Category: IT Industry News

Macquarie Capital Venture Studio

Macquarie Capital Venture Studio  adds three new companies to infrastructure tech portfolio Macquarie Capital Venture Studio, the infrastructure-focused accelerator affiliated with the nearly $500 billion-dollar investment firm, Macquarie Group, has added three companies to its portfolio. The companies, AirMap,  Envoy Technologies, and Terabyte, provide services in airspace management for drones; electric vehicle sharing services; and soil analysis, respectively. Through the venture studio, Macquarie tries to bring the companies into new markets through…

How to stay grounded when cloud is all you see

Striking the right balance between cloud and on-premise any modern business knows cloud is the future. We are told over and over again of the need to embrace the cloud to move at speed, provide scalable infrastructure, and meet the on-demand needs of customers. A recent report from IDC revealed that cloud spend has overtaken traditional infrastructure spending for the first time.   Research from Apptio recently found that 92% of IT…

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Microsoft doesn’t want to use Internet Explorer

Microsoft really doesn’t want you to use Internet Explorer anymore Microsoft calls it a compatibility solution, not a browser Microsoft killed off the Internet Explorer brand nearly four years ago, choosing Edge as its modern browser for Windows 10. Internet Explorer lived on as plumbing for Windows and for business compatibility, but Microsoft isn’t supporting it with new web standards – it’s legacy code. Chris Jackson, a cybersecurity expert in…

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End to end security solution for LoRaWAN

Microchip and The Things Industries announce industry’s first end-to-end security solution for LoRaWAN devices CryptoAuthentication™ device and managed LoRa join servers enable developers to deploy secure connected applications on LoRaWAN™ networks. As the LoRa® (Long Range) technology ecosystem accelerates, security remains an area for improvement in the market due to vulnerabilities that leave the network and application server keys accessible in the memory of modules and microcontrollers (MCUs) paired with…

Protect Against Digital Services Shutting

How to Protect Yourself Against Digital Services Shutting Down Apps can change their terms, or go away completely. In the next few months alone, movie locker service Ultraviolet and social network experiment Google+ are closing their doors for good, while photo sharing platform Flickr is shifting the rules about free and paid-for accounts. The moral of the story? Even digital services don’t stick around forever—but you can protect yourself against your favourite app or site pulling…

New privacy attack against mobile users

Researchers reveal new privacy attack against 3G, 4G, and 5G mobile users 5G cellular mobile communications, when implemented, are expected to provide high bandwidth, low latency, energy savings, better connectivity, but security and privacy must also be assured. The security challenges are many but, luckily for us all, researchers are already probing the draft standard for weaknesses. Much of the research has focused on the security and privacy of 5G AKA, the Authenticated Key Exchange standardized by the 3rd Generation Partnership…

The Financial Impact of Data Breach?

Worried About the Financial Impact of Data Breach? 5 Reasons to Insure Given the complexities and ever-changing threats, it is important to be as proactive as possible. Despite the rising cost of data breaches, most organisations are unprepared to deal with the financial and reputational repercussions. Joe Collinwood Founder and CEO of CySure explains why cyber insurance is a business essential. The cyber risk remains a key concern for every boardroom and…

The biggest cybersecurity challenge?

The biggest cybersecurity challenge? Communicating threats internally… IT executives responsible for cybersecurity feel a lack of support from company leaders, and 33 percent feel completely isolated in their role, according to Trend Micro. IT teams are under significant pressure, with some of the challenges cited including prioritizing emerging threats (47 percent) and keeping track of a fractured security environment (43 percent). The survey showed that they are feeling the weight of this…