TechTarget News - Week of Jul 03, 2022

Assange appeals against Priti Patel’s extradition order

WikiLeaks founder is expected to raise concerns over the political nature of his prosecution, the likelihood of him receiving a fair trial, and the risk of a coercive plea bargain

Channel roundup: Who's gone where?

A busy seven days across the channel as executives are hired and positions are filled across various organisations

Government rejects Lords police tech inquiry recommendations

The government has largely rejected the findings and recommendations of a House of Lords inquiry into police tech, which called for an overhaul of how police deploy artificial intelligence and algorithmic technologies

MPs call for ban on Chinese surveillance camera technology

Nearly 70 MPs have called on the government to ban Chinese camera technology that is widely used by UK government agencies despite links to human rights abuses in China

LogRhythm bullish on growth in APAC

LogRhythm expects its business in the region to grow by over 20% this year thanks to demand from emerging economies where cyber security investments have not kept pace with cyber threats

Cato Networks opens Copenhagen point of presence

Cato opens PoP in Danish capital to bolster resiliency and extend converged security and networking capabilities across Nordic region

Ransomware in 2022: Evolving threats, slow progress

Experts say trends involving new forms of leverage, increasing numbers of affiliates and the evolving cyber insurance market are shaping the ransomware landscape in 2022.

Most APAC banks to spend more on cloud this year

More than nine in 10 banks across Asia-Pacific are increasing their cloud spending in 2022 after years of hesitation due to initial regulatory hurdles

Evernote, Home Depot outsource network management

Offloading daily network management to networking vendors allowed Home Depot and Evernote to direct in-house IT staff to business-critical projects.

IBM acquires Databand for data observability technology

The tech giant continued to build out its data fabric platform by acquiring a data startup with a platform that enables organizations to monitor and optimize data pipelines.

TigerGraph Cloud update enables easier adoption, deployment

With enterprise customers adding more users as graph technology gains popularity, the vendor added features to make wide use of its SaaS platform easier and more secure.

HackerOne incident raises concerns for insider threats

While the threat actor's motivation appears to be financial, it shows just how damaging an insider threat could be for vulnerability disclosure and bug bounty systems.

5G networks vulnerable to adversarial ML attacks

A team of academic researchers introduced an attack technique that could disrupt 5G networks, requiring new ways to protect against adversarial machine learning attacks.

Latest Marriott data breach not as serious as others

Questions are again being raised over Marriott’s cyber security practices following yet another incident, but fortunately it seems limited in its scope, and the company is responding appropriately

Nerdio enhances support for MSPs

Vendor Nerdio rolls out improved partner programme to make life easier for partners supporting Microsoft Azure environments, and N-able is also bolstering its ability to support CSPs

5G-Advanced to hit stride from 2025

Next gen of current next-gen mobile targeted to flourish from 2025-2030, helping 5G commercialisation, long-term development of AI, machine learning and network energy savings for a fully automated network

MI5, FBI chiefs warn of Chinese cyber espionage threat

In a joint appearance in London, MI5 director general Ken McCallum and FBI director Chris Wray warn of the growing threat posed by the Chinese government to UK and US interests

UK-based datacentre cooling firm FEL Group ceases trading

Although its most recent financial report suggested the firm was seeing green shoots of recovery after a business restructure and financing plan, a disagreement on a key contract has resulted in FEL Group going out of business

Salesforce CodeGen lead discusses AI-generated programming

The head of Salesforce's open source, AI-assisted no-code project discusses the company's approach to AI moving forward, as well as what users might see next on the roadmap.

Early detection crucial in stopping BEC scams

Cofense Intelligence studied hundreds of business email compromise attacks and found that most scams attempt to establish trust with targeted employees over multiple emails.

Zoom One bundles services to draw single-vendor customers

Zoom ties its services together in Zoom One as it evolves from a video conferencing app to a communications platform. The company targets firms that want a single UC vendor.

Ofcom publishes Online Safety Roadmap

The roadmap sets out how the online harms regulator will approach implementing the UK’s online safety regime, and tells tech firms to start preparing for the new rules

Growing number of risks tests supply chain continuity

In this Q&A, supply chain expert Zachary Collier looks at some ways supply chains are threatened today and how companies need to avoid a single point of failure in supply chains.

UKG looks within to find new CEO

UKG has appointed its former president, Chris Todd, as its new CEO. Todd replaces Aron Ain, who became UKG's CEO after the merger of Kronos and Ultimate Software.

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