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Red Hat News
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Friday Five - October 18, 2019
Red Hat News, October 18th, 2019
The Friday Five is a weekly Red Hat blog post with 5 of the week's top news items and ideas from or about Red Hat and the technology industry
Red Hat Expands The Kubernetes Developer Experience With Newest Version Of Red Hat Openshift 4
Red Hat News, October 16th, 2019
Red Hat OpenShift 4.2 delivers new developer client tools and local development capabilities, making it easier to innovate across hybrid cloud environments on the industry's most comprehensive enterprise Kubernetes platform
IT - CxO
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5 Things Security Executives Need To Know About Insider Threat
HelpNet Security, October 14th, 2019
Insider threat is, unfortunately, an issue that has not yet received sufficient priority
Book Review: 'Cybersecurity Is Everybody's Business'
Government Technology, October 14th, 2019
This book is packed with great information on myriad 21st-century Internet security, data privacy and cybersafety topics
What CISOs Need To Do To Maximize Cybersecurity Awareness Month
ZDNet, October 16th, 2019
Cybersecurity strategy is on the agenda of most of the world's boardrooms
Executives Are Not Actively Engaged In Ensuring The Effectiveness Of Cybersecurity Strategy
HelpNet Security, October 17th, 2019
There's a clear lack of accountability, especially on the board and among C-suite executives, and a lack of confidence in determining the efficacy of security technologies
How Should I Choose A Cybersecurity Insurance Provider?
SearchSecurity, October 16th, 2019
To vet potential cybersecurity insurance providers, there are a few questions every customer should ask. Learn more about the questions to ask and how to get the answers you need
IT - MFA
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Compound Biometrics - Protection In-Depth
Fortress Identity, October 14th, 2019
Many financial services firms stopped kidding themselves about passwords a long time ago
Bankers, Here Are Nine Things Hackers Hope You Never Learn
Fortress Identity, October 15th, 2019
It's time to turn your institution into a biometric fortress
Why Cybercriminals Prefer Passwords
Fortress Identity, October 16th, 2019
Are passwords still a viable security option in 2019?
IT - Storage
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Strong HDD High Capacity Nearline Demand With 16TB Emerging
Storage Newsletter, October 14th, 2019
Over the past week, the Trendfocus team was once again in Asia, looking into HDD build plans and end-demand for HDDs for the remainder of 2019 and into 2020
Hard Disks Give New Technologies A Spin
The Next Platform, October 17th, 2019
There is little doubt that solid state disks have become a disruptive force for datacenter storage and have bright future
A Guide To Emerging Data Memory And Storage Technologies
Information Management, October 14th, 2019
Technology breakthroughs are changing the way we live and work and with that change comes a change in datasets
MAMR Tech Fuels Mammoth 20 TB Hard Drives
SearchStorage, October 18th, 2019
Age-old hard disk drives get a new twist as energy-assisted technologies fuel Western Digital's upcoming new 20 TB HDDs and rivals Seagate and Toshiba work on product plans
WW HDDs Shipped Rise To 83 Million In 3Q19 - Trendfocus
Storage Newsletter, October 18th, 2019
Preliminary 3CQ19 Results: HDDs Rise to Over 83 Million Units, 240EB
IT - AI
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AI Will Free Security Pros From Menial Tasks, Experts Say
StateTech, October 17th, 2019
Automation will let security pros at government agencies focus on threat hunting and higher-level development projects
IT - Humor
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Master Of Disguise
ComputerWorld, October 14th, 2019
That was quite a display
Flashback Friday: Give Them A Headache And They Might Be Generous
ComputerWorld, October 18th, 2019
But we bet they'll find a way to get that 8 cents back
Very Interesting
ComputerWorld, October 14th, 2019
Software takes everything so literally
IT - CRM
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A New Business Model With Help From CRM
CRMBuyer, October 17th, 2019
"capitalism as we know it is dead" - Marc Benioff
How To Amplify The Impact Of Your CRM
Business 2 Community, October 16th, 2019
85 percent of buyers say that they will dismiss a seller in the first interaction if they don't receive tailored information - Forrester research
IT - BI
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Top Business Intelligence Software
Datamation, October 14th, 2019
The best business intelligence software offers a full complement of competitive advantages: snappy visual reports, deep data mining, automation, help with forecasting and other key tools
What Is Business Intelligence? Transforming Data Into Business Insights
CIO, October 14th, 2019
Business intelligence (BI) leverages software and services to transform data into actionable insights that inform an organization's business decisions
IT - HR
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Forecast: The Talent Drought Will Get Worse.
