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Next Gen Innovation Report from the CEO What’s Next for IoT? Dell New IoT Strategy Rackspace Expanding Israel Caught Hackers Leaders Rely on Cloud IoTW USA in San Diego

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Volume LXIII, Issue 1

The industrial internet of things (IIoT) promises to generate a new wave of technological innovation that is set to permanently redefine the current digital landscape.

Pioneering businesses are connecting complex, physical machines with first-class analytics to unleash a wealth of new insights that were never before possible.

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Volume LXII, Issue 12

In the wake of the horrific Las Vegas, NV shooting tragedy, it should be incumbent upon leaders of every industrial sector to examine potential solutions their participating members responsively could offer to improve physical security of the public at large.

The distributed computing industry may be positioned to offer more assistance than one at first would imagine.

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Usefulness Outlived Report from the CEO Moving Cloud Closer Telecom Cloud Market Edge Interoperability Edge for IoT Efficiency Senate Panel on FTC GLTS Returns to GVE

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Lessons from Breach Report from the CEO Deloitte Reports Hack Telecom Cloud Market Edge Interoperability Edge for IoT Efficiency Senate Panel on FTC GLTS Returns to GVE

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Volume LXII, Issue 11

The DCIA supports tax cuts proposed by President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers.

The nine-page framework announced this week would spur Congress to revamp the US tax code by cutting corporate taxes to 20 percent from the current 35% and reducing taxes on foreign profits.

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Equifax CFPB Battle Report from the CEO Political Resistance SEC Systems Hacked Build a New Internet Huge Change to AWS GE Industrial Cloud Fog Industry Forecast

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Volume LXII, Issue 10

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), under the direction of internet inventor Tim Berners-Lee, this week issued new recommendations on protecting copyright in online audio and video content and improving the integrity of the internet of things (IoT).

Digital Rights Management (DRM), is central to the recommendations, which enables content rights holders to protect business models based on monetizing their intellectual property (IP) and preventing unauthorized access to their content, and also provides security for IoT devices and autonomous vehicles.

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Volume LXII, Issue 9

The DCIA is pleased to co-sponsor the 2017 Storage Visions Conference (SV 2017) with the Entertainment Storage Alliance and Coughlin Associates taking place on Monday, October 16th, in Milpitas, CA.

The conference theme is “New Visions for Digital Storage,” and the event will bring together the vendors, end-users, researchers and visionaries who will meet the growing demand for digital storage for all aspects of unstructured and lightly structured data.

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Rackspace Buys Rival Report from the CEO Breach Spurs Lawsuits Teaches Hard Lessons Cybersecurity Threats Future of Enterprise IT Edge Future Security 5G Cloud Native NFV

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Huawei Global Cloud Report from the CEO Getting on Same Page Not Just Tech Problem Cybersecurity Help Unlock Edge Promise Are Developers Ready Hyperscale Disrupts

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Volume LXII, Issue 8

This week, Equifax revealed a major compromise of sensitive consumer data affecting more than half of US adults, exceeding the size of breaches recently experienced at Home Depot, Sony, Target, and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).

Although not as large as last year’s Yahoo incident, Equifax’s breach of 143 million accounts is more serious: exposing names, birth dates, Social Security and driver’s license numbers.

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Volume LXII, Issue 7

The DCIA is pleased to partner with Qatalyst Global on Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) Europe taking place November 7th and 8th in Munich, Germany, as part of its Industrial IoT Series.

The Industrial IoT promises to generate a new wave of technological innovation that will permanently redefine the current digital landscape.

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Walmart Taps Cloud Report from the CEO IoT Market and Cloud Alibaba’s Cloud Plans Mobile Cloud Industry Protect Against Threat Saudi Telecom Cloud Early Innings for Cloud

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Verizon Cloud Security Report from the CEO Employees Big Threat Understand the Cloud MSP Architectures NetApp Better Trends Move to Cloud Career Eliminate Blind Spots

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Volume LXII, Issue 6

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is now accepting comments from industry stakeholders regarding various technical solutions as well as network capabilities to assure Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) integrity.

The DCIA supports the work of industry standards bodies in developing a framework to mitigate unlawful use of VoIP technologies, such as scam robocalls.

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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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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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Volume LX, Issue 8

Last week’s appointment by the Trump administration of White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce, formerly of the National Security Agency (NSA), as announced by Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert, should represent an important step forward.

The DCIA joins with other technology interests in urging the White House also to fill the role of Federal Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) as soon as possible.

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SMB Cybersecurity Aid AT&T & Akamai Renew Boston City on a Cloud Report from the CEO Cybersecurity: $1.5B Challenges for Advisor Cyberattacks Boomed 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? Edge

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Volume LX, Issue 7

Following up on last week’s report, the Trump administration confirmed this week that it will require federal agencies to abide by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) cybersecurity framework and, on a timely basis, report back on their implementation of its recommendations.

Trump’s larger priorities on cybersecurity include controlling and protecting federal networks and their data, safeguarding critical infrastructure, and securing the nation generally from cyber-threats; and his shorter term goals include curtailing botnets and fostering private sector participation in cyber-initiatives – regardless of politics.

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Trump Meets with Pai Amazon Lightning Rod End Near for Cloud? Report from the CEO Infrastructure’s Face CS Startups to Watch Expert Shortage Opp ML & Human-Centric Cyber Defenses Faith Managing DC Security CL Misunderstandings Experts at RSA Advice Focus on the “T” in IoT Cloud-to-Client Direct AWS Glitch Disruptive

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Volume LX, Issue 5

The DCIA is encouraged by the updated draft of the Trump administration cybersecurity executive order now being reviewed by industry leaders, and we are hopeful that the order will be issued shortly.

The order is expected to hold federal managers accountable for vulnerabilities in their technology systems and require adoption of the series of cybersecurity best practices developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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New: Edge Computing Govs & Cybersecurity Telefonica USA Links Report from the CEO Infrastructure’s Face CS Startups to Watch Expert Shortage Opp ML & Human-Centric Cyber Defenses Faith Managing DC Security CL Misunderstandings Experts at RSA Advice Focus on the “T” in IoT Cloud-to-Client Direct AWS Glitch Disruptive Oscars Flub

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Volume LX, Issue 5

The DCIA commends the US House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology this week for approving the “NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Assessment, and Auditing Act of 2017.”

Congressman Ralph Abraham (R-LA) introduced the bill mandating that government agencies adopt the cybersecurity framework developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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Pass Email Privacy Act Bolster Cybersecurity Next Platform Security Report from the CEO New CSA Security App DHS & Cyber Defenses GDPR’s Cloud Biz Opp Secure Connected-Car NY State Cyber Rules Finance Ind & DevOps Optimizing Net Design IBM Is Fit for VZ Cloud Spanner from Google AWS Videoconference Fog

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Volume LX, Issue 4

DevTeamSpace this week blogged about the top ten benefits of cloud computing in 2017.

As proponents and early adopters of storing data, accessing programs, and facilitating communications through the internet, DCIA members and DCINFO readers may appreciate the following summary.

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Fog Computing Market Serverless Computing Mobile Edge Sways NP Report from the CEO New CSA Security App DHS & Cyber Defenses GDPR’s Cloud Biz Opp Secure Connected-Car NY State Cyber Rules Finance Ind & DevOps Optimizing Net Design IBM Is Fit for VZ Cloud Spanner from Google AWS Videoconference Fog

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Volume LX, Issue 3

According to a report from German insurance company Allianz, between 75 and 96 percent of maritime accidents result from human error – often with fatigue a key factor.

But as a result of increasing internet connectivity and intelligence, remote-controlled and autonomous watercraft will soon be added to the list of disrupted transportation systems, and are expected to be safer, more efficient, and cheaper to run.

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House: Cloud Privacy Email Privacy Closer Senate Should Join Report from the CEO Trump: Cybersecurity Experts Look for Clues GAO to NCCIC: Clarify Netanyahu’s Agenda Cybersecurity Jobs Senate Bill to Track AI Is Stopping Hacks SMB Growth and Cloud Cisco Secure Gateway Importance of Cloud IoTW USA – 2 Weeks

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Volume LX, Issue 2

The US House of Representatives this week approved by voice vote the Email Privacy Act (HR 387) to protect Americans’ privacy and public safety in the digital age.

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) applauded passage of the bill:

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IoTW-USA Is Coming Rounds Subcommittee DCIA Backs Intrasect Report from the CEO GOP Changes at FCC Fed Govt and Mobile Trump Cybersecurity Senate Subcommittee 2017 Trends to Watch Skills Gap for Workers Using Threat Modeling Budget Cybersecurity Fin Svcs & Conundrum Big Data for Security 5 Ways to Secure IoT

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Volume LX, Issue 1

The DCIA is pleased to report that the Email Privacy Act (HR 387), which has the full support of our organization, will be on the House of Representatives suspension calendar for Monday.

The bill is very similar to the version that passed the House in the 114th Congress, but did not have time to clear the Senate before its final recess.

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Volume LIX, Issue 12

The DCIA commends the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for its Cybersecurity Framework, which offers plain language sound advice for enterprise adoption.

The framework helps bridge communication gaps between cybersecurity technologists and people working in other disciplines.

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Cos Leading in Cloud Cloud Habits in 2017 Security Concerns Top Report from the CEO GOP Changes at FCC Fed Govt and Mobile Trump Cybersecurity Senate Subcommittee 2017 Trends to Watch Skills Gap for Workers Using Threat Modeling Budget Cybersecurity Fin Svcs & Conundrum Big Data for Security 5 Ways

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What’s Next for Tech Cyber Contracts Flow Cloud Is Winning Big Report from the CEO Surveillance Threat 49% Cyber Victims OMB Breach Guidance Congress Protections Lawmakers’ Agenda Grid Imminent Danger DHS & Cybersecurity NIST New Framework Data Next Hot Button FCC Impassioned Plea Moore’s Law No Prob Einstein@Home Score Coming

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Volume LIX, Issue 11

The DCIA alerts member companies and other industry participants that maritime operations will become a new target for cybersecurity regulation in 2017.

This will be a departure from the preferred voluntary approaches that on a vessel-specific basis have been the practice to date.

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Ideas for New Czar Fog New Revolution Telefonica Modernizes Report from the CEO Surveillance Threat 49% Cyber Victims OMB Breach Guidance Congress Protections Lawmakers’ Agenda Grid Imminent Danger DHS & Cybersecurity NIST New Framework Data Next Hot Button FCC Impassioned Plea Moore’s Law No Prob Einstein@Home Score Coming DCIA Events

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Volume LIX, Issue 10

The DCIA is joining with fellow trade organizations, public interest advocates, and technology companies, to voice our support for the Email Privacy Act (HR 387), and we encourage you to do so.

This measure updates the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the law that sets standards for government access to private internet communications, to reflect internet users’ reasonable expectations of privacy with respect to emails, texts, notes, photos, and other sensitive information stored in the cloud.

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Nation Cybersecurity Time to Fix Policies DHS Priority for 2017 Report from the CEO Senate Cyber Hearing Visual Map of Trends Email Fraud Threats Industrial Revolution Nixplay Verizon Cloud Telefonica and Nokia Hughes Hubbard IP Offshore Phenomenon Cloud Market Growing Microsoft’s Strategy Fog Market 55% CAGR The Future Is Foggy

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Volume LIX, Issue 9

The CTA’s enormous and strategically important CES achieved the half-century mark this week in Las Vegas, NV, with the DCIA marking our first decade in being an Allied Association of CTA for this seminal event.

