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What is Microsoft Azure Stack? | Tech Talk Ep 1

Learn the ins and outs of Microsoft's upcoming private cloud offering, Azure Stack, as editors discuss its expected benefits and drawbacks.

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4 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

While the full potential of blockchain is often not understood by business execs, that's not keeping companies from aggressively exploring how the secure, distributed ledger technology can save time and money.

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FBI director floats international framework on encrypted data access

The FBI director James Comey is suggesting an international approach to solving the encryption debate. He proposes that the U.S. might work with other countries on a “framework” for creating legal access to encrypted tech devices.

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Disaster recovery: How is your business set up to survive outages?

Can your business get by with an asynchronous backup or must that offsite server be updated by the second to keep the business up and running at all times.

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RSA Conference is a timesaver

For our manager, the annual security gathering is a great way to get quality time with vendors.

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8 steps to regaining control over shadow IT

Learn how to discover those employees who went roaming for outside services.

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IT leaders say it's hard to keep the cloud safe

IT managers are finding it difficult to keep their applications and data safe in the cloud, and many are slowing cloud adoption because of it, according to a report from Intel.

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Cybersecurity and the Cloud in 2017

Infoworld Senior Writer Fahmida Rashid chats with Palo Alto Networks' CSO Rick Howard about the biggest cybersecurity challenges facing businesses working in the cloud in 2017.

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5 things DevOps must do to secure containers

Aqua’s CTO, Amir Jerbi suggests some key things DevOps should know about securing containerized applications.

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SonicWall CEO talks of life after Dell spinout

In this installment of the IDG CEO Interview Series, Bill Conner spoke with Chief Content Officer John Gallant about what the Dell spin out means for customers and where SonicWall is focusing its development efforts.

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How not to announce a company launch

I receive dozens of press releases every day. They're hard to write well, and this launch shows that.

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9 data security tips for cloud migration

For organizations considering cloud migration, here are nine proactive steps that companies can take to ensure a smooth transition and get tighter cloud security.

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Respect: Windows 10's security impresses hackers

Windows is a popular attack target for criminals and researchers alike, but Microsoft has done a good job of making it harder to target security flaws in the OS

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What is a cloud access security broker and why do I need one?

These products provide a variety of security measures, including access control, firewall, identity management, anti-malware, DLP, encryption and threat management.

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Game of Thrones can teach valuable security lessons

With new hacking techniques, malware, viruses and threats being created faster than Melisandre’s demon babies, the web is indeed dark and full of terrors. Here are seven lessons for security managers pulled straight out of Westeros. ...

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Review: New tools to fight insider threats

An entire industry has sprung up to provide a defense against insider threats. We tested products from Fortscale, Avanan, and PFU Systems, with each one concentrating on a different aspect of the problem.

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Spotify hacked? Angry users fight to regain accounts

News reports report news of Spotify hack -- there seem to have been many users' account details leaked on Pastebin. But the Swedish streaming service says all is safe, rather implying it's users are the ones at fault...

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BlackBerry bangs final nail in coffin, lets Mounties hack you

BlackBerry gave up its global encryption key to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. That's the conclusion of commentators who've dissected CEO John Chen's vapid statement on the matter...

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