Hardware

Phishing training needs both broad and targeted approach, says report

Employees are one of the weakest points infosec pros have to deal with in preventing cyber attacks, particularly when it comes to resisting phishing. Yet after years of attempts to raise security awareness many staffers still haven’t grasped some essentials if security vendor ProofPoints annual ...

VMware acquires Nyansa to improve SD-WAN capabilities

VMware’s appetite for acquisitions hasn’t waned since it acquired Pivotal last summer for $2.7 billion, and this week announced its intention to buy network analytics software provider Nyansa. For an undisclosed sum, VMware indicated Jan. 21 to acquire Nyansa to bolster its network visibility a ...

Hashtag Trending – Top 3 hardware stories of 2019

Today’s episode is on my favourite subject: hardware. There have been so, so many cool stories to come out of 2019, but I’ll narrow it down to just three. After all, brevity is the soul of wit. First up, the chip war between Intel and AMD is on fire. 2019 saw Intel finally release its… ...

Cisco launches Silicon One, enters component biz

SAN FRANCISCO — It may be a surprise to some that Cisco has been designing and building its own chips for its networking gear for more than 25 years. The company hasn’t talked about that in the past, just about the systems that the silicon enabled. That has now changed – and so has the silico ...

I can’t believe BlackBerry is one of my top picks , this fund manager says

Where has all the love gone for BlackBerry (BlackBerry Stock Quote, Chart, News TSX:BB)? With the stock hanging around all-time lows investors appear to have deserted the Canadian tech veteran for greener pastures. Too bad, says fund manager John Zechner, because there’s plenty of positives to th ...

Intel details ‘Ponte Vecchio’ graphics processor

Intel has released product details for its first true graphics processor. Based on Intel’s Xe microarchitecture, the new general-purpose graphics processing unit (GPGPU) is code-named “Ponte Vecchio”, borrowing from the name of the oldest bridge in Florence. As opposed to churning out mind-bl ...

The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 32: Reflections from the Open Source Member of Parliament – A Conversation with Ex-MP David Graham

David Graham was not your typical Member of Parliament. A Liberal MP from the Quebec riding of Laurentides-Labelle, Graham brought a background in open source issues to Parliament Hill. Over his four years as an MP, Graham was seemingly everywhere when it came to digital policy. Whether in the Hous ...

NetApp unveils its Keystone

LAS VEGAS – The keystone of an arch is the stone at the top that holds everything together, and that’s what NetApp is aiming for with its Keystone program. Unveiled at the company’s annual user conference, Insight, Keystone offers a simplified way to achieve the agility of cloud infrastructur ...

Looking for opportunities in femtech

I recently froze my eggs. I was actually surprised by how much energy, effort and time was involved. It’s not as straightforward as taking a “fertility test” today and then deciding to freeze your eggs tomorrow. The entire process demands months of preparation – from getting your body to op ...

What IoT Means for the Future of Technology Businesses

What IoT Means for the Future of Technology Businesses Mert Yucesoy | Trust, Ethics, and Privacy, Applied Artificial Intelligence What is Io ...