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    PASSWORD "123456" USED BY 23.2 MILLION USERS WORLDWIDE

    Apr 22, 2019

    The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) expects 42% of Britain online users to lose moneydue to fraud, according to its first UK Cyber Survey.  Released over the Easter weekend (April 21, 2019), the report also found that the most-used password from global cyber breaches was "123456,&quo...

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    HOW TO AVOID THE NEW DNS HIJACKING ATTACKS

    Apr 22, 2019

    A new means of DNS hijacking is moving from government entities to the private sector as threat actors work to harvest your security credentials and then compromise your network. DNS Hijacking has been around for a while. Initially it began as a way for the bad guys to take you to a fake website so ...

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    VERSA NETWORKS CONTINUES SD-WAN-TO-CLOUD TREND

    Apr 22, 2019

    Versa Networks is yet another software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) specialist to provide its wares in a cloud-delivered managed service, a growing trend in the industry. Versa earlier this month announced Versa Titan, a cloud-managed SD-WAN branch/security solution offered to simplify the com...

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    SOFTWARE SECURITY FLAWS AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR ARE MAJOR NETWORK VULNERABILITY POINTS, IXIA FINDS

    Apr 22, 2019

    Software security flaws — including those with available fixes that haven’t been applied — and human behavior continue to be the top sources of network vulnerabilities, according to a new report from Keysight Technologies’ Ixia group. In its third annual security report, Ixia...

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    HUAWEI DETAILS ADVANCEMENTS IN 5G CORE AND RAN

    Apr 18, 2019

    Huawei this week provided updates to its 5G core network strategy and SingleRAN Pro platform at its Global Analyst Summit. During a keynote, Jason Dai, Huawei’s president of cloud core network strategy, detailed three components of Huawei’s 5G core network that the company will use to en...

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    SCALYR LAUNCHES OPEN SOURCE COMMUNITY LOGRUNNERS FOR ALL THINGS OBSERVABILITY

    Apr 18, 2019

    Log monitoring company Scalyr this week launched an open community, deemed LogRunners, for individuals in the observability space. The community is designed to help developers, architects, site reliability engineers, and DevOps and CloudOps professionals identify, solve, and prevent challenges in th...

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    ORANGE AND NOKIA MIGRATE NETWORKS TO PHOTONIC CONTROL PLANE

    Apr 18, 2019

    Orange and Nokia migrated Orange’s long-distance networks in Europe and Asia to a photonic control plane, which allows the operator to manage the network through distributed software intelligence. The migration involved distributing intelligence on different networking equipment on Orange&rsqu...

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    CLOUDBEES STINGS DEVOPS RIVALS WITH ELECTRIC CLOUD ACQUISITION

    Apr 18, 2019

    CloudBees has acquired continuous delivery (CD) and application release automation vendor Electric Cloud in a deal that bolsters CloudBees position in the rapidly evolving DevOps space. The deal itself will see CloudBees integrate Electric Cloud’s operations into what CloudBees CEO Sacha Labou...

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    KURIAN’S ENTERPRISE CHOPS ENABLE NEW DEALS FOR GOOGLE CLOUD

    Apr 18, 2019

    Maybe all that was keeping Google Cloud from being a true challenger to Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure was to be less like Google and more like Oracle, or even SAP. That's what it looks like in the wake of the Google Cloud Next conference, and yesterday's news of former Oracle execu...

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    'FIBER-IN-AIR' 5G NETWORK RESEARCH GETS FUNDING

    Apr 18, 2019

    Wireless transmission at data rates of around 45gbps could one day be commonplace, some engineers say. “Fiber-in-air” is how the latest variant of 5G infrastructure is being described. To get there, a Britain-funded consortium of chip makers, universities, and others intend to aggressive...

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    INTEL SCRAPS 5G PHONE MODEM BUSINESS

    Apr 17, 2019

    Intel announced late on Tuesday that it would no longer make 5G modem chips for phones. The company had been working on 5G chips for Apple, but the chips were not expected to arrive until 2020 at the earliest. Prior to the decision to scrap its 5G phone modem business, the company reportedly faced v...

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    QUALCOMM ANNOUNCES SMART CITIES ACCELERATOR PROGRAM

    Apr 17, 2019

    Qualcomm Technologies has announced the launch of a smart cities program, aimed at providing a central directory of smart cities solutions based on Qualcomm technology. The Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program will be a one-stop shop for governments, municipalities, cities, and enterprises to c...

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    THE STATE OF CLOUD BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE 2019: DIGGING DOWN ON DRESNER’S ANALYSIS

    Apr 17, 2019

    These and other insights are from Dresner Advisory Services’ 2019 Cloud Computing and Business Intelligence Market Study. The 8th annual report focuses on end-user deployment trends and attitudes toward cloud computing and business intelligence (BI), defined as the technologies, tools, and sol...

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    AMA, SLING EXPAND WORK TO ADD DOCTOR INPUT INTO HEALTH IT INNOVATION

    Apr 17, 2019

    The American Medical Association (AMA) and student-run biotech incubator Sling Health are expanding their joint efforts to include physicians in health IT innovation to improve clinical workflows and patient care. The two organizations are compiling insights from physicians in their clinical problem...

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    CLOUDGENIX RAISES $65 MILLION, TAKES ON CISCO, LEGACY SD-WAN

    Apr 17, 2019

    SD-WAN provider CloudGenix raised $65 million in a Series C funding round, bringing its total funding close to $100 million. The round included existing vendors Bain Capital Ventures, Charles River Ventures, Mayfield Fund, and Intel, as well as new investor ClearSky Ventures. CloudGenix CEO Kumar Ra...

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    CISCO TALOS SAYS A NATION STATE IS BEHIND SEA TURTLE DNS HIJACKING ATTACKS

    Apr 17, 2019

    Cisco Talos researchers say a nation state is likely behind a new cyberattack, dubbed Sea Turtle, that uses domain name system (DNS) hijacking to steal credentials and passwords for espionage. While Talos won’t attribute the attacks to one particular nation state, “given the complexity i...

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    QUALCOMM AND APPLE END ALL LITIGATION; INTEL EXITS 5G MODEM MARKET

    Apr 17, 2019

    Qualcomm and Apple agree to six-year patent and chipset supply: A long-brewing, global battle between Qualcomm and Apple ended yesterday with the two companies agreeing to end all ongoing litigation related to allegations from Apple that Qualcomm took a monopolistic stance with a “no license, ...

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    SMART IOT DEVICE PAYMENTS GROW SUBSTANTIALLY – BUT SECURITY CONCERNS REMAIN

    Apr 17, 2019

    A new report has argued that while smart payment technologies have shown ‘substantial’ growth, ‘significant’ security concerns remain for consumers. The study, from Transaction Network Services (TNS), evaluated US, UK and Australian consumer experiences with – and attit...

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    NCSC LAUNCHES 2019 CYBERSECURITY ACCELERATOR

    Apr 16, 2019

    The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has launched its latest annual search for the hottest cybersecurity start-ups in the country. The NCSC Cyber Accelerator is a government-funded initiative that claims to have doled out £20m in investment since its launch in 2017, offering up...

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    INTEL BUYS OMNITEK TO FURTHER BOOST ITS FPGA BUSINESS

    Apr 16, 2019

    Intel today announced its intent to purchase Omnitek, a U.K.-based video and vision field programmable gate array (FPGA) provider, as the chipmaker doubles down on its FPGA processor business. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Omnitek was founded in 1998 in Basingstoke, England, and all 40 of it...

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    ANZ USES GOOGLE TOOL TO ENFORCE SECURITY ON CONTAINERS AND CODE

    Apr 16, 2019

    ANZ Banking Group is using a security control created by Google called binary authorization to prevent unauthorised code and container images from being deployed to production. Binary authorization has been in public beta since it was announced at last year’s Google Cloud Next conference, thou...

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    HEALTH IT INFRASTRUCTURE INTEGRATION KEY TO TELEHEALTH ADOPTION

    Apr 16, 2019

    Integration of the health IT infrastructure will be one key to widespread adoption of telehealth technology, according to a recent report by American Well. Health systems should move to an integrated workflow experience combining telehealth technology and electronic health records (EHR), the report ...

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    WINDOWS FLAW EXPLOITED TO DELIVER POWERSHELL BACKDOOR

    Apr 15, 2019

    A local privilege escalation vulnerability patched recently by Microsoft in its Windows operating system had been exploited by malicious actors to deliver a PowerShell backdoor. The flaw, tracked as CVE-2019-0859, was fixed by Microsoft with its April 2019 Patch Tuesday updates. According to the com...

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    ITRON AND VINCI ENERGIES TO BUILD AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST STANDALONE SMART LIGHTING PROJECT

    Apr 15, 2019

    Transport Canberra and City Services to Utilize Itron Network to Enable Smart Energy and City Services in Canberra, Australia’s Capital City. Itron, Inc., VINCI Energies’ Electrix and Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) are working together to create an Industrial Internet of Thi...

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    NYANSA’S VOYANCE EXPANDS TO THE IOT

    Apr 15, 2019

    Nyansa announced today that their flagship Voyance product can now apply its AI-based secret sauce to IoT devices, over and above the networking equipment and IT endpoints it could already manage. Voyance – a network management product that leverages AI to automate the discovery of devices on ...

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    TELEFÓNICA TAKES ON IOT SECURITY

    Apr 12, 2019

    Telefónica launched an IoT security business unit that, in addition to detecting threats, will also offer credential management for connected devices and domain name system (DNS) security. The aptly named IoT Cybersecurity Unit leverages the carrier’s existing network infrastructure and...

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    MICROSOFT LAUNCHES AZURE PREMIUM PLANS FOR SERVERLESS WORKLOADS

    Apr 12, 2019

    Microsoft Azure is now offering another hosting option, an Azure Functions Premium plan,  for Azure enterprise cloud customers that want to add new capabilities to their cloud configurations.
    Using the premium  plan, enterprise customers will be able to use pre-warmed instances to r...

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    SOUTH KOREA PROVES ITS 5G DEPLOYMENT METTLE

    Apr 12, 2019

    5G is quickly gaining momentum in South Korea. KT Corp., the nation’s largest wireless operator, claims to have launched the “world’s first nationwide commercial 5G wireless network” with enterprises and consumers now actively using the network. The operator also says it is t...

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    ATTACKERS SPOOFING KNOWN TECH, SECURITY BRANDS

    Apr 12, 2019

    Researchers at GreatHorn have identified what they are calling a widespread attack in which attackers spoofed both the Microsoft brand in the display name and the Barracuda Networksbrand in the return path and received headers, with the goal of stealing credentials.The team identified an attack nota...

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    TIM, ERICSSON INSTALL 5G DEMO ZONE AT ROME’S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

    Apr 12, 2019

    Italian telco TIM and Swedish vendor Ericsson have installed a 5G demo area at Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci airport. The new demo area will allow arriving and connecting travellers to experience 5G technology, TIM said. The 5G demo area will be located at the Terminal T3 arrivals’ baggage cl...

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    DISH NETWORKS VIEWS VIRTUALIZATION AS 5G’S ‘REAL PARADIGM SHIFT’

    Apr 11, 2019

    Dish Network co-founder and Chairman Charlie Ergen told attendees at this week’s Competitive Carriers Association Mobile Carriers Show that his company’s plans to use virtualization and software as the foundation for its 5G network plan is a “real paradigm shift.” And that th...

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    IOT SECURITY STARTUP ARMIS RAISES $65 MILLION SERIES C

    Apr 11, 2019

    IoT security startup Armis raised $65 million in Series C funding, bringing the company’s total to $112 million. Sequoia Capital led the round, with participation from Insight Venture Partners and Intermountain Ventures. Bain Capital Ventures, Red Dot Capital Partners, and Tenaya Capital also ...

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    AI, BLOCKCHAIN TO SPUR GROWTH IN CARE COORDINATION SOFTWARE MARKET

    Apr 11, 2019

    Artificial intelligence and blockchain are set to ignite the care coordination software market, predicted Frost & Sullivan in a new report. Aided by these advanced technologies, the market is expected to witness significant traction from payers, hospitals, and physician practices across the Unit...

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    GOOGLE TAKES ON AMAZON WITH OPEN SOURCE ECOSYSTEM

    Apr 10, 2019

    Google teamed up with several top open source software vendors including MongoDB, Elastic, and Redis Labs at its Cloud Next event, doubling down on its commitment to open source and drawing a stark comparison to Amazon’s cloud strategy. During the opening keynote and later in the afternoon at ...

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    MICROSOFT BOOSTS HYBRID STORAGE WITH NEW GEAR

    Apr 10, 2019

    Microsoft is emboldening efforts to boost hybrid storage in the cloud with a new Azure FXT Edge Filer. The company claims it will provide better performance, more memory, and solid-state drive (SSD) capacity. The new caching appliance arrives a little more than a year after Microsoft finalized its a...

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    OPENSTACK STEIN SAUNTERS CLOSER TO KUBERNETES, 5G, AND THE EDGE

    Apr 10, 2019

    The OpenStack community is going for headlines with its latest platform release, which includes deeper integration with Kubernetes, 5G, and edge. That integration comes at a critical time as telecom operators increasingly focus on all three of those segments. The latest release is dubbed “Stei...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD-BASED HEALTHCARE API IS NOW IN BETA VERSION

    Apr 10, 2019

    Google’s cloud-based healthcare API, designed to improve health data interoperability, is now in beta. Google said its cloud-based healthcare API offers a managed solution for storing and accessing health data in Google Cloud platform, providing a link between healthcare systems and applicatio...

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    STEALTHY START-UP PORTENDS 'SECOND WAVE OF SD-WAN'

    Apr 10, 2019

    Israeli start-up flexiWAN has emerged from stealth with a software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) offering that portends the "second wave of SD-WAN," marked by an open architecture in addition to open source software. The open source SD-WAN software is now in beta, available for ent...

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    OPENSTACK STEIN IMPROVES CLOUD IDENTITY AND ORCHESTRATION

    Apr 09, 2019

    Google is not the only vendor with cloud news this week as the open-source OpenStack cloud platform is set to announce its Stein release on April 10. OpenStack is comprised of a series of inter-related projects that can be put together in different combinations, to enable a complete cloud deployment...

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    AT&T LIGHTS UP 5G NETWORK IN CALIFORNIA’S 4 LARGEST CITIES

    Apr 09, 2019

    AT&T’s mobile 5G network has spread to seven more cities, bringing the carrier’s total 5G coverage to 19 markets. The latest expansion includes some of the countries most populated cities, including Austin, Texas; Nashville, Tenn.; Orlando, Fla.; and California’s four largest c...

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    IOT DAY 2019: WHERE THE INDUSTRY STANDS TODAY WITH CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES AHEAD

    Apr 09, 2019

    In the seminal Building the Internet of Things, Cisco VP Maciej Kranz outlined in the book’s opening page the opportunity for consumers and businesses of all sizes with the next wave of the Internet. “Like it or not, the Internet of Things will change your organisation unlike anything be...

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    AI FROM CLOUD TO EDGE FOCUS OF NEW QUALCOMM CHIP

    Apr 09, 2019

    Some of the primary enhancements associated with 5G are major increases to cellular speed and similarly significant reductions to latency. This combination is seen as the enabler of applications like mobile augmented and virtual reality, as well as autonomous control of vehicles. But, in addition to...

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    NEW VERSION OF FLAME MALWARE PLATFORM DISCOVERED

    Apr 09, 2019

    The Flame platform was believed dead following public exposure in 2012, but recently discovered evidence suggests that it remained alive, albeit very well hidden, security researchers at Alphabet-owned Chronicle reveal. Connected to Stuxnet and Duqu through the activity cluster tracked by Chronicle ...

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    JUNIPER MOVES ITS SD-WAN INTO THE CLOUD

    Apr 08, 2019

    Juniper Networks is putting its software-defined WAN solution into the public cloud to make it easier for enterprises to embrace and deploy the technology. Putting its Contrail Service Orchestration platform into the cloud is part of a larger trend in the industry of expanding the management feature...

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    BITGLASS SECURES $70M SERIES D FUNDING TO FURTHER ENHANCE CASB SPACE

    Apr 08, 2019

    Cloud access security broker (CASB) Bitglass has announced a $70 million (£53.6m) funding round aimed at consolidating its leadership of the CASB and cloud security market. The round, a series D, included a new investor in the shape of Quadrille Capital, as well as existing investors Future Fu...

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    PROVIDERS USE DATA ANALYTICS TO PROCESS PATIENT MONITORING OUTPUT

    Apr 08, 2019

    To extract usable information from the flood of data generated from patient monitoring devices, healthcare providers are increasingly turning to big data analytics and other analytics solutions, observed Frost & Sullivan.   Predictive analytics is becoming an important technology becau...

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    NINE IN 10 CNI PROVIDERS DAMAGED BY CYBER-ATTACKS

    Apr 08, 2019

    Some 90% of critical infrastructure (CNI) providers claim that their IT/OT environment has been damaged by a cyber-attack over the past two years, according to a new Ponemon Institute report. Sponsored by security vendor Tenable, the Cybersecurity in Operational Technology: 7 Insights You Need to Kn...

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    NSA RELEASES REVERSE ENGINEERING TOOL’S SOURCE CODE

    Apr 08, 2019

    The National Security Agency (NSA) has made the source code for its "Ghidra" reverse engineering tool available for everyone.  Ghidra is a reverse engineering (SRE) framework containing a set of tools developed by NSA's Research Directorate for NSA's cybersecurity mission. It ...

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    VERIZON LAUNCHES 5G SERVICE IN TWO CITIES

    Apr 06, 2019

    Verizon Wireless turned on its first 5G cell sites on April 3, 2019, a week earlier than expected. The company reports that its ultra wideband service is available in Chicago, in areas near the Loop and other areas near downtown, including the Magnificent Mile and the Gold Coast. In Minneapolis, the...

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    ROCKWELL PATCHES STRATIX SWITCH FLAWS INTRODUCED BY CISCO SOFTWARE

    Apr 05, 2019

    Updates released this week by Rockwell Automation for its Allen-Bradley Stratix industrial switches patch several denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerabilities introduced by the use of Cisco software. Three separate advisories were published on Thursday by ICS-CERT and Rockwell Automation (only available ...

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    NEC DEPLOYS OPEN SOURCE-BASED SD-WAN, SECURITY PLATFORM AT MALAYSIAN UNIVERSITY

    Apr 04, 2019

    The Japanese IT services provider NEC completed a trial of its open source-based SD-WAN Security Common Platform at the University of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. This was the company’s first proof of concept (PoC) using the platform. The university required a service that could connect its sever...

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    QUECTEL MODULES HAVE ENABLED MORE THAN 100 MILLION IOT CONNECTIONS

    Apr 04, 2019

    Quectel Wireless Solutions announced recently that the company’s IoT modules have enabled more than 100 million IoT connections by June 2018. The announcement was made at Quectel’s QIoT Summit 2019 in Shenzhen which gathered over 1000 attendees from the IoT ecosystem including MNOs, chip...

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    APACHE PATCHES CARPE DIEM VULNERABILITY IN WEB SERVER UPDATE

    Apr 03, 2019

    The open-source Apache Web Server project has patched six flaws in the new 2.4.39 update, including a critical issue that could potentially put cloud and shared web hosting providers at risk. Apache HTTP Web Server users are being urged to update their servers to patch for a series of vulnerabilitie...

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    FDA PROPOSES RULES FOR DEVICES USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Apr 03, 2019

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a proposed regulatory framework for medical devices that use artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms. The agency is seeking industry feedback on the proposal, with the goal of issuing a draft guidance based on the feedback. “Our approach will...

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    VERIZON TURNS ON 5G IN CHICAGO, MINNEAPOLIS

    Apr 03, 2019

    Verizon says it has turned on its 5G network in Chicago, Illinois and Minneapolis, Minnesota a week ahead of schedule, and its customers will be able to access the network in those cities via the Moto z3 device with a special attachment. The launch comes just in time for the NCAA Final Four games th...

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    QUALCOMM DEVELOPING STANDARDS AND ECOSYSTEM FOR INDUSTRIAL 5G

    Apr 02, 2019

    There’s widespread consensus among the industrial companies on hand for Hannover Messe that 5G will be a major factor in the future of high-value verticals like manufacturing. But, just like consumer 5G services, it won’t happen overnight. That’s why Qualcomm is working on continue...

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    ACROS SECURITY LAUNCHES 0PATCH PRO

    Apr 02, 2019

    ACROS Security, a Slovenia-based company that specializes in cybersecurity research, penetration testing and code review, on Tuesday announced the launch of a paid version of its 0patch service. 0patch provides users small patches, or micropatches, for vulnerabilities affecting open and closed sourc...

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    XEN 4.12 IMPROVES OPEN-SOURCE HYPERVISOR VIRTUALIZATION SECURITY

    Apr 02, 2019

    The open-source Xen Project announced the 4.12 release of its namesake hypervisor virtualization technology on April 2, providing organizations and cloud operators with improved performance and security features. The new release integrates an improved virtual machine introspection capability that ca...

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    INTEL ROLLS OUT 10NM AGILEX FPGA, ONE API SOFTWARE STRATEGY

    Apr 02, 2019

    Intel today unveiled new field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) – the Intel Agilex FPGA family – for data- and compute-intensive workloads like artificial intelligence (AI) across the network, cloud, and edge. An FPGA is an integrated circuit that can be programmed anytime, even after th...

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    ALBANY WORKS THROUGH IMPACT OF RANSOMWARE

    Apr 02, 2019

    City officials in Albany, New York, have been working for several days in an effort to restore the city’s systems after it became the latest municipality to be hit with a ransomware attack. Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced the ransomware attack via social media on March 30, and today the mayor&rs...

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    HEALTHCARE HARDEST HIT BY CYBERATTACKS, DATA BREACHES IN 2018

    Apr 02, 2019

    Healthcare was the leading industry for cyberattacks and data breaches last year, making up 41 percent of cyber incidents tracked by specialty insurer Beazley. The financial services industry was in a distant second place, making up 20 percent of data breaches and cyberattacks, followed by education...

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    ONF PARTNERSHIP AIMS SDN AT OPTICAL TRANSPORT NETWORKS

    Apr 02, 2019

    The Open Networking Foundation announced a partnership that boosts software-defined networking in optical transport networks. ONF describes itself as a non-profit operator led consortium that drives the transformation of network infrastructure and carrier business models. SDN has been on a transform...

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    ERICSSON, VODAFONEZIGGO TO TEST 5G TECHNOLOGY IN THE NETHERLANDS

    Apr 01, 2019

    Ericsson has signed a letter of intent with Dutch operator VodafoneZiggo to test 5G technology in the city of Eindhoven in the second quarter of the year, the carrier said in a statement. Under the terms of the agreement, the partners will rollout 5G test facilities in a number of locations in Eindh...

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    ABB AND ERICSSON JOIN FORCES TO ACCELERATE WIRELESS AUTOMATION FOR FLEXIBLE FACTORIES

    Apr 01, 2019

    ABB and Ericsson today strengthened their long-standing relationship with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The collaboration enhances their joint vision for the future of flexible production with advanced automation and wireless communication. Complementary technologies and experi...

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    VMWARE FIXES SECURITY FLAWS IN VCLOUD DIRECTOR, HYPERVISOR SOFTWARE

    Apr 01, 2019

    VMware late last week released patches for two security flaws, which ranged from important to critical in terms of severity. The fixes resolved vulnerabilities within its vCloud Director platform and within its hypervisor software: ESXi, Workstation, and Fusion. The first advisory was directed at a ...

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    JAVASCRIPT LIBRARY INTRODUCED XSS FLAW IN GOOGLE SEARCH

    Apr 01, 2019

    A change made several months ago in an open-source JavaScript library introduced a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Google Search and likely other Google products. Japanese security researcher Masato Kinugawa discovered what appeared to be an XSS vulnerability in Google Search. Such a sec...

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    GENERAL AVAILABILITY OF AZURE DATA BOX EDGE APPLIANCE RELEASED

    Apr 01, 2019

    Last week Microsoft announced that GA versions of Azure Data Box Edge and Azure Data Box Gateway are now available through the Microsoft Azure Portal. Azure Data Box Edge, the "1U rack-mountable appliance" made by Microsoft, was at the preview stage back in September 2018. It can be used t...

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    TOYOTA JAPAN HACKED, VIETNAM OFFICE SUSPECTS BREACH

    Mar 29, 2019

    After a security incident in February at its Australian subsidiary, Toyota Motor Corp. has suffered its second security breach in the last five weeks, with today's breach announced by the company's main offices in Japan. "On March 29, 2019, it was announced in Japan that Toyota Motor Co...

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    AWS MAKES S3 GLACIER DEEP ARCHIVE AVAILABLE FOR COLDEST CLOUD STORAGE NEEDS

    Mar 28, 2019

    It was promised at last year’s re:Invent, and now it is here: Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced the general availability of S3 Glacier Deep Archive, aimed at being the lowest cost storage in the cloud. When the company said it was the cheapest around, it wasn’t kidding; offering pr...

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    TELIA COMPANY LAUNCHES CROWD MOVEMENT INSIGHT SERVICE FOR SMARTER CITIES

    Mar 28, 2019

    One of the world’s most connected and digitalized regions is about to become even smarter as Telia Company is launching a new service, City Vitality Insights. This will help cities across the Nordic and Baltics to improve the urban experience for both locals and visitors while providing an acc...

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    US OPERATORS ENCOUNTER LIMITS OF 5G ON MMWAVE SPECTRUM

    Mar 27, 2019

    Millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum, for better or worse, is going to play a critical role in 5G networks. As such, operators will encounter many challenges as they engineer their networks to reach a level of availability and resilience required to fulfill the promise of 5G. The problems are varied an...

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    CYBER EXPERT HOSTS 'SAVVY CYBER KIDS' TALK IN MA

    Mar 21, 2019

    Middle schoolers in Massachusetts welcomed the opportunity to learn about cybersecurity with a visit from Ben Halpert, founder of the Atlanta, Georgia–based nonprofit Savvy Cyber Kids Inc. According to the Center for Digital Education, Halpert visited with more than 1,000 seventh graders at di...

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    NIMBELINK LAUNCHES ASSET TRACKING SOLUTION ACROSS CANADA

    Mar 21, 2019

    The NimbeLink AT2 Asset Tracking Solution will enable TELUS customers to track the movement and condition of their assets across the country. NimbeLink, a leading provider of cellular Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and services, today announced that the NimbeLink AT2 Asset Tracking Solution is n...

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    PRACTICAL CLOUD CONSIDERATIONS: SECURITY AND THE DECRYPTION CONUNDRUM

    Mar 21, 2019

    Compute in the cloud may be cheap but it isn't free. Most of today’s apps are delivered via secure HTTP. That means TLS or the increasingly frowned upon SSL. It means cryptography, which traditionally has been translated to mean performance problems. Thanks to advances in technology, CPUs ...

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    PORTWORX BOOSTS CLOUD-NATIVE DATA SECURITY AND DISASTER RECOVERY

    Mar 20, 2019

    Portworx Enterprise 2.1 adds new capabilities to its cloud-native Kubernetes data management platform, improving resilience and security. Portworx announced the latest edition of its namesake cloud-native storage and data management platform on March 20, providing users with new security and disaste...

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    HEALTHCARE’S STRONG NETWORK SECURITY MAY REFLECT OUTDATED MODEL

    Mar 20, 2019

    The healthcare industry ranks fifth for network security when compared to other major U.S industries, according to 2019 Healthcare Cybersecurity Report by SecurityScorecard. This was the strongest showing for healthcare in the six security categories the report examined: overall security, applicatio...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE SENTINEL USES DATA ANALYTICS TO IMPROVE SECURITY

    Mar 19, 2019

    Giving a wider range of fresh cyber-attack threats and information to IT security workers 24/7 is the aim of a new Microsoft Azure security tool—Microsoft Azure Sentinel—that was just released by the company in preview mode. Built to streamline the collection of IT security information a...

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    KUBERNETES’ PUSH TO THE EDGE SHOWS INNOVATION, CHALLENGES

    Mar 19, 2019

    Kubernetes continues to proliferate across the cloud ecosystem, with one of its latest efforts focused on pushing the container orchestration platform further toward the edge. This is becoming more important as organizations look to extend the orchestration capabilities of Kubernetes across their cl...

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    WINDOWS 10 APRIL RELEASE TO FEATURE NEW IT CAPABILITIES

    Mar 19, 2019

    When the new version of Microsoft Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise arrives in April, the most obvious changes will be a revised user interface that uses what the company calls an “acrylic” theme. There will be a new light theme to offset the dark theme that arrived earlier, and some aspects...

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    APPLE, MICROSOFT TOP ORGS USED IN SPEAR PHISHING

    Mar 19, 2019

    As spear-phishing tactics continue to evolve, attackers are using these threats with greater frequency and severity, making spear-phishing attacks the top threat vector for many organizations, according to a new report from Barracuda Networks. Despite increased awareness of the types of threats they...

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    ALUMINIUM GIANT NORSK HYDRO SUFFERS MAJOR CYBER-ATTACK

    Mar 19, 2019

    One of the world’s biggest aluminium producers has been hit by a major cyber-attack affecting production systems, according to reports. Norwegian firm, Norsk Hydro, said it had called in national security authorities to help repel the attack, which appears to have started overnight local time....

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    INFOVISTA ENHANCES ITS SD-WAN FOR MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDERS, MID-MARKET ENTERPRISES

    Mar 18, 2019

    Infovista released the most recent update to its Ipanema SD-WAN to better serve mid-market enterprises and managed service providers. The update includes additional application intelligence capabilities, a cloud-based orchestrator, session-based routing and path selection, and a cloud application da...

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    LONDON’S TOURIST HOT SPOTS SUFFER 100M+ CYBER-ATTACKS

    Mar 18, 2019

    Some of London’s top tourist attractions have seen a sharp increase in cyber-attacks over recent years, as hackers go after customer data and look to disrupt with ransomware, according to new figures. The findings come from a Freedom of Information (FOI) request submitted by think tank Parliam...

