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Windows Subsystem for Linux GUI (WSLg) Deep Dive

Tom shows how WSL has integrated Linux graphics applications with Windows.

Don't Get Fired: How to Sell Max Cybersecurity to the C-Suite

Avoid this: IT Pro: "We need max security." Suit: "Costs too much." IT Pro: "We were hit with huge ransomware attack." Suit: "You're fired!"

Fad or the Future? What Developers Think of Web3

"Developers are torn on blockchain, crypto, and decentralization. 32 percent are at least favorable, 31 percent are unfavorable and 26 percent are indifferent."

Study: Look to Cloud for Better Risk Management

A new survey-based study on measuring risk and risk governance indicates the public cloud is the way to go for enterprises wanting to lessen their own riskiness.

Gartner Predicts Big Zero Trust Uptake, but Most Won't Benefit

Gartner said adopting organizations should "communicate business relevance of ZT by aligning resilience and agility."

Report: Open Source Security Ignored by Many Organizations

The once-sorry state of secure open source software has been improving lately, but a new report indicates it's still being largely ignored by many organizations.

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Industry Heavyweights Form Metaverse Standards Forum

More than 30 prominent tech organizations have formed the Metaverse Standards Forum to foster cooperation among standards organizations and companies in order to develop interoperability guidance for an open and inclusive metaverse.

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Microverse IDE Unveiled for Web3 Developers, Metaverse Projects

As the Metaverse, Web3 and associated technologies take shape, developer tooling is arriving to help give it structure.

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Configure Single Sign On for AWS, Part 2: Granting Access

After earlier detailing basic setup, Brien shows how to grant SSO access to your AWS and cloud accounts.

Mounting Data Breaches Cause Huge Encryption Spike

Mounting data breaches have caused a huge spike in encryption says a new survey-based report, but it's not ransomware attackers or other bad actors organizations are primarily protecting against -- it's their own employees.

SecOps Report: Stressed Pros Shouldn't Just Turn Off 'Noisy' Alerts (or Pay Ransom)

A new report on overstressed security pros finds many just turn off noisy, overwhelming alerts and provides more evidence that paying off ransomware attackers doesn't result in very many positive outcomes.

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Data Scientists vs. AI Pros: Who Makes the Most Money?

Executive recruiting firm Burtch Works, noticing an unprecedented increase in tech salaries since the post-pandemic economic recovery started, published a new report that sheds light on just how much money data scientists and AI pros make now -- and who makes the most.

Q: How Often Should SMBs Do Security Audits with Zero Trust? A: Constantly

John, an IT pro at a plastic fabrication company, had a question for our Zero Trust security experts: How often should a SMB (100-150 employees) do security audits? Dave, a front-line consulting veteran, had an answer: Constantly.

Configure Single Sign On for AWS, Part 1: Basic Setup

Brien explains Single Sign On (SSO) capabilities that you can use to simplify the process of users accessing applications.

Salesforce Leans In to Web3 with New NFT Cloud

Salesforce, known for its cloud-based software for business functionality like customer relationship management (CRM), has furthered its embrace of cutting-edge Web3 technology with the closed pilot of an upcoming NFT Cloud.

Report: Serverless Has Gone Mainstream Across Big 3 Clouds

The monitoring and security specialist leveraged usage telemetry from thousands of its customers to compile the report on serverless computing, which typically involves distributed chunks of code -- or functions -- being triggered by various kinds of user or system events, instead of monolithic programs.

Running Android Apps on Windows 11

Games are mostly available now, but Tom sees a future for office and system tools if Microsoft invests more into Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA).

At RSA Conference, Cloud Security Tops Ransomware as Chief Concern

For all the buzz about ransomware lately, it wasn't the chief concern among attendees at this week's big security-focused RSA Conference in San Francisco.

Zero Trust Gains Ground Despite Lack of Expertise, Staffing

The Zero Trust security model is gaining traction in the enterprise even though it's still being held back by the ever-present skills shortage, says a new report published during this week's RSA security conference.

Ransomware Payouts Can Be 'A Matter of Life or Death' but 'Don't Pay' Generally Advised

A new ransomware survey from Cybereason published during this week's RSA security conference reaffirms general industry advice to not pay off the attackers, but many do so when it becomes "a matter of life or death."