GES Review – Airbnb In Africa and Hopes To Expand, Make Entrepreneurs

Brian Chesky, CEO and founder of lodgings-rental website Airbnb, said he attended the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya to meet African entrepreneurs and explore expansion on the continent, BizTechAfrica reports. Africa represents a huge opportunity for the company, which more than doubled listings in Africa in the last year, according to the report. Airbnb describes itself as a community marketplace where guests can book accommodation from […]

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Understanding and mitigating a FREAK vulnerability attack

After the discovery that the FREAK vulnerability can affect a wide variety of OSes, enterprises should amp up mitigation efforts. Here’s some background on the attack and how to stop it. One day an employee logs onto his company-issued computer and visits an HTTPS-protected website to pay a bill while on his lunch break. A […]

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Can thinking like cyberattackers improve organizations’ security?

It’s becoming increasingly important for security leaders to think like cyberattackers, which lends to new defenses and security techniques for enterprises. And while enterprises may never fully be ahead of attackers, they can at least be better prepared. Clearly it’s important to secure company data from multiple attack vectors, but beyond this, what specific steps […]

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Gmail is finding smarter ways to keep spam out of your inbox

Google boasts that Gmail filters stop 99.9% of all spam, but it wants to do even better. Can Gmail become spam-free? Google announced a number of improvements to Gmail spam filtering in a blog post on Thursday. That includes applying machine learning technology, such as artificial neural networks to make filters smarter and new tools […]

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Logjam flaw crimps TLS encryption

A newly discovered TLS vulnerability that affects thousands of websites, servers and browser users could allow attackers to bypass encryption. An international team of researchers has released a paper showing a significant vulnerability in the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol that allows attackers to downgrade the encryption used over secure connections to a point where […]

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Sourcing the modern data center

Significant IT expenditures can represent a make-or-break moment for the department, especially in this economic climate. In terms of selecting data center hardware, planning can go a long way, and selecting the right mix helps to minimize waste and maximize efficiency. A single-vendor data center approach could be the right way to go, but there […]

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Microsoft BizSpark Plus Program Expanded For Qualifying Startups

Are you approaching 3 years as a BizSpark member? Take a look at Microsoft BizSpark graduation offers so you can seamlessly continue using their technology. Regardless of where you reside or what platform and tools you use, Microsoft’s goal is simple – they aim to help early stage companies accelerate innovation and get their stuff […]

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Get Ready For Windows 10

Windows 10 will be available on July 29 and consumers can purchase a new Windows 10 PC or tablet. And, qualified Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices can get a Free Upgrade. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to reach this huge audience! Windows 10 developer tools for Visual Studio 2015 will be delivered with […]

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EU’s Tusk urges debt relief as part of Greek deal

The European Union’s chairman joined growing international calls for Greece to be granted debt restructuring as part of any new loan deal if it delivers convincing reforms to avert imminent bankruptcy. The call was an implicit challenge to Germany, Athens’ biggest creditor, which has so far ruled out any write-offs as illegal and taken a […]

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