Security Central: Obama Puts FBI in Charge of Cyberthreat, PayPal Suffers Cyberattack & BlueCoat's Shadow Data Threat Report
The FBI crops up frequently in cybernews these days, but this time, the story isn’t about heated disputes over smartphones or Russia. Ok… it’s a little bit about Russia.
In the world of cybersecurity, experts are constantly working to find ways to bulk up defenses and foil attackers, fighting the good fight to ensure the safety and protection of our most sensitive data. Despite some recent encouraging developments, optimistic projections and new methods to effectively protect against ransomware, Cisco’s newly released 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report (MCR) may have put a bit of a damper on things.
The Democratic National Committee was warned last fall that its computer network was susceptible to attacks but didn’t follow the security advice it was given, according to three people familiar with the matter.
The missed opportunity is another blow to party officials already embarrassed by the theft and public disclosure of e-mails that have disrupted their presidential nominating convention in Philadelphia and led their chairwoman to resign.
What's the most successful company in open source history? Red Hat (RHT) and Canonical would probably top most people's lists. By one measure, however, VA Linux is far and away the most explosively popular Linux company to ever exist. That's if you measure success based on the highest value of its stock, which peaked and then fell dramatically 16 years ago.
Microsoft and Red Hat have made good on their promise to bring .NET to Red Hat's open source, Linux-based platforms, simplifying life for programmers committed to a DevOps and microservices-based workflow.
In 1981, George Kriza was working as an outside sales rep in Chicago for Sony when an interesting opportunity presented itself. A cocky computer startup called Apple contracted Kriza to find a way to sell its products to a market that didn’t seem to want them. For 13 years, he roamed the U.S. and Canada representing over 200 major brands.
Docker may be the most popular container platform right now, but it's far from the only one. From LXC to Solaris Zones to FreeBSD jails, there are lots of other ways to do containers, too.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) generated $7.88 billion in revenue last year and is on track to hit $10 billion in 2016. Though far smaller than AWS, public cloud services such as Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and IBM Cloud are on a fast growth curve.
Congratulations on making it past Monday. Your reward? This week's installment of Distribution Watch. Today we have some recent news out of Tech Data,
Is the Internet of Things just another hype machine, or does it truly hold opportunities for the IT channel? CompTIA has been keeping an eye on this trend for the past few years, and its latest research on the topic goes into more depth than ever. This year, we examined both the channel viewpoint on IoT along with end-user activity to give us a comprehensive understanding of demand and supply.
Black Duck's latest open source survey shows that a majority of companies are now using open source. So what's stopping the rest? Here's a look at the reasons why businesses might choose not to use open source, or avoid partnering with companies that do.
When a technology partner lets its channel know that it’s going to rebrand around digital transformation, there might be some initial alarm before the excitement can set in. So how can you get your partners on board?