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    NEW MIRAI VARIANT TARGETS ENTERPRISE IOT DEVICES

    Mar 18, 2019

    A recently discovered variant of the infamous Mirai botnet is targeting devices specifically intended for businesses, potentially signaling a focus toward enterprise.  Best known for the massive attacks on OVH and Dyn in late 2016, Mirai is a Linux malware targeting Internet of Things (IoT) dev...

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    OPEN CLOUD COMPUTING INFRASTRUCTURE AND AUTOMATION ARE KEY TO 5G

    Mar 18, 2019

    IBM discusses how cloud and telecommunications, along with AI, are converging: Early 5G deployments are limited in coverage scope and capacity but, as operators fine tune their spectrum allocation, scale service offerings and the technology continues to mature, expect much more than simply an enhanc...

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    DETAILS OF ACTIVELY EXPLOITED WINDOWS FLAW MADE PUBLIC

    Mar 15, 2019

    Researchers from Chinese cybersecurity firm Qihoo 360 have made public technical details that can be used to construct a proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit for CVE-2019-0808, a recently patched Windows vulnerability that has been involved in targeted attacks. The existence of CVE-2019-0808 was brought t...

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    DMSNIFF POS MALWARE USES DGA TO STAY ACTIVE

    Mar 15, 2019

    Researchers have discovered a rare strain of POS malware which uses a domain generation algorithm (DGA) to maintain persistence. Flashpoint’s Jason Reaves and Joshua Platt revealed in a blog post that the DMSniff malware may have been in use undetected for as long as four years, targeting smal...

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    TURBO SYSTEMS LAUNCHES ITSELF AND UNIVERSAL, NO-CODE DEV PLATFORM

    Mar 14, 2019

    No/low-code development, a practice that’s been around for more than two decades but is now breaking out into the mainstream, has some news. Pleasanton, Calif.-based startup Turbo Systems has launched what it calls the “first universal, no-code engagement platform for the enterprise.&rdq...

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    HOW VERIZON IS USING SOFTWARE TO POWER ITS 5G NETWORK

    Mar 14, 2019

    Verizon this week announced the early phases of its standards-based mobile 5G network with the first two cities, Chicago and Minneapolis, going live on April 11. The nation’s largest network operator says the service will be available in “select areas” in those markets, and it plan...

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    POLISH OPERATOR PUSHES FOR ‘EXTREME’ 5G NETWORK SHARING MODEL

    Mar 14, 2019

    Amid all the hype about 5G, there are still plenty of concerns about the future impact and immense challenges of this next generation of mobile technology. Questions such as why is it needed and who is going to pay for it are likely keeping industry executives up at night. Efforts are being made to ...

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    C3 UNWRAPS LOW CODE/NO CODE ENTERPRISE AI DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT

    Mar 13, 2019

    Redwood City, Calif.-based enterprise software provider C3—formerly known as C3 IoT—has released a new developer platform that uses artificial intelligence to accelerate digital transformation in the enterprise. The C3 Integrated Development Studio is a complete low code/no code environm...

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    INTEL, LINUX FOUNDATION LAUNCH OPEN SOURCE SILICON GROUPS

    Mar 13, 2019

    Two new open source silicon groups, one led by Linux Foundation and the other by Intel, launched this week. The Linux Foundation on Monday announced its new CHIPS (Common Hardware for Interfaces, Processors and Systems) Alliance with member companies Google, Western Digital, Esperanto Technologies, ...

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    TETRATE WRAPS ENVOY, ISTIO INTO AN EASIER TO DEPLOY SERVICE MESH

    Mar 13, 2019

    Envoy and Istio have quickly become two of the more prominent platforms in the burgeoning service mesh space. But, startup Tetrate thinks that they are too hard for enterprises to actually use and have launched a platform with the notion of making that process more seamless. Tetrate CEO Varun Talwar...

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    CLOUD COMPARISON TOOL TO SIMPLIFY CLOUD PROVIDER DECISION-MAKING PROCESS

    Mar 13, 2019

    Last week Wire19.com released its new Cloud Comparison Tool, which evaluates and compares services from Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, IBM Cloud and Microsoft Azure. "The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 17.3 percent in 2019 to total $206.2 billion, up from ...

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    SENATORS REINTRODUCE IOT CYBERSECURITY IMPROVEMENT BILL

    Mar 12, 2019

    Four U.S. senators backed by two House representatives and several major tech companies this week reintroduced a bill whose goal is to improve the security of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Senators Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Steve Daines (R-MT), along wi...

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    WHY WE SHOULD TAKE THE BRAKES OFF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION WITH CLOUD-BASED CONNECTIVITY

    Mar 12, 2019

    As companies continue to bring more internal and external data sources and services together, the demand for digital connectivity is growing exponentially.  The crucial connectivity layer, which lies at the heart of most transformation projects, is hugely important in facilitating this. Yet, as...

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    RANCHER LABS SUBMARINER PROJECT LINKS KUBERNETES CLUSTERS

    Mar 12, 2019

    Rancher Labs bolstered its open source credentials with the launch of its Submariner project aimed at providing network connectivity between Kubernetes clusters. This includes clusters running across cloud environments and on private, on-premises infrastructure. Sheng Liang, CEO and co-founder of Ra...

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    SEQUANS COLLABORATING WITH LOCKHEED MARTIN ON WORLD-FIRST LTE OVER SATELLITE SOLUTION

    Mar 12, 2019

    Sequans Communications announced that Lockheed Martin, world leader in aerospace, defense, security, and other advanced technologies, is working with Sequans to develop new 4G LTE for satellite technologies for worldwide deployment. The two companies are enabling LTE end user devices to connect dire...

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    MICROSOFT PATCHES TWO WINDOWS FLAWS EXPLOITED IN TARGETED ATTACKS

    Mar 12, 2019

    Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday updates for March 2019 address over 60 vulnerabilities, including two Windows zero-day flaws that have been exploited in targeted attacks. One of the zero-days is CVE-2019-0808, which Google’s Threat Analysis Group reported to Microsoft after seeing it being exp...

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    VMWARE'S SERVICE-DEFINED FIREWALL AIMS TO 'MASSIVELY REDUCE THE ATTACK SURFACE'

    Mar 12, 2019

    Last week at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, VMware Inc. announced it was launching a new VMware Service-Defined Firewall, a first of its kind in the industry, according to the company. This "internal firewalling" approach aims to reduce the attack surface for both cloud and on-premis...

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    GOOGLE LAUNCHES NEW CLOUD SECURITY SERVICES

    Mar 11, 2019

    Google has introduced a new set of services to provide cloud customers with improved protection from unsafe websites, distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, and other threats.With the newly introduced Web Risk API, currently in beta, client applications can check URLs against Google’s l...

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    FLAWS IN SMART ALARMS EXPOSED MILLIONS OF CARS TO DANGEROUS HACKING

    Mar 11, 2019

    Serious vulnerabilities found in high-end car alarms could have been exploited to remotely hack millions of vehicles, including to track them, immobilise them and spy on their owners. Researchers at UK-based penetration testing and cybersecurity firm Pen Test Partners have analyzed smart alarm syste...

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    CITRIX INTERNAL NETWORK HACKED BY INTERNATIONAL CRIMINALS

    Mar 11, 2019

    Citrix Systems‘ internal network was hacked by international cybercriminals that may have accessed and downloaded business documents. The company acknowledged the hack in a blog post last Friday. Stan Black, the chief security and information officer at Citrix, wrote that the company was conta...

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    MANY VULNERABILITIES DISCOVERED IN MOXA INDUSTRIAL SWITCHES

    Mar 11, 2019

    Over a dozen vulnerabilities, including ones classified as critical, have been found by Positive Technologies researchers in EDS and IKS switches made by industrial networking solutions provider Moxa. The vendor has released patches and mitigations that should address the flaws. The impacted industr...

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    ADLINK PARTNERS WITH GOOGLE CLOUD TO OFFER IOT READY SOLUTIONS

    Mar 10, 2019

    Offerings enable intelligent decision-making with Edge Computing and real-time connectivity to Google Cloud. ADLINK Technology, a global provider of leading Edge Computing solutions, has partnered with Google Cloud to integrate ADLINK’s hardware and software solutions with Google Cloud IoT off...

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    CISCO SEES A PROMISING FUTURE FOR 5G COMBINED WITH WI-FI 6

    Mar 08, 2019

    While 5G was the big story at MWC Barcelona, Cisco officials believe 5G is just half of the story. The vendor argues that 5G should work in combination with Wi-Fi 6 to truly revolutionize wireless connectivity. Cisco set out part of its view in a recent blog, stating that Wi-Fi 6 “will dramati...

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    VODAFONE TO LAUNCH 5G IN 12 NEW CITIES IN THE UK LATER THIS YEAR

    Mar 08, 2019

    The carrier is currently testing the technology in a number of locations across the UK including Manchester, Bristol and Liverpool. Telecommunications group Vodafone announced it will launch 5G technology in 12 new cities across the United Kingdom during this year. Vodafone said it became the first ...

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    MONGODB SECURITY ERROR LEAKS 808M RECORDS

    Mar 08, 2019

    Security researchers have discovered a massive trove of over 808 million records, including email addresses, phone numbers and other personal information (PII) left exposed on a MongoDB instance. Bob Diachenko claimed to have found the non-password protected, 150GB MongoDB instance at the end of Feb...

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    GLOBAL WEARABLE DEVICES MARKET SAW SOLID GROWTH DURING Q4 2018, SAYS IDC

    Mar 08, 2019

    The latest IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker report has found that the global wearable devices market grew 31.4% during Q4-2018, with 59.3 million units shipped. New wearable launches during the months leading up to the holiday season and new smartphone launches, many of which were com...

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    HOW VIRTUSTREAM/SMITHFIELD MULTI-CLOUD PROJECT TRIMS FAT FROM ENTERPRISE IT

    Mar 07, 2019

    There’s a growing consensus around the value multi-cloud as the cloud consumption model of choice for enterprises, but why that’s true is sometimes muddled with PR jargon and IT vendor clichés. On the upside, there are also clear examples of enterprises using multi-cloud offerings...

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    BOSCH US BOILERS CONNECT TO THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS (IIOT) WITH SIERRA MONITOR

    Mar 07, 2019

    Sierra Monitor Corporation and Bosch US are bringing the Industrial Internet solution to products globally with the ProtoAir, SMC’s cloud and protocol gateway customized for manufacturers. Integrating the ProtoAir into Bosch US commercial boilers has given Bosch the ability to connect their eq...

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    AT&T LAUNCHES NEW CYBERSECURITY DIVISION, JOINS GLOBAL TELCO SECURITY ALLIANCE

    Mar 07, 2019

    AT&T announced a new standalone security division, AT&T Cybersecurity, at this week’s RSA Conference. It combines technology and threat intelligence from Alien Vault, which the operator acquired last year, and AT&T’s security consulting and managed services. Also this week, A...

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    BUSINESSES GO PASSWORDLESS INTO CLOUD SECURITY

    Mar 07, 2019

    Security and risk management leaders are looking to better understand the link between risk and business goals, according to Gartner. In its newly released list of the top seven security and risk management trends for 2019, Gartner identified the ongoing strategic shifts in the security ecosystem th...

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    UNTANGLE INTROS SD-WAN ROUTER IN NEW SECURITY FRAMEWORK

    Mar 07, 2019

    Network security firm Untangle announced a new security framework that leverages new-age technologies such as software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) for its approach to provide security orchestration across the enterprise. The Untangle Network Security Framework is designed to provide protec...

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    NEW REPORT SHOWS HOW IOT DEVICES REMAIN UNDER ‘CONSTANT’ ATTACK

    Mar 06, 2019

    US-based Cyxtera Technologies has released new research which has revealed that IoT devices are continuously being attacked, particularly those leveraging zero-day vulnerabilities for certain devices. The report, titled ‘Detection of Threats to IoT Devices Using Scalable VPN-Forwarded Honeypot...

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    AQUA SECURITY, TWISTLOCK UPGRADE THEIR CLOUD NATIVE SECURITY PLATFORMS

    Mar 06, 2019

    The increasingly complex array of cloud environments used by businesses provides bad actors with great opportunities to sneak into corporate networks. It’s led cloud-native security vendors to scramble to shore up the weak spots. Two of those — Aqua Security and Twistlock — announc...

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    VERIZON SCOOPS UP PROTECTWISE, ADDS MANAGED ENDPOINT PROTECTION

    Mar 06, 2019

    Verizon beefed up its security portfolio with an acquisition (ProtectWise) and a new managed security service (Blackberry Cylance’s endpoint protection) at RSA Conference. At the same time, the operator also unveiled its second annual Mobile Security Index, which found that more companies suff...

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    CYBERCRIME TRENDS TOWARD MOBILE BOTS, REPORT SAYS

    Mar 05, 2019

    While the volume of mobile bot traffic isn’t anywhere near the volume of traditional desktop bots, new research from ThreatMetrix found that the industry should keep an eye out for mobile bot attacks this year. According to the newly released H2 2018 Cybercrime Report, “The Network proce...

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    CITRIX LEANS IN ON AUTOMATION TO SECURE ITS SD-WAN

    Mar 05, 2019

    Citrix Systems enhanced its SD-WAN in order to increase automation and security. This includes new securityfeatures that enable companies to extend user-centric policies to the branch and connect employees to cloudapplications and software-as-a-service (SaaS) platforms. The platform also has integra...

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    BLACKBERRY CYLANCE UNVEILS BEHAVIORAL ANALYTICS SOLUTION

    Mar 05, 2019

    BlackBerry Cylance, the company that resulted from BlackBerry’s acquisition of Cylance, on Tuesday introduced CylancePERSONA, a proactive endpoint behavioral analytics solution. The new solution, which expands the capabilities of the Cylance native AI platform, is designed to protect organizat...

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    SPECTRUM ROLLS OUT ITS NATIONWIDE MANAGED SD-WAN SERVICE

    Mar 05, 2019

    After teasing its launch for some time, Spectrum Enterprise finally released availability of a fully managed SD-WANservice in the U.S. Spectrum Enterprise, which is the business arm of Charter Communications, first demonstrated an SD-WAN proof of concept at the MEF17 show in late 2017. At that time,...

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    BT’S LATEST IOT PROJECT IS TO HELP NORTHUMBRIAN WATER GET SMART

    Mar 05, 2019

    BT has secured a contract with Northumbrian Water to supply a low power IoT network which can boost efficiency through improved operational insights. Approximately 150 sensors will be deployed across the network and will monitor things such as water flow, quality, and pressure. These sensors will be...

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    RSA SECURITY OUTLINES A PATH FOR THE TRUST FUTURE

    Mar 05, 2019

    Often RSA Conference keynotes detail new technologies or outline existing challenges. At the RSA Conference 2019 here, RSA Security took a different approach this year—predicting a possible future that could be less than ideal for humanity unless the right steps are taken. Rohit Ghai, presiden...

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    JOINING THE DOTS: EQUIPPING THE HYBRID CLOUD TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE DIGITAL ENTERPRISE

    Mar 05, 2019

    Love it or loathe it (and I personally love it) the cloud is having a big impact on enterprise IT, but I don’t think I realised just how big until I got to see the results of a comprehensive survey looking at exactly what was going on in the enterprise cloud market. Conducted on behalf of Nuta...

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    NOKIA, ERICSSON TO PROVIDE 5G GEAR TO U.S. CELLULAR

    Mar 05, 2019

    Regional wireless operator U.S. Cellular has within the span of a week inked a pair of multi-year deals to purchase equipment and software for its 5G network plans. The nation’s fifth-largest wireless operator tapped Ericsson and Nokia to supply standards-based 3GPP 5G New Radio (NR) equipment...

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    LINUX 5.0 INTRODUCES NEW SECURITY CAPABILITIES

    Mar 04, 2019

    Among the features in the Linux 5.0 kernel is support for encryption technology for low-power devices, as well as an improved filtering mechanism to enhance container security. Linux 5.0, the first major milestone release of the open-source Linux kernel in 2019, launched on March 3. Linux 5.0 is the...

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    TRUMP CAMPAIGN REVIVES NATIONALIZED 5G NETWORK PLAN

    Mar 04, 2019

    A narrower, albeit equally controversial plan to place more of America’s 5G future in the hands of the government is making the rounds. The plan, which is being pushed by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and some of his advisors, calls for the government to take wireless spe...

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    CROWDSTRIKE FALCON EXPANDS WINGS TO TARGET MOBILE DEVICE SECURITY

    Mar 04, 2019

    CrowdStrike extended its Falcon platform to provide cloud-delivered endpoint security to mobile devices. Falcon for Mobile, which is based on the CrowdStrike’s endpoint detection and response (EDR) technology, identifies threats on mobile devices and provides visibility into situations where t...

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    HOW BUSINESSES CAN CAPITALISE ON A MULTI-CLOUD IT STRATEGY WITH SD-WAN

    Mar 04, 2019

    Enterprises are continuing to accelerate the migration of workloads to public cloud service providers – such as AWS, Azure, Oracle and Google – often as part of an overall digital transformation and cloud-first IT strategy. According to LogicMonitor, more than 80 percent of enterprise wo...

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    MWC19 NEWS ROUNDUP: SAP LEONARDO IOT, AT&T AND VODAFONE TEAM UP, TELSTRA AND ERICSSON COLLABORATE

    Mar 04, 2019

    MWC19 The industry converged on Barcelona last week for the traditional four days of news and networking which comprises MWC19. Here are some stories you may have missed, compiled by IoT News: SAP has released its all-inclusive technology, called SAP Leonardo IoT, which generates and drives digital ...

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    CAPGEMINI TO ENTER INTO A PARTNERSHIP WITH IDEMIA FOR THE LAUNCH OF A SECURE IOT DEVICE MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

    Mar 01, 2019

    Capgemini will enter into a new partnership agreement with IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, aiming to introduce a secure Internet of Things (IoT) device management platform which reinforces secure connectivity for a vast array of devices and data. This agreement is a step towards mee...

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    NEUVECTOR BOOSTS CLOUD-NATIVE SECURITY WITH DATA LOSS PREVENTION

    Mar 01, 2019

    Container network security vendor NeuVector is announcing the 3.0 release of its namesake platform on March 1, providing organizations with an integrated data loss prevention (DLP) capability. With DLP, NeuVector will be able to discover personally identifiable information (PII) within cloud-native ...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE DEVOPS PROJECTS GETS INCREASED KUBERNETES SUPPORT

    Mar 01, 2019

    As more Azure users want to work with Kubernetes, Microsoft's engineers are adding new capabilities to make it easier to do. Microsoft Azure, which has been continuing to gain features that make it easier to use it with the Kubernetes container orchestration system, now allows users to deploy mu...

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    ADOBE PATCHES COLDFUSION VULNERABILITY EXPLOITED IN THE WILD

    Mar 01, 2019

    Adobe has released out-of-band updates for its ColdFusion web application development platform to address a critical vulnerability that has been exploited in the wild.  The zero-day flaw, tracked as CVE-2019-7816, has been described by the vendor as a file upload restriction bypass issue that c...

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    CLOUD ADOPTION ON THE RISE, IT PROS UNSURE OF RISK

    Mar 01, 2019

    Even though misconfigurations in public clouds create risks to enterprise security, a new study found that more than half of IT professionals do not really understand the risks inherent in public cloud misconfigurations as well as they understand risks within their traditional IT environments. The 2...

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    VERIFLOW’S CLOUDPREDICT PROVIDES GRANULAR INSIGHT INTO PUBLIC CLOUDS

    Mar 01, 2019

    Veriflow this week introduced CloudPredict, a platform that provides organizations with clearer insights into their public clouds. The company supported the release with research suggesting that public cloud visibility indeed is lacking. CloudPredict provides what the company calls “a consiste...

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    ARM PARTNERS WITH VODAFONE, CHINA UNICOM ON IOT, LAUNCHES SECURITY CERTIFICATION

    Mar 01, 2019

    Arm pushed further into IoT this week at MWC, announcing new partnerships with Vodafone and China Unicom and a security certification process for IoT devices. “We recognize that if the reality of a trillion connected devices is to be met, we need to build trust in those devices, and we need to...

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    US CELLULAR PICKS ERICSSON FOR 5G; ADDS PRIVATE LTE CORE FOR PUBLIC SAFETY

    Feb 28, 2019

    U.S. Cellular will build out its 5G network with Ericsson equipment, and the carrier also is targeting public safety users with prioritized network access and preemption services and the ability to segment first responders’ traffic via a private network core. The carrier, which has an existing...

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    CONTAINERD MOVING FORWARD AS CLOUD-NATIVE LANDSCAPE MATURES

    Feb 28, 2019

    The open-source containerd project is a foundational element for the modern cloud-native landscape, providing the container runtime used by millions of applications every day. On Feb. 28, the containerd project hit a major milestone, officially graduating from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (...

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    GARTNER SAYS TIPPING POINT IN CLOUD PAAS IS ALMOST COMPLETE – WITH $20BN MARKET REVENUE IN 2019

    Feb 28, 2019

    An interesting if brief note from the analysts at Gartner this week: according to their forecasts, almost half of today’s platform as a service (PaaS) service offerings are cloud-only, with a $20 billion (£15.02bn) market revenue by the end of this year. The analyst firm’s landscap...

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    PTC FUELS LEADERSHIP MOMENTUM IN INDUSTRIAL IOT WITH NEW MANUFACTURING WORKFORCE PRODUCTIVITY SOLUTION

    Feb 28, 2019

    Latest Release of ThingWorx Introduces Operator Advisor; Enhances Data Sourcing, Analysis, Visualization, and Security. PTC today announced the availability of a new version of its award-winning ThingWorx® Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solution platform. ThingWorx 8.4 introduces new capab...

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    CEQUENCE SECURITY SECURES $17 MILLION IN SERIES B FUNDING

    Feb 28, 2019

    Application security solutions provider Cequence Security has raised $17 million in Series B funding round. To date, the company has secured $30 million in funding.  Led by former Palo Alto Networks and Symantec employees, Cequence Security initially focused on stopping malicious automated bot ...

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    APPLICATION SECURITY FIRM CONTRAST SECURITY RAISES $65 MILLION

    Feb 28, 2019

    California-based application security company Contrast Security on Thursday announced that it raised $65 million in a Series D funding round, which brings the total raised by the firm to $122 million. The round was led by Warburg Pincus, with participation from existing investors Battery Ventures, G...

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    THREAT REPORT TRIES TO CHANGE SECURITY'S NARRATIVE

    Feb 28, 2019

    Over the course of the second half of 2018, criminally motivated attackers were able to cause significant damage to enterprises without their knowledge by using not-so-sophisticated attacks, according to a new report from Gigamon. Not surprisingly, the report found that the top three malware threats...

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    AT&T TAPS MICROSOFT AZURE TO POWER ITS NETWORK EDGE COMPUTE

    Feb 27, 2019

    AT&T and Microsoft are testing an edge deployment model that splits the difference between network compute elements deployed in a central core and those deployed at the far network edge. The model uses what the companies term “network edge compute (NEC) capabilities” that run network...

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    PACKET GETS EDGY WITH VAPOR IO, PLANS 15 EDGE SITES IN 2019

    Feb 27, 2019

    Bare metal cloud startup Packet, in partnership with Vapor IO, said two new edge sites in Chicago are now live. The Chicago sites, along with a site separately deployed in Massachusetts, are the first of 15 locations the company will launch this year. It’s part of Packet’s plan to deploy...

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    CAPSULE8 EXPANDS THREAT DETECTION PLATFORM FOR PCI DSS

    Feb 27, 2019

    Capsule8 is announcing on Feb. 27 that it is now certified to help organizations meet multiple requirements of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 3.2.1. The compliance comes alongside a series of improvements Capsule8 has made to its zero-day threat protection platform in rec...

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    SYMANTEC ADVANCES INTEGRATED CYBER DEFENSE PLATFORM

    Feb 27, 2019

    No one technology or vendor can protect an organization against all cyber-security risks. That's why Symantec has been pushing forward its vision of an Integrated Cyber Defense platform (ICD) in an effort to bring together multiple technologies with an integrated approach. On Feb. 27, Symantec a...

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    CHROME ZERO-DAY EXPLOITED TO HARVEST USER DATA VIA PDF FILES

    Feb 27, 2019

    Exploit detection service EdgeSpot says it has spotted several PDF documents that exploit a zero-day vulnerability in Chrome to collect information on users who open the files through Google’s web browser. EdgeSpot claims to have identified several samples in the wild. When one of the PDFs is ...

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    'FARSEER' BACKDOOR TARGETS USERS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA

    Feb 27, 2019

    A recently discovered backdoor is used in attacks targeting victims in and around the South East Asia region, Palo Alto Networks security researchers warn. Dubbed Farseer and targeting Windows computers, the malware appears to be connected to the HenBox Android malware family that was found last yea...

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    5G DEPLOYMENTS WILL BE A SLOW BURN, NOT A ‘BIG BANG’

    Feb 27, 2019

    The telecom industry is in the middle of a 5G frenzy, but cost concerns could drag out the deployment of those networks for several years. Dan Hays, principal at PwC’s Strategy& division, said that the lack of clear revenue-generating use cases and the telecom industry’s overall lack...

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    HOW VIAVI EMULATION AND MONITORING FIT INTO THE 5G PICTURE

    Feb 27, 2019

    Test and monitoring company Viavi is looking at the underlying technologies behind mobile networks in order to ensure that 5G applications will work reliably. The company is playing a role in bringing future 5G devices and systems to market. The company works primarily with operators, service provid...

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    VMWARE-VODAFONE LOVE FEST HITS A NEW HIGH AT MWC

    Feb 27, 2019

    VMware rolled out several updates targeting carriers’ network virtualization efforts and said Vodafone expanded its VMware cloud infrastructure footprint as it prepares to deploy 5G networks. A day after VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger touted the operator as one of its top customers, the companies sa...

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    WIND RIVER HELIX MERGES OLD AND NEW TO SUPPORT INDUSTRIAL EDGE

    Feb 27, 2019

    Wind River unveiled its Helix virtualization platform that’s targeted at modernizing legacy systems so they can use edge devices in industrial settings such as aerospace, automotive, and defense. Helix is meant to address demands now facing industrial customers. This includes system developers...

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    'THUNDERCLAP' FLAWS EXPOSE COMPUTERS TO ATTACKS VIA PERIPHERAL DEVICES

    Feb 27, 2019

    Researchers have disclosed the details of an attack method that can allow a malicious actor to take control of a computer and gain access to sensitive data by connecting a specially crafted device to its Thunderbolt port. The attack, dubbed Thunderclap, involves a series of vulnerabilities that can ...

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    ERICSSON AND CHINA UNICOM ANNOUNCE 5G SMART HARBOR PROJECT

    Feb 26, 2019

    Ericsson and China Unicom, the world’s fourth-largest mobile service provider by subscriber base, are developing a 5G smart harbor at the Port of Qingdao in China. The news follows a successful technical solution verification at the port of Qingdao and was jointly announced by the partners dur...

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    THE QT COMPANY AND INSIDE SECURE TO OFFER JOINT INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS FOR CREATING SECURE IOT AND EMBEDDED DEVICES

    Feb 26, 2019

    Inside Secure Offers Qt Customers Simple, Yet Powerful Tools to Block Hackers from Gaining Access to Their Devices. Inside Secure today announced its collaboration with The Qt Company, a global software company with the leading independent technology behind millions of devices and applications, to p...

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    HEALTH DATA ARCHIVING PROVIDES FINANCIAL GAINS TO ORGANIZATIONS

    Feb 26, 2019

    A full 85 percent of organizations who have retired legacy IT systems and opted for health data archiving report positive financial impacts, according to KLAS Research.   As a result, the data-archiving vendor market is expanding as new vendors enter the market, and existing vendors broade...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=74527452

    AT&T WIDENS EDGE COMPUTING EFFORT WITH MICROSOFT AZURE

    Feb 26, 2019

    AT&T today announced a pilot of network edge compute (NEC) capabilities on its 5G network with Microsoft Azure. Described as the second variant of its edge computing effort with lower latency, AT&T is working with Vorpal, a drone detection and geolocation tracking company, to run its applica...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=74827482

    BACKDOOR TARGETS U.S. COMPANIES VIA LINKEDIN

    Feb 26, 2019

    A malicious campaign attempting to infect business users in the United States with a backdoor has been ongoing for over half a year, Proofpoint reports.  Mainly targeting U.S. companies in the retail, entertainment, pharmacy, and other industries that commonly employ online payments, such as on...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=74467446

    KUBERNETES GETS SMALLER WITH K3S PROJECT FOR THE EDGE

    Feb 26, 2019

    The open-source Kubernetes container orchestration platform has become a de facto standard for cloud-native computing, but there is at least one catch--it's not optimized by default for edge use cases. On Feb. 26, Rancher Labs formally announced the launch of the open-source K3S effort that buil...

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    EXFO INCREASES ITS INVESTMENT IN 5G WITH PARTNERSHIPS, ENGAGEMENTS

    Feb 26, 2019

    Exfo is increasing its interest and focus on 5G at MWC Barcelona. The test, monitoring, and analytics company this week announced its membership in the O-RAN Alliance and said that it was selected by mobile operator Telenor Denmark to provide an automated troubleshooting system within its network. F...

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    ERICSSON SECURES TWO 5G CONTRACTS WITH MIDDLE EAST OPERATORS

    Feb 26, 2019

    Swedish vendor Ericsson said Middle East carriers Ooredoo and Saudi Telecom Company will use its 5G solutions for network projects in Qatar and Saudi Arabia. Under the deal with Ooredoo Qatar, the vendor will deploy its Radio System, 5G New Radio solutions and 10 Gbps microwave solutions to upgrade ...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=74367436

    TURBOTAX USERS HIT BY CREDENTIAL STUFFING ATTACK

    Feb 26, 2019

    Users of popular tax preparation software TurboTax have been hit by a credential stuffing attack, the latest in a wave of similar raids using compromised credentials. Financial software maker Intuit sent a letter to affected customers, a copy of which was filed with the Office of the Vermont Attorne...

