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Azure vs. Google Cloud (2023): A Comprehensive Comparison

Looking to move data around in the cloud? Moving massive amounts of data has become a backbone of business. It might involve switching from one cloud to another, performing continuous on-premises data migration or continuously ingesting data from a social feed without dedicated servers. Cloud migration can be a one-time . . . Read more

Impact of Recent Australian Data Centre Outages on Businesses and Risk Mitigation

A recent data centre outage in Sydney affected multiple cloud service providers and businesses, including Bank of Queensland and Jetstar. After this and other incidents, cloud customers might well ask if the same thing could happen to them — and how to mitigate it before it happens. Can the risks . . . Read more

Microsoft 365 Copilot Release Date Set for November

The AI assistant will launch across Microsoft products, from 365 to Windows, and includes a prompt writing tool. Image: AdriaVidal/Adobe Stock Microsoft 365 Copilot will be available for business and enterprise users globally on November 1, Microsoft announced yesterday. The AI assistant can draw information from across Bing, Edge, Microsoft . . . Read more

CrowdStrike Fal.Con 2023: CrowdStrike Brings AI and Cloud Application Security to Falcon

At CrowdStrike Fal.Con 2023, CrowdStrike announced a new Falcon Raptor release with generative-AI capabilities and the acquisition of Bionic. Image: Sundry Photography/Adobe Stock At CrowdStrike’s annual Fal.Con show in Las Vegas this week, the company announced a series of enhancements to its Falcon security platform, including a new Raptor release . . . Read more

Intel Reveals New 288-Core Sierra Forest CPU, Core Ultra Processors at Intel Innovation 2023

Plus, Intel makes progress on its plan to revolutionize manufacturing with the 18A process node slated for 2024. Intel Core Ultra Processors being assembled in Penang, Malaysia. Image: Intel Intel announced advancements in Core Ultra processors, an E-core processor with 288 cores, the 5th Gen Intel Xeon, AI development on . . . Read more

How to Create and Use a Docker Secret From a File (+Video)

In this step-by-step tutorial, learn how to create and use a Docker secret to help keep your data secure. [embedded content] Secrets are a very important part of deploying containers and services because they encrypt passwords, API keys, certificates and other information you need to keep private within the container. . . . Read more

White Hat Hackers Discover Microsoft Leak of 38TB of Internal Data Via Azure Storage

The Microsoft leak, which stemmed from AI researchers sharing open-source training data on GitHub, has been mitigated. Microsoft has patched a vulnerability that exposed 38TB of private data from its AI research division. White hat hackers from cloud security company Wiz discovered a shareable link based on Azure Statistical Analysis . . . Read more

Google Reveals Combined SIEM and SOAR Update for Chronicle Security Operations Platform

Users of the SecOps platform can preview Duet AI’s natural language questions and summarization capabilities. Google Cloud announced today that an updated version of its Chronicle Security Operations platform is available in preview. The update unifies security information and event management and security orchestration, automation and response, plus adds an . . . Read more

FanDuel Partners With AWS to Meet Demands and Expand Into New Markets

Image: peach_adobe/Adobe Stock FanDuel, the leading American sports gaming company driving a multibillion-dollar industry, has been at the frontline of the industry’s digital transformation for years. Now, it’s expanding its partnership with Amazon Web Service to scale, meet demands and reach new regions. On Sept. 13, the company that offers . . . Read more

Dreamforce 2023: Salesforce Expands Einstein AI and Data Cloud Platform

Image: Sundry Photography/Adobe Stock Salesforce announced a rebrand of its Einstein 1 Data Cloud and new capabilities for the Einstein generative AI assistant for CRM at the Dreamforce conference held in San Francisco on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Salesforce’s Einstein 1 Data Cloud metadata framework will be integrated within the Einstein . . . Read more