We are grateful to be able to participate at this level.

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Cybersecurity in 2017 Early Trump Priority Data Sleeping Giant Report from the CEO Corporate Boards China’s Cybersecurity CIA & Russian Hacking Mach Lrning / Gov Sec Cloud to Keep Growing Nets & Sec Converge Enterprise Storage Big Data Will Evolve Hottest Tech Skills ’17 AV and Cybersecurity Edge, Fog, and

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Volume LIX, Issue 8

President-elect Donald Trump this week named Thomas Bossert, who had served as a national security aide in the George W. Bush administration, as his chief advisor on cybersecurity.

Bossert currently consults privately on homeland security matters as a fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative.

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Trump Cybersecurity Most Data Breaches Top 2017 Tech Skills Report from the CEO Human Factor Area Cloud Revolutionized Cloud and Fog in IoT Cloud Computing End Politics of Resistance Checkpoint Security Security Predictions Hacked Yahoo Data IBM 25,000 US Jobs Raytheon & Pentagon Adobe Flash Player Pragmatic Hybrid Cld Coming

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Volume LIX, Issue 7

The year is ending with action related to cybersecurity in both the US Senate and House of Representatives.

Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) intends to introduce a bill in the next Congress that would create a select Senate committee to address cybersecurity matters.

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Volume LIX, Issue 6

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, who has served in that role since 2013, made his decision public this week to leave the FCC on January 20th.

His announcement follows the US Senate’s non-renewal of a new term for fellow Democrat Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, who will need to depart on January 3rd.

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2017 Cloud Priorities Cloud Comp Grows Up Joins the Mainstream Report from the CEO What Fog Means: IoT Edge Not Yet Priority Rebalancing Equation Smart City Challenge Politics of Resistance Checkpoint Security Security Predictions Hacked Yahoo Data IBM 25,000 US Jobs Raytheon & Pentagon Adobe Flash Player Pragmatic Hybrid Cld

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Volume LIX, Issue 5

It’s no secret that the expanding universe of connected devices comprising the internet of things (IoT) increasingly represents a primary target for malicious cyberattacks.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has now released guidelines on how organizations can utilize cybersecurity measures to protect IoT devices, and why an engineering approach for building security into IoT technology is recommended.

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Verizon Data Centers Commission Report Success Up to Trump Report from the CEO Warn of Botnet Threat FCC Abandons Rules States and Utilities Liable Software Flaws Children’s Toys Spy Cybersecurity Talent Competition Heats Up Cloud Risk Ownership 10 Mind Blowing Stats File Sync and Share Cloud & Data Center Cloud

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Volume LIX, Issue 4

In his recent video message, US President-elect Donald Trump committed to task the Joint Chiefs and Department of Defense (DoD) with developing a plan to protect critical infrastructure from cyberattacks.

Engaging the military to address threats to power plants, electricity grids, public transportation systems, and telecommunications networks – areas that are essential to national security and already have significant government involvement at federal, state, and local levels – makes sense; and the first priority task should include shoring up government IT systems.

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ECC Now Established IoT: DC Cool Again AWS Cybersecurity Report from the CEO SMB Need: Get Smart Hackers New Botnet IoT Research Hacking Optimization Curve Hybrid Cloud Security Not Using Automation Competition Heats Up Cloud Risk Ownership 10 Mind Blowing Stats File Sync and Share Cloud & Data Center Cloud

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Trump/Net Neutrality McCain: Cyber Comm Cognitive Hack Book Report from the CEO CS & Online Shopping Analytics and Storage Mobile Edge Compute Services as Software Flash Storage at HPC Behold the Intercloud What’s Best for Apps? Four Stages of IIoT Cloud Price Discounts Oracle Acquires Dyn G&B Decentralized IT Help

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Volume LIX, Issue 3

In proposing his national cybersecurity plan in October, US President-elect Trump said, “As a deterrent against attacks on our critical resources, the United States must possess the unquestioned capacity to launch crippling cyber counterattacks.”

“This is the warfare of the future, and America’s dominance in this arena must be unquestioned,” he added.

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Volume LIX, Issue 2

The DCIA commends the US House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce for holding a joint hearing of its commerce and technology committees this week on “Understanding the Role of Connected Devices in Recent Cyber Attacks.”

Their hearing addressed the October 21st distribution denial of service (DDoS) attack on Dyn by botnets overwhelming popular consumer websites with junk traffic.

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Verizon’s IoT Business Cybersecurity Priority FBI Break into Device Report from the CEO AT&T Looks Forward IoT & Big Data Cloud Twitter Ruled Social Big Data Did Triumph All Digital Disruption Large Data Volumes FBI Warns of Attacks IT Security Market Up 2017 Storage Industry Next for IoT Security? Avoiding

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Volume LIX, Issue 1

The US President-elect Donald Trump, by his own admission, is not much of a techie.

Even his prolific campaign tweets were actually posted online by aides.

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Thiel’s Bet Pays Off Trump Win and Tech Presidency and Cloud Report from the CEO What It Means for IoT Presidential Politics Twitter Ruled Social Big Data Did Triumph All Digital Disruption Large Data Volumes FBI Warns of Attacks IT Security Market Up 2017 Storage Industry Next for IoT Security?

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Election Night Threat Voting System Hacks Cyberattacks Whither Report from the CEO Chinese Cyber Law Chip-Level Security 100K Infected Devices ISPs Could Secure IoT DDoS and Cloud Users Data Process Options Telefonica Solutions NetApp Secures Data Micros & Smart Nets Tech vs. Shutdowns IoT Power to Net Edge Trends in

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Volume LVIII, Issue 12

The DCIA commends the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for its approval of broadband consumer privacy rules on Thursday to protect internet users from certain methods of unauthorized collection and utilization of sensitive data regarding their online activity.

The action represents an important – but by no means final – step towards empowering consumers and thereby fostering sustainable advancement and innovation of online services.

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DDoS Caused Outage Your DVR Was Hacked New Hacker Weapons Report from the CEO Cloud Remains Secure Don’t Stop All Attacks With It or Left Behind Security and Privacy DoD Finalizes CC Rule DoT Vehicle Guidance FDIC Stalls CB Report Edge & IoT Challenge Net IoT Cloud Future Use One

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Volume LVIII, Issue 11

Leading into Security of Things World USA this week in San Diego, CA, the DCIA is pleased to announce an extension and expansion of our partnership with the we.CONECT Group for 2017.

Since 2014, we.CONECT has grown to become a leader in private sector information, business-to-business (B2B) digital media, and trade events.

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Volume LVIII, Issue 9

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this week published Guidance on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) & Cloud Computing, providing important new insights for cloud computing service providers (CSPs).

Can a HIPAA-covered entity or business associate (BA) use a cloud service to store or process electronic protected health information (ePHI)?

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Distribute and Win Oracle Taps Verizon TechOne Picks NetApp Report from the CEO SN: Transform World Computing with SDN Wyden on Encryption Cloud: Where It’s At Innovation Begins Face of Hybrid Cloud End-to-End Resiliency Return of Fragmented Edge Computing: Rev Machine Learning & AI Escaping Mainframes Cloud and Fog in

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IoT: DC Is Cool Again Akamai Adds Soha Intelligence to Edge Report from the CEO LOCK DOWN LOGINS! Body-Based Transmit Dem Cellphone Hack Unified Cybersecurity NIST Assessment Tool Cyber Insurance Bill Regs Remain Murky States Breach Laws McCaul: Decryption Blockchain Caucus Enterprise Storage NetApp HD Program

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Volume LVIII, Issue 8

Following up on last week’s report, we are pleased to be able to report that one the US Presidential candidates has articulated a strategy on national cybersecurity.

Republican candidate Donald Trump made his remarks in Herndon, VA to a veterans’ group, stating that cybersecurity would be an “immediate and top priority” in his administration.

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Volume LVIII, Issue 10

Two questions I often hear are, “How do fog and edge computing relate to cloud computing?” and “What’s the difference between fog and edge computing?”

It’s helpful to begin with a definition of cloud computing, which continues to be our industry’s leading growth driver as more and more private and public sector organizations of all sizes migrate “to the cloud” for more efficient management of business and technical functions.

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Cybersecurity Spend Obama: Pandemic Need United Effort Report from the CEO Edge Computing Gaining an IoT Edge Telefonica Big Data DarkMatter & NetApp Innovation Begins Face of Hybrid Cloud End-to-End Resiliency Return of Fragmented Edge Computing: Rev Machine Learning & AI Escaping Mainframes Cloud and Fog in IoT

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CEO Revived NetApp Telefonica Open Cloud Fed Cyber Incidents Report from the CEO LOCK DOWN LOGINS! Body-Based Transmit Dem Cellphone Hack Unified Cybersecurity NIST Assessment Tool Cyber Insurance Bill Regs Remain Murky States Breach Laws McCaul: Decryption Blockchain Caucus Enterprise Storage NetApp HD Program Coming DCIA Events

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Volume LVIII, Issue 7

On Monday evening, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump met at Hoftra University in the first of three US Presidential candidate debates.

While our industry did not receive the attention it deserves given the relative importance of distributed computing to economic growth and national security, cybersecurity at least was briefly discussed.

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Volume LVIII, Issue 6

We commend The US House of Representatives for passing legislation this week that will task the Small Business Administration (SBA) with assisting small businesses in improving their preparedness against cyber-threats.

The Improving Small Business Cyber Security Act will increase the cybersecurity offerings of small-business development centers (SMBCs) including awareness building, technical training, and access to expertise in this space.

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Cloud Now Mainstream Salesforce & Twitter? Cloud Security Scores Report from the CEO Cyber Alert: Scrutiny Smart-Home Concern Self-Driving Cars List Cellphone Alerts Used IoT, Edge, Big Data Guccifer 2.0 DNC Docs Team8’s New Startup Outdated Fed Systems New Cloud Landscape DHS Chf on Vote Hack FTC vs Ransomware EU

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Volume LVIII, Issue 5

Plan now to join us this December here in Washington, DC at the Government Video Expo (GVE) 2016 and the National Drone Show (NDS), the next co-located events in the DCIA’s expanded partnership with NewBay Media.

NewBay Media connects and informs millions of constituents in the world’s most dynamic industries through its award-winning content, integrated media capabilities, and high-profile network-building informative events.

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Touhill First Fed CISO Verizon’s IoT LED Add Apply Fog to the IoT? Report from the CEO Regs: Cybersecurity NetApp Storage Boom Ensuring File Security Telefonica’s LA Cloud Privacy vs Security DoJ IoT Devices Study Huawei Enters Cloud Serverless Technology IoT Analytics to Edge DHS Chf on Vote Hack FTC

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Volume LVIII, Issue 4

Looking ahead to 2017, we’re pleased to announce that the DCIA has been invited to participate as an Allied Association with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and plans to exhibit at CES 2017.

CES 2017 takes place on January 5th through 8th in Las Vegas, NV.

