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Kaspersky Lab researchers release threat predictions for 2018 with legitimate software likely to be used to target users

Kaspersky Lab announced this week that its targeted threat predictions for 2018, which are prepared annually by the company’s expert Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT), drawing on the research and experience gained over the course of the year. For 2018, Kaspersky Lab has complemented its targeted threat predictions with a series of industry and technology threat predictions. According to the predictions, in the coming year, the world will see […]

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Lacework enhances data protection capabilities to enable AWS users to identify S3 buckets at risk

Lacework announced new features that enable Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers to continuously maintain an AWS cloud configuration that is compliant with proven security best practices. Lacework now automatically reports on the configuration’s adherence to the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Benchmark for AWS. Lacework has also introduced security controls targeted at AWS S3 buckets, enabling AWS customers to rapidly identify S3 buckets at risk or compromised due to misconfiguration. […]

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Western Digital enhances life sciences with Globus partnership to improve movement, collaboration and analysis

Western Digital announced on Monday a partnership with Globus to integrate Globus’ research data management software with its ActiveScale object-based storage (OBS) system. Together, the combined solution provides simplified access to large-scale research data, giving customers the ability to capture, preserve, share and analyze data for greater scientific discoveries. Helping solve both scientific and technological workflow challenges, the ActiveScale System, with the Globus for ActiveScale connector, delivers highly durable and […]

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Barracuda acquires Sonian in bid to meet increasing demands for cloud archiving, compliance and analytics

Cloud-enabled security and data protection company Barracuda Networks announced on Thursday that it has acquired privately held Sonian Inc., a provider of public cloud archiving and business insights. This acquisition will deepen Barracuda’s cloud archiving, and email security and management capabilities, as well as expand Barracuda’s channel reach with the addition of key OEM partners. Sonian’s archiving and analytics capabilities enable customers to preserve, access and act on communications data, […]

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AWS deliver price-performance improvement with availability of C5 instances for Amazon EC2

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced on Tuesday availability of C5 instances, the next generation of compute optimized instances for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Designed for compute-heavy applications like batch processing, distributed analytics, high-performance computing (HPC), ad serving, highly scalable multiplayer gaming, and video encoding, C5 instances feature 3.0 GHz Intel Xeon scalable processors (Skylake-SP) up to 72 vCPUs, and 144 GiB of memory—twice the […]

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New Aegis FactoryLogix MES platform optimizes shop-floor ergonomics, simplifies compliance

Aegis Software, provider of manufacturing execution software (MES), announced on Wednesday general availability of FactoryLogix 2017.1. The company continues to innovate and deliver new capabilities enabling complex discrete manufacturers to connect, manage, optimize and digitally transform their manufacturing operations. FactoryLogix 2017.1 delivers many noteworthy advancements, across the entire platform, as customers demand higher quality at faster speeds and lower costs, manufacturers are continuously looking for new ways to optimize capacity […]

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Symantec launches endpoint security for clouds; delivers deception, mobile threat defense and EDR

Symantec announced Wednesday advanced and fully-featured endpoint solution, bringing together deception technology, mobile threat defense, Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), hardening and intensive protection through advanced machine learning. Built on the company’s Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) platform, it delivers capabilities in a single agent, meeting the challenges of the cloud generation by helping to simplify and optimize their environments, lower costs, and improve security. Symantec uniquely provides comprehensive endpoint capabilities […]

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New Kaspersky Security Cloud provides comprehensive protection against cyber threats

Kaspersky Lab released this week Kaspersky Security Cloud, its security-as-a-service solution with a tailored approach to protection for individuals and families. The new service adapts to users’ digital lives and provides comprehensive protection against cyber threats. Kaspersky Security Cloud is based on the company’s solutions and has a U.S. patented adaptive technology, which configures itself to a user’s digital behavior, regardless of the device. The service includes features for privacy […]

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Apricorn delivers compatibility between Aegis Configurator and keypad-authenticated secure product line

Apricorn, manufacturer of software-free, hardware-encrypted USB drives, released on Thursday the Aegis Configurator for IT professionals in highly regulated industries including banking, government, education, legal and healthcare. The Aegis Configurator is available online for $99. The configurator simultaneously sets up multiple Apricorn encrypted external drives in a matter of seconds and provides the ability to create and save an infinite number of master profile settings that can be used over […]

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