Articles by 'Kellye Garrett'

By Kellye Garrett, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye this week: For the third time in a month, Adobe issued a patch for Flash. This most recent emergency update addressed three vulnerabilities, two of which were already being exploited in the wild. Computerworld revealed details about MiniDuke, the cyber-espionage campaign that used the recent Adobe Reader zero-day exploit to compromise computers belonging to governments, organizations, and companies in 23 countries. ZDNet explained why the... read more.

  • March 01, 2013

By Kellye Garrett, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye this week: Apple, Twitter and Facebook were the victims of malware attacks. Bloomberg linked all three attacks to a group of Eastern European hackers. CNET reported that most of the recent cyberattacks against the New York Times and other US corporations, government agencies, and organizations originated from an office building connected to China’s People’s Liberation Army. Oracle patched five Java vulnerabilities not addressed in this mon... read more.

  • February 22, 2013

By Kellye Garrett, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye this week: Adobe confirmed that critical vulnerabilities are being exploited in Reader and Acrobat XI. The company is currently working on a fix. CNET reported that recent cyber espionage attempts against the U.S. have sparked the House Intelligence Committee to re-introduce CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. Network World examined the new security challenges posed by hybrid clouds. InfoWorld detailed why PCI Secu... read more.

  • February 15, 2013

By Kellye Garrett, Posted in Uncategorized

Every month Gotham holds Jeans Day, an internal fundraiser for charities selected from employee suggestions. Past recipients have included the American Red Cross and the Ulster Literacy Association. Our February charity was Cycle for Survival. Cycle for Survival is an indoor team cycling event that raises funds for rare cancer research. Since its inception in 2007, Cycle for Survival has raised over $26.4 million dollars for rare cancer research and funded 53 clinical trials and research studies. Cycle’s... read more.

  • February 12, 2013

By Kellye Garrett, Posted in Storage

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye this week: Dell announced a $24 billion buy-out deal to go private, leading InfoWorld to speculate that the company might eliminate its consumer products in favor of building out its enterprise product portfolio. There were critical patches released by Adobe and Oracle. The Adobe Flash Player update addresses two vulnerabilities that could cause a crash and allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Moved up from its original F... read more.

  • February 08, 2013

By Kellye Garrett, Posted in Storage

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye this week: On Wednesday, the New York Times announced its computer networks had been penetrated by Chinese hackers for the past four months. One day later, the Wall Street Journal revealed that its computer systems were also infiltrated. The hacker group Anonymous targeted the US Sentencing Commission website this week. ZDNet reported that the group even distributed a code that turned the site into the Asteroids video game. Research In Mot... read more.

  • February 01, 2013

By Kellye Garrett, Posted in Uncategorized

A month after rumors that Cisco was looking to exit the home networking market, the company sold Linksys to Belkin. In other Cisco news, the company announced its intent to acquire mobile start-up Intucell; and expanded its partnership with NetApp on its FlexPod architecture. Microsoft’s Surface Pro will finally be available on February 9. The tablet was originally scheduled to be out in January. Just ahead of the BlackBerry 10’s January 30 release, Computerworld reported that RIM’s new enterprise... read more.

  • January 25, 2013

By Kellye Garrett, Posted in Virtualization

Weeks after issuing a quick fix, Microsoft released a patch to fully resolve the Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability that allowed remote code execution in older versions of the web browser. Microsoft also announced the availability of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1, which helps enterprise customers manage hybrid cloud services. On its blog, Centrix discussed the impact of Windows XP’s end of life on IT departments’ plans for 2013. On Sunday, Oracle released an emergency fix for two Java zer... read more.

  • January 18, 2013

By Kellye Garrett, Posted in Uncategorized

Every month Gotham holds Gotham Jeans Day, an internal fundraiser for charities selected from employee suggestions. Past recipients have included the United Way and the Black Dirt Toy Drive. Our January charity was the Ulster Literacy Association. Ulster Literacy Association (ULA) provides New York residents with the tools they need to read, write, and speak the English language. ULA has provided literacy tutoring for adults since 1981. Tutoring is provided on a one-to-one or small group setting.  All tu... read more.

  • January 15, 2013

By Kellye Garrett, Posted in Virtualization

Here are some of the technology stories that caught our eye this week: With CES kicking off this week in Las Vegas, ZDNet explained how the annual consumer event impacts the IT business. Dell Wyse debuted its new cloud stick. Dubbed Project Ophelia, the device lets you access your professional and personal data on a monitor or television without using a computer, laptop, or smartphone. On Tuesday, both Microsoft and Adobe issued their first security patches of 2013. Microsoft released seven bulleti... read more.

  • January 11, 2013