Woodstock Wire: Enterprise System News

July 28, 2022

VMware: Are You Making E-Waste Someone Else's Problem?

Justmeans -- It's more important than ever that companies put in place achievable, impactful #ewaste programmes to do their bit in reducing and re-thinking e-waste.

July 28, 2022 09:46 PM

July 27, 2022

Microsoft clamps down on RDP brute-force attacks in Windows 11

Infosec -- Malwarebytes Unpacked - It wasn't so long ago that we were wondering what improvements Windows 11 would make in the security stakes. Well, we haven't had to wait too long to find out.

July 27, 2022 01:29 AM

July 26, 2022

Imperva Extends its Data Security Fabric to Include Enterprise Data Lakes Built on AWS

Business Wire -- Imperva, Inc., (@Imperva), a comprehensive digital security leader, announces that its award-winning Imperva Data Security Fabric (DSF) now provides data-centric protection and compliance for enterprise data lakes built on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Imperva...

July 26, 2022 10:22 PM

July 25, 2022

Adversarial attacks can cause DNS amplification, fool network defense systems, machine learning study finds

Infosec -- The Daily Swig - New research shows how deep learning models trained for network intrusion detection can be bypassed

July 25, 2022 06:48 PM

Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science Executive Education and TalentSprint to create global DevOps experts

Business Wire -- TalentSprint today announced a multi-year and multi-program partnership with Carnegie Mellon University's (CMU) School of Computer Science (SCS).

July 25, 2022 06:11 PM

Final week of the ChannelFlash.com news area

thechannelist.com -- As mention in June, we have decided to step back from Enterprise System news during July.

Current status:

* Selected thechannelist.com as the best news source

* Completed the transfer of channelflash.com to the new source

July 25, 2022 05:37 PM

The Channelist

thechannelist.com -- The Channelist brings you the technical and business information you need to increase the value you can deliver to your customers.

We will help you take the guesswork out of understanding technology so you can do what you do best: leverage technology to deliver the cutting-edge solutions your customers need to grow their businesses.

July 25, 2022 04:18 AM

Microsoft eases up on hiring as economic concerns hit more of the tech industry

Media -- CNBC - Tech - Microsoft is easing up on hiring after the company reduced earnings and income guidance and cut a small group of employees.

July 25, 2022 04:14 AM

An Easier Way to Keep Old Python Code Healthy and Secure

Infosec -- The Hacker News - Python has its pros and cons, but it's nonetheless used extensively. For example, Python is frequently used in data crunching tasks even when there are more appropriate languages to choose from.

Why? Well, Python is relatively easy to...

July 25, 2022 04:08 AM

New Linux Malware Framework Lets Attackers Install Rootkit on Targeted Systems

Infosec -- The Hacker News - A never-before-seen Linux malware has been dubbed a "Swiss Army Knife" for its modular architecture and its capability to install rootkits.

This previously undetected Linux threat, called Lightning Framework by Intezer, is equipped with...

July 25, 2022 04:06 AM

Cisco Releases Patches for Critical Flaws Impacting Nexus Dashboard for Data Centers

Infosec -- The Hacker News - Cisco on Wednesday released security patches for 45 vulnerabilities affecting a variety of products, some of which could be exploited to execute arbitrary actions with elevated permissions on affected systems.

Of the 45 bugs, one security...

July 25, 2022 04:05 AM

Google ads lead to major malvertising campaign

Infosec -- Malwarebytes Unpacked - Fraudsters have long been leveraging the shady corners of the internet to place malicious adverts, leading users to various scams. However, every now and again we see a campaign that goes mainstream and targets some of the word's...

July 25, 2022 04:04 AM

FBI flew cyber officials from Ukraine to U.S. for training, Ukrainian official says

Infosec -- CyberScoop - The FBI brought a delegation of cybersecurity officials from five different Ukrainian government agencies to New York for a bureau-hosted conference and a series of meetings with American officials in Washington next week, according to Victor...

July 25, 2022 04:04 AM

Google Adds Support for DNS-over-HTTP/3 in Android to Keep DNS Queries Private

Infosec -- The Hacker News - Google on Tuesday officially announced support for DNS-over-HTTP/3 (DoH3) for Android devices as part of a Google Play system update designed to keep DNS queries private.

To that end, Android smartphones running Android 11 and higher...

July 25, 2022 04:03 AM

Deep learning delivers proactive cyber defense

Think -- MIT Technology Review - Cybersecurity professionals are constantly looking for new and innovative ways to stay one step ahead of attackers. Yet in the first quarter of 2022 alone, there were 404 publicly reported data breaches in the U.S.-a 14% increase...

July 25, 2022 03:27 AM

Developers: Sumo Logic Delivers 3-Step Onboarding for Kubernetes Observability

Globe Newswire -- Sumo Logic (NASDAQ: SUMO), the SaaS analytics platform to enable reliable and secure cloud-native applications, today unveiled a new process to deliver Kubernetes observability in just a few clicks. This simplified process streamlines the Sumo Logic collection...