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    IOT FLAWS REVEAL NEED TO WORK WITH RESEARCHERS

    Feb 25, 2019

    Two new vulnerabilities within IoT devices could have given cyber-criminals direct access to the personal data and home networks of consumers, according to McAfee Labs. At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, McAfee’s advanced threat research team revealed new vulnerabilities i...

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    WHY THE FUTURE OF APPLICATION DEPLOYMENT IS NOT A BINARY CHOICE

    Feb 25, 2019

    Last year, an interesting headline appeared on Forbes.com: On-premise is dead. Long live on-premise. The author explained that although public cloud is pervasive, on-prem is certainly not dead. Pundits who declared on-prem computing dead and buried several years ago started to backtrack in 2018. Ind...

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    VERIZON, CISCO ANNOUNCE 5G/SD-WAN PACT

    Feb 25, 2019

    Two more major networking players have signed an agreement to combine two promising, game-changing technologies: 5G wireless and software-defined wide-area-networking (SD-WAN). Verizon announced its Virtual Network Services will support 5G devices on Cisco's SD-WAN platform, which features inten...

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    NOKIA CEO RAJEEV SURI KEEPS 5G PRESSURE ON EURO OPERATORS

    Feb 25, 2019

    Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri continued to press the case that European operators falling behind their North American and Asian counterparts in the deployment of 5G should not blame their vendor partners. Suri made his case as part of a Nokia press conference at this week’s MWC Barcelona event in Spai...

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    FIBOCOM LAUNCHES INTEL® POWERED GLOBAL 5G MODULE

    Feb 25, 2019

    FIBOCOM Wireless unveils Intel powered 5G module for the global vertical markets at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. FG100, the first of Fibocom’s 5G family modules, with Intel® XMM™ 8160 5G modem, offers a “One World One SKU” solution to enable 5G globally ...

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    EUROPEAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS STANDARDS INSTITUTE PUBLISHES NEW IOT SECURITY STANDARD

    Feb 25, 2019

    On February 19, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) published the ETSI TS 103 645 V1.1.1 -- or more simply, a high-level outcome-focused standard (PDF) for cybersecurity in the consumer-oriented Internet of Things (IoT). ETSI is an independent not-for-profit standards organiza...

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    5G TO REPRESENT OVER 15% OF MOBILE MARKET BY 2025: GSMA

    Feb 25, 2019

    5G connections are expected to reach 1.4 billion connections by 2025, representing over 15% of the global mobile market, according to a new study by the GSMA. The report highlights how 5G networks, artificial intelligence (AI), smart platforms and the internet of things (IoT) are set to transform th...

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    SAP COVERS ALL LINE-OF-BUSINESS APPS IN LEONARDO IOT SHELL

    Feb 25, 2019

    SAP toughened its Leonardo IoT platform to now allow customers to embed IoT data into business processes with all of its line-of-business solutions such as S/4HANA and C/4HANA. Customers also have cloud-to-cloud interoperability with Microsoft Azure IoT Hub to give customers more choice in device ma...

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    AVNET ANNOUNCES FIRST SOLUTION WITH LTE-M CONNECTIVITY THAT PROVIDES AI AND SECURITY AT THE EDGE

    Feb 25, 2019

    Combines Avnet’s SmartEdge Agile IoT devicewith Octonion’s Brainium software platform and Sequans’ Monarch chipset to enable plug and play connectivity solutions for IoT. Avnet and Octonion, an Intelligent Edge IoT software provider, have teamed up with Orange to launch a customize...

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    FACEBOOK-BACKED TIP ADDS NEW PROJECT GROUPS, DEMOS MOBILE NETWORK

    Feb 25, 2019

    The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) launched two new project groups, OpenRAN 5G NR and WiFi. And three years after Facebook first launched the initiative at MWC,  TIP for the first time demonstrated how its technologies work together in an end-to-end mobile network architecture. The disaggregated n...

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    ERICSSON USES INTEL 10NM TECH FOR 5G BASE STATION PRODUCTS

    Feb 25, 2019

    Intel kicked off MWC 2019 announcing a high-profile customer — Ericsson — and new products for 5G and edge computing. Ericsson will use Intel’s 10-nanometer (nm) system-on-chip (SoC) wireless access product, code-named Snow Ridge, for its 5G base station product lines. Intel unveil...

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    VERIZON BRINGING MOBILE 5G TO 30 CITIES IN FIRST HALF OF 2019

    Feb 24, 2019

    After a limited launch of its 5G Home service in October last year, Verizon last week added some clarity to its plans for a mobile service–CEO Hans Vestberg, speaking at an investors event, said the carrier will turn up mobile 5G in 30 cities in the first half of this year. The 5G Home service...

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    PULSE SECURE UNVEILS SOFTWARE DEFINED PERIMETER SOLUTION

    Feb 22, 2019

    Pulse Secure, a company that specializes in secure access solutions, this week unveiled a new software defined perimeter (SDP) product designed to provide organizations direct secure access to their resources and applications. Pulse Secure, whose solutions were part of Juniper Networks until 2014, o...

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    AT&T PARTNERSHIP COMBINES SD-WAN WITH 5G

    Feb 22, 2019

    With 5G mobile networks just coming online in the U.S., forerunner AT&T is already pairing the game-changing technology with another transformative technology, software-defined wide-area-networks (SD-WAN). 5G is starting to supplant older cellular mobile communication technology, promising faste...

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    NIMBELINK AND POLTE TEAM UP ON LOCATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR IOT ASSET TRACKING

    Feb 22, 2019

    Collaboration enhances 4G & 5G connectivity for AT series asset trackers from NimbeLink. Polte Corporation, the leader in advanced Cloud Location over Cellular (C-LoC) solutions, and NimbeLink, a leading provider of cellular IoT solutions and services, today announced a new initiative to embed P...

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    LORA ALLIANCE™ ECOSYSTEM HIGHLIGHTS VAST YEAR ON YEAR GROWTH IN LORAWAN™ DEPLOYMENTS AT MWC 2019

    Feb 22, 2019

    The LoRa Alliance™ today previewed its activities at the upcoming Mobile World Congress Barcelona event taking place February 25-28, 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The LoRa Alliance’s presence will showcase the breadth of LoRaWAN™ network coverage, certified devices and massive number o...

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    AT&T, ONELIFE TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCE THE FIRST LTE-M CERTIFIED MEDICAL AND HEALTH DATA WEARABLE

    Feb 22, 2019

    A Comprehensive Smartwatch Health Solution for the Chronically Ill and Elderly. OneLife Technologies Corp., a mobile medical software/data collection company, offers the first AT&T LTE-M certified medical wearable. The OnePulse smartwatch goes beyond tracking steps. It provides activity trackers...

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    VERIZON 5G NR NETWORK TO TOUCH 30 MARKETS BY YEAR-END

    Feb 22, 2019

    Verizon has finally unveiled some of its 5G expansion plans, stating it will have standards-based 5G services in at least 30 markets by year-end. The move highlights robust plans for the carrier, though it could still lag behind rivals that are promising nationwide coverage in 2020. Verizon executiv...

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    ENTRUST TO ACQUIRE HARDWARE SECURITY MODULE MAKER NCIPHER

    Feb 22, 2019

    Entrust Datacard and Thales have signed a definitive agreement for Entrust to acquire the nCipher general purpose hardware security module (GP HSM) division of Thales. Financial details have not been disclosed. nCipher became a separate stand-alone business within Thales on January 7, 2019. This was...

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    VMWARE, ERICSSON PARTNER FOR SERVICE PROVIDER VIRTUALIZATION

    Feb 21, 2019

    VMware's vCloud NFV platform, featuring new-age network functions virtualization, is the centerpiece of a new partnership with Ericsson formed to simplify network virtualization for Communication Service Providers (CSP). The five-year agreement will specifically seek to simplify deploying and ru...

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    DUO SECURITY DIGS INTO CHROME EXTENSION SECURITY WITH CRXCAVATOR

    Feb 21, 2019

    Do you know if the Chrome browser extensions that are being used across your enterprise are a potential risk? That's a question that until today wasn't as easy to answer as it should have been. Cisco's Duo Security business unit is announcing the public beta of a new tool called CRXcavat...

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    REDIS LABS FURTHER CHANGES LICENSING TERMS – TO MAKE DEVELOPERS HAPPY AND KEEP BIG CLOUD VENDORS AT BAY

    Feb 21, 2019

    Open source database provider Redis Labs has announced Redis Source Available License (RSAL), representing a modification of previous licensing terms for its modules and looking towards clarification with the open source and developer communities. The company had in August changed its terms to Apach...

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    5G WILL CONNECT ALL OF MWC BARCELONA

    Feb 21, 2019

    This year’s MWC event will be dominated by 5G in a way that will make last year’s seemingly heavy 5G tilt look quaint. Basically, if a company anywhere on the millions of square meters of show floor does not have something in their booth tied to 5G, they may want to re-evaluate their att...

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    QUECTEL LEADS THE ROAD TO 5G WITH COMMERCIAL 5G MODULES

    Feb 21, 2019

    Quectel RG500Q/RG510Q and RM500Q/RM510Q 5G modules are designed for enterprise and mobile broadband applications such as fixed wireless access, mobile hotspot devices, Always Connected PCs, and public safety and surveillance applications. Quectel today announced its commercial 5G IoT modules featuri...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=73987398

    128 TECHNOLOGY IS STARTING A REVOLUTION FOR SECURE SD-WAN, NETWORKING

    Feb 21, 2019

    As SD-WAN matures, the more critical its security is becoming for enterprise customers. And while vendors are working on various strategies to secure the technology, 128 Technology believes that the best way for enterprises to protect themselves against threats is by eliminating tunnel-based approac...

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    SHADOW IT PLAGUES ORGANIZATIONS, UNDERMINING CLOUD SECURITY

    Feb 21, 2019

    Shadow IT continues to affect organizations, which is undermining their cloud security and exposing sensitive data to breaches, according to a survey of 450 IT and cybersecurity professionals from a range of industries including healthcare. Shadow IT is the use of unsanctioned personal devices and c...

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    CISCO SAYS MOBILE INTERNET TRAFFIC WILL REACH NEARLY A ZETTABYTE BY 2022

    Feb 21, 2019

    As usual, the Cisco Mobile Visual Networking Index points to huge increases in the amount of data being trafficked through networks. And, as usual, it’s a master class in exotic numbers. The report, which covers the 2017-2022 time frame, says that the annual run rate of mobile internet traffic...

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    ARM EXPANDS NEOVERSE PLATFORM FOR EDGE, CLOUD

    Feb 20, 2019

    The chip designer is unveiling its new N1 and E1 offerings that are designed to tackle such computing trends as IoT, 5G and the edge. Arm officials are rolling out the latest generations of the company’s Neoverse infrastructure platform that are designed to help enterprises get better control ...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=74167416

    GOOGLE CLOUD SERVICES PLATFORM BRINGS THE CLOUD ON PREMISES

    Feb 20, 2019

    The public cloud isn't the only place where cloud-native Kubernetes workloads can run, as Google opens up a beta of its Cloud Services Platform, bringing the Google Kubernetes Engine to on-premises deployments. Google is extending its Cloud Platform beyond the confines of its own data centers, e...

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    FOUR REASONS WHY YOUR COMPANY MIGHT NOT BE READY FOR DEVOPS JUST YET

    Feb 20, 2019

    Let’s get one thing straight: I’m a huge fan of DevOps. It has been shown to increase quality, reduce problems, and shorten development cycles. It’s often considered a panacea for large organisations looking to transform their development, production and operational lifecycles. But...

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    ERICSSON AND JUNIPER 5G TRANSPORT, SECURITY TIE-UP TOUTS PROGRESS

    Feb 20, 2019

    Ericsson and Juniper Networks have scored 20 new customers as part of their 5G transport and security partnership that was announced last year. Three of those contracts are with service providers: TrueMove of Thailand, DNA of Finland, and Jazz of Pakistan. At least one U.S. mobile provider is also i...

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    NEW GANDCRAB RANSOMWARE DECRYPTOR RELEASED

    Feb 20, 2019

    The cat-and-mouse game between BitDefender and the GandCrab ransomware developers continues. On Tuesday (Feb. 19) BitDefender released a new version of its GandCrab decryptor able to decrypt versions of GandCrab 1, 4 and 5 up to the latest version 5.1. The decryptor is available from BitDefender and...

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    SERVICE ASSURANCE CHALLENGES IN VIRTUALIZED, MULTI-CLOUD NETWORKS

    Feb 20, 2019

    What are the challenges for service assurance — and visibility and observability — as networks evolve toward virtualization, multi-cloud environments and edge computing? Network and service assurance needs are evolving rapidly, as more applications — both network functions that sup...

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    K2 CYBER SECURITY TAKES DETERMINISTIC APPROACH TO THREAT DETECTION

    Feb 20, 2019

    There are a lot of cyber-security startups that make use of artificial intelligence to help organizations detect new threats, but K2 Cyber Security isn't one of them. K2 officially emerged from stealth on Feb. 20 along with its cloud workload security platform that takes a deterministic real-tim...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD ACQUIRES ALOOMA TO BOLSTER ENTERPRISE DATA MIGRATION CAPABILITIES

    Feb 20, 2019

    Google Cloud chief executive Thomas Kurian promised an aggressive approach to enterprise cloud strategy going forward – and the company has immediately put its money where its mouth is with the acquisition of California and Tel Aviv-based startup Alooma. Alooma aims to solve a key problem for ...

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    LENOVO ANNOUNCES CONSUMPTION-BASED, AS-A-SERVICE OFFERING

    Feb 19, 2019

    Lenovo has announced Lenovo TruScale Infrastructure Services, its comprehensive as-a-Service offering. Lenovo TruScale is a subscription-based offering that allows customers to use and pay for data center hardware and services – on-premise or at a customer-preferred location – without ha...

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    IBM UNVEILS NEW OFFERINGS FOR HYBRID CLOUD

    Feb 19, 2019

    IBM has announced new hybrid cloud offerings to help businesses migrate, integrate and manage applications and workloads seamlessly and with security across any public or private cloud and on-premises IT environment.  The IBM Institute for Business Value estimates that by 2021, 98 percent of or...

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    HEALTHCARE FIRMS GO FOR THE HYBRID CLOUD APPROACH WITH COMPLIANCE AND CONNECTIVITY KEY

    Feb 18, 2019

    It continues to be a hybrid cloud-dominated landscape – and according to new research one of the traditionally toughest industries in terms of cloud adoption is now seeing it as a priority. A report from enterprise cloud provider Nutanix has found that in two years’ time, more than a thi...

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    STORAGE MAKER QNAP WARNS OF MALWARE TARGETING ITS NAS DEVICES

    Feb 18, 2019

    Network-attached Storage (NAS) device maker QNAP has published a security advisory to alert of malware targeting its NAS devices.  Rated High severity, the alert reveals that some QNAP storage appliances are affected by a recently reported malicious program, but doesn’t offer details on w...

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    SEMTECH’S LORA TECHNOLOGY FEATURED IN ORION SYSTEM’S UTILITY METERS, GATEWAYS AND SMART LIGHTING SOLUTIONS

    Feb 18, 2019

    Reliable data transmission from LoRa-connected meters and LoRa-enabled luminaire controllers create smarter cities. Semtech Corporation announced that Orion System LLC (OrionM2M)* has integrated Semtech’s LoRa® devices technology into its smart metering solutions to monitor water, gas and ...

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    YOU’LL HAVE HAD YOUR IOT: SCOTLAND GETS MOST ADVANCED UK INTERNET OF THINGS NETWORK

    Feb 18, 2019

    Glasgow-based intelligent networking and integrated security solutions provider Boston Networks is powering what is claimed to be the UK’s most advanced Internet of Things network, called IoT Scotland. IoT Scotland is a £6 million wide area wireless sensor network that will work through ...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=73497349

    CHINESE SURVEILLANCE DATABASE EXPOSES MILLIONS OF IDS

    Feb 18, 2019

    Security researchers have spotted a mass data leak from an unsecured database which exposed the personal details of over 2.5 million surveilled Chinese residents. SenseNets Technology uses AI-powered technology in facial recognition cameras to record the movements of millions of minority Uighurs in ...

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    ALTAEROS LAUNCHES AERIAL CELL TOWER

    Feb 18, 2019

    The company said the new offering will allow U.S. carriers to rollout 5G and IoT across rural areas. Massachusetts-based communications infrastructure provider Altaeros has launched what it claims to be the world’s first commercially available aerial cell tower. The new cell tower, dubbed Supe...

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    IBM PLANS ASIAN ROLLOUT FOR POWER-POWERED CLOUD

    Feb 18, 2019

    IBM’s cloud will soon offers more IaaS and AI services powered by its own POWER9 CPUs. Big Blue has previously offered POWER CPUs for infrastructure-as-a-service, but limited their availability to just one data center in Dallas, Texas, and focused on a rent-a-server option, plus a POWER-powere...

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    RUCKUS INTRODUCES ICX 7850 SWITCH FOR 100GBE EDGE-TO-CORE NETWORKS

    Feb 17, 2019

    Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS company, has announced the availability of its new ICX 7850 switch: an edge-to-core solution for the next decade of enterprise networking. Ruckus’ stackable ICX 7850 delivers high-density aggregation for 10GbE, 25GbE, 40GbE, 50GbE, and 100GbE using existing customer i...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=73527352

    RED HAT BOOSTS CLOUD-NATIVE INTEGRATION PLATFORM DEVELOPMENT

    Feb 15, 2019

    Modern application development often involves a healthy dose of integration technologies and approaches that bring together different data sets and capabilities. In an effort to make the integration process easier to work with, Red Hat is launching a new bundled offering aptly called Red Hat Integra...

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    CAVLI WIRELESS TO LAUNCH NB-IOT MODULE AT MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS BARCELONA 2019

    Feb 15, 2019

    IoT Companies can now deploy NB-IoT devicesanywhere. Cavli Wireless Inc, a cellular IoT based module manufacturer and provider of eSIM enabled global connectivity, announces the release of its future proof IoT module – C1 RM, at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona 2019. C1 RM is an NB-IoT module ...

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    GANDCRAB RANSOMWARE SLINGERS TARGET MSPS

    Feb 15, 2019

    A software company has been forced to remind customers to patch a two-year-old flaw in a third-party plug-in, after reports it is being exploited to infect scores of companies with GandCrab ransomware via their managed security provider (MSP). The issue relates to CVE-2017-18362, a flaw which affect...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=73287328

    KALOOM’S CLOUD EDGE FABRIC SUPPORTS NETWORK SLICING, 5G APPS

    Feb 15, 2019

    Kaloom says its new edge data center networking fabric, called Cloud Edge Fabric, is fully automated and supports network slicing along with embedded 5G user plane functions. The product is already in trials with “two major wireless operators,” said Thomas Eklund, Kaloom’s vice pre...

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    DRIVENETS POCKETS $110M TO PAVE SOFTWARE DISAGGREGATION PATH

    Feb 15, 2019

    Israeli software startup DriveNets landed $110 million in first round financing to boost its focus on helping service providers disaggregate proprietary routers from their networks as they move to 5G. The company was founded in 2015. Ido Susan, who was one of its co-founders and is currently CEO, wa...

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    SMALL CELL FORUM, CBRS ALLIANCE PARTNER TO DRIVE 3.5 GHZ ECOSYSTEM

    Feb 15, 2019

    Small Cell Forum and the CBRS Alliance have agreed to work together to drive development and promote the adoption of OnGo solutions for the 3.5 GHz ecosystem. OnGo is the brand for LTE-based solutions for use in the Citizens Broadband Radio Service band. The two organizations said that they will joi...

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    KT SELECTS ORACLE COMMUNICATIONS FOR 5G BUSINESS SERVICES

    Feb 15, 2019

    Korea Telecom will use Oracle Communications for the deployment of the 5G Policy Control Function (PCF) in the deployment of its 5G networks. The deployment will enable the Korean telco to provide new network-as-a-service (NaaS) offerings for businesses. Oracle noted that the 5G PCF is the policy ma...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=73387338

    NEXT.JS 8 NOW SUPPORTS SERVERLESS APPS

    Feb 14, 2019

    Next.js, a framework for building server-rendered apps with JavaScript and the React UI library, adds serverless computing capabilities as part of its new Version 8. Next.js 8 enables serverless deployment, in which applications are split into smaller parts, or lambdas, that let code be run on deman...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=73547354

    ETSI MEC CREATES ITS FIRST WORKING GROUP

    Feb 14, 2019

    The ETSI Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) group created its first working group — the Deployment and Ecosystem working group, or “Decode.” The new group will focus on the implementation and deployment of MEC-based systems using standardized APIs. These systems leverage the MEC-def...

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    RUBRIK LAUNCHES OPEN SOURCE COMMUNITY CALLED BUILD

    Feb 14, 2019

    Rubrik announced an open source community, Rubrik Build, which aims to simplify improvement of existing projects and ease creation of applications, automation tooling, and integrations. It’s based on a set of APIs providing pre-built use cases, quick-start guides, and integrations with popular...

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    KT PICKS ORACLE’S POLICY CONTROL FUNCTION PLATFORM FOR ITS 5G NETWORK

    Feb 14, 2019

    Oracle scored a deal to provide Korea Telecom (KT) with its 5G policy control function (PCF) platform in support of the carrier’s 5G network deployment. That platform will allow the operator to construct use cases using network slicing to drive new business opportunities. The Oracle 5G PCF pla...

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    WORLD’S FIRST IOT SHARED DATA PLAN WITH FLAT RATE ANNOUNCED BY CHEERIOT

    Feb 14, 2019

    CheerIoT will launch global IoT connectivity for €0,148 / month at MWC’19 in Barcelona. IoT Connectivity provider CheerIoT announces world’s first IoT shared data plan with flat rate. The one-off price for a SIM Card is €8,90 and includes a 5-year data bundle of 300 MB. The sha...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=73167316

    DIRECT CONNECTIVITY TO IBM CLOUD NOW AVAILABLE WITH ASCENTY’S CLOUD CONNECT

    Feb 14, 2019

    Digital Realty, a global provider of data centre, colocation and interconnection solutions, and Ascenty, a provider of data centre services in Latin America, announced that Ascenty has added dedicated and private access directly to the IBM Cloud in its connectivity portfolio through IBM Cloud Direct...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=73177317

    NEW VARIANT OF SHLAYER MACOS MALWARE DISCOVERED

    Feb 14, 2019

    Carbon Black’s security researchers recently discovered a new variant of the Shlayer malware that targets macOS versions ranging from 10.10.5 to 10.14.3. The threat is being distributed through a large number of websites, fake or hijacked legitimate domains, and poses as an Adobe Flash update....

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=73187318

    ONLY 28% OF ADVISORIES HELP MITIGATE RISKS

    Feb 14, 2019

    In its second annual review of vulnerabilities and threat group activity specific to industrial control systems (ICS), Dragos found that the majority of the public vulnerability advisories it tracked in 2018 were network exploitable. The Year in Review is comprised of three parts: The Industrial Con...

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    HUAWEI COLLABORATES WITH SUSS TO CULTIVATE ICT TALENTS IN SINGAPORE

    Feb 14, 2019

    As part of Huawei’s global initiative to nurture new information and communications technology (ICT) talents, the global ICT solutions provider and Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) have signed an agreement to set up an ICT Academy on the varsity level in Singapore. It will be the...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=73207320

    ENGIE BUILDS ON DATA CENTRE CAPABILITIES WITH NEW ACQUISITION IN SINGAPORE

    Feb 14, 2019

    ENGIE South East Asia has announced a definitive agreement to acquire RCS Engineering Pte Ltd., a leading player in Singapore’s data centre industry specialised in delivering M&E infrastructure to large and mission-critical facilities and already exporting its services overseas. The acquis...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=73217321

    AZURE CLOUD CUSTOMERS CAN NOW ACCESS LSV2 VIRTUAL MACHINES

    Feb 14, 2019

    Microsoft Azure continues to broaden its virtual machine offerings to give customers the power and features they require for all uses. Microsoft Azure users looking to find just the right virtual machine configurations for their workloads now have another option to choose from as the company's l...

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    AT&T GETS OK FOR TESTS USING VARIOUS FREQUENCIES IN TEXAS LAB

    Feb 14, 2019

    AT&T has received the OK for tests at its lab in Austin, Texas, using a range of spectrum bands, including 3700-4200 MHz (C-Band), 3400-3600 MHz and others. The FCC just this week grantedAT&T’s application for the experiments. AT&T is staying mum on the suppliers of the equipment i...

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    SIGFOX OPENS RADIO SPECIFICATIONS FOR CONNECTED OBJECTS

    Feb 13, 2019

    By opening its radio specifications to the public, Sigfox strengthens its position as the global provider of 0G connectivity. To celebrate the 8th World Radio Day, under the patronage of UNESCO, Sigfox has publicly released the specifications of its radio protocol for connected objects. Impact of Op...

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    OUTDATED HEALTH IT INFRASTRUCTURE ATTRACTS HACKERS TO HOSPITALS

    Feb 13, 2019

    Outdated healthcare IT infrastructure is attracting cybercriminals to hospitals, which are the most vulnerable type of organization, judged a new cybersecurity report. Other factors attracting cybercriminals to healthcare include lack of experienced cyber personnel, highly valuable data, and vulnera...

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    ERICSSON, INTEL JOINTLY DEVELOPING SOFTWARE-DEFINED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR 5G

    Feb 13, 2019

    Software-defined infrastructure focuses on using common hardware to support variable 5G workloads. As service providers increasingly take an IT-centric approach to building and managing increasingly complex networks, there’s a move toward swapping out single-purpose hardware for more flexible ...

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    WINDOWS APP CAUGHT RUNNING ON MAC, INSTALLING MALWARE

    Feb 13, 2019

    A Windows application was recently observed packing the ability to run on Macs and download and install malware on the target systems. Despite featuring the EXE extension, which is the official executable file format for Windows, the application can run on macOS and override the platform’s bui...

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    OMAN DATA PARK ADDS FORTINET SD-WAN TO ITS MANAGED SERVICES PORTFOLIO

    Feb 13, 2019

    Oman-based cloud and managed service provider Oman Data Park selected Fortinet’s SD-WAN service to boost its managed security services portfolio. This is the first managed SD-WAN that the service provider has offered as part of its portfolio of managed enterprise services. This addition extend...

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    KINETIC EDGE ALLIANCE TARGETS 30 MARKETS TO UNLEASH EDGE CRITICAL MASS

    Feb 13, 2019

    There’s a new edge alliance in town — or rather, coming soon to 30 metropolitan markets across the U.S. Vapor IO today launched the Kinetic Edge Alliance (KEA) with a slew of software, hardware, networking, and integration company partners. Deployment partners include Federated Wireless,...

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    PALO ALTO NETWORKS ACCELERATES SECURITY IN PAN-OS 9.0 UPDATE

    Feb 13, 2019

    Palo Alto Networks is boosting its network security platforms with the new PAN-OS 9.0 update that was announced on Feb. 12. PAN-OS is a hardened operating system based on Linux that provides a secure, enterprise grade environment for executing Palo Alto's network security capabilities. PAN-OS 9....

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    EXPLORING THE LINKS BETWEEN AI, 5G AND IOT – AND HOW CLOUD COMPUTING UNDERPINS THEM ALL

    Feb 12, 2019

    Sponsored If the agenda and sessions at MWC 2019 don’t explicitly mention cloud computing, then there’s a good reason. The emerging technologies that will be explored at the show, which runs as ever in Barcelona from February 25-28, from artificial intelligence (AI), to 5G, to the Intern...

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    IDEMIA AND KUDELSKI GROUP LAUNCH GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP TO SIMPLIFY IOT CONNECTIVITY AND SECURITY

    Feb 12, 2019

    The Kudelski Group and IDEMIA, today announced a global partnership that provides manufacturers and service providers a single, fully-integrated solution to manage the network connectivity and security of cellular IoT devices. As more companies of all sizes and sectors create new business models and...

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    ORGANIZATIONS SEE THE INTERNET OF THINGS AS BOTH A COST-SAVER AND A REVENUE-GENERATOR

    Feb 12, 2019

    Financial returns will be impacted by the complexity of deployments, need for new skills and security considerations. The Internet of Things has the potential to deliver cost savings and generate new revenues for organizations that can handle IoT’s complexity, build new workforce skills and ad...

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    AT&T ADDS MINNEAPOLIS AND CHICAGO TO ITS 2019 5G PLANS

    Feb 12, 2019

    AT&T announced a pair of new markets that it plans to expand its millimeter wave (mmWave)-based 5G service in the coming months. Those lucky two are Minneapolis and Chicago. Those markets join the seven that have already been announced as receiving 5G services at some point this year. Those incl...

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    DEEP SECURITY STARTUP SHIFTLEFT RAISES $20M SERIES B

    Feb 12, 2019

    Security vendor ShiftLeft said today that it raised $20 million in Series B funding, bringing the startup’s total to almost $30 million. Thomvest Ventures and SineWave led the Series B, with existing investors Bain Capital Ventures and Mayfield also participating. The new investment comes less...

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    VFEMAIL SUFFERS CATASTROPHIC ATTACK, ALL DATA LOST

    Feb 12, 2019

    A major cyber-attack has hit email provider VFEmail in what the company is calling a "catastrophic attack," which has destroyed all data in the US, including backups. The company issued an alert via its website and social media accounts on February 11, 2019, warning, “At this time I ...

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    SYMANTEC ACQUIRES ZERO TRUST CLOUD SECURITY STARTUP LUMINATE SECURITY

    Feb 12, 2019

    Symantec announced on Tuesday that it has acquired Luminate Security, an Israel-based company that specializes in securing access to corporate applications in hybrid cloud environments.  Luminate emerged from stealth mode in March 2018 and had raised $14 million in funding.Terms of the acquisit...

