Justice Department waves legislative stick at tech sector over encryption

If U.S.-based tech companies don’t find a way to allow cops with a warrant to access to encrypted communications — a move derided as a crypto backdoor by critics — the Trump administration may propose legislation to force them, according to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Addressing law enforcement officials at an anti-terrorism conference in Utah, Rosenstein went … Read more

VMworld 2017 Recap

VMware featured a number of great announcements at VMworld 2017 including VMware Cloud on AWS. VMware customers can now run new or existing virtualized workloads in the AWS cloud while maintaining their current VMware tools and skill sets. Read full news article on Trend Micro  

Palo Alto reports strong Q4 as it adds new customers

Palo Alto Networks reported strong fourth quarter earnings as the company saw strong demand and grew its customer base to more than 42,500. The security company reported a net loss of $38.2 million, or 42 cents a share, on revenue of $509.1 million, up 27 percent from a year ago. Read full news article on … Read more

Instagram hacked; data of top celebrities stolen and traded

Facebook owned Instagram said that unknown hackers have exploited a critical bug in its server and have stolen personal details, including contact, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers etc. belonging to top celebrities and are trading them on underground hacking forums. Read full news article on HackRead  

What’s New in Docker Enterprise Edition Webinar Recap

The latest release of Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) allows organizations to modernize Windows, Linux, and Linux-on-mainframe applications—all with minimal disruption. The release also allows organizations to run containers at scale with advanced capabilities around secure multi-tenancy and policy-based automation. Read full news article on Docker Blog