This Week in Technology

This Week in Technology

By Eric Corcoran
Posted in Technology Week in Review
On November 22, 2019

Monday 11/18

Citrix named a Leader in Unified Endpoint Management

Citrix has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Unified Endpoint Management, Q4 2019 report. Over the past couple of years, we have specifically focused on improving employee experience by working directly with customers to develop a deep understanding of the challenges employees face.

The Future of Load Balancing Rests on Data

Those requests are not always equal in terms of execution because data. That's right, data. The same functional request—or API call—may take more or less time to execute depending on the data being submitted or requested.

Tuesday 11/19

NVIDIA Announces Scalable GPU-Accelerated Supercomputer in the Microsoft Azure Cloud

It enables customers for the first time to rent an entire AI supercomputer on demand from their desk, and match the capabilities of large-scale, on-premises supercomputers that can take months to deploy.

Macy's Customer Payment Info Stolen in Magecart Data Breach

As part of this breach, attackers were able to access customer information and credit card information that includes the customer's first name, last name, address, city, state,zip, phone number, email address, payment card number, payment card security code, and payment card month/year of expiration if submitted on a compromised page.

Wednesday 11/20

Android flaw lets rogue apps take photos, record video even if your phone is locked

To make matters worse, as GPS metadata is often recorded and embedded into images, an attacker could theoretically parse this data and gain knowledge of a user's whereabouts.

This Holiday Season, Watch Out for These Cyber-Grinch Tricks

Between all the threats stemming from these cyber-grinches and cyber-scrooges, scams have the potential to haunt users’ digital past, present, and future. Which begs the question – what should users do?

Thursday 11/21

Arctic Wolf Ranked Number 25 Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500™

Arctic Wolf Networks today announced it ranked 25 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America now in its 25th year. Arctic Wolf Networks grew 4327.36% during this period.

How Honeypots Unmask Hackers & Scammers Online

While advanced honeypots are designed to make it easier to detect and study the kinds of attacks hackers use in the wild, modern honeypots based on tracking URL’s have evolved to be so flexible and user-friendly that average people often use them to identify online scammers.

Friday 11/22

I Can See Clearly Now: AWS Traffic Mirroring Enables FireEye to Provide Equal Visibility in the Cloud and On-Premises

By partnering with AWS and integrating with their AWS VPC Traffic Mirroring, FireEye Network Security and Forensics customers can access the right virtual traffic and network metadata from AWS environments.

2020 technology predictions

Here are some of the key technology trends that businesses will look to take advantage of and prepare for in the year ahead.