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NetApp Better Trends Report from the CEO Architecture for Car Enable Mini-Internets Organizations Safe? Best Hybrid Vendors Before Deploying Edge Fog Computing Report

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Volume LXII, Issue 5

The inaugural National Research Platform (NRP) Workshop attracted more than one-hundred scientists this week in Montana to plan for work that will impact the future of the internet.

Physicists represent early adopters of big data with projects such as the Large Hadron Collider at CERN generating exabytes – or billions of gigabytes of data – in contrast to say a typical Netflix movie of just a few gigabytes.

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More Important for Biz Report from the CEO Industry 4.0 Network Cloud Cybersecurity 10 Hybrid Cloud Stats Best Hybrid Vendors Before Deploying Edge Fog Computing Report

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Volume LXII, Issue 4

This week, the DCIA salutes the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for releasing the final draft of its National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.

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Volume LXII, Issue 3

The expanding universe of connected devices and sensors known as the internet of things (IoT) is forecast to surpass 20 billion devices by 2020.

But the rapid growth and relative immaturity of this emerging sector have enabled a proliferation of insufficiently protected products, which in turn has created vulnerabilities in network security.

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Ent Techs to Watch Report from the CEO Retail Data Breaches Wells Fargo War Room Step on Cyber Policy IoT Edge Computing Telefonica OoB Mobile Verizon #1 Mobile Net

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Volume LXII, Issue 2

This week, US Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced the ECPA Modernization Act of 2017, a bill designed to modernize the privacy laws that protect the digital communications of American citizens.

The measure is more comprehensive than previous versions and would fundamentally reform the existing and outdated Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).

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Google 3X $500K Deals Report from the CEO Combating Malware US and Russia Cyber AT&T 5G Edge Comp Proximity Computing Big Data Innovation St Gov Cybersecurity

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Health Data Breaches Report from the CEO Combating Malware US and Russia Cyber AT&T 5G Edge Comp Proximity Computing Big Data Innovation St Gov Cybersecurity

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Volume LXII, Issue 1

TechSci Research’s new Global Telecom Cloud Market report projects a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) exceeding 19% in the sector from $11 billion in 2016 to $38.5 billion by 2022 led by AT&T, CenturyLink, and Verizon.

Other major players cited in the report include BT Group, China Telecommunication, Deutsche Telekom, Fusion Telecommunications International, IBM, NTT Communications, Singapore Telecommunications, Telstra, Telus, TATA Communications, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, and ZTE.

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Global Cloud Market Report from the CEO Compliance Guidelines File Sys & Obj Storage MEC Market Analysis MSFT Intelligent Edge Forbes Cloud 100 Cos Data Storage Breach

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Volume LXI, Issue 12

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has published its seventh annual privacy scoring report, ranking top technology and telecommunications brands based on how well they protect user data against government intervention, including corporate policies for providing customer notification and challenging National Security Letters (NSLs).

During 2016, for example, the federal government sent nearly fifty-thousand requests for consumer data to Facebook, twenty-eight thousand to Twitter, and more than nine-thousand to Apple.

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Skills for Cloud Jobs Report from the CEO Big Data Analytics Global IoT Strategy 10 Coolest Startups Fog Market Outlook Telefonica Germany Cyberattack Clues

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Volume LXI, Issue 11

The tenth annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, based on information from more than 42,000 incidents involving over 1,900 breaches in 84 countries, has just been released for 2017.

The DCIA encourages you to familiarize yourself with the findings of this valuable report and use the information to improve the cybersecurity posture at your organization.

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Volume LXI, Issue 10

The DCIA commends Cybereason for discovering a vaccine against this week’s cyberattack that targeted government and private corporate servers globally.

Initially dubbed “Petya” due to code in common with earlier malware of that name, Kapersky Labs later renamed it “NotPetya” when such similarities proved superficial.

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Cybercrime Is Danger Isn’t After a Ransom Move to the Cloud Report from the CEO US Israel Cyber Pact Cyber Advice for SMBs Enterprise Cloud Shift Cloud Comes of Age Cloud Inflection Point Telecom Svcs Stocks Docker in Multi-Cloud 5G Is Coming Nearer Telefonica & Huawei Mobile Edge Compute Towers

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Volume LXI, Issue 9

As the DCIA completes its fourteenth year, we take this opportunity to thank our member companies, association sponsors, and DCINFO readers.

We are privileged to serve a group of organizations as dynamic and diverse as the distributed computing industry.

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Cloud Spending Is Up Edge Computing Mkt Cook & Bezos to WH Report from the CEO Verizon & Cisco VNF Cisco Adapts to Cloud Edge & Data Centers What’s Fog Computing Fog IoT Comp Model Global Fog Comp Mkt Fed Cloud Catch Up Gov Sites Fail Audit Bks & Cos

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Video Eats Internet Cybersecurity Repair Cloud Security Spend Report from the CEO Verizon Buys Yahoo Telefonica and Cloud VZ Adds Cloud VNFs Amazon Hires Legend Dan Schnapp to SMNY Hybrid Flash Array Edge and Cloud Comp Cyber in IoT & Mobile Block next WannaCry US Blames No Korea Op Model

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Volume LXI, Issue 8

In a departure from reporting on the impacts of mobile cloud, edge computing, cybersecurity, big data, social networking, or the internet of things on the distribution of high-value content, this week we celebrate a milestone in the delivery of such content.

Nearly a quarter century after initially being proposed, the Olympic Channel will launch on July 15th to more than 35 million homes.

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3.5M Cyber Jobs Open Cloud & Cybersecurity Cloud Wars Top Ten Report from the CEO Telecom Cloud Market VZ Mobile Cloud Vision Telefonica MapReduce OpenText Buys Firm Cloud Change Agent Pushing Cloud to Edge Edge Best Practices Open Internet Docket NAB & Cybersecurity Computing Power Up Intel Video Processor Hollywood

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Volume LXI, Issue 7

Following up on last week’s report covering the impact on cloud service providers (CSPs) of new cybersecurity regulations in China, this week’s report turns to a similar discussion of new data protection regulation in Europe.

The DCIA’s primary concern is that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which becomes effective in May 2018, will impact in a material way the business models of CSPs.

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Amazon’s Stock $1K ENISA Cybersecurity Telefonica & Huawei Report from the CEO Oracle and Tencent APAC Cybersecurity Rackspace Cloud CEO Cloud for Telephony? Edge vs. Cloud Sense Edge Replace Cloud? AetherWorks Joins OC Cisco’s IoT Platform Cybersecurity So Hard Threats to Address Why Problems Worse Redouble Your Efforts Coming DCIA

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Volume LXI, Issue 6

Last month, the DCIA signed-on to an industry letter to the government of China, and we now join a group of more than fifty trade organizations and chambers of commerce in urging officials to delay implementation of a new law that will be harmful to the advancement of cloud computing.

The National People’s Congress’s Standing Committee passed the law in 2016, and supplemental sections published by the government expanded its scope to cover business sectors beyond technology providers, making it even more onerous due to its ambiguous language, restrictive provisions, and anti-competitive regulatory framework.

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Cloud Computing Wins Cloud and Telephony Edge vs. Cloud Sense Report from the CEO Edge Replace Cloud? What Is Torrenting? AetherWorks Joins OC Cisco’s IoT Platform Fog, Mist, Hardware Cybersecurity So Hard Threats to Address Pay Ransomware? Why Problems Worse Redouble Your Efforts Hughes Hubbard Wins No Drone Registration Coming

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