AI and Machine Learning to Double in Coming Year

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Business Use of Artificial Intelligence to Increase

Artificial intelligence is poised to be the next big thing in tech as companies plan to double their spending in the coming year. According to a recent survey by Gartner’s, 59% of the companies surveyed say they already have AI programs in place, an average of four each. In the coming year, these same organizations said they plan to put … Read More

White House Hosts Social Media Summit

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The social media summit in Washington, DC was created to discuss social media bias. What was surprising was that neither Twitter nor Facebook representatives were invited to the summit. The meeting with US President Donald Trump and attendees from a variety of disciplines took place on Thursday. What Happened at the Summit? A White House spokesperson explained that earlier in … Read More

Cyber Police Dogs Aid in Catching Cryptocurrency Crooks

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device detection dogs find link to cryptocurrency crime

Yet another phishing attempt has made the news after six scammers were able to steal $28 million worth of bitcoin cryptocurrency. While the suspects were caught, thanks in part to digital storage detection dogs, cryptocurrency schemes continue to be a problem in the world of online coinage. How the Scammers Tricked Blockchain Users The six people who committed fraud created … Read More

Google Launches Online Media Literacy Courses for Youth

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In a world where there are cyber threats around every corner and people are bullied online, there is a bright spot for a new generation of online users. Google has added to its existing online digital safety course with a new media literacy unit aimed at children. The new course helps kids to verify credible information, avoid phishing, and be … Read More

The Use of Cyber Attacks in Warfare is Growing

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cyber warfare grows in use between countries

The idea of warfare usually brings to mind soldiers, physical weapons, and negotiations through monitored phone calls. The digital revolution has affected every aspect of our lives but has also become a part of a country’s defense plan when in conflict with other nations. The term cyber warfare is defined as using digital attacks to disrupt a computer system of … Read More