Were you busy last week? Here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 2/8/2016!
Verizon notified its cloud customers that it will be shutting down its public cloud offering and is giving those customers two months to move their data or lose it forever. This week's hacking news included a Los Angeles hospital being struck by ransomware leaving it unable to access patient records (good example of why organizations need to backup data), a hacker aligned with Anonymous releasing sensitive information from a Turkish national police database, and the emergence of a new strain of ransomware nicknamed "Locky." Apple CEO Tim Cook has written an open letter to customers warning them of a dangerous request from the FBI to effectively create a backdoor into iPhones in an attempt to crack into the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters. Most enterprises are planning to boost cloud use this year, the superman memory crystal could hold the future of data storage, containers are making their mark in the enterprise, and more top news from this week!
Tech News Recap
- Verizon Shutting Down Public Cloud, Gives Two Months to Move Data
- LA Hospital Servers Shut Down By Ransomware
- Apple Fights 'Dangerous' FBI Order For Backdoor Into San Bernardino Shooter iPhone
- Anonymous: Hacker unleashes 17.8GB trove of data from Turkish national police server
- Most enterprises plan to boost cloud use this year
- "Locky" ransomeware: What you need to know
- Using the Cloud for Disaster Recovery
- Containers Make Their Mark in the Enterprise
- The 'Superman memory crystal' could hold the future of data storage
- Nutanix Squeezes Lots More Performance From Servers-San Hybrid
- Cloud computing: Here comes the shift from price war to feature war
- Netflix Now Running Its Movies Exclusively on AWS
- NFL CIO: Super Bowl 50 Tech Was A Game-Changer
[On Demand Webinar] Microsoft Office 365: Expectations vs. Reality. Strategies for Migrating & Supporting Mobile Workforces.
By Ben Stephenson, Emerging Media Specialist