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Most enterprise IoT transactions are unencrypted: Study

A Zscaler report finds 91.5% of IoT communications within enterprises are in plaintext and so susceptible to interference.

IBM 'cloudifies' mainframe software pricing, adds hybrid, private cloud services

IBM brings mainframe to cloud consumption model; adds Docker container extensions

NVMe over Fabrics creates data-center storage disruption

By delivering high speed and low latency storage over a network fabric, NVMe over Fabrics promises to take demanding applications to a new level of performance. Here's what you need to know.

The second Meltdown: New Intel CPU attacks leak secrets

Intel has done some mitigations for these vulnerabilities that can leak secrets from virtual machines, secure enclaves and kernel memory. Here's how the attacks work.

The next-gen Google Assistant is taking the privacy fight right to Siri

Google demonstrated its next-gen Assistant during its I/O conference and it ran circles around Siri both in speed and privacy.

Microsoft's Cortana AI gives programmable bots listening and decision-making skills

Cortana was just the beginning. Microsoft's busy building up third-party AI bots that can do even more, thanks to Azure-powered Cognitive Services.

Dell Latitude refresh banks on connectivity, battery life

Dell announced a sweeping refresh of its Latitude 3000, 5000, and 7000 series of business notebooks, all aligned around Intel's 8th-gen Core processors.

How OpenStack supports Verizon Media's publications

A $4.4bn deal in 2015 saw AOL-owned publications transferred to Verizon Media (at that time called Oath, the group was rebranded in January 2019). Despite the long legacy tail, the company now runs the majority of its publications on open source.

Researchers warn of unpatched vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic Server

Detected scans suggest attacker are seeking vulnerable servers to target for attacks.

Cisco: DNSpionage attack adds new tools, morphs tactics

Cisco Talos security researchers, who discovered DNSpionage in November, this week warned of new exploits and capabilities of the nefarious campaign.