Improving privacy of a global genomic data sharing network

A Case Western Reserve University computer and data sciences researcher is working to shore up privacy protections for people whose genomic information is stored in a vast global collection of vital, personal data. Erman Ayday pursued novel methods for… Continue reading Improving privacy of a global genomic data sharing network

Ongoing and initial costs top list of barriers to 5G implementation

5G is set to deliver higher data transfer rates for mission-critical communications and will allow massive broadband capacities, enabling high-speed communication across various applications such as the Internet of Things (IoT), robotics, advanced anal… Continue reading Ongoing and initial costs top list of barriers to 5G implementation

Mobile messengers expose billions of users to privacy attacks

Popular mobile messengers expose personal data via discovery services that allow users to find contacts based on phone numbers from their address book, according to researchers. When installing a mobile messenger like WhatsApp, new users can instantly … Continue reading Mobile messengers expose billions of users to privacy attacks

GAIA-X to strenghten European digital infrastructure sovereignity

The GAIA-X Initiative announced that it is one step closer to its goal of a trustworthy, sovereign digital infrastructure for Europe, with the official signing of incorporation papers for GAIA-X AISBL, a non-profit association that will take the projec… Continue reading GAIA-X to strenghten European digital infrastructure sovereignity

What are the most vulnerable departments and sectors to phishing attacks?

While cyber attackers chase down system vulnerabilities and valuable data each passing day, the business world has taken the measures against them. The latest trends and cybersecurity statistics reveal that data from various sources, especially mobile … Continue reading What are the most vulnerable departments and sectors to phishing attacks?

Data virtualization service Varada raises $12M

Varada, a Tel Aviv-based startup that focuses on making it easier for businesses to query data across services, today announced that it has raised a $12 million Series A round led by Israeli early-stage fund MizMaa Ventures, with participation by Gefen Capital. “If you look at the storage aspect for big data, there’s always innovation, […] Continue reading Data virtualization service Varada raises $12M

Microsoft retrieves its experimental underwater data center

Data centers are fast becoming one of the most power-hungry industries, since they require such heavy-duty cooling and maintenance. Microsoft has now finished a two-year test of an unconventional solution – dropping a data center to the bottom of the s… Continue reading Microsoft retrieves its experimental underwater data center

What does Chocolate Have to do With Maintaining Privacy Regulations…

Ever since the murmurings regarding GDPR began in 2016, achieving privacy compliance has become a common discussion (well, at least among CISOs and CIOs). While lots and lots of ink has been spilled on the “how to get there” aspect of achieving complia… Continue reading What does Chocolate Have to do With Maintaining Privacy Regulations…

Are today’s organizations ready for the data age?

67% of business and IT managers expect the sheer quantity of data to grow nearly five times by 2025, a Splunk survey reveals. The research shows that leaders see the significant opportunity in this explosion of data and believe data is extremely or ver… Continue reading Are today’s organizations ready for the data age?