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NIC Calls Out UK Gov for Foot Dragging Over Digital Infrastructure

A new report from the National Infrastructure Commission warns the UK Government not to “take their eye off the ball,” particularly after it identified that a large number of previously accepted recommendations (some related to mobile and “full fibre” FTTP broadband ISP connectivity) had yet to be implemented. The NIC’s Annual Monitoring Report is an …

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Amazon RDS for MySQL and MariaDB Now Support R5 Instance Types

You can now launch R5 instance types when using Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) for MySQL and Amazon RDS for MariaDB. Amazon EC2 R5 instances are the next generation of Amazon EC2 memory optimized instances. R5 instances are based on the Amazon EC2 Nitro System, a combination of dedicated hardware and lightweight hypervisor which delivers …

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Amazon RDS for MySQL and MariaDB Now Support T3 Instance Types

You can now launch T3 instance types when using Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) for MySQL and Amazon RDS for MariaDB. Amazon EC2 T3 instances are the next generation burstable general-purpose instance type that provide a baseline level of CPU performance with the ability to burst CPU usage for any period of time, whenever and …

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AWS Shield Increases Default Resource Limits For Advanced Protection

You can now use AWS Shield Advanced to get enhanced DDoS protection for even more resources. You can now protect up to a default limit of 1000 resources of each supported resource type: Amazon CloudFront distributions, Elastic Load Balancing load balancers, Amazon Route 53 hosted zones, Elastic IP addresses and AWS Global Accelerator accelerators. Source:: …

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7 mobile security threats you should take seriously in 2019

Mobile security is at the top of every company’s worry list these days — and for good reason: Nearly all workers now routinely access corporate data from smartphones, and that means keeping sensitive info out of the wrong hands is an increasingly intricate puzzle. The stakes, suffice it to say, are higher than ever: The …

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BGP: What is it, how can it break, and can Linux BGP fix it?

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is one of the most important protocols on the internet. At the same time, when it breaks, it is one of the most potentially catastrophic. As the internet grows ever larger and becomes ever more complex, having a well-configured BGP is crucial to keeping everything running smoothly. Unfortunately, when a BGP …

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Cisco warns on HyperFlex security vulnerabilities

Cisco this week identified two “High” security vulnerabilities in its HyperFlex data-center package that could let attackers gain control of the system. HyperFlex is Cisco’s hyperconverged infrastructure that offers computing, networking and storage resources in a single system. More about edge networking How edge networking and IoT will reshape data centers Edge computing best practices …

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Cisco warns on Hyperflex security vulnerabilities

Cisco this week identified two “High” security vulnerabilities in its HyperFlex data-center package that could let attackers gain control of the system. HyperFlex is Cisco’s hyperconverged infrastructure that offers computing, networking and storage resources in a single system. More about edge networking How edge networking and IoT will reshape data centers Edge computing best practices …

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HP’s President’s Day Sale Continues With up to 56% off Select Products – Deal Alert

In honor of President’s Day, HP’s online store has slashed prices up to 56% on various items, with free shipping included. On the list is the HP Pavilion Laptop – 15T which has been discounted $420 down to $579.99. The budget-friendly 14z laptop is even budget-friendlier at just $189.99, down from $329.99. The HP Probook …

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AWS Elastic Beanstalk Now Supports Managed Updates, Immutable Deployments, and Enhanced Health Monitoring for Windows Server Platform V2

You can now run your Windows applications on AWS Elastic Beanstalk using a host of new features with Windows Server platform v2. These new features include managed updates, a range of new deployment policies, and enhanced health monitoring and reporting. Previously, Elastic Beanstalk offered Windows Server platforms with only basic health and limited deployment policies. …

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Trial Connects Monmouthshire Village to 1Gbps Wireless Broadband

Several homes in the tiny rural Monmouthshire (Wales) village of Llanddewi Rhydderch can now access broadband speeds of up to 1Gbps thanks to a new 5G style trial, which has been supported by funding from the UK Government alongside solutions from Broadway Partners and Cambridge Communication Systems. Until now residents of the village have had …

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Cloudflare Access now supports RDP

Last fall, the United States FBI warned organizations of an increase in attacks that exploit vulnerabilities in the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). Attackers stole sensitive data and compromised networks by taking advantage of desktops left unprotected. Like legacy VPNs, RDP configurations made work outside of the office corporate network possible by opening a hole in …

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