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VZ’s Stratton at CTIA NetApp All-Flash Array Cloud, Edge, Ind Net Report from the CEO Industrial Internet Updating Networks Cybersecurity: Issue CEO Lessons Learned More Technology Risk GE: 124 YO Start-Up Security for Future Org Chart & Budget IoT Brings New Risk Cloud Firm Helps Read Between Lines Energy Industry

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Jacob to Lead VDMS NetApp Showcases Encryption Debate Report from the CEO Solving Storage Prob NetApp for Hadoop China’s New Tone Distributed Ledgers Dell and EMC Merger GE: 124 YO Start-Up Security for Future Org Chart & Budget IoT Brings New Risk Cloud Firm Helps Read Between Lines Energy Industry

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Volume LVIII, Issue 3

There’s now only one month before the DCIA co-sponsored Internet & Mobile World (IMW) 2016, the largest business-to-business (B2B) expo-conference for information technology (IT) and digital solutions in Central & Eastern Europe (CEE).

Taking place on October 5th and 6th in Bucharest, Romania, the event brings together over 8,000 business representatives from across the region. The event agenda is now online and includes topics like robotics for businesses, cybersecurity, developing mobile apps, virtual reality, JavaScript, Java, IoT platforms and many more, to be hosted by over 130 international and local speakers.

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NetApp’s S-S Arrays Cybersecurity Focus Privacy Protection Report from the CEO Car Hacking Threat Protect Customers NSA Broke Encryption Cloud Data Encryption Why Still a Challenge Retail Not Investing Architecture Concerns Cooling at the Edge Half of Cloud Outside FCC Plans Revoked Fog Min Resources Amazon Wins Race

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Volume LVIII, Issue 2

Following up on last week’s report, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has placed a request for information (RFI) in the Federal Register to support the new White House Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Information of interest to the Commission encompasses a great many issues related to cybersecurity concerns and issues that can be forecast through the coming decade.

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Olympians & IoT Help Fog Is IoT Killer App “Network of Things” Report from the CEO Cloudlets: Int Devices IoT Nervous System Data Privacy Battle DNC & Cybersecurity GOP & Telecom Law China Sparks Concern Distrib Batch Control Cooling at the Edge Half of Cloud Outside FCC Plans Revoked Fog

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Volume LVIII, Issue 1

Computer scientist Jeffrey Voas, through his National Institute of Standards (NIST) Special Publication 800-183, has provided industry with a tool to help address security implications exposed by the Internet of Things (IoT).

He uses the term Network of Things (NoT) in addition to IoT to encompass local area networks of things that are not connected to the internet, which should be included in this consideration.

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Pub Cloud to $195 Bil Cyber-Mkt Up 10%/Yr Olympic Streams 1B+ Report from the CEO Malicious Apps Spike Security 101 Lessons Data Theft Sharp Rises PTC & IoT M2M Council Is Security a Priority? NetApp Takes Honors Distrib Batch Control Cooling at the Edge Half of Cloud Outside FCC Plans

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Volume LVII, Issue 12

Following last month’s meeting with the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) and leading US telecommunications firms, the NCSC launched a campaign this week entitled “Know the Risk – Raise Your Shield: Supply Chain Risk Management.”

The program is directed at telecommunications and other key infrastructure services companies based in the Unites States.

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Volume LVII, Issue 11

The DCIA is pleased to expand our partnership with Universum Events to include Internet & Mobile World 2016, the largest business-to-business (B2B) expo-conference for information technology (IT) and digital solutions in Central & Eastern Europe (CEE), taking place on October 5th and 6th in Bucharest, Romania.

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US Cloud Firms in WE Verizon IoT Acquisition NetApp Gains Share Report from the CEO NIST Is Defining IoT Cloud Adoption Grows Cybersecurity Skills Ransomware Attacks PC Security Trends Fog Vs Cloud Vs Edge Fog to Eclipse Cloud Fog – Edge Difference IoT to Use Fog Comp Intelligence to Edge

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Cloud’s Big $ Impact Verizon to Buy Yahoo NetApp Is Primed Report from the CEO FBI Probes DNC Hack DNC Scandal Shows GOP Cyber-Platform Security Integration A Standard for IoT Cloud the New Normal 3 Mobile Cloud Truths Comprehensive IoT Demystify Big Data NetApp EMEA SVP GE Predix Tackling FCC

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Volume LVII, Issue 10

President Obama this week issued a new presidential policy directive (PPD) intended to clarify responsibilities within the federal government for responding to online security breaches and cyber-attacks.

The move follows an increase in the occurrence of such incidents that have impacted agencies, companies, and individuals with growing frequency.

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Volume LVII, Issue 9

We’re pleased to announce the first new agreement of the DCIA’s fourteenth year, a co-sponsorship with the weCONECT Group for the new Rethink! Cloudonomic Minds.

Cloudonomic Minds is a two day event for Internet of Things (IoT) experts, Chief Information Officers (CIOs), cloud computing managers, enterprise architects, and information technology (IT) executives, taking place November 21st and 22nd in London, England.

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US-Israel Security Bill $1 Trillion IT Spending NetApp Engagement Report from the CEO VZ Offers Virtual CPE NFV Worth $15 Billion Cloud Disrupt HPC Mkt Big Data Back to Edge MSFT Future Is Cloud IBM Also Touts Cloud AL/TG: Retail IoT Solving Ransomware What Clusters Doing? Spark Speeds Cloud Thiel

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Volume LVII, Issue 8

The White House this week announced new measures to strengthen the federal cybersecurity workforce through recruitment and retention efforts.

The government faces increasingly sophisticated and more-and-more persistent cyber threats posing strategic, economic, and security challenges.

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Obama: Cybersecurity Internet Privacy Rules HR: Small Biz at Risk Report from the CEO Internet Privacy Plan Cybersecurity Invest Verizon Cloud-Based LeaseWeb & NetApp Telefonica Brasil Up NetApp’s Data Fabric Cloud App Migration Innovation Drives IT IoT Edge Computing Geospatial Big Data Hadoop vs Spark? Brexit Cybersecurity Coming DCIA Events

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Volume LVII, Issue 7

The Democratic presumptive Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton last week released a platform addressing three issues of greatest concern to the DCIA: internet connectivity, cybersecurity, and computer sciences education.

The platform calls for every household in America to have access to broadband by 2020, student loan deferment for young entrepreneurs, and support of the Obama administration positions in such controversial areas as network neutrality.

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Cloud Wave of Future IoT Success Stories EU-US Data Transfer Report from the CEO Internet Privacy Plan Cybersecurity Invest Verizon Cloud-Based LeaseWeb & NetApp Telefonica Brasil Up NetApp’s Data Fabric Cloud App Migration Innovation Drives IT IoT Edge Computing Geospatial Big Data Hadoop vs Spark? Brexit Cybersecurity Coming DCIA Events

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Volume LVII, Issue 6

As the DCIA enters its fourteenth year, we take this opportunity to thank our member companies, association sponsors, conference exhibitors, delegates, 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 Apps Are Rising More Than Tech Shift Network Edge Change Report from the CEO Verizon & KT Join 5G ASE Selects NetApp Telefonica and Nokia Cloud Import NetApp EMC Global Survey IT Skills Shortage 12 Step Cyber Plan Step-Up Safeguards Msft & AWS FedRAMP Next Wave Security State Dept:

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Reject NSL Expansion IoT Megatrend Update IoT Cyber-Threats Up Report from the CEO Should Not Be Barrier IoT Will Be Disruptive Media & Ent Meet IoT Samsung $12.B US IoT Still Think Overhyped? Telefonica & Huawei VZ Connects Vehicles NetApp for NASA Data Push for Transparency Attack Breaches Cost HR

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Volume LVII, Issue 5

The Internet of Things (IoT) is creating the largest networks the world has ever seen, along with many fresh opportunities for inventive solutions in distributed computing among numerous sectors of the economy.

And therefore the IoT is presenting a whole new range of targets to potential hackers.

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Court Upholds Rules Title II Draws Jeers Non-Discriminatory? Report from the CEO Groups File Complaint Cable Industry Lobby Sharing Law Applies Cybersecurity Caucus Asia Defenses Tighten Big Data Net Security NetApp Protects Data Telefonica & Fortinet Firm and Consultant NetApp Flash Storage IARPA Ask: Deception Taking the Grid Offline Coming

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Volume LVII, Issue 4

The DCIA is going on the record to oppose an expansion of the National Security Letter (NSL) statute.

We object to recently added language in the Senate Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017.

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3X IP Traffic by 2020 Reinventing the Web A DHS Cyber Reorg? Report from the CEO Cyber Commission Cybersecurity Threats Software as Weaponry Cybersecurity Militia NetApp: Changing IT Telefonica & PTC IoT DevOps Brings Agility ETSI Mobile-Broadcast Lawmakers Divided IoT Edge Computing Quantum Weirdness Vacuum Tube Tech Coming DCIA Events

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Volume LVII, Issue 3

What are your plans for next week?

On June 21st and 22nd, why not join with thousands of information technology enthusiasts at Cloud & DevOps World.

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Volume LVII, Issue 2

Music rights holders have had difficulties keeping their business models in sync with both technological capabilities and consumer behavior ever since digital copying of music tracks and distributed computing supplanted analog vinyl album sales.

Once it became possible to make perfect digital replicas of songs – by burning CDs, for example – and simply click to distribute them without degradation – to millions of listeners for instant streaming or easy downloading – methods for monetizing music had to change.

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Music Big Data Prob Clinton’s Cyber Lapse Trump’s Disruption Report from the CEO GSMA EU Comments VZ Open Source Net Telefonica Data Ctr NetApp Acquisition Smith to NetApp BoD AWS Above the Rest Google Wins in Case Cybersecurity $400M Lawmakers Advice “Stop Data Breaches” Up Cyber Command Level 3 Security

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Volume LVII, Issue 1

Following the very successful Mobile World Congress in Barcelona earlier this year, the DCIA is pleased to partner with GSMA in presenting the second 2016 installment of Mobile World Congress in Shanghai.

The GSMA represents the interests of the mobile industry worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with more than 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem.

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Mobile-1st Strategy Salesforce Mobility Cloud Mobile Wallet Report from the CEO GSMA EU Comments VZ Open Source Net Telefonica Data Ctr NetApp Acquisition Smith to NetApp BoD AWS Above the Rest Google Wins in Case Cybersecurity $400M Lawmakers Advice “Stop Data Breaches” Up Cyber Command Level 3 Security Move Coming

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Citrix Taps NetApp Verizon Activated IO Telefonica & Red Hat Report from the CEO Cloud Biggest Trend Social Media’s Role Softbank & Alibaba SEC Slams Email Bill Cybersecurity Risk Mixed Cyber Legacy Random Numbers App Protect Platform US-China Group Meets IoT to Cloud’s Edge Analytics to Net Edge In-Memory for

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Volume LVI, Issue 12

The DCIA is pleased to partner with Informa Telecoms & Media on Cloud and DevOps World, which will focus on strategies, business models, and technologies that can activate the cloud and drive new opportunities for organizations worldwide.

With less than a month until the 2016 conference kicks off, on June 21st in London, England, I wanted to remind you to register now to attend the event.

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Volume LVI, Issue 11

We’re now just a few weeks away from DataCloud Europe, taking place on June 8th and 9th at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo.

Following 2015’s highly successful co-sponsored events, The DCIA is pleased to partner with BroadGroup in presenting this marquee event.

