This Week in Technology

This Week in Technology

By Eric Corcoran
Posted in Technology Week in Review
On November 01, 2019

Monday 10/28

Cisco Research Shows IT Eager to Adopt Artificial Intelligence, Intent-based Networking

IT leaders expect new wireless technologies, IoT and AI-enabled operations, threat detection and remediation to have the biggest impact on their network strategy and design over the next five years.

PCI DSS Updates

The PCI DSS Council recently announced that a new standard for commercial off the shelf (COTS) mobile devices, PCI Contactless Payments on COTS (CPoC™) mobile devices, is to be released in December 2019.

Phishing Season is Upon Us

The Anti-Phishing Working Group notes that for first quarter 2019, phishers who target Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and webmail services have become phishing’s biggest category, with 36 percent of all phishing attacks.

Tuesday 10/29

How to Identify and Mitigate Risks from IoT Devices in Our Increasingly Connected World

Having full visibility into your entire enterprise network is crucial to be able to identify vulnerable network segments, ensure business continuity and improve incident response strategies.

LTSR 1912: Preparing for the next Long-Term Service Release

Citrix is targeting the next Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Long-Term Service Release (LTSR) for Q4 2019. What does this mean for administrators? It’s time to start planning your next deployment!

Wednesday 10/30

New 'unremovable' xHelper malware has infected 45,000 Android devices

A new Android malware strain has made a name for itself after popping up on the radar of several antivirus companies, and annoying users thanks to a self-reinstall mechanism that has made it near impossible to remove.

Gartner: The Present and Future of Artificial Intelligence

Companies should implement what is easy to adopt and easy to measure. The idea is to meet people where they are, not where you want them to be; and help them do what they are already doing but do it faster or easier.

Thursday 10/31

Fast Just Got Faster with DirectMemory Cache

We’re proud to introduce Storage Class Memory (SCM) as an option to further accelerate performance on the FlashArray™//X.  With a large gap in performance between traditional NAND and local memory (DRAM), along with a similar gap in cost, the next logical evolution is an SCM component. With Purity Optimize, DirectMemory Cache effortlessly delivers improved database, analytics, and reporting performance.

Azure Strategy Still Coming Together? Here’s Four Ways F5 Can Help

While some are still getting their feet wet making that first foray into the cloud, others are charging full steam ahead—expanding into multi-cloud architectures and modernizing existing cloud applications to embrace automation and native services. Bearing this in mind, let’s take a look at how F5 can help you and your applications wherever you are in your cloud journey.

Friday 11/1

Ransomware: The Digital Plague that Still Persists

Ransomware and their variants are rapidly evolving. McAfee Labs found that ransomware grew by 118% in the first quarter of 2019, and discovered new ransomware families using innovative techniques to target and infect enterprises.