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An anti-trust complaint to the European Union, about Microsoft's pricing of its cloud services in the political bloc, has had an effect, with the US company changing its licensing deals and making it easier for cloud rivals to compete.

Published in Technology Regulation

Specialist technology secondary fund SecondQuarter Ventures has appointed Sam Kroonenburg as a venture partner.

Published in People Moves

The government of Costa Rica has declared a state of emergency after a number of state agencies, including the finance ministry, were hit by the Windows ransomware strain known as Conti.

Published in Security

Microsoft has issued patches for 73 CVEs, including two zero-day flaws one of which has been exploited in the wild, as part of its monthly Patch Tuesday release.

Published in Security

Microsoft, the company that produces Windows which is the target of practically every ransomware attack, is now offering paid products to fight those very ransomware attacks.

Published in Open Sauce
Friday, 06 May 2022 10:38

No joke: Jester is the new CRO at Veeam

Backup and data management vendor Veeam Software has appointed John Jester to the role of chief revenue officer.

Published in People Moves

Apple, Google and Microsoft have backed a passwordless sign-in standard created by the Fast Identity Online [FIDO] Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium.

Published in Security

A senior cyber security researcher at the Cybersecurity Centre for Security Studies run by ETH Zurich says while a Microsoft report on cyber operations during the Russia-Ukraine war offers some useful details it says little about the impact of these operations.

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Microsoft has issued a long write-up about flaws that could lead to escalation of privilege on Linux systems, which it has collectively called Nimbuspwn, but failed to mention that none of these flaws can be exploited remotely.

Published in Security

COMPANY NEWS: Ribbon, a global provider of real time communications software and IP optical networking solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, today announced that Ribbon is an ecosystem partner supporting Microsoft’s new Operator Connect Accelerator for Microsoft Teams. Ribbon is extending its multi-tenant, software as a service (SaaS) solution, Ribbon Connect for Operator Connect, to support service provider deployments of Operator Connect.

Published in Company News

Mental health service Bethesda Health Care has announced its new mental health clinic in the Perth suburb of Cockburn, Western Australia, will be the first medical facility in Australia to install Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare as its Patient Administration System (PAS), with Velrada – Microsoft’s growth partner of the year – as its implementation partner.

Published in Health

Google's bid to position itself as some kind of competitor to Microsoft based on its security credentials has been dealt a bad blow, with the company reporting the third zero-day in its browser Chrome just before the long Easter weekend.

Published in Open Sauce

Patching of vulnerabilities is the security industry's equivalent of thoughts and prayers, a prominent American security expert has said during a debate on the topic "Patching is useless" at a recent online conference named Hack At The Harbor.

Published in Security

Fresh questions have arisedn about one of the remotely exploitable flaws in Microsoft's products which was revealed during the company's monthly Patch Tuesday announcement.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 13 April 2022 15:33

Eldridge joins expanded channel team at Nice

Customer experience platform provider Nice has Ben Eldridge to the role of channel sales manager.

Published in People Moves

Microsoft has issued patches for 117 CVEs in its April Patch Tuesday release, with nine rated critical and 108 as important, the most it has ever released for a single month since September 2020. Included among these were two zero-day vulnerabilities, one of which was exploited in the wild and reported to Microsoft by the NSA.

Published in Security

Microsoft is introducing a safety feature known as Smart App Control in Windows 11 that will prevent users from running malicious applications by blocking untrusted or unsigned applications.

Published in Security

GUEST OPINION: The road to the cloud follows two common paths: via economical first-party migration tools from public cloud providers or third-party solutions from specialist vendors.

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