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      California Consumer Privacy Act starts Jan. 1 — Are you ready?

      California’s equivalent of the EU’s GDPR--the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) — is taking the U.S. by storm. Approved in June 2018, this wide-ranging privacy regulation, not dissimilar to the GDPR in many ways,...

      Rise of the bots: New technologies disrupting entrenched industries

      The age of talking algorithms has arrived. IT giants like Google, Amazon, and Apple have stunned the world by developing self-service bots that are programmed to answer customer queries, resolve simple to complex issues,...

      Hospital system pays ransomware hackers: Did it make the right choice?

      The epidemic of ransomware hackers targeting hospitals and other medical service providers doesn’t seem to be ending anytime soon. Hackensack Meridian Health, a New Jersey-based health provider that is the largest in the state...

      Twitter patches security issue for Android app, users urged to update

      In a security advisory, Twitter stated that it had discovered a security issue in the Android app for their platform. The advisory, which was released via their official blog, states that the exploit has...

      Industries with most jobs for programmers in 2020 and beyond

      Not so long ago, coders, programmers, developers, and other IT specialists did not have many applications for their skillsets beyond the realm of established technology giants and emerging tech startups. Things changed dramatically over...

      Ransomware attack ravages telemarketing firm Heritage Co.

      The dangers of ransomware can never be overstated. This is especially the case when an entire organization is brought to its knees as a result of a ransomware attack. In a rather severe case,...

      Introducing Microsoft Graph PowerShell module: A look under the hood

      Microsoft Graph is described by Microsoft as a RESTful web API that enables you to access Microsoft cloud service resources and the gateway to data and intelligence in Microsoft 365. That’s quite a mouthful,...

      Massive phishing attack targets Canadian banks and customers

      Researchers at Check Point Research have uncovered a massive phishing attack that has cast a large net over Canadian banks. The campaign in question was uncovered by Check Point via a phishing email impersonating...

      Apple bug bounty program now open to public with $1M top payout

      In a major shift of policy, the exclusive Apple bug bounty program has been opened up to let the public participate. The Silicon Valley giant made this announcement via its website. Of note are...

      Phishing attack nets $2.3 million from Texas school district

      The biggest issue with phishing attacks is that it only takes one uninformed individual to bring an organization to its knees. It is this reality that a school district in Texas is dealing with...

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