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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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Volume LXI, Issue 5

Following up on our reports focusing on US President Donald Trump’s cybersecurity executive order, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce this week provided additional insights at a meeting of the National Telecommunications Advisory Committee.

Key provisions include holding agency leaders accountable for IT security within their organizations and requiring agency adherence to the NIST cybersecurity framework.

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Volume LXI, Issue 4

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 2-to-1 this week to initiate a process to roll back regulations passed in a 2015 Open Internet Order that would have reclassified internet service providers (ISPs) as Title II common carriers.

The vote initiates a ninety-day Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) comment period, and FCC Chairman Ajit Pai committed to make public any resulting order before voting on it.

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Microservices Jobs Cloud Tipping Point Telecom Cloud Shifts Report from the CEO Cyber Executive Order Big Data for Military Microservices Twist Cloud & Mixed Reality Cloud-Native Media Verizon 5G NFV Trials Telefonica WAN2Cloud MSFT Cloud in Africa Cloud in Asia-Pacific Inside Data Centers Virtualization Step Disruptions Feared Coming DCIA Events

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Volume LXI, Issue 3

US President Donald Trump this week signed the Cybersecurity Executive Order, Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure, intended to increase efficiency and provide additional protections to government information technology (IT) systems.

The directive advances the administration’s efforts to modernize and secure federal networks that have been infiltrated by a variety of cyberattacks.

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DHS: Phone Security US & Japan Sharing Key Cyber Players Report from the CEO Creative Storage 2017 Telefonica Virtualizes MSFT Shifts to Edge Rackspace & Dell EMC Tech’s Frightful Five What Went Wrong IBM Agency Data Breaches St/Loc Cybersecurity Top Organization Risk Cybersecurity Mindset How to Train Workers WikiLeaks CIA

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Cloud’s Killer Quarter Cloud Skills Pay Most America Tech Council Report from the CEO Agency Data Breaches St/Loc Cybersecurity Top Organization Risk Cybersecurity Mindset How to Train Workers WikiLeaks CIA Dump Site Security Checks True Cloud Definition Fog Is Coming: Good APIs Key to Transform Data Center Changes Cloud Wars

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Volume LXI, Issue 2

The $1 trillion spending bill to fund the US federal government through September includes increases in areas of importance to the distributed computing industry.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Secret Service each will receive additional levels of funding for cybersecurity.

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Volume LXI, Issue 1

The DCIA greatly appreciates Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai’s investment of time to consult with technology interests regarding a roll-back of Net Neutrality rules created by the Commission in 2015.

The 2015 classification of broadband as a utility under the heavy regulatory framework of the old-monopoly telephone system, in the DCIA’s view, threatened continuing investment and innovation.

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Pai to Repeal Title II WH: Innov and Cyber Systemic Crisis Looms Report from the CEO Net Neutrality Change UK Cyber-Emergency Cloud Adoption State CISOs Not Keep Pace Cyber Elusive Priority WikiLeaks CIA Dump Site Security Checks True Cloud Definition Fog Is Coming: Good APIs Key to Transform Data Center

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Volume LX, Issue 12

The DCIA co-sponsored Delivery of Things World (DoTW) has attracted more than 400 DevOps experts to join us in Berlin this Monday and Tuesday, April 24th and 25th.

Our host for this seminal event, we.CONECT has rapidly become one of the leading business information companies globally, developing and providing digital business information, business events, business communities and event technology, and this event showcases its capabilities particularly well.

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Cybersecurity Skills VDMS Adds MSCloud Manufacturing & Cloud Report from the CEO High Goals for Cloud Huawei Cloud Spin-Off Hyperscale Cloud Ops Content Collaboration Optical Networking The Value of Hybrid Data Out of Control $3.5M Cybersecurity Education and ID Theft DARPA Fortified Chips Educate Employees C-Level Leaders Coming DCIA Events

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Volume LX, Issue 11

The DCIA proudly sponsors the eleventh annual Creative Storage Conference (CS 2017) taking place on May 24th at the Doubletree Hotel in Culver City, CA.

The full-day conference and tradeshow with exhibits will focus on all aspects of digital storage for professional media and entertainment, bringing together vendors, end-users, researchers, and visionaries.

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Airbnb Compute Model Livin’ on the Edge Fog Computing: Opps Report from the CEO High Goals for Cloud Huawei Cloud Spin-Off Hyperscale Cloud Ops Content Collaboration Optical Networking The Value of Hybrid Data Out of Control $3.5M Cybersecurity Education and ID Theft DARPA Fortified Chips Educate Employees C-Level Leaders Coming

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US Tech Jobs Thriving TX Tech Sector Adds Distributed Computing Report from the CEO Cloud Services $68B The Cloud Is Evolving Verizon Simplifies OTT Dat Ctrs Verizon Cloud Infrastructure Trends Cloud More Attention Ent Demand for IDaaS Managing Cloud Data NN & Data Ctr at Edge Warn of Cyber-Attack Cyber-Only

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Volume LX, Issue 10

The DCIA endorses a new measure advanced by the Senate Commerce Committee this week to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) protect their networks and customers against cyber-attacks.

The Making Available Information Now to Strengthen Trust and Resilience and Enhance Enterprise Technology, or MAIN STREET Cybersecurity Act, passed by voice vote on Wednesday.

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Target: Net Neutrality Cyber Bill of Rights? Privacy Push to States Report from the CEO Senate Privacy Vote Cos Can Stay Ahead Cyber Best Practices Cos: Share Cyber Data WikiLeaks & Spy Tools AWS Security Primer Cyber Risks Network Online Cyber Course Google Cloud Clients Google Secret: People Cloud for

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Volume LX, Issue 9

This week, the US Senate approved a resolution under the Congressional Review Act to roll-back the broadband consumer privacy rules adopted in October by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which would have gone into effect later this year.

The US House of Representatives approved a similar measure later in the week.

The broadband consumer privacy rules were intended to protect internet users from certain methods of unauthorized collection and utilization of sensitive data regarding their online activity.

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Cobol’s Breaches Role Cyber National Guard? Bio & Cyber Research Report from the CEO Senate Privacy Vote Cos Can Stay Ahead Cyber Best Practices Cos: Share Cyber Data WikiLeaks & Spy Tools AWS Security Primer Cyber Risks Network Online Cyber Course Google Cloud Clients Google Secret: People Cloud for Everything?

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