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Looking for Cyber Insurance? Know Your Eligibility

Before leaving on an extended (and expensive) vacation, I bought travel insurance. I wanted to protect myself in case I or my traveling partner tested positive for COVID-19. I had to answer a number of questions about my eligibility for such insurance before they would approve me. Nor did the insurance come cheap, but I […]

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To Retain Cybersecurity Employees, Know What Drives Them

COVID-19 may have given cybersecurity talent retention an artificial prop up over the last two years. For example, job satisfaction was on a downward trend from 2018 to 2019, but with the pandemic came a plateau in 2020 and 2021. Was the plateau due to newfound satisfaction or were there other factors, such as economic […]

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UBC researchers and AWS team up to discover new strains of RNA viruses

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have found a new way to rapidly discover new strains of RNA viruses using Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) Cloud Innovation Centre to analyze raw DNA/RAW sequence data from public sequencing databases.  This could help recognize infections faster, preventing future pandemics.  Project Serratus Artem Babaian, the lead researcher behind […]

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What COVID Reminded Me About Compliance

It was another late-December morning a few days after Christmas and the weather was unseasonably cold where I live in New Jersey, in the northeast of the US. My daughters were a few days into their winter break and already getting into the routine of “waking-up-late-cereal-watching Netflix”. In my email box that morning I had […]

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CES 2022 exhibitors opting out over Omicron concerns, but CTA says the show will go on

Despite exits by a number of exhibitors, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) still seems determined to make CES 2022, scheduled for January 5 – 8, a live event. But how long that will last, in the face of Omicron-driven withdrawals, is anyone’s guess. This week, T-Mobile, Amazon, Meta (Facebook’s parent), Twitter, Pinterest, and iHeartRadio are […]

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Designing a BYOD Approach for the Future

Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies were some of the many things that changed when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. A study from Palo Alto Networks by ONR found 60% of companies expanded their BYOD policies to help employees manage the shift to remote work at the beginning of the pandemic. However, the convenience that the new BYOD policies […]

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