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New Intent-Based Networking ebook simplifies this data center trend

New Intent-Based Networking ebook simplifies this data center trend

Intent-Based Networking for Dummies author Jeff Doyle discusses why IBN, the autonomous, self-provisioning paradigm designed to make network management easier, is the logical evolution of SDN. Image: caribb, Getty Images/iStockphoto The main reason companies create content like ebooks, white papers, and blog posts about their products or services is to sell more of that product …

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Pursue a future in big data and machine learning with these classes

Pursue a future in big data and machine learning with these classes

Products featured here are selected by our partners at StackCommerce.If you buy something through links on our site, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. All instructors come from solid technical backgrounds. Image: pexels By StackCommerceMashable Shopping2020-06-05 19:43:23 UTC TL;DR: Get involved with the world’s most valuable resource — data, of course — with The Complete 2020 …

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MIT professor wants to shift power to the people by building local data collectives

MIT professor wants to shift power to the people by building local data collectives

“Building the New Economy” envisions data co-ops to make it easier for people to control and analyze their own financial and health data. MIT Professor Alex Pentland has a vision for data co-ops that allow members to control their personal health and financial data and benefit from its analysis in a new book, “Building The …

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How to use Excel's PivotTable tool to turn data into meaningful information

How to use Excel’s PivotTable tool to turn data into meaningful information

A pivot table in Microsoft Excel reorganizes data quickly into a meaningful report, and it’s easy to use! Illustration: Lisa Hornung Before Microsoft Excel added the PivotTable tool, you had to use summarizing functions and features to organize and analyze your data. It was often hard, or worse, elusive work. If you’re still working that …

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48% of employees are less likely to follow safe data practices when working from home

48% of employees are less likely to follow safe data practices when working from home

According to a Tessian survey, data protection concerns go out the window for remote employees. A new report from cybersecurity firm Tessian found that the move to working from home has had drastic effects on how people approach data loss prevention.  In a survey of 1,000 people from the US and 1,000 from the UK, …

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COVID-19 national response portal puts essential data within reach

COVID-19 national response portal puts essential data within reach

Powered by Google Cloud, the new portal combines information from public and private sectors as well as hospitals to provide a single place for critical health data and analytics. A new database of COVID-19 data has launched with the goal of being a hub for medical professionals, policy makers, and others who need critical data …

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More data is needed to define our new normal for work

More data is needed to define our new normal for work

ZDNet’s Larry Dignan and Steve Ranger and TechRepublic’s Bill Detwiler discuss how digital transformation, office layouts, and employee loyalty will all be impacted after the pandemic. TechRepublic’s Karen Roby and Bill Detwiler discuss the “new normal” for offices with ZDNet’s Larry Dignan and Steve Ranger. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation.Larry Dignan: …

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Contact-tracing app caught sharing location data with Foursquare

Contact-tracing app caught sharing location data with Foursquare

Contact-tracing apps are problematic, and that’s before they violate their own privacy policies.  The Care19 app, developed for the North Dakota Department of Health by developer ProudCrowd, was intended to assist health officials in their battle against coronavirus by logging users’ location data. In the process, according to a report released Thursday, it also sent …

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Cities are combining edge computing and IoT data collection to improve services and save money

Cities are combining edge computing and IoT data collection to improve services and save money

There is no one-size-fits-all solution, but government leaders will need systems integrators to make these IoT projects a success. Government agencies managing multiple sources of Internet of Things (IoT) data are most likely to launch edge computing projects to save money and improve city services, according to an IDC government analyst. Shawn P. McCarthy, research …

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86% of data breaches are conducted for financial gain

86% of data breaches are conducted for financial gain

Increases in hacking, phishing, and cloud-based attacks have been even more prevalent with the influx of remote work, Verizon found. Verizon released its 2020 Data Breach Investigations report on Tuesday, outlining the biggest cybersecurity threats hitting the enterprise and providing tips on how to handle the risks. The majority (86%) of data breaches are for …

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