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Performance, security, and availability

Most security pros concerned about election infrastructure

August 14, 2018

Via: ComputerWeekly

Although 93% of more than 400 security professionals polled in the UK, the US and Australia are concerned about cyber attacks targeting election infrastructure and data, few are confident in their governments’ defences against such attacks. Only 2% said they […]


Performance, security, and availability

Best Data Security Solution

August 10, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Cyberattacks are becoming the number-one risk to businesses, brands, operations, and financials, according to recent “SonicWall Cyber Threat Report” (March 2018). ?There were 9.32 billion malware attacks in total in 2017, representing an 18.4% increase over 2016. On the other […]


Performance, security, and availability

Security Think Tank: A risk-based approach to security outsourcing

July 31, 2018

Via: ComputerWeekly

Let’s start by saying this: All security controls can be outsourced. In fact, many organisations do exactly this, outsourcing the security operations centre (SOC) and all its preventative and detective controls to security management companies. Or, they outsource antivirus and […]


Performance, security, and availability

Oracle’s ‘Other’ Key Focus Area—Security

July 5, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

At Oracle OpenWorld 2017 and in subsequent company announcements, Oracle has made it clear that it currently has two key focus areas: the Autonomous Cloud Database, starting with the Autonomous Cloud Data Warehouse, and security. There’s a lot of publicity […]


Online Tools, Performance, security, and availability

Oracle plans to dump risky Java serialization

May 24, 2018

Via: Info World

Oracle plans to drop from Java its serialization feature that has been a thorn in the side when it comes to security. Also known as Java object serialization, the feature is used for encoding objects into streams of bytes. Used […]


Performance, security, and availability

Split Announces Advancements to its Intelligent Security Framework

May 9, 2018

Via: Dataversity

According to a recent press release, “Split, the leading feature experimentation platform, today announced enhancements to its security readiness in response to new data regulations, including General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The company is continuing investments in Split’s Intelligent Security […]


Performance, security, and availability

Multicloud’s hidden trade-off: Greater security risk

March 6, 2018

Via: Info World

Multicloud deployments are all the rage these days, and for good reason. They provide the ultimate in enterprises flexibility, letting you mix and match cloud services to meet your exact needs. As a result, they increase business agility and operational […]


Performance, security, and availability

CA Survey Reveals Need for Greater Security Mindset

February 6, 2018

Via: Database Trends and Applications

Following the second phase of a global survey of more than 1,200 IT leaders, CA Technologies has revealed the results which show that, as software becomes more critical to business success in the digital economy, security concerns are exponentially on […]


Performance, security, and availability

What is Grafeas? Better auditing for containers

December 8, 2017

Via: Info World

The software we run has never been more difficult to vouchsafe than it is today. It is scattered between local deployments and cloud services, built with open source components that aren’t always a known quantity, and delivered on a fast-moving […]


Performance, security, and availability

How containers and microservices change security

December 6, 2017

Via: Info World

Today organizations large and small are exploring the adoption of cloud-native software technologies. “Cloud-native” refers to an approach that packages software within standardized units called containers, arranges those units into microservices that interface with each other to form applications, and […]