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90% off Become an Ethical Hacker With This Complete eLearning Bundle - Deal Alert

With cyberattacks putting everyone on edge, companies are looking for ethical hackers--IT pros paid handsomely to hack their network, expose security flaws, and fix them before someone else breaks in. Learn the tools of the ethical hacking trade with the Become an Ethical Hacker Bundle, now only $44.99 for a limited time.

How to pick a lock

At the DEFCON Lockpick Village, CSO's Steve Ragan gets a quick lesson on the basics of lockpicking.

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Hulu eliminates free streaming service, goes subscription only

Hulu is pulling the plug on its free streaming service after nearly a decade, to focus on premium subscriptions instead.

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Roland acquires majority stake in headphone-maker V-Moda

We interview V-Moda CEO Val Kolton, who will retain 30 percent of V-Moda and become a Roland product design consultant.

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60% off SOWTECH HDMI Splitter, Full HD 1080P and 3D Support - Deal Alert

This simple splitter has one HDMI input and two outputs, for splitting full HD 1080P and 3D signals to two displays without signal degradation.

The perfect Pokemon Go phone: Let's build it ourselves

What specs and features are in the perfect phone for playing Pokémon Go? Jon Phillips runs down what this imaginary phone should include.

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23% off HDMI Cloner Box for Gaming or HD Video Stream Capture, No PC needed - Deal Alert

Clone video from virtually any video device including game consoles and DVD/Blu-ray. With the push of a button, this device captures and records to any attached USB stick, with no PC required.

Rapid Review: HP Chromebook 13

HP’s Chromebook 13 delivers the first QHD+ display and the first Skylake CPU in a luxurious package anyone would crave.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 1-5 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 1st. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

Risk management: Picking the right tool for the job

At the DEFCON hacking conference's Lockpick Village, CSO's Steve Ragan chats with Austin Appel (aka Scorche), from TOOOL, about physical locks, lockpicking and risk management associated with locks.

Black Hat 2016 wrap-up: Same stuff, different year?

IDG editors and writers Steve Ragan (CSO), Fahmida Rashid (InfoWorld) and Lucian Constantin (IDG News Service) offer their impressions of this year's Black Hat security conference.

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Spotify's latest personalized playlist wants to put new releases on your radar

Spotify's Release Radar is the company's latest personalized music playlist designed to deliver fresh tunes every Friday.

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The FCC just forced TP-Link to support open-source router firmware

In a settlement with TP-Link, the FCC clarified its stance on open-source router firmware: It's not totally against it.

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Dolby Vision versus HDR-10 TV: A format war and more

High dynamic range (HDR) TV is here and it looks great. But it's in its early stages, and there's a potential format war brewing.

CIO Career Coach: How to build your brand

CIO.com Blogger Martha Heller shares the secrets to building a brand that highlights what you do best.

CIO Career Coach: 6 signs it's time to leave your job

CIO.com blogger and executive career strategist Martha Heller explores the reasons IT pros may want to consider moving from passive job seeker to active job seeker.

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34% off Go Cubes Chewable Coffee - Deal Alert

GO CUBES Chewable Coffee pack half a cup of coffee (50 mg caffeine) into a single bite. They come in three flavors and are made with the highest quality ingredients for an amazing & unique taste.

Why some risk assessments fail

At the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, CSO’s Steve Ragan chats with Itzik Kotler, CTO and co-founder of SafeBreach, about why many companies end up failing in their security risk assessments, as well as how some companies are tackling these failures to improve their overall security.

Social engineering tricks and why CEO fraud emails work

At the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, CSO’s Steve Ragan talks with Stephanie Carruthers, owner of Snow Offensive Security, about why business email compromise (aka CEO fraud) works so well against companies. She also discusses several tricks that phishers will use to gain trust among corporate employees when preparing for an attack.

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26% off Tracer360 All-Season Illuminated Reflective LED Visibility Vest - Deal Alert

Run or cycle year-round with maximum visibility wearing this lightweight, intelligently illuminated and 3M reflective Tracer360 Visibility Vest.

How to wade through the flood of security buzzwords and hype

At the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, CSO’s Steve Ragan chats with Steven Grossman of Bay Dynamics about how companies can survive the avalanche of information security hype and buzzwords when speaking with vendors who are promising everything.

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Apple Music for Android is exiting beta and adding in equalizer settings

The leap to version 1.0 is also bringing several performance and playback improvements to Apple's streaming service.

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22% off Logitech C930e Business-Grade HD 1080p Webcam - Deal Alert

The Logitech Webcam C930e features the widest-ever field-of-view in a business webcam—90-degrees—perfect for face-to-face video collaboration and whiteboard presentations from any office. And it’s the first with HD 1080p H.264/SVC UVC 1.5 encoding, the newest technology that frees up PC bandwidth with on-camera video processing.

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The NFL is coming to Sling TV

Cord-cutters rejoice! NFL games and analysis are coming to streaming service Sling TV as part of an NFL Network deal.

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Windows 10 moves closer to smart-home centerpiece with big Internet of Things deal

Lazy people will love Windows 10 and its ability to automate home tasks, and the operating system's smart-home credentials are getting a serious boost with a recent internet of things pact.