As the workspace evolves, security postures cannot remain static. We Need to Secure Tomorrow’s Workspaces Today
How to remain relevant and successful in an industry when that elusive “it” factor is increasingly migrating away from things like virtualization and more toward the cloud and as-a-service offerings. The Future of the Virtualization Administrator
The good news is that you have to do something in order for cybersecurity attacks to be successful, which gives you a distinct advantage. Seven Easy Steps to Protect Your Computer
With the onslaught in high-profile breaches, the limitations and vulnerabilities of traditional security have been brought to light. Understanding the Five Primary Types of Data Loss Prevention Solutions
What’s the antidote to Shadow IT? It’s something called IT-as-a-Service, but before getting into how this solves the problem of Shadow IT, it is important to understand why it exists in the first place. Shadow IT: How Big Is the Problem and Why Is ITaaS the Antidote?
It takes little skill for a hacker who knows what they’re doing to tap into your laptop as you’re checking email while sipping a cappuccino. Telecommuting and Remote Access in the Age of Cyber Insecurity: Unsecured Wi-Fi Hotspots and Router Malware
Hadoop has proven to be a valuable ecosystem for experimentation. Has Hadoop Lost Its Cool?

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Beachhead Solutions adds self-encrypting drive management to its web-based data security platform

Beachhead Solutions, provider of cloud-managed PC & mobile device encryption, security and data access control for enterprises, announced Thursday immediate availability of self-encrypting drive (SED) orchestration capabilities for all customers and partners using its SimplySecure Management System. SED security is now fully included in the SimplySecure platform, with no changes to Beachhead’s transparent and cost-effective per-device pricing. SimplySecure will automatically detect which computers have SED capability and will engage that […]

Cloud

Oracle to acquire Apiary to create comprehensive API integration cloud by adding API design and governance

Oracle announced Thursday that it signed an agreement to acquire Apiary, to create comprehensive API Integration Cloud by adding the API design and governance solution. The proposed transaction is subject to customary closing conditions. Until the transaction closes, each company will continue to operate independently. Oracle’s existing API Integration Cloud allows companies to secure, consume, monetize, and analyze APIs. Apiary provides the front-end solution for designing, creating and governing APIs […]

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Microsoft announces Azure Service Bus Messaging for improved public cloud infrastructure

Microsoft released this week its Azure Service Bus Messaging with deep feature set available anywhere in public cloud infrastructure. The Azure Service Bus broker infrastructure, available in all global Azure regions and the Azure Government cloud, processes nearly 500 Billion message transactions per month. Each cluster in these regions is backed by as many as hundreds of compute cores, terabytes of memory, and Petabytes of backing storage capacity, exceeding the […]

Data Backup

Barracuda automates web application vulnerability remediation, security policy enforcement

Barracuda announced Wednesday its new Vulnerability Remediation Service, a cloud-based solution that makes it easier for organizations of any size to deploy comprehensive web application security with minimal administrative overhead. Barracuda Vulnerability Remediation Service automates security policy enforcement with on-demand or scheduled scanning and automatic remediation of web application vulnerabilities, simplifying security operations for DevOps teams especially as application developers look to leverage the agility and elasticity of public cloud […]

Data Storage

Innodisk launches embedded RAID 1 offering for small industrial, embedded systems

Innodisk, vendor of flash, memory and peripheral modules for industrial and embedded systems, unveiled Wednesday its smallest RAID 1 solution. As embedded systems and devices became smaller, there are more small form factor storage devices that include 2.5-inch, mSATA and M.2 SSDs that can be used as boot-up disks or data disks in small systems. Innodisk iRAID is a software tool for RAID cards. It simplifies the configuration and management of […]

Data Protection

HPE improves position in hyperconverged sector with SimpliVity acquisition for $650 million in cash

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) entered on Tuesday into a definitive agreement to acquire SimpliVity, vendor of software-defined, hyperconverged infrastructure, for US$650 million in cash.  The hyperconverged market was estimated to be approximately $2.4 billion in 2016, and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25 percent, to nearly $6 billion, by 2020. HPE and SimpliVity believe that by combining their complementary product portfolios and leveraging HPE’s […]

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