Topic: security

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W. Va. to use blockchain-based mobile app for mid-term voting

The state will be the first ever to use a blockchain-enabled mobile voting app – developed by Voatz – to allow absentee voters to cast ballots in the mid-term elections this fall.

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10 hot hybrid-cloud startups to watch

With few enterprises using purely private or purely public cloud infrastructure, startups have emerged to meet unique hybrid-cloud needs for management, storage and virtualization.

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Can Senseon beat Darktrace at its own game with its 'AI triangulation' technology

A breakaway company from British cyber security darlings Darktrace called Senseon says it is plugging a gap in the infosec market that's sorely lacking - claiming unanimous approval from the CIOs who are enthusiastically taking up the technology.

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Microsoft’s SignalR real-time service moves to the cloud

The cloud service is geared to apps including social networks and GPS

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How we did it: 10 hot hybrid-cloud startups to watch

Getting chosen for the hot 10 hybrid-cloud startups list meant a good idea, strong leadership, adequate funding and no bull.

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What is Microsoft’s Intune – and how well does the UEM tool really work?

Microsoft's unified endpoint management offering, Intune, has the potential to reduce time and effort managing desktop and mobile work environments. But it's not without its own set of problems, according to users.

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Alternatives to Nmap: from simple to advanced network scanning

Nmap has established itself as a premier, free, open-source network mapping tool. There are alternatives that are also free, though they vary in their sophistication and ease of use.

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Four API trends in a GDPR world

Here is an exploration of how the GDPR regulations have impacted APIs and how things may pan out in the near future.

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What is Wireshark? What this essential troubleshooting tool does and how to use it

Wireshark is a must-have (and free) network protocol analyzer for any security professional or systems administrator. It's like Jaws, only for packets.

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Snooper's Charter dealt fresh blow by European Court of Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights deemed the UK's state surveillance regime as unlawful in a landmark ruling yesterday, adding fuel to the fire in a fresh challenge to the current government's latest snooping powers, enshrined in the Investigatory Powers Act of 2016.

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New cold boot attack putting Apple, Dell and Lenovo laptops at risk

A recently discovered security flaw is putting modern laptops at risk suggesting that a hacker can get access to the contents of your laptop in as little as five minutes.

Georgia Tech research: smart-building and IoT technology are highly fragmented

Data gathered by traditional building systems goes overlooked because it is formats aren’t compatible with data formats used by newer IoT devices, slowing the advance of smart cities.