Microsoft Windows News
November 15, 2013
Amazon AppStream offers a cloud-based approach to application streaming, but there are challenges that may diminish the benefits to enterprises.
September 19, 2013
The University of Colorado's dental school turned to a hybrid flash array from Tegile to meet high IOPS demands.
August 20, 2013
Actifio, which manages copy data for improved data protection, adds out-of-band support for applications, such as Microsoft Exchange and SQL.
August 07, 2013
FortiGuard Labs reports a 30% increase in mobile malware so far in 2013, and cautions ransomware is also making an appearance on mobile devices.
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The complexity of emerging technologies and trends such as BYOD has security teams operating at full speed, and there's no sign of slowing down. In our inaugural issue of 2014, we look at the top cyberthreats that security professionals are likely to face this year. Defending enterprise networks has never been harder, according to Johannes Ullrich, head of the SANS Technology Institute's Internet Storm Center, who examines upcoming attack techniques and discovers new versions of tried-and-true hacking methods.
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