This Week in Technology

This Week in Technology

By Eric Corcoran
Posted in Technology Week in Review
On October 08, 2021

Monday 10/4

Introducing the Industry’s First Self-Service, Storage-as-Code Platform (Pure Storage)

Pure Fusion is an industry-first, self-service, autonomous storage-as-code platform that marries the best of enterprise storage with the agility and scalability of the cloud.

CISA Kicks Off Cybersecurity Awareness Month

CISA kicked off Cybersecurity Awareness Month today, following a proclamation by President Biden designating October as a time for the public and private sectors to work together to continue raising awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and equip the public with the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.

Tuesday 10/5

Citrix innovations to power your hybrid-cloud migration

With more and more organizations transitioning to hybrid cloud for scale and business agility, Citrix innovations continue to focus on improving the experience for both the remote worker and the IT admin — no matter which path you’re on in your cloud journey.

Closing the Digital Business Loop: Adaptive Apps (F5)

Observability, aka Monitoring 2.0, is a significant step forward in this technology journey for operators and digital business as they strive to understand and stabilize the relationship between user experience and business outcomes.

Wednesday 10/6

The War on Cybercrime and Ransomware: Are You Ready? (Fortinet)

This is no longer a fight for just IT teams, chief information security officers, and others in the cybersecurity field—this is personal. With much of the workforce working remotely as well as continued virtual learning, each and every one of us is now a conduit for an attack.

TLS vs SSL: What’s the Difference & How it Works (Varonis)

While the confusion over naming might imply otherwise, there really never was a “TLS vs SSL” debate. Conceptually the two are quite similar, and TLS is simply a natural technical evolution of the earlier SSL protocols.

Thursday 10/7

As battle against cybercrime continues during Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Check Point Research reports 40% increase in cyberattacks

Now more than ever, organizations and individuals have to continue playing their part in keeping cyberspace safe. It is clear that since the outbreak of the pandemic globally, cyber criminals have sprung into action to take advantage of the opportunities presented to them.

Stopping Lateral Movement of Malware Threats with CrowdStrike (Proofpoint)

Your people remain the top target for attackers, which is why it’s essential to implement multi-layered defenses to stop targeted attacks. Our partnership with CrowdStrike enables automation of threat intelligence sharing with triggered actions within our respective market-leading product platforms to reduce overall risk for our joint customers.

Friday 10/8

Rethinking Passwords this Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CyberArk)

As digital citizens, we each have a responsibility to protect our corner of cyber space. And especially as the lines between work and home have long since blurred, how we prove we are who we say we are is an important part of that.

Windows 11 Security: 10 Key Updates From Microsoft

With numerous improvements on security from Windows 10, the launch of Windows 11 is a ‘huge, huge win’ in the effort to secure customer environments, Microsoft’s director of OS security tells CRN.