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As AI Goes Mainstream, So Too Do New Security Threats

As AI Goes Mainstream, So Too Do New Security Threats

As if there weren’t enough security challenges, a forecast for the coming year warns the brave new ...

IBM Announces New Watson AI, IBM Cloud Capabilities, Customers

IBM Announces New Watson AI, IBM Cloud Capabilities, Customers

IBM this afternoon issued several updates to its public cloud and Watson AI portfolios, including news that ...

Updated: Worm Hits Docker Containers

Updated: Worm Hits Docker Containers

A crypto-jacking worm, so-called because it spreads in spurts among unsecured images on servers, is said to ...

SD-WAN and Enterprise Transformation

SD-WAN and Enterprise Transformation

Whether its increased mobility, the migration of critical applications to the cloud or the adoption of SaaS, ...

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October 21, 2019
As if there weren’t enough security challenges, a forecast for the coming year warns the brave new world of AI and machine learning brings with it a whole new set of threats as microservices, the Internet of Things and multi-cloud deployments expand attack surfaces for hackers constantly probing for weaknesses. Market analyst Gartner’s list of key technology trends for ... Full article
October 21, 2019
IBM this afternoon issued several updates to its public cloud and Watson AI portfolios, including news that Aegean Airlines, BNP Paribas, ExxonMobil, Elaw Tecnologia SA (a Brazil-based legal management company) and Home Trust “are selecting IBM public cloud as their preferred destination for mission critical workloads,” Big Blue said. On the AI front, IBM announced updates to its “Watson ... Full article
October 18, 2019
A crypto-jacking worm, so-called because it spreads in spurts among unsecured images on servers, is said to be the first detected using Docker application containers. Palo Alto Network’s (NYSE: PANW) threat intelligence team known as Unit 42 reported the exploit dubbed Graboid this week, identifying it as the “first-ever crypto-jacking worm found in images on Docker Hub,” the service ... Full article
October 17, 2019
Whether its increased mobility, the migration of critical applications to the cloud or the adoption of SaaS, today’s modern enterprise is all about connectivity. Employees can now efficiently interact with real-time data and applications across the edges of the organization and provide richer customer experiences. Congratulations! But enhanced connectivity is just the first leg of the digital transformation journey. ... Full article
October 17, 2019
Soaring demand for hyperscale data centers and colocation services is having a ripple effect within the value chain that builds and integrates those services, a new survey finds. As edge deployments and software-defined infrastructure drove overall hyperscale data center spending last year to an estimated $120 billion, the survey released by Schneider Electric notes that growing demand also highlights ... Full article
October 15, 2019
Farming and advanced AI may seem antithetical, but they’re not. Ask John Deere. The venerable farm equipment company has not only long embraced advanced technologies, the company for years has evangelized adoption of high performance clusters and simulation software for product design. Now the company in integrating intelligence in traditional farm vehicles – tractors, harvesters and the like. And ... Full article
October 15, 2019
The ability to share and analyze data while protecting patient privacy is giving medical researchers a new tool in their efforts to use what one vendor calls “federated learning” to train models based on diverse data sets. To that end, researchers at GPU leader Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) working with a team at King’s College London came up with a ... Full article
October 14, 2019
In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up to date on the latest career developments in the enterprise AI community -- promotions, new hires and accolades. Here's the AI career news for early October: Gregory Bryant Intel has announced that Gregory Bryant has been promoted to executive vice president, reporting directly to the CEO. Bryant is the general manager ... Full article
October 14, 2019
The recent acquisitions of Tableau by Salesforce for $15.7 billion and Looker by Google for $2.6 billion reinforce the notion that data is the new printing press, coal and oil enabling the next wave of data science and AI innovations. Just as businesses audit their financial statements, processes and assembly lines, it is equally critical to do the same ... Full article
October 9, 2019
Systems in the financial services industry generate multiple terabytes of data a day, a staggering volume to process in search of cyberthreats. Trovares, a high performance "property graph" analytics company with roots in supercomputing, has partnered with HPE and its Superdome Flex memory-driven servers on a cybersecurity capability the companies say “routinely” runs near-time workloads on 24TB-capacity systems, with ... Full article
October 7, 2019
In organizations that successfully embrace AI, going on gut feel is going the way of the dodo. So is the phrase: “because that’s the way we’ve always done it.” Where there’s machine learning, automated business processes that amount to paved-over cow paths run into the rigors of predictive models. Pearson Education Management’s online learning services unit, which supports dozens ... Full article
October 7, 2019
Business use of AI grew 270 percent over the past four years, according to Gartner, while Deloitte says 62 percent of respondents to its corporate October 2018 report deployed some form of AI. That’s up 53 percent from a year ago, but what we’ve learned is that adoption doesn’t equal success, and success is an evolving model in this ... Full article
October 1, 2019
DARPA will seek to unclog the networking bottlenecks that are hindering wider use of powerful hardware in computing-intensive applications. The Pentagon research agency has unveiled another in a series of post-Moore’s Law computing initiatives, this one seeking an overhaul of the network stack and interfaces that fall well short of connecting high-end processors with external networks and the data-driven applications ... Full article
September 30, 2019
New York is always an exciting, energetic city to visit and ... was made even more so as I attended the (recent) ‘HPC & AI on Wall Street’ conference, which HPCWire are now championing. It was well worth the train ride from Boston and interesting to see the varied mix of attendees present and hear how HPC and AI is ... Full article
September 27, 2019
Today, the terms artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are often used interchangeably. While the terms are related, they mean different things. We map out how they all relate to one another, so your team can find the best candidates, best approaches and best frameworks as you embark upon your AI journey. AI refers to the concept of ... Full article
September 26, 2019
The Kubernetes operator for the CouchDB NoSQL database announced this week by IBM targets enterprise hybrid cloud deployments with a managed database service positioned as a replacement for the open source version of CouchDB. Along with the cloud database initiative, IBM (NYSE: IBM) also said its blockchain platform has been tuned to run on Red Hat OpenShift, the IBM ... Full article
September 26, 2019
Implementing machine learning is a minefield and a slog. Even after IT managers put in place an accelerated computing infrastructure required for AI, after data scientists and business managers agree on analytics projects the organization needs, after the data science team selects algorithms, builds models, prepares data, runs prototypes and makes everything operational – after all that –there’s still ... Full article
September 25, 2019
The steady enterprise shift to hybrid and multi-cloud deployments brings with it added layers of complexity as adopters seek to salvage some legacy infrastructure while migrating critical workloads to cloud-native frameworks. Those requirements are said to be creating greater demand for managed services designed to demystify the transition. That’s among the conclusions of a vendor-sponsored study by 451 Research ... Full article
September 25, 2019
Software containers and Kubernetes are important tools for building, deploying, running and managing modern enterprise applications at scale and delivering enterprise software faster and more reliably to the end user — while using resources more efficiently and reducing costs. Recently, high performance computing (HPC) and AI have moved closer to the enterprise and can therefore benefit from a container ... Full article
September 23, 2019
Venture capital is a “hit business.” The relatively few hits pay for the high percentage of flops. And it's the tantalizing possibility of a mega-hit that animates the industry, that keeps investors dreaming, prospecting and writing checks. For venture capitalists, hits and the mega-hits make the high flop rate tolerable. But is frequent venture failure inescapable? Could a more ... Full article

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