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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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Magic Leap’s headset is real, but that may not be enough

It’s taken years of work and billions of dollars in venture funding to build a working mixed-reality headset for developers. Now what?

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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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