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  • 140,000 hard drives crash in America every week.
  • 93 percent of businesses that suffer data loss for over 10 days file for bankruptcy within 12 months.
  • Four million data records are stolen or lost every single day.
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How face masks are fooling facial recognition software

A new study explores how wearing a face mask affects the error rates of popular facial recognition algorithms.

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  • The study measured the error rates of 89 commercial facial recognition technologies as they attempted to match photos of people with and without masks.
  • Wearing a mask increased error rates by 5 to 50 percent among the algorithms.
  • The researchers said they expect facial recognition technology to get better at recognizing people wearing masks. But it's not clear that that's what Americans want.
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Aspects of cybersecurity not to overlook when working from home

Just because your team has gone remote doesn't mean you need to be vulnerable to hacks, breaches, and scams.

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  • Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, many enterprises had yet to contemplate a mass work-from-home scenario and were therefore unprepared to support it securely.
  • There are practical steps you can take to safeguard confidentiality and cybersecurity with a WFH workforce.
  • Applying best security practices to test for vulnerabilities, supervise access controls and password management, secure connections, and apply endpoint encryption can go a long way.

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'Misleading marketing': Zoom video meetings may not be as secure as you think

Video meetings on the popular platform don't seem to offer end-to-end encryption as advertised.

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  • Despite claims, Zoom's video and audio meetings don't support end-to-end encryption, according to a recent report from The Intercept.
  • End-to-end encryption is an especially strong form of security that, in theory, scrambles online data so that it's decipherable only to the sender and receiver.
  • Zoom also faces a class-action lawsuit after a Motherboard report showed how the platform passed on user data to third parties.

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5 in-demand tech skills, and how you can start learning them today

Break into the lucrative world of tech with training you can do anywhere.

  • Train up in tech sectors where employers are hiring in 2020.
  • The training includes AI and machine learning, blockchaining, cybersecurity and more.
  • Each course collection is now over 90% off.
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