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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Apricorn enhances its Aegis Padlock SSD line to include 1TB and 2TB capacities, Aegis Configurator compatibility

Apricorn, manufacturer of software-free, 256-bit AES XTS hardware-encrypted USB drives, announced this week release of the 1TB and 2TB versions of the Aegis Padlock SSD portable drives. Like all Apricorn secure drives, these new models are completely software-free, Aegis Configurator compatible, and cross-platform compatible including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Chrome. Apricorn’s software-free approach ensures that 100 percent of the data is hardware-encrypted, and 100 percent of the authentication process […]


Box debuts data processing addendum and global data protection consulting services to deliver on GDPR

Box, provider of cloud content management, recently announced a simple self-serve solution for global data privacy preparedness ahead of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on May 25, 2018, as well as new services from Box Consulting to help enterprises understand and meet key regulations around data protection. Box has pioneered cloud content management and led the industry on several critical compliance standards and […]

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VMware announces general availability of Kubernetes-based Pivotal Container Service

VMware and Pivotal announced this week general availability of Pivotal Container Service (PKS), its Kubernetes-based container service designed to meet the needs of operators and developers by providing native Kubernetes combined with advanced day-1 and day-2 capabilities needed to run Kubernetes at scale in production. PKS aims to simplify how enterprises deploy, run and manage Kubernetes on any cloud. PKS is available as part of Pivotal Cloud Foundry, and as […]

Data Backup

ExaGrid, Comtrade Software integrate on hyper-converged backup storage offering for virtualized environments

ExaGrid, provider of hyper-converged secondary storage for backup, and Comtrade Software, developer of HYCU, an application data protection – have partnered to offer a backup-application-to-backup-storage offering purpose-built for virtualized environments. Comtrade Software’s HYCU and ExaGrid’s scalable disk-based backup appliance together provide an elegant and end-to-end data protection solution for IT data centers. ExaGrid complements HYCU with its approach to backup storage that includes a unique landing zone to deliver the […]

Data Storage

Rambus signs license agreement with Gemalto to DPA countermeasures portfolio; protect against side-channel attacks

Rambus Inc. announced on Wednesday that it has signed a patent license agreement with Gemalto, a global leader in digital security. The agreement covers the use of Rambus patents covering Differential Power Analysis (DPA) countermeasures, which protect devices and integrated circuits against DPA and other related side-channel attacks. Specific terms of the agreement are confidential. DPA is a form of side-channel attack that monitors variations in the electrical power consumption […]

Data Protection

DigiCert introduces tool to facilitate replacement of Symantec-issued certificates; works with users ahead of browser timelines

DigiCert Inc., provider of scalable identity and encryption solutions for the enterprise, issued last week an advisory reminding its customers to replace any SSL certificates issued by Symantec, GeoTrust, Thawte and RapidSSL prior to June 1, 2016 by March 15, 2018, along with a tool that customers can use to determine whether certificate replacement is required.   March 15 is the initial of two upcoming browser distrust dates for Symantec […]

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