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Wanted: Protection From Intrusive Hacks for Connected Vehicles
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Cloud Security Alliance sees danger, issues guidelines for how we'll need to secure the connected vehicle environment in the future.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/26/2017
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New Samba Bug Dangerous But No WannaCry
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
The administrators of the open-source Samba software have fixed a newly discovered vulnerability that lets attackers upload malicious files to vulnerable systems and servers.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 5/25/2017
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DevOps: Get Everyone in the Same Boat
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
Successful DevOps initiatives have to include everyone, not just the Dev and Ops staffs, according to Interop ITX speakers.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/25/2017
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Transitioning to Microservices: The Story of Two Monoliths
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Now is a great time to be thinking about architecture, but it’s also important to do it in a way that is incremental and allows you to test ideas and validate them.
By Rob Zuber, Chief Technology Officer, CircleCI , 5/25/2017
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You Have One Year to Make GDPR Your Biggest Security Victory Ever
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
The EU's new razor-toothed data privacy law could either rip you apart or help you create the best security program you've ever had. Here's how.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/25/2017
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Medical Devices Fall Short in Security Best Practices
Dawn Kawamoto, Associate Editor, Dark Reading
News
More than half of medical device makers and healthcare delivery organizations anticipate an attack on their medical devices within the next 12 months, but only a smattering take significant steps to prevent it, according to a survey released today.
By Dawn Kawamoto Associate Editor, Dark Reading, 5/25/2017
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Split Tunnel SMTP Exploit Bypasses Email Security Gateways
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
Attackers can inject malicious payloads directly to email server via email encryption appliances, Securolytics says.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 5/25/2017
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LinkedIn Leads Standardized Cloud Gear Alliance
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
A group of major backers has formed the Project19 Foundation to support standardized gear and networking across cloud data centers.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/25/2017
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Data: Lifeblood of the Internet of Things
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
As computing power becomes increasingly distributed into the devices and infrastructure around us, the data generated by those devices will invariably play a larger role in our businesses and everyday lives.
By Tim Bucher, Senior Vice President, Seagate Technology , 5/24/2017
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Data Breach, Vulnerability Data on Track to Set New Records in 2017
Jai Vijayan, Freelance writer
News
There are so far 1,254 publicly reported data breaches and 4,837 published vulnerabilities in the first quarter of this year.
By Jai Vijayan Freelance writer, 5/23/2017
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Harvey Nash/KPMG: CIOs See Role Becoming ‘More Strategic’
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
In its 19th annual survey, Harvey Nash/KPMG found CIOs preoccupied with making companies more digital, and expected to fill more strategic role.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/23/2017
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Will Edge Computing Replace the Cloud?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
New technology breakthroughs plus the IoT are driving new interest in edge computing.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/23/2017
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10 Ways CIOs Can Run Their Business Like a Business
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Being a CIO isn't just about serving the business; today it means running the IT operation as a business itself.
By Craig Williams, Chief Information Officer, Ciena , 5/23/2017
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WannaCry Hit Windows 7 Machines Most
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
More than 95% of all of the infected machines were running Windows 7, according to Kaspersky Lab data.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/22/2017
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Software-Defined-Storage – the New Crown Jewel in Telecommunications
Narendra N. Narang, Principal Specialist Solutions Architect Cloud Storage, Red Hat
Maintaining a high pace of innovation requires the kind of IT agility for telcos that is only available in a software-defined computing environment.
By Narendra N. Narang Principal Specialist Solutions Architect Cloud Storage, Red Hat, 5/22/2017
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DevOps: A Bullet Train with No Passengers?
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
Fast digital pipelines won’t save organizations that can’t consistently birth and nurture great ideas.
By Christopher O'Malley, CEO, Compuware , 5/22/2017
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Under Pressure, IT May Need to Fail Fast With Some Projects
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
Lines of business want services fast; IT will need an investment budget that allows it to try to achieve desired solutions and sometimes fail.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/22/2017
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Cisco DevNet Prepares Developers for Programmable Network
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
Three-and-a-half years ago, Cisco launched DevNet to prepare developers for the programmable network, accessed through APIs. A Cisco exec provided an update in an Interop ITX keynote.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/19/2017
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MIT's McAfee: Smart Machines Pick up the Pace
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Satire
MIT's Andrew McAfee looks at all those things we said computers could never do, but they did. And, he warns of the HiPPO.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 5/18/2017
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MTM's Kleyman: Build Your Business on a Secure IoT
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Satire
CTO of MTM Technologies Bill Kleyman says your future customers will reach you over the Internet of Things.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/18/2017
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