Strategy and Innovation

Today in Tech – 1956 – https://sourceforge.net/blog/today-tech-february-28/

Tech giants will probably dominate speakers and headphones – https://www.economist.com/news/business/21731872-smartspeakers-and-wireless-ear-buds-are-sending-audio-industry-horizontal-tech-giants-will

Fibre positively impacts economy and society, says FTTH Council Europe study – https://www.fibre-systems.com/news/fibre-positively-impacts-economy-and-society-says-ftth-council-europe-study

Information Gatekeeping: Not a Laughing Matter – https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2018/02/information-gatekeeping-not-laughing-matter/

See ‘Full Linux’ Running on a Samsung Galaxy Phone [Video] – https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/02/samsung-linux-on-galaxy-video-demo

A Mobile Version of the Ubuntu Operating System – https://ubports.com/ubuntu-touch/about-ut

 

Networking

Companies ready to spend on IT hardware again – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3258777/data-center/companies-ready-to-spend-on-it-hardware-again.html

How to deal with networking IoT devices – https://www.itworld.com/article/3258993/internet-of-things/how-to-deal-with-networking-iot-devices.html

Is NAT Evil? – https://www.netcraftsmen.com/is-nat-evil/

Wireshark: Configuring Interface Displays – https://www.networkcomputing.com/networking/wireshark-configuring-interface-displays/191755580

 

Internet Security and Privacy

It’s begun: ‘First’ IPv6 denial-of-service attack puts IT bods on notice – https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/03/03/ipv6_ddos/

CIRA: Defence in depth – as malware gets worse there is strength in layers – https://cira.ca/blog/information-technology/defence-depth-%E2%80%93-malware-gets-worse-there-strength-layers

Cyber threat to industrial control systems highest yet – http://www.computerweekly.com/news/252436129/Cyber-threat-to-industrial-control-systems-highest-yet

How to avoid security assessment cost overruns – https://www.csoonline.com/article/3258778/budget/how-to-avoid-security-assessment-cost-overruns.html

The ISC2 CyberSecurity “Lexicon Project” – https://www.isc2.org/-/media/ISC2/Training/The-ISC2-Cybersecurity-Lexicon.ashx

Talos Vulnerability Spotlight: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Document ID Remote Code Execution Vulnerability – http://blog.talosintelligence.com/2018/02/vulnerability-spotlight-adobe-acrobat.html

Cisco warns of Internet of Things, Supply Chain Risk – https://securityledger.com/2018/02/cisco-warns-of-internet-of-things-supply-chain-risk/

 

Policy and Regulation

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements, deadlines and facts – https://www.csoonline.com/article/3202771/data-protection/general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr-requirements-deadlines-and-facts.html

FOSTA Would Be a Disaster for Online Communities – https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/02/fosta-would-be-disaster-online-communities

Canada in ‘pretty good shape’ against cyber infrastructure attacks: Goodale – https://www.itworldcanada.com/?p=402407

Knock, knock. Whois there? Get ready for anonymized email addresses after domain privacy shake-up – http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2018/03/02/icann_gdpr_whois/

We need baby Googles, say search specialists… and one surprising VC – https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/03/01/break_up_google_demand_search_specialists_and_one_surprising_vc/

 

Open Source

6 open source home automation tools – https://opensource.com/life/17/12/home-automation-tools

GNU Spotlight with Mike Gerwitz: 25 new GNU releases! – http://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/gnu-spotlight-with-mike-gerwitz-25-new-gnu-releases

Announcing LibrePlanet 2018 keynote speakers – http://www.fsf.org/news/announcing-libreplanet-2018-keynote-speakers

5 open source software tools for supply chain management – https://opensource.com/tools/supply-chain-management

 

Data Centre and Storage

Which data center intrusion prevention systems are worth the investment? NSS Labs tests 5 DCIPS products – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3257629/data-center/which-data-center-intrusion-prevention-systems-are-worth-the-investment-nss-labs-tests-5-dcips-prod.html

 

Wireless

WiFi Design: Practical Shortcuts – https://www.networkcomputing.com/wireless-infrastructure/wifi-design-practical-shortcuts/2106518651

New 4G LTE attacks can spy on messages, track user location, and more – https://www.techrepublic.com/article/new-4g-lte-attacks-can-spy-on-messages-track-user-location-and-more/

 

Cloud Computing

HyperGrid lets you shop at 100 million clouds – https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/02/26/hypergrid_pivot/

CASBs and Education’s Flight to the Cloud – https://blog.cloudsecurityalliance.org/2018/03/01/casbs-educations-flight-cloud/

OpenStack ‘Queens’ struts into the spotlight – https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/03/02/openstack_queens_struts_into_the_spotlight/

 

Telecom and Service Provider

Coriant optimizes Hyperscale Carrier Architecture (HCA) for multi-access edge compute and cost savings – http://www.lightwaveonline.com/articles/2018/02/coriant-optimizes-hyperscale-carrier-architecture-hca-for-multi-access-edge-compute-and-cost-savings.html

 

Servers and Workstations

What is a hypervisor? – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3243262/virtualization/what-is-a-hypervisor.html

Lenovo introduces new water-cooled server technology (ed. water and computers, what could go wrong?) – https://www.networkworld.com/article/3258646/data-center/lenovo-introduces-new-water-cooled-server-technology.html

VMware might just have cracked the container market with NSX – https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/03/02/vmware_q4_2018/

 

Resort and Hospitality

Top Tech Opportunities & Challenges for Restaurants in 2018 – https://hospitalitytech.com/top-tech-opportunities-challenges-restaurants-2018