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Connectivity

Why security experts hate that “blockchain voting” will be used in the midterm elections

It’s too dangerous to conduct elections over the internet, they say, and West Virginia’s new plan to put votes on a blockchain doesn’t fix that.

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Cybersecurity’s insidious new threat: workforce stress

This week’s Black Hat event will highlight job-related stress and mental health issues in the cyber workforce.

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AI can now tell your boss what skills you lack—and how you can get them

Coursera is unveiling a new machine learning tool to show companies what skills their employees are acquiring from its classes and their level of expertise.

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