SSH creator Tatu Ylonen talks with SearchSecurity about how the cryptographic network protocol has grown over the years and why poor SSH security is jeopardizing enterprises today.
Mid-sized solution provider Smartronix beat out competitors for a DoD cloud contract, citing its Dell Technologies partnerships as one of its advantages; more news from the week.
The outcome of the Oculus trial is up in the air, but VR is gaining ground. Also in Searchlight: Oracle faces discrimination suit; Twitter sells Fabric to Google.
Retired Brig. Gen. Gregory Touhill stepped down as the federal CISO, leaving questions surrounding the future of the position and the work he has done.
Researchers find the Carbanak gang has evolved its attacks on financial institutions to use Google services for command and control infrastructure in malware.
News roundup: A flawed Adobe extension was secretly installed on 30 million Chrome browsers. Plus, the Mirai author has been identified; Google releases security details; and more.
Consumer broadband groups have hit out after BT put up its broadband prices
Increase in high-profile data breaches and the need for data insight are seen as contributory factors in salary rises for IT security and data analytics staff
Avaya has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it focuses on restructuring its $6 billion debt. Analysts anticipate a revamped emphasis on cloud-based Avaya services.
Digital Economy Bill comes under fire again for its data-sharing principles, this time from the House of Lords Delegated Powers Committee
ServiceNow just bought its way into machine learning and predictive analytics, but the company's integration plans raise some eyebrows among industry observers.
Analysts are skeptical of networking supplier Cumulus's entry into the hardware business. The vendor is selling and supporting an Edgecore switch with the open Cumulus NOS.
Information Commissioner’s Office encourages business to review guidance on the General Data Protection Regulation as it is published to identify what areas need to be addressed in 2017
West Middlesex University Hospital trials technology that allows the checking of vital signs through wearable patches on patients
Serial entrepreneur and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson tells the audience at NRF 2017 to fail fast, pay it forward and to stop taking themselves so seriously
With HPE's buy of No. 2 SimpliVity -- the first big deal in the HCI space -- IT pros see a more robust offering, but also higher prices and weaker support.
Chinese cloud services provider Alibaba agrees to supply the Olympic Games organisers with cloud infrastructure and services until 2028
IBM’s Watson cognitive, artificial intelligence technology and its cloud strategy are overtaking core product areas in terms of revenue
Plenty of channel names are owed money as unified comms specialist Avaya files for Chapter 11 protection in the US
Customers across EMEA are warming up to the as a service approach as they look for help getting digital solutions
Investigative journalist Brian Krebs believes distributed denial of service mitigation firm owner is the author of malware designed to enable massive IoT botnet-enabled DDoS attacks
Insurance software provider says latest service outage was caused by power problems at third-party datacentre site
As Microsoft touted its Windows 10 security features defeating unpatched zero-day vulnerabilities, it also warned customers about security issues with Windows 7.
This week, bloggers look into network automation tools, incident response, and the new reality of MPLS and SD-WAN.
Two factors are driving the hybrid deployment of unified communications: infrastructure needs and business value. But enterprises need to navigate certain deployment turbulence.
Research finds shipments of 25 GbE and 100 GbE switches are outpacing 10/40 GbE hardware, as companies find more value in the higher-bandwidth gear.
StorageCraft backup targets server-based storage. Exablox OneBlox is converged hardware, with an object-based file system and NAS front end. Product integration is a goal.
Traditional converged infrastructure has been supplanted by hyper-converged infrastructure and cloud computing, but it remains a solid and useful platform.
CTOs share enterprise storage predictions for 2017. Cloud, server-based storage, HCI, and growing use of containers and analytics will spur further disruption.
The Marcus Buckingham Company's cloud-based performance management and employee engagement software is set to be integrated into ADP's HCM platforms and benchmarking tool.
Networking supplier has filed voluntary petitions under chapter 11 of the US bankruptcy code
Traditional outsourcing contracts reduce in number and are being replaced by cloud-based services
Satellite connectivity services supplier’s worldwide internet of things network will support customers operating connected vehicles
IT delays and failures contributed to a failed HMRC outsourcing contract, finds NAO investigation
Avnet Technology Solutions is increasing the support it provides for those resellers looking to crack the revenue opportunities in the IoT market
Cyber crime is on the up and is now included in official crime figures
Experts say US-CERT is taking advantage of a potential -- but unverified -- vulnerability in Windows SMB v1 to remind enterprise users the outdated service should be disabled.
Social networking giant hails country's cool climate as one of the many reasons it has decided to site its latest server farm in Denmark
The cloud-based system by Advanced supports fan engagement and is able to handle peaks in traffic on Southampton FC’s website
Criminal gang’s abuse of Google services highlights the trend of attackers using legitimate tools to launch and manage attacks
Nick Lowe has signed up for a second stint at the security vendor after a six year break
Hardware giant pays out for hyper-converged market number two, and says it will keep existing Simplivity products, moving them all to its ProLiant servers by the end of 2017
Businesses want security suppliers to offer more complementary products and collaborate more effectively as they struggle to manage data protection in the light of new laws, a survey shows
Singapore could play a vital role in supporting the digital transformation of its Asean partners in the Asian Century
End users want mobile apps to help with basic job functions, but the cost and time it takes IT and developers to deliver those apps leads them to do-it-yourself RMAD tools.
