Innovation

2018: Time To Listen To The Voices of Women – https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/01/2018-time-listen-voices-women/

What is the Industrial IoT? And why the stakes are so high – https://www.itworld.com/article/3243928/internet-of-things/what-is-the-industrial-iot-and-why-the-stakes-are-so-high.html

Today in Tech – 1995 – https://sourceforge.net/blog/today-tech-january-31/

The blockchain era is here but big biz, like most folk, hasn’t a clue what to do with it – http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2018/02/01/overselling_blockchain_as_a_service/

 

Networking

What is microsegmentation? How getting granular improves network security – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3247672/virtualization/what-is-microsegmentation-how-getting-granular-improves-network-security.html

Hey, you know what the internet needs? Yup, more industrial control systems for kids to hack – https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/02/02/industrial_control_system_security/

 

Internet Security and Privacy

CIRA: Weekly web security warning: Bitcoin mining remains top threat to IT resources – https://cira.ca/blog/information-technology/
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Ontario PC Party adds ransomware to list of troubles – https://www.itworldcanada.com/article/ontario-pc-party-adds-ransomware-to-list-of-troubles/401187

Understanding the Dissolving Network Perimeter – https://www.csoonline.com/article/3243272/leadership-management/understanding-the-dissolving-network-perimeter.html

Kali Linux: Your Journey Starts Here – https://www.kali.org/news/your-kali-training-journey-starts-here/

The Cyber Incident Tsunami – Time to Get Ready – https://www.otalliance.org/blog/cyber-incident-tsunami-time-get-ready

 

Open Source

Free Software Foundation receives $1 million donation from Pineapple Fund – http://www.fsf.org/news/free-software-foundation-receives-1-million-donation-from-pineapple-fund

6 pivotal moments in open source history – https://opensource.com/article/18/2/pivotal-moments-history-open-source

Open source turns 20 years old, looks to attract normal people – http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2018/02/03/open_source_turns_20/

 

Unified Communications – VoIP

Switchvox Overview | Business Phone System – https://youtu.be/admt4V0Jc9U

Avaya acquires Spoken Communications, touts fresh beginning – https://www.itworldcanada.com/?p=401212

 

Wireless

Enterprise WiFi: 6 Quick Fixes – https://www.networkcomputing.com/wireless-infrastructure/enterprise-wifi-6-quick-fixes/169043074

802.11: Wi-Fi standards and speeds explained – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3238664/wi-fi/80211-wi-fi-standards-and-speeds-explained.html

 

Cloud Computing

Network: Cloud contracts: 5 must-have elements – https://www.infoworld.com/article/3252328/cloud-computing/cloud-contracts-5-must-have-elements.html

Multicloud mania: what to know – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3252775/hybrid-cloud/multicloud-mania-what-to-know.html

 

Telecom and Policy

Full fibre becomes broadband network of choice for Openreach – http://www.computerweekly.com/news/252434283/Full-fibre-becomes-broadband-network-of-choice-for-Openreach

Verizon celebrates successful 400Gb/s field trial – https://www.fibre-systems.com/news/verizon-celebrates-successful-400gbs-field-trial

Telstra teams with Ciena, Ericsson on high spectral efficiency 400 Gbps transmission test – http://www.lightwaveonline.com/articles/2018/01/telstra-teams-with-ciena-ericsson-on-high-spectral-efficiency-400-gbps-transmission-test.html

In a data breach crisis ‘do the right thing,’ bank’s ethics officer tells privacy pros – https://www.itworldcanada.com/?p=401252

UK Government’s mass surveillance deemed unlawful by courts – http://telecoms.com/487489/uk-governments-mass-surveillance-deemed-unlawful-by-courts/

 

Servers and Workstations

FSF: GNU Spotlight with Brandon Invergo: 18 new GNU releases! – http://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/gnu-spotlight-with-brandon-invergo-18-new-gnu-releases

RedHat joins OpenHPC – https://openhpc.community/967-2/

 

Resort and Hospitality

Scandinavian Hotel Chain Upgrades 3,000+ Rooms With Mobile Keys – https://hospitalitytech.com/scandinavian-hotel-chain-upgrades-3000-rooms-mobile-keys

Touch Dynamics’ Next Gen Printer Base Designed for Epson TM-m30 – https://hospitalitytech.com/touch-dynamics-next-gen-printer-base-designed-epson-tm-m30