Tags: Security

Major Hayden talks Rackspace and cloud security

During a recent visit to San Antonio, Enterprise Times was lucky enough to catch up with Major Hayden, Principal Architect, Rackspace. We were interested in what he thought about the current state of cloud security and in particular how mature customers were. It was a very interesting conversation especially when it came to the expectations…

“Don’t store it, delete it” says Blancco

Data erasure specialist Blancco has released an Return on Investment (ROI) calculator designed to help companies decide whether to store or erase data. It claims that companies are wasting thousands of dollars per TB per year by storing unnecessary data. The figures are based on data from the Veritas Global Databerg Report and analyst company…

Could AI lead to breaches of GDPR? 

The last year has seen a move by IT vendors to introduce increasing amounts of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and cognitive systems. How well the solutions meet the claims made by vendors is not part of this article. What is important is that companies are feeding these systems vast amounts of data to do…

What’s good about IBM and Cisco’s security hook up

IBM and Cisco have announced that they are to collaborate and better integrate their solutions to improve cybersecurity. In their joint press release announcement, the collaboration will include: “IBM Security’s QRadar, Watson for Cybersecurity, App Exchange, X-Force Threat Intelligence, Resilient IRP and managed security services, and Cisco’s Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW), Next-Generation Intrusion Protection System (NGIPS) and Advanced Malware Protection (AMP)…

SailPoint turns to AI to protect users

Identity management vendor SailPoint has laid out plans to use AI in future products. The announcement was made at the company’s user conference Navigate ’17. The expectation is that AI will make identity-aware infrastructures smarter and more responsive. An early version of the solution to be called IdentityAI was also shown to delegates. According to…

PeopleSoft’s PeopleTools finally gets update

Oracle has announced version 8.56 of PeopleTools for PeopleSoft. The announcement came in a blog by David Bain, Director, PeopleTools Product Management. The wait of eighteen months since the last release is considerably longer than expected. PeopleTools is a development toolset that supports PeopleSoft. It helps customers develop and modernise their PeopleSoft applications. So what does…

Rimini Street expands database support

Enterprise support services provider Rimini Street has announced a significant expansion of its database support. It is already a major provider of third-party support for Oracle database installations and SAP HANA. Now it has IBM, Microsoft and SAP clearly in its sights as it targets six new database platforms. Those platforms are: IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL…

Flock targets Slack with migration tool 

Team collaboration and chat platform Flock has released a migration tool for users of Slack. Flock has more than doubled in size over the last year and opened offices in several countries. Instead of settling for generic growth in a market that is underserved, it has now decided to target Slack users. The goal is…