TechTarget News - Week of Jul 16, 2017

Siemens to open Singapore digitalisation hub in IoT push

Siemens' digitalisation hub will be home to 60 specialists who will develop internet of things applications in areas including advanced manufacturing and healthcare

IBM claims breakthrough in mainframe encryption

IBM says its new mainframe ushers in a new era of data protection in response to a call to action from chief information security officers and security experts worldwide

TrueNAS X10: iXsystems' open source storage contender

The TrueNAS X10 entry-level hybrid array from iXsystems provides a low-cost alternative to legacy arrays. The unified array scales to 360 TB in 6U for $55,000.

Digital transformation at tipping point in Singapore

Businesses in Singapore are fine-tuning their digital transformation efforts, with a third of them moving public cloud workloads to on-premise systems

Lack of KPIs shows holes in datacentre efficiency

Most datacentre operators see the benefits of efficiency metrics, but somehow fail to include them in their key performance indicators

UK industrial control systems targeted, warns leaked NCSC document

Industrial control systems across several UK sectors have been targeted in recent activity by known state-sponsored attackers, according to a leaked report by the UK National Cyber Security Authority

TfL starts ESN pilot build on the London Underground

At a GLA Oversight Committee hearing, TfL’s CTO revealed the organisation is building a pilot version of the Emergency Services Network on the London Underground

Datrium DVX to support Red Hat Virtualization, containers

Datrium will expand its DVX system beyond VMware environments to offer storage options for Red Hat Virtualization, KVM on CentOS Linux and Docker containers on bare-metal servers.

IBM results show slow transition to new business model

Cognitive is one of the cornerstones of IBM’s ‘strategic imperatives’, yet building out a portfolio of products and services will take time, IBM’s CFO admits

Scale Computing HC3 family grows denser, flashier

Scale Computing adds all-flash HC1150DF and high-end HC5150D hybrid arrays to HC3 family. The hyper-converged specialist adds deduplication in HyperCore upgrade.

Singapore begins quest for high-rise datacentres

Huawei, Keppel Data Centres and the Singapore government will assess the feasibility of building high-rise facilities amid growing demand for datacentre capacity in the region

Citadel malware developer jailed

A Russian man believed to be one of the developers of the Citadel malware used to steal millions by infecting around 11 million computers around the world

TSB to introduce iris scan authentication in September 2017

TSB customers will soon be able to access their mobile bank accounts through iris scanning, which is regarded as the most secure biometric authentication available

Retail data breaches still high as GDPR deadline looms

As the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation compliance deadline approaches, retail data breaches remain unacceptably high, a data threat report reveals

Devil’s Ivy a call to action on IoT security

The discovery of a security flaw in an open source third-party code library that could allow attackers to access and hijack devices underlines the need for a greater focus IoT security, say experts

Security Serious Week summit goes virtual

The third annual Security Serious Week in October 2017 will feature an entirely virtual conference, accessible to anyone who is online

Lords to probe ethics of artificial intelligence

The House of Lords Select Committee on artificial intelligence has issued a call for evidence as it looks into the ethical, social and economic impact of the technology

CIO interview: Marc Roberts, CTO, HiyaCar

The CTO at a company that is disrupting the car rental sector tells Computer Weekly about some of his major projects

Bipartisan group launches effort to improve election security

News roundup: The Defending Digital Democracy project brings together security experts to tackle election security. Plus, government shake-ups could hit cybersecurity, and more.

Dark web markets' shutdown may lead to more arrests

Cooperation between law enforcement from around the world led to the shutdown of the AlphaBay and Hansa dark web markets and potential leads of illegal vendors.

SaaS SIEM offers enterprise networks refined analytics

This week, bloggers explore SaaS SIEM, applications as drivers of hybrid cloud, and the benefits and drawbacks of integrated systems.

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