TechTarget News - Week of Feb 12, 2017

Autodata turns to big data to predict vehicle failures

Vehicle data company sees 30% jump in revenue after moving to open source software and opening its data to garages, insurers and parts companies

Santander introduces voice-controlled payments

Santander has taken its voice-controlled banking initiative to the next phase, with customers now able to make payments by voice

Caringo FileFly cleans data off Windows Storage Servers

Caringo FileFly powers Secondary Storage Platform that works with Microsoft DFSR and ReFS to offload passive, unstructured data from a Windows storage server.

HMRC rejects Verify

HM Revenue and Customs says it won’t be using Verify, which could cause difficulties for the government’s target of having 25 million Verify users by 2020

Major DDoS attacks see huge increase, says Akamai

Akamai’s State of the Internet/Security Report for the fourth quarter of 2016 finds that distributed denial of service attacks larger than 100Gbps are rapidly increasing as more IoT devices are compromised

Nation-state cyberattacks rising, warns former NSA director

Speaking at RSA Conference 2017, former NSA Director Keith Alexander warned of increased nation-state cyberattacks and called for an overhaul of U.S. government cybersecurity.

Ramzan advocates collaborative security in RSAC keynote

Zulfikar Ramzan opens RSA Conference 2017 by reminding enterprises that just as cyberattacks have long-tail repercussions, so too do collaborative security decisions made in business.

RSA panel covers cryptography trends, elections and more

Panel at RSAC on cryptography trends offers views on AI's coming domination of cybersecurity, quantum computing and quantum cryptography, politics and elections and more.

UAE bank builds predictive marketing models

Rakbank is using SAS analytics software to better understand its customers following a successful implementation of the supplier’s anti-money laundering software

Cohesity's converged data protection platform goes ROBO

Cohesity upgraded its product line with a virtual edition appliance for converged protection in remote offices and branch offices. It also added a new hardware appliance.

CIO interview: Matt Peers, Linklaters

Linklaters CIO Matt Peers is taking the firm through a complete digital transformation and making some big changes

Will automation define the future of network technology?

This week, bloggers look at automation as the future of network technology, weigh in on Cumulus' EVPN features and examine ExtraHop's Addy machine learning analytics.

Microsoft Patch Tuesday February release delayed by a month

News roundup: Microsoft Patch Tuesday was canceled in February without a clear reason. Plus, APT28 is linked to new Mac malware; Lazarus targets more banks and more.

Arista Networks' revenue rises, while rival Cisco stumbles

Arista Networks' revenue rose more than 33% on strong sales of switches and routers. Arista released results a day after Cisco reported a decline in sales of networking gear.

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