Strategy and Innovation

APNIC Labs enters into a research agreement with Cloudflare – https://blog.apnic.net/2018/04/02/apnic-labs-enters-into-a-research-agreement-with-cloudflare/

Where will Microsoft spend $5B on IoT? – https://www.itworld.com/article/3268080/internet-of-things/where-will-microsoft-spend-5b-on-iot.html

CanCode recipients seeing investments pay off in Indigenous communities, underserved regions – https://www.itworldcanada.com/article/cancode-recipients-seeing-investments-pay-off-in-indigenous-communities-under-served-regions/403745

 

Networking

Low latency networking – https://blog.apnic.net/2018/04/06/low-latency-networking/

Beware the danger of alarm fatigue in IT monitoring – https://www.infoworld.com/article/3268126/devops/beware-the-danger-of-alarm-fatigue-in-it-monitoring.html

Getting Well-Connected via Equinix – https://www.netcraftsmen.com/getting-well-connected-via-equinix/

 

Internet Security and Privacy

The “Ronald Reagan” Attack Allows Hackers to Bypass Gmail’s Anti-phishing Security  – https://log.cloudsecurityalliance.org/2018/04/02/the-ronald-reagan-attack-allows-hackers-to-bypass-gmails-anti-phishing-security/

IoT security cannot be an afterthought: it must be the foundation of design – https://www.computerweekly.com/opinion/IoT-security-cannot-be-an-afterthought-it-must-be-the-foundation-of-design

GDPR: end user data loss prevention – https://www.csoonline.com/article/3268130/loss-prevention/gdpr-end-user-data-loss-prevention.html

What is a supply chain attack? Why you should be wary of third-party providers – https://www.csoonline.com/article/3191947/data-breach/what-is-a-supply-chain-attack-why-you-should-be-wary-of-third-party-providers.html

Popular VPNs Leaking Your Real IP Address Through WebRTC Leak – https://www.hackread.com/vpn-leaking-your-real-ip-address-through-webrtc-leak/

Two Steps to a Robust Security Culture – http://blog.isc2.org/isc2_blog/2018/04/two-steps-to-a-robust-security-culture.html

Oblivious DNS: Plugging the Internet’s Biggest Privacy Hole – https://freedom-to-tinker.com/2018/04/02/a-privacy-preserving-approach-to-dns/

 

Policy and Regulation

CIRA: Unintended consequences ahead should FairPlay proposal proceed – https://cira.ca/blog/state-internet/unintended-consequences-ahead-should-fairplay-proposal-proceed

Recent U.S. Legal Decision Reinforces Strength of CC Licenses – https://creativecommons.org/2018/04/02/recent-u-s-legal-decision-reinforces-strength-cc-licenses/

Data Privacy Policy Must Empower Users and Innovation – https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/04/smarter-privacy-rules-what-look-what-avoid

 

Open Source

GNU Spotlight with Mike Gerwitz: 19 new GNU releases! – http://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/gnu-spotlight-with-mike-gerwitz-19-new-gnu-releases

Building Our New Website: POSSE and Sharing on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and More – https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/03/building-new-website-posse-sharing-facebook-twitter-linkedin-google/

April 2018, “Community Choice” Project of the Month – GnuCash – https://sourceforge.net/blog/april-2018-community-choice-project-month-gnucash/

 

Data Centre and Storage

Interesting concept – “geo-partitioning of data” – New distributed database adds international and GDPR controls – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3267948/data-center/new-distributed-database-adds-international-and-gdpr-controls.html

 

Wireless

5 Ways WiGig Differs from Today’s WiFi – https://www.networkcomputing.com/wireless-infrastructure/5-ways-wigig-differs-today%E2%80%99s-wifi/951389243

 

Cloud Computing

Kubernetes 1.10: Stabilizing Storage, Security, and Networking – https://www.cncf.io/blog/2018/03/26/kubernetes-1-10-stabilizing-storage-security-and-networking/

Irony: Dropbox saved 75 million by moving away from cloud hosting – https://nextcloud.com/blog/irony-dropbox-saved-75-million-by-moving-away-from-cloud-hosting/

 

Telecom and Service Provider

CIRA: Canadian enterprises on Canadian IXPs – https://cira.ca/blog/state-internet/my-vision-canada%E2%80%99s-internet-canadian-enterprises-canadian-ixps

Hurricane Electric activates 100G waves with Aqua Comms subsea cable system – https://www.fibre-systems.com/news/hurricane-electric-activates-100g-waves-aqua-comms-subsea-cable-system

Equinix completes $800 million Infomart Dallas acquisition
http://www.lightwaveonline.com/articles/2018/04/equinix-completes-800-million-infomart-dallas-acquisition.html

 

Servers and Workstations

Best browsers for privacy and security – https://nordvpn.com/blog/best-privacy-browser/

Understanding Linux filesystems: ext4 and beyond – https://opensource.com/article/18/4/ext4-filesystem

 

eCommerce

Does Having Too Many Plugins Active Affect Your WordPress Site’s Performance? – https://www.elegantthemes.com/blog/resources/does-having-too-many-plugins-active-affect-your-wordpress-sites-performance

 

Resort and Hospitality

TrustYou Study: Travelers Are 3.6 Times More Likely to Leave a Review When Asked – https://hospitalitytech.com/trustyou-study-travelers-are-36-times-more-likely-leave-review-when-asked

Built for the Cloud: A Blueprint for Hotel Technology Success – http://hoteltechnologynews.com/2018/03/built-cloud-blueprint-hotel-technology-success/