ISACA refreshes COBIT framework to address latest business technology trends and standards

ISACA released its first update to the COBIT framework in nearly seven years. The new version, COBIT 2019, provides guidance to help enterprises better govern and manage their information and technology. The COBIT framework is used by enterprises in all industries around the globe, and COBIT publications have been downloaded more than one million times. ISACA introduced COBIT in 1996 to provide and organize a set of controls for IT. The new iteration of COBIT … More

Aruba introduces new secure, AI-powered mobility innovations for the experience edge

Aruba released a new family of 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) IoT-ready wireless access points and complementary access switches, along with innovations in security, intelligent power management, and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered automation and service assurance, to deliver the performance, simplicity and reliability that organizations need to give users exceptional digital experiences. The new wireless access points support the latest Wi-Fi standard and are to be Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) certified for the new WPA3 and Enhanced Open security … More

Red Hat drives foundation for Kubernetes and virtual machines with Red Hat OpenStack Platform 14

Red Hat launched Red Hat OpenStack Platform 14, the latest version of Red Hat’s scalable, cloud-native apps-ready Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution. Based on the OpenStack “Rocky” community release, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 14 integrates with Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform bringing more support for Kubernetes to enterprise-grade OpenStack. Paired with capabilities to improve bare-metal resource consumption and enhance deployment automation, Red Hat OpenStack Platform 14 aims to deliver a single infrastructure offering that can lay the … More

New additions to RSA Conference Advisory Board bring wealth of industry knowledge

RSA Conference, the world’s leading information security conferences and expositions, today announced the addition of nine new members to its Advisory Board for a total of 16 members across a wide array of positions in the industry. This expansion falls under the governance pillar of the new diversity and inclusion initiative that was also announced today. “We are beyond excited to welcome these nine industry titans to our Advisory Board,” said Sandra Toms, Vice President … More

Push Technology releases Diffusion Intelligent Data Platform 6.2

Push Technology released new functionality in their Diffusion Intelligent Data Platform to increase security authentication and authorization handling, facilitate transitioning from REST-based applications to streaming data applications, simplify development of multi-user and collaborative applications, and enhance data compression for large payload distribution applications. The Diffusion Intelligent Data Platform synchronizes, manages, and distributes data among applications, devices, and systems – via web, mobile, and satellite networks. Security New security functionality for Authentication and Authorization handling provides … More

Snow launches SaaS usage visibility to help businesses optimize cloud investments

Snow Software (Snow) introduced Snow for SaaS to give organizations visibility to their growing portfolio of SaaS applications in use within their enterprises. Businesses can use that insight to optimize investments, drive operational efficiency, manage risk and compliance and improve their products and services. Business users are deploying SaaS applications to move faster and react to ever-changing business needs. Gartner expects SaaS to reach 45 percent of total application software spending by 2021. Organizations benefit … More

Amazon Web Services launches second GovCloud Region in the United States

Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched the AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region, its second GovCloud infrastructure region in the United States. With the launch of the AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region, AWS now provides 57 Availability Zones across 19 geographic regions globally with another 12 Availability Zones and four regions coming online in Bahrain, Hong Kong SAR, South Africa, and Sweden between the end of 2018 and the first half of 2020. The AWS GovCloud Regions meet the … More

The Linux Foundation launches Ceph Foundation to advance open source storage

The Linux Foundation and over 30 global technology leaders are forming a new foundation to support the Ceph open source project community. The Ceph project develops a unified distributed storage system providing applications with object, block, and file system interfaces. Founding Premier members of Ceph Foundation include Amihan, Canonical, China Mobile, DigitalOcean, Intel, OVH, ProphetStor Data Services, Red Hat, SoftIron, SUSE, Western Digital, XSKY Data Technology, and ZTE. The Ceph Foundation will organize and distribute … More

Dropbox strengthens security ecosystem with Google Cloud Identity and expanded partnerships

Dropbox strengthened its global collaboration platform by announcing partnerships and integrations that will give Dropbox Business customers access to security features they’ve been asking for. Business collaboration today happens everywhere, in and out of the office, and across multiple devices. It also occurs across teams and organizations in different countries and industries with security requirements. Protecting content in these varied environments is one of the reasons Dropbox Business has been deployed in companies around the … More

Axio launches cyber risk management platform to enable utilization of NIST-CSF

Axio launched its new NIST-CSF risk management platform. Built by security and insurance execs, Axio’s plaform measures cyber program maturity using the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, establishes a baseline for cyber readiness, and provides a risk reduction roadmap for ongoing improvement. Axio’s platform enables risk officers and CISOs to: Achieve and sustain visibility into their overall cyber program maturity through model-driven, on-demand assessments. Benchmark NIST-CSF utilization relative to peers and industry practices. Establish baselines for program … More