Salesforce hopes to add visual and creative elements to its document tool, while Commerce Cloud's integration with Facebook Ads hopes to make buying easy.
A DARPA project seeks researchers from academia and business to improve security for mobile networks and devices. The program could bring better tools for the enterprise.
Oracle continues to take the cloud fight to AWS and other more-established rivals as it expands support for running web-scale and enterprise applications on its databases and IaaS platform.
The fast pace of cloud adoption in 2016 sets the stage for an even more aggressive migration in 2017. Will it help IT shops become disruptors instead of being disrupted?
Government Digital Service moves to allay public sector concerns about using off-premise services in a bid to speed up cloud adoption beyond Whitehall
The long-awaited HPE-SimpliVity deal cost HPE $650 million for the hyper-converged pioneer. The buy gives HPE an installed base, as well as data reduction and protection features.
UAE-based restaurant chain has upgraded its Wi-Fi and introduced a platform to help it understand customer behaviour
Research from Claranet and some advice from Streamwire have added to the ongoing debate around the need for better cyber security in UK businesses
MasterCard and VocaLink respond to Competition and Markets Authority’s concerns over proposed merger
The proliferation of IoT devices and IoT exploit kits may make 2017 a turning point in DDoS attacks requiring new defence tactics, warns Deloitte
Forrester rates 12 hyper-converged infrastructure providers according to products, company strategy and market presence, with Nutanix, Simplivity and Pivot3 coming out on top-line
Civil service chief John Manzoni highlights the potential and need for the government’s use of data to improve public services
A failure to properly implement changes to how its system managed international dialling codes has seen EE fined £2.7m for incorrectly charging roaming customers
Testifying in an IP-theft case against Facebook-owned Oculus, Mark Zuckerberg reveals the acquisition cost $3bn, not $2bn as originally announced
Oracle reports a new wave of customer take-up of its cloud offerings and announces new datacentres and increased IaaS availability of its Database Cloud Service
Moorfields Eye Hospital’s interim head of IT talks about the complicated world of NHS IT, building foundations and business-led IT transformation
In UC news, collaboration software provider PGi is set to acquire cloud communications provider ReadyTalk; IHS Markit report names BroadSoft as UCaaS platform market share leader.
Researchers saw a Gmail phishing campaign in the wild using clever tricks to access accounts including a difficult 2FA bypass only possible in real time.
Carnegie Institution for Science's embryology department
manages research data with Qumulo Core data-aware NAS storage, taking advantage of advanced analytics.
Investment banks can make huge cuts to their IT infrastructure costs through blockchain, according to analysis
TechUK responds cautiously to prime minister Theresa May’s 12-point plan, calling for a “smooth and orderly” Brexit
Database software giant’s renewed commitment to the UK market is part of a wider push to ramp up its cloud presence worldwide
Cisco certification changes, effective in January, mean trainees will need to focus more on data center and analytics topics.
Businesses can have hundreds of presentations -- old and new -- floating around with no way to impose control and compliance on their use. Shufflrr sees that as a SaaS opportunity.
More orders are being placed via smartphones but those retailers that take time to respond will be penalised by customers
Screen size really does matter to retailers, with bigger mobile screens leading to more consumers shopping on their devices
Deloitte predicts far-reaching trends for HR, including innovations in learning, an expansion of artificial intelligence, and an explosion of real-time feedback and analytics.
Demand for traditional IT hardware slumps, as sales of private and public cloud-enabling technologies soar, shows IDC data
Bank hopes to gain knowledge about technologies such as artificial intelligence and biometric security through its new technology advisory board
Job site Indeed urges the UK’s tech sector to pull together to attract more people into cyber security roles, as a study shows the UK skills gap is among the worst in the world
There are many hurdles to overcome before the full benefits of AI can be realised by organisations
Content platform specialist Box has revamped its partner portal and is looking for channel growth in the mid-market
Mark Zuckerberg is expected to argue Facebook-owned Oculus made VR technology a reality without help of IP ZeniMax Media claims it stole
3D printing adoption is set to accelerate in Southeast Asia after a delayed start
Former government IT leader says Australia’s IT is so bad that if the government were a private sector organisation, it would fail
Citrix XenMobile mobile device management policies, features and mobile apps will soon be available to Microsoft shops as an Intune add-on.
The consortium is working on building low-powered HPC based on 64-bit ARM chips
Epicor acquires docSTAR and pushes its automated AP and ECM applications for manufacturing customers; IoT spending going up for manufacturing, according to IDC report.
Tieto has replaced the position of CIO with chief digital officer. The first person to hold the position and its creator explains what this means to the Nordic IT services giant
Science and Technology Committee chairman says he is “disappointed” that the government has still not published its digital transformation strategy
MPs urge HMRC to push back the go-live date of its Making Tax Digital project amidst concerns over costs, software and readiness
In the first of an occasional series of interviews with channel personalities Nick Booth gets to ask the managing director of Cobweb about the cloud
One of the first major vendor events of the year has concluded with plenty for the channel to think about
By giving students access to practical demonstrations of technology uses in business, TeenTech City show aims to encourage more children to pursue science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) careers
A cyber attack on England's largest NHS trust has underlined the importance of cyber security at healthcare organisations and has raised renewed fears about NHS legacy IT systems
Aisha Bin Bishr, director general at Smart Dubai Office, discusses how Dubai is evolving as a smart city with the support of local telecoms provider Du.