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    NOKIA EXPANDS ITS WING OFFERING WITH IOT APPLICATIONS FOR OPERATORS TO ADDRESS NEW VERTICAL MARKETS

    Feb 12, 2019

    In advance of Mobile World Congress, Nokia today launched off-the-shelf Internet of Things (IoT) packages to help operators win new business in vertical IoT markets. In addition to enabling operators to achieve a fast time to market, the packages simplify the set-up and operations of enterprise IoT ...

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    WHY BUSINESSES SHOULD KEEP THEIR HEAD IN THE CLOUDS IF THEY WANT TO SUCCEED

    Feb 12, 2019

    EU adoption of cloud computing increased to 26% in 2018, up from just 18% from four years prior, according to new research published by Eurostat. However, while the majority of EU businesses are utilising cloud services for emails and file storage, fewer are embracing more advances cloud-based busin...

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    QLIK INTRODUCES AI AND MACHINE LEARNING TO ITS PLATFORM

    Feb 12, 2019

    Qlik has introduced new machine learning (ML) capabilities into its cognitive engine and platform. Precedent-based machine learning allows the Qlik cognitive engine to get smarter over time, continually learning from user interaction and feedback as well as other sources. Qlik is the first analytics...

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    VMWARE AND INFLUXDATA TEAM UP OVER ENTERPRISE AND INDUSTRIAL IOT DATA

    Feb 11, 2019

    San Francisco-based tech firm InfluxData has announced that it will be integrating its technology with VMware’s IoT infrastructure management solution -- the Pulse IoT Centre, which embeds InfluxData’s InfluxDB Enterprise and Kapacitor. The Pulse IoT Centre is an enterprise-grade IoT dev...

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    CLIPPER MALWARE SLIPS INTO GOOGLE PLAY

    Feb 11, 2019

    A piece of Android malware capable of hijacking users’ crypto-currency transactions has slipped into Google Play, ESET security researchers have discovered. Detected as Android/Clipper.C, the malware masquerades as the legitimate service MetaMask. Its main purpose is to steal the victim’...

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    DELL EMC LEADS HCI HARDWARE SECTOR AS NUMBERS RISE

    Feb 11, 2019

    Dell EMC led the hardware segment of the hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) market with 32 percent market share during the third quarter of 2018, according to IHS Markit’s most recent Data Center Server Equipment Market Tracker. Dell EMC — whose HCI servers use software from VMware and ...

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    ORANGE BUSINESS SERVICES BUILDS ‘ONE-STOP SHOP’ FOR SD-WAN

    Feb 11, 2019

    Orange Business Services has been dipping its toes into SD-WAN since 2016. But as the service provider expands its offerings it is looking to create a “one-stop shop” for SD-WAN, according to John Isch, the director of the network and voice practice in North America for Orange Business. ...

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    AWS ISSUES ALERT FOR MULTIPLE CONTAINER SYSTEMS

    Feb 11, 2019

    A security issue that affects several open source container management systems, including Amazon Linux and Amazon Elastic Container Service, has been disclosed by AWS. The vulnerabilities (CVE-2019-5736) were reportedly discovered by security researchers Adam Iwaniuk, Borys Poplawski and Aleksa Sara...

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    OPTUS, ERICSSON TO DEPLOY 50 5G SITES IN SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE

    Feb 11, 2019

    The Australian carrier plans to deploy 1,200 5G sites across Australia’s main regions by March 2020. Australian carrier Optus has signed a partnership with Ericsson to deploy 50 5G sites across the cities of Sydney and Melbourne over the coming months as part of Optus’ multi-vendor rollo...

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    SP TELECOM POWERS UP ENTERPRISE NETWORK SERVICES WITH VMWARE'S SD-WAN TECHNOLOGY

    Feb 10, 2019

    VMware, Inc. has launched Singapore’s first software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) services based on VMware NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud. This will provide businesses with a low latency wide-area network that is automated and infrastructure-independent, to deliver robust and more secure networ...

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    GOOGLE INTRODUCES NEW ENCRYPTION TO ENSURE LOW-END ANDROID DEVICES ARE SECURE

    Feb 08, 2019

    Google unveiled a new type of encryption called Adiantum to make sure all Android devices are secure, including older devices. Android offers storage encryption using the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES). And most new Android devices provide AES via Arm’s version 8 processor cryptography ext...

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    NEW YORK PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION APPROVES T-MOBILE/SPRINT MERGER

    Feb 08, 2019

    T-Mobile and Sprint got another win in their bid to merge. New York’s Public Service Commission has approved the deal with some conditions related to jobs and benefits provided to employees in the fourth most populated state in the country. The companies have now received approval from 16 of t...

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    AT&T TOUTS 1.5 GBPS ACHIEVEMENT, DEFENDS USE OF ‘5G E’ AMID SPRINT SUIT

    Feb 08, 2019

    AT&T is touting its ability to achieve 1.5 Gbps in a field test using its commercial 5G network at the same time it’s defending its use of the “5G E” moniker on phones, something Sprint is suing the operator over. “As the first carrier in the U.S. to begin introducing sta...

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    CISCO AND 29 PARTNERS LAUNCH ‘HUGE’ RURAL 5G TRIAL IN BRITISH ISLES

    Feb 08, 2019

    Cisco this week launched an ambitious rural 5G trial in the British Isles that includes 29 wireless industry partners to test enhanced mobile broadband, optical wireless (LiFi), radio broadcast over 5G, and agri-tech. The trial is part of Cisco’s 5G RuralFirst initiative to contribute to the b...

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    HOW FORTINET'S INTENT-BASED SEGMENTATION MAKES SDN EASIER TO DO

    Feb 08, 2019

    There may be no hotter trend in networking and security than segmentation. The rise of software-defined systems have made it possible to carve up the network into virtual segments to isolate assets. In actuality, in discussions with IT pros, I find that segmentation is a little like going to the gym...

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    NETOGRAPHY EMERGES WITH AUTONOMOUS FLOW-BASED DDOS DEFENSE SERVICE

    Feb 07, 2019

    The network security startup emerges from stealth with a service that looks to provide more network packet level visibility to organizations, to detect and then block potential DDoS attacks. Cyber-security startup Netography emerged from stealth on Feb. 7 with a new technology approach to help organ...

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    INVENSENSE DEPLOYS ARYAKA SD-WAN TO MEET GROWING BUSINESS NEEDS

    Feb 07, 2019

    Sensor manufacturer InvenSense deployed Aryaka SD-WAN across its rapidly growing network to keep up with its growing market. InvenSense provides a sensor system on-chip that operates in a variety of devices including smartphones, tablets, optical image stabilization, and automobiles. “I would ...

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    STUDY REVEALS LAXNESS AMONG AUTOMAKERS IN TERMS OF CYBERSECURITY

    Feb 07, 2019

    An independent study conducted by Ponemon Institute found that 30% of the automotive companies do not have their own cybersecurity programme or a team. It also found that these companies do not even hire external organisations to secure the software used in their products. Moreover, the survey shows...

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    RED HAT CODEREADY WORKSPACES ENABLES FULL KUBERNETES-NATIVE DEVELOPMENT

    Feb 07, 2019

    Red Hat’s CodeReady Workplaces aims to save time and improve projects by enabling OpenShift developers to conduct entire projects in Kubernetes. The new product is based on the open source Eclipse Che integrated development environment (IDE) project. The key is creating efficiencies. “Co...

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    AT&T TAPS MIRANTIS TO UPDATE ITS NETWORK CLOUD FOR 5G

    Feb 07, 2019

    Cloud platform provider Mirantis has won a three-year deal with AT&T to help the carrier build out the next generation of its Network Cloud for 5G. The companies aren’t providing an exact dollar amount of the deal except to say it’s worth more than $10 million. AT&T is building o...

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    CRITICAL FLAWS ALLOW HACKERS TO TAKE CONTROL OF KUNBUS INDUSTRIAL GATEWAY

    Feb 07, 2019

    Several serious vulnerabilities have been identified in a gateway made by Kunbus, including flaws that can be exploited to take complete control of a device. Germany-based Kunbus offers connectivity solutions for industrial networks. The company’s gateway products, which are used by various ty...

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    HITRUST UNVEILS TOOL TO ASSESS HEALTHCARE SUPPLY CHAIN RISK

    Feb 07, 2019

    The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has unveiled as third-party assurance (TPA) risk triage methodology, which provides a framework for assessing the risk exposure of third-party IT relationships in the healthcare supply chain. The methodology provides a standardized approach to determin...

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    WIRELESS LOGIC GROUP ACQUIRES NETHERLANDS-BASED M2MBLUE

    Feb 07, 2019

    Wireless Logic Group, Europe’s leading IoT connectivity platform provider today announced the acquisition of M2MBlue, a M2M and IoT connectivity specialist with a focus on high-bandwidth applications. Located in Enschede, Netherlands M2MBlue was founded in 2015, yet has already assembled an im...

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    ALGERIA RANKED ‘LEAST CYBER-SECURE’ COUNTRY IN THE WORLD, JAPAN ‘MOST CYBER-SECURE’

    Feb 07, 2019

    A new study from Comparitech has named Algeria the ‘least cyber-secure’ nation in the world, whilst Japan has been ranked the ‘most cyber-secure.’ The information, tools and comparisons provider studied 60 countries to gauge their ability to meet seven key criteria: In a blog...

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    DELL EMC SPEEDS UP BACKUPS AND RESTORES IN ITS STORAGE APPLIANCES

    Feb 07, 2019

    Dell EMC has introduced new software for its Data Domain and Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IPDA) products that it claims will improve backup and restore performance from anywhere from 2.5 times to four times the previous version. Data Domain is Dell EMC’s purpose-built data deduplicati...

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    GOOGLE SET TO ADVANCE CONFIDENTIAL COMPUTING WITH ASYLO PROJECT

    Feb 06, 2019

    Google is looking to further the development and advancement of a model for security known as confidential computing, which will help to protect the integrity of workloads, wherever they're running.
    Google is working to advance the next stage of cloud cyber-security with an approach known...

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    6WIND SNARES ANOTHER FORMER BROCADE VROUTER CUSTOMER

    Feb 06, 2019

    6WIND continues to scoop up disenchanted service providers left high and dry by a lack of support for their legacy Brocade Vyatta vRouters. The latest is JHComp, which is an internet service provider based in the Czech Republic. JHComp recently replaced its Brocade virtual routers with 6WIND’s...

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    FUJITSU SDN AND OPTICAL TRANSPORT STITCHED INTO SHAW’S CANADIAN FIBER NET

    Feb 06, 2019

    Fujitsu Network Communications completed work with Canadian service provider Shaw Communications to increase the capacity and scale of Shaw’s fiber optic network. Fujitsu provided Shaw with its 1Finity T310 Transport and 1Finity L100 Lambda series blades and the Virtuora network control system...

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    VARMOUR CLOSES $44M SERIES E, PUSHES MULTI-CLOUD COMPLIANCE

    Feb 06, 2019

    Cloud security and compliance company vArmour raised $44 million in Series E funding, led by AllegisCyber and NightDragon, with participation from existing investors. This brings its total war chest to $127 million. vArmour CEO Tim Eades wouldn’t comment on his company’s valuation. But h...

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    CONVERGED IT AND OT TO ADVANCE SECURITY MATURITY

    Feb 06, 2019

    The convergence of IT, operational technology (OT) and industrial internet of things (IIoT) has raised concerns about cybersecurity, safety and data privacy for many organizations, according to a new Ponemon Institute study. Released today in partnership with TÜV Rheinland OpenSky, results of t...

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    EXTREME NETWORKS MOVES INTO EDGE DEVICE SECURITY WITH DEFENDER FOR IOT

    Feb 06, 2019

    Extreme Networks is moving into IoT security with its new product, Defender for IoT, that secures wired and wireless devices. It’s a smart move for the networking vendor. Gartner estimates that 20.4 billion connected things will be in use by organizations worldwide by 2020. And IoT device atta...

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    UTILITIES, TECH FIRMS FORM ALLIANCE FOR PRIVATE INDUSTRIAL IOT NETWORKS

    Feb 05, 2019

    A group of companies representing telecom equipment vendors, spectrum licensees and utilities have formed an alliance to advance the development of private broadband networks for energy providers. The Utility Broadband Alliance (UBBA) includes 13 founding companies that want to drive modernization e...

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    EXTREME NETWORKS LAUNCHES DEFENDER FOR IOT WITH AIM TO SECURE EDGE DEVICES

    Feb 05, 2019

    Extreme Networks, a California-based network equipment supplier, has launched Defender for IoT, which aims to help organisations secure edge and IoT devices. Defender for IoT, which is part of the company’s Smart OmniEdge solution, can be deployed on any network by anyone, which means no techn...

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    SIERRA WIRELESS LAUNCHES COMPACT, RUGGED LTE-A PRO CELLULAR ROUTER

    Feb 05, 2019

    Sierra Wireless AirLink RV55 LTE-A Pro cellular router connects utility grid infrastructure and mobile workforces for more efficient grid operations and rapid response to service outages. Sierra Wireless announces the AirLink® RV55 LTE-Advanced Pro router to simplify and lower the cost of connec...

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    KT LAUNCHES 5G-POWERED BARISTA ROBOT IN SEOUL

    Feb 04, 2019

    South Korea network operator KT has announced a new 5G offering, ahead of the full launch of the technology next month. KT says it is supporting the world’s first robot cafe using its 5G mobile network in Seoul. The B;eat cafe — which has been using robots to serve customers — now ...

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    ERICSSON REVEALS VISION FOR NEXT-GEN CELLULAR IOT SOLUTIONS

    Feb 04, 2019

    Ericsson is empowering service providers across multiple industries to address a larger part of the IoT market with the help of its newly introduced next-generation cellular solutions. These solutions will help proliferation of the cellular IoT evolution in what Ericsson sees as four market segments...

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    PORT OF ROTTERDAM PUTS IOT INTO OPERATION WITH FIRST APPLICATION UNDERWAY

    Feb 04, 2019

    The Port of Rotterdam is ready to go with its Internet of Things (IoT) platform, with the announcement that the first application for a hydro/meteo has been put into operation. The system uses an extensive network of sensors to provide accurate and up-to-date water (hydro) and weather (meteo) data p...

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    SPEAK UP MALWARE TARGETS LINUX, MAC IN NEW CAMPAIGN

    Feb 04, 2019

    Linux servers are the target of a new crypto-mining campaign in which a malware dubbed "Speak Up" implants a backdoor Trojan by exploiting known vulnerabilities in six different Linux distributions, according to research from Check Point. The malware has been seen targeting servers predomi...

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    EXTREME NETWORKS LAUNCHES IOT DEFENSE SOLUTION FOR ENTERPRISES

    Feb 04, 2019

    Cybersecurity issues for Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices are known and understood. Newer devices are coming with in-built security. Older devices often have no security and are used by organizations with limited security resources -- and are frequent targets for cybercriminals. Last year ...

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    SD-WAN PLAYERS MANEUVER WITH PARTNERSHIPS

    Feb 04, 2019

    As the fast-growing software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) space shakes itself out, industry players are maneuvering to cash in on market opportunities with a series of partnerships. Two such pacts announced on the same day last week serve as the latest examples of this trend, as SD-WAN is e...

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    ETHERNITY ENET VROUTER AIMED AT A PROGRAMMABLE NETWORK BOTTLENECK

    Feb 01, 2019

    Software-defined networking (SDN) promises to transform equipment ecosystems, increase flexibility and network responsiveness, and reduce costs. A key to achieving all of this is moving from purpose built to commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) gear. This is increasingly challenging, however, as network ...

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    ERICSSON TOUTS 4 CELLULAR IOT SEGMENTS TO SERVE INDUSTRY VERTICALS

    Feb 01, 2019

    Ericsson outlined an evolutionary vision for cellular IoT to help service providers address future needs of industry verticals such as automotive, manufacturing, and utilities as they work to enhance 4G LTE networks and prep for 5G. Ericsson identified two market segments that it plans to address in...

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    AWS CLOUD REVENUE JUMPS 45% IN Q4, MICROSOFT AZURE REVENUE UP 76%

    Feb 01, 2019

    Amazon and Microsoft, the No. 1 and No. 2 public cloud providers, both reported earnings this week and said their respective cloud businesses again drove overall profits. On Thursday, Amazon reported that fourth-quarter revenues increased 20 percent year over year to $72.4 billion in 2018. Operating...

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    FULFILLING THE PROMISE OF NFV WITH RECONFIGURABLE COMPUTING

    Jan 31, 2019

    With so many new technologies vying for attention, it can be difficult for CISOs to know which ones merit attention. Will this solution save time? Will it make our organisation more productive, or enable us to do things we couldn’t otherwise do? These questions need to be considered before ado...

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    MICROSOFT LAUNCHES PUBLIC PREVIEW OF AZURE IOT HUB DEVICE STREAMS

    Jan 31, 2019

    To encourage continuing development and secure connectivity for a diverse range of new internet of things devices, Microsoft has launched a public preview of its Azure IoT Hub Device Streams to help make it happen. An IoT Hub device stream is a data transfer tunnel that provides connectivity between...

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    CISCO PUSHES FURTHER INTO THE CLOUD AND OUT TO THE EDGE

    Jan 30, 2019

    The vendor is integrating its ACI intent-based networking platform with AWS and Microsoft Azure and bringing HyperFlex to the edge. With data and applications increasingly being created and used outside the confines of the data center, Cisco Systems officials are pushing more of the company’s ...

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    UNDERSTANDING KUBERNETES TODAY: MISCONCEPTIONS, CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

    Jan 30, 2019

    Any discussion of Kubernetes is best started with an understanding of why we need Kubernetes. Kubernetes helps us manage containers, which dominate application development now because they enable portability, faster application development, and greater independence for developers. Once we started us...

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    COMARCH SUPPORTS CREATION OF THE IOT ECOSYSTEM FOR JAPANESE ENTERPRISES ON BEHALF OF SCSK

    Jan 30, 2019

    The SCSK Corporation, one of the largest system integrators in Japan, has chosen Comarch as a partner to enrich its portfolio with IoT device management and monetization capabilities. Comarch will deliver elements of its IoT ecosystem offer, and related solutions, in order to accelerate SCSK’s...

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    DNS PROVIDERS TO CEASE IMPLEMENTING DNS RESOLVER WORKAROUNDS

    Jan 30, 2019

    Starting on February 1, 2019, a number of DNS software and service providers will cease implementing DNS resolver workarounds for systems that don’t follow the Extensions to DNS (EDNS) protocol. Intended for DNS Flag Day, the switch should solve two major problems DNS has at the moment due to ...

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    KERLINK LICENSES LOW-POWER IOT REFERENCE DESIGN SOLUTION TO KAERTECH, A LEADING PROVIDER OF CONNECTED OBJECTS

    Jan 29, 2019

    Solution Gives Designers, Software Developers, Architects and Operation Engineers Step-by-Step Directions for Quickly Conceiving & Producing LoRa End-Devices. Kerlink and Kaertech, a global provider of made-to-order connected objects, today announced that Kaertech has licensed Kerlink’s Lo...

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    SERVICE PROVIDER SDN DEPLOYMENTS NEAR UNIVERSAL, IHS MARKIT FINDS

    Jan 29, 2019

    Software-defined networks are accelerating the transition from hot prospect to established star, and by the end of last year, SDN deployments by service providers was nearly universal. Research firm IHS Markit’s latest “Carrier SDN Strategies Service Provider Survey” found that all...

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    HOW AI CAN HELP IT TEAMS SEE THROUGH THE CLOUDS OF COMPLEXITY

    Jan 28, 2019

    Businesses understand the importance of providing seamless customer journeys, but we’ve seen a growing spate of digital service outages and software performance problems in recent months. There have been online banking outages that have left customers unable to pay bills on time, while problem...

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    AWS, ORACLE, AND THE PENTAGON CONTINUE FIGHT OVER JEDI CLOUD CONTRACT

    Jan 28, 2019

    The Defense Department’s process of selecting a contractor for its $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud project continues to be contentious. JEDI will oversee the Pentagon’s cloud computing assets. Two issues have roiled the planning: Dissatisfaction by vendor...

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    AUTHORITIES TRACK DOWN USERS OF DDOS SERVICES

    Jan 28, 2019

    The seizure of several websites offering distributed denial of service (DDoS) for hire services has allowed authorities to track down and take action against people who used such websites, Europol announced today. Also known as stresser or booter services, these DDoS-for-hire sites have lowered the ...

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    EXPLORING SPECIFIC SECURITY PAIN POINTS WITH ENTERPRISE CLOUD ADOPTION

    Jan 25, 2019

    While the enterprise push to public cloud continues apace, it does not hurt to hear of figures which puts the scope of the journey in perspective. According to new figures from Ping Identity, only one in five enterprises polled said they have more than half of their IT infrastructure hosted in the p...

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    DEBIAN AND PHP PEAR PROJECTS UPDATE FOR APPLICATION VULNERABILITIES

    Jan 25, 2019

    Time and again, security experts and vendors alike will recommend to organizations and end users to keep software and systems updated with the latest patches. But what happens when the application infrastructure that is supposed to deliver those patches itself is at risk? That's what open-source...

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    SEMTECH’S LORA TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATED IN POLYSENSE’S STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM FOR SMART BUILDINGS

    Jan 24, 2019

    Structure Health Monitoring system with LoRa Technology monitors buildings for a variety of safety indicators in real-time. Semtech Corporation announced that Polysense Technologies Inc., an innovative leader in enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for fiber and wireless sensing, has built ...

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    CHINA TO PRESS AHEAD WITH INVESTMENTS IN 5G AND IOT

    Jan 23, 2019

    China’s top economic planning agency says investing in “new form of infrastructure” is a top priority. China will press ahead with investments in artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G in 2019 as it competes with the US in the two key areas amid a technology race between the world&rsq...

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    ASSESSING THE GARTNER MAGIC QUADRANT FOR CLOUD MANAGEMENT PLATFORMS: HOW CMPS HAVE ‘COME OF AGE’

    Jan 23, 2019

    Transitioning to the cloud is not so much taking a fresh plot of land and building up from there, but more trying to renovate an existing property. For larger organisations with sprawling IT outfits, it can be particularly complicated even once the bulk of the work has been done, with on-premise sys...

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    UBUNTU CORE 18 BOOSTS IOT DEVICE SECURITY, REDUCES COST

    Jan 23, 2019

    Canonical has announced Ubuntu Core 18 which aims to reduce the software development risk, security maintenance costs, and time to market of IoT devices. The latest version has an image size of just 260MB which makes it the most lightweight Ubuntu Linux release ever. Perfect for the IoT. Canonical k...

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    VARONIS ADDS INCIDENT RESPONSE PLAYBOOKS TO DATA SECURITY PLATFORM

    Jan 22, 2019

    Varonis Systems announced version 7.0 of its Data Security Platform on Jan. 22, providing organizations with new capabilities to detect and respond to threats in the cloud and on-premises. The Varonis Data Security Platform 7.0 update adds new risk dashboards that can help to highlight potential iss...

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    THE CLOUDERA-HORTONWORKS $5.2BN MERGER ANALYSED: CHALLENGES, COMPETITION AND OPPORTUNITIES

    Jan 22, 2019

    When Cloudera and Hortonworks, two of the biggest big data behemoths, first announced they were coming together in a $5.2 billion blockbuster merger in October, the questions were almost infinite. Yet the most important two seemed to be: why now? And what does the future hold? Now, after the transac...

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    OPENFLOW-BASED FAUCET PROVIDES HIGH-SPEED SDN CONTROLLER

    Jan 22, 2019

    The open source Faucet project -- a high-speed controller for software-defined networking (SDN) implementations -- is getting some attention this week at the 2019 linux.conf.au event in New Zealand. The project has been in the works for years, and backer Brad Cowie will helm a presentation using Fau...

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    HYBRID MULTI-CLOUD COMPUTING INVESTMENT TRENDS AND CIO STRATEGIES

    Jan 21, 2019

    As more enterprise CIOs and CTOs embrace hybrid multi-cloud deployment strategies, business technology vendors and cloud service providers must continue to evolve their go-to-market approach - in recognition of the prevailing IT infrastructure investment trends. Vendor revenue from sales of IT infra...

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    ACCENTURE UPGRADES LINUX FOUNDATION MEMBERSHIP, EXPANDS ONAP WORK

    Jan 21, 2019

    Accenture upgraded its Linux Foundation membership to expand on its work with the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP). Accenture is building a comprehensive ONAP-as-a-service that it can bring to market. Accenture joined ONAP in 2017. ONAP’s platform provides real-time policy driven automa...

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    SECURITY VC FUNDING HIT RECORD $5.3 BILLION IN 2018

    Jan 21, 2019

    It’s official. Cybersecurity venture capital funding hit a record $5.3 billion in 2018, according to Strategic Cyber Ventures. This is 20 percent higher than the $4.4 billion companies raised in 2017 and 81 percent higher than in 2016. But, as the VC firm warns, “this rate of investment ...

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    DATERA PROVIDES SOFTWARE-DEFINED MISSING LINK FOR HPE STORAGE

    Jan 18, 2019

    The combination of Datera’s Data Services Platform and HPE’s well-established server hardware portfolio brings the software-defined trend to enterprise-class data storage. It’s clear that the customers-in-common of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and Datera have spoken: They wanted to s...

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    THE GLOBAL IOT IN ELEVATORS MARKET IS EXPECTED TO REACH US$ 50.76 BN BY 2026

    Jan 18, 2019

    According to a new market report titled IoT in Elevators Market -Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2018 – 2026, published by Transparency Market Research, the global IoT in elevators market is expected to reach US$ 50.76 Bn by 2026, expanding at a CAGR of 16.1...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=61506150

    TIA, IOT COMMUNITY GEAR UP FOR SMARTER BUILDINGS IN IOT, 5G ERA

    Jan 18, 2019

    The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) recently announced an agreement with the Internet of Things Community to work on accelerating the digital transformation of the IoT and further the development of smart buildings—and they have a lot of good reasons to collaborate. One might eve...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=61536153

    AWS UNVEILS NEW DATA BACKUP SERVICE

    Jan 17, 2019

    Amazon Web Services announced AWS Backup, a centralized service for customers to back up their data across both AWS’ public cloud as well as their on-premises data centers. The company said enterprises are having to deal with data located in multiple services such as databases, block storage, ...

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    VODAFONE, IBM LAUNCH $550 MILLION MULTI-CLOUD JOINT VENTURE

    Jan 17, 2019

    Vodafone Business and IBM teamed up to launch a $550 million multi-cloud venture to provide European companies with technologies that integrate and manage multiple clouds. Initially, the new organization will provide optimization and management services for Vodafone’s existing cloud offerings....

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    TIA AND IOT COMMUNITY ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO ACCELERATE SMART BUILDINGS AND THE INTERNET OF THINGS

    Jan 17, 2019

    The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, and the Internet of Things Community® (IoT Community®), the world’s largest and longest-standing global independent IoT Communit...

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    AWS BUYS TSO LOGIC TO HELP CUSTOMERS DECIDE WHERE TO BEST RUN WORKLOADS

    Jan 16, 2019

    Aaron Rallo, CEO of TSO Logic, announced that his company has been acquired by Amazon Web Services (AWS). The deal was sealed in late December. The parties involved aren’t revealing the purchase price. Vancouver-based TSO Logic was founded in 2013. Its cloud software is designed to “find...

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    WALGREENS SELECTS MICROSOFT AS STRATEGIC CLOUD PROVIDER IN SEVEN YEAR DEAL

    Jan 16, 2019

    Pharmaceutical giant Walgreens Boots Alliance is making Microsoft its strategic cloud provider, focusing on connecting Walgreens stores and health information systems with a sprinkling of artificial intelligence (AI) on top. The companies have signed a seven-year agreement with various strands. On t...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=61396139

    CITY OF DEL RIO HIT BY RANSOMWARE ATTACK

    Jan 15, 2019

    Another ransomware attack has made headlines with the city of Del Rio, Texas, announcing on January 10, 2019, that the servers at City Hall were disabled, according to a press release. “The first step in addressing the issue, was for the City’s M.I.S. (Management Information Services) De...

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    MORE DATA CENTRE M&A DEALS THAN EVER – AND EXPECT MORE CANNIBALISATION TO COME

    Jan 15, 2019

    The data centre market saw an uptick in terms of the number of M&A deals in 2018 – but the total value has dipped, according to the latest note from Synergy Research. The analyst firm found that while the number of acquisitions and transactions last year grew to 68, their value slipped to ...

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    ITERIS AND CISCO PARTNER TO DELIVER SMART CITY CONNECTED ROADWAY SOLUTIONS

    Jan 14, 2019

    Launching in Las Vegas, Initiative Seeks to Make Nation’s Roadways Safer and More Efficient. Strategic partnership will see integration of Iteris’ video detection platform with Cisco Kinetic’s advanced networking capabilities. Collaborative programs will focus on pedestrian safety ...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=61356135

    CLOUD SECURITY ALLIANCE: CLOUD ERP MAKING WAVES BUT CAUTION PERSISTS AROUND SECURITY

    Jan 14, 2019

    Once a major headache for organisations, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are now becoming easier to migrate to the cloud, according to a new study from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The findings, which appear in the research firm’s latest report, titled ‘The Impact of Clo...

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    BSIA PUBLISHES GUIDELINES TO REDUCE EXPOSURE TO DIGITAL SABOTAGE

    Jan 14, 2019

    The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a summary of current guidelines to minimize the exposure to digital sabotage of network connected equipment, software and systems used in electronic security. The 335 Cyber Secure It - Best Practice Guidelines for Connected Security Syst...

