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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
- Certain Cisco IOS, IOX XE devices susceptible to brute-force attacks
Cisco has issued a security advisory after Hashcat researchers disclosed a password flaw in IOS and IOS XE devices that enable brute-force attacks.
- Online CompTIA training courses launched for cloud, mobility, security
CompTIA rolls out new online certification training modules for solution providers involved in cloud computing, mobility and IT security.
- Research highlights speed, frequency of ICS security attacks
A new Trend Micro study using honeypots for research highlights an alarming number and variety of attempted ICS security breaches.
- Spend smart on Oracle ERP implementations
Oracle ERP implementations usually take about a year-and-a-half, but a couple examples show that spending smart can shrink the timeline.
- IT as competitive advantage: A CEO advises CIOs on keeping relevant
CEO Dave Wittwer has seen the value of IT in his 30 years with TDS Communications. Here he advises CIOs on making IT a competitive advantage.
- Networking blogs: Better BYOD policies, Aerohive updates HiveManager
In this networking blog roundup, learn why better BYOD policies are user-oriented, and find out what the HiveManager update means for WLAN security.
- Need for cloud-to-cloud backup options creates new market
Organizations wary about entrusting critical information to Software-as-a-Service, or SaaS, providers are exploring cloud-to-cloud backup options.
- VDI storage problem? Forget extra SAN -- use server RAM
VDI storage bottlenecks don't have to mean extra SAN; Atlantis Computing lets virtual desktop customers use server RAM instead.
- Adjust to the cloud: SaaS data integration steps out into the light
Data management professionals must be ready to accommodate the integration of SaaS data as business units sprint toward cloud-based software delivery.
- Companies leveraging threat of third-party SAP support to cut costs
SAP customers are using third-party vendors to help cut support costs, even if they don't actually end up using them to manage their SAP software.
- Enterprise social tools need UC integration to thrive
Enterprise social tools won't become part of users' daily routines without some integration with basic UC services like voice and messaging.
- Software lifecycle: App security still struggling to find a fit
For 10 years, application security has struggled find its place in the software lifecycle. We're still not there. Why has it taken so long?
- Telecommuting technology a double-edged sword for SMBs
Entrepreneurs and small business owners rely on telecommuting tech for day-to-day business operations, but success also requires an old-school touch.
- Experts debate big data vs. SQL development
Traditional SQL databases may have lost mindshare with some app developers, but they're still the right choice for most projects, says one expert.