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Kevin Curran
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Kevin Curran 49m
One of the more impressive computer networking papers in recent years...."Why Is It Taking So Long to Secure Internet Routing?". Routing security incidents can still slip past deployed security defenses.
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The DuckDuckGo browser extension & app now shows a Privacy Grade rating (A-F) when you visit sites. Can more easily see how protected you are & who is trying to track you. More cool features too.
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Delighted to have Priyanka join our cloud security project with . Yes, continue promoting and supporting innovation in legal services and access to justice......
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Why the I.R.S. Fears Bitcoin. Yes, governments will have to come up with new tax models. You cannot trace the money anymore....
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Nice graphic outlining part of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities in Intel chips which have opened up new hacking threats, sparked class actions, and enraged longtime partners.
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Kevin Curran Jan 22
BeyondCorp: How Google Ditched VPNs for Remote Employee Access.
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Kevin Curran Jan 22
'Terrifying': How a single line of computer code put thousands of innocent Turks in jail. A lawyer and 2 digital forensic experts helped solve cases no one else would. Cautionary tale.
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Kevin Curran Jan 19
These false horseshoes were used in the time of the Civil Wars, so as to deceive any person tracking the marks. The one on the left is supposed to leave the mark of a cow’s hoof, the one on the right that of a child’s foot.
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Kevin Curran Jan 19
Amazon’s monthly Prime membership,about to go up from around £8 to £9 per month. I guess it won't break the bank but an interesting move given how well they are doing. Strange.
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Kevin Curran Jan 15
My interview in on "European Commission set to spend €1bn on supercomputers".
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Kevin Curran Jan 12
Some very good insights into the downsides & resultant stress which can come from remote working.
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Kevin Curran Jan 12
"Cisco can now sniff out malware inside encrypted traffic". Not entirely accurate however. More accurate would be "Cisco looks at unencrypted handshake packets for known dodgy destinations, self-signed certificates & slippery intentions."
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Kevin Curran Jan 10
US Homeland Security "Report to President on Enhancing Resilience of Internet & Communications Ecosystem Against Botnets & Automated, Distributed Threats ". Recommends making Cybersecurity compulsory part of engineering degrees. UK should do similar.
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Kevin Curran Jan 10
I have to say that I think the triple monitor 'add-on' solution from slidenjoy has potential. Not too heavy either and lots of use cases.....
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Kevin Curran Jan 9
Kodak announces ICO, stock jumps 44%! Mad. I didn't see the technical part in their buzzword filled release which describes how this actually prevents image copying i.e. manipulation//distortion...etc?
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Kevin Curran Jan 9
Building for the Blockchain. "It’s an interdisciplinary field, spanning domains of economics, game theory, finance, computer science, math, cryptography, and more. However, that also means that there’s a lot of surface area to contribute."
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Pádraig Belton Jan 8
AND KNOW WHEN TO RUN: My first BBC story for 2018. Only 12% of people kept a NY resolution they made last year. 76% of resolutions involve fitness. Meanwhile there are 29,000 fitness apps - of which, say researchers, about 17 are based on science.
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Kevin Curran Jan 8
Buzz words in Telegrams proposed blockchain..."Instant Hypercube Routing” to maintain speed as it grows. Its PoS approach reaches consensus with ‘Byzantine Fault Tolerance’ & uses 2-D Distributed Ledgers to grow new valid blocks on top of incorrect blocks.
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Mariana Ludmila Jan 7
Professor Dr. Kevin Curran joins BBA as Academic Advisor for Northern Ireland, and Editor JBBA
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Kevin Curran Jan 5
This made me smile. It turns out that Raspberry Pi is not vulnerable to Spectre or Meltdown flaws which have taken over security news this week....Perhaps we should all move to the Pi?
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