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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Comcast planning nationwide gigabit broadband in 2 years. What will it cost?

Dell Oro Group: Check Point, Fortinet, Palo Alto making gains in security appliances | Top 25 computer science colleges, ranked by alumni earnings

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Comcast planning nationwide gigabit broadband in 2 years. What will it cost?
A Comcast executive says the company is currently testing technology based on the DOCSIS 3.1 standard, which can transmit data at rates up to 10 Gigabits per second (Gbps) in ideal environments, and is aiming to deploy the technology on a nationwide basis by 2018. Read More


A Call To Action To Automate Breach Response
Discover how to quickly remediate aggressive security threats. Read this report from Forrester Research and see how new automated compliance processes will reduce your organization's risk. Learn More


Breaches Happen: Be Prepared
Today, ransomware has emerged as one of the most troublesome malware categories of our time. In this research, Symantec looks at how different types of ransomware work, not just from a technological point of view but also from a psychological viewpoint. Learn More

Dell Oro Group: Check Point, Fortinet, Palo Alto making gains in security appliances
There's a continuing shift among the top security appliance vendors that has Cisco remaining at the top of the sales heap but with Check Point Software, Fortinet and Palo Alto Networks making gains and pressuring Juniper Networks, according to new research from Dell'Oro Group. Read More

Top 25 computer science colleges, ranked by alumni earnings
University of California, Santa Barbara, is the top computer science school in the U.S., according to a new salary-centric report from compensation specialist PayScale. The research company ranked 187 colleges and universities with computer science programs based on the median pay of the schools' compsci alumni. Read More


KLM efficiencies soar worldwide
Leading airline uses eSign services in Adobe Document Cloud for alliance partnerships, initiating corporate rollout, and supporting company sustainability goals. Learn More

AT&T Wi-Fi hotspot reportedly stuffs extra ads into Web pages
Stanford University computer scientist Jonathan Mayer was recently Web browsing at a U.S. airport when he reportedly noticed there were too many online advertisements.T Read More

Massachusetts boarding school sued over Wi-Fi sickness
The parents of an anonymous student at the Fay School in Southborough, Mass., allege that the Wi-Fi at the institution is making their child sick, according to a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court earlier this month. Read More


WLAN Buyer's Guide
It is crucial to thoroughly understand the systems management capabilities of any WLAN being considered, since this will be the largest ongoing expense of the overall deployment. Learn how to evaluate properly by reading Aerohive's WLAN Definitive Guide. View Now>>

4 overblown Windows 10 worries
Not long after Windows 10 was released late last month, it received a different kind of publicity than Microsoft wanted -- concerns about everything from its privacy practices to fears about a new feature called Wi-Fi Sense to unhappiness with the way updates are delivered, and more. Read More

Traction Watch: Cybrary helps fill gap of 1 million unoccupied cybersecurity jobs
Cybersecurity breaches are in the news constantly. Just this week, Carphone Warehouse, the British mobile phone retailer, disclosed that data on up to 2.4 million customers had been compromised due to a sophisticated cyberattack. Hackers are getting ever more creative, too. Read More

DARPA: Current DDoS protection isn't cutting it
Researchers with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will next month detail a new program they hope will ratchet-up the way the military, public and private enterprise protect their networks from distributed denial-of-service DDoS attacks. Read More

STEM fields dominate ranking of college majors
The top 25 bachelor-level majors all have mid-career median pay numbers above $100,000, and the vast majority of them are STEM majors. Read More


13 big data and analytics companies to watch

Most of the newcomers not surprisingly have a cloud element to their offerings, leading to every sort of X-as-a-service pitch you can imagine.


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