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Threat intel startup SnapAttack lands $8M Series A following Booz Allen spinout

SnapAttack, a threat hunting startup that was this week spun out from IT consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, has secured $8 million in Series A funding. The startup, which claims to hold the “l

Databricks brings its Delta Lake project to the Linux Foundation

Databricks, the big data analytics service founded by the original developers of Apache Spark, today announced that it is bringing its Delta Lake open-source project for building data lakes to the Lin

Kaggle hosting $1M competition to improve lung cancer detection with machine learning 

Kaggle, the nearly ten year old startup that hosts competitions for data science aficionados, is hosting a competition with a $1 million purse to improve the classification of potentially cancerous le

NSA contractor arrested for theft of six classified documents

A National Security Agency contractor was arrested in August for the theft of classified material, which reportedly contained hacking codes for government systems in Russia, China, North Korea and Ir

Jeff Schumacher Of BCG Digital Ventures On The Merits of Corporate VC

Jeff Schumacher is the CEO of BCG Digital Ventures, a low-flying, two-year-old corporate venture group created by Boston Consulting Group and staffed, interestingly, with some former execs of BCG c

Women Could Be The Solution To Fighting Cybersecurity Threats

Cybersecurity professionals are more in demand than ever before, but a new report finds the number of women in the field hasn't grown. Women represent just 10 percent of the cybersecurity workforce

How The Digital Economy Can Help End Extreme Poverty

When I was in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia recently as part of the U.S. government’s delegation to the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, I was struck by how much the internationa