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Four Ways to Improve Cybersecurity and Ensure Business Continuity

By David Discenza | July 23, 2019

Four Ways to Improve Cybersecurity Cyber-attacks on businesses have become common place. In fact, it’s estimated that a cyber-attack occurs every 39 seconds. Who are the targets of these attacks? You might think that it’s large corporations and, in a

BBC Tech

Lancaster University students’ data stolen by cyber-thieves

By BBC Tech | July 23, 2019

Students’ personal data has been stolen in a “sophisticated and malicious” phishing attack at Lancaster University. Officials said the information had been used to send bogus invoices to applicants. “A very small number” of student records, phone numbers and ID

The Verge

The Verge – Delivery apps like DoorDash are using your tips to pay workers’ wages

By The Verge | July 23, 2019

When you order food through an app and tip the worker who delivers it, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the money you give goes directly to that person. But in reality, some delivery apps use your tip to make

Choosing A Cloud Provider for VMware Workloads

Choosing A Cloud Provider for VMware Workloads? Ask These Questions First

By Steve Prentice | July 22, 2019

VMware Workloads Provider Most of the cloud fanfare we see in today’s media is focused on application development, specifically, the services that cloud providers offer to support development of new applications on their platforms (IaaS). For new companies that are

Migration Cloud

The Best Cloud Migration Should Be Invisible to Your Customers

By Jeremy Daniel | July 22, 2019

How you approach a migration of your assets to the AWS Cloud is important to getting it right When the British-bank TSB decided to migrate to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud in 2017, they could barely imagine that they

ISC2

CEOs: Cybersecurity Will Be a Major Challenge in the Coming Decade

By CloudBuzz | July 22, 2019

Cybersecurity concerns remain top of mind for global CEOs as they weigh the challenges their organizations will face in the next five to 10 years. A new report by global management consultancy EY reveals that cybersecurity tops the list of

USA today

Want to break up ‘Big Tech’? Don’t fall prey to these misconceptions

By CloudBuzz | July 22, 2019

Advocates and opponents of breaking up Facebook, Google and other technology giants are falling prey to some serious misconceptions This article was written by Bhaskar Chakravorti, Dean of Global Business, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, and originally appeared on The Conversation, a

The Guardian

The Great Hack: the film that goes behind the scenes of the Facebook data scandal

By CloudBuzz | July 21, 2019

This week sees the release of The Great Hack, a Netflix documentary that is the first feature-length attempt to gather all the strands of the affair into some sort of narrative – though it is one contested even by those appearing

Reuters news

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 million to settle U.S. data breach probes: WSJ

By Reuters | July 21, 2019

(Reuters) – Credit reporting company Equifax Inc (EFX.N) is close to a deal to pay around $700 million to settle data breach probes with U.S. regulators and states, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the

Google News

Protecting private browsing in Chrome

By Google | July 19, 2019

Protecting private browsing Chrome’s Incognito Mode is based on the principle that you should have the choice to browse the web privately. At the end of July, Chrome will remedy a loophole that has allowed sites to detect people who

Cloud Flare

Securing infrastructure at scale with Cloudflare Access

By CloudBuzz | July 19, 2019

I rarely have to deal with the hassle of using a corporate VPN and I hope it remains this way. As a new member of the Cloudflare team, that seems possible. Coworkers who joined a few years ago did not

Washington post

Trump says Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract should be investigated. Again. – The Washington Post

By CloudBuzz | July 19, 2019

President Trump on Thursday said he would direct aides to investigate a pending military contract widely expected to be awarded to Amazon, saying he had heard multiple complaints about an allegedly unfair bidding process. His involvement would be an unusual

ZDnet

Google to clamp down on Incognito Mode detection

By CloudBuzz | July 19, 2019

Company also triples maximum baseline reward for security bugs. Google has chosen to remove a method websites could use to detect visitors that used Chrome’s Incognito Mode when on a web site. When Chrome 76 lands at the end of

Vice

Vice: Researchers Trick Cylance’s AI-Based Antivirus Into Thinking Malware Is ‘Goodware’

By CloudBuzz | July 19, 2019

By taking strings from an online gaming program and appending them to malicious files, researchers were able to trick Cylance’s AI-based antivirus engine into thinking programs like WannaCry and other malware are benign. Artificial intelligence has been touted by some

Wired

Everyone Wants Facebook’s Libra to Be Regulated. But How?

By Wired | July 18, 2019

Everyone from President Trump to Representative Maxine Waters (D-California) says Libra, Facebook’s planned cryptocurrency, should be heavily regulated. But nobody seems to know how—including Facebook. That much was clear in the often muddled questions of legislators who hauled in Facebook

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New York Times – Google and Facebook Are Quietly Tracking You on Sex Websites

By CloudBuzz | July 18, 2019

A new study scanned 22,484 pornography sites and found them riddled with trackers from major technology companies Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are always watching you — even when you’re browsing pornography websites in incognito mode. Trackers from tech companies like

MIT tech review

A new microchip aims to stump hackers with a constantly moving target

By MIT Technology Review | July 17, 2019

Morpheus repeatedly changes key parts of its code to foil cyberattacks Last year’s revelations of security holes that affect billions of chips have spurred researchers to seek more effective ways of securing semiconductors. Todd Austin, a professor at the University

Accenture News

Cost of Cybercrime Continues to Rise for Financial Services Firms

By Accenture | July 16, 2019

Malicious insider attacks are the most expensive and lengthy attacks to resolve NEW YORK; July 16, 2019 – The cost to address and contain cyberattacks is greater for financial services firms than for companies in any other industry and the

Practically Speaking About IT Infrastructure

Choosing a New Cloud Provider? Let the Workload Be Your Guide

By Steve Prentice | July 16, 2019

Improving IT efficiency, delivery, and cost structure There’s no question that customers are embracing cloud for all types of workloads. Whether the workloads are mission-critical, third-tier applications, or somewhere in between, the cloud has become the destination of choice for

Reuters news

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency

By Reuters | July 16, 2019

U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politicians across the globe. Facebook is fighting a

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