Ransomware locked hotel out of its electronic key lock system

Network World

A 4-star hotel in the Austrian Alps, the Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt , admitted to bowing to extortion after ransomware locked up the computer running the hotel’s electronic key lock system. This was not the first time that cyber thugs attacked the hotel. Guests, who paid about nearly $300 a night for a room, could not open their rooms with their existing keycards; new keycards could not be programmed.

Symantec Government Symposium 11 March 2014 at the Renaissance Hotel Washington DC

CTOvision

Investigate FedRAMP and its role in standardizing cloud security and what the program means to federal agencies. Jim Byrom , Program Manager, Disaster Recovery, IRS. Moderator: Chris Jensen , Senior Director, Homeland Security Programs, General Dynamics IT.

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Digital Transformation Europe Forum 2016: Q&A With Fergus Boyd, VP, Digital And IT, Yotel

Forrester IT

Myself and Forum co-host Benjamin Ensor are very excited about the program that we have been able to put together across the two days. Fergus is responsible for this start-up affordable luxury hotel brand's digital strategy and services (web, mobile, social), IT innovation, and all back-end and guest-facing technology. How does Yotel use digital (web, mobile, social) to differentiate itself as a startup hotel brand? Hotels.

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The 10th Cyber & Information Security Research (CISR) Conference at Oak Ridge Tn, 7-9 April 2015

CTOvision

The conference brings together cyber security researchers, program managers, decision makers, security vendors, and practitioners to discuss many challenging tasks and novel solutions pertaining to cyber security. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Conference Reception, DoubleTree Hotel. 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Banquet, DoubleTree Hotel. manufacturing program (bizjournals.com). By Charles Hall. We noticed an event readers in the great state of Tennessee may take an interest in.

The 4 October Synergy Forum: Fantastic speakers, even more fantastic attendees

CTOvision

We really look forward to meeting with CTOvision readers at the Second Annual Synergy Forum which will be held 4 October 2016 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Bob Gourley.

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Registration Open For The 4 Oct 2016 Synergy Forum: CTOvision readers can save 10%

CTOvision

The Second Annual Synergy Forum will be held 4 October 2016 at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Bob Gourley. Cognitio organizes this event with a focus on helping decision-makers share lessons learned and best practices.

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CIOs Need To Know: Just Exactly What Is Artificial Intelligence?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Back in the day, AI was a fancy program that was used to defeat chess champions. These limits can hold back the AI designers as they try to train their AI programs. If the data that is fed to the program is too old, then it won’t be able to recognize things have have happened recently.

Understanding Big Data’s Big Impact

CTOvision

Take Airbnb who became a major player in the hospitality vector virtually overnight without having to build a single hotel or resort. Big data startups like ITA Software that provides predictions for prices of hotels, flights, shopping and more. This is done by analyzing two billion hours of TV that customers stream each month to recommend similar programs. Rick Delgado.

‘Mayhem’ wins $2M first prize in DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge

Network World

Cyber-reasoning platform Mayhem pulled down the $2 million first prize in a DARPA-sponsored Cyber Grand Challenge competition that pitted entrants against each other in the classic hacking game Capture the Flag, never before played by programs running on supercomputers. A team from Carnegie Mellon University spin-out All Secure entered Mayhem in the competition against six other programs played in front of thousands in the ballroom of the Paris hotel in Las Vegas.

Cloud, Mobile, Social and Cyber: 2015 Predictions That Will Rock The World (AGAIN!)

Cloud Musings

As the United States Department of Homeland Security rolls out Phase II of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program , multinational corporations across all industries will take notice. 2015 PREDICTION TIME!!

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Top Technology News Ticker for 3 June 2016

CTOvision

Paul Allen’s Vulcan buys glam Hollywood hotel for $40.9M. Walmart partnering with Uber, Lyft to pilot grocery delivery program in Denver and Phoenix (CNBC). Charles Hall. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com ): BMW revamps R&D for new era of self-driving cars. Colossal golf-course alligator gets brilliant 'Jurassic Park' remix - CNET.

The Art of the Possible: Meeting Innovation Demands in the Public Sector

CTOvision

Build a program to focus on outcomes, not process. Roger Hockenberry. Government agencies face increasing pressure to be “innovative,” but as is the case with most big ideas, defining exactly what that means is difficult, at best.

An HR’s guide to the SHRM 2019 Annual Conference and Exposition

Hacker Earth

You can also benefit from SHRM’s pre-conference offerings in the following ways: Educational programs : Given today’s rapidly changing perspectives and endless knowledge, there are always more layers to uncover. This is undoubtedly the right program for you to grow and get inspired.

It’s More Than Technology in the Car Rental Industry

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Transformation initiatives also require the development, implementation, and execution of strategies and programs capable of delivering operational efficiency, reducing expenses, and increasing revenue. hotels, airlines). It could be a program meant to invest more resources in specific franchises based on individual performance, with the goal of maximizing a company’s return on investment.

The university without any teachers

Course Index: IT

There are hotels in Europe without any staff. There’s a coding school – started in Europe, just like the hotels – that offers programming courses without any teachers, and does not issue any diploma or degree qualifications. The beginning of the program focuses on Unix and C.

Does IT Need A New Concierge? - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

« Building A Executive Digital Literacy Program | Main. If you've ever had the pleasure of staying in a top-shelf hotel, you'll appreciate why I'm starting to call these "concierge" models.  This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

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Will Robots Replace Bartenders Too?

Galido

Drones are now programmed to bring you everything you’ve ordered from your smartphone in just 30 minutes. Designed to go where human bartenders can’t go, this Somabar robotic bartender proves to be a perfect solution for hotel rooms, restaurants and lounges.

