The greatest asset for this new generation of Windows Servers – guarding print servers against server hardware failures --- is the most unlikely cause of failure and the least of your worries. Windows Server Updates and Hyper-V: A Good Start, but for Most, More is Needed
Like many other attack methods, a layered defense is the most effective way to combat insider threats. Defending Against Insider Threats
The majority of DDoS education today has shifted from learning about the attack methods themselves to the correct defense techniques and processes. A Decade of DDoS Education: What’s Changed and What’s Stayed the Same
There is still a lot of educating left to do about the serious risks insiders can pose and as well as the best ways to defend against them. Insider Threats 101: How To Detect and Minimize Risks from Within
Mobile Device Management (MDM) is the only way to prevent an organization’s mobile workforce from falling prey to the latest schemes and malware attacks. Four Ways Mobile Device Management Can Protect Your Mobile Workforce from Ransomware Attacks
If each news-grabbing data breach headline is a wake-up call, then most companies are in a deep asleep. Cyber Security State of the Union – Are We Better Off?
It is a matter of when— not if—a material file data leakage incident will occur in your organization. Combating File Sharing Data Leakage: Part Two


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New Suse OpenStack Cloud 7 delivers on innovation, agility to software-defined infrastructure

Suse announced Tuesday enterprise-ready OpenStack platform Suse OpenStack Cloud 7 that aids in building Infrastructure-as-a-Service private clouds. Powered by newly released OpenStack Newton, Suse OpenStack Cloud 7 includes new Container-as-a-Service capabilities along with non-disruptive upgrade capabilities to avoid downtime and service interruption. These enhancements offer customers the ability to accelerate innovation and improve agility to deliver value faster and overcome the shifting challenges of the business environment. Suse OpenStack Cloud […]


Rackspace improves private cloud with Red Hat CloudForms

Rackspace announced on Monday support for enterprise management platform Red Hat CloudForms. With this new capability, enterprise customers can now use the power of Red Hat CloudForms in conjunction with Rackspace Private Cloud powered by Red Hat, which is managed and supported by two OpenStack vendors. To meet growing requirements from joint customers, Rackspace is announcing support for Red Hat CloudForms, an enterprise hybrid cloud management platform. Customers will now […]

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Red Hat attains common criteria security certification for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Red Hat announced Wednesday that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 has been awarded the Common Criteria Certification at Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 4+ for an unmodified commercial operating system under the Operating System Protection Profile (OSPP). This marks the first time that an operating system has been Common Criteria-certified with Linux Container Framework Support, further demonstrating Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7’s ability to provide hardened and more secure IT innovations […]

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IBM advances hybrid cloud database to boost speed, scale and simplicity

IBM introduced Tuesday significant advances in its database software, IBM DB2, helping companies lower their operating costs while bringing together transactions and analytics in the same database to increase the speed of real-time data analysis. The new DB2 will incorporate hybrid transactional analytical processing (HTAP) available for Linux, Unix, Windows, and z/OS in December. In contrast to typical business environments where transaction processing and analytical systems are based on distinct […]

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FalconStor unveils FreeStor to remove barrier of cloud adoption for performance data

FalconStor Software announced FreeStor for the hybrid cloud. Building on its heterogeneous storage platform, it has enabled enterprises and cloud service providers (CSPs) to utilize the performance and reliability benefits of block-based enterprise storage within a hybrid model at public cloud prices. With FreeStor’s approach to flexible data management, organizations now only pay for licensing of their primary instance of data, not the total amount of storage consumed. It allows […]

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Symantec integrates with Blue Coat to provide cloud generation data protection

Symantec Corp. integrated Wednesday its Symantec Data Loss Prevention (DLP) with Symantec CloudSOC (formerly Blue Coat’s Elastica CloudSOC Cloud Access Security Broker [CASB]) and Cloud Data Protection products to address the needs of the cloud generation. This integrated solution provides chief information security officers (CISOs) visibility and control over all sensitive content that users upload, store and share via the cloud, protecting confidential information through all stages of its lifecycle, […]

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