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Verizon Cloud Backup Edge Computing Next NetApp’s SEM Sales Report from the CEO FCC Defends Privacy DARPA Crime Platform Privacy Is EU Trend Congress Is Warned Feds Lean-In on Cloud Cybersecurity Spend Cloud Propels Security DDoS Attacks Grow IoT Security Grappling Why Orgs Go Wrong Insights into Trails Keep Your

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Verizon Deploys NFV Amazon’s Cloud Profit Telefonica & Red Hat Report from the CEO NetApp Flash Learning Succeed Moore’s Law New Fog Computing MEC and Fog Report Flowthings Edge IoT Why IoT Needs Fog Quantum Computing AI and Cybersecurity FBI Hacking Expanded Encryption w/o Tears Why Users Cut Cord Pressure

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Volume LVI, Issue 10

Five of the filmmaking industry’s most experienced audio-visual experts and solution providers will participate in a panel on June 23rd during the Creative Storage Conference (CS 2016), held at the DoubleTree Hotel West Los Angeles in Culver City, CA, and co-sponsored by the DCIA.

The “Conversations with Independent Filmmakers” session will feature leading members of the digital video industry who will discuss how they have improved their creative workflows, the industry trends they’re seeing, as well as challenges and opportunities visual storytellers face today.

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Volume LVI, Issue 9

The DCIA is pleased to report the passage this week in the US House of Representatives of the Email Privacy Act (HR 699) by a vote of 419 to 0.

We applaud the leadership of Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, which unanimously approved the measure for consideration by the House.

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Email Privacy Act Fix Verizon LTE Broadcast NetApp’s Lee Caswell Report from the CEO Telefonica Vivo Boost Broncos and NetApp Verizon Deploys NFV Useful Security Tool Pentagon Wants Help Fog Is Next Big Thing How Close to Edge Cyber-Criminals Win Hill Encryption Efforts Zettaset’s FPE Patent NIST Encryption Guide US

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Email Privacy Bill Vote Cos Born in the Cloud Verizon Cloud Storage Report from the CEO Net Security Concerns Rethink Cybersecurity Congress’s Attempt Silicon Valley Unites Senate Bill a Threat Cos Getting Better AI + Humans = K-A C Mobile Containerizing VR Lures Media Cos Google’s Tensorflow The Chief Data

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Volume LVI, Issue 8

We hope you’ll join us this week to meet with top DevOps thought leaders and innovators at Delivery of Things World.

This must-attend international continuous delivery event is taking place in Berlin, Germany on April 25th and 26th, and represents our second event in partnership with the we.CONECT Group.

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New Email Privacy Bill Sen Encryption Rules Cyber-Experts Named Report from the CEO Activists Pressure WH US Data-Transfer Deal IoT Security Market Unexpected Sec Holes NetApp Privacy Officer New Storage Platform A Quantum Internet Create Next Best App Containerization Pltfm Regs Could Choke BB Giants Take in Billions Infrastructure Surge

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Volume LVI, Issue 7

The DCIA joined with fellow Digital Due Process (DDP) participants this week to send a clear message to the House Judiciary Committee.

More than fifty civil society organizations, companies, and trade associations, expressed our support for the Manager’s Substitute Amendment to the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699).

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Intelligent Cloud Era DHS Seeking Vendors Senate Encryption Bill Report from the CEO WhatsApp End-to-End VZ & AwesomenessTV NetApp Flash Growth IoT Goes Mainstream Net-Connected TVs FCC Privacy Proposal MIT Tracking System Linux’s Torvalds: IoT Avoid Data Breaches Veriflow Secure Nets Virt Reality in Clouds VR to Go Mainstream Coming

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Volume LVI, Issue 6

The DCIA is pleased to announce an expansion of our partnership with NewBay Media to include Government Video Expo 2016.

NewBay Media connects and informs millions of constituents in the world’s most dynamic industries through its award-winning content, integrated media capabilities, and high-profile network-building informative events.

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Volume LVI, Issue 5

The DCIA is pleased to announce that we will be an Organizational Sponsor for the 2016 Creative Storage Conference (CS 2016), in support of our member company delegates, exhibitors, and speakers.

The Tenth Annual Creative Storage Conference will be held June 23rd at the DoubleTree Hotel – West Los Angeles in Culver City, CA.

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Sil Valley Looks to AI Telefonica CEO Alierta FCC New Privacy Cop? Report from the CEO NetApp Data Analytics Oculus Rift: VR Portal Containers & MicSvcs Robin Sys & Zettaset FBI Apple Postmortem Apple vs. FBI and IoT NSA Director in Israel Wall Street Allegiance Korea Cloud Priority Scalability Dilemma

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Volume LVI, Issue 4

This year’s theme is an important one — Closing the Gap: From Vision to Reality — and the 2016 conference promises fresh insights on IoT developments, not only in Singapore, but also around the world.

IoT Asia 2016 takes place this Wednesday and Thursday at the new Singapore EXPO, and aims to further advance conversations and ideas on this rapidly advancing technology movement and how it will impact our lives by delving into the real issues beyond the possibilities.

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IoT Turns Cos. to SaaS VZ Grows APAC Cloud Singapore ICT Market Report from the CEO New Starbucks CTO BD, IoT, Blockchain IIoT Disrupts Supply Equinix CEO on Cloud IoT and Cybersecurity Apple vs. FBI and IoT Brussels Encryption? HR Encryption Group Google Cloud Efforts Irdeto DRM in China SEC

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AWS Is 10 Years Old VDMS Buys Volicon Vendors Pick NetApp Report from the CEO VZ Data Brief Digest John Kasich Vows ABI Research on VM Anonymous vs Trump Cybersecurity Chart Large Co Net Security Small Biz Breaches Cloud Scares Trend? NetApp Free Support Data Governance Key Behind NetApp Focus

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Volume LVI, Issue 3

President Obama’s recently announced Commission for Enhancing National Cybersecurity intends to produce a set of actionable recommendations for the next President by December 1st.

The commission plans to develop its proposal in collaboration with the private sector.

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Cisco & Verizon Cloud Gates: Quantum Next Quantum Computer Report from the CEO FCC ISP Privacy Rules Cybersecurity $170B Entice Cloud Experts Customer Experience VR in the Data Center Secure Cloud Import Intel Encryption Bill Cyber-Threat Unprep RSA: Digital Security IoT Disrupt Enterprise Libelium Marketplace Immunity for Staffer Coming DCIA

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Volume LVI, Issue 2

The DCIA would like to remind you about our new service available at no additional charge to member companies, to help them comply with cybersecurity legislation that President Obama signed into law at the end of 2015.

The DCIA’s compliance audit service will help members ensure that their practices conform to the three major provisions of the Cybersecurity Act of 2015.

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MWC: Secure Cloud Apple Moves to MDM Cloud Mobile Music Report from the CEO MS Mobile Cloud 1st CISO: Cybersecurity New Encryption Bill Def Sec: No Back Door Cloud Storage on Rise Pentagon Chief Help Cybersec Precautions EU & US Data Transfer Apple’s iPhone Fight Verizon Digital Media Cisco and

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Volume LVI, Issue 1

The DCIA is pleased to announce our new partnership with the Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA), an organization of mobile operators and related companies devoted to supporting the standardization, deployment, and promotion of the GSM mobile telephone system.

GSMA unites nearly 800 operators with more than 250 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers, and Internet companies, as well as organizations in associated industry sectors.

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Volume LV, Issue 12

We’re now at the one-month countdown to the third annual Internet of Things (IoT) Asia.

This year’s theme is an important one — Closing the Gap: From Vision to Reality — and the 2016 conference promises fresh insights on IoT developments, not only in Singapore, but also around the world.

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Regulators and Cyber Internet Undermining Share and Share Alike Report from the CEO CISA Reporting Rules 5G Now New Frontier Verizon Field Testing Telefonica & Intel 5G Avnet Selects NetApp Encryption Vs. Cloud Verizon Cloud Path Telefonica & Huawei Blue Coat and NetApp Verizon IoT Platform Google Wins Spotify Virtual

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Presidential Hopefuls Israel Cybersecurity Meet Industrial IoT Report from the CEO IoT for Energy Sector Mfg Game Changer IoT Insights to Retail Gets Business Leg-Up Emerging Biz Models Secure Smart Cities Verizon & HyperOffice Telefonica and Cisco Gearing Up for Cloud Verizon and Viptela Telefonica & Ericcson NetApp Fiscal Results

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Volume LV, Issue 11

Please join us this week at the first of the DCIA’s co-sponsored events with the we.CONECT Group: the brand new Industry of Things World USA.

The focus of this inaugural event is the industrial Internet, which has the power to dramatically alter the competitive landscape for several industries during the coming year.

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Volume LV, Issue 10

This week President Obama signed two executive orders and announced the new Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP), an expansive program to improve public and private sector online security.

This follows his signing into law of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) in December to bolster cooperation between government and industry.

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Obama Cyber-Funding To Secure His Legacy Congress: OL Privacy Report from the CEO Why Spend $19 Billion Hackers Get Records China and US Top List A Model for Protection Student Data Privacy Fast Data Revolution NetApp Transforms Telefonica Mex ItsOn AWS: Cloud Correctly Google’s Serverless Netflix’s Cloud Move Hughes Hubbard

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Volume LV, Issue 9

US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) this week issued the following statement.

“In March, the House Judiciary Committee plans to markup the Email Privacy Act, a bipartisan bill to reform the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) of 1986

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SolidFire Now NetApp Clinton Cybersecurity Consumers Attention Report from the CEO Clinton Emails Secret New Techs to Track 2 People Separated 1,000 OPM Cyber Jobs Alphabet Brisk Growth Cognitive Computing Microsoft and Google PrismTech Joins OFC Next Object Storage IoT Changing Media Nokia’s IoT Security 100 Coolest Cloud Cos

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Volume LV, Issue 8

With recent reports of breaches affecting connected home thermostats and video monitoring systems, it’s time for the industry to address a critical issue threatening success of the very promising Internet of Things (IoT) technology movement.

Consumers must be able to trust that the data their newly connected devices generate, gather, and process is safe.

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Distributed Computing Cybersecurity Sector AT&T and Verizon IoT Report from the CEO Thermostat Caution Cam Search Engine Cyber-Crime Booming IoT Security Problem Why We’re Vulnerable IoT & Cyber-Attacks Stopping Consumers Security Years Away Meeting the Challenge Israel Start-Up Funds Storage and Security Hughes-Hubbard SC Coming DCIA Events

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3 Defining IoT Issues 2 Monetization Trends The Industrial IoT Report from the CEO Blair Switch Project Future of Information Global Infrastructure Enterprise Storage Microsoft Donations IBM Acquires Ustream Alibaba’s Nvidia Bet Hybrid Cloud: Enabler Cloud Is Accelerating Cyber-Attacks Rise Encrypt Mobile Cloud Blockchain Transacts Coming DCIA Events

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Volume LV, Issue 7

We’re now at the one-month countdown to the first of the DCIA’s co-sponsored events with the we.CONECT Group: the brand new Industry of Things World USA.

The focus of this inaugural event will be the industrial Internet, which has the power to dramatically alter the competitive landscape for several industries during the coming year.

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2016 Make-or-Break VR Rising: A Webinar Biz Incorporates IoT Report from the CEO WDC Ready for IoT? Data Storage / Games EDDS Chooses NetApp Open Hybrid Clouds Decouple Price & Perf Intelligent Biz Cloud Three Keys to DevOps COA – Are We There? Republicans and NN Obama & ISIS Online

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Volume LV, Issue 6

Internet of Things (IoT) Asia returns in 2016 with fresh insights on IoT developments, not only in Singapore, but also around the world.

