(ISC)²: "RANSOMWARE’S GREAT LESSONS"

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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Future of Banking Part 3: AI Bankers

AI Bankers With digital banking and social payments already making waves in the financial community there is one more piece of technology that is revolutionising the banking world; AI advisors. While human advisors can offer ...
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Global Public Cloud Spending To Double By 2020

The Cloud and Endpoint Modeling The worldwide migration of IT resources to the public cloud continues, at a head-spinning pace. Global public-cloud spending was forecast to reach $96.5 billion in 2016, according to IDC — ...
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Why All The Satellites?

Low Orbit Satellite Investment Making Rounds More and more tech firms are trying to get their satellites into orbit. Modern satellite technology can do so much more than make phone-calls or watch TV, you can navigate, ...
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Should We Treat Robots Like Humans Part 1: Robo-taxation

Robo-taxation Should robots be taxed? That is the question that Bill Gates has given his somewhat controversial answer to last week, declaring that humans should be taxing robot workers as if they were human. Gates ...
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Scality HALO Cloud Monitor and Dedicated Care Services (DCS)

Scality HALO Cloud Monitor This morning, Scality announced a new turnkey 24/7 monitoring solution, Scality HALO Cloud Monitor, for the Scality RING object storage platform and S3-focused products. Guaranteeing 100% uptime for managed private cloud ...
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Safeguarding Data Before Disaster Strikes

Safeguarding Data  Online data backup is one of the best methods for businesses of all sizes to replicate their data and protect against data loss in the event of an IT outage or security incident ...
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Network Function Virtualization (NFV) Technology to Help Enable Service Providers to Manage More Than One Million Devices in Their Networks BARCELONA, MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS – March 1, 2017— With more than 10 billion devices and connections projected by 2020, according to Cisco’s Mobile Visual Networking  Forecast  (2016-2021), service providers will need the scalability and performance to manage the high growth ...
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Achieves Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security and Compliance for New and Existing Healthcare Customers SAN ANTONIO – March 1, 2017 – Rackspace® today announced that it has earned Certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance for its dedicated environment. With the HITRUST CSFCertified status, the Rackspace Dedicated environment now meets ...
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Amazon’s S3 web-based storage service is experiencing widespread issues, leading to service that’s either partially or fully broken on websites, apps and devices upon which it relies. The AWS offering provides hosting for images for a lot of sites, and also hosts entire websites, and app backends including Nest. The S3 outage is due to “high error rates with S3 ...
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Honda Launches Connected Car Services BARCELONA, Spain (Mobile World Congress) – Honda is leveraging IoT solutions from Cisco Jasper® and Bright Box to deliver the MyHonda Connected Car platform, which provides a suite of powerful services that enhances the driving experience. MyHonda utilizes telematics solutions from Bright Box, powered by the Cisco® Jasper Control Center automated IoT connectivity management platform, ...
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Cisco Jasper Completes NB-IoT Trials BARCELONA, Spain (Mobile World Congress) – In response to demand from an increasing number of companies looking for low cost, low power Internet of Things (IoT) devices to help optimize their businesses and deliver new services, Cisco today announced that Cisco Jasper® has completed live trials of NB-IoT on its Control Center connectivity management platform, ...
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State of the Cloud Report In 2017

Cloud Report 2017 As the definitive guide to the biggest trends in the cloud industry, this year’s “State of the Cloud Report” includes: State of the Cloud 2017 from Bessemer Venture Partners 1. A Look Back at 2016  2016 was a marquee year for a ...
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A New Era for Cyber Crime Last September, the website of a well-known security journalist was hit by a massive DDoS attack. The site's host stated it was the largest attack of that type they had ever seen. Rather than originating at an identifiable location, the attack seemed to come from everywhere, and it seemed to have been driven through ...
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Ransomware 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." Ransomware has grown recently to become one of the primary threats to companies, governments and institutions worldwide ...
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Defending the Organization When people talk about security audits in an organization, thoughts immediately go to malware, cyberattacks and other front line issues. These appear as the most obvious types of threats and are consequently given the greatest attention. As essential as these responses are, companies need additional layers of audit and defence further up the hierarchy if they are ...
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Digital Transformation: Not Just For Large Enterprises Anymore

Digital Transformation Digital transformation is the acceleration of business activities, processes, and operational models to fully embrace the changes and ...
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Five Cloud Questions Every CIO Needs To Know How To Answer

The Hot Seat Five cloud questions every CIO needs to know how to answer The cloud is a powerful thing, ...
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Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid: Which Cloud Is Right for Your Business?

Public vs. Private vs. Hybrid The debate surrounding the deliverability of cloud computing is coming to a close. Businesses have ...
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Why Hybrid Cloud Delivers Better Business Agility

Why Hybrid Cloud Delivers Better Business Agility A CIO friend of mine once told me that a hybrid cloud model ...
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Why Cloud Compliance Doesn’t Need To Be So Overly Complicated

Cloud Compliance  Regulatory compliance is an issue that has not only weighed heavily on the minds of executives, security and ...
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Cloud-Based or On-Premise ERP Deployment? Find Out

ERP Deployment You know how ERP deployment can improve processes within your supply chain, and the things to keep in ...
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Choosing IaaS or a Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting Provider?

There is a Difference - So Stop Comparing We are all familiar with the old saying “That's like comparing apples ...
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5 Considerations You Need To Review Before Investing In Data Analytics

Investing In Data Analytics Big data, when handled properly, can lead to big change. Companies in a wide variety of ...
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4 Different Types of Attacks – Understanding the “Insider Threat”

Understanding the "Insider Threat"  The revelations that last month’s Sony hack was likely caused by a disgruntled former employee have ...
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The Cloud Is Not Enough! Why Businesses Need Hybrid Solutions

Why Businesses Need Hybrid Solutions Running a cloud server is no longer the novel trend it once was. Now, the ...
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