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The Marriott Data Breach: Indeed a Wake-up Call for Proactive Data Defense

The Marriott Data Breach: Indeed a Wake-up Call for Proactive Data Defense

There is something fundamentally wrong with customer data defense. Security and privacy tools that handle customer data are certainly in need of a makeover Last week, one of the biggest information heists in history came to light. Global hospitality major Marriott International apologetically admitted that hackers had broken into personal data of nearly half-a-billion of

SAP Launches New Asset Management Solutions

SAP has introduced SAP Intelligent Asset Management, a set of solutions bringing collaborative asset intelligence, planning, prediction and simulation to equipment maintenance and operations. The system is intended to help manufacturers and asset operators to maximize productivity, improve operational safety and reduce maintenance costs through better planning. SAP Intelligent Asset Management solutions comprise five cloud

HPE to acquire BlueData

BlueData enables accelerated insights from AI and big data with their as-a-service platform, expanding HPE’s offerings in rapidly growing markets Hewlett Packard Enterprise, recently announced a definitive agreement to purchase BlueData, a leading provider of software that transforms how enterprises deploy artificial intelligence and big data analytics, expanding HPE’s offerings in these rapidly growing markets.

Red Hat Acquires Hybrid Cloud Data Management Provider NooBaa

Red Hat enhances portfolio of hybrid cloud technologies with a unified data platform for distributed hybrid and multi-cloud environments Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it has acquired NooBaa, an early stage company developing software for managing data storage services across hybrid and multicloud environments. The addition of

Dell Announces Potential Cybersecurity Incident

Dell is announcing that on November 9, 2018, it detected and disrupted unauthorized activity on its network attempting to extract Dell.com customer information, which was limited to names, email addresses and hashed passwords. Though it is possible some of this information was removed from Dell’s network, our investigations found no conclusive evidence that any was

Sophos Adds Lateral Movement Protection to XG Firewall

Sophos XG Firewall now includes lateral movement protection to prevent targeted, manual cyberattacks or exploits from infiltrating further into a compromised network. With the SamSam ransomware campaign estimated to have earned more than $6.5 million, it is not surprising that criminals are attracted to this method. In these attacks, cybercriminals target weak entry points and

IBM QRadar Advisor with Watson Expands Knowledge of Cybercriminal Techniques

New Algorithms Learn from Security Response Patterns within an Organization; Platform Now Leverages Open-Source MITRE ATT&CK Framework IBM Security today announced new capabilities for the company’s AI-based security platform, QRadar Advisor with Watson, which expand the platform’s knowledge of cybercriminal behavior and allow it to learn from security response activities within an organization. IBM Security

IBM Talent Business Uses AI To Rethink The Modern Workforce

As artificial intelligence (AI) promises to transform both the future of work and the human resources (HR) function, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced IBM Talent & Transformation, a new business to help companies and their employees flourish in the era of AI and automation. IBM Talent & Transformation provides not only robust AI skills training,

IBM Introduces New Services to Automate Cloud Migration

  IBM today launched new services to help businesses accelerate the complex process of migrating and modernizing applications to cloud and adopt a hybrid, multicloud strategy to speed up their business transformation. With new features available in the IBM Cloud Migration Factory, IBM Services is introducing new automation tools to reduce the time of moving

SUSE and Microsoft to Deliver First Enterprise Linux Kernel for Azure

SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 kernel tuned for Microsoft Azure increases customer agility and efficiency by enabling faster access to new Azure features SUSE announced the availability of the first enterprise Linux kernel tailored for Microsoft Azure. SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 on-demand instances now run on a custom-tuned kernel for workloads on Microsoft Azure that

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