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February 7, 2017
by sjvn01
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Municipal drones are coming — and cloud leaders are getting prepared

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a leading organization dedicated to ensuring a secure cloud computing environment is working with Securing Smart Cities, a nonprofit global initiative focused on smart city cybersecurity, to set up drone guidelines. Their report, co-authored by … Continue reading

February 7, 2017
by sjvn01
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Email Privacy Act passed by House, but don’t get your hopes up

Do you want the IRS, FBI, or SEC looking into your email without a warrant? Probably not. That’s why a bipartisan group of lawmakers reintroduced the Email Privacy Act after it failed to pass last year. This law would keep … Continue reading

February 1, 2017
by sjvn01
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Bigger, better LibreOffice 5.3 released for the cloud

Almost two years ago, The Document Foundation announced it was going to bring LibreOffice to the cloud. With the release of LibreOffice 5.3, that day has finally come. Bigger, better LibreOffice 5.3 released for the cloud. More>