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Some are wondering whether that very large dataset of carefully curated photos could be mined to train facial recognition algorithms on age progression and age recognition.

What’s remarkable is how many organizations don’t make an effort to view their public online assets as the rest of the world sees them — until it’s too late. FICO began touting its Cyber Risk Score, which seeks to measure an organization’s chances of experiencing a data breach, based on measurements tied to the company’s public-facing online assets.

Wi-Fi and broadband connectivity is expanding in K-12 school districts across the U.S. as costs continue to decline, according to annual survey findings released Friday by the Consortium for School Networking.

According to the Distance Education State Almanac 2017, 114,922 Iowa college students were enrolled in at least one online course during fall 2015. This figure represented 41.8 percent of the state's overall student population. 

During the Condition of the State address, Governor Kim Reynolds said she wants to continue to devote Iowa dollars to expanding internet access to all areas of the state.

East Coast Polytechnic Institute University is the first in the country to produce and store degrees in a digital format that uses technology which helped make Bitcoin famous.

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, today unveiled the 2019 Best Online Programs rankings for adults looking to advance their education and career goals. Speaking to a greater interest in online programs, this year's rankings evaluate 1,545 programs – up from 1,490 last year – including both bachelor's and graduate programs in fields like nursing, education, business and engineering.

Scientists and universities receiving funds from the National Institutes of Health for cutting-edge research need to tighten their security procedures and take other precautions, said a panel of experts commissioned by the agency to investigate “foreign influences on research integrity."

The Virginia State Corporation Commission, which holds Social Security numbers, credit card numbers and industrial trade secrets in its data banks, doesn’t want its employees to fall for a phishing scam. So to ensure its staff are fully mentally engaged in their mandatory cybersecurity training, the VSCC recently borrowed from a recreational trend and built an escape room.

Nobody likes passwords but they’re a fact of life. How do you make them better? You need a password manager.


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