July 18, 2017 Comments Off

IBM Unveils Next-Generation Mainframe Technology with Pervasive Encryption

IBM launched what it calls “the next generation of the world’s most powerful transaction system,” IBM Z, on Monday. The technology is able to run more than 12 billion encrypted transactions per day, and introduces an encryption engine which it says makes it possible for the first time to pervasively…

July 18, 2017 Comments Off

IBM Unveils Next-Generation Mainframe Technology with Pervasive Encryption

IBM launched what it calls “the next generation of the world’s most powerful transaction system,” IBM Z, on Monday. The technology is able to run more than 12 billion encrypted transactions per day, and introduces an encryption engine which it says makes it possible for the first time to pervasively…

July 18, 2017 Comments Off

Atlantic.Net Taps Trend Micro for Managed Hosting Security

Atlantic.Net has tapped Trend Micro to back its Managed Hosting Solutions with the Deep Security Suite, the company announced Monday. Trend Micro’s data center and cloud-optimized security techniques are now available to Atlantic.Net managed hosting customers to protect their servers by applying an instant “virtual patch” to servers, virtual desktops,…

July 14, 2017 Comments Off

Microsoft-Backed Security Startups Outsmart Hackers with Hackers

Two Microsoft Ventures portfolio companies detailed their unique approaches to cybersecurity at Microsoft Inspire 2017.

July 14, 2017 Comments Off

Cisco Beefs Up Security Arsenal With Observable Networks Acquisition

As businesses are expected to spend $1 trillion by 2021 to combat cybercrime, Cisco has been taking measures to beef up its security offerings with a series of acquisitions in this arena.

July 12, 2017 Comments Off

New Chinese Internet Clampdown Hurts Business, U.S. Group Says

China’s clampdown on the use of virtual private networks to circumvent the country’s internet controls risks disrupting businesses that depend on them for cloud services and data security.

July 10, 2017 Comments Off

China Is Said to Close Major Hole in its Great Internet Firewall

China’s government has told telecommunications carriers to block individuals’ access to virtual private networks by Feb. 1, people familiar with the matter said.

June 29, 2017 Comments Off

Petya May Not be the Ransomware Everyone Thought it Was

Petya, or NotPetya, doesn’t seem to be a traditional ransomware.

June 28, 2017 Comments Off

Cyberattack Continues to Clog Port Systems, Major Networks

A cyberattack similar to WannaCry entered its second day, hitting businesses, port operators and government systems around the world.

June 27, 2017 Comments Off

New Cyberattack Goes Global, Hits WPP, Rosneft, Maersk

More than 80 companies in Russia and Ukraine were initially affected by the Petya virus that disabled computers Tuesday.