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Patch Tuesday

Microsoft fixes wormable RCE in Windows Server and Windows (CVE-2022-21907)

The first Patch Tuesday of 2022 is upon us, and Microsoft has delivered patches for 96 CVE-numbered vulnerabilities, including a wormable RCE flaw in Windows Server (CVE-2022-21907). Vulnerabilities of note Among the publicly known flaws are a “critical” RCE in curl (CVE-2021-22947) and “important” RCE in libarchive (CVE-2021-36976) open source libraries, which have now been “fixed” in Windows 10, 11 and Server with the inclusion of the most recent versions of the libraries. But these … More

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Small businesses are most vulnerable to growing cybersecurity threats

Many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) mistakenly assume (hope?) their size makes them a less appealing target to hackers, without realizing cyber criminals are eager to exploit the unique characteristics that make them even more vulnerable to cyber-attacks. While protecting digital resources may be easy for large companies that can afford to hire in-house cybersecurity staff and establish threat monitoring and endpoint detection infrastructure, this endeavor can often seem impossible for SMBs. All the while, … More

insider threat

Data security in the age of insider threats: A primer

Of course, your employees are diligent, security conscious and loyal. But the real world tells a different story. A grand total of 94% of organizations had an insider data breach in the past year, with 84% of the data breaches resulting from human error. And while 66% of data breaches resulted from a malicious leak, the same study mentions that only 28% of IT leaders list “intentionally malicious behavior” as the type of insider breach … More

Handshake

LG Electronics joins IBM Quantum Network to explore applications of quantum computing

IBM announced that LG Electronics has joined the IBM Quantum Network to advance the industry applications of quantum computing. By joining the IBM Quantum Network, IBM will provide LG Electronics access to IBM’s quantum computing systems, as well as to IBM’s quantum expertise and Qiskit, IBM’s open-source quantum information software development kit. LG Electronics aims to explore applications of quantum computing in industry to support big data, artificial intelligence, connected cars, digital transformation, IoT, and … More

Acquisitions

Upland Software acquires Objectif Lune to expand its global document workflow product library

Upland Software announced that it has acquired Objectif Lune Inc., an enterprise software provider of document composition and business communication automation. With the addition of Objectif Lune, Upland expands its global document workflow product library by adding the capability to modernize complex, paper-based documents for large-volume print production as well as automated delivery across web, email, and mobile platforms. “We have long invested in the document workflow category and with Objectif Lune we can support … More

Appointments

Apiiro appoints Eldan Ben-Haim as Chief Architect Officer

Apiiro announced the appointment of Eldan Ben-Haim as its Chief Architect Officer. Ben-Haim joins Apiiro from Transmit Security, where he was the Chief Technology Officer for the past six years. He will drive Apiiro’s technical direction to accelerate product growth and execute on Apiiro’s mission to help organizations secure their cloud-native applications. Ben-Haim has a proven track record in technology leadership, with 25 years of experience in software development, many of them in cybersecurity. Prior … More

Appointments

Equinix hires Jon Lin as EVP and General Manager, Data Center Services

Equinix announced the appointment of Jon Lin to the position of EVP & General Manager, Data Center Services, effective immediately. In this newly created role, Lin will be responsible for driving the performance of the Equinix Data Center Services portfolio, developing and leading execution of a comprehensive and coordinated strategy across the business aimed at ensuring sustained growth and enhanced operating leverage from Equinix’s market-leading interconnected colocation franchise. As the Data Center Services leader, Lin … More

malware

Detect and identify IoT malware by analyzing electromagnetic signals

Electromagnetic (EM) emanations can be recorded and used to detect and identify malware running on IoT devices, a group of researchers working at IRISA have proven. The setup for collecting EM emanations This novel malware detection approach also offers additional advantages: as no specific software has to be installed on the monitored device, it can hardly be detected by the malware and evaded by the malware authors. “Also, since a malware does not have control … More

cloud

On-premises cloud: The worst of both worlds?

As 2022 begins, the demand for cloud-fueled IT services has reached an all-time high. Given the tumult of the past two years, it’s understandable that businesses should be looking at every option on the table as they continue to navigate the uncertainty of a post-pandemic landscape. Even businesses that are keen to get their workers back in the office are laying the groundwork for a hybrid working future. What we’re witnessing is the gradual unveiling … More

market

Unified communications market size to reach $344.84 billion by 2028

The global unified communications market size is expected to reach $344.84 billion by 2028 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 20.5% from 2021 to 2028, according to ResearchAndMarkets. Changing workforce dynamics, growing prominence for Unified Communication as a Service (UCaaS), and virtualization of data and devices are factors that are expected to increase the adoption of UC solutions in enterprises. The use of cloud-based solutions to positively impact market growth The use … More

Software

Thundercomm launches three edge products to help customers realize their digitalization

Thundercomm enriched its existing edge computing product and solution line-ups, with three latest strategic products: Edge AI Box EB2, EB6, and ModelFarm, to empower customers worldwide to realize their digitalization and intellectualization. Thundercomm EBX family born for edge computing Thundercomm EBX Edge AI Boxes are designed for diversified edge computing demands from varied vertical fields. To maintain the strong momentum brought by the launch of EB5, which has been wildly applied in various scenarios such … More

Appointments

Patrick McCarthy joins Precisely as CRO

Precisely announced that Patrick McCarthy has been appointed Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). McCarthy brings to Precisely more than 25 years in technology sales and operational leadership as the company continues its growth trajectory while helping clients achieve unsurpassed business results through trusted data. As CRO, McCarthy is responsible for driving go-to-market strategy, sales performance, client satisfaction, and overall operations of the global sales, channel partner and customer success organizations. This appointment comes at a pivotal … More