TechTarget News - Week of Nov 26, 2017

UK only average in terms of digital public services

UK government has the innovation skills to become a digital public services leader, but needs to improve the ID and authentication that sits underneath it to reach this goal

Norway’s print media responds to digital threats

Subscription-based models are among the tactics being deployed by Norway’s print media organisations as they react to the digital threat to their traditional income streams

Fintech is increasing operational risk to banks

European Banking Association report reveals fear of greater operational risk because of increased take-up of fintech in financial services sector

Consumer identity management a growing trend

Consumer identity and access management is a growing trend, but system choice is still challenging, according to KuppingerCole

Top IT predictions in APAC in 2018

A “mega cloud” that weaves together multiple private and public clouds, along with the use of AI to perform data-driven “thinking tasks”, could emerge next year

Lauri Love could face jail in detention centre condemned by US judges

Appeal court hears conditions in Metropolitan Detention Centre, where alleged hacker Lauri Love is likely to be sent if extradited to the US, described by US judges as 'unconscionably bad', and that Love would be at 'real risk'

NSA data leak exposed Army INSCOM project information

Yet another publicly accessible cloud storage bucket exposed government data; this time it was an NSA data leak which included information on an Army intelligence project.

Qumulo File Fabric fuses on-prem, cloud storage for studio

Qumulo's File Fabric gives FuseFX ability to burst workloads into Amazon Web Services, giving it a virtual fourth location for file storage for its special effects rendering.

Aporeto app security uncoupled from network infrastructure

Aporeto app security startup has introduced security software that achieves scale by decoupling application security from the network infrastructure of a hybrid cloud environment.

Bosma Enterprises may resell assistive technology

Bosma deployed an indoor navigation system for its blind and visually impaired employees. Now the organization may resell the BlindSquare Event system to external customers.

Third-party E911 services expand call management tools

In UC news, organizations are deploying third-party E911 services for additional call management capabilities, while Genesys announces a chatbot integration with Amazon.

Yahoo data breach hacker pleads guilty to cybercrime charges

One of the Yahoo data breach hackers pleaded guilty to his involvement in the attack. Plus, the FBI failed to notify U.S. officials that they were targets of Fancy Bear, and more.

Leaked NSA Ragtime files hint at spying on U.S. citizens

Exposed data included new information on the NSA Ragtime intelligence-gathering program, but it is unclear if the evidence proves Americans were targeted.

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