TechTarget News - Week of Jul 23, 2017

What are Amazon Web Services’ Nordic plans?

Amazon Web Services' head in the Nordic tells Computer Weekly about the region's increasing demand and use of the cloud

Tech disruption forces CEOs to rethink leadership

Headline figures from KPMG’s Outlook 2017 survey of 1500 CEOs shows that 40% expect technology innovation to cause major disruption

Red Hat Ceph, Gluster roadmaps focus on HCI, containers

Red Hat's Ceph and Gluster storage roadmaps reflect increased focus on hyper-converged infrastructure, containers and big data, in addition to performance improvements.

Nordea deploys AI to speed up customer service

Nordea is reaping the rewards of its fintech investments through its latest project to use artificial intelligence to support customers

APAC public cloud market to surpass $10bn in 2017

Led by growing demand for cloud infrastructure services, the public cloud market is now dominated by Microsoft, Amazon and Alibaba, which is expanding its footprint outside China

Hyper-converged infrastructure architecture changes IT admin role

IT leaders who have adopted a hyper-converged architecture say it streamlines costs and eliminates silos and finger-pointing, but also brings a fear of the unknown to their staffs.

Fancy Bear C&C servers taken down by Microsoft lawsuit

Experts applaud Microsoft for clever use of a lawsuit to claim command and control server domains used by malicious Russian APT group Fancy Bear.

Ransomware threat escalating, warns Europol

Europol warns that the threat of ransomware continues to escalate as it marks the anniversary of a cross-industry anti-ransomware initiative

Australian businesses bullish on AI

Demand for artificial intelligence technology is growing in Australia amid looming fears over job losses

RSA president calls for business-driven security

A business-centric rather than one-size-fits-all approach to cyber security will help organisations mitigate cyber attacks that have become bolder than ever

UK firms see employees as top risk to GDPR compliance

Most UK companies consider their staff as the biggest threat to compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, a survey has revealed

UK police forces taking action to quash data misuse

With nearly 800 reported incidents of potential data misuse by police in less than 16 months, at least 34 police forces are taking steps to improve monitoring systems to address this problem

Update expands Mist Wi-Fi management platform use cases

The latest update to the Mist Wi-Fi management platform makes it more useful for divvying up network access in hotels, college dormitories and apartment buildings.

Facebook share price hits record high

Social networking giant reports revenue up 45% and profits up 71% in second quarter compared with Q2 2016, as share price hits $173

Tribunal strikes down Ofcom rulings on business broadband

The telecoms regulator will have to go back to the drawing board as it seeks to establish regulation for the business broadband market, following a successful appeal by Openreach

Meg Whitman steps down from HP Inc board

Whitman has served as chairperson of HP since the separation of HP Inc and Hewlett Packard Enterprise in November 2015

Industroyer malware a turning point for ICS security

Security researchers at Black Hat 2017 analyzed the Industroyer malware, the attack on Ukraine's power grid and what it means for industrial control system security in the U.S.

Singapore to review personal data protection rules

If given the green light, the proposed changes to the Personal Data Protection Act will require organisations to notify the authorities of data breaches

Intel reports record second quarter

Intel chief claims to have raised the bar on performance and predicts record year for the chip maker after record second-quarter revenue

CIA hacking tools for Mac OS and Linux exposed by WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks has exposed hacking tools targeting the Mac and Linux operating systems in the latest of its series of leaks allegedly from the US Central Intelligence Agency

Adobe's Flash end of life scheduled, finally, for 2020

News roundup: Adobe announced that Flash end of life will happen by the end of 2020. Plus, Microsoft expands its bug bounty program, the 2017 Pwnie Awards winners, and more.

2017 cybersecurity trends at the Black Hat conference

This week, bloggers look into 2017 cybersecurity trends leading up to the Black Hat conference, Movidius deep learning and Mist's approach to WLAN.

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