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Big Data Under Attack

Once again, everybody is talking about China. On Feb. 19, Mandiant, an American security company issued a startling report — the result of a six-year investigation — that makes the claim that the United Sates is in a cyber war with a 12-story building in Shanghai. The private security analyst concluded that the building is home of China’s stealth cyber war division, the People’s Liberation Army Unit 61398.

IoT – How the Internet of Things Is Driving a Knowledge Revolution

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAahAAAAJGRjNzVmMTZmLTczYzUtNGU4MS05MjQ3LWY3MmYwMDhjZmMwZgThink about a few things in your life right now. It really doesn’t matter what they are, as long as you interact with them daily. They could be your phone, your shoes, your watch, your car, your refrigerator, your garage door opener…you get the idea. What do all of these things have in common (besides you, of course)? Well, at the moment, they may not have much of anything in common, but within the next decade, you can expect every last one of them to have Wi-Fi connections to the Internet.

 

Three Smart Ways to Move to Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure | 10th Magnitude

For companies who weren’t “born in the cloud,” moving to the cloud almost always involves taking a hybrid approach in the near term. For instance, many companies in traditional industries such as law firms, banks and manufacturers, have legacy systems that can’t be moved to the cloud for regulatory
or technical reasons. And even with systems that are ready for cloud, you can’t move everything at once. Full cloud adoption is always a process.