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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

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: Read more Categories: Upcoming research.

IoT security threat is real, says researcher

Computer Weekly

The security threat posed by IoT devices is not hype, says security researcher James Lyne

Encryption keys too predictable, warn security researchers

Computer Weekly

Encryption keys are not as random as most people think, which means encrypting data is often not as secure as it could be, according to security researchers

HPE Superdome Flex in-memory supports Big Bang research

Computer Weekly

Stephen Hawkin’s Cosmos research group takes delivery of a Superdome HPC to enable it to test theoretical models of the Big Bang

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

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

Virginia Announces Research Commercialization Awards


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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Researchers find malware samples that exploit Meltdown and Spectre

Network World

And so far, researchers have found more than 130 malware samples designed to exploit Spectre and Meltdown. If there is any good news, it’s that the majority of the samples appear to be in the testing phase, according to antivirus testing firm AV-TEST, or are based on proof-of-concept software created by security researchers. It was inevitable.

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

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

Computerworld Research

ComputerWorld IT Management

Computerworld conducts surveys of its readership throughout the year on issues affecting the IT worker. Below is a description of each survey project along with key dates and links to past reports. We're interested in hearing from you. If you'd like to take part in upcoming Computerworld surveys and be notified when nomination forms are posted, please send an email to Ellen Fanning , editor of Computerworld. This year's special reports: IT Salary Survey. Best Places to Work in IT.

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

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

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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

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

Researchers find gaps in IoT security

Network World

Researchers from the University of Michigan and Stony Brook University published a paper explaining a novel approach to IoT security challenges (pdf). The researchers pose the question: “What are the new intellectual challenges in the science of security when we talk about the Internet of Things, and what problems can we solve using currently known security techniques?”.

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