TechTarget News - Week of Apr 09, 2017

Shadow IT lurking in Southeast Asia

Singapore and Malaysia have the highest proportion of employees who use unapproved personal devices at work, according to a VMware survey

Wonga warns 245,000 UK customers of cyber breach

Loan firm urges customers to be vigilant after data breach that may have exposed personal details, including some financial information

The Graze journey: from pureplay to multi-channel

Health food retailer Graze began as an online subscription platform, but has used customer data to successfully cross the boundary into the physical retail space, says CEO Anthony Fletcher

Microsoft, Google vie to be masters of the universal OS

Developers and IT admins have to manage and build apps for a multitude of different operating systems and device types. Windows 10 and Google's universal OS could change that.

IAM a core building block for GDPR compliance

Identity and access management is key to enabling organisations to become compliant with the GDPR, increase security and improve customer relationships, according to a senior analyst at KuppingerCole

Elastifile builds file system for cloud, flash storage

Elastifile's distributed file system designed for use with flash hardware and on-premises and public-cloud storage is adding CloudConnect capabilities for AWS and Google.

Kelihos botnet downed after arrest of alleged kingpin

The US has led the takedown of the international botnet Kelihos after the arrest in Spain of the Russian believed to have operated the botnet since 2010

Ofcom to readjust BT dark fibre pricing after error

Competition and Markets Authority rules in favour of appeal filed by TalkTalk relating to how much BT is allowed to charge other providers for buying dark fibre

Europol and Brazil agree co-operation on cyber crime

Brazil, which has a significant and growing cyber crime problem both as the target of international attacks and the source of regional attacks, is set to work more closely with Europol to fight cross-border crime

VeloCloud introduces SD-WAN security partnership program

VeloCloud introduced a partner program that lets security vendor partners develop integrated SD-WAN security services. Current partners include Fortinet, IBM Security and Check Point.

Cisco gets MDS 9700 ready for 32-gig FC storage

Cisco 6 FC storage module brings 32 Gbps support across MDS 9700 director family. Cisco and partners certify UCS C-Series servers for 32 Gbps-ready host bus adapters.

Government must keep EU telecoms and broadband rules after Brexit

The Broadband Stakeholder Group has published a report on the future of the broadband and telecoms sector, urging the government not to lose touch with EU regulations after Brexit

Pure Storage launches FlashArray//X with NVMe drives

FlashArray//X has NVMe drives but end-to-end storage-to-host NVMe connectivity will have to wait for an NVMe-over-fabrics (NVMf) version planned for release later this year

Security Update Guide brings growing pains to Patch Tuesday

Microsoft fundamentally changes how IT pros will consume Patch Tuesday releases with the Security Update Guide and brings fixes for an actively exploited Word zero-day.

Symantec CA woes debated by browser community

Compliance with CA/B Forum Baseline Requirements was debated after Symantec CA posted responses to 14 issues raised by Mozilla developers.

Six key security weaknesses in industrial systems

Organisations should mitigate six key vulnerabilities in industrial control systems to reduce the risk of cyber attack, warns security firm FireEye

Interview: Chris Young, chief executive of McAfee

McAfee’s chief shares his views on Brexit, GDPR, encryption and his company’s new independence in an exclusive UK interview with Computer Weekly

Persistent container storage vendors take center stage

Portworx expands persistent storage features with PX-Enterprise upgrade. Virtuozzo Storage adds erasure coding to file and block, while StorageOS makes beta available.

DARPA's SSITH program takes aim at hardware vulnerabilities

News roundup: DARPA's SSITH program tackles hardware vulnerabilities for better security. Plus, new risks placed in OWASP Top 10, SWIFT launches new anti-fraud tool, and more.

Shadow Brokers release SWIFT banking and Windows exploits

The Shadow Brokers released another cache of cyberweapons linked to the Equation Group, including Windows exploits and attack details for the SWIFT banking system.

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