July 25, 2022 02:53 AM

54% of Organizations Have Experienced a Cyberattack in the Past 12 Months, New Study Finds

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Second-annual report by SecureLink and Ponemon Institute notes that the financial impact of cyberattacks averaged $9M Second-annual report by SecureLink and Ponemon Institute notes that the financial impact of cyberattacks averaged $9M

July 25, 2022 02:45 AM

July 24, 2022

VMware Furthers Commitment to Public Sector, Achieves Expanded FedRAMP High Authorization

Business Wire -- VMware achieves FedRAMP High Authorization for VMware Government Services to help agencies accelerate innovation and multi-cloud initiatives.

July 24, 2022 02:01 AM

July 19, 2022

Security Experts Warn of Two Primary Client-Side Risks Associated with Data Exfiltration and Loss

Infosec -- The Hacker News - Two client-side risks dominate the problems with data loss and data exfiltration: improperly placed trackers on websites and web applications and malicious client-side code pulled from third-party repositories like NPM.


July 19, 2022 07:41 PM

Protecting Against Kubernetes-Borne Ransomware

Infosec -- Dark Reading - The conventional wisdom that virtual container environments were somehow immune from malware and hackers has been upended.

July 19, 2022 07:40 PM

Using Apache Kafka to process 1 trillion messages

Infosec -- Cloudflare - Cloudflare has been using Kafka in production since 2014. We have come a long way since then, and currently run 14 distinct Kafka clusters, across multiple data centers, with roughly 330 nodes. Between them, over a trillion messages have...

July 19, 2022 07:39 PM

Unauthorized access jumped 4x in 2021

Infosec -- CSO Online - Security breaches from issues associated with supply chain and third-party suppliers have recorded an unprecedented jump of 297%, representing about a fourth of all the security breaches in 2021 in the US, according to a study by digital...

July 19, 2022 07:39 PM

10 industry-defining security incidents from the last decade

Infosec -- CSO Online - The last decade has seen its fair share of watershed moments that have had major implications on the cybersecurity landscape. Severe vulnerabilities, mass exploitations, and widespread cyberattacks have reshaped many aspects of modern security....

July 19, 2022 07:37 PM

HIPAA Compliance & The Security Rule

Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - Within the HIPAA Security Rule are Administrative, Physical, and Technical Safeguards. These safeguards are as important to understand as they are to implement, so let's get some clarifications for the non-initiated....

July 19, 2022 07:36 PM

NS1 Joins Intel(r) Network Builders Edge Ecosystem

Globe Newswire -- Technology - NS1 brings critical technology for edge reliability and performance in collaboration with leading innovators NS1 brings critical technology for edge reliability and performance in collaboration with leading innovators

July 19, 2022 07:27 PM

AppViewX Raises $20M in Series B Funding to Help Organizations Reduce Risk Across the Growing Number of Machine Identities

Business Wire -- AppViewX, the leader in automated machine identity management (MIM) and application infrastructure security, today announced that the company has raised $20 million in a Series B funding round. Led by growth equity firm and existing investor, Brighton...

July 19, 2022 07:23 PM

5 Incredible Ways Blockchain Is Now Changing The World

TMCnet -- Blockchain technology has started to grow in popularity in recent times. Many sectors like banking, medical, and real estate deal with the insufficiency of the centralized system.

July 19, 2022 05:26 AM

7 cybersecurity tips for your summer vacation!

Infosec -- Naked Security - Here you go - seven thoughtful cybersecurity tips to help you travel safely...

July 19, 2022 03:59 AM

How Hackers Create Fake Personas for Social Engineering

Infosec -- Dark Reading - And some ways to up your game for identifying fabricated online profiles of people who don't exist.

July 19, 2022 03:58 AM

Mantis botnet powered the largest HTTPS DDoS attack in June

Infosec -- Security Affairs - The largest HTTPS DDoS attack recently mitigated by Cloudflare was launched by the Mantis botnet.

In June 2022, DDoS mitigation firm Cloudflare announced it has mitigated the largest HTTPS DDoS attack that was launched by a botnet...

July 19, 2022 03:57 AM

A Simple Formula for Getting Your IT Security Budget Approved

Infosec -- The Hacker News - Although there is a greater awareness of cybersecurity threats than ever before, it is becoming increasingly difficult for IT departments to get their security budgets approved. Security budgets seem to shrink each year and IT pros are...

July 19, 2022 03:56 AM

VMware fixed a flaw in vCenter Server discovered eight months ago

Infosec -- Security Affairs - VMware addressed a high-severity privilege escalation flaw, tracked as CVE-2021-22048, in vCenter Server IWA mechanism.

VMware addressed a high-severity privilege escalation flaw, tracked as CVE-2021-22048 (CVSSv3 base score of 7.1.),...

