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Encryption keys too predictable, warn security researchers

Computer Weekly

Encryption keys are not as random as most people think, which means encrypting data is often not as secure as it could be, according to security researchers

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Testing is key to IoT security, says researcher

Computer Weekly

Building an effective testing process across all elements associated with a product is key to securing the internet of things, according to a researcher in the field

PowerShell security threats greater than ever, researchers warn

Computer Weekly

Administrators should upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft PowerShell and enable extended logging and monitoring capabilities in the light of a surge in related security threats, warn researchers

IoT security threat is real, says researcher

Computer Weekly

The security threat posed by IoT devices is not hype, says security researcher James Lyne

GDPR could ramp up cyber extortion demands, warns researcher

Computer Weekly

The ransom demanded for stolen or encrypted data is likely to rise after the General Data Protection Regulation compliance deadline in May 2018, according to a cyber security researcher

Explosion of Research Data Drives “Tipping Point” for IT Facilities

Data Center Knowledge

IT facilities design is being driven by increased demand for compute and storage, according to James Cuff, Assistant Dean for Research Computing in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University.

Researchers find potentially lethal car hack with no quick fix

Computer Weekly

Security researchers have discovered a supplier-neutral and stealthy smart car hack that can drastically affect the performance and function of the vehicle

Virginia Announces Research Commercialization Awards


The Commonwealth of Virginia announced research commercialization awards today, including many friends and readers of CTOvision, so we wanted to share this announcement. Governor McAuliffe Announces Research Commercialization Awards. Investments target research and commercialization activities to spur innovation ~ . RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today 38 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) awards totaling more than $2.8

Huge uptick in Zepto ransomware spam, warn researchers

Computer Weekly

Security researchers have raised concerns that attackers are gearing up for a massive Locky-related ransomware campaign

Paying ransomware attackers perpetuates attacks, says researcher

Computer Weekly

Continually evolving ransomware is among the threats organisations need to factor into their cyber defences in 2017, but only once they have taken care of the basics, says Kaspersky Lab researcher

Why CX Matters - New Research

IT Toolbox

I recently wrote a series here about collaboration and digital transformation, and it’s really just one of many intersections businesses must manage as the world around them becomes digitized. By now, it should be clear that there’s no going back to analog, and most of the disruption confronting decision makers has to do with transitioning from legacy to what’s in front of

HP sponsors cyber security research chair at Birmingham University

Computer Weekly

Five-year research collaboration agreement will support government efforts to address cyber security challenges

Poor IoT security could take down power grid, warns researcher

Computer Weekly

A security researcher who has exposed a series of vulnerabilities in IoT devices says he is concerned about systemic attacks that could take down parts of the internet or national power grids

Industrial control systems under attack, warns MIT researcher

Computer Weekly

Industrial control systems are under attack, and these attacks are likely to get worse, according to a security researcher and former NSA inspector general

Cyber security awareness growing within business sector, research shows

Computer Weekly

While awareness of cyber security risks is improving, fewer firms know how much an attack is likely to cost them

Researchers find gaps in IoT security

Network World

Researchers from the University of Michigan and Stony Brook University published a paper explaining a novel approach to IoT security challenges (pdf). The researchers pose the question: “What are the new intellectual challenges in the science of security when we talk about the Internet of Things, and what problems can we solve using currently known security techniques?”.

Accelerating Cancer Research Using a Big Data Approach


New to the CTOvision research library , Cray's Solution Brief "Accelerating Cancer Research Using a Big Data Approach." In this brief, Cray address the challenge for cancer researchers and offers a solution. A hypothesis from cancer researchers is that big data could be used to identify new drug treatments from data already available through the analysis of gene-drug relationships. Big Data CTO Health IT Cancer Research Cray Download Research Library

IBM Watson Researchers: Carbon Nanotubes Could Power Future Computers

Data Center Knowledge

Researchers claim they found solution to silicon's limitations Read More. Shared

DDoS attacks openly on offer for $5 an hour, researchers discover

Computer Weekly

DDoS attacks have become a commodity, and are available openly on professional services online marketplaces for as little as $5 an hour, say security researchers

Lancaster University begins datacentre research to establish cloud latency causes

Computer Weekly

Researchers, in collaboration with Microsoft and others, want to stamp out data processing delays in datacentres to improve user experience and energy efficiency

SAP Hana implementation pattern research yields contradictory results

Computer Weekly

Research into the user adoption of SAP’s Hana database platform and its S/4 Hana ERP system presents a confusing pattern. Storming ahead or running aground

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Researchers warn of new support scam malware

Computer Weekly

Security researchers have identified a new strain of support scam malware and a way of clearing up infected machines

IBM Research Unveils Silicon Photonics Chip Capable of 100Gbps

Data Center Knowledge

Making a big step forward in silicon photonics, IBM Research designed and tested a fully integrated wavelength multiplexed silicon photonics chip, which fully enables the use of pulses of light instead of electrical signals over wires to move data.

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Our New Differentiate With Digital Research Is Coming

Forrester IT

I’ve been quiet on here for a while because I’ve had my head down in a major refresh of our digital research. I can’t take all the credit. Far from it.

IR35 research: 85% of contractors will quit public sector if tax status changed

Computer Weekly

Research by tax advisers QDos Contractor suggests few public sector off-payroll workers would be willing to stick around if made to pay the same tax as salaried staff

The big four cloud firms are set for price war over serverless computing, suggests 451 Research

Computer Weekly

Cloud industry price wars could enter new phase, as demand for serverless computing services grows, suggests 451 Research

Researchers find trove of 1.4 billion credentials

Computer Weekly

Security researchers have discovered what is believed to be the largest aggregate database found in the dark web to date, prompting fresh calls for improved identity management

McKinsey AI research finds slender user adoption outside tech

Computer Weekly

McKinsey Global Institute research finds artificial intelligence adoption to be exiguous and experimental outside the technology sector, but registers rapidly growing investment

Gaming apps ‘main source’ of mobile phishing attacks, research shows

Computer Weekly

Analysis of 100,000 corporate devices shows more than a quarter of traffic going to phishing domains was from gaming apps

Cloud set to net a larger share of enterprise IT budgets in 2017, predicts 451 Research

Computer Weekly

451 Research's cloud and hosting market review suggests enterprise IT decision makers are preparing to ramp up with use of cloud and hosting services in 2017

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Cancer researcher gets Nodeum LTFS tape NAS

Computer Weekly

Belgium-based OncoDNA replaces IBM tape library with flash-powered Nodeum LTFS to provide file access to backup and archive tapes at approaching nearline timescales

AWS cloud dominance under growing threat from Google and Microsoft, says 451 Research

Computer Weekly

Latest Voice of the Enterprise report from 451 Research suggests competition in the IaaS market is hotting up, with Microsoft and Google posing a growing threat to AWS