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Finding the right mix: Leveraging policy and incentives to improve healthcare cybersecurity

When businesses are hit by a cyberattack, it can mean a disruption in operations, lost revenue and customer dissatisfaction because their personal information is exposed. But for the healthcare sector, the impact is far greater; cyberattacks can be a matter of life or death. Last year, a ransomware attack in Düsseldorf, Germany, disrupted a hospital’s ability to coordinate doctors, beds and treatments; halted surgeries and other procedures; limited hospital capacity and forced them to temporarily … More

VMware Edge enables organizations to manage edge-native apps across multiple clouds

Organizations are distributing workloads across multiple clouds while simultaneously extending out to the edge – pushing apps and services closer to where people, data and things connect to the networked digital world. VMware outlined how it is helping customers make sense of a more complex, multi-cloud environment and unveiled its vision for how it will help customers navigate the shift to the edge. It also introduced VMware Edge, a product portfolio that will enable organizations … More

VMware Tanzu provides developers with autonomy to build and deploy apps on any cloud

As organizations come to grips with the reality of a permanent digital-first world, the pressure to digitize and modernize operations remains high. While this modernization is imperative, it’s equally difficult; true digitization and transformation efforts are complex, extensive, and must happen without compromising a company’s ability to support ongoing business needs. Teams are challenged to build applications that are more reliable, secure, intelligent, and adaptive and must deliver them faster, at scale, and across any … More

Tigera now supports Calico Open Source on Amazon EKS Anywhere

Tigera announced support for Calico Open Source, an open-source technology for container networking and security, on Amazon EKS Anywhere, giving users more freedom of choice. “This is significant for the many organizations that have standardized on Calico or prefer to use Calico,” said Amit Gupta, vice president of business development and product management, Tigera. “Calico is the most widely adopted Container Network Interface (CNI) and now organizations using or adopting EKS Anywhere have flexibility of … More

Moogsoft enhances IRIS’s monitoring solution with AIOps capabilities

Moogsoft announced its partnership with monitoring solution provider IRIS Network Systems. Through this partnership, Moogsoft will enhance IRIS’s monitoring solution with AIOps capabilities, such as noise reduction, anomaly detection and insight enrichment. IRIS builds scalable monitoring systems that provide real-time alerting, reporting and troubleshooting for maximum network and infrastructure visibility. IRIS, which has an international footprint, is expanding into additional markets in Africa as it expands its AIOps service offerings through its partnership with Moogsoft. … More

Open Systems expands its executive team with new appointments

Open Systems announced the expansion of its executive team with the additions of Michael Davis and Chris Raniere as the company’s Chief Architect and Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), respectively. These industry veterans have a deep understanding of the needs of mid-maturity organizations and how to deliver world-class managed security services. They are joining as adoption of the company’s Microsoft Cloud-native MDR service has grown 200 percent over the last year and continues to gain traction. … More

SynSaber appoints Michael Quigley as Chief Architect

SynSaber announced the appointment of software industry veteran Michael Quigley as Chief Architect. Quigley brings unparalleled and proven experience to SynSaber in the creation of software foundations for rapid, adaptive and innovative products. As Chief Architect, Quigley will be responsible for designing and developing SynSaber’s core software products, and will work to deliver the company’s first product to market in the coming months. “With decades of experience, Michael is recognized as the kind of engineer … More

Equinix expands support for Kubernetes to help companies scale their apps across any infrastructure

Equinix announced it has expanded its neutral ecosystem of technologies and partner solutions that support the deployment, management and operations of Kubernetes on Equinix Metal. As a de facto standard for hybrid and multicloud workloads, Kubernetes helps organizations operate and scale their applications across any infrastructure. By expanding support for Kubernetes solutions from leading providers on Equinix Metal, Equinix is making it easier for its more than 10,000 customers to move applications to the edge … More

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Cybercrime awareness heightened, yet people still engage in risky online behaviors

76% of Americans recognize that data breaches are serious, showing a high awareness that may be driven by news of major consumer, enterprise, and infrastructure breaches over the past year alone, according to a survey of over 2,000 U.S. adults conducted by Aura and The Harris Poll. In fact, 87% of 10 Americans see cyber warfare as a threat to the safety and well-being of the next generation — more so than global warming (77%) … More

Puppet’s module malware scanner adds a layer of protection to proactively combat security risks

Puppet announced a malware scanner feature for newly published modules on the Forge, Puppet’s module marketplace, in order to combat security risks and increase the security profile of customers using those modules. The rollout targets Supported modules and will cover all newly published modules by the end of the year. In the first quarter of 2021, supply chain attacks rose by 42 percent and impacted roughly seven million people, leading IT admins to require more … More

Fugue IaC platform empowers cloud teams to eliminate security gaps

Fugue announced Fugue IaC, a unified platform for securing infrastructure as code (IaC) and cloud runtime environments using a single set of policies. Powered by a Unified Policy Engine, Fugue IaC saves cloud teams significant time and ensures consistent policy enforcement that eliminates the security gaps and wasted effort that come with using separate policies for IaC security and cloud security posture management (CSPM). “Security represents the rate-limiting factor for how fast cloud engineering teams … More

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CDO role not yet recognized, expectations too high and misinformed

Despite high demand for strong data leadership, there is still much confusion and uncertainty about the Chief Data Officer (CDO) role. This is according to a study launched by Exasol, which found 50% of CDOs believe the value of their role is not yet recognized in the business world, while 46% say that organizations’ expectations for the CDO role are too high and are misinformed. This may explain why many organizations struggle to find the … More