Weekend Reads 012023

However, since growing online content consumption put networks under increasing pressure during the peaks of the Coronavirus lockdowns, some political support in Europe seems to have been garnered (e.g. France, Italy, and Spain).

On the other hand, the digital sphere has become a dangerous space. The Ukrainian war pulled cyber into real military fighting.

The recent adoption at the end of December of the new EU Directive for a high level of cybersecurity across the Union—commonly referred to as “NIS2”—paved the way for important updates to the domain name system (DNS).

Domain names are associated with the full spectrum of internet content, from legitimate use by brands or individuals, to infringing or criminal activity. CSC has observed that certain TLDs get used more for egregious content.

Heata has developed a novel way to use the waste heat generated by servers: mounting them on domestic hot water tanks to cut energy bills for homeowners.

It’s time for you and your colleagues to become more skeptical about what you read. That’s a takeaway from a series of experiments undertaken using GPT-3 AI text-generating interfaces to create malicious messages designed to spear-phish, scam, harrass, and spread fake news.

Randy Anders is VP of North American sales with HughesNet for Business. He said HughesNet has been providing SD-WAN to enterprise customers for several years, using its GEO satellite connectivity.

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given airlines until February 2024 to fix altimeters that may clash with C-band 5G spectrum.

It’s a good idea to use one of the best password managers to keep your logins safe, but now a security company is warning that one of the most popular password managers in the world is not safe to use.

In early January, development-pipeline service provider CircleCI warned users of a security breach, urging companies to immediately change the passwords, SSH keys, and other secrets stored on or managed by the platform.

Security teams have traditionally used mean time to repair (MTTR) as a way to measure how effectively they are handling security incidents. However, variations in incident severity, team agility, and system complexity may make that security metric less useful.

In a recent paper, my fellow researchers from Freie Universität Berlin, The Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems, and HAW Hamburg and I revisited QUIC connection setup performance.

Getty Images is suing Stability AI, creators of popular AI art tool Stable Diffusion, over alleged copyright violation.

United Kingdom leaders are pushing forward with a massive online censorship bill that, thanks to the lobbying of a group of lawmakers over the weekend, has been made significantly harsher with threats of imprisonment for tech platform managers who run afoul of the complicated regulations.

The laptops of 2023 will get new chips and new graphics. Many will get new touchpads, some will get new fans, and a few will get funky styluses. But some of the coolest, weirdest, and most exciting updates are coming to screens.