TechTarget News - Week of Jun 04, 2017

Singapore, Australia forge cyber security ties

The two countries will conduct joint cyber security exercises, among a raft of measures to secure critical infrastructure and bolster cyber security knowhow

Middle East CIO interview: Bob Mulumudi, RAK Ceramics

Bob Mulumudi faces the most complex task in his long career – bringing together 15,000 staff and globally disparate IT systems in the world’s biggest ceramics company

Singtel, DBS beef up SME support programme

The 99% SME initiative will provide small companies with a new online marketplace and an app to optimise digital advertising spending

NetApp HCI system brings vendor belatedly into hyper-convergence

NetApp's HCI incorporates flash hardware and quality of service from SolidFire, which NetApp acquired in 2016. Traditional NetApp software also runs on the HCI appliance.

How Facebook uses deep learning models to engage users

At Facebook it's all about user engagement, and to accomplish this, the company relies heavily on deep learning algorithms to tailor its products to the interests of individuals.

UK firms stockpiling bitcoins for ransomware attacks

Large UK firms are prepared to pay out more than £136,000 on average to cyber criminals who launch ransomware attacks, a survey has revealed

Vodafone mobilises against fake news and hate speech

Mobile network operator has introduced new global rules to prevent its advertising from appearing on outlets that create and share hate speech and fake news

Infosec17: Recruit agile people for agile security teams

Organisations should enlist agile people to join agile security teams that are able to deal with the continually changing cyber threat landscape, say security team leaders

Network tech helps BT customers cut carbon emissions

Telco claims it is now making 22% of its total group revenues from products contributing to the reduction of carbon emissions

Malaysia’s Cyberjaya to get smart city boost

Tipped as Malaysia's Silicon Valley, the Cyberjaya township will pilot a slew of smart city projects, including e-payments and mobile bus ticketing

Infosec17: WannaCry could be demise of ransomware

WannaCry could lead to the decline and even demise of ransomware due to its poor implementation and its role in underlining the importance of defending against this threat, says a security expert

HPE Discover: Hybrid IT will dominate, in-memory computing to rise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise declared a positive hybrid on-premise and cloud future for IT at its Discover 2017 conference in Las Vegas, while heralding in-memory computing as new vista

Election cyberattack proves people are still the biggest flaw

A new NSA leak allegedly shows Russian agents engaged in election cyberattacks against local U.S. governments and proves people are still the hardest cybersecurity risk to mitigate.

DDN GRIDScaler parallel file system aids consolidation

To consolidate storage, Van Andel Institute chose DataDirect Networks' GRIDScaler GS7K parallel file system arrays and WOS object platform for active archiving.

Green Party wins the race for digital performance

Benchmark tests on the political parties’ websites shows the Green Party on top, with the Liberal Democrats bottom of the rankings for response times

Dubai Airports automates resource planning

Airports in Dubai are using automation software to co-ordinate resources such as check-in gates and aircraft stands

Researchers port EternalBlue exploit to Windows 10

The EternalBlue exploit behind the WannaCry ransomware attacks has been successfully ported to an older version of Windows 10, but newer versions of the OS are protected.

BT introduces customer-facing CIO roles

As part of its overhaul in terms of how it serves its largest clients, BT has set up a team of internal CIOs to speak for enterprise and public sector customers within the wider group

Non-EU IT professionals in the UK at an all-time high

Survey shows IT business analysts, architects and systems designers, web design and development specialists are the most common skills being brought in

Infosec17: Society needs to address encryption dilemma

There needs to be a discussion about how to balance the interests of privacy, security and the tech industry, says Infosecurity Europe Hall of Fame inductee

Infosec17: UK business should be working on GDPR compliance, says ICO

With less than a year to the deadline for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation, all companies should have assessed what they need to do and should be working on that, says the Information Commissioner’s Office

CIO interview: James Robbins, CIO, Drax Group

Power company is embarking on a technology change programme, aiming to create a more diverse IT set-up and exploit new technologies

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