Matt Hamblen

Senior Editor

Matt Hamblen covers mobile and wireless, smartphones and other handhelds, and wireless networking for Computerworld.

The war for cybersecurity talent hits the Hill

DHS should have a cybersecurity unit, says panel chairman

DHS should have a cybersecurity unit, says panel chairman

The chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security said his top priority in 2017 will be to push for creation of a cybersecurity agency within the Department of Homeland Security.

Former DHS head urges Trump to see economic dangers from cyberattacks

Former DHS head urges Trump to see economic dangers from cyberattacks

Last week's U.S. intelligence report tracing Russia's cyber-meddling with the 2016 presidential election is a timely reminder of the cybersecurity risks that the government and private companies face, said Tom Ridge, the nation's...

New York gets smarter, one tech trial at a time (with video)

New York gets smarter, one tech trial at a time (with video)

Wi-Fi kiosks, smart park benches and sensors that detect gunshots are just a few of the technologies the Big Apple has on tap.

Smart city tech growing in the U.S.

Smart city tech growing in the U.S.

The adoption of smart city technology to manage traffic, water supplies, air pollution and other needs will see an upswing this year in U.S. cities.

AT&T, Ford and Delphi show 'vehicle-to-anything' wireless communications

AT&T, Ford and Delphi show 'vehicle-to-anything' wireless communications

AT&T debuted an advanced communications platform called vehicle-to-anything (V2X) on Wednesday in partnership with Ford and Delphi.

Corporate boards aren't prepared for cyberattacks

Corporate boards aren't prepared for cyberattacks

CEOs, board members need to bone up on cybersecurity and not leave those matters to CIOs, analyst says

Singapore’s ‘city brain’ project is groundbreaking -- but what about privacy? (with video)

Singapore’s ‘city brain’ project is groundbreaking -- but what about privacy? (with video)

A centralized command center that aggregates sensor data on traffic, weather, government and elder services sounds great – but also, to private citizens, a little unsettling.

BlackBerry unveils BlackBerry Secure for enterprise IoT mobile security

BlackBerry unveils BlackBerry Secure for enterprise IoT mobile security

BlackBerry touted a comprehensive mobile-security platform for a variety of IoT devices connected to enterprises

Smartwatch user dropout rate is still 29%, Gartner says

Smartwatch user dropout rate is still 29%, Gartner says

Almost a third of smartwatch owners have stopped using them, saying they aren't useful, are boring or they broke.

Interactive GIS map helps victims of Gatlinburg wildfires

Interactive GIS map helps victims of Gatlinburg wildfires

The recent wildfires around Gatlinburg, Tenn. led to the creation of an interactive online map that allowed evacuated residents to remotely pinpoint which structures were spared or destroyed.

Behavior analytics tools for cybersecurity move into enterprises

Behavior analytics tools for cybersecurity move into enterprises

Behavior analytics is one of the more recent buzzwords in enterprise cybersecurity, with more than 35 vendors competing for customers. One vendor, Darktrace, is using machine learning to detect network threats.

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