• New Team For Weinstein, Who Thinks He’s In a Movie

    A state judge has approved Harvey Weinstein’s request for a new defense team. His former attorneys, Ronald Sullivan and Jose Baez said they are departing because of “public scrutiny” and because they aren’t getting along with Weinstein....

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  • Amazon Will Spend $700M To Retrain Third Of Its Workforce

    In the face of the tightest labor market in decades and persistent criticism over working conditions for its low-wage workers, Amazon has announced a plan to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce by 2025, at a...

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  • Data Breaches Down, Financial Impact Up

    A report by the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance says Cyber incidents in the U.S. led to an estimated loss of $45 billion in 2018. The financial impact of ransomware increased by 60 percent. Cryptojacking incidents more...

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  • Cyber “Advanced Persistent Threats” Lurk Before Striking

    Some of the most insidious and sophisticated cyber attacks against organizations take the form of “Advanced Persistent Threats.” The key to how APTs work is stealth. An initial breach may employ conventional hacking strategies, like phishing or...

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  • #MeToo Exposed HR’s Greatest Success, Protocols to Defend Against Lawsuits

    An essay in Atlantic takes corporate human resources department’s to task in respect to protecting employees in general, and protecting female employees from sexual harassment in particular. The author observes that ever since Anita Hill testified at...

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  • AI Masters Poker. Is Cybersecurity Next?

    An artificial intelligence program developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon and a Facebook AI Lab has more than held its own against some of the best poker players in the world. Moreover, it did so without recourse...

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  • Second Circuit: Trump Can’t Block Twitter Critics

    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a trial court decision, ruling on First Amendment grounds that President Trump can’t block critics on his twitter account. “The fact that any Twitter user can block another account...

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  • Epstein’s Dream Team Intimidated Prosecutors, Says Acosta

    R. Alexander Acosta, currently Secty of Labor in the Trump administration, has come in for plenty of criticism for the way he handled a case against hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein when he served as U.S. Attorney...

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  • Lawyer Gets 5 Years In Porn-Trolling Scam

    One of two former attorneys who orchestrated a porn trolling scheme has received a five-year sentence in federal court in Minnesota. He got a reduced sentence for cooperating in the prosecution of his partner, who got 14...

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  • More Trouble for Marriot

    Marriot was just fined for a well-publicized data breach, and now it is being sued by the District of Columbia Attorney General for hiding the true price of hotel rooms from consumers, and for charging hidden “resort...

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