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Cybersecurity Incident Responders Help 'Rebuild Trust' After Attack

In choosing a cybersecurity incident response service, organizations should look for vendors with a long-tail approach to helping the victim in "rebuilding trust" by restoring brand and reputation, says a new research report.

'Great Resignation' Depletes Already Hard-to-Find Cybersecurity Talent

Survey after survey in the IT industry point to one common pain point: finding cloud computing, cybersecurity and other tech talent to fulfill enterprise initiatives. It was bad before the wave of pandemic-spurred job-quitting and apparently has only gotten worse. And that's during a time of increasing ransomware and other cybersecurity attacks.

New Cloud Cybersecurity Worry: 'Alert Fatigue'

As if you didn't have enough to fret about from rampant ransomware and other cybersecurity threats, Orca Security has published a new survey-based report on a new worry: "alert fatigue."

AWS Uses Metaverse-Like Game for Cloud Training

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is using a 3D metaverse-like role-playing game to train users on how to use its cloud computing platform.

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Accenture's 'Metaverse Continuum,' Tech Trends and Digitally Enhanced Future

In announcing four top tech trends for 2022, Accenture is imagining digitally enhanced human experiences reshaped by the convergence of physical and virtual realities and augmented by cutting-edge technology.

What Workloads Hinder Enterprise Lift-and-Shift to Cloud?

A new hybrid cloud adoption survey reveals the workloads most responsible for holding back full enterprise IT cloud migrations.

Talent Dearth Continues to Hamper Cloud Expansion, Survey Shows

While we're still in a cloud computing boom, familiar challenges like a lack of top talent continue to hinder enterprise efforts to expand their cloud initiatives, says a new report.

Cloud Security Report: It's Still Misconfiguration, Misconfiguration ...

Misconfiguration was still the No. 1 cause of cloud security incidents last year, says a report from Check Point Software Technologies.

State of the Cloud 2022: Azure Usage Surpasses AWS

"Data from this year's survey indicates Azure seems to be either closing the gap -- or has slightly surpassed -- AWS with some users."

CNCF Finds Prometheus Top Cloud Observability Choice

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) conducted a cloud native observability survey that found its own projects accounted for the top three most popular offerings, starting off with Prometheus.

Once a Security Problem, Open Source Now a Solution, Report Says

Red Hat was surprised by this finding from its new report on open source software in the enterprise: It's now seen as a benefit, when it was a big security problem not that long ago.

No. 1 Cloud Computing Cost Saver: Resource Reservations

"The most important cost savings that you can do in the cloud is resource reservation," says Joey D'Antoni, principal consultant at Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting.

Data Protection Report: Most Orgs Suffered Ransomware Outage

A new data protection report from Veaam shows the tremendous impact of ransomware and other cybersecurity attacks currently plaguing the IT industry.

Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise Preview Now Open to All

The joint VMware/Microsoft Java enterprise offering, Azure Spring Cloud Enterprise, is now open to all in a public preview after a five-month private preview.

Threat Actors Organize: Welcome to Ransomware Inc.

"Many people still think of a ransomware actor as the proverbial 400-pound hacker in his mom's basement -- nothing could be further from the truth," says in-the-trenches security expert Allan Liska.

CNCF: Kubernetes Has 'Crossed the Chasm' to Become Mainstream

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has published its sixth annual cloud native survey, finding that Kubernetes has finally gone mainstream.

VMware Details Malware Threats in Linux Multi-Cloud Implementations

While Windows is generally seen as the most malware-vulnerable OS, cloud computing is mostly done on Linux, so VMware has published a threat report about malware in Linux-based multi-cloud environments.

App Security Report: Open Source Code Still 'Blessing and a Curse'

A new Veracode report on application security finds that while things are generally getting better, some persistent problems remain, including the use of flawed open source and third-party code libraries.

Microsoft: Need for MFA 'Cannot Be Overstated'

Even though identity and MFA are top-of-mind cybersecurity concerns these days, Microsoft data indicates most organizations are still unprotected against identity attacks.

Hit by Cyberattack? Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Help

When you've been hit, insurance companies won't be eager to help. ISPs usually are, though.