Yahoo confirmed it was the victim of one of the largest mega breaches in history two years ago when information on at least 500 million user accounts was stolen.
A new FBI ransomware alert urges victims to report incidents to federal law enforcement, gives defense tips and urges victims to avoid paying a ransom, if possible.
Before using open source security software, enterprises should consider the security risks. Expert Mike O. Villegas discusses what to do before using open source software.
IT pros face a variety of options when it comes to managing OpenStack -- and those options vary, depending on whether they take a DIY or vendor-supported approach.
Oracle turns to bare metal and containers to craft an IaaS platform that's friendlier for enterprise scale-out, but is it compelling enough versus entrenched public cloud rivals?
Initially, organizations adopted multicloud as part of their risk mitigation strategy. But today, it's about portability, flexibility and so much more.
Amazon RDS gives developers several choices for database engines. While each enterprise has its own needs, they must consider licensing, pricing and open source capabilities.
AWS Directory Service provides three options for running Active Directory in the cloud: Microsoft AD, Simple AD and AD Connector. What are the drawbacks of each AD option?
Automating software deployments is a key component of DevOps processes. Using AWS tools like CodeDeploy and third-party services, developers can automate tasks and reduce errors.
In a hybrid cloud environment, it can be tricky to ensure all of your applications play nicely together. Expert Tom Nolle helps you think through the process.
Expert Chris Tozzi identifies effective strategies and tools for securing each layer of the container software stack.
As businesses see microservices' benefits begin to accrue, IT may find itself facing a new set of challenges regarding implementation and continuing management.
From determining VM size and location to choosing the right storage options, there are a couple of things you should do before creating and deploying a VM in Azure IaaS.
QEMU Qcow2 and libguestfs' guestfish tool can help improve your virtual storage management practices. Read on to learn how they are able to work together in your environment.
Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V's Discrete Device Assignment feature, best described as hardware pass through, is easily utilized via these simple steps.
VMware has positioned itself as the management layer of data center integration by announcing new partnerships with major internet of things product providers at VMworld 2016.
Since version 8, VMware Workstation -- now in version 12 -- has allowed administrators to quickly and easily grant access and share virtual machines with other users.
Opting to use the VMware vSphere Distributed Switch can add flexibility and security to your virtual infrastructure. See if vDS is right for you with these tips.
The Science and Technology Committee accuses the government of being unclear on the benefits of gas and electricity smart meters, and mishandling aspects of the national roll-out
Wireless networking technology is heading out of the office and the living room, and on to the factory floor. We explore the trend
The emergence of software-defined hardware has given rise to the phrase “infrastructure as code” to describe the way these environments are managed