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Thu 10 January, 2019

Intel announces new data center processors and more

2019-01-10T21:19:02+00:00Thu 10 January, 2019|Tags: , |

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) may seem like an odd place to announce server processors, but Intel knows full well the eyes of the tech world are on the show. And what better place to corral a bunch of journalists? First up was shipment of the new Xeon Scalable CPU, code-named Cascade Lake, fea..

Thu 10 January, 2019

How edge computing can help secure the IoT

2019-01-10T21:19:03+00:00Thu 10 January, 2019|Tags: , |

Data created by Internet of Things (IoT) sensors must be secured better, say some. A simple password-on-device solution is no longer sufficient thanks to increasing data protection regulations, a new public awareness of tracking, and hugely proliferating devices. A new kind of architecture using Se..

Wed 9 January, 2019

Survey: Enterprises want end-to-end management of SD-WAN

2019-01-09T18:43:52+00:00Wed 9 January, 2019|Tags: , , |

(Editor’s note: Recent research by Enterprise Management Associates takes a look at how enterprises view currently available SD-WAN products. This article by Shamus McGillicuddy, EMA’s research director for network management, details highlights of “Wide-Area Network Transformation: How Enterprises ..

Tue 8 January, 2019

How ASLR protects Linux systems from buffer overflow attacks

2019-01-08T21:31:45+00:00Tue 8 January, 2019|Tags: , |

Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) is a memory-protection process for operating systems that guards against buffer-overflow attacks. It helps to ensure that the memory addresses associated with running processes on systems are not predictable, thus flaws or vulnerabilities associated with the..

Mon 7 January, 2019

ICANN housecleaning revokes old DNS security key

2019-01-15T10:18:48+00:00Mon 7 January, 2019|Tags: , |

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) this week will do some important housecleaning from its successful, first-ever cryptographic key change performed last October. In October, ICANN rolled out a new, more secure root zone Key Signing Key -2017 (KSK-2017), but the process ..