NIST To Hold Data Science Symposium 4-5 March 2014

CTOvision

The NIST Information Technology Laboratory is forming a cross-cutting data science program focused on driving advancements in data science through system benchmarking and rigorous measurement science. Travel & Hotel Information: The main NIST campus is located in Gaithersburg, MD approximately 20 miles outside of Washington, DC. Useful travel information, including transportation to NIST as well nearby hotels and restaurants, can be found here: [link].

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Security requires long haul planning

Cloud Musings

On the other hand, this week I’m in Las Vegas at Peak Performance and will probably log in from my hotel room tonight at 9:00 p.m. This post was written as part of the Dell Insight Partners program, which provides news and analysis about the evolving world of tech.

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NJVC to Spotlight Cloudcuity at Gartner Data Center Conference

Cloud Musings

15, 2012 — NJVC , an information technology solutions provider headquartered in Northern Virginia, announces it will spotlight its Cloudcuity ™ framework for delivering secure and unified cloud management solutions at the Gartner Data Center Conference , December 3 – 6, at The Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino ® in Las Vegas. Location : Venetian Ballroom B, The Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd., Cloud Musings by Kevin L. Jackson.

MXNet - Deep Learning Framework of Choice at AWS

All Things Distributed

Machine learning is playing an increasingly important role in many areas of our businesses and our lives and is being employed in a range of computing tasks where programming explicit algorithms is infeasible.

CIO Advice for Taking Summer Vacations

Social, Agile and Transformation

So the best to I can, here are some tips: Bury the email - Leave the iphone in the car or hotel. Shifting to a Market, Program, and Platform Organization. Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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Guide To Boost Your Business With POS ( Point of Sale ) Systems

Galido

A POS system is a program that allows controlling and managing the commercial and financial tasks of a business, such as inventory, creation and printing of receipts, card payment of credit or debit, among others.

Why Companies Accepting Bitcoin as a Payment Method

Galido

He once wrote on a computer program: “ Governments are good at cutting off the heads of centrally controlled networks like Napster, but pure P2P networks are holding their own so that it’s very attractive to the libertarian viewpoint.”

Federal Big Data Community Convenes 6 Feb at Apache Hadoop Forum

CTOvision

Location : The Hotel at Arundel Preserve. Furthermore, 42six maintains 7x open-source programs and is a contributor to key programs for the Intelligence Community such as Accumulo, Titan and Ozone.

How Smart Technologies Up the Ante for Digital Transformation

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Many of the queries were consumer-oriented – asking for the best eateries, plumbers, or hotels – while others sought the kind of information that required both urgency and specialized knowledge. Digital innovation continues to disrupt industries at lightning speed.

Every student must know these hacks and tricks for college living

Galido

Find out if they offer some internship programs in your college and apply for them if it is possible. Remember that you aren’t going to stay in a hotel and your bed would be not as comfortable as you want it. Moving to a campus is your first big step towards the adult life. The best what you can do is to pave the way to your study years. Prepare yourself to do everything on your own and be ready for any unexpected situation when you may need to paddle your own canoe.

Extreme Customer Experience Makeover

Perficient - Digital Transformation

They currently have over 14 million active members in the Starbucks’ Rewards program, which accounts for 37 percent of US sales. Digital innovation continues to disrupt industries at lightning speed.

The CIO Paradox - A Must Read - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Tom Conophy , CIO of the Intercontinental Hotels Group provides advice to CIOs that need to take on cultural challenges and transform ITs mission to drive innovation. Shifting to a Market, Program, and Platform Organization. Social, Agile, and Transformation.

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An HR’s guide to the SHRM 2019 Annual Conference and Exposition

Hacker Earth

You can also benefit from SHRM’s pre-conference offerings in the following ways: Educational programs : Given today’s rapidly changing perspectives and endless knowledge, there are always more layers to uncover. This is undoubtedly the right program for you to grow and get inspired.

Project Serengeti: Hadoop Infrastructure Made Easy - Chuck's Blog

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  We needed a home we could live in comfortably vs. simply renting a hotel room every night. This prevents automated programs from posting comments. Chucks Blog. An IT industry insiders perspective on information, technology and customer challenges. Archives. Profile. Subscribe.

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Is VMware helping to Widen the Digital Divide?

Virtualized Greek

Back in the mid 90’s I had a job where I gradually worked my way up from cleaning rooms at a major hotel chain to taking reservations. I started programming as a hobby in 5 th grade and continued to be a DOS/Windows power user throughout the years.

Build your first MongoDB App in Ruby @ StrangeLoop 2013

SPF13

Prior ruby experience is NOT required for this, though you should be familiar with basic web programming in a similar language (javascript, php, perl, python, etc). Ad Hoc queries * Real time aggregation * Rich query capabilities * Traditionally consistent * Geospatial features * Support for most programming languages * Flexible schema Full Featured. An updated version of the very popular workshop I gave at OSCON last year.

Build your first MongoDB App in Ruby @ StrangeLoop 2013

SPF13

Prior ruby experience is NOT required for this, though you should be familiar with basic web programming in a similar language (javascript, php, perl, python, etc). Ad Hoc queries * Real time aggregation * Rich query capabilities * Traditionally consistent * Geospatial features * Support for most programming languages * Flexible schema Full Featured. An updated version of the very popular workshop I gave at OSCON last year.

Travelling for work: 7 principles for productivity and value

Trends in the Living Networks

There is a saying in Neuro Linguistic Programming: “You never know how far a change will go,” suggesting that if we enable ourselves to open up our thinking while travelling, we can retain that even as we return to routine. Make sure you only stay in hotels that have a gym and bring lightweight sports shoes, or you can develop a yoga or other fitness routine that you can do in your hotel room.