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Wes O'Donnell

A veteran of both the US Army and US Air Force, Professor Wes O’Donnell is a highly sought after presenter who has recently spoken at TEDx on Data Visualization and the US Air Force Academy on Leadership. He is noted for his fascinating, informative, dynamic and entertaining keynotes. Wes educates companies and government organizations on a number of topics ranging from emerging technology and big data visualization to veteran’s issues and leadership. But Wes’ best talks tend to center around his personal journey from poverty to distinguished entrepreneur and professor; a truly inspiring journey.

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Have you heard of SIM swapping? The nasty form of attack was documented by ZDNet writer Matthew Miller last June, who detailed the horror show unfolding after he found his services had been hacked and his bank charged $25,000 by an attacker purchasing Bitcoin.

10 Ways To Own Your Cybersecurity In 2020

One of the best New Year’s resolutions anyone can make is to learn new ways to secure their personal and professional lives online, starting with ten proven ways they can take greater control over their own cybersecurity.

How A Single Apple Mac Hack Scored North Korean Spies $7 Million In Cryptocurrency

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Five Ways Business Directors Can Prepare For The Future Of Cybersecurity

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Six Takeaways From CES 2020

CES never fails to deliver. Year after year, expectations for innovation are sky high, and year after year, CES delivers. From the hundreds of startups in Eureka Park to the tech giants in the main halls, CES is a celebration of creativity and the desire to make things smarter, faster, and better.

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