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Open source: Why naiveté might be the key to success

Commentary: What open source founders don’t know might be their superpower. Find out more in this interview with Envoy founder Matt Klein. Image: Artur, Getty Images/iStockphoto In our efforts to uncover the keys to open source success, we may be overlooking the most important attribute of all: Profound naïveté. Talk . . . Read more

IoT Device Takeovers Surge 100 Percent in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with an explosion in the number of connected devices, have led to a swelling in IoT infections observed on wireless networks. Connected cameras, refrigerators and other seemingly-mundane internet-of-things (IoT) devices are a cybercriminal favorite this year, with new research showing a sharp increase (100 percent) in . . . Read more

U.S. Levies Sanctions Against Russian Research Institution Linked to Triton Malware

The latest in a flurry of actions this week, tied to foreign threats against U.S. computer systems, includes sanctions by the Department of the Treasury. The Trump administration sanctioned a Russia government research institution on Friday claiming it was behind a series of cyberattacks using the highly destructive Triton malware. . . . Read more

How to host a holiday office party on Zoom

There are plenty of things companies can do virtually, but the key this year is to give back and make employees feel appreciated, party planners said. Image: iStock/nito100 More for CXOs The venues may be different—very different this year—but it’s still possible to host a fun and engaging holiday office . . . Read more