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Weekly Brief – National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017 + more stories

By: Kevin Jessop Date: October 5, 2017

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017 – Federal Bureau of Investigation (blog)

fbi | October 05, 2017

 

Federal Bureau of Investigation – National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017. “Cyber risks can seem overwhelming in today’s hyper-connected world, but there are steps you can take to protect yourself and reduce your risk,” said Assistant Director Scott

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Deadline is Sunday For Survivors to File Notice of Workers’ Comp Claim

publicnewsservice | October 05, 2017

 

Deadline is Sunday For Survivors to File Notice of Workers’ Comp Claim LAS VEGAS — The survivors hurt during Sunday’s massacre include many people who worked at the festival, as first responders, and at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, and they may be eligi

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Senate committee approves CHIP funding bill

benefitspro | October 05, 2017

 

Without reauthorization, nearly 9 million children as well as pregnant women who rely on the Children’s Health Insurance Program would have lost access to care as states braced for the funding cuts.

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Many Americans Want Government To Moderate Use of Job-Killing Robots

fortune | October 05, 2017

 

Americans remain deeply conflicted about the growing use of automation. Many see robots and related technology as enhancing their lives, but more worry that automation will limit their ability to earn a living, according to a new Pew Research Center

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Get Very Used to Drone Usage in the Insurance Industry

insurancejournal | October 05, 2017

 

One major insurance carrier already has a program underway to train claims adjusters to visit accident sites and fly drones to gather data. American Family Insurance started working on developing a drone program around 2013, and the company now has &

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What Are All These Blockchains And Crypto Assets Building?

forbes | October 05, 2017

 

When blockchains mature, they’ll revolutionize our lives. Here’s what that looks like, according to 24 crypto experts, including Naval Ravikant, Meltem Demirors, Brian Armstrong, Sandra Ro, Chris Burniske and Kathleen Breitman, among others.

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Russia may have tested cyber warfare on Latvia, Western officials say

reuters | October 05, 2017

 

RIGA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Moscow was probably behind interruptions in Latvia’s mobile communications network before Russia’s war games last month, in an apparent test of its cyber attack tools, Baltic and NATO officials said, based on early intellige

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AMAZON Delivery Service to Rival FEDEX, UPS…

bloomberg | October 05, 2017

 

Amazon.com Inc. is experimenting with a new delivery service intended to make more products available for free two-day delivery and relieve overcrowding in its warehouses, according to two people familiar with the plan, which will push the online ret

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