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A must-read IT security handbook: TAG Cyber's massive 2017 guide

Tech Republic Security

The handbook includes tech recommendations on 50 controls, interviews, and vendor lists TAG Cyber CEO Dr. Edward Amoroso has created a 1,200+ page resource for cybersecurity pros.

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The Essential AI Handbook for Leaders: book review, and your free copy

Dataconomy

The Essential AI Handbook for Leaders“ is a book that tells us about the potential of AI, explains its fundamental principles, and teaches us how to get value from it. Undoubtedly, AI is already altering the world and raising important questions for society, the economy, and governance.

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Revising Data Backup and Business Continuity Handbook

Data Center Knowledge

Channel partners can help data centers move past traditional, non-reliable backup methods to modern solutions that ensure business continuity in the face of disaster Read More. Industry Perspectives

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Presumed Innovative Until Proven Guilty

Forrester Digital Transformation

Join us at Forrester’s B2B Summit North America — an in-person and digital experience happening May 2–4 — to learn the tips and tricks we’ll reveal in “The CMO’s Handbook For Nurturing Innovation” that you can use to jump-start your innovation agenda.

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D&D's Epic New 'Monsters of the Multiverse' Makes Creating Characters and Creatures Easier Than Ever

GizModo VR

A new introductory collection wants to tie all of those post Player’s Handbook design decisions together, and cut a path towards whatever’s next.

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Cybercriminals Exploiting HR Policy Announcements in Phishing Attacks

SecureWorld News

In link-based credential phishing attacks, the initial email poses as an internal announcement from the HR department highlighting a recent update to the corporate employee handbook.

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Tear up your remote work policy (if you have one) and start over

Computerworld Vertical IT

The concept of having an employee handbook for “regular” employees who work in the office, plus a remote work policy for that minority that works from home, is now antiquated in the extreme. Chances are, you don’t have a hybrid work policy.

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WFH ‘pioneer’ Auth0 shares advice for managing a remote workforce and returning to the office safely

GeekWire

Auth0’s “Back to Office Guidelines” handbook includes guidance on social distancing in the lobby. It published a “Back to Office Guidelines” handbook earlier this month to share best practices with others.

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Topical Review Book Company Partners with KITABOO to Deliver Interactive Practice Tests

Kitaboo

Integrated Algebra Made Easy – Handbook. With the world of education moving to online environments, delivering effective education through digital mediums has become the top priority for educators and institutions.

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Apple refuses to make NDA concessions for workplace harassment and discrimination

The Verge

Their response was to use the same employee handbook that they’ve reportedly been using to silence workers as an excuse to say no. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

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FFIEC Updates Its Cybersecurity Guidelines For Financial Institutions

ForAllSecure

Finally, the guide contains links to additional resources, such as cybersecurity handbooks from the FFIEC and other organizations, websites with further information on cyber threats, and more.

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After fan outcry, Wizards of the Coast will leave its original open license in place

GeekWire

The official cover art for the 5th edition Player’s Handbook for Dungeons & Dragons. Wizards of the Coast Image) Wizards of the Coast is officially leaving its old rules in place to govern independently-published material for the Dungeons & Dragons tabletop roleplaying game.

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Best Employee Onboarding Solutions for the Digital-First Workforce

Kitaboo

With this platform, you can create employee handbooks, job descriptions, training and so on. What comes to your mind when you think of onboarding a new employee? To get all the paperwork ready for signatures on day one.

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Wizards of the Coast reveals new streamlined version of ‘Dungeons & Dragons’

GeekWire

” This will be done over the course of the next year with a series of open playtests, which is planned to lead to a re-release of the three main books for D&D– the Player’s Handbook, Dungeon Master’s Guide, and the Monster Manual –in 2024.

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Throwback Thursday: Scope creep

ComputerWorld IT Management

The new methodology is very nice, complete with online components, handbooks and a very active national presence. This company decides that it needs a better way of managing its software development, reports an IT pilot fish there. “We We went out and reviewed the major methodologies on the market and selected one that was state of the art from one of the large accounting firms,” fish says.

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Rivian accused of ‘toxic bro culture’ in gender discrimination lawsuit

The Verge

Former Pinterest employee Ifeoma Ozoma kicked off a reckoning within that company in 2020 by sharing her own experience with racial discrimination and has since launched the Tech Worker Handbook , which is meant to guide employees who want to speak out about wrongdoing.

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See You At RSA Conference 2017!

Cloud Musings

These six domains are: Architectural Concepts & Design Requirements Cloud Data Security Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Security Cloud Application Security Operations Legal & Compliance In the course you will receive the official (ISC)² CCSP student handbook to use during the course and throughout your studies to prepare for the exam. JUST ANNOUNCED!! I am personally excited to be delivering the (ISC)² CCSP Two-Day Crash Course at RSA Conference 2017 !

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Distil Networks uses device fingerprints to detect malicious web bots

Network World

These and other illicit or unwanted activities are described in detail in the OWASP Automated Threat Handbook for Web Applications. This column is available in a weekly newsletter called IT Best Practices. Click here to subscribe. Who's that coming to your website? Is it friend or foe? Is it a customer wanting to buy your products, or someone or something wanting to steal your web content?

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Wizards of the Coast reverses stance on controversial licensing revision following outcry

GeekWire

A female dwarf barbarian in the Dungeons and Dragons Fifth Edition Player’s Handbook. GeekWire File Photo / Clare McGrane).

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Not Knowing These 5 IT Trends of 2018 Can Hurt Your Business’ Success

Galido

Portals provide a platform on which employees can access anything they need from handbooks to healthcare plans and tax forms. Information Technology Blog - - Not Knowing These 5 IT Trends of 2018 Can Hurt Your Business’ Success - Information Technology Blog. Technology has transformed the world, particularly industries and businesses. It has led to a revolution that has changed the business landscape and allowed for more efficiency.

