Use of cloud collaboration tools surges and so do attacks

Use of cloud collaboration tools surges and so do attacks

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed companies to adapt to new government-mandated restrictions on workforce movement around the world. The immediate response has been rapid adoption and integration of cloud services, particularly cloud-based collaboration tools such Microsoft Office 365, Slack and videoconferencing platforms. A new report by security firm McAfee shows that hackers are responding to […]
VMware, Dell add heft to on-prem cloud service

VMware, Dell add heft to on-prem cloud service

Aiming to help customers handle growing on-premises workloads, VMware and Dell EMC have bolstered their co-developed cloud software. First introduced in 2018, VMware Cloud on Dell EMC is intended to help enterpise customers move on-premises infrastructure and...
Cloud servers hacked via critical SaltStack vulnerabilities

Cloud servers hacked via critical SaltStack vulnerabilities

Attackers are exploiting two critical vulnerabilities disclosed late last week in the popular SaltStack infrastructure automation software to take control of servers. Several organizations and open-source projects already had their servers hacked and had to shut down...
IBM goes all-in on hybrid cloud

IBM goes all-in on hybrid cloud

With the 2019 acquisition of open-source powerhouse Red Hat under its belt and a new cloud-savvy CEO at the helm, IBM is looking to reverse a decade of declining revenue and sagging stock prices with a bold strategy focused on hybrid cloud. CEO Arvind Krishna, who...