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Blur your background in a Teams meeting

Not happy with your backdrop in a video meeting? Try background blur. You’ll appear nice and clear while everything behind you is subtly concealed. Note: Background blurring might not prevent sensitive information from being visible to other meeting participants. To start a meeting with background blur, move the blur slider—the one to the right of the

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Global Traffic Spikes. No Panic at the Cisco!

Seemingly overnight, social distancing across the globe has defined a new normal and we’re all on a fast-learning curve to adapt in our day-to-day lives. I’ve replaced physical meetings with video conferencing. I now have virtual “happy hours” with coworkers and friends to share concerns and also to laugh a little, much-needed in these uncertain

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Coronavirus Could Infect Privacy And Civil Liberties Forever

Coronavirus has infected more than just individuals and their bodies. It’s also infected society, which is adapting drastically in order to reduce the number of lives the COVID-19 pandemic claims. Not only are governments adopting new economic and public health measures to fight the coronavirus and its impact, but they’re harnessing big data in ways

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16 best practices for improving cybersecurity

Cisco’s 2020 CISO Benchmark Study links a robust patch policy and collaboration to smaller data breaches. Chief information security officers never seem to get a break, whether the new challenge comes from well-funded adversaries, increased business risk, new regulations, tight budgets, or talent shortages. Cisco’s CISO Benchmark Study for 2020 offers some perspective on the

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How technology is protecting endangered species

Artificial intelligence, the cloud, and smart cameras are being used to catch poachers and track wildlife populations. Cambodia is home to 16 globally endangered species, like the Asian elephant, tigers, and leopards. Conservationists there are working with a Harvard computer scientist to stop the poaching that is pushing so many species to the brink of

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