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Challenges, Cloud Computing, Trends

How cryptomining is the attack vector du jour – as hackers increasingly target cloud infrastructure

July 16, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

Cryptojacking is on the way to replacing ransomware as the biggest threat for consumers and enterprises – and new research reveals the size of the effect crypto is having on cloud infrastructures. Cybersecurity firm Check Point Software, in its ‘Cyber […]


Challenges, Cloud Computing, Trends

Keep off the cloud warns EU financial regulator

July 5, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

The EU Banking Authority (EBA) has warned financial institutions moving to the cloud are risking their freedom by being locked into using particular vendor’s service and being forced to onboard subcontractors from “high risk areas”. The EBAs report “on the […]


Challenges, Trends

Automation is Disrupting Software Asset Management as We Know It

June 15, 2018

Via: VMBlog

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation are all set to eliminate repetitive tasks at work. Artificial intelligence is being adopted across businesses in manufacturing, transport, utilities, facilities, operations, and IT. Forrester predicts that by 2025, 16% of US jobs will […]


Challenges, Trends

Four major challenges of adopting cloud business intelligence – and how to overcome them

June 11, 2018

Via: iCLOUD.pe

With nine in 10 sales and marketing teams insisting that cloud-based business intelligence (BI) technology is necessary to the management of their strategies, it’s no wonder that the adoption has exploded in recent years. However, many businesses, especially small to […]


Challenges, Cloud Computing, Trends

Key GOP Lawmaker Doubts Pentagon Can Handle Cloud Contract

June 8, 2018

Via: SQL Server Pro

The U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee that oversees Pentagon spending doesn’t have confidence that the Defense Department can handle a multibillion cloud-computing contract based on existing plans, said the panel’s chairwoman, Kay Granger. Under their proposed spending bill, panel members […]


Challenges, Trends

The Importance of Effectual Mitigation in Terms of Cloud-Based DDoS Attacks

June 4, 2018

Via: VMBlog

The radical concept of cloud computing has attained somewhat unpredicted heights in the past 12 years and has become widely recognized as a major game-changer in terms of computing technology by governments and private organizations alike. The cloud as we […]


Challenges, Trends

Google, Facebook hit with serious GDPR complaints: Others will be soon

May 25, 2018

Via: ZDNet

With the introduction of the European Union’s blockbuster new privacy regime, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), it took no time at all for privacy activists to lodge serious complaints about the behavior of Google and Facebook — and they’re […]


Challenges, Trends

Nigelthorn malware steals Facebook credentials, mines for cryptocurrency

May 11, 2018

Via: ZDNet

A new malware campaign has been uncovered on Facebook which not only steals account credentials but also installs scripts for covert cryptocurrency mining. Cybersecurity firm Radware said in a blog post on Thursday that Nigelthorn is a new campaign which […]


Challenges, Trends

What Are the Security Vulnerabilities of a Public Blockchain Network?

May 3, 2018

Via: VMBlog

Blockchain is widely recognized as the technology that powers Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but it also has other potential uses in sectors such as health care, insurance and Internet of Things technology. Private companies can also set up private blockchains, […]


Challenges, Trends

A critical security flaw in popular industrial software put power plants at risk

May 2, 2018

Via: ZDNet

A severe vulnerability in a widely used industrial control software could have been used to disrupt and shut down power plants and other critical infrastructure. Researchers at security firm Tenable found the flaw in the popular Schneider Electric software, used […]