Could Classifying AI Research Prevent Public Harm?

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But some individuals are concerned about what could happen if information about AI research falls into the wrong hands. Headlines frequently feature news about advancements in artificial intelligence (AI). These developments collectively boost public interest in AI and help people imagine what’s possible. Hackers Are Typically One Step Ahead The increase in cybersecurity attacks has […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Researchers warn of new support scam malware

Computer Weekly

Security researchers have identified a new strain of support scam malware and a way of clearing up infected machines

Researchers find trove of 1.4 billion credentials

Computer Weekly

Security researchers have discovered what is believed to be the largest aggregate database found in the dark web to date, prompting fresh calls for improved identity management

GDPR could ramp up cyber extortion demands, warns researcher

Computer Weekly

The ransom demanded for stolen or encrypted data is likely to rise after the General Data Protection Regulation compliance deadline in May 2018, according to a cyber security researcher

Testing is key to IoT security, says researcher

Computer Weekly

Building an effective testing process across all elements associated with a product is key to securing the internet of things, according to a researcher in the field

HP sponsors cyber security research chair at Birmingham University

Computer Weekly

Five-year research collaboration agreement will support government efforts to address cyber security challenges

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PowerShell security threats greater than ever, researchers warn

Computer Weekly

Administrators should upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft PowerShell and enable extended logging and monitoring capabilities in the light of a surge in related security threats, warn researchers

Paying ransomware attackers perpetuates attacks, says researcher

Computer Weekly

Continually evolving ransomware is among the threats organisations need to factor into their cyber defences in 2017, but only once they have taken care of the basics, says Kaspersky Lab researcher

Researchers Say Google Fiber Has Nationwide Potential

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Skygofree Android spyware active since 2014, say researchers

Computer Weekly

Powerful, highly advanced spyware has been targeting Android mobiles for the past four years, security researchers have discovered

Researcher finds over 711 million compromised email accounts

Computer Weekly

A security researcher has discovered a spambot using more than 711 million compromised email accounts to spread data-stealing malware

Accelerating Cancer Research Using a Big Data Approach

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New to the CTOvision research library , Cray's Solution Brief "Accelerating Cancer Research Using a Big Data Approach." In this brief, Cray address the challenge for cancer researchers and offers a solution. A hypothesis from cancer researchers is that big data could be used to identify new drug treatments from data already available through the analysis of gene-drug relationships. Big Data CTO Health IT Cancer Research Cray Download Research Library

Researchers find potentially lethal car hack with no quick fix

Computer Weekly

Security researchers have discovered a supplier-neutral and stealthy smart car hack that can drastically affect the performance and function of the vehicle

Focus needs to shift to breach impact, says McAfee researcher

Computer Weekly

Breach investigations commonly focus on the attackers and their motives, but a security researcher believes there needs to be more emphasis on business impact

Work needed to ensure positive tech revolutions, says researcher

Computer Weekly

The first technology revolution was brought about by all computers going online, but care must be taken that in the second and third tech revolutions, the good outweighs the bad, a cyber security researcher warns

McKinsey AI research finds slender user adoption outside tech

Computer Weekly

McKinsey Global Institute research finds artificial intelligence adoption to be exiguous and experimental outside the technology sector, but registers rapidly growing investment

Researcher uncovers UK government threat to privacy

Computer Weekly

Despite concerns about the draft Investigatory Powers Bill, a legal researcher has highlighted that existing legislation is a much bigger threat to privacy than most UK citizens realise

Poor IoT security could take down power grid, warns researcher

Computer Weekly

A security researcher who has exposed a series of vulnerabilities in IoT devices says he is concerned about systemic attacks that could take down parts of the internet or national power grids

Radiation detection devices open to cyber attack, researcher finds

Computer Weekly

A security researcher has discovered numerous security flaws in multiple devices that are used to detect radiation in critical facilities

Industrial control systems under attack, warns MIT researcher

Computer Weekly

Industrial control systems are under attack, and these attacks are likely to get worse, according to a security researcher and former NSA inspector general

Three-quarters of enterprises collecting IoT data, says 451 Research

Computer Weekly

A study of IoT buying plans by analysts at 451 Research shows robust growth ahead during 2017

Andromeda mastermind Sergey Jarets jailed, say security researchers

Computer Weekly

Security researchers say they believe that a hacker arrested by Belarus police is Andromeda botnet mastermind Sergey Jarets

Birmingham Uni beefs up network automation, virtualisation to support research

Computer Weekly

The University of Birmingham has deployed a Brocade switching infrastructure and network virtualisation to support the needs of its research teams

Cambridge University sets up £25m network research group

Computer Weekly

Academic networking and communications research project will run for five years with financial support from BT and Huawei

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UK must use new technologies in the workplace to reverse productivity issues, say researchers

Computer Weekly

Researchers have called for the UK to utilise new technologies in the workplace to drive better productivity

Check out our Infrastructure & Operations research plan for 2017.exciting stuff!

Forrester IT

Hello I&O community (or others): We have been busy in November and December finishing some great research for the year but we ALSO planned some awesome research for you and your team coming in the near future. Our analysts are able to help you with great research around these (and many more) topics. See here how: https://www.forrester.com/webinar/Forrester+Researchs+Plan+For+The+HighP. Read more Categories: Upcoming research.

Public sector cloud use still too focused on ‘low-hanging fruit’ IT projects, finds research

Computer Weekly

Public sector cloud adoption continues to rise, but wide-scale digital transformation success remains elusive, claims Cloud Industry Forum research

451 Research shines light on how enterprise attitudes to digital transformation are evolving

Computer Weekly

Enterprises are capitalising on their infrastructure upgrades and are increasing their use of cloud to take advantage of emerging technologies and accelerate business change, says 451 Research

Virginia Announces Research Commercialization Awards

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The Commonwealth of Virginia announced research commercialization awards today, including many friends and readers of CTOvision, so we wanted to share this announcement. Governor McAuliffe Announces Research Commercialization Awards. Investments target research and commercialization activities to spur innovation ~ . RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today 38 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards totaling more than $2.8

McAfee researchers test WannaCry recovery method

Computer Weekly

Although there is evidence that some victims of the WannaCry ransomware attack on 12 May have paid the attackers, there is no evidence that they are getting their data back

Mac malware continuing to escalate, warn security researchers

Computer Weekly

Malware targeting the Mac operating system has seen a significant growth in the first half of this hear, according to security firm Malwarebytes

Convergence: The Catalyst to Transform Scientific Research

Cloud Musings

by Melvin Greer Greer Institute for Leadership and Innovation A new transformative research approach is gaining global attention and adoption. This is an appropriate way to characterize and address converging research in life sciences and engineering, computation, and physical sciences.

Deployment complexity stops enterprises making most of multi-cloud, says 451 Research

Computer Weekly

Data from 451 Research suggests the growing range and complexity of service providers’ product portfolios could make it harder for enterprises to reap multi-cloud rewards