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Banking on DX to meet needs of a changing financial world

Jan 25, 2018, 09:37 AM Ben Gane

Few industries have been impacted more profoundly by technology innovations then the world of financial services. Despite the risk-averse nature of the business, this critically important sector has embraced digital transformation (DX) in response to customer demands for a seamless, secure...


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3 reasons the ransomware threat will continue in 2018

Jan 25, 2018, 09:35 AM Ben Gane

Ransomware has been on the scene for more than a decade now, and thanks to increasingly sophisticated samples that attack victims across nearly every country, it’s become a global threat. According to CSO, ransomware has a longer history than many realize. While large-scale attacks...


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Frequency & complexity of DDoS attacks is rising

Jan 24, 2018, 08:49 AM Ben Gane

NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., (NASDAQ: NTCT), a leading provider of business assurance, a powerful combination of service assurance, cybersecurity, and business intelligence solutions, today released its 13th Annual Arbor Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) offering direct...


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SamSam Ransomware Strain Kicks off 2018

Jan 23, 2018, 08:55 AM Ben Gane

Last year was the year that a single ransomware payment hit the $1 million mark. As the year progressed, we watched cybercriminals shift their focus from single users to targeted attacks on businesses and organizations. The massive scale of the WannaCry and Petya attacks sent...


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Fixing service failures with real-time solutions

Jan 23, 2018, 08:49 AM Ben Gane

Before turning to address the concept of repairing service failures with real-time solutions, the conflict of definitions about what real-time means in an on-demand world needs to be clarified so enterprises and service providers share the same expectations of what can be achieved. So-called real-time...


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Data is the new oil, but the refinery process is hard work

Jan 22, 2018, 09:08 AM Ben Gane

This is one of the top challenges for operators -- getting the right data in a usable format, ensuring that it's quality data. Again, organizational constraints are cited as a roadblock in terms of smoothing out this process and making it more efficient. Business users are not familiar with networks and...


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Do You Trust Your Updates?

Jan 22, 2018, 09:05 AM Ben Gane

Trust is a big concern. Who would you trust to give you parenting advice? Who would you trust for financial guidance? More and more we should be very careful about who we trust for cybersecurity guidance. How you do validate guidance and more importantly the resolution to a security...


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Fixing service failures with real-time solutions

Jan 19, 2018, 10:28 AM Ben Gane

Before turning to address the concept of repairing service failures with real-time solutions, the conflict of definitions about what real-time means in an on-demand world needs to be clarified so enterprises and service providers share the same expectations of what can be achieved. So-called...


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Forcepoint updates on Spectre and Meltdown

Jan 19, 2018, 10:27 AM Ben Gane

The year 2018 has gotten off to a tough start with the news of the Meltdown and Spectre (CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, and CVE-2017-5754) vulnerabilities. This is a broad industry problem that affects almost everyone, everywhere. Processors from Intel, AMD, and ARM are all potentially...


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Why are Data Breaches in the Healthcare Industry Rising Rapidly?

Jan 19, 2018, 10:17 AM Ben Gane

Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration received the preliminary findings of a review launched by the state’s Inspector General on January 2. The review was in response to a data breach involving 30,000 Medicaid recipients on November 15, 2017. The breach was a direct result of a staff...


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