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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.

WhatsApp Hack Attack Can Change Your Messages

During a briefing at the annual Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas on August 7, researchers from Israeli security company Check Point revealed how Facebook-owned WhatsApp could be hacked to change the text of a message and the identity of the sender.

Everyone's Social Security Number Has Been Compromised. Here's How To Protect Yourself

Every day, it seems, another data security disaster puts our personal information at risk. If it's not a major hotel or restaurant chain getting hacked, it's a financial institution.

Top Five Trends of Privacy and Security Entrepreneurs Can Leverage For New Startups

Privacy is about to become a large industry. Research firm Gartner, best known for crunching device market share data, says organizations need to be thinking about both individuals and society as a result of privacy and security trends.

New Contact Lens Allows Users to Zoom by Blinking

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have created a lens that uses the small electrical potential of the human eyeball, called the electro-oculographic signal, to control the polymer lens.

SonicWall Report Reveals Spike In IoT Malware And Encrypted Threats For 2019

We've passed the halfway mark for 2019. I know. I'm just as shocked as you are. There are only 5 months left until Christmas.

How To Protect Your Marketing From Cyber Crime

Every day we engage in online interactions that put us at risk of losing our savings, our security and even our safety.

Increasing number of cyberattacks on critical civilian infrastructure worrying, experts say

Every time Eric Evans reads a report about government officials paying thousands of dollars in ransom to computer hackers to recover stolen data, it gives him the chills.

Why AI is the Future of Cybersecurity

Capgemini Research Institute surveyed 850 senior executives from seven industries, including consumer products, retail, banking, insurance, automotive, utilities, and telecom. 20% of the executive respondents are CIOs, and 10% are CISOs.

Facebook Takes Action As Terrorists Found Using Platform To Recruit And Campaign

"When terrorists misuse the internet," Facebook explained in a blog post on Wednesday, July 24, "they often upload the same piece of content to multiple platforms to maximize their reach."

Cyber Threat Intelligence: Not for the Faint of Heart

Cyber threat intelligence (CTI) offers real value to security teams. I established that in my last article, Introduction to Cyber Threat Intelligence: What Can It Do For You?