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1. Will Congress Help Fund New State and Local Cyberprograms?
For the past several years, survey after survey of state and local government technology and security leaders have produced the same results. What’s on their mind? Cybersecurity is the top priority, and security resources are an ongoing problem. The National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO) and the National Governors Association (NGA) have consistently raised this cyberissue with their federal government counterparts, and it appears that the message may finally be getting through...
Origional Story Date :4/17/2017
Editorial | Government Technology
Information Technology | Security | Cybersecurity | Politics
2. The Cloud Waste Problem That's Killing Your Business (and What To Do About It)
Organizations are moving to the Cloud in droves. And why not? The shift from CapEx to monthly OpEx, the elasticity, the reduced deployment times and faster time-to-market: what’s not to love? The good news: the public cloud providers have made it easy to deploy their services. The bad news: the public cloud providers have made it easy to deploy their services…really easy. And, experience over the past decade has shown that leads to cloud waste. What is “cloud waste” and where does it come from?...
Origional Story Date :4/17/2017
HowTo | Business 2 Community
Information Technology | Software | Business | Cloud Computing
3. GM unveils semi-autonomous Super Cruise in the 2018 Cadillac CT6
Make some room in the cruising lane, Tesla: Cadillac's Super Cruise is ready for action. The long-developed product, coming as an add-on feature for the 2018 CT6 sedan, will jockey with Tesla's Autopilot to be the best semi-autonomous experience on the highway. The luxury carmaker has been working on the system since 2012 and teased it last month when it debuted vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication as a standard feature in the 2017 CTS sedan...
Origional Story Date :4/11/2017
News | Mashable
Information Technology | Self-Driving Cars
4. Angry Shadow Brokers release password for suspected NSA hacking tools
Annoyed with the U.S. missile strike last week on an airfield in Syria, among other things, hacker group Shadow Brokers resurfaced and released what it said was the password to files containing suspected National Security Agency tools it had earlier tried to sell. “Is appearing you are abandoning ‘your base’, ‘the movement’, and the peoples who getting you elected,” the group wrote in broken English in a letter to President Donald Trump posted online on Saturday...
Origional Story Date :4/10/2017
News | Computerworld
Information Technology | Security | Hacking
5. Integrating Digital Tech and Workers With UC
The road to digital transformation is littered with plenty of obstacles. But amid all the discussions about various strategies, technologies and approaches lies this fact: An organization's success is heavily dependent on unified communications (UC). Essentially, it's the glue that holds digital systems and people together. At the center are communication and collaboration tools that integrate multiple capabilities, including messaging, file sharing, streaming video, videoconferencing and even live polling...
Origional Story Date :4/17/2017
Editorial | Baseline
Information Technology | Unified Communication
6. HPE Format-Preserving Encryption Gets FIPS Validated
Hewlett Packard Enterprise reached a major milestone this week, announcing on April 13 that its Format-Preserving Encryption (FPE) technology is now Federal Information Processing Standards validated. Terence Spies, chief technologist at HPE Security, said getting its FPE technology FIPS validated has been a long process...
Origional Story Date :4/17/2017
News | Eweek
Information Technology | Hardware | Networking | Security | Encryption
7. Microsoft is playing Windows hardball
Microsoft really wants all of us on Windows 10. And it's done asking nicely. For many users of Windows 7 and 8.1, upgrade cajolery just morphed into something that looks a lot like upgrade coercion. (It had already tried upgrade trickery.) I’m sick and tired of this. Windows 10 is OK, but I still prefer Windows 7, thank you very much. I’m not the only one...
Origional Story Date :4/3/2017
News | Computerworld
Information Technology | Software | Operating Systems | Windows
8. Virtual Instruments Releases New Workload Analysis Tool for NAS Systems
Infrastructure performance management software maker Virtual Instruments has added improvements to its Load DynamiX Enterprise storage performance validation package, which enables storage admins to validate and optimize their systems. Load DynamiX Enterprise 5.3, released April 12, enables users to more intelligently deploy storage infrastructure for their hybrid data centers, the company said...
Origional Story Date :4/17/2017
News | Eweek
Information Technology | Hardware | Storage
9. More Companies Plan to Get Value From AI
The majority of companies surveyed have adopted some form of artificial intelligence, and they plan to significantly increase their investments in this technology for the foreseeable future, according to a recent survey from Tata Consultancy Services. The resulting report, "Getting Smarter by the Day: How AI Is Elevating the Performance of Global Companies," indicates that IT teams are making the most use of AI...
Origional Story Date :4/17/2017
Research | Baseline
Information Technology | Artifical Intelligence
10. Latest Shadow Brokers Windows Exploits Already Patched by Microsoft
The hacker group known as the Shadow Brokers released a trove of exploits on April 14, raising the specter of a new group of previously unknown zero-day exploits that potentially could have exposed millions of users to risk. As it turns out, that wasn't the case - within hours of the Shadow Brokers release, Microsoft issued a comprehensive overview of how it has already protected Windows against the newly disclosed Shadow Broker exploits...
Origional Story Date :4/17/2017
SecurityAlert | Eweek
Information Technology | Security | Patches