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    HOW IPSEC UDP HELPS SCALE AND SECURE SD-WAN FABRICS

    Jan 14, 2019

    IPsec is a critical element in building a scalable and secure SD-WAN fabric. The right IPsec is key to making it happen. Robert Sturt published an article title “SD-WAN vs. VPN: How do they compare?” While Robert tried to illustrate when and how to use SD-WAN vs. VPN, the objective of th...

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    SALESFORCE UPDATES COMMERCE CLOUD WITH AI-POWERED RECOMMENDATIONS

    Jan 14, 2019

    Looking to make a splash at the big National Retail Federation conference in New York City on Jan. 14, Salesforce previewed a major update to its Commerce Cloud platform set for general availability in the first half of this year. A beta version of the service is now available. The Salesforce Commer...

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    TELEFÓNICA VALIDATES WIND RIVER’S CLOUD PLATFORM FOR ITS UNICA PROJECT

    Jan 14, 2019

    Telecom giant Telefónica validated Wind River’s Titanium Cloud platform as a virtualized infrastructure manager (VIM) for NFV workloads within the operator’s Unica virtualization project. That validation included the ability to work within a multi-VIM environment. The testing incl...

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    CYNERIO GETS $7M FOR HEALTHCARE INTERNET OF THINGS SECURITY PRODUCT

    Jan 14, 2019

    Cynerio, a startup providing cybersecurity for healthcare Internet of Things devices, has received an infusion of $7 million in its latest funding round. Investors in the most recent round are Accelmed, an investment firm focused on medical device companies and technologies, RDC, which invests in me...

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    RAPID7 RELEASES METASPLOIT 5.0

    Jan 11, 2019

    Rapid7 on Friday announced the release of Metasploit 5.0. The latest major version of the popular penetration testing framework introduces several new important features, improved performance, and its developers say it should be easier to use. According to Rapid7, Metasploit 5.0 brings significant c...

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    SIDE-CHANNEL ATTACK TARGETS WINDOWS, LINUX

    Jan 11, 2019

    A research team of experts from Graz University of Technology, Boston University, NetApp, CrowdStrike, and Intel has published findings on page cache attacks. Unlike Spectre and Meltdown, this attack is a first-of-its-type, hardware-agnostic, side-channel attack that can remotely target operating sy...

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    SAMSUNG, KDDI CARRY OUT TWO 5G DEMONSTRATIONS IN TOKYO

    Jan 11, 2019

    The two partners trialled the use of 5G technology to improve security on train platforms and deploy ultra-fast communications at schools. Samsung Electronics and Japanese telco KDDI have carried out two new 5G demonstrations, with the first involving the transmission of 4K ultra-high-definition sur...

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    ENTERPRISE CLOUD JOURNEYS IN 2019: PLAIN SAILING OR STORMS ON THE HORIZON?

    Jan 11, 2019

    A rising tide of regulatory, governance and security concerns, a paucity of talent experienced in large-scale transformation, and boardroom concerns over the real business impact can make cloud migration feel like a journey towards shark-infested waters. Despite these challenges, 2019 will be the ye...

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    EQUINIX CEO: INTERCONNECTION BIZ BOOMING, EDGE REMAINS ‘REAL, STRATEGIC QUESTION’

    Jan 10, 2019

    Equinix’s software-defined interconnection platform now has some 13,000 virtual connections, according to Equinix CEO Charles Meyers. Meyers, who gave a keynote at the Citi 2019 Global TMT West Conference in Las Vegas on Tuesday, said the company’s interconnection business is booming. &l...

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    ACCENTURE, KPN DEMONSTRATE 5G-BASED INDUSTRIAL APPS IN THE NETHERLANDS

    Jan 10, 2019

    The partners are demonstrating several use cases in a 5G lab in the Rotterdam Harbour area. Accenture said it is currently working with Dutch telecommunications company KP and other partners in the KPN-led Industrial 5G Field Lab Initiative, located at the Shell Pernis Refinery in the Rotterdam Harb...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=61216121

    CLOUDENDURE CONFIRMS ACQUISITION BY AMAZON WEB SERVICES

    Jan 10, 2019

    It’s official: Amazon Web Services (AWS) has acquired Israeli cloud disaster recovery and backup specialists CloudEndure. The news had been rumoured over the past few days, yet a short announcement from CloudEndure this morning confirmed the news. The company said no more other than that the a...

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    BLOOMBERG CHOSE APSTRA’S NETWORK MONITORING FOR ITS LONDON BROADCAST FACILITY

    Jan 10, 2019

    Apstra’s intent-based data center automation technology is being used by Bloomberg Television at its new broadcast facility in London. This seems kind of unusual given that Apstra’s software is primarily used in data centers. But Apstra CEO Mansour Karam said in an email to SDxCentral th...

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    THE IOT LONG GAME; THE NEXT TEN YEARS OF MARKET DEVELOPMENT

    Jan 10, 2019

    Mobile Experts releases a complete look at the Cellular IoT market through 2029. Over the past four years, Mobile Experts has investigated eight individual vertical markets for Cellular IoT and they have now released a new report offering a complete picture of the market over the next ten years. &ld...

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    YOSMART IOT APPS FOR SMART BUILDINGS TO LEVERAGE SEMTECH LORA

    Jan 10, 2019

    Semtech Corporation, a supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, recently announced that YoSmart, a high-tech enterprise company focused on smart home and life products, is integrating Semtech’s LoRa devices and wireless radio frequency technology into its new...

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    SEMI, IMEC TO DRIVE INDUSTRY ROADMAP FOR HEALTHCARE, TRANSPORTATION AND IOT

    Jan 10, 2019

    SEMI and imec reportedly are joining forces to drive innovation and deepen industry alignment on technology roadmaps and international standards while adding technology depth to SEMI’s five vertical application platforms including Smart Transportation, Smart MedTech and Smart Data. Under a Mem...

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    TRIGGERMESH CLEARS SERVERLESS BRIDGE BETWEEN AWS LAMBDA, KNATIVE

    Jan 10, 2019

    TriggerMesh launched an open source project that stitches together Amazon Web Services’ Lambda serverless architecture with the Knative open source set of serverless components to bridge the portability gap between the two platforms. That gap between serverless platforms has been one of the ma...

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    CLOUD SECURITY ACQUISITIONS, ONELOGIN $100M FUNDING ROUND PREVIEW WHAT’S IN STORE

    Jan 10, 2019

    Cloud identity and access management startup OneLogin closed a $100 million Series D round, bringing its total funding to $175 million. It’s the latest in a flurry of cloud security funding and acquisition announcements in the opening days of 2019. San Francisco-based OneLogin, founded in 2009...

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    SEMTECH’S LORA TECHNOLOGY LEVERAGED IN YOSMART’S IOT APPLICATIONS FOR BUILDINGS

    Jan 09, 2019

    LoRa Technology’s proven ability to handle many sensors in a dense environment make it ideal for large smart building networks. Semtech Corporation announced that YoSmart, a high-tech enterprise company focused on smart home and life products, is integrating Semtech’s LoRa® devices a...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=60846084

    DOS VULNERABILITY FOUND IN SCAPY PACKET MANIPULATION TOOL

    Jan 09, 2019

    Scapy, the free and open source packet manipulation tool, is affected by a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability, Imperva revealed on Tuesday. Developed in Python, Scapy is a powerful tool that allows users to forge, decode, send, capture, store, and read packets. It can be used for network discover...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=60856085

    SAP RELEASES 'HOT NEWS' SECURITY NOTES ON FIRST PATCH DAY OF 2019

    Jan 09, 2019

    SAP released its first Security Patch Day for 2019 this week, which includes a total of 11 Security Notes, two of which are rated as Hot News. The most important of the Security Notes addresses vulnerabilities in SAP Cloud Connector. Tracked as CVE-2019-0246 and CVE-2019-0247, the bugs both have a C...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=60866086

    MICROSOFT KICKS OFF 2019 WITH MEDIUM PATCH LOAD

    Jan 09, 2019

    Microsoft started the new year yesterday by issuing fixes for a near half century of vulnerabilities, although only seven were rated critical. Many of these were remote code execution (RCE) bugs, with experts agreeing that CVE-2019-0547 should be top of the priority list. This RCE vulnerability in t...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=60876087

    GEMALTO HELPS SIMPLIFY AND SECURE IOT CONNECTIVITY TO THE AT&T NETWORK WITH ALL-IN-ONE ESIM AND IOT MODULE

    Jan 09, 2019

    Gemalto is helping simplify and secure IoT connectivity for AT&T customers by integrating its embedded SIM (eSIM) inside the Cinterion® LTE-M IoT module. The new solution streamlines development for OEMs and reduces the cost and complexity of IoT deployment by eliminating the need for SIM ca...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=60886088

    IBM UNVEILS LATEST SYSTEM IN ITS QUANTUM COMPUTING LINEUP

    Jan 09, 2019

    IBM said Jan. 9 that it has made a significant step forward in its quantum computing initiative with the development of the Q System One, a highly integrated, modular system the includes IBM-developed hardware, firmware and electronics that the company says is designed for both scientific and commer...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=60976097

    FIREEYE UPDATES SERVER EMAIL SECURITY PLATFORM FOR ADVANCED THREATS

    Jan 09, 2019

    FireEye is updating its on-premises security capabilities with the launch of the FireEye Email Security - Server Edition 8.2 release on Jan. 9. The FireEye Email Security - Server Edition 8.2 provides organizations with new capabilities to detect advanced email threats, including executive impersona...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=60816081

    RUSH SYSTEM LAUNCHES FIRST 5G WIRELESS NETWORK IN US HOSPITAL

    Jan 09, 2019

    Chicago-based Rush System for Health is teaming with AT&T to become the first US hospital to use a standards-based 5G wireless network in a healthcare environment, the health system announced Jan. 8. Using AT&T’s cloud-based IT service environment at the edge of the network, Rush will ...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=60826082

    WI-FI 6 WITH OFDMA OPENS A WORLD OF NEW WIRELESS POSSIBILITIES

    Jan 08, 2019

    Wi-Fi 6, also known as 802.11ax, is viewed by many to be game changing, as it’s the first major architectural change to the wireless LAN since its inception. Unlike other standards, which were just faster versions of the previous incarnation, Wi-Fi 6 is built from the ground up to support a wo...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=60836083

    IBM GROWS PATENT PORTFOLIO WITH CYBER-SECURITY INNOVATIONS

    Jan 08, 2019

    IBM announced on Jan. 8 that it was awarded 9,100 patents in 2018, once again topping the list for the most U.S. patents granted in a given year. A core component of IBM's patent haul in 2018 was in cyber-security innovation, with more than 1,400 granted patents. Among the security patents grant...

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    INTEL, FACEBOOK DEVELOP NEW AI CHIPS

    Jan 08, 2019

    Intel unveiled 10-nanometer (nm) chips for data center servers and 5G wireless access base stations and said it’s teaming up with Facebook on new artificial intelligence (AI) chips at a CES 2019 news conference on Monday. The chip giant said Facebook is one of its development partners on the n...

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    GITHUB ROLLS OUT FIRST MAJOR UPDATE POST-MICROSOFT ACQUISITION

    Jan 08, 2019

    GitHub rolled out its first major updates following Microsoft’s $7.5 billion acquisition of the development platform. The updates provide more flexibility for smaller developer teams and larger organizations. For smaller teams, the GitHub Free platform now includes unlimited private repositori...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=60656065

    SPRINT CURIOSITY™ IOT HELPS SMART MOBILE MACHINES GET SMARTER USING MAPBOX PRECISION MAPPING

    Jan 08, 2019

    Advanced AI, Robotics and Autonomous Vehicle Services on Sprint’s dedicated IoT network will adapt to the real world using highly accurate, detailed and constantly refreshed maps. Sprint and Mapbox are launching precision mapping technology with Curiosity™ IoT, allowing automated service...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=60666066

    MICROSOFT PATCHES CRITICAL FLAWS IN EDGE, HYPER-V, DHCP

    Jan 08, 2019

    Microsoft has fixed nearly 50 vulnerabilities with its Patch Tuesday updates for January 2019, including some critical flaws affecting Edge, Hyper-V and DHCP. None of the vulnerabilities patched this month appear to have been exploited, but one of them has been publicly disclosed. The publicly discl...

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    SOPHOS ACQUIRES AVID SECURE, EXPANDS CLOUD SECURITY

    Jan 08, 2019

    Network and endpoint security company, Sophos, announced today that it has acquired Avid Secure, a cloud infrastructure security company that uses artificial intelligence to deliver cloud security analytics, according to a press release. No further details about the acquisition have been released, t...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=60686068

    COINBASE DISABLES ETC AFTER DOUBLE SPEND ATTACKS

    Jan 08, 2019

    A leading cryptocurrency exchange has been forced to halt trading of Ethereum Classic (ETC) after spotting double spend attacks amounting to over $1m. San Francisco-based Coinbase first detected the suspicious activity on January 5, noting a “deep chain reorganization of the Ethereum Classic b...

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    ASIATELCO AND SEQUANS BRING NEW LTE-M VEHICLE TRACKERS TO MARKET

    Jan 08, 2019

    Sequans Communications and Asiatelco, Shanghai-based maker of wireless devices for carriers worldwide, announced that four new IoT trackers based on Sequans and Asiatelco technology are launching on LTE-M networks in the USA, with other regions to follow. The announcement comes one year after Sequan...

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    MICRON, QUALCOMM DEVELOPING NEW-GEN IT CONTROLS FOR CARS

    Jan 08, 2019

    Memory chip maker Micron Technology revealed Jan. 8 at the Consumer Electronics Show 2019 that it is working with Qualcomm Technologies to develop highly advanced chipsets for next-generation in-vehicle computing systems. Automotive cockpit compute systems combine traditional multimedia and navigati...

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    PROTEGO LABS BOOSTS SERVERLESS SECURITY WITH OPEN-SOURCE PROJECT

    Jan 07, 2019

    Serverless computing offers new opportunities for cloud efficiency, but it also comes with new risks that Protego Labs is looking to help enterprises better understand. While serverless technology is becoming increasingly widely used, there has been a lack of understanding when it comes to serverles...

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    BOUYGUES TELECOM SIGNALS 5G PROGRESS AS FRANCE GETS ITS DUCKS IN LINE

    Jan 07, 2019

    Bouygues Telecom was the first off the 5G blocks in France in 2019, with the announcement just days into the new year that it successfully made a 5G call in the city of Lyon, using equipment from Ericsson and Qualcomm Technology. Bouygues Telecom said the call took place in “real conditions&rd...

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    RADWARE SNAPS UP SHIELDSQUARE FOR NEW BOT MANAGEMENT PRODUCT LINE

    Jan 07, 2019

    ShieldSquare, founded in 2014, is a security firm that specializes in bot management. It delivers an API-based service that can detect and eliminate “bad bots” from websites, mobile applications, and APIs. The technology detects bots and relies on a cloud engine to classify visitor activ...

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    AIRTIES BOASTS COLLABORATION WITH BROADCOM ON WI-FI 6

    Jan 07, 2019

    AirTies is headed to CES 2019 to tout a strategic collaboration with Broadcom designed to make it easier for operators that adopt Broadcom’s Wi-Fi 6 chipsets to get access to AirTies’ software and in-home Wi-Fi management. Last month, AirTies announced that its Smart Wi-Fi software will ...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=60486048

    VIDEO COLLECTION TEACHES CLOUD, VIRTUALIZED NETWORKS, DEVOPS

    Jan 07, 2019

    Video learners wanting to get a leg up on transformative changes in the cloud/networking industry in the new year may care to avail themselves of a new university-curated collection of instructional videos. The videos were announced today by the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University, ...

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    POLYMER LOGISTICS AND SEQUANS COLLABORATE ON LTE-M SMART IOT TRACKER FOR PALLET TRACKING

    Jan 07, 2019

    Sequans Communications and Polymer Logistics, a global leading provider of “One-Touch / Retail Ready” Packaging (RRP) and pooling services solutions to retailers worldwide, announced the availability of the Polymer Logistics Smart IoT Tracker, now approved for use on the LTE-M network of...

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    NEW YORK CITY INVESTS $52M IN HEALTHCARE INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES

    Jan 07, 2019

    New York City is investing $52 million to upgrade healthcare infrastructure at the NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan hospital in East Harlem. Of that investment, close to half will go to upgrading the emergency power system, which is critical to ensure the facility’s IT networks, computers, ...

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    GOOGLE CLOUD ACQUIRES DORA TO BOLSTER DEVOPS EXPERTISE

    Jan 07, 2019

    Google has added a little app expertise to its skillset with the acquisition of DORA (DevOps Research and Assessment). The move will aim for the research firm to help ‘continue to create delightful experiences for developers and operators’, in the company’s own words. DORA said the...

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    MANAGED HEALTHCARE PROVIDER HUMANA DISCLOSES DATA BREACH

    Jan 07, 2019

    Healthcare management provider Humana recently revealed that hackers accessed information of individuals who had applied for a Humana health insurance policy via Bankers Life. With millions of customers in the United States, the Louisville, Kentucky-based for-profit health insurance company ranked 5...

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    T-MOBILE US MEASURES 5G AWARENESS WITH NEW CONSUMER INDEX

    Jan 04, 2019

    As it sits around waiting for regulatory approval to close on its $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint, T-Mobile US seems to have come up with a fine idea to fill the time: find out what American citizens really think about 5G by launching a new quarterly study on the new technology and its wider...

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    VULNERABILITY IN SKYPE FOR ANDROID EXPOSES USER DATA

    Jan 04, 2019

    A vulnerability in Skype for Android allows an unauthenticated attacker to view photos and contacts, and even open links in the browser, a security researcher has discovered. Found by Florian Kunushevci, a 19-year-old researcher from Kosovo, the vulnerability requires for the attacker to have physic...

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    US CLOUD HOSTER RECEIVES CHRISTMAS RANSOMWARE 'GIFT'

    Jan 04, 2019

    A US cloud services provider has been struggling to shake off a ransomware attack that forced it to shut its network and hire extra help on Christmas Day. There’s no information about the incident on the website of California-based Data Resolution, which apparently serves tens of thousands of ...

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    PRECISION MEDICINE REQUIRES DATA STORAGE, INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES

    Jan 04, 2019

    Precision medicine will require significant investments in data storage, infrastructure, and security systems in the coming years to achieve its full potential, a recent report by the California Precision Medicine Advisory Committee concluded. Data storage and infrastructure must keep pace with the ...

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    PHOENIX TOWER ACQUIRES SYSCOM FOR US SMALL CELL DEPLOYMENTS

    Jan 04, 2019

    Phoenix Tower International is boosting its U.S. presence and small cell site portfolio with the acquisition of Syscom Telecom, a small cell deployment specialist. Phoenix Tower said that the purchase gives it 80,000 marketable small cell sites in the U.S. Financial terms of the deal were not disclo...

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    NSA TO RELEASE GHIDRA REVERSE ENGINEERING TOOL

    Jan 04, 2019

    The US National Security Agency has decided to open source its Ghidra reverse engineering framework for free, a year after the existence of the toolkit was leaked to the world. Ghidra will be demonstrated and released at the annual RSA Conference starting March 4 in San Francisco. The toolkit is Jav...

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    WHEN IOT TRACK & TRACE LEAVES THE INTERNET BEHIND (TEMPORARILY)

    Jan 04, 2019

    For many wireless networks putting an IP address out at the device is overkill. The goal should be connectivity as an endpoint, and not necessarily to provide an IP addressable end point. GeoTraq working with Sequans (NYSE:SQNS) have “wrapped into one simple, all-inclusive, IoT solution&hellip...

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    MILLIONS OF TOWER OF SALEM GAMERS HIT BY BREACH

    Jan 04, 2019

    Over 7.5 million players of online game Tower of Salem have been affected by a data breach at developer BlankMediaGames (BMG) over the Christmas holidays. Hacked database search engine provider DeHashed explained in a blog post on Tuesday that it was approached by email last week by someone with a f...

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    NEUSTAR BOLSTERS FRAUD DETECTION CAPABILITIES WITH TRUSTID

    Jan 04, 2019

    Neustar is improving its security capabilities with the addition of technology gained via the acquisition of caller authentication and fraud prevention vendor Trustid. Fraud can take many different forms, including caller fraud where unauthorized individuals attempt transactions or information retri...

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    MULTIPLE VULNERABILITIES PATCHED IN CLEANMYMAC UTILITY

    Jan 03, 2019

    Recently addressed vulnerabilities in the popular macOS cleanup application CleanMyMac X could allow attackers to modify the file system as root, Cisco Talos security researchers reveal. Created by MacPaw, CleanMyMac X allows users to scan their macOS machines for unused or unnecessary files and del...

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    IDC FORECASTS WORLDWIDE SPENDING ON THE INTERNET OF THINGS TO REACH $745 BILLION IN 2019

    Jan 03, 2019

    Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is forecast to reach $745 billion in 2019, an increase of 15.4% over the $646 billion spent in 2018, according to a new update to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide. IDC expects worldwide ...

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    KWIKBIT TAPS 60 GHZ TO DELIVER GIGABIT WIRELESS ON DEMAND

    Jan 03, 2019

    Emerging from stealth mode, Kwikbit is planning two major product launches in the first half of 2019 bringing to market a unique blend of disruptive technology to deliver gigabit wireless to flexibly meet the needs of operators, enterprises and industries using innovative new business models. Silico...

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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PROJECTS WILL CONTINUE TO DISRUPT THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IN 2019, SAYS ASPECT SOFTWARE

    Jan 03, 2019

    Over the last few years, digital transformation has been one of the biggest buzzwords in business and with organisations understanding the benefits that technologies such as AI, IoT and big-data analytics can bring, projects have been executed, bringing improved efficiencies, cost reductions and imp...

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    FORTUNE 1000 TO ‘URGENTLY’ INVEST IN BIG DATA, AI IN 2019 IN FEAR OF DIGITAL RIVALS

    Jan 03, 2019

    The world's largest and most successful companies are pouring investment into Big Data, analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI), but fear -- rather than the opportunity to profitably leverage data -- is the driving factor. According to strategic advisors NewVantage Partners, the "fear o...

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    CLOUDERA & HORTONWORKS CLOSE MERGER, AIM TO BUILD CLOUD ANALYTICS MUSCLE

    Jan 03, 2019

    Enterprise data analytics provider Cloudera has completed its merger with competitor Hortonworks, the company said Thursday. The new Cloudera will focus on delivering analytics from any cloud, from the edge to core, using artificial intelligence and 100% open source. The two companies announced thei...

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    PREDICTIONS 2019: SECURITY THREATS WILL ONLY GET NASTIER

    Jan 03, 2019

    Hardly a week went by in 2018 without news of a major data leak or security breach. Ransomware and phishing were invasive, state-run hackers were working around the clock, passwords were leaking, new sophisticated malware attacks were spreading, data was breached and governments around the world onc...

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    WEBSITE OF DUBLIN TRAM SERVICE, LUAS, HACKED

    Jan 03, 2019

    Dublin-based tram service provider, Luas, confirmed through social media that its website was hacked Thursday morning. After a malicious message demanding a payment of one Bitcoin was posted to the site, the company issued a tweet asking users to refrain from clicking on the website. It appears as t...

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    HUAWEI EXPECTS 2018 REVENUES TO EXPAND BY 21% YEAR-ON-YEAR

    Jan 03, 2019

    The Chinese vendor said it will focus on creating a more resilient business structure to face challenges around the world. Chinese vendor Huawei expects to record revenues of $108.5 billion in 2018, which would represent an increase of 21% compared to the previous year, the company said in a stateme...

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    NEW PROTOCOL AUTHENTICATES USB TYPE-C CHARGERS, DEVICES

    Jan 03, 2019

    The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) on Wednesday announced the launch of the USB Type-C Authentication Program, which aims to protect host systems against non-compliant chargers and potentially malicious devices. The USB Type-C Authentication specification, unveiled by the USB-IF and the USB 3.0 Pro...

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    EU LOOKS TO REDUCE EXPOSURE TO CHINESE 5G RISK: REPORT

    Jan 02, 2019

    The European Union is hoping to lead a more coordinated response to security concerns over Chinese 5G equipment makers, it has emerged. Brussels wants to ensure it doesn’t end up with a situation where member states have unwittingly allowed Chinese kit to dominate across the region, according ...

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    SECURITY CONCERNS PROMPT CLOSING OF DIVIDEND APPLICATIONS

    Jan 02, 2019

    Alaska revenue officials shut down online applications for annual oil wealth checks after personal information of other users popped up on applicants' computer screens. The private information from other applicants included names, addresses and Social Security numbers. The Alaska Department of R...

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    HOW ENTERPRISES CAN AVOID THE RYUK RANSOMWARE WITH RIGHT STRATEGY

    Jan 02, 2019

    The attacks using the Ryuk ransomware, apparently from North Korea, require the best of best practices, and that means understanding why they take place and how to prepare. If you’re attacked by someone using Ryuk, it’s going to be very expensive. During the holiday period between Christ...

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    ATTRIBUTION UNKNOWN IN TRIBUNE PUBLISHING ATTACK

    Jan 02, 2019

    The malware attack that disrupted the printing operations of the Chicago Tribune and other Tribune Publishing newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, remains under investigation with no clear evidence that points to a source responsible for the attack, according to the Chicago Tribune. “S...

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    3M’S M*MODAL ACQUISITION SET TO CAPITALIZE ON HEALTHCARE CLOUD GROWTH

    Jan 02, 2019

    Healthcare cloud computing is expected to continue its strong growth in 2019, as organization move more sensitive data to the cloud. To capitalize on this growth, 3M recently announced plans to acquire M*Modal’s cloud-based clinical documentation unit for around $1 billion. The companies expec...

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    VODAFONE, ORANGE TO WORK WITH HUAWEI, ZTE IN SPANISH 5G TRIALS

    Jan 02, 2019

    Orange Spain confirmed plans to work with Huawei in trials in Andalucia, while a 5G trial in Valencia will be carried out in partnership with ZTE. Spanish telecom operators Vodafone and Orange are planning to work with Chinese vendors Huawei and ZTE on pilot 5G projects, Spanish press reported. Appl...

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    FORTINET SECURITY-FIRST APPROACH TO SD-WAN CONTINUES TO GAIN MOMENTUM

    Jan 02, 2019

    Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced recent customer, partner and market momentum, as well as independent testing results, of its FortiGate Secure SD-WAN solution. Rajesh Maurya, Regional Vice President, India and SAARC at Fortinet says &ldq...

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    REPORT REVEALS NEW AND EXISTING THREATS TO CLOUD SECURITY

    Jan 02, 2019

    The benefits for enterprises moving to the cloud are clear: greater flexibility, agility, scalability and cost savings. However, adopting public cloud infrastructure can also magnify security risks and compliance challenges, reveals  the latest report from Palo Alto Networks Unit 42, “Clo...

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    HOW SECURITY OPERATIONS CENTERS ARE ADAPTING TO THE CLOUD ERA

    Jan 02, 2019

    Moving data and processes to the cloud presents challenges for enterprise SOCs. Here's how the industry and business are finding new ways to collect, monitor and analyze cloud-based security data. As more and more critical business functions depart the on-premises environment for the cloud, secu...

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    WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE DEVELOPING AN API SECURITY STRATEGY

    Dec 31, 2018

    Recent incidents at Salesforce, Facebook, Google+—not to mention the Equifax breach and the Cambridge Analytica scandal that plagued Facebook—point directly to the unsettling reality that API security is often an afterthought for enterprises. Such incidents serve as a major wake-up call ...

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    SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE COMPANY SELECTS ZAYO FOR COLOCATION

    Dec 31, 2018

    A global Software as a Service (SaaS) company has selected Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. for data centre colocation. Zayo will provide expanded colocation space in a Midwestern data centre. The solution doubles the customer’s data centre footprint with Zayo. The agreement will also enable the cust...

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    PREDICTIONS 2019: WHAT WE CAN EXPECT FOR 5G THIS YEAR

    Dec 31, 2018

    It only seems as though 5G has been with us for a lot of years. This is because so many IT folks have been talking about it for that long and planning for how to use it once it becomes available on a widespread basis--which should be in 2019 and 2020. Trouble is, 4G is the best anybody can do right ...

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    HOW TO TACKLE LOGISTICS AND CARGO SECURITY ISSUES WITH IOT AND TELEMATICS SYSTEMS

    Dec 28, 2018

    The textile industry has come a long way from the rudimentary methods once used to manufacture and transport their goods. Today, they employ the services of advanced systems based on IoT and telematics to improve manufacturing processes and deliver orders punctually, while informing customers about ...

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    RANSOMWARE SUSPECTED IN CYBERATTACK THAT CRIPPLED MAJOR US NEWSPAPERS

    Dec 28, 2018

    The Ryuk ransomware strain is the primary suspect in a cyberattack that caused printing and delivery disruptions for several major US newspapers over the weekend. The attack reportedly affected printing centers operated by Tribune Publishing and former Tribune Publishing property, the Los Angeles Ti...

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    THE FUTURE OF IOT CONNECTIVITY

    Dec 27, 2018

    The Internet of Things (IoT) landscape has expanded rapidly over the past ten years, with a staggering 20 billion connected devices expected to be deployed by 2020. The potential applications for IoT sensors and devices span a vast number of industries, with IoT technologies expediting the growth of...

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    THE TOP ACQUISITIONS OF 2018 IN SDXCENTRAL’S WORLD

    Dec 26, 2018

    Mergers and acquisitions were aplenty in 2018. In addition to the usual buying and selling, companies also began to snap up open source players like GitHub, Heptio, and Red Hat. First announced in June, Microsoft completed the $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub in October. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadell...

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    NORTH AMERICA TO DOMINATE 5G CONNECTIONS IN 2019

    Dec 26, 2018

    North American telecommunication operators will account for nearly half of worldwide 5G connections by the end of next year, according to industry trade group 5G Americas. Using insight from analyst firm Ovum, 5G Americas predicts that there will be 336,000 5G connections in North America by the end...

