Still not dead: The mainframe hangs on, sustained by Linux and hybrid cloud

The mainframe has been declared “dead”, “morphed” and “transformed” so many times over the years sometimes it’s sometimes hard to believe the Big Iron still has an identity in the enterprise world.But clearly it does and in a major way, too. [ Lessons on diversity in IT: 10 professional organizations focused on diversity in tech • Being Black in IT: 3 tech leaders share their stories • Gender gapped: The state of gender diversity in IT • Māori participation in IT: diversity insights for CIOs everywhere • IT snapshot: Ethnic diversity in the tech industry ]
Take recent news as an example: According to IBM, 75% of the top 20 global banks are running the newest z15 mainframe, and the IBM Systems Group reported a 68% gain in Q2 IBM Z revenue year-over-year.To read this article in full, please click here READ MORE HERE…

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Microsoft Office 365—Do you have a false sense of cloud security?

Security is not just flipping the switch of security features to “on” and think you are done. DART explores the concept of having a false sense of security when securing your cloud environments.
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Fixing cloud migration: What goes wrong and why?

  The cloud space has been evolving for almost a decade. As a company we’re a major cloud user ourselves. That means we’ve built up a huge amount of in-house expertise over the years around cloud migration — including common challenges and perspectives on how organizations can best approach projects to improve success rates. As…
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Cloud Security Is Simple, Absolutely Simple.

“Cloud security is simple, absolutely simple. Stop over complicating it.” This is how I kicked off a presentation I gave at the CyberRisk Alliance, Cloud Security Summit on Apr 17 of this year. And I truly believe that cloud security is simple, but that does not mean easy. You need the right strategy. As I…
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Automatic Visibility And Immediate Security with Trend Micro + AWS Control Tower

Things fail. It happens. A core principle of building well in the AWS Cloud is reliability. Dr. Vogels said it best, “How can you reduce the impact of failure on your customers?” He uses the term “blast radius” to describe this principle. One of the key methods for reducing blast radius is the AWS account…
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New study shows customers save time, resources and improve security with Microsoft Cloud App Security

Learn how customers benefit most from Microsoft’s Cloud App Security to gain visibility to Shadow IT and gain ROI on their investment.
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Are You Promoting Security Fluency in your Organization?

  Migrating to the cloud is hard. The PowerPoint deck and pretty architectures are drawn up quickly but the work required to make the move will take months and possibly years.   The early stages require significant effort by teams to learn new technologies (the cloud services themselves) and new ways of the working (the…
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Principles of a Cloud Migration

Development and application teams can be the initial entry point of a cloud migration as they start looking at faster ways to accelerate value delivery. One of the main things they might use during this is “Infrastructure as Code,” where they are creating cloud resources for running their applications using lines of code. In the…
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