This year’s theme is an important one — Closing the Gap: From Vision to Reality.

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Volume LV, Issue 5

2016 is emerging as the year that virtual reality will finally arrive.

Oculus Rift, purchased by Facebook in 2014 for $2 billion; HTC Vive Headsets, now partnering with game-maker Valve; and Sony PlayStation’s Morpheus, among others; are leading the consumer technology revolution at this week’s 2016 CES in Las Vegas, NV.

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Tech Ideas at CES Virtual Reality Devices VR to See at CES Report from the CEO Oculus Rift Pre-Orders HTC Imagination VR Security Concerns Boost Cloud Adoption VZ: Go90 Doing Well Telefonica Big Data Huawei Partnerships Web-Scale Storage Containerization: Bold 10 Data Center Tips DHS on Cybersecurity 1M Cybersecurity Jobs

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Volume LV, Issue 4

The DCIA is pleased to introduce a new service available at no additional charge to member companies, to help them comply with legislation that President Obama has just signed into law.

The DCIA’s compliance audit service will help members ensure that their practices conform to the three major provisions of the Cybersecurity Act of 2015.

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Verizon CEO McAdam 5 Top Cloud Stories Cloud, VR Top Trends Report from the CEO 6 Changes to Expect Cloud and Innovation Distributed Computing Cloud Security Issue Signs for the Better Internet-Connected Cloud Moves to Edge The New Mega-Clouds 2015 Lessons Learned Cybersecurity in 2016 Pentagon Networks China May Dominate

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NetApp SolidFire Deal Cloud 2015 and 2016 6 Predictions for CES Report from the CEO 10 CES Technologies 2016 Cloud Prediction Dominate IT in 2016 8 More Predictions Senate’s Net Security Board Cybersecurity Diverge on Threat A Trillion Tiny Robots Stream Computing World Wide Web Is 25 Looking to the

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Volume LV, Issue 3

The DCIA is pleased once again to have the honor of serving as an Allied Association of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), the owner of CES.

CES is the world’s largest consumer electronics and technology tradeshow that takes place every January in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Volume LV, Issue 2

The DCIA this week underscores our support for HR 3869 – The State and Local Cyber Protection Act of 2015.

The bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives by Freshman Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX), who previously served as a CIA agent.

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Banner Year for Cloud DVR for FiOS Mobile NetApp Hybrid Cloud Report from the CEO Pan-EU Cybersecurity Congress Cyber Bill WDC & Cybersecurity CFTC’s Tighter Rules Polymorphic Attacks IoT & Data Security Sen Ch: Encryption? NSA’s Hackers Hunt Oppose the RROTA Front Lines: Defense? FAA Drone Registry Cognitive Computing Coming

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VZ: Sky’s the Limit Telefonica’s NFV Lab NetApp Set to Grow Report from the CEO HR Data Security Act Obama Wants Help DDoS Attack Increase Industry Wary of Feds Cloud Security at Top Clinton Urges Disrupt Terrrorists Mock Bids NA Cyber-Criminals Container Security DT New Secure Cloud FCC’s Net Neutrality

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Volume LV, Issue 1

Following this year’s highly successful co-sponsored events, The DCIA is pleased to expand our partnership with BroadGroup for 2016.

BroadGroup is an international consulting firm that tracks cloud computing, data center, and information technology (IT) markets and investments.

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VZ IBM Cloud Access O2 Telefonica G-Cloud HR Email Privacy Act Report from the CEO Most Americans Agree Google: EPA Needed Opponents at Hearing Not Impede Security Cuban Slams US SEC Warrants Not Hinder Chairman: Exception HR 699 Protects Cloud Global Opps for SMEs Reasons for Start-Ups Security Cloud Driver

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Volume LIV, Issue 12

The DCIA participates in the Digital Due Process (DDP) coalition, which advocates long overdue reform of the seriously outdated Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).

ECPA was written thirty years ago, before widespread adoption of the Internet by consumers or the advent of cloud computing.

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Volume LIV, Issue 11

The US Thanksgiving holiday is an appropriate time to express our sincere thanks to DCIA Members, Partners and Sponsors — and DCINFO readers — for your support in 2015.

I urge you, too, to thank the people most important to you and to reflect on your blessings.

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IoT: Happy Holidays Start-Ups Lobbying DRM for Things in IoT Report from the CEO Govment Video Expo FiOS DVR Anywhere Drone Registration Cyber Breaches 1:5 Infrsatructure Target IT Pros Are in Denial DoS Still Not Up to Par Cloud Change in Air Telefonica & Huawei Leading Spanish CIOs VZ Intelligent

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Social Media Lights Up Verizon Customers Online Tools Helped Report from the CEO Encryption Back Door CIA Director Debate Message App Scrutiny False Report on PS4 Anonymous Declares ISIS Cyber-Attacks Homeland Security Security vs. Liberties Simulate Cyber-War Nadella Security Push Big Data, Big Brother? You Are Responsible Coming DCIA Events

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Volume LIV, Issue 10

The question I’ve been asked most this week is what can we do as industry participants in response to the horrific attacks in Paris and Beirut.

First, each one of us personally can offer our deepest sympathies to the families of those who lost their lives and our prayers for swift recovery to those who were wounded.

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VZ: Cloud Transforms Cloud 100% – Hybrid A Greater Challenge Report from the CEO Boardroom Key Driver CC Not Just Replace Cloud & Net Security Three Cyber Threats Trump and Hackers DRM in TPP Full Text Fog Computing & IoT Amazon Is Out Front NetApp Protects Data Akamai Remote Cloud

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Volume LIV, Issue 9

The DCIA is pleased to announce a new partnership with the we.CONECT Group.

Based in Europe, We.CONECT has quickly emerged as a leading company in private sector information, business-to-business (B2B) digital media, and trade events.

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Top Venture Spending Verizon’s Cloud App Telefonica Completes Report from the CEO 4.6B Consumer Cloud Amazon Cloud Grows Mobile Cloud Priorities Collaboration & Cloud Talking Cybersecurity Pentagon Cyber War SharePoint Security Cloud & Cybersecurity Buyers & Cyber Cover Google and Symantec Second Gen Hadoop DRM Market by App

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Volume LIV, Issue 8

The DCIA is expanding our partnership with Informa Telecoms & Media to include Cloud Asia Forum.

Taking place on November 24th and 25th in Hong Kong, the sixth annual Cloud Asia Forum is the most comprehensive cloud computing event in Asia.

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Senate Passes CISA Information Sharing Bill Long in the Works Report from the CEO Gov Cyber Baselines Start-Ups $2.5B/Year Concern and Reason Govment Cloud Policy Big Data Analytics Clearly, Cloud Future Big Data R&D in Cloud Storage, Less Latency NetApp Special Offer Library of Congress DRM Market $2,899M Certification Program

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Volume LIV, Issue 7

The DCIA encourages you to attend an upcoming conference with training sessions on a subject that event sponsors rightly characterize as one of today’s hottest global topics — cyber-crime.

Cyber-crime is certainly a major threat to national security, as well as an enormous concern for the private sector.

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Volume LIV, Issue 6

The DCIA is pleased to announce an expansion of our partnership with NewBay Media to include Government Video Expo 2015.

NewBay Media connects and informs millions of constituents in the world’s most dynamic industries through its award-winning content, integrated media capabilities, and high-profile network-building informative events.

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Don’t Miss GVExpo ’15 Drones Registration Cybersecurity Bill Report from the CEO Support for Cyber Bill ALA Won’t Read CISA VZ IoT Sales at $500M Telefonica & Monitise NetApp CEO Interview Containers in Azure Red Hat Buys Ansible Connected LEDs & IoT 2015 Big Data Update Vaultize Notes DRM Container

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Volume LIV, Issue 5

Following up on the CNN debate this week among Democratic candidates for President of the United States, which major party hopeful demonstrates the most digital aptitude in an increasingly connected world?

As instartlogic notes: we should all want a candidate who understands technology.

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Infrastructure Attacks Verizon Secure Cloud Telefonica & Security Report from the CEO Clinton Email Server Cyber Warfare: Race Most Orgs Dissatisfied Guardians of Change Tech in Speaker Race Cloud Caucus Leaders Acaveo Joins NetApp India: Battleground Dell to Buy EMC – Big Adoption Accelerates Intel’s Move to Cloud National Drone

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Volume LIV, Issue 4

The DCIA is pleased to expand our partnership with Informa Telecoms & Media to include the Cloud and DevOps World Forum 2016.

Informa Telecoms & Media is the leading provider of events, research, and training for the global telecommunications and media industries.

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CA Victory: CalECPA Trans-Pac Partnership Verizon Likes TPP Report from the CEO NetApp 2015 Awards Cloudera and Hadoop Verimatrix BTR Score Amazon & Rackspace China Motor’s Cloud IBM Buys Cleversafe Fusion & RootAxcess The Ethics of Big Data 7 in 10 Watch OTT Vid AT&T and IBM MCS Cloud Gets

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Volume LIV, Issue 3

With a US government shutdown averted, and following a September 14th Business Software Alliance (BSA) letter to Congressional leaders, Senate attention to passing cybersecurity legislation should now become a priority.

The BSA letter was signed by Adobe Systems, Altium, Apple, AutoDesk, CA Technologies, DataStax, IBM, Microsoft, MiniTab, Oracle, Salesforce, Siemens, and Symantec.

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Obama and Xi Jinping Agencies at High Risk US Cyber-Sharing Bill Report from the CEO Backdoor Surveillance Pentagon Lacks Policy Hoping to Automate Cyber-Attack Surface Is BYOK Key to Secure Beyond Mobile Cloud Telefonica & China Uni Verizon’s New Report AT&T’s NetBond Cloud Ipca Selects NetApp New Healthcare Study India

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Volume LIV, Issue 2

This week, we have some good news to report.

The US Senate has reached an agreement to drop Section 603 of the Intelligence Authorization Act of 2016 (S. 1705).

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IT Security Tops $75B US & China Seek Deal Hybrid Mkt 29% CAGR Report from the CEO Cloud to Manage Risk IBM Launches IT Tool Cloud Security Shroud SMBs & Cybersecurity Safe Enterprise Video Pico Cassettes & DRM Intel Joins VZ’s 5G TF NetApp: CTO Bregman CB: Containerization IaaS &

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Volume LIV, Issue 1

The DCIA is pleased to announce an expansion of our partnership with NewBay Media to include Government Video Expo 2015.

NewBay Media connects and informs millions of constituents in the world’s most dynamic industries through its award-winning content, integrated media capabilities, and high-profile network-building informative events.

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NYME: Register Now! Digital World Content Most Bullish on Cloud Report from the CEO Cloud DVR Scoring Big Amazon Warns FCC Public Cloud $20B/Qtr Fed Savings of $3.6B Verizon Secure Cloud Tencent Adds $1.57B Cloud & IT Customers SMBs Double Profits Hybrid Is Imperative Help Intuitive Design Transform Enterprise Inboxes,

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NYME Fest in a Month Telefonica & SDN/NFV Verizon & Cisco WAN Report from the CEO Security Foundation Personal Cloud Market MediaPower & NetApp VMW Containerization Lufthansa & BuyDRM INSIDE Secure & ARM BlackBerry Good Tech Microsoft and Adallom Netskope’s $75 Million Distributed Web IPFS Racemi Cloud Servers DoD New

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Volume LIII, Issue 12

How can we better improve airport operations for seamless baggage and passenger flows?

