US banks, Norwegian energy firms latest cyberattack victims

The pace of large-scale cyberattacks has increased to almost daily now, with the latest being word of cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions, and approximately 300 energy firms in Norway.

Taking a closer look at OpenStack and its future in the enterprise

A research analyst takes a deeper look at OpenStack and how it has evolved as developers and end-users unite to build out its capabilities.

What is Backoff and how can you protect your organization from this malware?

We take a closer look at the Backoff malware, and identify some possible ways of defending your organization against it.

Tips for addressing cybersecurity with the board

If there is one group paying special attention to cyber-attacks today it is America's corporate directors. Stephen Boyer offers advice on how board members and security executives can have meaningful dialogue on what to do about them.


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For the critical part of its unified communications service--its support--Avaya is now trusting HP to handle that part for itself, and is actually giving HP the personnel to do it.