HR Dive, October 17th, 2019
Sure, the unemployment rate is at a record low. But hiring will eventually get easier for employers.right? Wrong.
Web Accessibility: Why It Matters To Your HR Department
Business 2 Community, October 14th, 2019
Most people think that digital technology has made the world more accessible
IT - AR-VR
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Augmented Reality (AR): 4 Enterprise Use Cases
The Enterprisers Project, October 14th, 2019
What are companies doing with augmented reality? Let's examine some real-world use cases
VR/AR Startup Valuations Reach $45 Billion
TechCruch, October 18th, 2019
Despite early-stage virtual reality market and augmented reality market valuations softening in a transitional period, total global AR/VR startup valuations are now at $45 billion globally
IT - Operations
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Analysts: There Are Now More Than 500 Hyperscale Data Centers In The World
DataCenter Knowlegde, October 18th, 2019
It took two years to build more than 100 massive server farms, but the rate is accelerating
Hyperscale Datacenters Lift Many Boats
datanami, October 15th, 2019
Soaring demand for hyperscale datacenters and colocation services is having a ripple effect within the value chain that builds and integrates those services
IT - Security
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The Connected Cybercrime Ecosystem & The Impact Of The Capital One Breach
Dark Reading, October 14th, 2019
A company's security battle is not between that company and a specific fraudster; rather, it's between the company and connected cybercriminal ecosystem
Planting Tiny Spy Chips In Hardware Can Cost As Little As $200
Ars Technica, October 14th, 2019
Proof-of-concept shows how easy it may be to hide malicious chips inside IT equipment
5 Steps To Protect Against Ransomware Attacks
Dark Reading, October 15th, 2019
Paying a ransom is strongly discouraged by experts. So, how do you protect your organization?
Equifax Data Breach FAQ: What Happened, Who Was Affected, What Was The Impact?
CSO Online, October 14th, 2019
In 2017, attackers exfiltrated hundreds of millions of customer records from the credit reporting agency. Here's a timeline of the security lapses that allowed the breach to happen and the company's response
IT - Database
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Is Amazon's Database Strategy A Glimpse Into The Future?
The Next Platform, October 16th, 2019
IBM, through the work of Edgar Codd, invented the ideas behind the relational database back in 1970
MongoDB vs. MySQL: How To Choose
Inforworld, October 14th, 2019
MongoDB and MySQL are the leading open source NoSQL and relational databases, respectively. Which is best for your application?
IT - Server
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Composable Infrastructure Platform Flexes Converged Muscles
SearchConvergedInfrastructure, October 14th, 2019
The data center has evolved rapidly over the last decade. No longer are enterprises limited to costly and complex traditional IT infrastructures
IT - FOSS
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7 Powerful Open Source Tools For Your Data Projects
SmartDataCollective, October 14th, 2019
These powerful open source tools for data projects will make your work that much more seamless and functional. Here's what is recommended
IT - DevOps
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How Enterprise IT Teams Can Win The Hearts Of DevOps
DevOps.com, October 16th, 2019
Take your average IT team in a young enterprise in the midst of skyrocketing growth. There's a good chance the workflows they've used since the outset can't keep up with the ever-increasing volume of requests from the business
IT - Cloud
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5 Best Practices For Choosing Cloud Developer Tools
SearchCloudComputing, October 14th, 2019
Enterprises are pushing cloud app development as a way to stay up to date on the latest IT trends. Find out how to pick the right cloud and tools for your apps and your staff
Cloud Migration Failures And How To Prevent Them
SearchCIO, October 14th, 2019
Companies are moving more applications than ever to the cloud, but many of these initiatives fail. Learn how to avoid making your own cloud migration mistake
3 Potential Multi-Cloud Challenges That Could Go Unnoticed
SearchNetworking, October 16th, 2019
Disaster recovery, vendor lock-in and cost are major factors as organizations evaluate multi-cloud strategies. However, these pros can become cons if teams aren't careful.