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    MICROSOFT'S 2018, PART 1: OPEN SOURCE, WOBBLY WINDOWS AND EVERYONE'S GOING TO THE CLOUD

    Dec 25, 2018

    It seems a lifetime (or two Windows 10 releases) ago, but 2018 started with Microsoft, and other software vendors, staring down the twin barrels of Spectre and Meltdown. Flaws in Intel's silicon meant that Microsoft had to scramble to mitigate the vulnerability at the operating system level (hav...

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    CLOUD COMPUTING: FIVE KEY BUSINESS TRENDS TO LOOK OUT FOR

    Dec 24, 2018

    Cloud computing established itself in 2018 as an essential platform for many businesses looking to build innovative services. However, there's still progress to be made before the operating systems on the cloud can truly be seen as a business-as-normal activity. Will we get to that point in 2019...

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    RACKSPACE CTO: FIVE PREDICTIONS FOR THE CLOUD IN 2019

    Dec 23, 2018

    While we’ve moved long past cloud being the hot industry buzzword, in the last 12 months we’ve seen a significant maturity curve among many of our European customers. In fact, research that we commissioned from Forrester this year found that cloud advancements are driving most businesses...

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    CHROME OS TO BLOCK USB ACCESS WHILE THE SCREEN IS LOCKED

    Dec 23, 2018

    Google will add a new security feature to Chrome OS, the company's web-based operating system that powers its Chromebooks devices. The new feature, named USBGuard, will block access to the USB port access while the device's screen is locked. According to a Chrome OS source code commit spotte...

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    COMPOSABLE INFRASTRUCTURE PLAYERS TO WATCH IN 2019

    Dec 21, 2018

    The appeal of composable infrastructure is obvious: it promises to make data center resources as scalable and readily available as cloud services. The technology delivers fluid pools of networking, storage, and compute resources that can be composed and recomposed as needed. This on-the-fly capacity...

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    CYNERGISTEK, PROTENUS TEAM UP FOR CYBERSECURITY ANALYTICS

    Dec 21, 2018

    CynergisTek is partnering with Protenus, developer of analytics for patient privacy monitoring. Together, the companies hope that Protenus' AI-powered analytics platform along with CynergisTek's Patient Privacy Monitoring Service will help health systems get a better handle on their protecte...

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    HPE EXECUTIVE SAYS DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION TAKES IT AND CLINICAL TEAMS WORKING TOGETHER

    Dec 21, 2018

    Health systems must manage technical resources at the speed of healthcare, not the speed of technology, to pave the way to strategic digital health. In today’s world, almost everything computes thanks to constant connectivity, exponential increases in data, easy access to massive computational...

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    ORGANIZATIONS LOOK TO CLOUD FOR INFRASTRUCTURE WOES BUT NOT COST SAVINGS

    Dec 21, 2018

    About 44% of organizations move to the cloud to improve infrastructure and data resiliency measures, according to a INAP survey of 500 IT professionals with data center, server and cloud infrastructure responsibilities in the U.S. and Canada. Only 35% look to the cloud for cost savings. Companies op...

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    AT&T 5G: BEHIND THE SCENES IN TEXAS AS THE NEW MOBILE NETWORK GOES LIVE

    Dec 21, 2018

    AT&T has begun lighting up its 5G mobile network across the United States, with the carrier finally seeing the fruits of the research it kicked off over half a decade ago. The 5G network went live in mid-December in parts of Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Waco, Atlanta, Charlotte, Indianapolis, J...

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    APPLE SAYS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING 'CRITICAL AREA' AS IT PROMOTES AI CHIEF

    Dec 21, 2018

    Eight months after Apple hired John Giannandrea, Google's former search and artificial intelligence chief, the iPhone maker has named him head of all AI efforts in Cupertino. Giannandrea has been officially been appointed to Apple's executive team as senior vice president of machine learning...

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    AT&T TO BEGIN UPGRADING EXISTING LTE PHONES TO ‘5G E’

    Dec 21, 2018

    AT&T confirmed to FierceWireless that it will soon begin changing the “LTE” indicator on some of its current Android phones to “5G E” in markets where the company now offers 4x4 MIMO, 256 QAM and other advanced LTE network technologies. “If they have one of the late...

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    SEMTECH’S LORA TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATED IN LEMONBEAT’S UTILITY METERING SOLUTION

    Dec 21, 2018

    Market-ready meters offer dual radio communication for increased accuracy. Semtech Corporation announced that Lemonbeat, an Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider, has integated Semtech’s LoRa® devices and technology into its smart metering solutions for easier reading and collection o...

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    IBM KERNEL-BASED VULNERABILITY DISCOVERED

    Dec 21, 2018

    Researchers have discovered a kernel-based vulnerability in a driver bundled with IBM Trusteer Rapport for MacOS, according to a recently published advisory from Trustwave. If exploited, the vulnerability could elevate privileges on the local machine, allowing an attacker to subvert or disable Trust...

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    CARIBOU COFFEE CARD BREACH HITS 265 STORES

    Dec 21, 2018

    US chain Caribou Coffee announced a payment card data breach on Thursday, listing 265 outlets across 11 states that had been affected. It claimed to have identified unusual network activity on November 28, enlisting the help of Mandiant, which subsequently found evidence of unauthorized access to po...

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    TELIT ANNOUNCES LTE-M AND NB-IOT MODULES BASED ON NEW QUALCOMM 9205 LTE MODEM

    Dec 20, 2018

    Telit today announced that it will be among the world’s first providers of IoT modules based on the just announced Qualcomm 9205 LTE modem. The highly compact chipset will enable Telit to meet booming demand for ultra-small modules for applications such as wearable medical devices, fitness tra...

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    ORACLE’S PURCHASE OF TALARI MAKES IT THE FIRST MAJOR PUBLIC CLOUD PROVIDER TO OFFER SD-WAN

    Dec 20, 2018

    There’s a huge trend for SD-WAN providers to tie into public clouds. But Oracle is the first major public cloudprovider to offer SD-WAN, itself. It will be offering SD-WAN as part of its Oracle Communications’ business. In 2017 Oracle tried to create its own SD-WAN technology in house. I...

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    NEW SERVICE COULD HELP HOSPITALS WITH WIRELESS NETWORKING STRAIN

    Dec 20, 2018

    With all the connected devices in healthcare environment, wireless networking capacity has become a priority for IT teams in hospitals. One solution being proposed by the CBRS Alliance is to use shared spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band for in-building 4G LTE cellular service. Members of the alliance incl...

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    INDUSTRIAL, ENTERPRISE USERS TAPPING KOREA’S NEW 5G NETWORK

    Dec 20, 2018

    Although consumers in Korea won’t have  a 5G-compatible handset until Samsung releases one in the first-half of 2019, the recent 5G network activation is being tapped by industrial and enterprise-type users who are exploring a range of use cases. After following a shared infrastructure mo...

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    SPRINT SPENT $5 BILLION ON ITS NETWORK IN 2018

    Dec 20, 2018

    Sprint CTO John Saw, in a recent blog post, described 2018 as a “banner year” for the carrier, which is moving toward a merger with T-Mobile US pending further regulatory reviews, but still executing on its own network improvement plan. Sprint invested around $5 billion in its network th...

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    GSMA: MMWAVE SPECTRUM WILL ACCOUNT FOR 25% OF 5G’S VALUE

    Dec 20, 2018

    The use of millimeter wave spectrum for 5G will support an $565 billion increase in global gross domestic product by 2034 and $152 billion in tax revenue, accounting for 25% of the total value generated by 5G networks, according to a new GSMA report. While other reports have looked at the overall va...

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    MICROSOFT ISSUES EMERGENCY PATCH FOR IE FLAW

    Dec 20, 2018

    Microsoft has been forced to release an emergency patch for a critical remote code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE) being actively exploited in the wild. Clement Lecigne of Google’s Threat Analysis Group is credited with the discovery of the flaw (CVE-2018-8653), which apparen...

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    HOW TO BACKUP TO THE CLOUD WITH A WAN DATA ACCELERATION LAYER

    Dec 20, 2018

    Software-Defined WANs (SD-WANs) are, along with artificial intelligence, the talk of the town, but they have their limitations for fast cloud back-up and restore. However, before SD-WANs organisations had to cope with conventional wide area networks – just plain old WANs – with all appli...

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    SERVERS CAN BE BRICKED REMOTELY VIA BMC ATTACK

    Dec 20, 2018

    Hackers could remotely brick servers by launching firmware attacks that involve the Baseboard Management Controller (BMC), researchers at firmware security company Eclypsium have demonstrated. Firmware attacks can pose a serious threat as they allow attackers to gain persistent access and control ov...

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    NEW WAVE OF HMRC SCAM CALLS HITS UK

    Dec 20, 2018

    Security experts are warning of a new HMRC scam using a threatening automated message in a bid to trick taxpayers into paying a ‘fine.’ The scam calls appear designed to cash-in on the busy end-of-year period in the UK where taxpayers look to get their affairs in order before the self-as...

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    SOUTH KOREA DEVELOPS PLANS TO CREATE SMART FACTORIES USING 5G

    Dec 20, 2018

    The Korean government launched a 5G smart factory alliance with 19 companies and organizations. The South Korean government announced plans to work with information and communication technology companies to apply 5G technologies in advanced production lines to create smart factories, Korean news age...

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    PALO ALTO NETWORKS INTEGRATES REDLOCK AND VM-SERIES WITH AWS SECURITY HUB

    Dec 20, 2018

    Palo Alto Networks has announced the integration of RedLock and VM-Series for AWS  Security Hub, a new security service from Amazon Web Services, Inc. Palo Alto Networks helps organizations move their applications and data to AWS with inline, API-based and host-based protection technologies tha...

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    AUSTRALIAN TELCO TELSTRA SECURES EARLY ACCESS TO 5G SPECTRUM

    Dec 19, 2018

    The carrier said early access to 3.6 GHz frequencies allowed to activate 5G at sites in Melbourne and Sidney. Australian carrier Telstra announced it had been given early access to the 3.6 GHz spectrum it won at a 5G auction last week, enabling it to switch on 5G for the first time at sites in Melbo...

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    NOKIA AND PARTNERS BRINGING PRIVATE LTE TO PORTS, MINES AND AIRPORTS

    Dec 19, 2018

    Private LTE provider Ukkoverkot supporting wide range of industrial applications. Industrial operators in Finland are investing in private LTE networks to support internet of things implementations that are part of larger digital transformation strategies. With wins from mining, port operations and ...

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    SURVEY OF PRODUCT DEVELOPERS REVEALS INCREASING IMPORTANCE OF IOT IN BRINGING NEW TECHNOLOGIES TO MARKET

    Dec 19, 2018

    Partnerships help developers advance their innovations; security remains top challenge to IoT deployment. Internet of Things (IoT) and sensor technology experienced remarkable double-digit growth in 2018, yet security for IoT continues to be the greatest challenge for electronic product developers t...

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    THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET CONSORTIUM AND OPENFOG CONSORTIUM JOIN FORCES

    Dec 19, 2018

    The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC) and the OpenFog Consortium® (OpenFog) today announced that they have agreed in principle to combine the two largest and most influential international consortia in Industrial IoT, fog and edge computing. The move will bring OpenFog members into the I...

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    SENTIANCE BUYS BRANDNEWHEALTH TO STRENGTHEN DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT OFFERINGS FOR HEALTHCARE AND MOBILITY PROVIDERS

    Dec 19, 2018

    Sentiance, a motion intelligence company, has acquired BrandNewHealth, a fully scalable personalised digital coaching service that offers tailor-made programs for companies and organisations to provide workplace mobility, health promotion, population health improvement and chronic disease coaching. ...

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    INTERDIGITAL SOLVES MOBILE 5G PROBLEMS FAR IN ADVANCE OF STANDARDS

    Dec 19, 2018

    InterDigital is a 45-year-old company headquartered in Delaware that develops wireless technologies in conjunction with emerging standards. Currently, InterDigital is busy working on technologies for 5G. The company recently demonstrated a new framework to start and stop 5G services across regions. ...

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    CLICK2GOV BREACH PAYMENT CARDS SOLD ON DARK WEB

    Dec 19, 2018

    In August 2017, Click2Gov software, a payment technology widely used by local governments to process utility payments, was the victim of a breach in which Oceanside, California, was the first in a long line of compromised municipalities. Many of the payment cards stolen from the compromised records ...

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    IOT SECURITY STARTUP PHOSPHORUS BUILDS AGENTLESS ‘UPDATE-ALL’ BUTTON

    Dec 19, 2018

    Phosphorus Cybersecurity founder and CEO Chris Rouland, like many security company founders, got his start as a hacker before founding multi-million-dollar startups. His most recent venture tackles IoT security. And Rouland says it’s the first and only company to provide agentless patching and...

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    ORACLE INTRODUCES HYBRID CLOUD SOLUTION – FOR ITS OWN CLOUD

    Dec 19, 2018

    Combination of on-premises and cloud services works great if you are invested in Oracle’s cloud. I’m beginning to understand why Thomas Kurian left Oracle to try and right the foundering ship that is Google Cloud Platform. He reportedly butted heads with the boss (that would be Larry Ell...

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    AT&T LAUNCHES MOBILE '5G+', TEASES PLANS WITH 15 GB FOR $70/MONTH

    Dec 18, 2018

    AT&T said it turned on its mobile 5G network in parts of a dozen cities via connections to a portable hotspot and is offering service to “select businesses and consumers” for free for at least the first three months. “Next spring, customers will be able to get the Nighthawk for...

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    EMAIL SECURITY SYSTEMS MISS 17K THREATS

    Dec 18, 2018

    In its latest Email Security Risk Assessment (ESRA), Mimecast found that incumbent email security systems inaccurately deemed nearly 17,000 dangerous files “safe” this quarter. Email scams have been on the rise, which is partly what prompted Mimecast to dig into the efficacy of Office 36...

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    ATTACKERS CONNECT WITH MALWARE VIA MALICIOUS MEMES

    Dec 18, 2018

    A new type of malware has been found listening for commands from malicious memes posted on Twitter, according to new research from Trend Micro. Cyber-criminals are using the social site as an unwilling conduit in communicating with its mothership through the use of steganography, a tactic that hides...

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    BACKDOOR TARGETING MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT A "MASH-UP" OF MALWARE

    Dec 18, 2018

    A recently observed cyber-espionage toolkit that was used in targeted attacks against the Malaysian government in mid-2018 is made up of publicly available tools and leaked source code of backdoors, ESET says. The ‘mash-up’ toolkit was observed in June 2018, and it immediately piqued ESE...

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    OPEN-SOURCE CONTAINERS MOVE TOWARD HIGH-PERFORMANCE COMPUTING

    Dec 18, 2018

    Open-source containers are moving in a direction that many of us never anticipated. Long recognized as providing an effective way to package applications with all of their required components, some are also tackling one of the most challenging areas in the compute world today — high-performanc...

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    ERICSSON BANGS MICROWAVE DRUM FOR 5G BACKHAUL

    Dec 18, 2018

    Consumer demand for bandwidth, small-cell densification, and 5G rollout plans are widely seen as driving investment in fiber optical distribution networks (ODN) to support mobile backhaul, but equipment vendors such as Ericsson continue to trumpet the benefits of microwave-based transport as 5G netw...

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    CENTURYLINK COMBINES MANAGED PALO ALTO NETWORKS FIREWALLS, THREAT DETECTION, AND VISIBILITY

    Dec 18, 2018

    CenturyLink integrated a managed version of Palo Alto Networks’ next-gen firewalls with its existing Security Log Monitoring service. This gives the service provider another managed firewall brand in addition to Cisco and Fortinet. It also extends its network visibility and threat detection. &...

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    OPENFOG COMBINES FORCES WITH INDUSTRIAL INTERNET CONSORTIUM

    Dec 18, 2018

    With intentions to accelerate the adoption of the industrial internet of things, fog and edge computing, the OpenFog Consortium (OFC) and the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) are joining forces. The two organizations said they agreed in principle to combine their efforts and expect more details ...

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    TIM, NOKIA COMPLETE FULL 5G COVERAGE IN SAN MARINO

    Dec 18, 2018

    Italian carrier Telecom Italia (TIM), together with Nokia, says it has completed full coverage of the republic of San Marino with 5G technology. The coverage has now been increased to 99% of the territory via the installation of 8 macro sites with 3.5 GHz and 26 GHz antennas. All the sites are equip...

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    AT&T TO LAUNCH MOBILE 5G IN 12 CITIES ON FRIDAY

    Dec 18, 2018

    AT&T says its mobile 5G network is already live in 12 U.S. cities and that it will officially launch services on Friday. But there’s a catch: 5G won’t be available to just anyone in those cities, at least not at first. The operator will make its 5G “puck” hot spot device ...

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    PARALLEL WIRELESS SCORES OPEN RAN DEAL WITH CELLCOM

    Dec 17, 2018

    Parallel Wireless is touting its ability to serve all the “Gs,” announcing that it was selected by Cellcom to supply its Open RAN solution as part of Cellcom’s network expansion in the Midwest. In a statement to FierceWireless, Cellcom said it’s adding Parallel Wireless to it...

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    GE SPINS OFF ITS DIGITAL BUSINESS, INCLUDING PREDIX, INTO A SEPARATE COMPANY

    Dec 17, 2018

    GE plans to spin off its GE Digital business, including its Predix Internet of Things (IoT) platform, into a new, independent company owned by GE. The as-yet-unnamed company will start with $1.2 billion in annual software revenue from its existing customer base. GE also announced that GE Digital CEO...

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    AVANAN BOOSTS SAAS APPLICATION SECURITY WITH CLOUD-NATIVE APPROACH

    Dec 17, 2018

    Avanan expands its efforts to protect SaaS-based email and collaboration apps by building its own AI and user behavior analytics capabilities to help protect enterprises. Cloud security services startup Avanan announced on Dec. 17 that it has raised $25 million in a Series B round of funding that wi...

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    TWITTER DISCLOSES SUSPECTED STATE-SPONSORED ATTACK

    Dec 17, 2018

    Social networking site Twitter announced today another data leak that occurred on its platform, which the company said it is investigating as a suspected state-sponsored attack. In a support page published earlier today, Twitter said that it detected the attack on November 15 when it "observed ...

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    NEW MACHINE LEARNING ALGORITHM BREAKS TEXT CAPTCHAS EASIER THAN EVER

    Dec 17, 2018

    Academics from UK and China have developed a new machine learning algorithm that can break text-based CAPTCHA systems with less effort, faster, and with higher accuracy than all previous methods. This new algorithm -developed by scientists from Lancaster University (UK), Northwest University (China)...

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    NUTANIX XI IOT BRINGS INTELLIGENCE TO THE EDGE

    Dec 16, 2018

    Nutanix, Inc. has announced the general availability of Xi IoT, a new edge computing service offered as part of the company’s Xi Cloud Services. In 2017, 3 billion enterprise IoT edge devices generated up to 30 times more data (256 ZB) than the 30+ million nodes across public and private cloud...

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    NEW S$30 MILLION GRANT TO ENHANCE CYBERSECURITY CAPABILITIES IN FINANCIAL SECTOR

    Dec 16, 2018

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has launched a new S$30 million Cybersecurity Capabilities Grant to strengthen the cyber resilience of the financial sector in Singapore and help financial institutions develop local talent in cybersecurity. The Grant, funded under the Financial Sector Techn...

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    FIREFOX 64 BOOSTS TAB MANAGEMENT, DROPS RSS

    Dec 14, 2018

    In the latest milestone update of Mozilla Firefox, users of the open-source web browser have lost what was once a key feature. Firefox 64, which became generally available on Dec. 11, dropped direct integrated support for RSS feed preview and live bookmarks. RSS (Really Simple Syndication) is a capa...

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    END-TO-END, LIFECYCLE CYBER PROTECTION FOR INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS: A GUIDE

    Dec 14, 2018

    SCADA networks in any factory or critical infrastructure application require protection against increasingly sophisticated and well-funded cyber threats. As emerging security standards such as IEC 62443 help marshal the industry’s response, effective protection calls for an end-to-end, lifecyc...

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    AWS RE:INVENT 2018 ROUNDUP: PRODUCT REVIEWS, ANALYSIS, AND THE DEVOPS WILDCARD

    Dec 14, 2018

    Announced at the Global Partner Summit keynote, the AWS Marketplace for Containers is the next logical step in the Marketplace ecosystem. Vendors will now be able to offer container solutions for their products, just as they do with AWS EC2 AMIs. The big takeaway here is just how important container...

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    YOU'VE GOT 99 PROBLEMS WHEN IT COMES TO PUBLIC CLOUD COMPLIANCE – BUT CRYPTOJACKING MAY NOT BE ONE

    Dec 14, 2018

    If cloud is part of the conversation for organisational digital change, then cloud security will forever be not far behind. According to new research from Unit 42, compliance needs to be stepped up, yet cryptojacking may be on the decline. The company – the threat intelligence arm of Palo Alto...

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    EXTORTION EMAIL CAUSES WIDESPREAD PANIC ACROSS US

    Dec 14, 2018

    Law enforcement agencies across the country spent the better part of yesterday evening investigating a slew of bomb threats delivered by email to businesses and universities across the US and Canada. The hoax email warning that an explosive device was in the recipient’s place of work evoked fe...

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    IBM PROTECTS YOUR CLOUD CONTAINER DATA RUNNING UNDER KUBERNETES WITH ENCRYPTION

    Dec 14, 2018

    Protecting your stored data on the cloud is a concern, but it's easy enough with encryption. Thanks to SSL, it's simple to protect data in motion on the network. But protecting your data when it's being used on the cloud is not so simple. Enter IBM, which, in partnership with Fortanix, i...

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    GOOGLE KEYSTORE FEATURE LOOKS TO IMPROVE ANDROID PIE SECURITY

    Dec 14, 2018

    Google is boosting Android Key security for mobile apps with new Keystore features to improve the safety of devices running Android Pie. The Android Keystore provides application developers with cryptographic tools designed to secure user data and Android Pie is introducing new capabilities to Keyst...

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    GLOBAL HEALTHCARE IT MARKET TO INCREASE AT 8% CAGR TO 2022

    Dec 13, 2018

    Global healthcare IT market is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 8 percent, reaching $206 billion by 2022, according to a market report by Technavio. The growth will be fueled by the need for greater efficiency and reduced costs. Health IT plays a role in automating the treatment process from ...

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    CARRIERS’ WIRELESS SERVICE REVENUES PREDICTED TO EXPAND NEXT YEAR

    Dec 13, 2018

    The nation’s biggest wireless network operators have slowly but surely managed to reignite growth in their revenues from wireless services. And, according to a new Wall Street research report, that trend will expand next year. At the beginning of 2018, many of the nation’s wireless netwo...

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    ALEXA’S SECURITY PANEL CONTROLLER API LETS USERS CONTROL THEIR HOME SECURITY SYSTEM

    Dec 13, 2018

    Alexa is now the master of your home security system — but only if you want it to be, of course. Amazon today announced a new API for its handy voice assistant  — aptly named the Security Panel Controller API — which allows customers to control connected alarms, cameras, and m...

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    ALEXA RESEARCHERS’ AI TRAINING TECHNIQUE IMPROVES SPEECH RECOGNITION UP TO 15%

    Dec 13, 2018

    Thanks to a newly developed AI training method, Amazon’s Alexa assistant could become noticeably better at recognizing speech in new domains than it is currently. In a blog post published on the Alexa Blog this morning, Ankur Gandhe, a speech scientist in the Alexa Speech group, describes an a...

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    QUALCOMM MAKES IT OFFICIAL; NO MORE DATA CENTER CHIP

    Dec 13, 2018

    A layoff of 269 people in a company of 33,000 usually isn’t noteworthy, but given where the layoffs hit, it’s notable. Qualcomm has signaled the end of the road for Centriq, its ARM-based server processor, which never got out of the starting gate. U.S. companies have to notify their stat...

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    VERIZON HAS MIGRATED 80 APPS TO CLOUD NATIVE PLATFORMS

    Dec 13, 2018

    Verizon is running around 80 applications in production or near-production capacities on cloud native platforms like containers and Kubernetes as it sits near the halfway point on its 5-year journey in taking advantage of public cloud platforms. Nanda Kumar, a fellow systems engineer at Verizon, tol...

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    COMCAST IS WORKING ON A UCPE THAT RUNS MULTIPLE VNFS WITH ITS SD-WAN

    Dec 13, 2018

    Comcast Business debuted its managed SD-WAN service in 2017. The service provider selected Versa Networks SD-WAN technology and relies on a universal CPE (uCPE) approach to deliver the service to its customers. Going forward, Comcast is focusing on new opportunities to update its SD-WAN to meet cust...

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    APACHE MISCONFIG LEAKS DATA ON 120 MILLION BRAZILIANS

    Dec 13, 2018

    The identity numbers of 120 million Brazilians have been found publicly exposed on the internet after yet another IT misconfiguration. The data relates to Cadastro de Pessoas Físicas (CPFs): ID numbers issued by Brazil’s central bank to all citizens and tax-paying residents. The size of...

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    KUBERNETES SECURITY FIRM TIGERA RAISES $30 MILLION

    Dec 13, 2018

    Tigera, a San Francisco-based company that provides security and compliance solutions for Kubernetes platforms, announced on Wednesday that it raised $30 million in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors Madrona, NEA and Wi...

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    GITLAB LAUNCHES PUBLIC BUG BOUNTY PROGRAM

    Dec 13, 2018

    Open source Git repository management system GitLab this week announced the launch of a public bug bounty program with rewards of up to $12,000 for critical vulnerabilities found in its products and services. GitLab aims to make software development easier and more efficient by providing an open sou...

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    IBM AND NVIDIA ANNOUNCE TURNKEY AI SYSTEM

    Dec 13, 2018

    IBM and Nvidia further enhanced their hardware relationship with the announcement of a new turnkey AI solution that combines IBM Spectrum Scale scale-out file storage with Nvidia’s GPU-based AI server. The name is a mouthful: IBM SpectrumAI with Nvidia DGX. It combines Spectrum Scale, a high p...

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    KT OFFICIALLY LAUNCHES 5G SERVICES IN KOREA

    Dec 13, 2018

    The Korean telco said the initial 5G service will be offered by an AI-equipped robot. Korean telco KT said it has officially launched its 5G network commercial service, through an AI-equipped robot named Lota. The robot will guide visitors through the Seoul Sky Observatory, which sits on top of Lott...

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    SHAMOON 3 TARGETS ENERGY SECTOR IN MIDDLE EAST

    Dec 13, 2018

    Italian oil and gas services company Saipem has confirmed that its systems were hit recently by a new variant of the notorious Shamoon malware. Shamoon may have also been used in attacks aimed at other energy sector organizations operating in the Middle East. Saipem reported on Monday that some of i...

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    ELASTIFILE MANAGED SERVICE PROVIDES SCALABLE FILE STORAGE FOR GOOGLE CLOUD

    Dec 12, 2018

    Elastifile Cloud File Service’s job is to make it easy to deploy, manage and scale enterprise file storage in the public cloud. This is always a nontrivial process—ask any storage administrator. Anytime a small company hooks up with a much larger one to serve as an usher into a market, w...

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    AIRLINES BRACING FOR EXPONENTIAL GROWTH: HOW THE CLOUD WILL BE CRITICAL FOR SUCCESS

    Dec 12, 2018

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) highlighted that by the end of 2018, global air traffic passenger demand is projected to grow 7% year over year. IATA also forecasts passenger numbers will continue increasing, with an expected 8.2 billion people traveling by 2037, more than doublin...

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    MACHINEMETRICS RAISES $11.3M TO HELP ASSIST MANUFACTURERS WITH ANALYTICS INITIATIVES

    Dec 12, 2018

    Industrial IoT analytics and machine monitoring platform MachineMetrics has raised $11.3 million in a recently held series A financing round that was led by Tola Capital. MachineMetrics’ system is designed in such a manner that its customers can install it by themselves without requiring costl...

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    VERIZON, RELIANCE JIO, TIM JOIN THE O-RAN ALLIANCE

    Dec 12, 2018

    Verizon, TIM, and Reliance Jio joined the O-RAN Alliance board. The O-RAN Alliance, which stands for Open RAN, formed in February when the xRAN Forum said it would merge with the C-RAN Alliance. The two groups had been conducting complimentary work and decided to combine forces, though the merger wa...

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    GSMA HIGHLIGHTS POTENTIAL $565B GDP BOOST FROM THE ‘RIGHT’ 5G SPECTRUM

    Dec 12, 2018

    The GSMA has called on governments worldwide to support the identification of “sufficient” millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum for the mobile industry at the next ITU World Radiocommunication Conference in 2019 (WRC-19). The association is clearly lining up its ducks ahead of the conferenc...

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    NAPATECH AND INTEL PARTNER ON FPGA TECHNOLOGY FOR STANDARD SERVERS

    Dec 12, 2018

    The big hyperscalers use field programmable gate array (FPGA) technology on standard servers in their data centers. But there’s a trend for other enterprises to emulate these hyperscalers. And today, Napatech and Intel announced they’ve combined some technology for Intel to offer an FPGA...

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    NEW VARIANT OF SHAMOON MALWARE UPLOADED TO VIRUSTOTAL

    Dec 12, 2018

    A new variant of the destructive Shamoon malware was uploaded to VirusTotal this week, but security researchers haven’t linked it to a specific attack yet. Also referred to as DistTrack, the sophisticated malware was initially observed in attacks against Saudi Arabian and other oil companies i...

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    IS THE CLOUD THE NEXT THING FOR LONG-TERM DATA RETENTION? LOOKING AT THE KEY VENDORS IN THE SPACE

    Dec 12, 2018

    For any organisation in this era, there is a realisation on how data is critical for business needs and operations. An enormous amount of data has been produced already after the disruption of cloud computing into various types of organisation, be it education, finance, healthcare or manufacturing. ...

