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Capital One breach raises questions about security and cloud-first strategies

Capital One's technology will face intense scrutiny as the investigation continues into its data breach, which impacted 106 million customers. In a risk-averse industry, critics will question the financial services firm's decision to readily…

DeepMind’s algorithm can predict serious kidney injury 48 hours before it happens

DeepMind, Google’s artificial-intelligence unit, has created a deep-learning system that analyzes someone’s health records, including information such as vital signs and blood test results, and then predicts the chance of acute kidney injury…

Salesforce must convince industries it can be a unifying tool

Salesforce's Tableau acquisition, a deal welcomed by industry watchers and investors, was billed by Salesforce as a key step toward the expansion of its data analytics capabilities. The $15.7B all-stock deal comes amid heightened interest across…

Web application vulnerabilities top reported flaw by bug bounty hunters

Dive Brief: There was a 92% increase in reported vulnerabilities from 2018 to 2019, according to Bugcrowd's 2019 State of Security report. Broken access control, sensitive data exposure, server security misconfiguration, broken authentication/session…

New SurveyMonkey CIO tasked with boosting IT scale, efficiency

Dive Brief: Eric Johnson, a 20-year IT veteran with past leadership roles at Talend and DocuSign, is SurveyMonkey's new CIO, the company announced Wednesday. Johnson's addition comes 10 months after SurveyMonkey's IPO. Johnson will work with…

Top 10 Cybersecurity Companies To Watch In 2019 | CloudTweaks

Today’s Threatscape Has Made “Trust But Verify” Obsolete  The threatscape every business operates in today is proving the old model of “trust but verify” obsolete and in need of a complete overhaul. To compete and grow in the increasingly…

JPMorgan Chase inks 5-year deal to generate marketing copy via AI

Dive Brief: JPMorgan Chase has inked a five-year, enterprise-wide deal with Persado as the financial services giant turns to machines to handle more of its marketing duties, according to details shared with Marketing Dive. The company will leverage…

CIO's persistence nets blockchain system for tuna supply chain

The tuna fisherman spends 14 to 16 hours a day on a boat in the ocean waters off Indonesia. Tech executive Tony Costa has been right by his side.  "I saw him haul in an 80-pound tuna with his hands," said Costa, SVP and CIO at seafood company…

Microsoft will shutter Skype for Business Online in 2021, making Teams its heir

Dive Brief: Microsoft will sunset Skype for Business Online in 2021, the company announced Tuesday. The move comes amid increased focus on Microsoft Teams as the company's leading product for enterprise collaboration and communications. As it…

5 things to know about Capital One's breach

Capital One is modernizing its technology stack with in-house development and adopting a public cloud-oriented strategy on Amazon Web Services, an outlier in the risk-averse financial services sector. But even with cybersecurity measures in…

The Right Time To Move To The Cloud

Ancient cultures all over the world relied on the phases of the moon and the stars in the night sky to time the planting of seeds and harvesting of crops. We have all heard and used the analogy of “when the moon and stars align” to refer…

Capital One's data breach hits 106M customers

Dive Brief: Capital One discovered a data breach impacting 100 million individuals in the U.S. and 6 million in Canada, according to a company announcement. Those hit hardest by the July 19 breach were individuals and small businesses that…