Attackers are Weaponizing More Vulnerabilities Than Ever Before

April 23, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

2018 had the most weaponized vulnerabilities ever (177), which represents a 139% increase compared to 2017, according to the RiskSense latest report. In addition, the rate of exploits discovered in the wild before a patch was available was nearly three times higher last year than the previous record set in 2010. The RiskSense Vulnerability Weaponization […]

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6 Takeaways from Ransomware Attacks in Q1

April 23, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Ransomware attacks may be declining in number but almost every other metric related to the threat is trending upward: higher ransom payments, more downtime loss, and longer recovery time. Those are some of the findings from a new report from Coveware that studied data from ransomware attacks in the first quarter of 2019. Overall, victims […]

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Cloud Security Spend Set to Reach $12.6B by 2023

April 19, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Businesses are expected to spend $12.6 billion on cloud security tools by 2023, up from $5.6 billion in 2018 and with an especially close focus on public cloud native platform security, Forrester reports. The data comes from its “Cloud Security Solutions Forecast, 2018 to 2023,” which investigates the ways companies will invest in cloud security […]

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Worldwide IT Spending to Grow Just 1.1% in 2019

April 19, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.79 trillion in 2019, an increase of 1.1 percent from 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. The data center systems segment will experience the largest decline in 2019 with a decrease of 2.8 percent. This is mainly due to expected lower average selling prices (ASPs) in […]

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What is Serverless Computing?

April 19, 2019 Published in: Cloud Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Cloud computing has brought enormous change to the world of applications. It makes long-standing constraints on application development and deployment disappear. It’s no exaggeration that most of the innovation in IT over the past decade has been enabled, catalyzed, or caused by cloud computing. Lately, a new cloud-based technology has emerged that has the potential […]

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The Top Emerging Risks Organizations are Facing

April 15, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Gartner surveyed 98 senior executives across industries and geographies and found that “accelerating privacy regulation” had overtaken “talent shortages” as the top emerging risk in the Q1 2019 Emerging Risk Monitor survey. Concerns around privacy regulations were consistently spread across the globe, denoting the increasingly numerous and geographically specific regulations that companies must now comply […]

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Google Cloud Doubles Down on Security at Next

April 15, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Google has announced 30 security features for its Google Cloud Platform (GCP) at Google Cloud Next 2019, building on a two-year-long commitment to making its platforms more robust. Prior to today’s announcement, Google Cloud had invested heavily into its security systems, launching more than 70 products and services in 2018 and with it now adding […]

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Elastic and Google Cloud Expand Managed Elasticsearch Service Partnership

April 12, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Elastic and Google Cloud (GCP) announced the expansion of their managed Elasticsearch Service partnership to make it faster and easier for users to deploy Elasticsearch within their Google Cloud Platform (GCP) accounts. Building upon the partnership to deliver Elastic’s Elasticsearch Service on GCP, the companies announced a fully managed, cloud-native integration for discovery, billing, and […]

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77% of Organizations Lack a Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan

April 12, 2019 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

How prepared are organizations when it comes to withstanding and recovering from a cyberattack? The fourth annual benchmark study on Cyber Resilience by IBM Security and the Ponemon Institute showed that 77 percent of them are still do not have a cybersecurity incident response plan applied consistently across the enterprise. Of the organizations surveyed that […]

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How to Maximize Audience Engagement by Increasing Online Video Performance

April 12, 2019 Published in: Streaming Author: Vedran Bozicevic

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Online video’s explosive growth has created tremendous new opportunities for engaging customers and developing new revenue streams. But despite the fact that video is becoming increasingly central to many online business strategies, many publishers still lack the tools and data to understand what factors are important in keeping their audiences engaged. In the U.S., roughly […]

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