Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)

Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)

Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) is a security standard for users of computing devices equipped with wireless internet connections. WPA was developed by the Wi-Fi Alliance to provide more sophisticated data encryption and… more

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May 9, 2018

interconnection

Interconnection is a strategy for ensuring that businesses can privately, securely and directly exchange digital information. The approach, which emerged from attempts to solve the challenge of globally scaling the internet, involves… more

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May 9, 2018

VMware vRealize Log Insight (formerly vCenter Log Insight)

VRealize Log Insight features

Log Insight gives administrators the ability to manage infrastructure, consolidate logs, monitor and troubleshoot vSphere and IT environments, as well as perform… more

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April 30, 2018

stateful app

A stateful app is a program that saves client data from the activities of one session for use in the next session. The data that is saved is called the application’s state.

Apps can be stateful or stateless. When an app is… more

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April 10, 2018

zombie VM

A zombie VM is a virtual machine that is created, often for a particular purpose, and is forgotten when it is no longer needed for that purpose. As a result, the VM continues to consume resources while performing no useful work. The… more

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April 8, 2018

cyberextortion

Cyberextortion cases

In addition to the 2017 cyberextortion attacks against Netflix and HBO, there have been other notable instances of cyberextortion.

In 2015, Ashley Madison was attacked by hacktivists calling themselves the Impact… more

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April 3, 2018

Oracle Autonomous Database

Features of Oracle Autonomous Database

Because of its machine learning functionality, Oracle Autonomous Database is able to assimilate the information that it needs to take care of itself. For example, the autonomous… more

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April 3, 2018

native app

Native applications and platforms

The term native app is used to refer to platforms such as Mac and PC, with examples such as the Photos, Mail or Contacts applications that are preinstalled and configured on every Apple computer. However,… more

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March 29, 2018

Now data center interconnect lets traffic ride the cloud

Now data center interconnect lets traffic ride the cloud

Current cloud data center interconnect options highlight both the evolution of the enterprise’s relationship to the cloud and the evolution of the internet and WANs.

Although most… more

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March 23, 2018

Siri

History and development

Siri derived from a combination of multiple sources, projects and technologies. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) funded the Cognitive Assistant that Learns and Organizes (CALO) project, aiming to… more

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March 22, 2018