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Enhance efficiency by automating IT services

Автор: | 09.07.2018

We look at the role of artificial intelligence and chatbots in IT service management Share this item with your network: Artificial intelligence (AI) technology is serving an important role in IT service management (ITSM) as organisations seek to become more efficient and find ways to avoid repetitive tasks. «; } }); /** * remove unnecessary… Читать далее »

Why Alphabet’s Project Loon internet balloons are heading to Kenya next

Автор: | 07.07.2018

Kenya will receive high-speed internet through Alphabet’s system of balloon connectivity, according to a Wednesday report by Reuters. The balloons are part of Alphabet’s effort to provide internet to rural or natural disaster-ridden areas, bringing connectivity to anyone and everyone. Alphabet’s innovation lab refer to the efforts as Project Loon, which has been in development… Читать далее »

European Parliament calls for suspension of Privacy Shield

Автор: | 06.07.2018

A majority in the European Parliamentarians has supported calls for the suspension of the Privacy Shield framework for transatlantic data transfers if the US fails to comply fully by 1 September 2018. The full house approved a resolution passed in June by 29 votes to 25 by the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee. Privacy Shield… Читать далее »

Here’s how to stop Android apps from stealing and sharing your phone data

Автор: | 06.07.2018

Smartphone users have long suspected that certain apps were listening to their conversations to better target advertisements to them. New research from Northeastern University found no evidence that Android apps are tapping your microphone and sending audio without permission—but several are actually sharing screenshots and videos of your app activity with third parties, without your… Читать далее »

Why AI must move beyond pattern-matching

Автор: | 05.07.2018

Artificial intelligence and deep learning have revolutionised applications such as computer vision, but more complex problems require a different approach Share this item with your network: Among the most elementary examples of machine learning is the one Google provides on identifying iris flowers via its Tensorflow machine learning framework. «; } }); /** * remove… Читать далее »

Cloud functionality in hyper-converged infrastructure

Автор: | 04.07.2018

We look at how you can use hyper-converged infrastructure to build private clouds and link up with public cloud services to develop hybrid and multi-cloud working Share this item with your network: Two rising stars of the IT world are set to meet as they ascend. The first, hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI), combines servers and storage… Читать далее »

5 data protection policies your employees must know in the post-GDPR era

Автор: | 04.07.2018

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect in May, requiring all organizations that handle the data of EU citizens to comply with its provisions regarding collecting and using personal data. However, a majority of companies likely missed the compliance deadline, and many employees remain unaware of the policies needed to keep data… Читать далее »

Worried about Gmail snooping? Here’s Google’s advice on keeping your account secure

Автор: | 04.07.2018

Google has posted a defense of Gmail’s privacy protections after a Wall Street Journal report found the service was allowing third-party companies to read personal emails. The WSJ reported that employees at firms offering personalized services, such as shopping and travel suggestions, are accessing and reading Gmail users’ messages. While not referencing the story directly,… Читать далее »

Complex passwords provide a false sense of security

Автор: | 04.07.2018

While having a complex password is a good idea, you’re only protecting yourselves against dictionary lists or brute force cracking attempts to access your account. Complex passwords offer zero protection should a site’s password database become compromised. Your password immediately becomes public knowledge and criminals add it to password lists that they can use when… Читать далее »

Israel accuses Hamas of using spy apps to target soldiers

Автор: | 04.07.2018

Israel has accused Palestinian Islamist group Hamas of using a World Cup live scores and fixtures app and two fake dating apps to hijack soldiers’ smartphones to spy on them. The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) says hundreds of men and women in the army were contacted through fake social media accounts and encouraged to download… Читать далее »