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By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/25/2018
Google is introducing an array of new security features for G Suite email, as well as consumer Gmail, including the ability to delete messages you've already sent, ...
By Phil Harvey, US News Editor, 4/20/2018
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UK government authorities have taken a leaf out of the US rulebook and warned the country's telcos off using equipment and services from Chinese vendor ZTE.
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Oracle is leading a Washington push to stop Amazon Web Services (AWS) from winning a lucrative Defense Department contract that will be awarded in the coming months, ...
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Cloudflare is using a wall of lava lamps in its San Francisco office as a random-number generator, which is essential to secure encryption.
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/13/2018
Connecting legacy apps to the Internet is a challenge for enterprises moving to the cloud, and Cloudflare wants to help with the security part of that process, as ...
By Andrew Froehlich, 4/12/2018
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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 4/12/2018
The wait is over. With hundreds of entries analyzed, scrutinized and debated, the shortlists for this year's Leading Lights awards have been published. And what a ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/12/2018
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By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/11/2018
Cisco and Juniper are stepping up their cloud security rivalry, fleshing out their competing cloud security services with new capabilities, extending from the public ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/10/2018
IBM is building mainframe features for security and machine learning into slimmed-down chassis that fit in standard data center racks, for a new generation of cloud ...
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 4/10/2018
As good encryption has become a commodity that is easily bought or leased, ransomware attacks have become easier and more lucrative. That's why ransomware attacks ...
By Mitch Wagner, Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, Light Reading, 4/4/2018
Amazon is looking to make it easier for cloud operators to secure their services, with new tools for managing secrets, certificates, firewall policies and compliance ...
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Orangeworm Malware Burrows Into Healthcare Industry
Jeffrey Burt, Freelance Editor & Journalist, 4/26/2018
A group of cybercriminals, known collectively as Orangeworm, are using their own ...
Cryptocurrency Theft Uses Old Exploit to Highjack AWS Traffic
Scott Ferguson, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 4/26/2018
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TalkTalk Opens Up, Reaches More With Gfast
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/26/2018
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 4/26/2018
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Light Reading is thrilled to announce the finalists for this year's Leading ...
TCS Pivots to Products, Plans M&A
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Sarah Thomas , Director, Women in Comms , 9/18/2017
The results are in from Light Reading's first-of-its-kind survey, taking the ...
Why BT's Security Chief Is Attacking His Own Network
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 7/17/2017
With the cybersecurity threat landscape shifting quickly and continuously, BT's ...
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