TechTarget News - Week of Jun 25, 2017

News UK dumps tape for backup with Zadara cloud storage

News publishing corporation saves up to 40% on hardware and software costs by switching in-house hardware for a cloud-first policy, using Zadara cloud storage as a backup target

Interview: Louise McCarthy and Valeria Della Rosa, EBRD

Two women are at the helm of the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development’s technology change programme – the bank’s first-ever digital transformation

AA blames password reset email glitch on ‘internal error’

Automobile Association apologises for sending out password reset confirmation emails to a small selection of customers in error, which led some to assume the company may have been hacked

Palo Alto Networks confident of taking security into SaaS era

Security platforms could make it easier to take products to market and improve firms’ security posture by making innovative products easier to consume, but the biggest winners could be the platform providers

Panzura cloud NAS gets performance jolt from NVMe

Panzura's enhancements to its cloud NAS include support for NVMe flash and increased capacity limit on VMware deployments. The cloud file system works with object storage.

Stronger cyber resilience culture needed to combat threats

Closer collaboration between departments such as business continuity and information security could help raise staff awareness to counter the cyber threat, according to industry experts

IBM Watson holds court at Wimbledon 2017

The All England Lawn Tennis Club is again playing doubles with IBM at its annual championship, this time with assistance from a virtual Fred Perry

Windows Defender bug could allow full-system takeover

A newly disclosed Windows Defender bug, which could allow an attacker to fully take over a target system and create admin accounts, marks yet another major antivirus vulnerability.

Singapore authorities issue alert on Petya ransomware

The country’s emergency response team has called for users to boost their cyber defences as the Petya ransomware rages through IT systems in Asia and Australia

Petya-like global ransomware attack can be mitigated

A new global ransomware attack has been spreading quickly using the same exploits as WannaCry, but researchers have already found ways to protect users from the damage.

Two Tegile storage tiers highlight IntelliFlash update

Tegile Systems updates IntelliFlash with two tiers of flash. The 6U Tegile configuration supports 72 SAS SSDs for capacity and NVMe flash drives for performance.

Nutanix makes hybrid cloud push with Calm and Xi Cloud

Hyper-converged pioneer to extend on-premise OS to the cloud with plans to span the datacentre and public cloud using Calm, plus forthcoming hybrid cloud services via Xi Cloud

Cyber preparedness low among UK councils, survey shows

Confidence among UK local authorities about being prepared and well equipped to deal with a cyber attack is relatively low, a survey has revealed

Petya ransomware hits Aussie businesses

The latest ransomware attack has reached Australia’s shores, prompting calls to dump on-premise IT infrastructure for the cloud

IoT Tech Day showcases Benelux innovation

At the latest annual internet of things event in the Netherlands, the IoT moves from the geek's shed to the industrial plant, with some fantasy thrown in

Policing should embrace IoT opportunities

The internet of things brings more opportunities than challenges for the UK’s police forces, according to a TechUK report that urges the police to embrace digital technologies

Nutanix Xi Cloud Services revealed at Nutanix .NEXT 2017

Xi Cloud Services brings hyper-converged vendor Nutanix into the public cloud game as it seeks to tie on-premises data to the cloud with the help of Calm orchestration software.

Key lessons from ‘Petya’ ransomware attack

While the cyber security community is still working to understand the latest ransomware attack that has reportedly hit 60 countries, there are key lessons to be learned

Print management a UK public sector GDPR blind spot

Print and document management is a potential blind spot for the public sector when it comes to compliance with the GDPR, a survey has revealed

UK needs urgent response to online fraud, says NAO

Online fraud is the most commonly experienced crime in England and Wales and demands urgent response, a report by Parliament’s independent public spending watchdog has concluded

Liberty gets go-ahead to challenge Snoopers’ Charter

Civil rights organisation Liberty has been given the go-ahead to challenge in the High Court controversial surveillance legislation it believes breaches UK citizens’ rights

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