Take a Network Break! On today’s episode we review a news story that says Yahoo put user retention ahead of better security controls. We also discuss a new browser security feature from Microsoft, as well as a Microsoft plea to get you to stop using SMB1.
The NBASE-T Alliance has approved an Ethernet standard, 802.3bz, for 2.5 and 5Gbps Ethernet over twisted-pair copper cabling; Microsoft goes with FPGAa; and hyperconverged systems are finding buyers.
Nutanix prices its IPO, Dell wants it both ways for converged infrastructure, and DDoS is going to continue to be a problem.
IBM buys a financial consulting firm to train its AI platform, and the oil industry shows IT why standardization makes sense.
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The Cost of Cyberattacks Is Less than You Might Think – Schneier on Security
Firefox tops Microsoft browser market share for first time – Ars Technica
Stop Using SMB1 – Server Storage at Microsoft
NBASE-T Alliance Celebrates Approval of 2.5/5G Ethernet Standard – NBASE-T Alliance
I.P.O. Values Cloud Company Nutanix at $2.18 Billion – New York Times
DDoS Mitigation Costs, Fails. Now What? – Packet Pushers
Project Shield – Google