Strategy and Innovation

Today in Tech – 1946 –

When clever code kills, who pays and who does the time? A Brit expert explains to El Reg

Iceland Will Use More Power Mining Bitcoin than Powering Homes This Year –

The cryptocurrency mining market is surprisingly small –

IDG Contributor Network: The good ol’ days –

Here’s how we made a no-fuss RSS vulture app using trendy Electron –



Improving Routing Security: Introducing Six New MANRS Tutorials –


Internet Security and Privacy

Configuring and Tuning OpenVAS in Kali Linux –

2,844 new data breaches added to Have I Been Pwned –

PIPEDA: Ten tips for avoiding complaints to the OPC (Office of the Privacy Commissioner) –

GDPR gotchas and how to handle them –

Hackers Can Now Steal Data Even From Faraday Cage Air-Gapped Computers –

When the Copyright Office Meets, the Future Needs a Seat at the Table –

2,000 Colorado DOT computers infected with SamSam Ransomware –

Perimeters Aren’t Dead – They’re Valuable –

Talos: Threat Round Up for Feb 16 – 23 –

Stunning infosec tips from Uncle Sam, furries exposed, Chase bank web leak, and more –


Open Source

Creative Commons launches Memorial Fund Grants and Fellowship in Memory of Bassel Khartabil –

LibreOffice 6.0 scores close to 1 million downloads in just 14 days –

Audacity 2.2.2 Released with a Stack of New Features & Improvements –


Unified Communications – VoIP

Troubleshooting a Large-Scale CUCM Deployment –


Data Centre and Storage

What is a SAN and how does it differ from NAS? –

Data Center IPS Products Put to the Test –

Future-Proofing Data Center Requirements for Global Enterprises and Hyperscale Providers –



5 things that will slow your Wi-Fi network –

802.11ax Wi-Fi standard isn’t ready, Qualcomm bakes chips anyway –


Cloud Computing

Winter Was Not Delayed: How HBO Uses Kubernetes to Bring Us Game of Thrones –

A Home for CASB (Cloud Access Security Brokers) –

5 Things I Learned While Trying to Understand Today’s Cloud Pricing –

Cloud strategy: hybrid and multi cloud are not the same –


Telecom and Policy

The FCC’s Net Neutrality Order Was Just Published, Now the Fight Really Begins –

Hyperoptic ‘sets speed record’ with London 2012 Athletes’ Village trial –

Responsible, Coordinated & Ethical Vulnerability Disclosures –

New Tech Industry Lobbying Group Argues ‘Right to Repair’ Laws Endanger Consumers –


Servers and Workstations

A bit of intel on AMD’s embedded Epyc and Ryzen processors –

OpenBSD releases Meltdown patch –


Resort and Hospitality

Squaw Valley Resort Will Run On 100% Renewable Energy –

Epson Teams Up with Top Designers to Create Innovative Visual Solutions –

Webjet Launches First Working Blockchain Initiative in the Hotel Distribution Industry –