Challenging the common perception that the public cloud is insecure, Gartner says that there have been "very few security breaches in the public cloud," with most breaches involving on-premises environments.
The need for security in virtual environments escapes many IT pros, yet a majority understand the importance of virtualization to their IT infrastructure.
It's been more than 90 days since the Heartbleed vulnerability was disclosed. Yet despite the prevalence of Heartbleed and its potential for serious ramifications, many companies have yet to patch affected infrastructure, perhaps counting on the lack of direct public-facing exposure to protect those systems.
There are five top security "game changers" that are going to "break the way we are doing security" and force IT security pros to "do things differently," explained John Pescatore, director of the SANS Institute, during a presentation at the SANS Security Leadership Summit being held here this week.
Virtual machine technology continues to improve and evolve to meet the needs of businesses. Even if you are not looking into deploying Hyper-V in your enterprise, the substantial improvements incorporated into Hyper-V 3.0 put the pressure on competing offerings--and help bring prices down.
The HyperDrive iUSBportCAMERA is specially designed to offer remote control and viewing to top DSLR cameras from Canon and Nikon.
It is clear that while cloud definitely has its benefits, both self-interest and the breakneck pace of development on that front are likely to result in the development APIs and proprietary features that are likely to lock in users.
In order to help Internet users circumvent government firewalls and restriction of Internet usage, PhD student Daiyuu Nobori created VPN Gate, a free virtual private network service designed to be easy to use.
Hewlett-Packard has announced plans to release a new blade server that will offer four times the virtual desktops compared to the company's earlier offerings.
Fujitsu says it has developed a new data transfer protocol that is 30 times faster than the commonly used TCP protocol. The proprietary protocol is based on UDP, but adds the ability to distinguish between packets that are dropped or simply haven't arrived at the destination. Integrated control technology also measures UDP transmissions in real time to ensure that they don't overwhelm standard TCP data packets.