Stories by Thor Olavsrud

What is MANRS and does your network have it?

The Internet Society's Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) initiative is designed to provide measures to improve the resilience and security of the internet's routing infrastructure to keep it safe for businesses and consumers.

Written by Thor Olavsrud14 Oct. 16 00:41

How IoT makes electricity generation more efficient

With the help of GE Power, the New York Power Authority is leveraging sensors and predictive analytics to reduce unplanned downtime and make its 16 generating facilities and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines more efficient.

Written by Thor Olavsrud10 Oct. 16 22:45

IBM invests $200 million in Watson IoT AI business

Citing escalating demand from customers looking to transform their operations with Internet of Things and artificial intelligence technologies, IBM makes a $200 million investment in the IBM Watson IoT global headquarters in Munich.

Written by Thor Olavsrud05 Oct. 16 03:21

MariaDB reduce admin overhead for DevOps teams

New version of MaxScale software adds support for data streaming, enterprise security and high availability to cut administration overhead for DevOps teams.

Written by Thor Olavsrud04 Oct. 16 08:00

How to protect your mission-critical information

A new report by the Information Security Forum (ISF) outlines the steps you can take to determine your mission-critical information assets &and create customized plans for protecting them.

Written by Thor Olavsrud22 Sept. 16 02:11

ISF consulting services seek to strengthen cyber resilience

The Information Security Forum has announced its global ISF Consultancy Services, which offer short-term customized professional support and training to help organizations build cyber resilience and improve their security posture.

Written by Thor Olavsrud21 Sept. 16 02:57

SAP makes HANA available on the PC and offline

Seeking to make it simpler for developers to experiment with SAP HANA and prototype and build applications on the platform, SAP announced an express edition that you can use for free on a desktop or laptop as well as a new personal edition of SAP Web IDE you can use offline.

Written by Thor Olavsrud19 Sept. 16 23:56

SAS adds cognitive computing support

At Analytics Experience in Las Vegas yesterday, SAS unveiled SAS Visual Investigator and SAS Visual Data Mining and Machine Learning for the Viya analytics platform. .

Written by Thor Olavsrud13 Sept. 16 22:38

Security an afterthought in connected home, wearable devices

In a survey of publicly reported vulnerabilities for consumer connected-home and wearable technology products between November 2015 and July 2016, the nonprofit Online Trust Alliance found that all of potential problems could have been easily avoided..

Written by Thor Olavsrud08 Sept. 16 23:40

Carnegie Mellon University helps you control your privacy

Managing your personal data in the digital age has become almost impossible. But Carnegie Mellon University has found that a combination of natural language processing, privacy preference modeling, machine lanuguage, crowdsourcing and privacy interface design may make the impossible possible.

Written by Thor Olavsrud08 Sept. 16 04:11

How blockchain will disrupt your business

There are still challenges to overcome, but blockchain technology stands poised to rewrite how business is conducted if its potential is achieved. Are you ready?

Written by Thor Olavsrud05 Sept. 16 22:00