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Cloudian® announced a new solution based on its HyperStore® object storage and the NEW Veeam Availability Suite v10 that provides ransomware protection within an end-to-end, on-premises backup architecture. The Cloudian-Veeam solution supports S3 Object Lock, enabling customers to make backup data copies immutable and, therefore, invulnerable to hacker encryption or deletion. This data immutability—validated in U.S. government certification …

The Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a project that helps support best practices and the security of critical open source software projects, and the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH), announced the release of ‘Vulnerabilities in the Core,’ a Preliminary Report and Census II of Open Source Software.` This Census II analysis and …

The Eclipse Foundation announced the launch of the Sparkplug Working Group, which is driving the evolution and broad adoption of the Eclipse Sparkplug Specification that enables the creation of open, interoperable, Industrial IoT (IIoT) solutions utilizing MQTT. In particular, the Working Group will encourage the definition of technical specifications and associated implementations that rationalize access to …

Many applications require credentials to connect to a database, API keys to invoke a service, or certificates for authentication. Managing and securing access to these secrets is often complicated by secret sprawl, poor visibility, or lack of integrations. Secret Manager is a new Google Cloud service that provides a secure and convenient method for storing API …

Twilio, the leading cloud communications platform, today announced that it has been selected by Be My Eyes to power its mobile app connecting sighted volunteers with blind and low vision users over video chat. Across the globe, an estimated 253 million people have a visual impairment that affects their daily activities and can make them …

On the Google for Education team, we think a lot about how to make sure the technology we’re delivering and schools are using is sustainable. Devices shouldn’t have to be constantly refreshed or replaced after just a couple of years in the classroom. They should be used year after year and consistent updates should continue to …

In classrooms around the world, educators rely on Chromebooks to keep their students’ data secure. Students like them because they are fast, easy to use and built for collaboration. And because documents are all stored in the cloud, students can share devices and access their work from anywhere. Most importantly, Chromebook apps and features help …

Microsoft announces the availability of the Microsoft Sustainability Calculator, a Power BI application for Azure enterprise customers that provides new insight into carbon emissions data associated with their Azure services. Migrating from traditional datacenters to cloud services significantly improves efficiencies, however, enterprises are now looking for additional insights into the carbon impact of their cloud workloads …

An estimated 26.6% of the world population still uses Windows 7 as their desktop operating system, Net Marketshare reports.   End of support Now more than a decade since its release, Microsoft finally cut support for Windows 7 last January 14. This means that none of these things will be provided anymore: Security updates Software …

While many programmers have long used Rust for hobby projects, in 2019, the language attracted support from major technology companies. Rust has drawn plenty of attention from programmers on sites like Hacker News for a while. While many have long loved using the language for hobby projects, it didn’t start catching on in industry until 2019, when this …