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After almost a year and a half of delays, Intel has begun to ship its 4th Generation Xeon Scalable processors, code-named Sapphire Rapids. 4th Generation Xeon Scalable is ambitious, with a new micro-architecture, up to 60 cores per chip, plus support for DDR5 memory, PCI Express Gen 5, CXL 1.1, and HBM2E memory.
PCs aren't the only hardware you need to worry about erasing corporate data from before donating—you should apply this best practice to any network device you're discarding, including Cisco routers and switches. When it comes to clearing your Cisco router, you have two acceptable options. While most network administrators are familiar with both methods, they typically use them for different tasks. This article covers both methods.
Lenovo has introduced ThinkSystem servers and ThinkAgile hyperconverged (HCI) solutions, powered by 4th Gen AMD EPYC processors, including ThinkAgile VX and ThinkAgile HX to enable faster hybrid multi-cloud deployment and simplify infrastructure management. Their new high density ThinkSystem server based on 4th Gen AMD EPYC processors leverages Neptune Direct Water Cooling to capture up to 98% of system heat for more sustainable computing.
Flashpoint claims to now offer an industry-first ransomware prediction model that allows vulnerability management teams to improve remediation efforts that could prevent cyber extortion events with VulnDB, the most comprehensive vulnerability database available on the market. They say that VulnDB covers over 300,000 known vulnerabilities found in end-user software and third-party libraries and dependencies, including over 96,000 vulnerabilities missed by CVE and NVD.
By some estimates, over 80% of home-office routers are vulnerable to potential cyberattacks. This article discusses how to protect these remote worker routers and other endpoints by implementing micro-virtual machines (micro-VMs).
With the proliferation of mobile devices and hybrid work environments where employees often use their personal devices for work-related activities, almost half (45%) of respondents of the Verizon Mobile Security Index 2022 said their organizations were subject to a security incident involving a mobile device that led to data loss, downtime or other negative outcome—a 22% increase over 2021’s numbers. Of those respondents, 73% said the impact of the attack was “major” and 42% said that it had lasting repercussions. In 2021, less than half of incidents were described as major and just 28% were said to have had lasting repercussions, the report said.
SEON‘s Forever Free version of its online fraud prevention software will support up to 2,000 API calls each month at a rate of two queries per second and includes email support from SEON’s customer service agents. Organizations that want more capabilities can convert to SEON’s Pro plan, which offers more API calls and responses around 10 queries per second, for businesses with higher transaction volumes and a need for a faster speed.
Acronis has introduced its new product, Acronis Advanced Security + EDR for Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud. They say that the solution allows IT teams to detect and understand advanced attacks, and then recover rapidly using features like attack-specific, one-click rollback.
Social media management tools allow you to post content from multiple sources at once and schedule posts in advance. They also give you access to analytics data, allowing you to track metrics such as likes, shares, comments, and even conversions – all of which can serve as helpful guides in determining the effectiveness of specific campaigns. This article lays out some helpful social media management strategy trends and recommendations.
The author is convinced that data is quickly becoming a key competitive advantage for FIs of all sizes. She points out that financial services is a life-cycle-based sector, meaning that FIs need to understand which products and services will benefit accountholders at each stage in their lives. She concludes with three approaches to establish a robust consumer journey reinforcement loop.
Digital account opening remains elusive for FIs, and abandonment rates during account opening continue to be a concern. This article considers a number of myths around digital account opening , such as: Myth: Digital account opening is only for large FIs; Myth: Digital account opening is only for regular deposit products; Myth: Digital account opening = branch-free banking; and Myth: Digital account opening ends when the account is opened.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has developed a wholesale CBDC prototype for an experiment on cross-border digital currency transactions supported by blockchain technology. The first phase of the project simulated a foreign exchange spot trade and introduced a wholesale CBDC prototype to test whether using blockchain technology could improve speed, cost, and access to cross-border wholesale payments. The experiment found that payments could be settled in under 15 seconds and that the simulated ledger network enabled atomic settlement, meaning both sides of the transactions were settled either simultaneously or not at all - slashing risks.
VMware is prepping client software for individual devices to connect to its SD-WAN services without the need for remote-access VPNs. Aimed at the work-from-home or hybrid worker, the company will launch VMware SD-WAN Client software that provides secure access to PCs and mobile devices, and provides management, visibility, and policy support as if they were in the office.
Security is a key area of focus for multi-cloud vendors, as data is no longer primarily hosted onsite in private data centers and instead moved to not one but multiple clouds. Here are the top 6 multi-cloud security solutions: 1) Amazon Web Services; 2) Microsoft Azure; 3) Google Cloud Platform; 4) Cloudflare; 5) Oracle; and 6) IBM.
Conversational AI is likely the largest AI technology impacting the contact center. It is used to power chatbots, sentiment scoring, agent coaching, and more. The author argues that no one really likes talking to machines, so maybe we should revisit how bots should sound. He says that you can create a more human interaction by simply adjusting the gender, tone, and sass in the sound of your bots.