

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Top 10 ConfigMgr Intune Videos of 2020

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Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. [link]. Let’s find out the top 10 ConfigMgr Intune Videos of 2020 on the basis of popularity & total views. Thank you much for the support during the special year 2020. And all the very best for 2021! Don’t forget to subscribe and share if you like some of these videos.

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High Performance Computing in the cloud: Why there's hope

Tech Republic Cloud

Commentary: The HPC market has struggled to modernize with cloud, but startups like Rescale may be able to change this.

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Phone scammers were able to get 270% more personal information in 2020 than in 2019

Tech Republic Security

The COVID-19 crisis enabled scammers to take advantage of the guileless, as bad actors were able to extract personal information from targets, according to a new report from First Orion.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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Tesla’s new Boombox feature will let car owners fart at unsuspecting neighbors

The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge. Tesla’s new holiday update will finally give people the ability to use a new Boombox mode, which can broadcast custom audio on the outside of the car (hence the name). As is common with new Tesla features, Boombox combines real utility with lowbrow humor: owners can use fart and goat sounds in lieu of normal, boring honking sounds car horns usually make.

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LinkedIn migration data shows that techies aren’t leaving Seattle despite ‘exodus’ in Silicon Valley

GeekWire

Amazon’s Spheres, with the Amazon Day 1 tower and Seattle’s iconic Space Needle in the background. (GeekWire Photo / Kurt Schlosser). Techies are apparently leaving Silicon Valley. The pandemic has sparked what some describe as an “exodus” of tech companies, employees, and investors who are relocating to Austin, Miami, Reno, Madison, and other metros for a myriad of reasons.

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Discord raises $100 million as its social hub hits 140 million users

Venture Beast

Discord has raised another $100 million in funding as the instant messaging app popularized by gamers has now hit 140 million monthly active users. Read More.

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Canadian Gold Miner Finds 57,000-Year-Old Wolf Pup Still Covered in Fur

Gizmodo

Her life was short. Scientists estimate she lived for about six or seven weeks in the underground den, before it collapsed around her. This tragedy and the permafrost that preserved her body are the reasons we know of this wolf pup’s existence approximately 57,000 years later. Zhùr, or ‘wolf’ in the Hän language, is… Read more.

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Strategic CX: A Deep Dive into Voice of the Customer Insights for Clarity

Speaker: Nicholas Zeisler, CX Strategist & Fractional CXO

The first step in a successful Customer Experience endeavor (or for that matter, any business proposition) is to find out what’s wrong. If you can’t identify it, you can’t fix it! 💡 That’s where the Voice of the Customer (VoC) comes in. Today, far too many brands do VoC simply because that’s what they think they’re supposed to do; that’s what all their competitors do.

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What are AI and machine learning adding to threat intelligence – brains, brawn or both? - Security Boulevard

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Too much information and not enough time. This, and the cost of labor, is why machines have been at the forefront of cyber defense for almost 50 years. It is also why new breakthroughs in software development, neural networks, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are constantly harnessed by providers and consumers of threat intelligence.

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Study reveals PlayStation users are smarter than Xbox users

TechSpot

Working with academic experts, Royal Panda developed a four-part quiz that measured verbal intelligence, logical reasoning, mathematical ability, and visual reasoning. Before taking the tests, administrators asked respondents to fill out a demographics questionnaire to determine their gaming, computing, and mobile preferences.

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Open and free online data collection will fuel future innovations

Dataconomy

The saying “knowledge is power” doesn’t just apply to individuals but also businesses. While individuals can learn from books and life lessons, businesses need a tool to gather market insights. This is where online data collection comes in. It is one of the best tools because it provides up-to-date and. The post Open and free online data collection will fuel future innovations appeared first on Dataconomy.

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How influencers are being recruited to promote the Covid-19 vaccine

Vox

Sandra Lindsay, a nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, receives the first Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, New York. | Mark Lennihan / POOL / AFP. A Trump administration plan to use celebrities has been scrapped, but other vaccine education campaigns are turning to influencers to boost Covid-19 inoculation.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Deploy Microsoft Store Apps using ConfigMgr | SCCM

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Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. [link]. Let’s try to understand How to deploy Microsoft Store Apps Using ConfigMgr. Microsoft Store for Business gives opportunity organizations to automatically sync Microsoft store apps and make them available for ConfigMgr admins. Once the Microsoft store for business application is synced with Configuration Manager, you can create a Microsoft Store application in the admin console […].

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SCCM OSD SMSTS Log File Reading Tips | ConfigMgr | MEMCM

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Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. [link]. In this post, you will learn about SCCM OSD SMSTS Log File Reading Tips with the built-in log reader tool CMTrace. The SMSTS.log is one of the important log files which will help you to troubleshoot installation issues related to Operating System Deployment (OSD) and fix those.

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ConfigMgr SQL Query Windows 10 Version Count | Dashboard | SCCM

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Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. [link]. Let’s see how to find out ConfigMgr SQL Query Windows 10 Version Count | Dashboard | SCCM. The different versions of Windows 10 using SQL query. Total number of Windows 10 versions dashboard from SQL query. Since now most of the environment is either moved or moving towards windows 10 so it is important to […].

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Machine learning: A cheat sheet

Tech Republic Security

From Apple to Google to Toyota, companies across the world are pouring resources into developing AI systems with machine learning. This comprehensive guide explains what machine learning really means.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

Direct materials sourcing is evolving, with procurement now tasked not only with cost efficiency but managing sustainability and risk management. The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions. While some embrace cutting-edge tools like AI and blockchain for global trade functions, others lag in technology adoption.