Has Cybersecurity Become Too Reactive?

John Davis, CSO of Palo Alto Networks' federal division, suggested that too many firms have given in to the hackers by resigning themselves to this reactionary approach. "Some of our industry has given up on the ability to prevent and is focused primarily on detection and response, which means, with a mindset like that, it means you're always involved in cleaning up aisle nine, as some people like to say..."

Looking to 2018 and the Future: Do You Think We Are Entering a 4th Turn or 5th Wave?

By John Pientka | January 19, 2018

2018 and the Future Wow! 2017 sure was something. Looking ahead do you see darkness – the 4th turn – or the light – the 5th wave. Your view may depend on your digital awareness. Surprised? Read on. What a roller coaster

Red Hat global survey finds field services operations bullish on emerging technologies

By CloudBuzz | January 18, 2018

Bullish Emerging Technologies For many industries, from transportation to utilities, manufacturing and more, field workers are pivotal to the success of business operations, the satisfaction of customers, and the growth of the bottom line. Field workers are now at the

Amazon shortlists 20 cities for second headquarters

By CloudBuzz | January 18, 2018

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) has short-listed 20 cities and regions, including one in Canada, for the construction of a second headquarters that it says will generate 50,000 new, high-paying jobs. Major U.S. centers including New York City, Los Angeles,

Infatuation leads to love – How container orchestration and federation enables multi-cloud competition

By Dana Gardner | January 18, 2018

Container Orchestration The use of containers by developers — and now increasingly IT operators — has grown from infatuation to deep and abiding love. But as with any long-term affair, the honeymoon soon leads to needing to live well together

How Can Blockchain-as-a-Service Help Your Business?

By Mike Chan | January 17, 2018

Blockchain-as-a-Service “Have you seen the price of Bitcoin?”, “You gotta get in on Ripple, it’s going through the roof!”, “Are we in a crypto bubble? Is it all going to crash?” You may have heard all the hype about cryptocurrencies over the

Machine Learning Explained: Understanding Supervised, Unsupervised, and Reinforcement Learning

By Ronald van Loon | January 17, 2018

Machine Learning Explained Once we start delving into the concepts behind Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), we come across copious amounts of jargon related to this field of study. Understanding this jargon and how it can have an

IBM shares rise after Barclays double upgrade

By CloudBuzz | January 17, 2018

(Reuters) – Shares in International Business Machines rose nearly 2 percent on Wednesday, helped by a double-notch upgrade for the company from Barclays ahead of fourth-quarter results on Thursday. Barclays cited a handful of reasons for moving the stock to

DigitalOcean Announces New Compute Plans to Provide Best Price-to-Performance for Production Applications

By CloudBuzz | January 16, 2018

Changes Position DigitalOcean as Most Competitive, Simple Pricing Solution in Cloud Infrastructure Industry NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DigitalOcean, the cloud for developers, today announced new pricing to deliver more memory, compute power and flexibility for customers at

Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Most In-Demand on LinkedIn

By Louis Columbus | January 16, 2018

Data Science And Machine Learning Jobs Machine Learning Engineers, Data Scientists, and Big Data Engineers rank among the top emerging jobs on LinkedIn. Data scientist roles have grown over 650% since 2012, but currently, 35,000 people in the US have data

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Cisco Discusses the Resilience of Cloud Strategy

Cisco Discusses the Resilience of Cloud Strategy

Cloud Strategy With businesses and consumers relying on the public cloud more than ever, it’s important that market transparency and ...
Using Private Cloud Architecture For Multi-Tier Applications

Using Private Cloud Architecture For Multi-Tier Applications

Private Cloud Architecture These days, Multi-Tier Applications are the norm. From SharePoint’s front-end/back-end configuration, to LAMP-based websites using multiple servers to handle ...
WordPress Security 101 – Protecting Against Insider Threats

WordPress Security 101 – Protecting Against Insider Threats

Protecting Against Insider Threats Continued from part 1 of our 5 part WordPress security series. A recent Breach Level Index report by ...
Ransomware Cyber-Attacks: Best Practices and Preventative Measures

Ransomware Cyber-Attacks: Best Practices and Preventative Measures

Ransomware Cyber-Attacks “WanaCrypt0r 2.0” or “WannaCry,” an unprecedented global ransomware cyber-attack recently hit over 200,000 banking institutions, hospitals, government agencies, ...
Is Machine Learning Making Your Data Scientists Obsolete?

Is Machine Learning Making Your Data Scientists Obsolete?

Machine Learning and Data Scientists In a recent study, almost all the businesses surveyed stated that big data analytics were ...
Cloud Communications Security: Whose Business Is It, Anyway?

Cloud Communications Security: Whose Business Is It, Anyway?

Cloud Communications Security Don’t count on cloud providers to provide all your UCaaS security It’s official: Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) has ...
“God Does Not Play Dice with the Universe” – Albert Einstein. Oh Really? Welcome to Quantum Cloud Computing

“God Does Not Play Dice with the Universe” – Albert Einstein. Oh Really? Welcome to Quantum Cloud Computing

Welcome to Quantum Cloud Computing It is real but makes no sense to our everyday experience. And, it is now ...
Safeguarding Data When Employees Leave The Company

Safeguarding Data When Employees Leave The Company

Safeguarding Data Employee turnover is unavoidable. According to CompData Consulting, the average employee turnover rate in 2015 in the US ...
Get Ready For Virtual Reality and the Cloud

Get Ready For Virtual Reality and the Cloud

Virtual Reality Cloud We’re lucky to live in an era where virtual reality is no longer relegated to the confines ...
Ransomware: A Digital Pandemic - Is There A Cure?

Ransomware: A Digital Pandemic – Is There A Cure?

The Rise Of Ransomware You can imagine the scene: you’ve just completed that business plan and a set of accounts ...

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