Docker and Microsoft Team Up in Initiative for Greater Container Control

December 10, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Docker and Microsoft have developed a new product which aims to help empower developers working in container environments. The product, known as Cloud Native Application Bundles (CNAB), is an open source specification for packaging and running distributed applications, enable a single all-in-one packaging format, across any combination of environments. As containerisation came to pass, the […]

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Old and New OpenSSH Backdoors Threaten Linux Servers

December 10, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

OpenSSH, a suite of networking software that allows secure communications over an unsecured network, is the most common tool for system administrators to manage rented Linux servers. And given that over one-third of public-facing internet servers run Linux, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that threat actors would exploit OpenSSH’s popularity to gain control of […]

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Why You Should Switch From MPLS to SD-WAN

December 7, 2018 Published in: Cloud Author: Vedran Bozicevic

sd-wan as a service

Multinational corporations have traditionally needed global MPLS services to build their WAN. Until recently, there simply was no alternative. That has changed now that secure, global SD-WAN as a Service is available worldwide. But as business has evolved so too the network perimeter has dissolved. Fixed locations have given way to mobile users, corporate applications […]

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Kubernetes Vulnerability Hits Top of Severity Scale

December 7, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

The security issue strikes at some of the basic reasons for the rising popularity of containers as an architecture and Kubernetes as an orchestration mechanism. The first major security vulnerability – 9.8 out of a possible 10 – in Kubernetes was disclosed earlier this week. The vulnerability (CVE-2018-1002105) allows for privilege escalation and can be […]

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Backdoors Up 44%, Ransomware Up 43% from 2017

December 7, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Nearly one in three computers was hit with a malware attack this year, and ransomware and backdoors continue to pose a risk. Backdoor and ransomware detections increased 44% and 43%, respectively, in 2018, the same year nearly 30% of computers faced at least one malicious threat online, researchers report. The Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2018 found […]

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IBM Chosen to Push Cloud-Native Banking Platform

December 4, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

UK software firm Thought Machine has chosen IBM to accelerate the implementation of its cloud-native banking platform. The system is called Vault and Thought Machine said it was created to give traditional banks with legacy systems and business constraints a platform to meet the demands of modern banking. The partnership has already had some success […]

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New Report Details Rise, Spread of Email-based Attacks

December 4, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Criminal hackers are sold on the value of email and social media, and they’re adapting their use of those channels to maintain the impact of their attacks. A new report indicates how powerful those adaptions are and just how important communication channels remain to criminals. “Protecting People: A Quarterly Analysis of Highly Targeted Cyber Attacks” […]

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GlobalDots Selects Interxion Dublin for Data Centre Services

December 4, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Dublin – 4 December, 2018 – INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE:INXN), a leading European provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that it has been selected by GlobalDots to house its data in Ireland. GlobalDots is one of the largest independent cloud performance and security value-add resellers in the world with a […]

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7 Trends Driving Enterprise IT Transformation in 2019

November 30, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Enabling the business outcome in a ‘Real-Time’ enterprise environment is the next challenge for global brands and government agencies in 2019. Tech companies will need to drive hard to continually exceed to their customers’ expectations during a time of accelerating change. They will need to show how technology can help deliver on their customers’ objectives, […]

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Samsung is Building a Data Center in Korea’s DMZ to Challenge Azure and AWS

November 30, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Samsung has announced it’s building a data centre just a mile from the South Korean border with North Korea on an old civilian shooting range called Chuncheon. The demilitarised zone (DMZ) is pretty close to the site, with military personnel patrolling around 50km away, over the border. But Samsung doesn’t seem to think that’s too […]

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