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Google Cloud to Offer Secure Open Source Software Service

Having enacted multiple internal security checks on the open source software (OSS) it uses, Google Cloud will offer a safe OSS service featuring those wares.

Supply Chain, Inflation Challenge Skills Dearth as Top Cloud Problem

While finding skilled workers has long plagued the cloud computing space, a new survey-based report shows some new challenges emerging, such as supply chain shortages and rising inflation.

Agencies Advance on Biden's 2021 Zero Trust Order

One year in, a new survey-based report indicates civilian and federal agencies are making progress on President Joe Biden's 2021 executive order to improve the nation's cybersecurity.

VMware Updates Tanzu Community Edition, More

VMware's free Tanzu Community Edition, primarily targeting learners and small-scale, preproduction Tanzu users, has been updated along with several other offerings, the company announced during the KubeCon 2022 conference.

Microsoft Offers Human Cybercrime Experts: 'Technology Alone Is Not Enough'

New managed security services from Microsoft combine humans with technology to help organizations in the fight against cybercrime.

Biden Signs Metrics Bill to Combat Cybercrime into Law

President Joe Biden signed into law the Better Cybercrime Metrics Act, enlisting the FBI and other government agencies to spearhead a metrics reporting initiative.

How to Address Crippling Cloud Skills Shortage?

Upskilling leads the pack in expert advice, along with strategies for hiring, outsourcing, partnering, outreach and much more.

Compliance Requirements Reportedly Slow Cloud-Native, Container Initiatives

Cloud-native initiatives in the enterprise -- already plagued by the ever-present skills dearth -- are further slowed by compliance requirements, a new report claims.

Two Same-Day Cloud Spending Reports, Same Conclusions

Two new same-day reports on Q1 2022 cloud infrastructure services spending basically say the same thing: growth is everywhere, AWS is still in the lead, Azure and GCP are making inroads and so on -- similar to just about every other report over the past several years.

Survey: 'Knowledge Gap' and Talent Dearth Hinder Cloud-Native Development

In gauging the benefits and challenges of cloud-native development, OutSystems found most respondents to a survey don't know that much about the approach, even though analysts predict it will pretty much account for all app development in a few years.

Lots of 'Sustainability' Talk, Little Walk

Lots of organizations are talking about sustainability, but not so many are walking the talk, indicates a new report from Google Cloud.

Mandiant Sees Ransomware Increasingly Attacking Virtualization Platforms

Threat intelligence specialist Mandiant has noticed ransomware actors have been increasingly attacking virtualization platforms in their efforts to extort organizations for money.

Cloud Computing Survey Shows Cost Control Struggles

Cloud computing surveys usually reveal that security concerns and lack of in-house skills are top impediments to successful implementations, but a recent poll adds a new top challenge: cost control.

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.