What are strategies and policies needed to power smart cities of tomorrow?

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Plan NYME Webcast NetApp Flash Awards Einstein@Home Bday Report from the CEO Know 10 Cloud Things Collaboration on Top Cloud for Mobile Apps Reliability Matters 5 Years for Hybrid Is Cloud for Big Data Best Practice Security Manage Expectations Open Cloud Converge Home Routers DDoS VZ’s Rapid Response Financial Sector

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Volume LIII, Issue 9

The DCIA is expanding our partnership with Informa Telecoms & Media to include Cloud Asia Forum.

Taking place on November 24th and 25th in Hong Kong, the sixth annual Cloud Asia Forum is the most comprehensive cloud computing event in Asia.

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NetApp Wins 4 Flash Solutions Awards

Excerpted from CNN Money Report. NetApp won “Best of Show” at the Flash Memory Summit for its flash innovation with customer Global Eagle Entertainment. NetApp also took home three major Flash Storage Brand Leader Awards …

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In This Issue Alphabet Tops Google Sundar Pichai to Lead Google Data Services Report from the CEO DreamFactory for VZ Vertical Mobile Video Digital Certs in Mobile Cloud and Nets Future Designing Cloud Apps Senators Clear Choice Human Cybersecurity White House’s Rules Billions in Investment Facebook on Security 5 Top

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Volume LIII, Issue 8

The DCIA is pleased to join with Digital Media Wire and Empiricly in the launch of their exciting new event, the New York Media Festival (NYME), from October 6th through 9th in New York City.

Digital Media Wire provides strategic consulting and manages marketing campaigns for digital media brands, and owns and produces industry conferences.

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Volume LIII, Issue 7

The DCIA joined with thirty other trade associations and human rights organizations this week in sending a message to US Senate leadership opposing Section 603 of the Intelligence Authorization Act of 2016 (S. 1705).

Section 603 would incentivize providers of Internet communications services to over-report to government on activities of their users in order to avoid violating the law.

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In This Issue Senate CISA Delayed Co Cyber-Capabilities Privacy Bill of Rights Report from the CEO US Suspects Russia Pentagon: Deterrents Smart Gadget Hacking Battery May Track You Google on Biz Security Cyber-Oversight Bill Alibaba: Go Quantum GE’s Industrial Cloud Research Science Net SMEs Mobile & Cloud Cloud Comp Benefits

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Volume LIII, Issue 6

The White House responded this week to all outstanding We the People Petitions.

This included the one submitted by the Digital Due Process (DDP) coalition, in which the DCIA participates, on reform of the seriously outdated Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA)

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In This Issue CISA Bill Is in Trouble Cybersecurity Worries Have to Wait until Fall Report from the CEO Cal-ECPA Advances Cloud and Shadow IT Finance Sector Cloud Cloud to $70 Billion Cloud Now Necessity Telefonica/MobileIron Swisscom and Verizon Digital Broadcast DRM Vualto Multi-Platform Amazon vs. Wal-Mart Alibaba $1B to

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Volume LIII, Issue 5

The DCIA encourages you to contact your US Senator and urge him or her to press for a vote on cybersecurity legislation before Congress begins its August recess.

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) is a carefully drafted and well-intended measure to support the sharing of critical data regarding cyber-attacks between government and industry.

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In This Issue Cyber-Attack Interest Security Measures? Challenges for CSIRTs Report from the CEO Worried? AIG Policy Web Multi-DRM World IoT Security Approach MS Buys Israeli Firm Protect Dot-Gov Sites Cyber-Hijacking Cars Driverless Car Regs Healthcare Breaches Cyber-Theft Victims A Security Marathon Container-Focused This Hot Technology Coming DCIA Events

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Volume LIII, Issue 4

Last week’s report centering on cybersecurity noted that we’re experiencing more and more demand for data scientists as well as cybersecurity experts in government and industry.

One of the drivers for this is the exponential growth in the generation of digital information by enterprises and agencies.

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In This Issue Cybersecurity at Top Big Data Market Grows Crowd Computing Report from the CEO VZ Managed Security Soft-ex/Telefonica UK Microsoft & Rackspace IoT: Mass Surveillance More Hacker Attacks Cybersecurity Tsk Frc CrowdStrike $100 Mil Data Security Strategy Big Data Open Source Predictive Analytics Prepping for Big Data Customer

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Volume LIII, Issue 3

Companies contacting the DCIA for information technology (IT) support increasingly are seeking resources with expertise in cybersecurity.

There’s no question that data scientists and defenders of digital systems are in enormous demand today.

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In This Issue Cybersecurity Market Criminal Infiltration OPM Promises Protect Report from the CEO Telefonica New Pay TV MS Edge, HTML5, DRM Cloud Changes Media DRM Storage Patents Higher-Capacity Chip Cloud Market Growth Public or Private Cloud Driving Infrastructure Unicorn: Fitting Label Amazon Mobile Cloud Big Data – Big Media?

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In This Issue Security Not Enough Norigin & Verimatrix Moving to HTML5 PM Report from the CEO White-box for Mobile Match / Music Library Spark’s Capabilities Optimized MC Routing Cisco’s IoT System Meteor – App Platform Cloud Vid Surveillance OpenStack / Open Sce Cloud Integrators Wrd Cloud Storage Options Amazon

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Volume LIII, Issue 2

The DCIA would like to thank the ten attendees who participated in the formative meeting of the Advancement of Digital Rights Management (ADRM) Working Group.

DRM interoperability, integration, and ease-of-use were identified by participants as key areas for industry advancement.

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In This Issue AOL Is Part of Verizon VZ Beyond Tradition Tech Cloud Containers Report from the CEO DDN Surveillance Data Hughes Hubbard in DC App Devs Fight Piracy IBM & Box Transform Comcast thePlatform Mobile Data Security SDN Comes of Age? MS Law Enforcement Hybrid Sooner Better Oracle Extends

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Volume LIII, Issue 1

The Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) is pleased to serve as an organizational sponsor of the ninth annual Creative Storage Conference (CSC 2015) taking place this Tuesday June 30th in Culver City, CA.

Hosted by Coughlin Associates and the Entertainment Storage Alliance (ESA), CSC 2015 has as its Platinum Sponsor DCIA Member Company Data Direct Networks (DDN) and as a Gold Sponsor DCIA Member Aspera, an IBM company.

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Volume LII, Issue 12

The Advancement of Digital Rights Management (ADRM) Working Group is signing-up participants and discussing, refining, and prioritizing action plans targeting five constituencies in advance of the group’s formative meeting taking place later this week.

Whether you’d like to actively participate, be a passive observer, or merely provide your viewpoint, we’re interested in learning which of these five proposed initiatives you believe is most important for the ADRM to conduct and which the ADRM should do first.

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In This Issue New Dawn Computing DCIA at CWF & EAW W10: Hdw-Based DRM Report from the CEO Mobile Gaming & DRM A Winning Strategy INSIDE Secure’s DRM Verizon Secure Cloud AWS Next-Gen EC2 Google Secret Weapon Cloud Liberates Cos Can’t Afford to Ignore 3 Cloud Advantages Bandwidth: Frontier HCC

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Industry Verticals Impacted by IoT

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Big Data & IoT

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IoT for SMBs

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Volume LII, Issue 11

The Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) is going on the record in support of the position taken this week by the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) and the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) regarding encryption technologies.

The Council and Association sent a letter to President Obama opposing any policy actions or measures that would undermine encryption as an available and effective tool.

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In This Issue Hands Off Encryption Senate Bill Blocked Weak = No Encryption Report from the CEO Data Loss Prevention Cloud Security Guides Verizon SMBs’ Cloud Cook Privacy Defense Combine Mobile Cloud Drive Insider Threats Google Pubs Blueprint ICAP’s DRM Patents New Cloud-Based App Vautlize Now in Africa SDN &

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In This Issue ADRM Formative Mtg. Global DRM Market Conax’s Multi-DRM Report from the CEO Guide for Cloud Comp. Runtime and Zentera Vaultize Top 20 BYOD Prep for Cloud Mobility Caitlyn and Big Data SN Cancer Biomarkers San Jose Tests IoT IBM Picks-Up Blue Box Apple Watch Tool Kit Cisco

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Volume LII, Issue 10

We’re pleased to extend the DCIA’s partnership with the Cloud Computing Association (CCA) to include its 2015 series of Cloud Computing Boot Camps.

Cloud Computing Boot Camps are designed for small-to-midsize businesses (SMBs) and their counterparts in healthcare organizations and government agencies.

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In This Issue DCIA ADRM Wkg. Grp. SCC Selects castLabs A Single DRM Platform Report from the CEO Vaultize DRM for VDR Vitrium DRM Solution CSC Keynote Speaker Telefonica Quint-Play Verizon and Amazon EMC Virtustream Buy t IoT Market Grow 19% The Rise of IoT Clouds Cloud More Physical Security

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Volume LII, Issue 9

On the heels of the compelling Grand Prix of Monaco, covered live by NBC Sports last Sunday, DataCloud Europe will take place this week hosted by BroadGroup and sponsored by the DCIA.

The 2015 Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix offered a lesson on the importance of accurate data in real-time decision making.

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Volume LII, Issue 8

The Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) is pleased to extend our partnership with Coughlin Associates and the Entertainment Storage Alliance (ESA) as a co-sponsor of the ninth annual Creative Storage Conference (CSC 2015).

CSC 2015 will be held on June 30th in Culver City, CA and has as its Platinum Sponsor DCIA Member Company Data Direct Networks (DDN).

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ADRM FAQ Available DRM Market 2015-20 Mobile Video & DRM Report from the CEO Mobile 1st, What Next OTT Revenue Security Intertrust & Huawei Top 9 Cloud Threats DDoS & Data Centers Amazon Leads IaaS t Google Drops Prices IBM OpenStack Svcs. Future Is Autonomics BD Analytics for IaaS Cloud

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Join New ADRM WkGp Firefox 38 Adds DRM IoT & Cloud Grow BPO Report from the CEO Equinix DataCloud EU Samsung IoT Platform IoT Backbone IL Tech Verizon Buying AOL Verizon-AOL and IoT Cyber-Threats Come t Telefonica Results Up Augmented Reality Cloud Securing Tips IT Employment High Congressional Caucus Cloud

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Volume LII, Issue 7

The DCIA is expanding our marketing program with Mediaplanet — entitled Future of Business & Tech — from an initial focus on Cloud Computing now to zero in on the Internet of Things (IoT) with unprecedented depth of coverage.

Our introductory contribution to this major initiative included Cloud Technologies Will Take our Connected Lives to a Whole New Level highlighting Mobile Cloud, Big Data, DevOps, Social Networking, and introducing the IoT.

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Volume LII, Issue 6

At the request of member companies, the Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) is establishing a new working group to drive advancement of digital rights management (DRM) technologies, services, and business practices.

Consumer acceptance of remote data storage, mobile cloud services, Internet protocol television (IPTV), social networking, over-the-top (OTT) video, Internet of Things (IoT), and similar trends is rapidly increasing.