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Hasbro shareholder launches campaign to spin off Wizards of the Coast business, a ‘hidden gem’

GeekWire

An image of a female dwarf barbarian in the Dungeons and Dragons 5e Player’s Handbook. GeekWire Photo / Clare McGrane).

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Technology Short Take 130

Scott Lowe

I missed the announcement about the release of the Debian 10 “Buster” handbook. Welcome to Technology Short Take #130! I’ve had this blog post sitting in my Drafts folder waiting to be published for almost a month, and I kept forgetting to actually make it live. Sorry! So, here it is—better late than never, right? Networking. Here’s a walkthrough on using DNS over TLS on Fedora. Some Twitter followers recently pointed out gnmic , a gNMI CLI client.

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Apple keeps shutting down employee-run surveys on pay equity — and labor lawyers say it’s illegal

The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge. The company bans surveys that include diversity data Apple insists it does not have a problem with pay inequality.

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GovCloud II: Implementation and Cloud Brokerage Services Now

Cloud Musings

Now authors Kevin Jackson and Don Philpott have followed up this highly-acclaimed manual with GovCloud II: Implementation and Cloud Brokerage Services , a handbook aimed at IT professionals and senior decision-making managers that outlines and explains an industry-leading approach to cloud transition and adoption. This handbook tells you how and explains in details the options available to you. Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson.

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The Verge’s Kara Verlaney on copy editing and its tools

The Verge

Various publications have created stylebooks to guide writers and editors — examples include The Chicago Manual of Style and the MLA Handbook. Photo by Kara Verlaney / The Verge.

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NJVC Cloud Expert Kevin L. Jackson Launches Second Book: GovCloud II: Implementation and Cloud Brokerage Services

Cloud Musings

This handbook, geared to IT professionals and senior decision makers in both the public and private sectors, explains how the cloud computing. VIENNA, Va., 8, 2012— NJVC , an information technology (IT) solutions provider headquartered in northern Virginia, is pleased to announce that Kevin L. Jackson , vice president and general manager, cloud services, launched his second book, GovCloud II: Implementation and Cloud Brokerage Services —published by Government Training, Inc.

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Expect more strikes if Starbucks keeps delaying union bargaining

Vox

Eisen said the proposal was pretty much a repeat of the company’s handbook; Starbucks declined to comment on the specifics of the negotiations. “We’re

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Four fundamental principles for crowdsourcing in government

Trends in the Living Networks

We do not yet have a fool-proof handbook for how to implement crowdsourcing in government. A few weeks ago I gave the keynote at the annual conference of the Business Improvement and Innovation in Government (BIIG) network of the Queensland Government, speaking on A Future of Crowds: Implications for Government and Society. I have been increasingly pulled towards the government sector over the last years.

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Big Tech’s employees are one of the biggest checks on its power

Vox

In October, she released an online resource called the Tech Worker Handbook , which provides advice for would-be tech whistleblowers and activists. Getty Images/iStockphoto. Inside the growing whistleblower movement that’s holding tech giants accountable for their missteps.

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Employee onboarding checklist for new employee

Hacker Earth

Also read: How to write an employee handbook ). First impression matters. After spending months investing resources to find great talent to fill a key role within the company, it is terribly disappointing to have the employee resign within a year. This is the case for many companies, which are not able to meet new hires’ expectations and as a result, lose good people.

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Digital Playbook vs. Cookbook: What’s your Hand Book to Make a Leap of Digital Transformation

Future of CIO

Develop your own version of handbooks, apply them accordingly to manage a seamless digital transformation and elevate the business up to the next level of business maturity. The purpose of going digital is to make a significant difference in achieving high performance and unlocking the full potential of the business. It is a long journey full of uncertainty, velocity, complexity, and ambiguity.

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D&D Live 2021: What to expect from Wizards of the Coast’s annual live-play streaming event

GeekWire

In other words, it hasn’t outsold the Player’s Handbook or Dungeon Master’s Guide, but it’s done better than just about everything else. The official cover art for Strixhaven: A Curriculum of Chaos. Wizards of the Coast Image). Wizards of the Coast, the Renton, Wash.-based

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The Digital Board’s Dots Connection

Future of CIO

The strong evidence from business studies revealed many organizations had handbooks, policies, incident reporting, annual/general training, threat assessment teams, but they failed to prevent preventable incidents or manage innovation because their organization was not equipped to connect all the right dots and their people were not equipped to do the right things and not equipped to do all the things their policies, obligations, and regulations say they should do.

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Exploring the Boardroom Fundamentals via Inquiries

Future of CIO

Connecting all the right dots is critical because strong evidence from business studies revealed these organizations had handbooks, policies, incident reporting, annual/general training, threat assessment teams, but they failed to prevent preventable incidents because their organization was not equipped to connect all the right dots and their people were not equipped to do the right things and not equipped to do all the things their policies, obligations, and regulations say they should do.

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The Hacker Mind Podcast: Hacking the Art of Invisibility

ForAllSecure

So in this episode, it's not really a handbook for criminal hackers or want to be terrorists, brother this is a purely academic exercise. In the book The Art of Invisibility , I challenged my co author Kevin Mitnick to document the steps needed to become invisible online. There are a lot.

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The Hacker Mind Podcast: Car Hacking 0x05

ForAllSecure

Leale: I would also recommend the Car Hacker's Handbook , I always do, by Craig Smith. We haven’t seen many attacks on our smart cars. That’s perhaps because of a dedicated group of hackers who are working to improve automotive security.