July 19, 2022 03:56 AM

MacOS Bug Could Let Malicious Code Break Out of Application Sandbox

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Microsoft reveals now-fixed flaw in Apple's App Sandbox controls could allow attackers to escalate device privileges and deploy malware.

July 19, 2022 03:55 AM

The Great Cybersecurity Resignation

Infosec -- TripWire - The State of Security - In 2022, the buzz phrase of the year has to be "The Great Resignation". What is it? It's a term coined to describe the current rise in people leaving their employer to find work elsewhere. But people have always moved...

July 19, 2022 03:54 AM

Rocky Linux optimized for Google Cloud arrives

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Looking for a CentOS 7 replacement? Google Cloud suggests you look at Rocky Linux.

July 19, 2022 03:54 AM

Azure Premium SSD v2 Disk Storage in preview

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - We are excited to announce the preview of Premium SSD v2, the next generation of Microsoft Azure Premium SSD Disk Storage. This new disk offering provides the most advanced block storage solution designed for a broad range of input/output...

July 19, 2022 03:53 AM

Rocky Linux 9 and its new build service enter the ring

Enterprise -- The Register - 'Blue Onyx' defies the odds, defies logic, and fulfills an incredible dream (to quote a long-running film franchise)

The Rocky Linux Project has released version 9 of its RHEL-compatible distro and debuted its new build service....

July 19, 2022 03:52 AM

Disentangling the Debian derivatives: Which should you use?

Enterprise -- The Register - More flavors than than an ice cream shop means something for just about everyone

There are probably more variants of Debian than any other Linux distro, which can make it confusing. To provide some clarity,The Reg has lined up the main...

July 19, 2022 03:49 AM

Azure Static Web Apps Introduces API Backend Options

Enterprise -- InfoQ - Azure recently announced the preview of new API backend options in Azure Static Web Apps. Developers can now create an end-to-end authenticated application calling APIs hosted on Azure App Service, Azure Container Apps, or Azure API Management....

July 19, 2022 03:45 AM

Thousands of websites run buggy WordPress plugin that allows complete takeover

Enterprise -- The Register - All versions are susceptible, there's no patch, so now's a good time to remove this add-on

Miscreants have reportedly scanned almost 1.6 million websites in attempts to exploit an arbitrary file upload vulnerability in a previously disclosed...

July 19, 2022 03:44 AM

Global IT spend to reach $4.5trn in 2022 despite inflation - Gartner

Enterprise -- Channel Partner Insight - Global IT spending is projected to total $4.5trn (4.4trn) in 2022, a slight rise of three per cent from last year, according to the latest forecast from Gartner.

The analyst firm claims that while IT spending...

July 19, 2022 03:35 AM

Why More Incidents Are Better

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - Ask most SREs how many incidents they'd have to respond to in a perfect world, and their answer would probably be 'zero.' After all, making software and infrastructure so reliable that incidents never occur is the dream that SREs are theoretically...

July 19, 2022 03:34 AM

Are you doing enough to secure your network infrastructure?

Enterprise -- Network World News - It's time to take a hard look at whether you're devoting enough resources to securing your network infrastructure. Short answer: You're probably not.If you work for a hyperscaler, your organization is probably doing everything it...

July 19, 2022 03:34 AM

JFrog Integrates DevOps Portfolio With Microsoft Teams

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - JFrog this week announced it has integrated its DevOps portfolio with Microsoft Teams to enhance collaboration. Deep Datta, a senior product marketing manager for JFrog, said JFrog Artifactory repository and the JFrog Xray software composition...

July 19, 2022 03:32 AM

Generally available: Azure Gateway Load Balancer

Enterprise -- Azure service updates - Gateway Load Balancer enables you to deploy, scale, and enhance the availability of third party network virtual appliances (NVAs) in Azure with ease.

July 19, 2022 03:31 AM

Generally available: Azure Site Recovery update rollup 62 - July 2022

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Azure update for Azure Site Recovery update rollup 62.

July 19, 2022 03:30 AM

MariaDB evolves data storage solutions for easier scaling on demand

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Databases are pervasive today. And seeing the trend of companies relying on multiple database solutions at once, MariaDB Corp. has worked to make its database functionalities an integrations as broad as possible. "What MariaDB is always...

July 19, 2022 03:29 AM

Rocky Linux 9 arrives with everything you need to replicate the distro on your own

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Rocky Linux is more than just a CentOS clone. With its Peridot build system, anyone can reproduce Rocky Linux from scratch,

July 19, 2022 03:23 AM

A Full Pipeline: CI/CD for Network Automation and Orchestration

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - The intersection of CI/CD and network automation has grown substantially over the past few years. Network teams have seemingly reached the point in their automation and orchestration journey where it has become critical to implement a strategy...

July 19, 2022 03:22 AM

8 enterprise storage trends to watch

Enterprise -- Network World News - The data storage industry is experiencing a major transformation driven by multiple factors, including the need for security, speed, efficiency, and lower costs. IT research firm Gartner recently predicted 23-times growth in shipped...

July 19, 2022 03:17 AM