Weka announces cloud-native, unified storage solutions for the entire data lifecycle

WekaIO (Weka), the innovation specialist in high-performance, scalable file storage for data-intensive applications, today announced a transformative cloud-native, storage solution underpinned by the world’s file system, WekaFS that unifies and simplifies the data pipeline for performance-intensive workloads and accelerated DataOps.

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BICS and Gurtam partner to deliver IoT asset monitoring and fleet management worldwide

International communications enabler BICS has announced a new partnership with telematics software provider Gurtam to provide Internet of Things (IoT) asset monitoring and fleet management on a global scale.

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Cognizant to buy Bright Wolf, expands IIoT service and Industry 4.0 expertise

Cognizant is to acquire Bright Wolf, a privately-held technology services provider specialising in custom Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions for Fortune 1000 companies. Bright Wolf is certified by all major cloud providers and acknowledged as a specialist in IoT.

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Why the intelligent edge is central to tomorrow’s IoT

We’ve all seen the projections about how many devices will soon be connected to the internet of things (IoT), says Gowri Chindalore, head of Strategy, Edge Processing, NXP Semiconductors. IDC, for example, predicted the figure will exceed 41 billion by 2025. Much has been written about the opportunities this will unlock to make our homes,

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Natural Cycles notifies FDA for wearable birth control

Natural Cycles, which claims to be the first and only FDA-cleared birth control app in the United States and CE-marked birth control app in Europe, announced that the company has submitted a 510(k) Premarket Notification to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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ETSI launches DECT-2020 IoT radio interface for reliable, low-latency, massive machine comms

Developed by ETSI in the 1990s, the DECT standard (Digital enhanced cordless telecommunications) is implemented in more than a billion short-range communication devices around the world.

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Convenience or corruption? USB media and cybersecurity risk

From hard drives and flash drives to a wide range of other devices, USB media offers a fast, simple way to transport, share and store data when digital transfer isn’t possible.

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Over 800 cyber security jobs analysed: These are the most desired skills

Every year cyber attacks become more sophisticated and severe. So much so, that a recent study by Specops Software found that 54% of business owners from a range of sectors have experienced an increase in cyber threats this year. 

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IoT Security Foundation launches co-ordinated vulnerability disclosure platform for industry

An online platform designed to help Internet of Things (IoT) vendors receive, assess, manage and mitigate vulnerability reports has been launched by the IoT Security Foundation (IoTSF). VulnerableThings.com aims to simplify the reporting and management of vulnerabilities whilst helping IoT vendors comply with new consumer IoT security standards and regulations.

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Cybersecurity pros embrace automation, yet younger staff fear being replaced by tech

Despite 88% of cybersecurity professionals believing automation will make their jobs easier, younger staffers are more concerned than veterans that the technology will replace their roles. This is according to new research by Exabeam.

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Brands overlook human touch in drive for resilience, study shows

Brands have embraced agile working practices in the drive for resilience, but are neglecting key contributory factors – including ‘Humanity’ – that could help future-proof them against subsequent crises, according to a new study out today.

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Cloud adoption and opportunities will continue to expand leading to a $1 trillion market in 2024

The COVID-19 pandemic has largely proven to be an accelerator of cloud adoption and extension and will continue to drive a faster conversion to cloud-centric IT.

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Eurotech joins NVIDIA network as preferred OEM partner

Eurotech, a provider of rugged and industrial-grade embedded boards and systems, edge computing platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) enablement solutions, announced today that it has joined the NVIDIA Partner Network (NPN) as a Preferred OEM Partner.

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Star quality speaker line-up promised at Africa Tech Festival 2020

AfricaCom and AfricaTech are anchor events of the new Africa Tech Festival, which will take place – online – from November 10-12th this year.

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Lansweeper to acquire Fing for device recognition

Lansweeper, the IT Asset Management platform, today announced the acquisition of Fing, a network scanning and device recognition app. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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IoT specialist Software AG hit by $23mn ransomware attack accessing staff data

Software AG, a Germany-based enterprise software company, has become the latest technology company to report a major ransomware attack, Jeremy Cowan reports. Unconfirmed reports in German media indicate that employee data including passport & ID information and internal emails, have been accessed and encrypted by a gang named Clop after the ransomware it uses. A ransom

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