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Friday, July 31, 2015

Americas are just 2 weeks away from running out of IPv4 addresses

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Americas are just 2 weeks away from running out of IPv4 addresses
John Curran, CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), told attendees at the Campus Technology conference in Boston on Wednesday that the IP address authority's pool of IPv4 addresses has dwindled to 90,000 and will be exhausted in about two weeks. "This is a pretty dramatic issue," says Curran, who founded ARIN in 1997 and was once CTO of Internet pioneer BBN. Read More

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WEBCAST: Accenture

Shaping the "We Economy"
The Accenture Technology Vision 2015 maps out a three-year set of technology trends that businesses should not ignore. Digitizing everything is giving birth to a new era of "digital ecosystems." View Now.


Do these 5 things before you start your IT job search
With unemployment rates in the tech sector the lowest in years, it's a job seeker's market -- a trend that experts expect will continue through the second half of 2015.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More


Symantec: Well-heeled hacking group Black Vine behind Anthem breach
A group has been singled out as the attacker behind the recently disclosed hack against Anthem, believed to be the largest waged against a health care company.It was Black Vine that broke into the health insurer's systems and stole more than 80 million patients records, Symantec said Tuesday in a report.For Black Vine, it was the latest in a long line of hacks that began in 2012. Black Vine has gone after other businesses that deal with sensitive and critical data, including organizations in the aerospace, technology and finance industries, according to Symantec. The majority of the attacks (82 percent) were waged against U.S. businesses.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Opponents focus on defeating CISA cyberthreat info sharing bill
CISA may be delayed after millions of faxes opposed to the bill are delivered to senators Read More

Obama won't pardon Snowden, despite petition
The NSA leaker should return to the US and face charges, an Obama advisor says Read More


Leveraging the Cloud for Your Social Business Workloads
Today, "social business" - a broad term that describes how social, mobile, and other technologies facilitate enhanced employee, customer, and partner engagement - has transformed the way we do business. Read this Frost & Sullivan whitepaper to learn why the cloud is one of the key reasons for this rapid transformation. Learn More

NSA will lose access to 'historical' phone surveillence data Nov. 29
After Nov. 29, data requests must be made on an as-needed basis to the FISA Court Read More

Even without breaches, don't count on websites to hide that you have an account with them
  Online dating websites Adult Friend Finder and Ashley Madison were exposed to account enumeration attacks, researcher finds Read More

Maliciously crafted MKV video files can be used to crash Android phones
Researchers discovered a vulnerability in Android's mediaserver component that can be exploited by malicious apps and websites Read More

IDG Contributor Network: AnyConnect Day 0 Support for Windows 10 and OSX El Capitan
A summary of what versions are needed. What needs to be uninstall and re-installed. Best practices to get AnyConnect support on Day-1 of Windows 10, and what to do BEFORE you upgrade. Read More

: Dell Inc.

Infographic: Change Your Desktops, Change Your Business
View this infographic for tips on how to lower IT costs and boost employee productivity for a competitive edge. View now

Google: Lock up your Compute Engine data with your own encryption keys
The company didn't say whether it will offer this feature to its other Cloud Platform services Read More

Researchers disclose four unpatched vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer
The reports contain limited information, making exploit development hard and unlikely Read More

Report: Microsoft paying $320 million for cloud security provider Adallom
Adallom provides a range of security and data gathering tools to businesses Read More


FREE COURSE: Learn basic Cisco networking
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