Cyberspace does not exist in a vacuum. All cyber systems are built using the physical hardware of the semiconductor chips found in all modern electronics, computers, communications networks and other critical infrastructure. These chips are becoming faster, cheaper and more powerful, and this has enabled the rise of artificial intelligence, the internet of things (IoT), …

Microsoft has announced new Azure Security enhancements at their Microsoft Ignite Conference held last November. These new features are designed to help customers with their security, compliance, and identity requirements. Coverage with platform for community and partners (In Preview) Use Security Center to receive recommendations not only from Microsoft but also from existing solutions from …

According to a study of 700 executives and decision-makers, organizations are betting on the power of advanced technologies and an entrepreneurial mindset to build their own unique digital capabilities. Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday announced the results of the State of Tech Intensity 2019 Study, revealing what business and technology decision-makers see as critical to their …

IBM and the University of Tokyo announced today an agreement to partner to advance quantum computing and make it practical for the benefit of industry, science and society. IBM and the University of Tokyo will form the Japan – IBM Quantum Partnership, a broad national partnership framework in which other universities, industry, and government can engage. The partnership will have …

According to a cybersecurity expert, there are real-life lessons to learn from Empire’s downfall. Hsinchun Chen, professor of management information systems at the University of Arizona, has spent 27 years researching cyber security and leads a project called “Hacker Web” to explore international hacker communities, including those in Russia, China, and the United States. Chen …

Everybody knows sudo, right? This tool is installed by default on most Linux systems and is available for most BSD and commercial Unix variants. Still, after talking to hundreds of sudo users, the most common answer I received was that sudo is a tool to complicate life. There is a root user and there is the su command, so why have yet …

One of the hottest topics in cryptocurrencies is the prospect of major economies launching state-backed digital coins. China’s central bank recently accelerated plans for what is currently known as the Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DCEP). It could launch within the next 18 months, while the European Central Bank is looking at something similar. Meanwhile, Russia …

Ansible is a software tool that provides simple but powerful automation for cross-platform computer support. It is primarily intended for IT professionals, who use it for application deployment, updates on workstations and servers, cloud provisioning, configuration management, intra-service orchestration, and nearly anything a systems administrator does on a weekly or daily basis. Ansible doesn’t depend on …

Canonical announced last 04 December 2019 the availability of Ubuntu Pro images for Amazon Web Services (AWS). Available via AWS Marketplace, covering Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS and 18.04 LTS, these new premium images allow enterprises to purchase extended maintenance, broader security coverage, and critical compliance features by simply selecting and running an image on Amazon …

NTT Corporation (NTT) and Microsoft Corp. announced last 10 December 2019 a multi-year strategic alliance aimed at delivering secure and reliable solutions that help enterprise customers accelerate their digital transformations. The alliance will bring together NTT’s best-in-class ICT infrastructure, managed services and cybersecurity expertise, with Microsoft’s trusted cloud platform and AI technologies. Key initiatives of …