Disruption of critical public services or data compromise can cost people their privacy, their livelihoods and sometimes even their lives. What IT security threats do enterprises have to deal with today? Large Organizations Not Yet Able to Secure their Complex IT Environments
With more than 75% of enterprise security breaches due to external threat actors, how can organizations apply intelligence and automation to augment digital defenses? The State of Digital Defense
Be aware that all public cloud providers are not alike. The Critical First Steps Towards Leveraging the Public Cloud to Meet Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Compliance Regulations
Fixing bottleneck issues is crucial and requires first identifying the underperforming component. Five Common Application Bottlenecks and Recommended Resolutions
Data virtualization is fast emerging as an architectural approach to quickly gain control over sensitive customer information stored across multiple systems. Protected by Design - How Data Virtualization Can Reduce Data Privacy Risk
Promisingly, security features and protections in the major public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure and GCP) have come a long way. Managing Cloud Infrastructure to Prevent Security Gaps
Perhaps the most obvious advantage of VM-based solutions is that multiple VM tenants can execute code on the same physical hardware. Challenges of Using Virtual Machines As Cloud Storage


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Optiv Security debuts managed identity service to help users optimize operations; minimize long-term risk

Optiv Security announced this week its new Privileged Access Managed Service. A remotely delivered, managed offering, this service is designed to help public and private entities better protect privileged credentials, the most valuable link in the security chain and the source of a significant number of breaches. Optiv’s Privileged Access Managed service includes: 24/7/365 management of high availability and performance optimization, release management, administration, and reporting. These new capabilities combine […]


Elastifile delivers automated Kubernetes storage provisioning using its Storage Provisioner on Google Cloud Platform Marketplace

Elastifile announced on Wednesday that it is introducing a commercial Kubernetes application to all users of the Google Cloud Platform Marketplace (GCP Marketplace). This offering will provide customers with automated provisioning of shared file storage, thereby enabling the containerization of stateful workflows, with no application refactoring required. For the first time ever, commercial Kubernetes applications are available to deploy with one click to Google Kubernetes Engine with a usage-based pricing […]

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Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 extends automation across AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, VMware; delivers capabilities to network and Windows environments

Red Hat Inc., provider of open source solutions, announced on Tuesday general availability of Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6, the latest release of its simple, powerful, and agentless open source IT automation solution. Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 adds new content for automating across hybrid and multi-cloud environments, along with simplified connections to network APIs and updates for Ansible deployments overseeing Windows environments. When Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 combines […]

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Quest brings migration to the cloud with addition to SaaS portfolio; helps IT teams with merging and consolidating of Office 365 tenants

Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, announced this week availability of Quest On Demand Migration, the newest offering to its Microsoft Azure-hosted software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, Quest On Demand. Quest has been helping organizations migrate, manage and protect Microsoft platforms for nearly 20 years and is now extending this expertise to the cloud. On Demand Migration, the second in a series of offerings to be delivered within […]

Data Storage

Barracuda CloudGen WAF available for Google Cloud Platform with its application protection and automation capabilities

Barracuda Networks Inc., provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions, announced on Thursday availability of its CloudGen WAF on Google Cloud Platform (GCP). With trusted security capabilities in the public cloud, Barracuda is extending its CloudGen WAF to GCP customers for enhanced protection, time to market and automation capabilities. Organizations have relied on Barracuda’s comprehensive approach to application security – including protection from OWASP Top 10, bots, DDoS, and […]

Data Protection

Symantec finds that banking threat actor Mealybug is now aggressively distributing threats for other groups for profit

Symantec Corp. announced on Wednesday that its advanced threat research group has discovered that activities undertaken by threat group Mealybug have evolved from maintaining and delivering its own custom banking Trojan to operating as a distributor of threats for other groups that operate similarly to steal information from targeted organizations. When Mealybug was first identified in 2014, it used custom malware called Emotet to spread Trojans that would then steal […]

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