Cloud and Hybrid Technology Tops the Priority List for Businesses

November 12, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

loud and hybrid IT are one of the top five most important tools in their organisation’s technology strategy, according to 95% of IT professionals participating in a survey of more than 800 IT workers conducted by SolarWinds. Of these, 77% of respondents said that cloud technology topped their list of most important technologies, and was […]

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Reported Breaches in the First 9 Months of 2018 Exposed 3.6 Billion Records

November 12, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

There have been 3,676 publicly disclosed data compromise events through September 30. Breach activity continues at a consistent pace for 2018, which although significant in level, will likely not reach the numbers we saw in 2017, according to the 2018 Q3 Data Breach QuickView report by Risk Based Security. Image Source A new metric Risk […]

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Amazon and Cisco Join Forces to Create Hybrid App Development Platform

November 9, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Cisco Hybrid Solution for Kubernetes on Amazon allows businesses to switch apps from the cloud to on-premise and vice-versa Amazon and Cisco have teamed up to make it easier for developers to build apps across cloud and traditional on-premise architecture, switching them from one to the other when required. Cisco Hybrid Solution for Kubernetes on […]

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New Side-Channel Attacks Target Graphics Processing Units

November 9, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

A new brand of side-channel vulnerabilities has been disclosed and this time it’s not the CPU that’s under attack: it’s the GPU. New exploits published by computer scientists at the University of California, Riverside, leave both individual users and high-performance computing systems at potential risk. The three sets of exploits pull sensitive data out of […]

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Two New Bluetooth Chip Flaws Expose Millions of Devices to Remote Attacks

November 5, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Security researchers have unveiled details of two critical vulnerabilities in Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) chips embedded in millions of access points and networking devices used by enterprises around the world. Dubbed BleedingBit, the set of two vulnerabilities could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code and take full control of vulnerable devices without authentication, including […]

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Worst Malware and Threat Actors of 2018

November 5, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Two reports call out the most serious malware attacks and attackers of the year (so far). According to a new report issued by Webroot, among the worst are three large botnets. The list starts with Emotet, included because of its ability to spread laterally within a victim’s network. Trickbot follows, both on the list and […]

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Destructive Cyberattacks Spiked in Q3

November 2, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Instead of simply fleeing when discovered, adversaries are actively engaging with incident response teams, a new Carbon Black study finds. New data gathered from more than three dozen providers of incident response services reveals a disturbing increase in the past quarter of destructive cyberattacks targeting US organizations. What is not clear is whether the attacks—many […]

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Top 10 Predictions and Key Drivers for the IT Industry for the Next Five Years

November 2, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Over the past several years, IT and business leaders have been focused on the digital transformation (DX) their organizations must go through as they reimagine their organizations built on 3rd Platform technologies (cloud, mobile, big data & analytics, and social) and further enabled by Innovation Accelerators such as the IoT, AI, and AR/VR. Today, this […]

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IBM Buys Red Hat Open-Source Company for $34 Billion

October 29, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

IBM confirmed that it would be acquiring open source Linux firm Red Hat for $190 per share in cash, working out to a total value of approximately $34 billion. Red Hat, known for its Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system, is a leading software company that offers open-source software products to the enterprise community. […]

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Organizations Feel Ready to Put Highly Sensitive Data in the Cloud

October 29, 2018 Published in: News Author: Vedran Bozicevic

Many corporate employees are ready to store highly sensitive data in the cloud. However, many are still skeptical of the security posture of their own organizations, according to an Armor poll that fielded responses from 37,000 Twitter users over a 13-week period. Additional key findings show that reducing the cost of managing security, maintaining compliance, […]

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