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    ITALIAN OIL SERVICES COMPANY SAIPEM HIT BY CYBERATTACK

    Dec 11, 2018

    Italian oil and gas services company Saipem reported on Monday that some of its servers were hit by a cyberattack. The company has shared few details about the attack – it’s unclear if it was ransomware or another type of intrusion – but its representatives told SecurityWeek that n...

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    LENOVO PARTNERS WITH CUMULUS ON OPEN NETWORKING

    Dec 11, 2018

    The company announces its initial lineup of disaggregated network switches, which can run either Lenovo's own CNOS operating system or Cumulus Linux. Lenovo is joining the growing ranks of hardware vendors offering disaggregated network switches that can run third-party operating systems. Compan...

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    ETCD JOINS CNCF’S GROWING CACHE OF OPEN SOURCE PROJECTS

    Dec 11, 2018

    The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) – purposefully or not – used the opening keynote at this week’s KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018 event to tout just how big of an organization it has become. Liz Rice, technology evangelist at Aqua Security, headed up the keyn...

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    VERIZON, SAMSUNG TEE UP NEW 5G FIXED, MOBILE TRIALS

    Dec 11, 2018

    Verizon is asking the FCC for Special Temporary Authority (STA) to conduct periodic testing over a six-month period with Samsung using 28 GHz spectrum and unlicensed spectrum. The purpose of the trial is to evaluate the performance of the technology in a mobile and fixed environment, according to th...

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    THE NHS IS SERIOUSLY DEFICIENT IN CYBERSECURITY EXPERTISE

    Dec 11, 2018

    A report from Redscan has found the NHS desperately needs more in-house cybersecurity expertise to protect against increasing attacks. Potential ways to compromise the NHS systems are increasing as systems become connected for things such as remote health monitoring, accessing records, and even surg...

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    ADOBE PATCHES 87 VULNERABILITIES IN ACROBAT SOFTWARE

    Dec 11, 2018

    The December 2018 Patch Tuesday updates released by Adobe address a total of 87 vulnerabilities affecting the company’s Acrobat software. The vulnerabilities impact the Windows and macOS versions of Acrobat and Acrobat Reader DC (Continuous and Classic 2015 tracks), and Acrobat and Acrobat Rea...

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    NEW EXPLOIT KIT TARGETS SOHO ROUTERS

    Dec 11, 2018

    A newly identified exploit kit is targeting home and small office routers in an attempt to compromise the mobile devices or desktop computers connected to the routers, according to Trend Micro. Dubbed Novidade, the exploit kit employs cross-site request forgery (CSRF) to change the Domain Name Syste...

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    SWEDISH REGULATOR RAISES ALMOST $312 MILLION IN 700 MHZ SPECTRUM AUCTION

    Dec 11, 2018

    The Swedish Post and Telecom Agency (PTS) has announced that local carriers Telia and Net4Mobility have won spectrum in the 700 MHz band for the provision of 5G services. The regulator said that the auction was concluded after 5 days of bidding and 46 bidding rounds. The auction raised a total of SE...

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    SANDVIK AND NOKIA TO DELIVER INDUSTRIAL IOT TO MINING INDUSTRY OVER LTE AND 5G NETWORKS

    Dec 11, 2018

    Continuing its focus on Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for the mining industry, Sandvik has agreed with Nokia to further develop Sandvik solutions for private LTE (Long Term Evolution) and 5G technologies. The Nokia Digital Automation Cloud (NDAC) platform offers “pervasive connectivity&rd...

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    THE PRIVATE CLOUD IS NOW A PERIPHERAL TO THE PUBLIC CLOUD

    Dec 11, 2018

    No matter if you’re looking at Microsoft’s Azure Stack, Amazon Web Services’s Outpost, or Google's Kubernetes Engine (GKE) on premises, that emerging pattern is the same: placing an on-premises version of a pubic cloud’s cloud services that runs on hardware in the data ce...

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    HOW GOOGLE IS IMPROVING KUBERNETES CONTAINER SECURITY

    Dec 10, 2018

    The open-source Kubernetes container orchestration project has become increasingly important in recent years as organizations rely on it to deploy applications. With the increased reliance has come increased scrutiny on security, especially at Google, which hosts a managed Kubernetes service called ...

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    AT&T, VERIZON AND SAMSUNG ANNOUNCE 5G SMARTPHONE PLANS FOR 2019

    Dec 10, 2018

    With faster 5G networks getting ready to go into operation in 2019, mobile telecommunications companies such as AT&T and Verizon are preparing for what they expect will be a groundswell of customers who are looking to upgrade their smartphones to take advantage of the performance boosts to come....

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    PACKET AND WASABI JOIN HANDS TO OFFER BETTER CLOUD SERVICES THAN AWS

    Dec 10, 2018

    Cloud and edge computing infrastructure provider Packet, and hot cloud storage firm Wasabi, have joined hands to integrate their respective platforms to offer their customers cloud computing and storage services for less compared to Amazon Web Services (AWS). David Friend, CEO of Wasabi, said: &ldqu...

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    SD-WAN WILL BE FUELED BY COLLABORATION BETWEEN CLOUD PROVIDERS AND VENDORS

    Dec 10, 2018

    The latest research from IHS Markit found that SD-WAN revenue reached $284 million during the third quarter of 2018, a 23 percent increase from the previous quarter. As SD-WAN grows, a number of collaborations between cloud service providers and vendors, as well as overall consolidation of providers...

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    NOKIA NORTH AMERICA CTO PREPARES FOR BROADER VRAN COMMERCIALIZATION IN 2019

    Dec 10, 2018

    While 5G is a no-brainer when it comes to 2019 predictions, industry CTOs like to point out that LTE still has a long runway, and it will be moving further into new-ish territory with LAA and Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) next year. Another area ripe for accelerated commercialization in 20...

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    NEW MAC MALWARE COMBINES OPEN-SOURCE BACKDOOR AND CRYPTO-MINER

    Dec 10, 2018

    A recently discovered piece of malware targeting Mac systems is a combination of two open-source programs, Malwarebytes security researchers warn. Detected as DarthMiner, the threat is distributed through an application called Adobe Zii, which supposedly helps in the piracy of various Adobe programs...

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    PRIVACY A KEY CONCERN FOR TELECOMS AND CONSUMERS

    Dec 10, 2018

    Two recently published surveys about the telecom industry revealed that privacy as it relates to security and the internet of things (IoT) has become a top concern for both businesses and consumers. Allot Telco's security trends report for 2018’s third quarter found that 50% of consumers p...

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    ERICSSON SEES 5G USHERING IN INTEGRATED ACCESS AND BACKHAUL

    Dec 10, 2018

    The 5G transport discussion is primarily focused on the role of fiber in delivering on the increased capacity demands associated with next-generation cellular. But fiber comes with some built-in challenges, chief among them cost and availability–fiber isn’t always where operators need it...

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    FOUR AUSTRALIAN CARRIERS SECURE 5G SPECTRUM IN THE 3.6 GHZ BAND

    Dec 10, 2018

    Four mobile carriers have won 5G spectrum in the Australian Communication and Media Authority (ACMA)’s latest spectrum auction in the 3.6 GHz band. The regulator said it raised approximately AUD 853 million ($615.6 million) after selling 350 available spectrum lots during the process. “T...

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    CHINA ISSUES SPECTRUM FOR NATIONWIDE 5G TRIALS

    Dec 10, 2018

    China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has issued nationwide 5G trial licenses to the country’s three mobile operators. China Unicom said it has been approved to use the 3.5 GHz to 3.6 GHz frequency band for a nationwide 5G trial rollout until June 2020. The telco...

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    RESEARCHERS TAKE AN AI APPROACH TO TEXT CAPTCHAS

    Dec 07, 2018

    Researchers at Lancaster University in the UK and Northwest University and Peking University in China have found a way to get around CAPTCHA security with new artificial intelligence, according to research published in a paper titled Yet Another Text Captcha Solver: A Generative Adversarial Network ...

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    GOOGLE LAUNCHES CLOUD SECURITY COMMAND CENTER IN BETA

    Dec 07, 2018

    Google this week announced the availability of several new features for its Google Cloud Platform (GCP) customers, as part of the beta release of its Cloud Security Command Center (Cloud SCC). Launched in March in alpha, Cloud SCC provides organization-level visibility into assets, vulnerabilities, ...

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    DELL’ORO: SD-WAN MARKET CONSOLIDATION LED TO A RESURGENCE IN ACCESS ROUTER MARKET

    Dec 07, 2018

    After five consecutive quarters of contraction, the enterprise access router market recorded year-over-year growth, largely due to the availability of routers that support SD-WAN. This is according to a recent report from the Dell’Oro group that found the market grew 5 percent in the third qua...

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    AMPERE TARGETS HYPERSCALERS, CHALLENGES INTEL WITH ARM-BASED CHIPS

    Dec 07, 2018

    In a little over a year since former Intel president Renee James founded Ampere Computing, the semiconductor startup has released its first Arm-based data center chip and is on track to roll out its 7nm chip next year. It’s also partnering with Packet, Cloudflare, and other companies on 5G and...

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    BT STRIPS HUAWEI FROM 3G AND 4G CORE

    Dec 06, 2018

    BT and Huawei have sought to play down speculation that the former is stripping the Chinese telecoms giant’s equipment from its networks over security concerns. The UK telco group said it is removing Huawei infrastructure from its core 3G and 4G networks to meet existing policy, which will als...

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    APPLE FIXES PASSCODE, REMOTE CODE EXECUTION FLAWS IN IOS AND MACOS

    Dec 06, 2018

    In what is likely to be the final Apple security update for 2018, macOS 10.14.2 and iOS 12.1.1 are now available, fixing multiple flaws across the desktop and mobile operating systems. Apple released a series of updates on Dec. 5 to its desktop and mobile operating systems, patching serious vulnerab...

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    CENSYS TO EXPAND INTERNET SCANNING FOR THREAT HUNTING

    Dec 06, 2018

    The startup has raised money to make it easier for organizations to benefit from broad internet-wide scanning technology that can be used to identify potential threats. Visibility is key for IT security professionals trying to figure out the nature of a given cyber-security threat. While having visi...

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    IOT BACKBONE IS RIDDLED WITH SECURITY ISSUES

    Dec 05, 2018

    Two popular IoT communications protocols are riddled with vulnerabilities and systemic issues which are exposing countless global organizations to industrial espionage, targeted attacks and DoS, according to Trend Micro. The security giant’s latest report, The Fragility of Industrial IoT&rsquo...

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    DENSIFY LAUNCHES CLOUD INDUSTRY’S FIRST OPTIMIZATION-AS-CODE PRODUCT

    Dec 05, 2018

    Cloud-expense optimization software maker Densify has launched Cloe Aware, something the company describes as the industry’s first “cloud optimization-as-code” product. Cloe itself is a machine-learning based analytics enginefrom Densify that won’t get you a restaurant reserv...

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    VMWARE CEO LISTS TOP 3 PRIORITIES FOR 2019: NSX, CLOUD, AND CONTAINERS

    Dec 05, 2018

    VMware’s top three 2019 priorities are NSX, cloud, and containers, and in that order, according to CEO Pat Gelsinger. “If we come out of next year and let people really see us in lead in those domains, score,” he said, during his keynote at the Barclays Global Technology, Media, an...

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    DOCKER AND MICROSOFT TEAM UP IN INITIATIVE FOR GREATER CONTAINER CONTROL

    Dec 05, 2018

    Docker has its DockerCon event in Barcelona this week while Microsoft is running its online Connect() conference – and the two have combined on a new product which aims to help empower developers working in container environments. The product, known as Cloud Native Application Bundles (CNAB), ...

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    VERIZON CONTINUES TO PLEDGE INTEREST IN EDGE COMPUTING

    Dec 05, 2018

    Verizon’s Bill Stone said that the carrier remains interested in providing edge computing services, services he said the operator could sell to companies looking to provide offerings ranging from drones to autonomous vehicles. Stone, who made his comments here at the SCWS Americas trade show, ...

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    NTT DOCOMO, METAWAVE TEST 5G MOBILE SYSTEM IN TOKYO

    Dec 05, 2018

    Japanese telecom operator NTT DoCoMo collaborated with Metawave to demonstrate a 5G mobile communication system using 28 GHz, in what it claims is the world’s first demo of meta-structure reflect-array technology. NTT DoCoMo described meta-structures as an artificial medium with optical charac...

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    BAREFOOT EXPANDS REACH WITH TOFINO 2 NETWORK CHIPS

    Dec 04, 2018

    Barefoot Networks officials for the past couple of years have been driving programmability into networks through its Tofino Ethernet ASIC and the P4 programmable language to address the rising demand for more bandwidth and features to address new workloads like artificial intelligence and machine le...

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    SOUTH KOREA LAUNCHES 5G, BUT ONLY FOR ENTERPRISE USERS INITIALLY

    Dec 04, 2018

    South Korea has become the first nation in Asia to launch commercial 5G networks after three carriers, KT, LG UPlus, and SK Telecom, switched on services at midnight on December 1, 2018. It seems that the 5G services are currently only available for enterprise users, with consumer mobile services no...

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    VERSA NETWORKS TEAMS UP FOR AWS CLOUD SERVICE

    Dec 03, 2018

    Versa Networks is working with several industry partners to offer secure software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) solutions tailored to work with the Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) cloud. The SD-WAN space is one of the more popular segments of the transormative software-defined networking (SDN) m...

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    HOW BLUEDATA ACQUISITION WILL PUSH HPE INTO CONTAINERS

    Nov 28, 2018

    BlueData’s EPIC platform uses Docker container technology to make it more efficient for enterprises to innovate with AI and Big Data technologies–either on-premises, in the cloud or in a hybrid architecture. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise has acquired a key connective technology for how ente...

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    AWS LAUNCHES MACHINE LEARNING SERVICE TO MINE PATIENT DATA

    Nov 28, 2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched this week its Amazon Comprehend Medical machine learning service that enables healthcare professionals and developers to mine unstructured medical text and patient data, such as diagnosis, treatments, dosages, symptoms, and other signs of disease. The new service h...

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    IBM BRINGS ENHANCED DATA MODELS TO QRADAR ADVISOR WITH WATSON 2.0

    Nov 28, 2018

    IBM announced on Nov. 28 that it is expanding the capabilities of its QRadar Advisor with Watson platform to help organizations more rapidly understand attacker behaviors. The IBM QRadar Advisor with Watson 2.0 release is an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that enables organizations to collect...

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    CISCO PREDICTS EXPLOSION IN IP DATA TRAFFIC, CONNECTED DEVICES

    Nov 27, 2018

    Cisco predicts that streaming video content will power an explosion of global IP data traffic and require internet service providers to become more creative in how they route that traffic. Those networks will also have to deal with 10 billion more connected devices that are part of the growing IoT e...

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    AWS PUTS CUSTOM ARM CHIPS INTO ITS CLOUD

    Nov 27, 2018

    Amazon Web Services, which got into the processor business in 2015 when it bought Annapurna Labs, is now putting homegrown Arm chips into new cloud instances, a move that puts it ahead of other public cloud providers and is a significant step for Arm’s ambitions in the data center. AWS officia...

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    MICROSOFT BUYS FSLOGIX TO EXPAND OFFICE 365 DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION

    Nov 27, 2018

    Microsoft has acquired app-provisioning vendor FSLogixto help bolster its recent plans to offer Windows Virtual Desktop services to business customers. FSLogix, which helps IT administrators manage their virtual desktop deployments, will be used by Microsoft to improve the performance of Microsoft O...

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    HPE BUYS AI, BIG DATA SOFTWARE VENDOR BLUEDATA

    Nov 27, 2018

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) will buy BlueData in a move to expand its artificial intelligence (AI) and big data offerings. The companies didn’t disclose the terms of the deal, which is expected to close by Jan. 31, 2019. Founded in 2012, BlueData makes a software platform that uses Docker...

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    RED HAT BUYS HYBRID CLOUD DATA MANAGEMENT PROVIDER NOOBAA

    Nov 27, 2018

    Red Hat today acquired Tel Aviv-based NooBaa, which provides a hybrid cloud data management service. The purchase will boost Red Hat’s hybrid cloud portfolio with the addition of NooBaa’s data management technology. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. NooBaa was founded in 2013 by Guy ...

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    ALIBABA RESTRUCTURES AMIDST CLOUD COMPUTING PUSH AND GROWTH

    Nov 26, 2018

    Alibaba Group Chief Executive Daniel Zhang announced that the company would be restructuring its cloud business unit and its Tmall e-commerce business. This comes just weeks after Zhang told CNBC that Alibaba Cloud would be the group’s main business in the future. Alibaba will rename its cloud...

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    ACCEPTTO INTRODUCES COGNITIVE AUTHENTICATION FOR IDENTITY SECURITY

    Nov 26, 2018

    Cyber-security startup Acceptto is set to officially emerge from stealth on Nov. 27, bringing to market its' new approach to reducing identity fraud with a cognitive authentication platform. The foundation of Acceptto's platform is the company's eGuardian engine which enables the cogniti...

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    HPE COMPOSABLE CLOUD INVITES THIRD-PARTY VENDORS TO HYBRID CLOUD PARTY

    Nov 26, 2018

    Composable infrastructure is still in its infancy, but Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) says the next step is composable cloud. The vendor today launched HPE Composable Cloud at its annual conference in Madrid. The new product bundles software on top of HPE ProLiant DL rack servers for an open hybri...

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    ORKUS LAUNCHES ACCESS GOVERNANCE PLATFORM FOR CLOUD SECURITY

    Nov 26, 2018

    When moving to the cloud, organizations face multiple challenges to managing and maintaining access to governance policies. It's a challenge that startup Orkus is looking to solve with its Access Governance Platform, which it announced on Nov. 26. The Orkus Access Governance Platform provides ca...

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    THE CRM APPLICATIONS WHICH WILL MATTER MOST IN 2019 – WITH AI AT THE FOREFRONT OF CHANGE

    Nov 22, 2018

    Gartner clients can access the study here  (10 pp., PDF, client access required). Gartner continually tracks and analyses the areas their clients have the most interest in and relies on that data to complete their yearly analysis of CRM’s hottest areas. Inquiry topics initiated by clients...

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    HOW DEVOPS AND A HYBRID MODEL CAN MAKE THE MOST OUT OF LEGACY APPLICATIONS

    Nov 22, 2018

    Do you have an application marked with cryptic warning signs and a wealth of cobwebs that is running on legacy hardware hidden away in the back corner of your data centre? If you’re in enterprise IT, chances are high that you do. These old platforms are often considered a bane to IT. More impo...

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    PTC ACQUIRES FRUSTUM AND PARTNERS WITH ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TO BOOST IOT AND AI OFFERINGS

    Nov 22, 2018

    Massachusetts-based enterprise software firm PTC has announced that it has bought Colorado-based advanced generative design software company Frustum for about $70 million. Frustum’s generative design technology, which leverages AI to develop options for design, will prove to be a meaningful ad...

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    GSMA LAUNCHES EDGE CLOUD INITIATIVE FOR OPERATORS

    Nov 21, 2018

    Alex Sinclair, CTO of the GSMA, said that mobile operators will play a key role in the development of AR and VR but that collaboration is necessary or the market will become fragmented. “The establishment of this forum will overcome this hurdle and ensure we can scale compelling solutions fast...

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    WHY CLOUD INFRASTRUCTURE IS AN INCREASINGLY EXCLUSIVE CLUB – WITH ONLY A FEW HAVING THE CASH TO GET IN

    Nov 21, 2018

    The figures keep going up and up for the hyperscalers – as new data from Synergy Research shows another new record for hyperscale operator capex in Q318. Hyperscaler capex was at more than $26 billion for the most recent quarter, with spending for the first three quarters of 2018 up by 53% whe...

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    ALCIDE ADVANCES CLOUD-NATIVE SECURITY FIREWALL PLATFORM

    Nov 21, 2018

    The cyber-security startup raises new funding to build out its microservices firewall platform that looks to help solve the visibility and control challenges of the modern cloud-native application environment. In the era of cloud-native application deployments, with containers, microservices and ser...

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    BIG CLOUD PLAYERS, OTHER HYPERSCALERS SPEND $26B ON CAPEX IN Q3 2018

    Nov 21, 2018

    The capex of hyperscale operators topped $26 billion in the third quarter of 2018, according to the latest numbers from Synergy Research Group. This continues a strong year of hyperscale capex spending, which grew 53 percent for the first three quarters of 2018 compared with the same period in 2017....

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    PATCHES RELEASED FOR FLAWS AFFECTING DELL EMC, VMWARE PRODUCTS

    Nov 21, 2018

    Several vulnerabilities have been found by researchers in Dell EMC Avamar and Integrated Data Protection Appliance products. VMware’s vSphere Data Protection, which is based on Avamar, is also impacted. Dell EMC informed customers this week that several versions of Avamar Server and Integrated...

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    T-MOBILE US SAYS 5G AT 600 MHZ COVERS ‘HUNDREDS OF SQUARE MILES’

    Nov 21, 2018

    T-Mobile US has for some time pinned its nationwide 5G ambitions to its massive stash of 600 MHz spectrum. As the carrier works to repack that spectrum, Chief Technology Officer Neville Ray took to Twitter this week to tout the success of a recent low-band 5G transmission. According to Ray, “T...

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    VERIZON GIVES SOME HINTS ABOUT HOW 5G HOME IS SELLING AND PERFORMING

    Nov 20, 2018

    Verizon has been selling its 5G Home service for just over a month now, and the carrier and others have provided a few insights into how the offering is performing both from a technical standpoint and a business standpoint. Half of the customers who have subscribed to Verizon’s 5G Home service...

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    SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC TAKES DATA CENTER DEVICE MANAGEMENT TO THE CLOUD

    Nov 20, 2018

    Schneider Electric’s cloud-based data center infrastructure management software provides physical device visibility and makes proactive recommendations. The product line is called EcoStruxure, and it has been deployed in more than 480,000 sites. It increases data center infrastructure utilizat...

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    LEGACY INFRASTRUCTURE INHIBITS HEALTHCARE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Nov 20, 2018

    Many organizations are trying to implement healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) projects using traditional infrastructure models, which isn’t working well, observed Pure Storage Global Healthcare Technology Strategy VP Josh Gluck.  By using a traditional infrastructure approach, organi...

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    MICROSOFT NOW SUPPORTS WINDOWS 10 ON ARM DEVICES

    Nov 20, 2018

    After releasing a preview version in May, Visual Studio 15.9 now includes support and an SDK for building Windows 10 apps on ARM. Developers who want to build Windows 10 apps on ARM architecture now have access to an officially supported software development kit and tools from Microsoft, six months ...

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    RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX 8 HITS BETA WITH IMPROVED SYSTEM PERFORMANCE

    Nov 19, 2018

    Red Hat is now previewing the next version of its flagship Linux platform, including integrated container capabilities and a major boost in the amount of physical memory that a system can support. It has been three and half years since Red Hat last issued a major new version number of its flagship R...

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    WHY THE RIGHT BALANCE BETWEEN BREADTH AND DEPTH IS KEY TO IOT PARTNER PROGRAMME SUCCESS

    Nov 19, 2018

    ABI Research’s “SI/VAR and Partner Program IoT Ecosystem Market Data” report, which ranked 547 companies on their IoT service capabilities in its recent analysis, has found that partner programmes and their member companies are steadily maturing in their IoT offerings while at the ...

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    HPE INFOSIGHT PUSHES AI INTO DATA CENTER SERVERS

    Nov 16, 2018

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) pushed artificial intelligence (AI) further into the data center by extending HPE InfoSight, its cloud-based AI management tool, to some servers. Specifically, InfoSight now supports HPE’s ProLiant servers, HPE Apollo systems for high-performance computing and ...

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    SAMSAM AND GANDCRAB ILLUSTRATE EVOLUTION OF RANSOMWARE

    Nov 16, 2018

    2018 has seen a major divergence in the operation of ransomware: targeted versus ransomware as a service (RaaS). Two particular malware families have dominated each branch: SamSam (targeted) and GandCrab (RaaS). Targeted seeks high ransoms from relatively few victims, while RaaS seeks relatively sma...

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    DOCKER PARTNERS WITH SALESFORCE'S MULESOFT FOR CONTAINER APPLICATIONS

    Nov 15, 2018

    The combination of Docker Enterprise and the Mulesoft Anypoint integration platform will enable organizations to more easily bring apps old and new into containers. Docker Inc. announced a series of new partnerships on Nov. 15, including a new round of investment from Salesforce Ventures and a partn...

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    NEW MIT RESEARCH STUDY EXPLORES SPINTRONICS FOR ULTRA-LOW-POWER MICROCHIPS

    Nov 14, 2018

    A new research study from MIT and Brookhaven National Laboratory claims to have potentially opened the door for ultra-low power microchips – which could be good news with regard to the Internet of Things. The focus of the study is around spintronics – a portmanteau of spin transport elec...

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    DELL LOOKS AT THE FUTURE, AND FRANKLY, IT CAN BE SCARY

    Nov 14, 2018

    This week I’m in lovely (and frickin’ cold) Chicago at Dell’s annual analyst event, and Michael Dell is on stage talking about things like “bionic vision.” Recalling the old TV show, “The $6 Million Man,” this technology is coming out of England for folks th...

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    RESEARCHERS DISCLOSE 7 NEW MELTDOWN, SPECTRE ATTACKS

    Nov 14, 2018

    A team of researchers has described seven new variants of the notorious Meltdown and Spectre attacks, and they claim some of these methods are not mitigated by existing patches, but Intel disagrees. The Meltdown and Spectre attacks exploit vulnerabilities in Intel, AMD, ARM and other processors. The...

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    CISCO FUSES SD-WAN, SECURITY AND CLOUD SERVICES

    Nov 13, 2018

    Looking to help customers batten down the edge, Cisco is marrying its software-defined wide-area networking (SD-WAN) software with security features while boosting support for cloud services. Many times SD-WAN customers have been forced to choose between adding more security to their SD-WAN at the e...

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    OPENSTACK NOW POWERS 75 PUBLIC CLOUDS WORLDWIDE

    Nov 13, 2018

    While there is a lot of talk about large public cloud providers and other open-source cloud efforts in the media and elsewhere, the OpenStack Foundation continues to move forward, albeit with less hype than it once was able to muster. On Nov. 13, the OpenStack Foundation announced that it is rebrand...

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    SAP PATCHES CRITICAL VULNERABILITY IN HANA STREAMING ANALYTICS

    Nov 13, 2018

    SAP this week published its November 2018 set of security patches, which include 11 new Security Patch Day Notes, along with 3 updates for previously released notes. This month’s Security Notes include a Hot News note, five notes rated High, and eight notes considered Medium risk. The most imp...

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    SIEMENS AND ARUBA ANNOUNCE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP FOCUSED ON BRIDGING OT AND IT WORLDS

    Nov 13, 2018

    Siemens and Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, have announced a strategic partnership that is focused towards bridging the operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT) worlds. Based on complimentary portfolios, Siemens and Aruba are able to support customers with highly reli...

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    SAP ACQUIRES QUALTRICS IN $8BN DEAL TO DELIVER STRONGER BRAND AND CUSTOMER EXPERIENCES

    Nov 12, 2018

    SAP has announced the acquisition of research management software provider Qualtrics for $8 billion (£6.2bn) with the aim to ‘deliver the transformative potential of experience and operational data.’ Qualtrics, based in Utah and Washington, offers a platform which enables organisat...

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    AWS EXPANDS HIPAA ELIGIBLE MACHINE LEARNING SERVICES

    Nov 12, 2018

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the expansion of its machine learning services to healthcare organizations. Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend, and Amazon Transcribe are now HIPAA compliant. Healthcare professionals can now take advantage of these Amazon services to help leverage better insight...

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    NEW CLOUDFLARE DNS APP BRINGS INCREASED PRIVACY FOR MOBILE DEVICES

    Nov 12, 2018

    Web security and performance company Cloudflare is making it easier for smartphone users to secure their Internet connections, courtesy of a new DNS resolver app for mobile devices. Available on both Android and iOS, the application leverages the free, secure 1.1.1.1 DNS resolver service the company...

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    THOUSANDEYES ASSESSES THE KEY PERFORMANCE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN AWS, AZURE AND GCP

    Nov 09, 2018

    Plenty of factors have to be taken into account when choosing a cloud provider, from performance to price and everything in between. Indeed, many organisations have gone ahead of this process and are now weighing up more than one cloud provider, assessing which workloads fit best. When it comes to t...

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    ALIBABA GROUP LEANS INTO CLOUD COMPUTING BUSINESS

    Nov 09, 2018

    This week Alibaba Group CEO Daniel Zhang told CNBC that its cloud computing arm, also known as AliCloud, will be its “main business” in the future. “We strongly believe that every business in the future will be powered by cloud. We are very happy to build this cloud infrastructure ...

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    DOCKER ENTERPRISE 2.1 ACCELERATES APPLICATION MIGRATION TO CONTAINERS

    Nov 08, 2018

    Docker Inc. announced the release of Docker Enterprise 2.1 on Nov. 8, providing new features and services for containers running on both Windows and Linux servers. Among the capabilities that Docker is highlighting is the ability to migrate legacy applications, specifically Windows Server 2008, into...

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    MIMIK UNLEASHES THE SERVER POWER OF EDGE DEVICES

    Nov 08, 2018

    Vancouver-based mimik technology released its edge cloud platform and edge software development kit (edgeSDK) that minimize the need for cloud resources to power edge devices. It does this by turning ordinary devices, like a mobile phone, into a mini cloud server. Phil Belanger, chief marketing offi...

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    CISCO MEASURES THE STATE OF IT OPERATIONS READINESS

    Nov 01, 2018

    While many organizations still spend most of their IT budgets on keeping things running, organizations that do invest in IT innovation see improved customer satisfaction, according to Cisco. IT operations can be complex, and determining how mature and ready those operations are for change and innova...

