This Week in Technology

This Week in Technology

By Eric Corcoran
Posted in Technology Week in Review
On September 06, 2019

Tuesday 9/3

Check Point Announces Enterprise Branch Office Security Powered by a Cloud Service

With CloudGuard Connect and CloudGuard Edge, Check Point protects branch office connections to the cloud from sophisticated threats with dynamic scalability, intelligent provisioning and consistent control.

Citrix ADC: Always ready for public clouds

Citrix ADC enables flexibility and control, helping businesses deploy applications on premises and on public clouds such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP), whether they’re using a traditional, container-based, or microservices architecture.

Has your iPhone been hacked? Google reveals malware attack that’s been happening for years

The malware was capable of stealing passwords, encrypted messages, chat histories, location data and the iPhone's complete contacts database. Information was then sent to a "command and control" server operated by an unknown hacker or hackers, uploading new data every minute.

Wednesday 9/4

Proofpoint Launches Critical People-Centric Cybersecurity and Compliance Innovations Across All Product Lines to Further Safeguard Users from Targeted Attacks

These enhancements enable companies worldwide to stay ahead of a continually evolving threat landscape and better protect their most important asset—their people—from attacks and compliance risks.

CyberArk Privileged Cloud Reduces Risk with PAM SaaS

Organizations that have not started their privileged access management (PAM) journey should look to the leader in privileged access security, CyberArk, to quickly reduce the risk that unmanaged privileged access presents to every company.

School textbooks being disguised as malware

The scam looks to take advantage of online shoppers looking to save on price and weight by purchasing online versions of textbooks. 356,662 attacks were carried out using this method, with 53,531 malicious or potentially unwanted files disguised as ready-to-use essays and textbooks for schools and universities.

Thursday 9/5

10 Important Acquisitions Fueling VMware’s Multi-Cloud, Container Comeback

While VMware’ ability to innovate was on display at VMworld 2019, the conference highlighted a string of recent (or slated) acquisitions underpinning the company’s ambitious comeback, one rooted in a deep immersion into what VMware has called “the two Cs” – containers and cloud.

Phishing campaign uses SharePoint to bypass Symantec email gateway

A highly targeted phishing campaign was recently discovered while bypassing a Symantec email gateway using documents shared via SharePoint to target the victims in the banking industry.

Microsoft Acquires Cloud Migration Specialist Movere

Movere offers cloud-based software that discovers servers and devices across heterogeneous environments and provides cloud-readiness assessments in advance of planning and optimizing migrations to Azure Cloud or Amazon Web Services.

Friday 9/6

How NVIDIA, VMware Are Bringing GPUs to the Masses

Virtual GPUs have been in use for some time but weren’t available to run on virtual servers. Now businesses can run workloads, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, using GPUs on VMware’s vSphere.

San Francisco 49ers Up Their Game With Citrix

With the help of its innovation partner, Citrix, the 49ers have created a digital workspace in which its team off the field can efficiently and securely collaborate to deliver a superior product on the field that delights “The Faithful” around the world.