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November 06, 2015
For years, there has been more data center space and power in the New York-New Jersey metro area than anywhere else in the United States. That's no longer the case.
November 03, 2015
Experts approve of the Cybersecurity Strategy and Implementation Plan issued by the White House to strengthen government cybersecurity guidelines and practices, but worry about implementation.
October 13, 2015
China's government has reportedly arrested a number of Chinese hackers suspected of involvement with attacks on the US, but one expert is unsure this will lead to more cooperation between nations.
August 10, 2015
AWS customers' ability to launch new instances in the US-East region was affected by an uptick in error rates on the Simple Storage Service, according to Amazon's status page.
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The Skype translator demoed at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference promises to break new ground in multilingual communication, but Microsoft global partners still have trouble understanding the keynote speech. Continue Reading
Cloud services and data could be located anywhere -- and that's a scary proposition for many enterprises, especially after ongoing revelations of global U.S. government spying. For many businesses, the vagueness of cloud computing isn't working for them, and cloud data sovereignty is becoming a major concern.
The law of the land -- whichever land data is in -- governs cloud data and services, and changes quickly with cloud computing. Resellers and partners of cloud services providers are now offering local support and language to ease some of those cloud data sovereignty concerns. And there are also cloud providers that can't, or won't, offer any guarantees of where data is at any given time.
Also in this issue of Modern Infrastructure: Data center density keeps increasing, as servers and storage get faster, better and cooler. Networking still lags behind, but it's enough to keep up, for now. Continue Reading
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Fears of backdoors and heightened concerns about encryption software are running rampant. Continue Reading
After the NSA spying scandal, global enterprises are reluctant to put their data in U.S. clouds -- helping to spark a cottage industry overseas. Continue Reading
FCC Net neutrality rules may be eliminated, allowing carriers to charge for priority services, but that may have long-term challenges, too. Continue Reading
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Video: Securosis CEO Rich Mogull explains how the NSA monitoring scandal has weakened enterprise security and what infosec pros should do about it. Continue Reading
Although AES is free for any use public or private, commercial or non-commercial programs that provide encryption capabilities are subject to U.S. export controls. Expert Michael Cobb reviews the limitations. Continue Reading