Normally, complaints to the inspector general of an agency get significant attention. However, in this case, the complaint was directed to Hoeker because he oversaw the unit. The Digital Forensics and Investigation Unit was created by Hoeker in 2015 not just for internal security investigations but so his office could play a role in the SEC's law enforcement role—providing forensic support to SEC criminal investigations. In a 2016 report to Congress, Hoeker described the role of the unit within the SEC Office of Investigations: … [Read more...] about SEC hack came as internal security team begged for funding
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Security Windows 10 to get PUA/PUP protection feature Best security keys in 2020: Hardware-based two-factor authentication for online protection Best password managers for business in 2020: 1Password, Keeper, LastPass, and more Cyber security 101: Protect your privacy from hackers, spies, and the government How to protect smart factories and networks from cyber attacks (ZDNet YouTube) Top 6 cheap home security devices in 2020 (CNET) Why organizations shouldn't automatically give in to ransomware demands (TechRepublic) … [Read more...] about Thousands of enterprise systems infected by new Blue Mockingbird malware gang
College Girls, meanwhile, is a teen show from The Mindy Project's Mindy Kaling. Rap Sh*t is about a Miami-based female rap group trying to get famous. Search Party, a great-but-overlooked TNT adult mystery drama, is moving to HBO Max for its third and fourth seasons. Post-apocalyptic drama Station Eleven is based on the book of the same name. Made For Love is an adaptation of Alissa Nutting's novel, starring Cristin Milioti. Generation is a Lena Dunham-produced show about modern sexuality in a conservative environment. A new version of teen drama Gossip Girl is in the works, with Kristen Bell returning as the titular character in voice only and Selena Gomez is fronting a cooking show, so far called Untitled Cooking Project. … [Read more...] about HBO Max: release date, price, movies, the Justice League Snyder Cut and more
A cornerstone of any pre-teen’s life between 1998 to 2007 was the Disney Channel original movie. If you grew up during that time you do not need a refresher on why movies like Halloweentown or Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century were popular — they were your main option for entertainment because you were constantly at home! (That is what it is like to not have a driver’s license.) But you may need a refresher on their content, because I just revisited a bunch of them and they are not what I thought. Oddly, they are not innocent little time capsules of an era long gone by. They are portentous pieces of art that solemnly warned my generation of the techno-anxieties they would soon become all too familiar: they also made me cry a little bit because in spite of all those things, they are very optimistic about human beings. … [Read more...] about The near-futurism of Disney Channel original movies — does it hold up?
Forget virtual and augmented – what's mixed? Here's why HTC sees mixed reality as the next “disruptive technology” after smartphonesWhy would Apple make AR glasses?Apple ARKit is already bringing augmented reality to the forefront of consumer technology – but it's just a platform. It's long been suggested that the real future of Apple’s augmented reality road map would be AR glasses. … [Read more...] about Apple Glasses release date, price, news, leaks and what we know so far