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IBM invests $200M to improve response to cybersecurity incidents; expand cognitive capabilities of security operations centers

IBM Security expanded Wednesday its incident response capabilities, including new facilities, services and software as part of a $200 million investment made this year. These investments include a new global security headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. which features its initial physical Cyber Range for the commercial sector, where participants experience preparing for and responding to cyberattacks using live malware and real-world scenarios. IBM launched a new elite incident response and intelligence […]

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Red Hat Software Collections 2.3, Developer Toolset 6 generally available to pair developer agility with production stability

Open source company Red Hat announced Tuesday general availability of Red Hat Software Collections 2.3, Red Hat’s newest set of open source web development tools, dynamic languages, and databases. Red Hat Software Collections are delivered on a more frequent release cadence than Red Hat Enterprise Linux and are designed to bridge developer agility and production stability. This helps to accelerate the creation of modern applications that can then be more […]

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Synopsys boosts software security signoff offering with Cigital and Codiscope acquisitions

Synopsys signed this week definitive agreements to acquire Cigital, a privately held provider of software security managed and professional services, and Codiscope, a 2015 spinoff of Cigital and provider of complementary security tools. The acquisition of Cigital and Codiscope will add complementary products, services, and a highly skilled workforce to the Synopsys portfolio, enabling Synopsys to offer a comprehensive software security signoff solution. Cigital is a large, global application security […]

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New Symantec Endpoint Protection 14 adds machine learning, memory exploit mitigation

Symantec Corp. announced Tuesday Symantec Endpoint Protection 14, the next evolution in endpoint innovation that comes powered by artificial intelligence on the endpoint and in the cloud. Symantec Endpoint Protection 14 can fuse essential endpoint technologies with advanced machine learning and memory exploit mitigation in a single agent, delivering a multi-layered solution able to stop advanced threats and respond at the endpoint regardless of how the attack is launched. To […]

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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 […]

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Samsung begins mass production of system-on-chip with 10-nanometer FinFET technology

Advanced semiconductor company Samsung Electronics announced Monday that it has commenced mass production of System-on-Chip (SoC) products with 10-nanometer (nm) FinFET technology for which would make it first in the industry. Following the successful mass production of the industry’s first FinFET mobile application processor (AP) in January, last year, Samsung extends its position in delivering leading-edge process technology to the mass market with the latest offering. Samsung’s new 10nm FinFET […]

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Symantec throws light on Odinaff trojan affecting financial organizations

Symantec has thrown some light on discreet campaigns involving malware called Trojan.Odinaff have targeted a number of financial organizations worldwide since January this year. These attacks appear to be extremely focused on organizations operating in the banking, securities, trading, and payroll sectors. Organizations who provide support services to these industries are also of interest. The attacks have hit a wide range of regions, with the US the most frequently targeted. […]

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OmniTier launches MemStac, its memcached software stack supporting tiered NVMe SSD memory

Cloud solutions vendor OmniTier announced Wednesday availability of its software stack, MemStac. Designed for a tiered memory architecture utilizing NVMe SSDs and small amounts of DRAM, MemStac is capable of exceeding 7 million cache requests per second and supporting up to 4 terabytes cache capacity per server node at a fraction of the cost of today’s DRAM-only solutions. MemStac is fully memcached compliant and can be integrated into existing cache […]

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Mellanox debuts Innova IPsec 10/40G Ethernet Adapters to provide advanced network capabilities, cryptography functions

Mellanox Technologies announced Wednesday availability of its new Innova IPsec Ethernet adapter. The Innova IPsec network adapters offload and accelerate security protocols and advanced network functions, enabling the ubiquitous use of encryption across the data center with low CPU utilization and without compromising application performance. The Innova adapters deliver seamless encryption for every server port by combining the network adapter function together with the crypto protocol offload in a single […]

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