Category: Cyber

Elastic acquires endpoint security firm Endgame for $234M

Elastic N.V., the company behind Elasticsearch has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire endpoint security firm Endgame Inc. for $234 million in a stock and debt repayment deal. Founded in 2008, Arlington, Va.-based Endgame offers an endpoint security platform that is claimed to transform security operations teams and incident responders from crime scene investigators […]

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Salesforce recovers from outage caused by faulty database script

Salesforce recovers from outage caused by faulty database script

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Salesforce.com Inc. has managed to recover from a database error that saw widespread outages for customers from midday Friday through Saturday morning. The outage had its origin in an update just before 1 p.m. EDT Friday when Salesforce engineers deployed a database script that “inadvertently gave users broader data access than intended,” the company said. That broader […]

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Vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic Server being actively exploited by hackers

Vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic Server being actively exploited by hackers

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A security vulnerability in Oracle Corp.’s WebLogic Server is actively being exploited by hackers. The vulnerability, CVE-2019-2725, is a remote code execution vulnerability that gives hackers access to a WebLogic server without the need for authentication. While Oracle released a patch for the vulnerability April 26, many with WebLogic Server installs are yet to install […]

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At Dell Tech World, data protection provides strategic leverage in the hybrid-cloud wars

At Dell Tech World, data protection provides strategic leverage in the hybrid-cloud wars

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Data is a precious business asset. In the emerging hybrid-cloud market, any solution provider that doesn’t enable strong end-to-end data protection is a nonstarter. As Wikibon reviews the recent spate of industry announcements in hybrid cloud, we keep returning to data protection as table stakes. If a provider has failed to address it with robust solutions […]

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At Next, Google Cloud makes case for capital investment and security

At Next, Google Cloud makes case for capital investment and security

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Businesses with big ambitions had better be able to fund them. Google Cloud’s top executive made it a point today to ensure there would not be any doubts about the level of his company’s commitment as a major cloud provider. Google Cloud Chief Executive Officer Thomas Kurian opened his keynote remarks at the company’s Cloud Next conference in […]

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JetStream combines replication, cloud storage for fast data restoration

JetStream combines replication, cloud storage for fast data restoration

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A year and a week after emerging from stealth, data migration software developer JetStream Software Inc. is entering the data protection market with a service that backs up entire virtual machine images to on-premises infrastructure, the cloud or a combination. JetStream is aiming the service at cloud service providers and managed service providers who will […]

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