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IoT Security Concerns Cloud Compute Risks Video Piracy Solutions Report from the CEO Streaming Twitter App Ericsson Studio DRM Vitrium DRM for Mobile Playready 3.0 4K DRM Infonetics: CSS Mrkt. Security Challenge Microsoft Enterprise IT AWS Earns $5.2 Billion Google Docker Rival HP Stands-Up HANA 4 Reasons SMB Cloud Groups

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New Industry Group to Advance DRM

At the request of member companies, the Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) is establishing a new working group to drive advancement of digital rights management (DRM) technologies, services, and business practices. With rapidly increasing consumer acceptance of remote data storage, mobile cloud services, Internet protocol television (IPTV), social networking, over-the-top

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Special Edition

In This Issue Cinco de Mayo Msg David Vs. Goliath DRM: Access Control Misguided Opposition Industry Acceptance Potential User Impact Freedom of Speech Beyond Transparency Access and Protection Opponent Hypocrisy Internet Security An Age-Old Problem DRM Advancement Time Now for Action Industry-Wide Change Vol Code of Conduct A Better Future

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Volume LII, Issue 5

For those hoping for a frothy and free-wheeling Cinco de Mayo message, this will surely disappoint. But for those willing to consider a serious topic and take an open-minded approach, this communique could mark a turning point for an oft-maligned industry and provide an opportunity to act meaningfully to benefit all Internet users — and people in general. This week’s minor but festive holiday is observed to commemorate the Mexican army’s unlikely triumph over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.

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HiI at DataCloud EU EAW/CWF Co-Locate DDN Sponsors CSC Report from the CEO ADRM Working Group Cyber-Threats Evolve Strong DRM Needed Intertrust Signs PSSD ABOX42 New Set-Tops Cloud Computing Wrld Amazon atop Cloud Verizon Bets on SDN Telefonica Cld & Com MSFT Targets $20B IoT & Big Data Change FCC

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A DRM Manifesto

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Volume LII, Issue 4

Following the highly successful DataCloud South East Asia earlier this month, we’re pleased to expand the DCIA’s partnership with BroadGroup now to include DataCloud Europe.

But first, please note our new archival webpage for DataCloud South East Asia, under the Past Events tab on the DCIA website

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Cloud to $32B in 2015 AWS & MS: Cloud Size Google’s Project Fi Report from the CEO Cloud Comes of Age Services Integration Mobile Commerce IoT TomTom & Telefonica Apple & IBM Innovate AWS & MS: Workloads Threat Detection & DC App Service Delivery Huawei China Cloud Alibaba Helps Sinopec

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Volume LII, Issue 3

We’re pleased to announce the DCIA’s partnership with Informa Telecoms & Media in presenting the Cloud World Forum (CWF) on June 24th and 25th in London, England.

The seventh annual CWF will be Europe / Middle East / Asia’s (EMEA) largest expo for C-level decision makers focusing on Mobile Cloud, Big Data, Social Networking, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Carly Fiorina: NN Fail Cable Industry Groups 14 Republicans Block Report from the CEO AT&T Files Challenge Project Maelstrom Should FCC Regulate Netflix 5M New Subs Adults 5.5 Hrs Video Valleywood Greetings Imagine and VDMS Next Gen OTT Viewers Akamai Video Focus Telefonica and NEC DDN Media Storage Kaltura Universal

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New Internet Rules DataCloud S E Asia Singapore Provider Report from the CEO Gear Guide for NAB INSIDE Secure DRM State of MPEG-DASH Akamai & Octoshape Microsoft at 40: M&C BitTorrent’s Averill BBC’s “Doctor Who” Radware for Growth Enterprises to Cloud Gaming Cloud Change Cloud Best Security Net Neutrality Fight

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Volume LII, Issue 2

The 2015 NAB Show is now taking place in Las Vegas, NV, from Saturday April 11th through Thursday April 16th.

In the words of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), this show is “the only source to satisfy your appetite for overindulging in hands-on experiences with emerging technologies and the latest innovations, limitless networking and learning opportunities, and the inspiration to take your work to the next level.”

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Qtrax Is Back, and This Time It’ll Fix Gripes

Excerpted from CMU Report by Chris Cooke. The last time we saw Qtrax, it said it had major label deals, three years after a glossy launch at MIDEM full of bold promises about revolutionizing digital music …

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Hughes Hubbard Wins Record Jury Verdict

Hughes Hubbard won a jury verdict awarding Areva more than $16 million in damages on claims for trade secret misappropriation and breach of technology. The case involved proprietary technical information and commercial services support data …

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Verizon & Deloitte Team on Cybersecurity

Excerpted from Business Cloud News report. Deloitte and Verizon Enterprise Solutions are partnering to deliver comprehensive cybersecurity and risk-management solutions to enterprises, leveraging Verizon’s experience in digital forensics and managed services …

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Using Big Data to Understand Small Particles

Excerpted from ComputerWorld Report by Margi Murphy. Canadian laboratory TRIUMF now has a converged architecture built on a Data Direct Networks (DDN) storage platform and embedded dCache, a virtual file system, which has reduced costs five-fold …

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Huawei Confirms Strong Annual Profit Growth

Excerpted from Mobile World Live Report by Steve Costello. Huawei confirmed strong profit growth this year. Ken Hu, rotating CEO, stated, “With investment in cloud computing, big data, 5G, SDN, and NFV, we are well positioned …

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BuyDRM & iStreamPlanet Multi-Screen Live Video

BuyDRM, a leader in digital rights management technologies for OTT video and IPTV, is teaming with iStreamPlanet to provide premium content distributors greater security for multiscreen live-video services. iStreamPlanet’s Aventus will integrate with BuyDRM’s KeyOS platform …

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Telefonica Open Future Aligns with Korea Telecom

Telefonica Open Future is partnering with leading operator Korea Telecom and the G-CEIC, a public body responsible for promoting ICT innovation. This partnership provides mutual sharing of entrepreneurial, investment, and external innovation expertise …

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CausePlay Launches Patented Mobile Coupons

Mobile agency CausePlay has partnered with software company Vendto to create, market, and sell digital products utilizing its patents that protect against coupon fraud. CausePlay delivers digitally embedded DRM protected coupons to consumer mobile devices …

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IBM’s $3B Bet on IoT Cybersecurity Models APAC ’14 LTE Growth Report from the CEO MSFT Taiwan Center Cloud MoU in Thailand Net Neutrality & Cloud DC Court Challenges Verizon to Congress Exponential Growth Mobile Cloud & IoT Platform for Android NAB Redefines Itself Tomorrow’s Internet IoT From Cloud to

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Volume LII, Issue 1

You’re invited to gain a fresh perspective on the future of cloud computing and regional data centers this Wednesday and Thursday at South East Asia’s newest forum in Johor, Malaysia.

Datacloud South East Asia, co-sponsored by BroadGroup and the DCIA, will take place on April 8th and 9th at Traders Hotel in the rapidly growing section of Johor known as Iskandar.

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Volume XLXI, Issue 12

As cloud computing continues to expand globally, demand is increasing for new regional datacenters at the same time as cloud solutions are providing enormous new growth opportunities to enterprises of all shapes and sizes.

DataCloud South East Asia, the upcoming conference co-sponsored by BroadGroup and the DCIA, taking place on April 8th and 9th in Johor, Malaysia, is especially timely and valuable for all interested parties.

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911 Moves to Cloud Lawsuits Challenge Verizon APAC Cloud Report from the CEO SMEs Cloud Mystery IT Spend & Cloud Rise Beyond the Obvious Cloud and Mobile OK Senate IoT Resolution Industry to Congress FTC New IoT Office State Social Media Bill AI and Cloud Services The Data Explosion New

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Two Week Countdown to Datacloud South East Asia

Communications Minister to Open Conference As investment agencies worldwide turn their attention to promoting the benefits of their locations for building datacenters or outsourcing, a new player in Southeast Asia – Iskandar – is beginning to consolidate its position in this increasingly competitive arena. Just two weeks from today, government

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Volume XLXI, Issue 11

In 2003, the Distributed Computing Standards Coalition (DCSC), a narrowly focused technology standards-setting body, resolved to transform itself into a full-blown industry trade association.

The Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) was born, and in the twelve years that have followed

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Oversight Comm Grills Power to Act on Rates Senate IoT Legislation Report from the CEO Innovations at SXSW Join Us Next in Johor Citic & VMware DaaS Avaya/Google Center Res AWS Deployments Cloud & Productivity Answering Objections Home Quintuple-Play Adobe Doc Cloud Intro GSMA OL Marketplace Retailers and Big Data

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DCIA Launches New Website & Webcast

The Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) announces the launch of its new website at www.dcia.info and its new “DCIA’s Internet of Things (IoT) Marathon” webcast on YouTube. In making the announcement, DCIA CEO Marty Lafferty said, “Since its formation in 2003, the DCIA’s focus has expanded from Peer-to-Peer (P2P) File

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Volume XLXI, Issue 10

The DCIA is partnering with Mediaplanet in an exciting new marketing campaign entitled Future of Business & Tech in which industry participants are joining forces to raise awareness of the importance of cloud computing to drive innovation and efficiency for businesses and individuals around the globe.

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Net Neutrality Rules GOP Fault Line Forms DCIA’s IoT Marathon Report from the CEO Datacloud S E Asia Data Science Ready Uber-Vulnerable? IBM Bets on Mobile Big Data’s Impact Soc Nets & Relations IoT Come of Age in 5? Industrial Internet $270B Cloud Market Semi-Autonomous BitTorrent Delivers Apple’s Watch is

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The Futue of Cloud Computing

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Three Reasons Why The Cloud Is Critical to Your SMB

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The Growing Trend of High Performance Data Storage

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The Cloud Effect: Can Cloud Resources Be Used to Deliver Quality, Scalable and Affordable OTT Video?

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P2P Digital Watermark Working Group

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Volume XLXI, Issue 9

This week, we’re pleased to present the final installment of the DCIA’s Internet of Things (IoT) Marathon webcast, our update on IoT from the distributed computing industry’s perspective, recorded live during the 2015 International CES.

If you missed the Welcome (play-all) or any of the first five flights of video segments covering Smart Objects for Fitness & Healthcare (play-all), Programmable Homes & Energy …

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Senators Promote IoT Smart Car Legislation Walden Backs NN Fix Report from the CEO Internet Freedom Act Scalable IoT Platforms Ultraslim IoT Circuits Cellular Connectivity Power-Saving Watch DoD and IoT Security Interoperability Key 4 Pillars of Innovation Verizon CFO Shammo BitTorrent Sync 2.0 Telecom and Techno Real Battle in the

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Cisco CEO: IoT Is 2nd Generation of the Internet

Excerpted from ZDNet Report by Rachel King. From switching to the Cloud to the Internet of Things (IoT), Cisco is determined to be the “number one information technology (IT) company,” according to the company’s CEO John …

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AT&T Patents System to “Fast-Lane” BitTorrent Traffic

Excerpted from The Stack Report by Alice MacGregor. US telecom giant AT&T has been awarded a patent for speeding-up BitTorrent and other peer-to-peer (P2P) traffic, and reducing the impact that these transactions have on the speed …

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Solid State Networks & Akamai Partner for Online Games Workflow

Akamai Technologies, a leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing online content and business applications, today announced a partnership with Solid State Networks, a leading provider of game …

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BitTorrent Expands into Originals

Excerpted from Multichannel News Report by Jeff Baumgartner. BitTorrent is getting into original video game, with its first project — Children of the Machine — expected to debut late this year. Charging ahead with an OTT content strategy …

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Verizon: IoT Gaining Momentum among Businesses

Excerpted from IT News Online Report. A new report from Verizon Enterprise Solutions entitled State of the Market: The Internet of Things (IoT) 2015: Discover How IoT is Transforming Business Results shows that enterprise adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to gain momentum. …

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Telefonica Shows Fully Virtualized Network Live

Telefonica and Alcatel-Lucent are showcasing long-term evolution (LTE) video streaming and video-call services over an end-to-end virtualized network including virtual radio access network (vRAN), virtual content delivery network …

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Volume XLXI, Issue 8

We’re pleased to present the fifth installment of the DCIA’s Internet of Things (IoT) Marathon webcast this week.

