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Samsung's Joyent buy is a swipe at AWS and Microsoft Azure

The Internet of Things is as much about computing as it is about the things themselves, and that's why Samsung Electronics is buying Joyent.

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Pro-ISIS hacker pleads guilty to stealing data on US military personnel

A 20-year-old Estonia man has pleaded guilty to stealing data on more than 1,300 U.S. military and government personnel and providing it to the Islamic State.

How to survive multiple-hat security syndrome

At CircleCityCon, CSO's Steve Ragan chats with Amanda Berlin, who was giving a talk about how security staffers given multiple roles can survive beyond the "just putting out the fires" scenario.

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Microsoft buys Wand to boost its chat-centric “conversations as a platform” vision

Microsoft just bought Wand, a chat app for iOS, to further its vision of conversations as the next big computing platform.

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HP Enterprise shows off a computer designed to emulate the human brain

Intelligent computers that can make decisions like humans are on the roadmap for Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

How to catch pentest teams and other actors on a network

At CircleCityCon, CSO's Steve Ragan talks with Dave Lewis (CSO blogger) and Jeremy Nielson about tactics, tools and practices that penetration testers (pentesters) use to find vulnerabilities, and how security officials can catch them.

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ContainerX steps into the limelight with a new container platform for enterprises

Enterprises interested in tapping container technology now have a brand-new option for managing it: ContainerX, a multitenant container-as-a-service platform for both Linux and Windows.

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Twitter is bringing an in-app Periscope button to all

Next time you're about to fire off a tweet, you can instead decide to go live with just a couple of taps.

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26% off Patriot 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive With 150MB/Sec Speed - Deal Alert

This flash drive support USB 3.0, transfers data at speeds up to 150MB/Sec, and is housed in a rugged shock and water resistent housing so your data stays safe on the go.

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AT&T Wi-Fi calling finally coming for Android, starting with the LG G4

It's a rather unusual choice for such a key feature, but AT&T says that it's coming to more Android devices soon.

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LG's new X Power packs in the juice with a 4,100 mAh battery

It's part of a batch of four new phones marketed towards those who crave longer battery life and a slim build.

Ad hoc operations in the SOC can lead to pain

At CircleCityCon, CSO's Steve Ragan chats with Paul Jorgensen, host of the PVC Security Podcast, about ad hoc processes within many security operations centers (SOCs) and how organizations can prevent these types of mistakes.

Why your password policy still sucks

Password policies don't prevent problems, they cause them. Humans are predictable, and generic password policies help attackers crack (or guess) passwords faster.

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Google revs its AI engines with a new European research group

Google has made no secret of its AI ambitions, and on Thursday it announced the next step in its bold plans to realize them: a brand-new research group in Europe focused squarely on machine learning.

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided hands-on: Choose your own cyber-augmented adventure

Deus Ex's famed open gameplay returns in Mankind Divided.

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Flaws expose Cisco small-business routers, firewalls to hacking

Three models of Cisco wireless VPN firewalls and routers from the small business RV series contain a critical unpatched vulnerability that attackers can exploit remotely to take control of devices.

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Asus challenges Apple's iPad Mini with the less-pricey ZenPad Z8

At $249.99, Asus' new ZenPad Z8 tablet with Android could make one ponder why they should buy Apple's iPad Mini 4, which starts at $399.

Security Sessions: How CSOs can reduce alert fatigue

In the latest episode of Security Sessions, Hexadite CEO Eran Barak joins CSO Editor-in-Chief Joan Goodchild to discuss the problem of security alert fatigue, in which a company receives so many alerts from their systems that they end up potentially ignoring or missing critical alerts.

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Prices plummet for Nvidia GTX 900-series graphics cards, but you still shouldn't buy them

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 900 series cards are getting cheaper, but you don't want them.