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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AliveCor, the leader in FDA-cleared personal electrocardiogram (EKG) technology, today announced issuance of a U.S. patent which covers the use of data collected from wearable devices as a means of assisting diagnoses of heart arrhythmias, including those that may be asymptomatic. U.S. Patent Number 9,839,363, entitled "Discordance Monitoring," describes the analysis of heart rate data and activity data from wearable devices in order to trigger notifications for users to take an EKG when there is a difference between these two biometrics. Disagreement between a user's heart rate and activity level could be suggestive of any number of heart problems, including asymptomatic Atrial Fibrillation. "Medical capture of asymptomatic heart arrhythmias is an ongoing challenge. Holter monitors, implantable recorders, and pa... (more)

Preempt Finds Flaw in Office 365 with Azure AD Connect Which Could Result in Domain Compromise

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Preempt, a leader in adaptive threat prevention that helps enterprises eliminate insider threats and security breaches, today announced its research team has uncovered a vulnerability with Microsoft Office 365 when integrated with an on-premises Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) using Azure AD Connect software that unnecessarily gives users elevated administrator privileges, making them "stealthy"  administrators. Preempt provided responsible disclosure to Microsoft which has issued a customer security advisory today regarding t... (more)

(ISC)2 Opens Call for Expert Cybersecurity Speakers for 2018 Security Congress

CLEARWATER, Fla., Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- (ISC)²® today announced a call for speakers for its eighth annual (ISC)² Security Congress conference in New Orleans Oct 8-10, 2018.  Submissions will be accepted until February 23, 2018. This year's theme, "Enrich. Enable. Excel" focuses on bringing together leading cybersecurity professionals to advance industry best practices. Over the course of the three-day event, more than 2,000 cybersecurity professionals, including researchers, frontline practitioners, CISOs and CIOs will share information on the industry's most ... (more)

WolfPAC Simplifies Risk Management with New Software Release

BOSTON, Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- WolfPAC Integrated Risk Management has launched their new platform "WolfPAC 4.0". The platform is designed for risk managers at organizations in heavily regulated industries, like financial institutions. With this new software, risk managers use full integration to quickly see where budget and resources can be reallocated to create efficiencies and understand emerging trends within their unique risk management programs. With the concern over data protection and cybersecurity increasing, WolfPAC included role-based security into their platfor... (more)

New! IoT Global Awards to be sponsored by IoT Global Network and Smart IoT

LONDON, Dec. 12th, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The IoT Global Awards are to be sponsored in 2018 by IoT Global Network and Smart IoT. The organisers of the inaugural Awards (www.iotglobalawards.com) and the hosts of the UK's premier Internet of Things event, Smart IoT (www.smartiotlondon.com) have announced that the prize giving will be hosted during the event, at an exclusive evening reception held on 21st March 2018. The Award's judges are looking for the best and brightest IoT product, service, business or CxO, out there. The panel is comprised of leading industry figures fro... (more)