Cisco brings new email security services to its AMP endpoint platform

April 16, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Cisco is updating its AMP endpoint security platform with new email security services, and expanded capabilities designed to protect employee devices from ransomware, cryptomining, and fileless malware. AMP for Endpoint combines prevention, detection and response technologies using Cisco’s threat-centric security […]

The Linux Foundation launches a deep learning foundation

March 26, 2018

Category: Big Data, Software, Tech

Despite its name, the Linux Foundation has long been about more than just Linux. These days, it’s a foundation that provides support to other open source foundations and projects like Cloud Foundry, the Automotive Grade Linux initiative and the Cloud […]

Washington waking up to threats of AI with new task force

March 15, 2018

Elon Musk has been one of the few Silicon Valley luminaries to place intense attention on the potential dangers of AI, raising a billion dollars with Y Combinator’s Sam Altman to found OpenAI. Musk has continued the drumbeat on AI’s […]

Applications, Data Center, Infrastructure

IRS systems crash on tax day

April 18, 2018

Via: FCW

The IRS electronic filing system crashed in the early-morning hours of tax filing deadline day, the acting head of the tax agency announced in a congressional hearing. The crash affected the transmission of tax payments from paid providers and tax […]

Federal, Policy

Election security bill needs tweaks, state officials say

April 18, 2018

Via: StateScoop

Election security legislation now being considered by the Senate needs some adjustments, state officials have told the bill’s backers. State secretaries from Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Colorado and New Mexico spoke in-person and on the phone Monday with Republican Sen. […]

Operations Security, Security

New York’s Attorney General Wants to Know What the Winklevoss Twins Are Doing to Protect Cryptocurrency Customers

April 18, 2018

Via: Fortune

New York’s attorney general has launched an initial probe into 13 cryptocurrency exchanges, one of them being the Gemini exchange that’s run by the Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler. Coinbase, the U.S.’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, was also included. Attorney General […]