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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Red Hat readies OpenStack for the enterprise

FIRST LOOK: LibreOffice 5.0 free and open source suite | Android device makers to release monthly security fixes

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Red Hat readies OpenStack for the enterprise
Red Hat has polished the open source OpenStack cloud hosting software so that it can be more easily deployed within enterprises.The latest edition of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform contains a number of new tools to minimize the amount of low-level configuration that must be done to get the complex stack running. An open source project with numerous contributors, OpenStack is an integrated collection of management tools for running a cloud service, for internal or external use.The software, first created by NASA and Rackspace in 2010, has found a home in a wide variety of businesses, including eBay, Comcast, American Express, and Disney, among others.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

WHITE PAPER: F5 Networks

Mitigating Multiple DDoS Attack Vectors
Security professionals need to understand how to plug the security gap from Layers 3 to 7, and protect against multi-layer attacks, with a full proxy security architecture. It's time to rethink and refine the enterprise security architecture, so organizations can remain agile and resilient against future threats. Learn more >>

WHITE PAPER: Blue Coat Systems

Optimizing Application Traffic on MPLS WAN Links
MPLS is a common type of service offering that removes much of the cost and complexity of more traditional point-to-point networks. The change from point-to-point to any-to-any or cloud networking presents new application delivery challenges, requiring a response from services that depend on the packet delivery infrastructure. Learn more >>

FIRST LOOK: LibreOffice 5.0 free and open source suite
LibreOffice 5.0 is here!The landmark 5.0 release of LibreOffice, generally considered the strongest FOSS alternative to Microsoft Office as a productivity suite, is officially out. The new version packs a lot of visible and under-the-hood changes, designed to bring it up to -- and beyond -- parity with its proprietary rival. Have a look.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


HIPAA Violations Incur Multi-Million in Penalties
As mobile transforms into an overall endpoint-computing strategy, IT leaders need to embrace endpoint-computing innovation and re-evaluate their strategies. Click to learn more. Learn More

Android device makers to release monthly security fixes
Google, Samsung and LG will start to issue monthly security patches for Android devices, taking a cue from the PC industry after critical vulnerabilities put hundreds of millions of smartphone users at risk.Security experts have warned for years that Android devices receive critical updates from manufacturers either too slowly or not at all. Phones and tablets have been increasingly targeted by hackers looking to steal data or defraud users.Google's Nexus devices will get monthly over-the-air security patches, said Adrian Ludwig, lead engineer for Android security, at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas. Read More

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Case Study: Cardinal Innovations
Learn how monitoring information assets using the CrowdStrike Falcon Platform helps Cardinal Innovations better understand the adversary tactics, ultimately providing better protection for the vast store of PHI inside their organization. View now

Why the Google Glass comeback is a good idea
It's no secret that Google Glass was one of the company's biggest missteps ever, earning equal measures of scorn and fear from observers while never finding a truly useful role in the world before being cancelled in January. Now, however, it appears that Google is attempting to re-invent the device for business applications.While I have been plenty harsh on Glass over the last few years, this much-diminished role may be exactly what is needed to salvage anything from the debacle and help move wearable computing forward. Read More


User guide to Windows 10

Windows 10 officially launches this week, so if you're going for an immediate upgrade from your Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 computer, this guide will get you up to speed as quickly as possible.


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