The online telecast is our update on IoT from the distributed computing industry’s perspective recorded live during the 2015 International CES.

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Volume XLXI, Issue 7

This week, we’re pleased to bring you the fourth installment of the DCIA’s Internet of Things (IoT) Marathon webcast — our distributed computing industry update on IoT — recorded during the 2015 International CES.

If you missed the Welcome (play-all) or any of the first three flights of video segments covering Smart Objects for Fitness & Healthcare (play-all), Programmable Homes & Energy Management (play-all), or Media Entertainment & Social Networking Solutions (play-all), please click on the preceding links to screen these parts of the webcast.

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2009 Trendsetter’s Award

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2008 Innovator’s Award

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2008 Trendsetter’s Award

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2008 Groundbreaker’s Award

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2008 Pioneer’s Award

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2007 Innovator’s Award

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2007 Pioneer’s Award

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2006 Innovator’s Award

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2006 Trendsetter’s Award

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2006 Groundbreaker’s Award

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2006 Pioneer’s Award

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Founder’s Award

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Volume XLXI, Issue 6

We’re pleased this week to present the third installment of the DCIA’s Internet of Things (IoT) Marathon webcast recorded during the 2015 International CES.

If you missed the first two flights of video segments in our industry update on the IoT, here are links to play the first, covering Smart Objects for Fitness & Healthcare, to play the second, covering Programmable Homes & Energy Management, or to play the Welcome that we’ve also added.

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Winter 2004 White Paper

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Bennett Lincoff Law

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FTI Consulting Part II – Network Effects

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FTI Consulting Part I – Titanic Forces

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The Coming Exaflood

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Volume XLXI, Issue 5

As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow in prominence, we’re pleased to present the second installment of the DCIA’s IoT Marathon webcast recorded during the 2015 International CES.

If you missed last week’s premiere episode, here’s a link to the initial flight of video segments covering Smart Objects for Fitness & Healthcare.

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Volume XLXI, Issue 4

There’s no doubt that momentum is increasing in the advancement of the Internet of Things (IoT).

This week, we’re pleased to present the first installment of the DCIA’s IoT Marathon webcast recorded during the 2015 International CES; and for each of the next six weeks, we’ll launch a new episode of thematically connected video-segments to complete our industry update on this vital and important technology movement.

Today, I invite you to invest an hour-and-a-half of your time in viewing the initial section of our webcast entitled Smart Objects for Fitness & Healthcare.

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Volume XLXI, Issue 3

The Digital Due Process (DDP) coalition, in which the Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) participates, sent an urgent message to the US Congress this week regarding timely passage of a much-needed update to the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA).

Here’s the text of the letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-IA) and Ranking Member Patrick Leahy (D-VT); a similar letter was delivered to corresponding House of Representatives leaders.

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Volume XLXI, Issue 2

Post-production of the DCIA’s Internet of Things (IoT) Marathon is well underway with the goal of completing all aspects of the process in time for the major industry webcast to premiere on February 1st.

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Volume XLXI, Issue 1

In This Issue Tech Is Also Charlie What Did We Learn? Autonomous Data Ctr Report from the CEO CES: IoT Hits Home IoT Connected Life Samsung Harmony Big-Name Companies IoT Dominates CES 9 Best Ideas from CES FTC Warns on Security Wheeler Hints at Rules BitTorrent’s First Film IoT Investors

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Volume XLX, Issue 12

The Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) is very excited to enter into the production phase of “DCIA’s Internet of Things (IoT) Marathon” webcast this week during the 2015 International CES.

The IoT is now on an unstoppable growth trajectory to surpass 50 billion smart objects and $3 trillion in revenue by 2020.

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Newsletters from 2014 and prior

This page contains links to all newsletters from 2014 and prior.

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Oracle & Front Porch Digital Join CDSE Line-Up

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Amazon Web Services and Google Highlight CDSE Opening Session

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IBM Sponsors CLOUD DEVELOPERS SUMMIT

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Rackers Sign-On for CLOUD DEVELOPERS SUMMIT & EXPO

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September 9, 2014

Letter from the DDP to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid regarding ECPA Reform

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SAP On Board for CLOUD DEVELOPERS SUMMIT

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July 18, 2014

Comments of the DCIA Before the FCC in the Matter of Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet

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April 28, 2014

Letter from DDP to President Barack Obama regarding ECPA Reform

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August 6, 2010

DCIA Letter to HR E&C Ensuring the Integrity and Protection of Content on Broadband Networks

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July 18, 2007

Letter from the DCIA to Chairman Henry Waxman and Ranking Member Tom Davis of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform regarding the Committee’s July 24th Hearing on Inadvertent File Sharing Over Peer-to-Peer Networks.

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P2P MEDIA SUMMIT LA

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P2P Digital Watermark Working Group

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P2P MEDIA SUMMIT NY

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P2P MEDIA SUMMIT LA

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September 15, 2006

Letter from the DCIA to Chairman Ed Whitfield and Ranking Member Bart Stupak of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations regarding the Subcommittee’s September 21st Hearing on Deleting Commercial Child Pornography Sites from the Internet: The U.S. Financial Industry’s Efforts to Combat this Problem.

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September 13, 2006

Letter from the DCIA to Chairman Ted Stevens and Ranking Member Daniel Inouye of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation regarding the Committee’s September 19th Hearing on Online Child Pornography.

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September 9, 2006

Letter from the DCIA to Senator Byron Dorgan regarding Net Neutrality.

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September 9, 2006

Letter from the DCIA to Senator Olympia Snowe regarding Net Neutrality.

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August 23, 2006

Letter from the DCIA to Chairman Joe Barton and Ranking Member John Dingell of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce regarding an update on progress in commercial development of the distributed computing industry.

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August 23, 2006

Letter from the DCIA to Chairman James Sensenbrenner and Ranking Member John Conyers of the House Committee on the Judiciary regarding an update on progress in commercial development of the distributed computing industry.

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August 23, 2006

Letter from the DCIA to Chairman Ted Stevens and Ranking Member Daniel Inouye of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation regarding an update on progress in commercial development of the distributed computing industry.

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August 23, 2006

Letter from the DCIA to Chairman Arlen Specter and Ranking Member Patrick Leahy of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary regarding an update on progress in commercial development of the distributed computing industry.

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DCIA Welcomes Kazaa Settlements

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P2P MEDIA SUMMIT WDC

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P2P MEDIA SUMMIT WDC

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MyPeer Media Alert

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Stop Badware Statement

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DCIA and ITA Combine Forces

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Digimarc Media Alert

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DCIA Supports Digital Watermarking

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December 29, 2005

Letter from the DCIA to Director Lydia Parnes of the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection regarding consumer disclosure compliance.

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DCIA Platform Group Supports P2P Licensing

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DCIA Operations Group Supports P2P Licensing

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DCIA Content Group Supports P2P Licensing

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DCIA Accepts IFPI Licensing Offer

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DCIA Endorses Beijing IPRP Forum

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DCIA Welcomes Grokster Settlement

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September 28, 2005

Statement of Scooter Scudieri submitted to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary regarding “Protecting Copyright and Innovation in a Post-Grokster World,” Washington, DC

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September 28, 2005

Statement of Sam Yagan, President, MetaMachine, before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary regarding “Protecting Copyright and Innovation in a Post-Grokster World,” Washington, DC

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DCIA Statement on Australian Court Ruling

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Fall 2005 White Paper

Introduction Distributed computing, examples of which include software such as “file-sharing” or “peer-to-peer (P2P)” applications, represents an incredibly powerful and widespread advance in modern technology that has already been adopted by approximately 80 million consumers worldwide, and this number continues to increase at an impressive rate. The shared resource deployments

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DCIA and P2P Users Help Katrina Victims

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July 28, 2005

Statement of the Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) and DCIA Members Digital Containers and Scooter Scudieri for the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation regarding “Issues Related to MGM v. Grokster,” Washington, DC

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P2P PATROL Expands Law Enforcement Support

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DCIA Addresses MGM v. Grokster Decision

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DCIA Achieves Milestone of 50 Member Companies

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DCIA Acts to Protect P2P Users and Children Online

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March 8, 2005

Letter from the DCIA to Acting Director Lydia Parnes of the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection regarding consumer disclosure compliance.

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December 31, 2004

Letter from the DCIA to Senators Barbara Boxer, John Cornyn, Richard Durbin, and Gordon Smith regarding the implementation of P2P PATROL (Peer-to-Peer Parents And Teens React On Line)

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May 6, 2004

Statement of Martin C. Lafferty, CEO, Distributed Computing Industry Association (DCIA) before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection regarding “Online Pornography: Closing the Doors on Pervasive Smut,” Washington, DC

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February 26, 2004

Letter from the DCIA to Chairman Orrin Hatch and Ranking Member Joseph Biden of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary regarding a letter from the IO Group.

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February 24, 2004

DCIA Response to Federal Trade Commission Public Workshop Questions: Monitoring Software on Your PC: Spyware, Adware, and Other Software

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Remarks of Senator Coleman at Winter 2004 Meeting

Senator Norm Coleman Chairman, Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations United States Senate Remarks at DCIA 2004 Winter Meeting Thank you, Marty. I come from the state where Hubert Humphrey was the Senator for many years, so I don’t know if I’m capable of making brief comments. But let me make a

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DCIA Announces Business Models for P2P Music

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December 15, 2003

The DCIA responded to the letter of 11/12/03 from Senators Lindsey Graham, Dianne Feinstein, Richard Durbin, Gordon Smith, John Cornyn, and Barbara Boxer to Nikki Hemming, CEO of DCIA Charter Member Sharman Networks Ltd. (SNL) and other peer-to-peer software firm executives

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October 2003 Letter from Senator Hatch

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen: Due to my longstanding interest in high-technology issues, I wish you great success in the cross-industry discussions being hosted today by the Distributed Computing Industry Association. I want to extend my best wishes to everyone who is exploring cross-industry discussions aimed at addressing the problems and

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DCIA to Address Entertainment Media File Sharing

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Summer 2003 White Paper

First, thank you to all who attended the inaugural meeting of the Distributed Computing Standards Coalition (DCSC) and to those who provided follow-up during the process of developing this document. Background In the past four years, we have all witnessed the torrent of controversy surrounding the introduction of distributed computing.

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April 25, 2002

DCIA’s Founder Derek Broes was invited to submit testimony to the United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce, Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet for the hearing entitled “Ensuring Content Protection in the Digital Age.”

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