Editor’s note: This post by one of the great CTOs in the DC ecosystem, Dave Mihelcic, hits on a topic all of us in the tech community should be tracking and, to the greatest extent possible, working to improve.-bg I recently read with horror and empathy several articles about a man who was told by a video linked "robot" doctor that he was going to die . We lived through a … [Read more...] about How Far? The Line Between Compassionate Care and Ruthless Efficiency
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It is far too early to say with any certainty whether or not algorithms were at fault in the two recent crashes of the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. But it is not too early to begin reasoned speculation based on what is known to date. Boeing’s prized new jet has had two crashes: The first killed 189 people in October when a Lion Air jet crashed into the Java Sea The … [Read more...] about Recent Crashes of Boeing 737 Max 8 Aircraft Could Have Been Death By Algorithm: If so they are not the first
Keeping current with cyber threats is an imposing logistics problem facing small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs)—cybercriminals are constantly changing their tactics. If something stops working or fails to provide sufficient return for their effort, the bad guys move on. That may work well for the criminal element, but how are those in charge of cybersecurity at an SMB … [Read more...] about How SMBs can bolster cybersecurity efforts
Businesses in the UK took an average of 21 days to report personal data breaches they had identified to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) during the year up to 31 March 2018, according to information disclosed by the watchdog. The UK's data protection authority revealed details of how businesses that voluntarily reported data breaches handled those incidents in its … [Read more...] about Businesses lag on data breach response times
Security researchers have found dozens of companies inadvertently leaking sensitive corporate and customer data because staff are sharing public links to files in their Box enterprise storage accounts that can easily be discovered. The discoveries were made by Adversis, a cybersecurity firm, which found major tech companies and corporate giants had left data inadvertently … [Read more...] about Dozens of companies leaked sensitive data thanks to misconfigured Box accounts