RANSOMWARE TRACKING MAPS

The vision is chilling. It’s another busy day. An employee arrives and logs on to the network only to be confronted by a locked screen displaying a simple message: “Your files have been captured and encrypted. To release them, you must pay...”

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Microsoft quarterly results beat as cloud revenue soars

Microsoft quarterly results beat as cloud revenue soars

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) on Thursday posted quarterly profit and revenue that beat analysts’ estimates, as more businesses signed up for its Azure cloud computing services and Office 365 productivity suite. The company’s flagship ...
Worldwide Spending on Blockchain Forecast to Reach $11.7 Billion in 2022, According to New IDC Spending Guide

Worldwide Spending on Blockchain Forecast to Reach $11.7 Billion in 2022, According to New IDC Spending Guide

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 19, 2018 – Worldwide spending on blockchain solutions is forecast to reach $11.7 billion in 2022, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Blockchain Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). IDC expects ...
Google's Loon brings internet-by-balloon to Kenya

Google’s Loon brings internet-by-balloon to Kenya

A network of giant balloons will soon bring internet access to remote regions of rural Kenya. Google's sister-company Loon has announced its first commercial deal: partnering with Telkom Kenya to deliver connectivity to the region ...
The Fraud Management Solutions Market Will Exceed $10 Billion By 2023

The Fraud Management Solutions Market Will Exceed $10 Billion By 2023

Estimates of the cost of fraud vary widely, but almost everyone agrees that the cost is huge and appears to be increasing. Looking just at eCommerce, Forrester predicts that US and Western European eCommerce fraud ...
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2.3 Billion Account Credentials Compromised from 51 Organizations in 2017; New Research Shows Breadth of Breach Impacts

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Shape Security, the provider of advanced security and fraud technology for the world’s largest companies, today released its second annual Credential Spill Report, shedding light on the extent ...
Google hit with record $5 billion EU antitrust fine

Google hit with record $5 billion EU antitrust fine

EU regulators hit Google with a record 4.34 billion euros ($5 billion) antitrust fine on Wednesday for using its Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals. The penalty is nearly double the previous record ...
Amazon, MLB add machine-learned stats to cloud deal

Amazon, MLB add machine-learned stats to cloud deal

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc will provide a new set of real-time statistics and graphics on live baseball games later this season, expanding its cloud computing deal with U.S. Major League Baseball, the two ...
Netflix subscriber slip hints at 'lumpy' road ahead

Netflix subscriber slip hints at ‘lumpy’ road ahead

(Reuters) - Shares of Netflix Inc fell 13 percent on Tuesday after it reported a surprise shortfall in subscriber additions for a second quarter marked by the lack of a blockbuster new show and the ...
Kodak Bitcoin mining 'scam' evaporates

Kodak Bitcoin mining ‘scam’ evaporates

The company behind a Kodak-branded crypto-currency mining scheme has confirmed the plan has collapsed. In January, a Bitcoin mining computer labelled Kodak KashMiner was on display on Kodak's official stand at the CES technology show ...
The Virtue of Intelligence in the Cloud

The Virtue of Intelligence in the Cloud

According to a recent IDG survey, about 70% of companies have at least one application in the cloud. An additional 43% want to migrate most, or all, of their data workloads and analytics capabilities to the ...

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3 Major Concerns For The Cloud

3 Major Concerns For The Cloud

Concerns For The Cloud With the rise of cloud computing, different concerns about adopting the cloud have arisen over the ...
A Smart Data Approach to Assurance in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

A Smart Data Approach to Assurance in a Hybrid Cloud Environment

Smart Data Microsoft and Amazon both reported significant growth in their cloud businesses recently. Revenue for Microsoft’s Azure increased by ...
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Artificial or Augmented Intelligence: Talks with Intel’s Chief Data Scientist, Bob Rogers

Artificial or Augmented Intelligence I recently sat down with Bob Rogers. Bob is Intel’s Chief Data Scientist for Analytics and ...
Four Cloud Security Mega Trends

Four Cloud Security Mega Trends

Cloud Security Trends Last year was a big year for the cloud. Cloud adoption continued to grow at a rapid ...
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How Can Blockchain-as-a-Service Help Your Business?

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 ...
It’s Not Digital Transformation; It’s Digital “Business” Transformation – Part II

It’s Not Digital Transformation; It’s Digital “Business” Transformation – Part II

Previously in Part I “It’s Not Digital Transformation; It’s Digital “Business” Transformation – Part I” we introduced two fundamental digital ...