(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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What the Dyn DDoS Attacks Taught Us About Cloud-Only EFSS

DDoS Attacks October 21st, 2016 went into the annals of Internet history for the large scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks that made popular Internet properties like Twitter, SoundCloud, Spotify and Box inaccessible to many users in the US. The DDoS attack happened in three waves ...
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Connected Manufacturing A car is driven back to its home garage for the night, and its data port is plugged in. Then, some exciting things happen. First off, the car sends diagnostic information back to the manufacturer to cross-check against any systems that require repair, maintenance, or replacement. The manufacturer then downloads a selection of new driver experiences, including a ...
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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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Moving Test and Dev to the Cloud Have you ever seen the old parlor trick in which a person pulls a tablecloth out from under a fully set table without disturbing a single item of cutlery or glassware? It's something that comes to mind for many IT managers and engineers tasked with the job of evolving their network environments while ...
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The Cloud Above Our Home

Our Home - Moving All Things Into The Cloud The promise of a smart home had excited the imagination of ...
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5 Surprising Ways Cloud Computing Is Changing Education

Cloud Computing Education The benefits of cloud computing are being recognized in businesses and institutions across the board, with almost ...
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The Questions of Privacy In The Internet of Things Revolution

Privacy in the Internet of Things Revolution The Internet of Things (IoT) has been promising a lot to consumers for ...
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Consequences Of Combining Off Premise Cloud Storage and Corporate Data

Off Premise Corporate Data Storage Cloud storage is a broad term. It can encompass anything from on premise solutions, to ...
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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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Three Factors For Choosing Your Long-term Cloud Strategy

Choosing Your Long-term Cloud Strategy A few weeks ago I visited the global headquarters of a large multi-national company to ...
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Why Small Businesses Need A Business Intelligence Dashboard

The Business Intelligence Dashboard As a small business owner you would certainly know the importance of collecting and analyzing data ...
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Disaster Recovery – A Thing Of The Past!

Disaster Recovery  Ok, ok – I understand most of you are saying disaster recovery (DR) is still a critical aspect ...
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Achieving Network Security In The IoT

Security In The IoT The network security market is experiencing a pressing and transformative change, especially around access control and ...
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The Five Rules of Security and Compliance in the Public Cloud Era

Security and Compliance  With technology at the heart of businesses today, IT systems and data are being targeted by criminals, ...
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