Cisco CEO: Last Year We Blocked 7 Trillion Cybersecurity Threats
Cisco CEO: Last Year We Blocked 7 Trillion Cybersecurity Threats

The CEO of Cisco says that last year they blocked seven trillion cybersecurity threats or about 20 billion per day. He says that by and large cybersecurity organizations inside of their customers are very good.

BeyondCorp - Google’s New Zero Trust Security Approach Explained
BeyondCorp – Google’s New Zero Trust Security Approach Explained

If you are a network person you have probably heard of BeyondCorp, but maybe you have had difficulty explaining it to others in your organization. Max Saltonstall says that Google has shifted to a security model where each access request is reevaluated as it is made.

SAP Massively Going for Expansion Into Multi-Cloud World, Says CTO
SAP Massively Going for Expansion Into Multi-Cloud World, Says CTO

“We’re massively going for the expansion into this multi-cloud world,” says Björn Goerke, SAP CTO & President of the SAP Cloud Platform. “We strongly believe that the world will remain hybrid for a number of years and we’re going in that same direction with the SAP Cloud Platform.”

What Are the Security Risks of the Internet of Things?
What Are the Security Risks of the Internet of Things?

IBM Resilient CTO and internet security guru Bruce Schneier takes a look at the security risks of the Internet of Things in his latest video. He brings up an interesting and rather disconcerting point, IoT devices tend to do critical things like turn on and off power or drive your car, so preventing hacking is even more critical with IoT than typical computers.

General Says Chinese Hacking of IBM or the Air Force is Essentially the Same
General Says Chinese Hacking of IBM or the Air Force is Essentially the Same

Retired Maj. Gen. Robert Scales says that we are already starting to see the manifestation of this hacking in the weapons they are deploying as we speak.

Still in the Early Days of Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise
Still in the Early Days of Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise

We are still in the very early days of cloud adoption in the enterprise says ServiceNow CEO, John Donahoe. Also, something that is often overlooked is that governments are finally embracing the cloud which presents a huge opportunity to all of the big cloud players.

50 Million Google+ Accounts Compromised in Latest Data Breach, Platform to Shut Down Earlier Than Planned
50 Million Google+ Accounts Compromised in Latest Data Breach, Platform to Shut Down Earlier Than Planned

The discovery of another privacy flaw has pushed Google to shut down Google+ much earlier…

IBM CEO: Red Hat Purchase is About Resetting the Cloud Landscape
IBM CEO: Red Hat Purchase is About Resetting the Cloud Landscape

IBM’s $33 billion all-cash deal for Red Hat is expected to literally reset the cloud landscape says IBM CEO Ginni Rometty. “This now changes the cloud battle to open, which is what we both are together, to proprietary. This allows them to move mission-critical work safely and securely,” said Rometty.

Intelligence Expert: How Twitter and Facebook Are Being Co-Opted by Governments for Control
Intelligence Expert: How Twitter and Facebook Are Being Co-Opted by Governments for Control

Sophisticated automated bots are being increasingly used on Twitter and Facebook by foreign governments as a method to silence dissent and to target journalist, according to Sam Wooley, Digital Intelligence Lab director.

Oracle CEO: Three Big Things in the Gen 2 Cloud… Security, Security, Security
Oracle CEO: Three Big Things in the Gen 2 Cloud… Security, Security, Security

Oracle’s Larry Ellison introduced the Generation 2 Cloud at Oracle OpenWorld 2018 yesterday with a primary emphasis on security. “Other clouds have been around for a long time, and they were not designed for the enterprise,” Ellison said.