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Shift to AI Tools Doesn’t Guarantee Secure IT

Shift to AI Tools Doesn’t Guarantee Secure IT

AI and machine learning tools enlisted to bolster the security of enterprise infrastructure are ubiquitous. Still, a ...

Security Threats Soar Along with Data Volumes

Security Threats Soar Along with Data Volumes

Lost data are costing organizations on average $1 million per month as data volumes soar and protecting ...

Feds, Tech Industry Mull Use of Cell Phone Data for COVID-19 Hot Spot Analytics

Feds, Tech Industry Mull Use of Cell Phone Data for COVID-19 Hot Spot Analy...

Google and a host of other technology companies are in discussions with the federal government and health ...

Security Scanner Targets Container Image Registries

Security Scanner Targets Container Image Registries

Lingering vulnerabilities within cloud-native platforms built around Kubernetes orchestrator deployments are spawning new security tools for scanning ...

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March 30, 2020
AI and machine learning tools enlisted to bolster the security of enterprise infrastructure are ubiquitous. Still, a vendor survey reveals a persistent gap between deployment and working knowledge about the capabilities of automated security tools. So far, the results have been mixed. An annual threat assessment released by cybersecurity specialist Webroot reveals that expanding use of AI tools to ... Full article
March 27, 2020
This year’s first update of the de facto standard Kubernetes cluster orchestrator includes 38 enhancements, of which nearly half have been declared “stable” features. Kubernetes 1.18 released this week is billed by maintainers as a “fit and finish” release that includes 15 stable enhancements, 11 moving to beta testing and 12 at the “alpha” stage of development and testing. ... Full article
March 23, 2020
Lost data are costing organizations on average $1 million per month as data volumes soar and protecting stored data grows harder with the emergence of edge infrastructure handling AI and machine learning platforms. Surging data loss and related costs are a function of what a survey compiled by Dell Technologies (NYSE: VMW) estimates is a “staggering” 831 percent increase ... Full article
March 18, 2020
Google and a host of other technology companies are in discussions with the federal government and health experts over the use of Americans’ cell phone tracking data to analyze where coronavirus hot spots are happening and to predict where the next ones will occur. According to a story in the Washington Post today, analysis of the movements of smartphone ... Full article
March 16, 2020
Lingering vulnerabilities within cloud-native platforms built around Kubernetes orchestrator deployments are spawning new security tools for scanning image registries, among the most vulnerable components of application container infrastructure. Aqua Security released an open source tool this week for scanning image registries running on Docker and the enterprise version of Mirantis Docker. The security tool also targets Harbor, an open ... Full article
March 12, 2020
As enterprise adoption of open source software soars, so too do the number of vulnerabilities inevitably exposed as deployments scale and security awareness grows in response to high-profile data breaches. An audit of security advisories, vulnerability databases and other security trackers found that open source software vulnerabilities jumped in 2019 to more than 6,000. That total represents a 50 ... Full article
March 11, 2020
In the banking, financial services and insurance industries, data privacy compliance is an eternally daunting challenge, and now data management consultancy Vaco and NEC X, the "innovation accelerator" arm of NEC, have integrated AI with high performance computing to handle PII (personal identification information) operations redaction within GDPR and other data privacy workloads faced by BFSI organizations. NEC X, ... Full article
March 2, 2020
Dell Technologies record annual revenues announced last week was nevertheless met with unease by shareholders wary of the outlook for its VMware business. Dell (NYSE: DELL) reported full-year revenues totaling $92.2 billion while fiscal fourth quarter revenue was up only 1 percent to $24 billion as a result of declining server and storage sales in the U.S. and China. ... Full article
February 25, 2020
The majority of Internet of Things transactions are unsecured, adding a new enterprise security threat as industrial and retail IoT traffic begins to ramp up. An enterprise IoT survey released this week by security vendor Zscaler found an “exponential” increase in malware attacks on vulnerable IoT networks. Zscaler said it detected about 14,000 IoT-based malware exploits per month, a ... Full article
February 20, 2020
As more enterprises embrace open source software for applications ranging from security and cloud management to databases and analytics, the steady shift away from proprietary software is coalescing around a “community-based” open source movement. According to an annual snapshot on the state of enterprise open source tools released by open source leader Red Hat, expensive proprietary software licenses and ... Full article
January 29, 2020
The millions of documents in the form of product roadmaps, contracts and other components of corporate strategies also represent unstructured—and it turns out—vulnerable data stored in-house or in the cloud. A data security startup called Concentric emerged from stealth mode this week, claiming to be the first to use deep learning tools to help companies determine where unstructured data ... Full article
January 22, 2020
VMware is acquiring network analytics startup Nyansa Inc., expanding its network and security tool chest to include a “self-healing” network capability. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. VMware (NYSE: VMW) said it expects the deal to close by the end of May 2020. Nyansa (“knee-ans-sah”), Palo Alto, Calif., specializes in AI-based network analytics. VMware said Tuesday (Jan. ... Full article
January 17, 2020
Hyper-scalers are racing to deploy AI technologies. Meanwhile, other sectors such as finance, healthcare and transportation ramping up AI initiatives are confronting challenges while considering precisely where automation technologies fit into individual company strategies. That along with lingering concerns about AI hype are among the key conclusions of the latest enterprise AI survey, this one released this week by ... Full article
January 8, 2020
 Advances in AI and cloud technologies are helping health and pharmaceutical companies improve services, but they come with regulatory challenges. Let’s look at how smart companies are leveraging smart tech to gain a competitive advantage, and stay on the right side of the law, in 2020. We tend to think of technological advancements arising in response to needs, such ... Full article
January 8, 2020
As more enterprise users deploy Kubernetes as their preferred container orchestrator, momentum is building to lock down security on vulnerable hybrid cloud deployments. The latest step comes in the form of a runtime security tool dubbed Falco accepted this week by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as a hosted development project. The group said Monday (Jan. 6) the ... Full article
December 11, 2019
A wholesale shift is underway to agile IT microservices as enterprises look to stay a step ahead of emerging business models along with the distributed applications and services that are driving a broad-based digital transformation. A key to that transition is adoption of AI technologies and the deployment of machine learning tools in the workplace. That combination has spawned ... Full article
December 6, 2019
Pausing at the end of 2019 to take stock of where enterprise AI stands, a new business model floated over the last year encourages distributed model training through the sharing of data. Depending on the project, the critical question raised by the emerging AI model dubbed “federated learning” is whether corporate rivals would ever be willing to share data? ... Full article
December 2, 2019
AI technologies incorporated into diagnostic imaging tools have proven useful in eliminating confirmation bias, often outperforming human clinicians who may bring their own prejudices. Another issue slowing progress is the need for machine learning frameworks that can access patient data without violating strict privacy regulations. Hence, chip vendors such as Nvidia have promoted new AI-powered tools for healthcare in ... Full article
November 20, 2019
The wholesale lift and shift of enterprise applications and databases from on-premise datacenters to the cloud is being driven by considerations such as improved network bandwidth, scaling ability, higher availability and the rise of cloud-native applications. Another unexpected reason, according to a vendor IT infrastructure management survey released this week, is improved cloud security, a consideration cited by more ... Full article
November 18, 2019
The protest by Amazon Web Services of a $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract to Microsoft is expected to touch off another round of deployment delays as cloud competitors use legal and bureaucratic channels to decipher how the controversial winner-take-all contract was awarded. AWS (NASDAQ: AMZN) confirmed reports last week that it will protest the Defense Department’s decision in October ... Full article

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