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    SECURE COMMUNICATION REQUIRES FUNCTIONALITY AND SMOOTH INTEGRATION

    Nov 01, 2018

    Healthcare organizations are introducing increasing numbers of network connections into their health IT ecosystems. As a result, secure communication becomes a high priority for health IT departments. Each organization has unique needs and most vendors vary on how they handle secure communication, m...

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    RED HAT ENTERPRISE LINUX 7.6 LAUNCHES WITH IMPROVED SECURITY

    Oct 30, 2018

    A day after announcing a $34 billion deal with IBM, it's business as usual at Linux vendor Red Hat. Red Hat announced the general availability of its flagship Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.6 release on Oct. 30, providing organizations with improved security, management and container features...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE SUPPORTS FULL SUITE OF AI, AUTOMATION PLATFORMS

    Oct 30, 2018

    H2O.ai announced the availability of its full suite of AI platforms in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Microsoft Azure customers will now have access to all the open source artificial intelligence (AI) vendor’s AI products including the automatic machine learning program H2O Sparkling Water, ...

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    BUILDING A HEALTHCARE CLOUD STRATEGY PREVENTS OVERSPENDING

    Oct 29, 2018

    Many organizations are moving to the healthcare cloud to reduce the cost of on-premises IT infrastructure deployment. While initially deploying a new cloud infrastructure may be expensive, over time cloud service models are less expensive to maintain. Many healthcare organizations face IT budget res...

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    MICROSOFT CREATES SANDBOX FOR WINDOWS DEFENDER

    Oct 29, 2018

    Microsoft announced on Friday that Windows Defender, the antivirus application shipped with the company’s operating systems, can now run in a sandbox, and the tech giant claims it’s the first product of its kind to have this capability. Microsoft has admitted that both its own employees ...

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    ORACLE MAKES ITS CASE TO MOVE LEGACY MOUNTAINS TO CLOUD

    Oct 26, 2018

    If you didn’t know Mark Hurd by sight, you might think he is the premier of a sovereign nation. At this week’s Oracle OpenWorld conference, the sharply besuited executive was escorted wherever he went by some rather large bodyguards, and he travels—even if the destination is a bloc...

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    'TIMPDOOR' MALWARE TURNS ANDROID DEVICES INTO PROXIES

    Oct 25, 2018

    A newly discovered piece of Android malware creates a Socks proxy on infected devices, potentially allowing access to internal networks, McAfee reports. Dubbed TimpDoor, the threat is distributed through phishing text messages that attempt to trick users into installing a fake voice message app. As ...

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    ORACLE BRINGS AMD EPYC CHIPS TO THE CLOUD

    Oct 24, 2018

    Advanced Micro Devices’ continued re-entry into the server market behind the strength of its Epyc chips launched last year got another boost this week when Oracle officials said they were introducing Epyc-based instances in the company’s Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. The tech vendors anno...

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    ALIBABA CLOUD BRINGS ITS BLOCKCHAIN SERVICE TO THE GLOBAL STAGE

    Oct 24, 2018

    Alibaba Cloud today extended its blockchain service to international markets. The service initially launched in October 2017, but until now was only available to its cloud users in China. Now it will be offered in Alibaba Cloud’s growing Southeast Asian, U.S., and European markets. Alibaba Clo...

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    ARISTA NETWORKS INTRODUCES 400 GIGABIT ETHERNET PLATFORMS

    Oct 23, 2018

    Arista Networks today announced a new switching line that supports 400 gigabit Ethernet. The new 400G fixed systems are targeted at hyperscale cloud networks and data centers that need more bandwidth for technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, and serverless computing. T...

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    NETSCOUT LAUNCHES ARBOR EDGE DEFENSE FOR ENTERPRISE DDOS SECURITY

    Oct 23, 2018

    Netscout Systems announced its Arbor Edge Defense security system on Oct. 23, providing organizations with automated inbound and outbound protection against threats. The AED technology, which Netscout is positioning as a stateless technology that blocks cyber-threats, is deployed at the perimeter of...

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    PULUMI LAUNCHES TEAM EDITION OF INFRASTRUCTURE AS CODE PLATFORM

    Oct 22, 2018

    As enterprise developers increasingly adopt cloud-native architectures, there is a need for a new generation of tools that help developers manage infrastructure the same way they manage code. That's an area where startup Pulumi is looking to help, providing an open-source infrastructure-as-code ...

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    AMID VARIOUS PRIVACY SCARES – YES, YOU CAN COLLABORATE AND COMMUNICATE SECURELY IN THE CLOUD

    Oct 19, 2018

    Last week, Facebook announced the launch of Portal, a voice-activated smart home camera device. Considering the recent data breach the company suffered, the tech press response to Portal ranged from bafflement to incredulity. In response, Facebook senior exec Andrew Bosworth insisted< all process...

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    WINDOWS SERVER 2008 MIGRATIONS CAN USE AZURE SITE RECOVERY

    Oct 18, 2018

    As the end of life for Windows Server 2008 approaches, enterprises can use Azure Site Recovery to get free security updates for three years. Enterprise users who are looking for migration alternatives for their Windows Server 2008 32-bit applications as the end of support approaches for the product ...

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    IBM’S QUARTERLY GROWTH REBOUND COMES TO AN END – YET CLOUD REVENUES CONTINUE TO TICK OVER

    Oct 17, 2018

    So much for that run of quarterly growth: IBM’s latest financials show a 2% decline in revenues, yet cloud revenues continue to perform solidly. Overall revenue was at $18.8 billion (£14.3bn) for the quarter, with cloud revenues at $19bn across the past 12 months. This is ticking over co...

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    SHIELDX INTEGRATES INTENTION ENGINE INTO ELASTIC SECURITY PLATFORM

    Oct 17, 2018

    ShieldX announced its new Elastic Security Platform on Oct. 17 providing organizations with Docker container based data center security, that uses advanced machine learning to determine intent.
    At the core of the Elastic Security Platform is a technology that ShieldX calls the Adaptive Intent...

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    TREND MICRO CONVERGES EDR, ENDPOINT SECURITY PROTECTION IN APEX ONE

    Oct 16, 2018

    Trend Micro announced its Apex One endpoint security offering on Oct. 15, providing organizations with a new set of capabilities. Apex One is the rebranded name for Trend Micro's endpoint security technology, which integrates malware prevention technology with endpoint detection and response (ED...

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    SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORKS SUPPORT FUTURE-PROOF CONNECTIVITY

    Oct 16, 2018

    Organizations are broadening their healthcare networks to reach out beyond the confines of the facility. In order to do this successfully there needs to be more visibility and control over the network, and many organizations are turning to software-defined networking gain more control. SDN uses virt...

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    IBM OPENS UP SERIES OF SECURITY, AI AND CLOUD INITIATIVES

    Oct 15, 2018

    IBM is looking to further position itself as an open vendor with a series of announcements on Oct. 15 across security, cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) services. IBM AI OpenScale is a new platform that enables organizations to use multiple AI frameworks including TensorFlow, AWS SageMaker, Azu...

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    MICROSOFT INCOMPLETELY PATCHES JET DATABASE VULNERABILITY

    Oct 15, 2018

    An out-of-bounds (OOB) write bug in the Microsoft JET Database Engine that could be exploited for remote code execution has been incompletely addressed with the latest Patch Tuesday security updates, 0patch says. Tracked as CVE-2018-8423, the flaw was publicly revealed in late September, after Micro...

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    MICROSOFT PLEDGES TO PROTECT LINUX AND OPEN SOURCE WITH ITS PATENTS

    Oct 11, 2018

    In a move that would have seemed unfathomable a decade ago, Microsoft announced on Oct. 10 that it is joining the Open Invention Network and contributing 60,000 patents. With the patent pledge, Microsoft is making its patents available to OIN members in a bid to help protect Linux against patent cla...

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    AMDOCS TEAMS UP FOR SDN, NFV ORCHESTRATION PACKAGE

    Oct 11, 2018

    Amdocs has teamed up with Fortinet and Versa Networks to offer a new multi-domain, service provider SD-WAN, software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) orchestration solution. The solution integrates the Amdocs NFV technology -- powered by the open source Open Networ...

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    HOW TO BOOST WI-FI PERFORMANCE: EXPERTS TALK PLANNING, TROUBLESHOOTING

    Oct 10, 2018

    With wireless now the preferred, default, and increasingly only access in the majority of in-building, campus, metro-scale hotspot and wide-area settings, achieving optimal performance is a key objective for IT departments. Since radio-frequency (RF) propagation always involves a high degree of vari...

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    RED HAT OPENSHIFT UPDATE IS HEAVY ON INTEGRATION OF COREOS FEATURES

    Oct 10, 2018

    Red Hat launched a significant update to its OpenShift platform that integrates components from its $250 million acquisition of CoreOS. The 3.11 update is the first of two planned as part of that integration. And it bolsters the container-focused platform that has become an increasingly important pa...

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    CLOUD FOUNDRY ADOPTS A PAIR OF KUBERNETES-BASED PROJECTS

    Oct 10, 2018

    The Cloud Foundry Foundation has adopted a pair of open source projects that further align Kubernetes with Cloud Foundry platforms. This is a big step for the foundation that has so far been somewhat slow in adopting aspects of the container orchestrator. The projects are Eirini and CF Containerizat...

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    HOW ENTERPRISES CAN HELP BUILD ETHICAL AI STRATEGIES

    Oct 08, 2018

    We’re now confronted with a global need to make best of use of all this new, more intelligent IT; specifically, how to educate our communities on how to apply guard rails that will ensure the use of AI as both ethical and beneficial to all. As 2018 continues on its downward slope toward a new ...

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    KNOWBE4 BOOSTS SECURITY AWARENESS TRAINING WITH VIRTUAL RISK OFFICER

    Oct 08, 2018

    The AI-powered capability provides cyber-security risk metrics for organizations to better understand where potential issues exist. Cyber-security awareness and training vendor KnowBe4 announced on Oct. 8 that it is expanding its capabilities with the addition of Virtual Risk Officer (VRO). The VRO ...

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    A LOOK BEYOND 2019: AI, BLOCKCHAIN AND QUANTUM – AND WHAT THIS MEANS FOR THE CLOUD BEHEMOTHS

    Oct 05, 2018

    As technology changes, the roles the key actors play changes with it. The feted Institute of Engineering and Technology hosted analysts from CCS Insight, who gave wide-ranging predictions on the state of the enterprise technology ecosystem - with the biggest cloud players featuring heavily in future...

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    GRAVITATIONAL DRAWS KUBERNETES INTO ITS SECURE CREDENTIAL SPHERE

    Oct 05, 2018

    Gravitational added management support via Kubernetes to its Teleport credential management product, which now places the popular container orchestration platform next to the already supported secure socket shell (SSH). Control of both is through a single pane of glass for organizations dealing with...

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    HOW CONVERGED SYSTEMS ARE ENABLING IT TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVES

    Oct 04, 2018

    Some IT organisations prefer infrastructure solutions that offer simplified cloud deployment models for their digital transformation projects. According to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC), worldwide converged systems market revenue increased 9.9 percent year-over-year...

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    VIRTUAL NETWORK FUNCTIONS GOING CLOUD NATIVE IN CONTAINERS

    Oct 02, 2018

    Remember network functions virtualization (NFV)? It seemingly only just arrived along with other disruptive, next-gen networking advances like software-defined networking (SDN) to shake up the once-staid networking space. The new network architecture followed the software-centric approach, virtualiz...

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    ARYAKA’S NEW CEO PLANS TO SHARPEN SD-WAN FIRM’S MESSAGE TO CUSTOMERS

    Oct 02, 2018

    Armed with a new CEO, SD-WAN vendor Aryaka is planning to sharpen its marketing message and become a more aggressive competitor in the SD-WAN market. Matt Carter is a former Sprint executive who most recently served as president and CEO at Inteliquent, a public, cloud-based unified communications co...

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    FILELESS MALWARE ATTACKS ON THE RISE, MICROSOFT SAYS

    Oct 01, 2018

    Fileless malware attacks, or incidents where the malicious payload doesn’t touch the disk, but is executed directly in memory instead, are on the rise, Microsoft says. Attacks that leverage fileless techniques are not new, but were recently adopted by a broader range of malware. A couple of ye...

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    HITACHI VANTARA LOOKS TO INTELLIGENT MAINTENANCE WITH LATEST RELEASES

    Sep 28, 2018

    Hitachi’s wholly-owned subsidiary Hitachi Vantara recently introduced data-driven, AI-based Lumada Maintenance Insights IoT solutions at the NEXT 2018 event. Thanks to the use of highly precise, prescriptive and predictive algorithms that these solutions help customers in anticipating breakdow...

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    FIVE KEY ELEMENTS TO A SUCCESSFUL CONNECTED ENTERPRISE

    Sep 28, 2018

    Consumers are using technology to their advantage. With it, they are less tolerant, less loyal and more promiscuous. They have learned how to exercise control over brands. In this kind of environment, it’s important to remember that the success of any customer-facing organisation depends on th...

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    MICROSOFT MAKES AZURE DATA BOX GENERALLY AVAILABLE FOR HEAVY DUTY DATA MIGRATION

    Sep 26, 2018

    More and more enterprise data is being transferred to the cloud, but sometimes the journey can break the network's back - which calls for less virtual and more physical solutions. Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure Data Box, a physical box which organisations can order, fi...

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    ADOBE RELAUNCHES CX PLATFORM, WILL CONTRIBUTE CODE TO OPEN SOURCE

    Sep 26, 2018

    Adobe updates its Adobe Cloud Platform as the Adobe Experience Platform and designates it as the “data foundation for customer experience management.” It also started the Open Data Initiative with Microsoft and SAP as partners. Adobe is using its extensive intellectual property portfolio...

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    MODE VALIDATES VERSA’S SD-WAN FOR MODE’S OVERLAY SERVICE ON ERICSSON’S GLOBAL NETWORK

    Sep 25, 2018

    Ericsson has built its own global network, which it calls Unified Delivery Network (UDN). And that UDN will now be used by Mode to deliver private connectivity and SD-WAN services enabled by Versa Networks, which have been validated as a solution that’s interoperable with Mode. Ericsson has be...

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    VMWARE ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF WORKSTATION 15 AND FUSION 11

    Sep 25, 2018

    Today VMware Inc. today announced the availability of the newest versions of its virtual platforms VMware Workstation 15 and VMware Fusion 11. The availability of and improvements to REST APIs for integration with development tools, plus enhanced UIs, expanded OS and hardware support, and a refined ...

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    MICROSOFT AZURE IOT PLANS NOW SUPPORT DIGITAL TWINS

    Sep 24, 2018

    Microsoft’s multi-billion dollar IoT pledge has now sprung a twin. The computing and cloudgiant added support for the use of digital twins on its Azure IoT platform. Digital twins are software models of physical items. This allows for the ability to model and monitor a physical item in real-ti...

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    HEALTHCARE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ADOPTION GROWS FOR SOFTWARE APPS

    Sep 21, 2018

    Organizations continue to adapt their IT infrastructure to accommodate healthcare artificial intelligence (AI) as IT systems become more complex and data sets become more robust. IDC predicts that spending on cognitive and AI technologies will triple by 2022 at CAGR of 37 percent. “The market ...

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    CLOUD SECURITY AND SMALL BUSINESSES – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO AVOID THE PITFALLS

    Sep 21, 2018

    Today we work in a world that is increasingly connected, convenient and cloud-based. This comes with a world of benefits not just for enterprises, but also for small to medium sized businesses (SMBs). It’s now easier than ever to share documents in the cloud, video-conference with colleagues a...

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    NUAGE NETWORKS SD-WAN 2.0 BRINGS CONNECTIVITY BEYOND BRANCHES

    Sep 19, 2018

    Nokia’s Nuage Networks today launched the newest release of its virtualized network services (VNS) platform, which it named SD-WAN 2.0. The service extends connectivity beyond just branches to also connect private data centers, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers, and public clouds. Accordi...

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    WHY KUBERNETES IS HELPING TO MAKE CLOUD MAINSTREAM

    Sep 19, 2018

    There has been a lot of talk in the first half of 2018 around how cloud is being adopted for mission critical applications and becoming mainstream. Right now, the impact of cloud services, cloud technologies and practices for organisations is rapidly accelerating as we enter the next wave of cloud a...

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    TALARI OFFERS NEW SD-WAN SOLUTION FOR CONNECTING MULTIPLE CLOUD SERVICES

    Sep 19, 2018

    Talari Networks announced a new offering targeting the growing software-defined wide-area-network (SD-WAN) space, highlighting connectivity to multiple cloud services. Called Cloud Connect, the new product seeks to prevent carrier lock-in and simplify enterprise migrations to hybrid multi-cloud netw...

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    ALMOST A THIRD OF KEY ENTERPRISE IT SPENDING TO BE CLOUD BASED BY 2022, SAYS GARTNER

    Sep 18, 2018

    Cisco may have said that cloud traffic would represent 95% of total data centre traffic by 2021 – but how much of that will be driven by the enterprise? New figures from Gartner give an intriguing picture. The analyst firm has forecast that by 2022 more than a quarter (28%) of spending within ...

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    OPENDAYLIGHT SDN CONTROLLER MARKS ADOPTION GAINS WITH 9TH RELEASE

    Sep 17, 2018

    The ninth release of the OpenDaylight software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) platform is out, adding new functionality and marking adoption gains. The platform provides an open source SDN controller for enterprise networking implementations. The platform release...

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    BITSIGHT LAUNCHES FORECASTING CAPABILITY FOR CYBER-RISK

    Sep 05, 2018

    Security ratings firm BitSight announced on Sept. 5 that it is expanding its offerings with the launch of the new BitSight Forecasting service. The BitSight Forecasting capability builds on BitSight's existing ratings service that helps organizations measure and benchmark cyber-security posture ...

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    IBM IDENTIFIES ONGOING FIN6 ATTACKS AGAINST POS TARGETS

    Sep 05, 2018

    The FIN6 cyber-hacking group has been increasingly attacking point of sale (PoS) systems, according to an IBM report released on Sept. 5. According to IBM's X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS), FIN6 has been using FrameworkPOS and GratefulPOS malware to steal payment card ...

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    JUNIPER NETWORKS, ERICSSON EXPAND PARTNERSHIP FOR 5G MANAGEMENT

    Sep 05, 2018

    Complete end-to-end 5G solution brings together best-of-breed radio access, IP transport and security portfolios to simplify service providers’ next-gen mobile networks. The prospect of earning big bucks in connection with the upcoming fifth-generation wireless, or 5G--the latest iteration of ...

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    ATLASSIAN LAUNCHES JIRA OPS FOR INCIDENT-RESPONSE MANAGEMENT

    Sep 05, 2018

    The company describes Jira Ops as a hub for modern incident management, because many response teams need a central control to find the right tools and practices to solve new-gen issues. Atlassian, the company that has revitalized the internal enterprise call center business with its Jira system, on ...

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    AVERE VFXT FILE SYSTEM FOR AZURE CLOUD GOES INTO PUBLIC PREVIEW

    Sep 05, 2018

    Previously available for Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform, the Avere vFXT clustered file system is now arriving for Azure. Seven months after acquiring clustered file system vendor Avere, Microsoft is unveiling the public preview of Avere vFXT for Azure, which now allows customers to in...

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    HOW EDGE COMPUTING ENHANCES HEALTH IT INFRASTRUCTURE

    Sep 04, 2018

    Healthcare organizations are adding more digital tools and trying to process growing amounts of data more quickly to meet enterprise demands. Many organizations have looked to the cloud for the best solution for democratizing data access and moving data around more quickly. While the cloud offers a ...

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    ANDROID SYSTEM BROADCASTS EXPOSE DEVICE INFORMATION

    Sep 04, 2018

    Android device details are being exposed to running applications via Wi-Fi broadcasts in the mobile operating system, Nightwatch Cybersecurity has discovered. The exposed information includes the WiFi network name, BSSID, local IP addresses, DNS server information, and the MAC address. Normally, ext...

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    GLOBAL PUBLIC CLOUD COMPUTING REVENUE TRENDS: HOW HYBRID AND MULTI-CLOUD WILL DOMINATE

    Sep 04, 2018

    The global public cloud computing market continues its predictable growth trend. By and large, it's viewed as an IT commodity, where customers have no loyalty to cloud service providers that follow a 'race to the bottom' mindset -- providing the lowest price at a given moment in time. Th...

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    STORJ LABS OFFERS UNIQUE MODEL FOR CLOUD STORAGE

    Sep 04, 2018

    Storj Labs launched an open source partner program that will divert revenues from its unique decentralized cloud storage platform to companies and individuals willing to house data on their computing systems. Storj Labs Executive Chairman and Interim CEO Ben Golub told attendees during a keynote add...

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    MICHAEL YAMNITSKY, WORK-BENCH: ON ENTERPRISE MACHINE LEARNING AND WHY ‘IT’S A GOOD TIME TO BE A MEGA CLOUD’

    Sep 03, 2018

    The future of enterprise software will be in some part automated, with machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies really starting to come to the fore. For all the actors cast in this fascinating drama – from the largest cloud vendors to startups, and from business anal...

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    CRITICAL VULNERABILITY PATCHED IN PHP PACKAGE REPOSITORY

    Aug 31, 2018

    A critical remote code execution vulnerability was recently addressed in packagist.org, a large PHP package repository, a security researcher reveals. An open source project, Packagist is the default package server behind Composer, a tool for dependency management in PHP, as it aggregates public PHP...

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    OPENSTACK ‘ROCKY’ MAKES IT EASIER TO DEPLOY ON BARE METAL

    Aug 31, 2018

    Open source cloud platform OpenStack now powers 75+ public cloud data centres and thousands of private cloud services at a scale of more than 10 million compute cores. Earlier versions of the platform were difficult to upgrade from one version to another. Moreover, it has been hard to deploy on bare...

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    VERIZON UPGRADES ITS CAT M NETWORK FOR IOT SOLUTIONS

    Aug 31, 2018

    Verizon has made its Cat M network capable of providing voice access and serve applications using fixed IoT voice services, such as alarm panels with communications components, by strengthening its ability to support a wide range of IoT solutions with enhanced features. A feature called Connected Mo...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=55055505

    ADVANCED ANDROID SPYWARE REMAINED HIDDEN FOR TWO YEARS

    Aug 30, 2018

    A newly detailed Android spyware that has an incredibly wide-ranging protocol has been active since May 2016, Kaspersky Lab warns. Dubbed BusyGasper, the malware includes device sensors listeners (such as motion detectors), can exfiltrate data from messaging applications (WhatsApp, Viber, Facebook),...

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    WHY DATA SOVEREIGNTY IS THE ONLY TRULY SAFE PATH TO AVOID PRIVACY SHIELD TURMOIL

    Aug 30, 2018

    Privacy is not just a legal obligation, it is an ethical commitment and a demonstration that you care about your customers’ privacy as much as they do. Many people will be surprised to hear that although the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect on May 25, many companies are...

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    DELL'S 'HYPER-CONVERGED, SOFTWARE-DEFINED' IOT SOLUTIONS SURVEILLANCE AIMS FOR SIMPLICITY

    Aug 30, 2018

    This week at VMworld, the Edge and and IoT Solutions Division at Dell Technologies announced that it's "combining tools from its broad portfolio with technology from Intel and partners in the Dell Technologies IoT Solutions Partner Program" to provide new Internet of Things (IoT) offer...

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    KUBERNETES DEVELOPMENT INFRASTRUCTURE MOVING OUT OF GOOGLE CONTROL

    Aug 29, 2018

    Google helped to create the Linux Foundation's Cloud Native Computing Foundation in July 2015 with the contribution of the Kubernetes container orchestration system. Although Google contributed Kubernetes, it was still running the core infrastructure for building, developing and testing Kubernet...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54955495

    CRYPTOJACKING ATTACKS GROWING RAPIDLY, TREND MICRO REPORTS

    Aug 28, 2018

    Trend Micro's 2018 midyear security report finds that ransomware attack volume is growing slowly, while cryptojacking continues to escalate. Trend Micro released its 2018 midyear security roundup on Aug. 28, revealing slowing growth of ransomware attacks, while cryptojacking attacks are surging....

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54985498

    CRITICAL APACHE STRUTS VULNERABILITY EXPLOITED IN LIVE ATTACKS

    Aug 28, 2018

    A Critical remote code execution vulnerability in Apache Struts 2 that was patched last week is already being abused in malicious attacks, threat intelligence firm Volexity warns. The flaw affects Struts 2.3 through 2.3.34, Struts 2.5 through 2.5.16, and possibly unsupported versions of the framewor...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54915491

    AWS LAUNCHES OVER THE AIR UPDATES FOR IOT BACKBONE FREERTOS

    Aug 28, 2018

    The operating system for microcontrollers enables low-powered connected devices, such as appliances, fitness trackers, industrial sensors, smart utility meters, security systems and a long list of others. Amazon Web Services, in addition to all the frontline cloud services it offers, also has been m...

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    AWS RELATIONAL DATABASE SERVICE ON VMWARE COMING IN FALL

    Aug 27, 2018

    VMware and Amazon Web Services are like two home-run sluggers playing on the same team in the All-Star Game. They each dominate a major market—VMware in IT system infrastructure and AWS in enterprise cloud services—and so both of them together comprise a huge one-two punch when competing...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54885488

    VMWORLD KEYNOTE HIGHLIGHTS AI ENSURING BETTER SECURITY

    Aug 27, 2018

    VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger hit all the high points of cutting-edge virtualization and networking technology during today's opening keynote address at the company's VMworld conference in Las Vegas. With an emphasis on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), Gelsinger discussed i...

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    FIVE WAYS TO STEP UP YOUR CYBERSECURITY: THE POWER OF THE CLOUD TO COMBAT THREATS

    Aug 24, 2018

    The latest entry in a never-ending series of data breaches comes courtesy of popular internet platform Reddit. The company revealed that a hacker was able to access usernames, passwords, and email addresses by intercepting SMS two-factor authentication. It's sad to say, but “giant company ...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54855485

    ARRAY NETWORKS SAYS IT’S THE NUTANIX OF PRIVATE CLOUD NETWORKING AND SECURITY

    Aug 24, 2018

    Array Networks wants to be the Nutanix of networking and security for private clouds. “What Nutanix did for compute and storage, and greatly simplify that into a single appliance that allows you to scale and consolidate and create a private cloud, we’re looking to do the same thing for t...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54875487

    HOW MULTI-SIDED DIGITAL PLATFORMS ARE CHANGING THE RULES IN IT

    Aug 22, 2018

    A multi-sided platform grows in value to the extent that it attracts more users, a phenomenon known as the “network effect.” Multi-sided, user-facing IT platforms, such as those deployed inside Google, eBay, Uber and Xbox, are becoming more strategic tools for enterprises all the time. W...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54765476

    GOOGLE CLOUD GETS UP TO SPEED WITH AWS AND AZURE WITH LAUNCH OF HSM CRYPTO TOOL

    Aug 22, 2018

    Google Cloud has announced the launch of a managed cloud-hosted hardware security module (HSM) service – joining Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure in this security benchmark. The Cloud HSM will enable customers to host encryption keys and perform cryptographic operations in FIPS 140-2 Le...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54785478

    QUARTERLY SAAS SPENDING HITS $20 BILLION – WITH MICROSOFT CONTINUING TO HOLD A SOLID LEAD

    Aug 22, 2018

    Microsoft continues to hold a solid lead in the enterprise SaaS market ahead of Salesforce – but even though the market can be considered mature there is plenty more potential to come. That is the key finding from the latest note by Synergy Research. The analysis, which comes from Q2 data, not...

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    PROTECTING YOUR COMPANY’S CROWN JEWELS: BUILDING CLOUD-BASED BACKUP AND DR INTO RANSOMWARE DEFENCE

    Aug 21, 2018

    It’s a sad fact of life that whenever someone owns anything of value, there’s someone else out there who wants to get their hands on it illegally. Today’s corporate crown jewels are the critical data on which organisations depend and the highwaymen are cybercriminals, who have buil...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54725472

    DELL EMC SAYS NEW SWITCH EASES SHIFT TO SOFTWARE-DEFINED NETWORKING

    Aug 20, 2018

    Dell EMC unveiled a new switch that it says embraces the world of modern networking, which is seeing an architectural shift toward technology disaggregation and software-defined networking (SDN). Announced last week, the new Z-series fabric switch targets 100 Gigabit Ethernet for open modern datacen...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54755475

    CODE OF APP SECURITY TOOL POSTED TO GITHUB

    Aug 20, 2018

    Code of DexGuard, software designed to secure Android applications and software development kits (SDKs), was removed from GitHub last week, after being illegally posted on the platform. The tool is developed by Guardsquare, a company that specializes in hardening Android and iOS applications against...

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    SAFEBREACH BRINGS RISK METRICS TO ATTACK SIMULATION PLATFORM

    Aug 20, 2018

    SafeBreach's latest platform update provides enhanced email security simulations to help organizations identify and remediate potential risks. SafeBreach announced on Aug. 20 that it is expanding its breach and attack simulation platform with enhanced attack simulations and new board-level risk ...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54705470

    EVOLUTE USES AUTOMATION TO SPEED UP ENTERPRISE MOVES TO CONTAINERS

    Aug 17, 2018

    Evolute’s container platform can rapidly scale, minimizing the complexity and cost of virtualization. By shortening implementation and using its speed, it reduces organizational downtime. Just when you were pretty sure there are enough data integration service providers to go around, along com...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54645464

    BORN IN THE CLOUD OR CLOUD-ENABLED? FOR VIRTUAL DESKTOPS, THERE’S A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE

    Aug 17, 2018

    In its Voice of the Enterprise: Cloud Transformation survey, 451 Research analysts found that 90 percent of organizations surveyed are using some type of cloud service. Last year, the cloud market was worth $28.1 billion; by 2021, it will almost double in value at $53.3 billion. And by next year, 69...

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    https://Infotech.report/news-article.aspx?ID=54665466