AWS vs. Azure: Compare Vmware-Based Hybrid Clouds
SearchCloudComputing, October 14th, 2019
Enterprises can extend their on-premises VMware environments to AWS or Azure, but they'll need to decide which one best meets their needs. See how the two managed services stack up
Key Differences Between Cloud Storage Offerings
ComputerWeekly, October 16th, 2019
Cloud storage offerings are often largely similar. We run through the key areas where they can differ, such as location, range of services and data protection
6 Long-Term Plans To Add To Cloud Cost Optimization Strategies
SearchCloudComputing, October 15th, 2019
Short-term cost management tools are one way to improve cost efficiencies in the cloud, but to stay on track, you also need long-term strategies to eliminate unnecessary cloud spend
IaaS vs. PaaS options on AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform
SearchCloudComputing, October 15th, 2019
Looking to shift your workloads to the cloud? Understand and compare the IaaS and PaaS options on AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform
IT - Networks
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Mellanox Releases 200Gb/s Network Cards
StorageReview.com, October 15th, 2019
Mellanox released ConnectX-6 Dx cards that are capable of 200Gb/s over NVMe/TCP
SD-WAN And Enterprise Transformation
Enterprise AI, October 17th, 2019
Whether its increased mobility, the migration of critical applications to the cloud or the adoption of SaaS, today's modern enterprise is all about connectivity
SD-WAN vs. MPLS: MPLS Isn't Going Anywhere Anytime Soon
Network Computing, October 15th, 2019
Many companies will continue to use MPLS in the data center to support basic network domain and server services such as authentication, DHCP, and DNS
Top 3 Network Security Threats And How To Protect Against Them
SearchNetworking, October 14th, 2019
Enterprise networks are seemingly always under attack. Learn about the most common network security threats and what protections you should have in place
IT - IoT
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Enterprise Guide To Edge Computing
InformationWeek, October 15th, 2019
Here's a collection of information to help IT leaders and professionals learn more about edge computing and use cases for their enterprise organizations
New Data Analysis Approach Could Strengthen The Security Of IoT Devices
HelpNet Security, October 14th, 2019
A multi-pronged data analysis approach that can strengthen the security of IoT devices, such as smart TVs, home video cameras and baby monitors, against current risks and threats has been created by a team of Penn State World Campus students
IT - Careers
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14 Hot Cybersecurity Certifications Right Now
insideBIGDATA, October 15th, 2019
n an industry where certifications can make or break a job candidacy, which ones have security pros been going after in 2019?
I Think They Expect Me To Work For Free
Ask The Headhunter, October 14th, 2019
In the October 15, 2019 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter a reader wonders whether he's being asked to do a job interview or to work for free...
IT - Compliance
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Setting Governance Standards For Data As Personal Property
Government Technology, October 14th, 2019
If we are going to solve modern urban problems, we need to push the conversation on data ownership and work with local, state and federal policymakers as well as tech companies to incite change
When and How to Write a GDPR DPIA
CSO Online, October 17th, 2019
Data Protection Impact Assessments are a way for companies to minimize risk around new processes and keep a record demonstrating their efforts to comply with the GDPR
IT - Backup
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Gartner Magic Quadrant For Data Center Backup And Recovery Solution
Storage Newsletter, October 16th, 2019
The data center backup and recovery market is rapidly changing as it addresses I&O leaders' needs for simpler, more agile and cost-optimized solutions
Top Cloud Archival Data Services
Datamation, October 17th, 2019
Cloud archival services are essential because not all data needs to be kept readily accessible within an enterprise. Cloud archival storage provide a lower-cost cloud option
IT - Big Data
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Converting Big Data Into Real-Time, Actionable Intelligence
Homeland Security News Wire, October 17th, 2019
Social media, cameras, sensors and more generate huge amounts of data that can overwhelm analysts sifting through it all for meaningful, actionable information to provide decision-makers such as political leaders and field commanders responding to security threats
How Big Data And AI Work Together
The Enterprisers Project, October 14th, 2019
How is artificial intelligence - and its prominent discipline, machine learning - helping deliver better business insights from big data?
The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q4 2019
insideBIGDATA, October 15th, 2019
The team here at insideBIGDATA is deeply entrenched in following the big data ecosystem of companies from around the globe
IT - Encryption
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Essential Guide: Encryption
SearchSecurity, October 16th, 2019
Encryption is the method by which information is converted into secret code that hides the information's true meaning
IT - Developer
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5 Best Practices For Designing Effective Software Development Training
The Software Guild, October 14th, 2019
Technology evolves so quickly that skills gaps can sneak up on development teams
Big Data Skill Sets That Software Developers Will Need In 2020
DevOps.com, October 14th, 2019
As the need for organizing Big Data continues to expand across multiple industries, software developers will be in high demand for several years
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