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Netscout Identified Nearly 7.9M DDOS Attacks in the First Half of 2023

WESTFORD, Mass., September 26, 2023 – NETSCOUT SYSTEMS, INC., (NASDAQ: NTCT) today announced findings from its 1H2023 DDoS Threat Intelligence Report. Cybercriminals launched approximately 7.9 million Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in the first half of 2023, representing a 31% year-over-year increase. Global events like the Russia-Ukraine war and NATO bids have driven . . . Read more

Fortinet Announces Formation of Veterans Program Advisory Council to Narrow the Cybersecurity Skills Gap With Military Veteran Talent

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Sep 27, 2023 — John Maddison, EVP of Product Strategy and CMO at Fortinet “Military veterans can be vital to help fight against cybercrime but often lack access to training and career resources to enable them to successfully transition into civilian cybersecurity roles. As part of Fortinet’s commitment to . . . Read more

Radiant Logic Announces Expanded Identity Analytics and Data Management Platform Capabilities

Novato, California, September 27, 2023 – Radiant Logic, the Identity Data Fabric company, today announces the completed integration of Brainwave GRC following the April 2023 acquisition. These new capabilities solidify Radiant Logic’s entrance in the Identity Analytics market and position our platform in the Identity Governance and Administration market, as seen . . . Read more

Meta Connect: Meta Quest 3 Will be Available Oct 10

Meta Quest 3 boasts improved resolution over Meta Quest 2. Plus, Meta displays a wide array of AI chatbots. The Meta Quest 3 mixed reality headset will be released on October 10, the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced during today’s Meta Connect presentation. In addition, Meta showed a group of . . . Read more

Researchers Release Details of New RCE Exploit Chain for SharePoint

Researchers who discovered two critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft SharePoint Server have released details of an exploit they developed that chains the two vulnerabilities together to enable remote code execution on affected servers. Separately, another security researcher this week posted proof-of-concept code on GitHub for one of the SharePoint vulnerabilities that . . . Read more

Microsoft Adds Passkeys to Windows 11

In a major update to its Windows 11 operating system this week, Microsoft has integrated Passkeys alongside Windows Hello, its biometric authentication tool. Passkeys creates a unique credential that allows users to authenticate with their face, fingerprint, or a PIN in a more secure process than the traditional password. Microsoft’s . . . Read more

Head of AI and Similar Leadership Roles are Here to Stay, says Deloitte AI Ethicist

Beena Ammanath. Image: Deloitte Head of AI is a trendy new job title, but do businesses actually need someone in this role? What responsibilities does it entail? We asked Beena Ammanath, executive director of the Deloitte AI Institute, leader of Trustworthy Tech Ethics at Deloitte and author of the book . . . Read more

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