Eclypsium: Defending the hardware attack surface

CTOvision

Eclypsium protects DoD and federal agencies and contractors from the foundation of your computing infrastructure upward, controlling the risks and stopping threats to the firmware and hardware inside every laptop, server […].

3 Types Of AI Hardware

CTOvision

As AI chips become more pervasive, three primary approaches are moving to the forefront. Bradley Geden, director of product marketing at Synopsys, looks at how to take advantage of repeatability, […].

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Linus Torvalds Sees Lots of Hardware Headaches Ahead

DevOps.com

Linux founder Linus Torvalds, today at the KubeCon + CloudNative + Open Source Summit China conference, warned attendees that managing software is about to become a lot more challenging, largely because of two hardware issues that are beyond the control of DevOps teams. The post Linus Torvalds Sees Lots of Hardware Headaches Ahead appeared first on DevOps.com.

TechSoup's Growing List of Hardware Offers

TechSoup

TechSoup continues to expand our offerings of affordable new and remanufactured IT hardware. HardwareWe've got laptops, desktops, servers, monitors, networking equipment, hotspots, hard drives, audiovisual gear, headphones, and even flash drives you can brand with your logo. We think it's a good time to show you all we have for you to choose from when you need to upgrade your IT.

Broadcom Inc: Hardware and Software For The Modern Age

CTOvision

Broadcom Inc. is an American designer, developer, manufacturer and global supplier of a wide range of semiconductor and infrastructure software products. Broadcom’s product offerings serve the data center, networking, software, […]. Company Tech Titans Broadcom

Scrum Hardware: eXtreme Manufacturing Explained

scruminc

Scrum Hardware: eXtreme Manufacturing Explained. A continuously improving blast of new, high-quality products which get the marketplace excited, tests assumptions and makes money; That is the goal of Scrum Hardware. To Scrum hardware, we need fast design. To see a lap around the eXtreme Manufacturing technical practices, please watch this video excerpt from our Scrum Hardware course. Interested in Scrum for Hardware?

Designing computer hardware for artificial intelligence

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Michael James examines the fundamental drivers of computer technology and surveys the landscape of AI hardware solutions. Continue reading Designing computer hardware for artificial intelligence

Microsoft Hires Ex-Apple Exec in Charge of Wireless for Hardware

CTOvision

s former executive in charge of wireless technologies to work on mixed reality hardware and artificial intelligence technology. Caballero is working on hardware such as the HoloLens mixed-reality headset, according to […]. Microsoft Corp. hired Apple Inc.’s

The Dangers of Hardware Vendor Lock-in

Apstra

Hardware Vendor Lock-In: A Long and Messy Past. If you think about the beginnings of networking, hardware lock-in was the norm. Customers demanded interoperability between hardware vendors, and so came Ethernet which promised to be an open, interoperable standard. Yet hardware vendors convoluted the standard, and came out with proprietary routing protocols such as IGRP which were designed to lock customers into the hardware vendor’s equipment exclusively.

Hardware Root of Trust – Bios and UEFI

Security Innovation

Can you give a hacker your hardware and still trust that computer later? Yes - and here's how. Imagine that malware with root-level privileges has been found on a machine that you manage.

Agile Hardware with Embedded Software Development

Toptal

Agile has taken the world of software development by storm and has now started to creep into the hardware space. However, less flexibility, more certification requirements, longer development times, and other challenges require a managed agility approach to being successful in managing hardware products

Why Does Hardware Matter in a Software-Defined Data Center?

Dell EMC

Today, organizations with a modernized infrastructure (aka “modernized” firms) are much better positioned to handle emerging technologies than their competitors with aging hardware. Modernized firms can quickly scale to meet changing needs. They understand the importance of flexibility, especially when it comes to handling demanding applications and processing the insane amount of data inundating us from all angles!

Spotify begins testing its first hardware: a car smart assistant

CTOvision

Spotify is about to begin publicly testing its first hardware: a voice-controlled smart assistant for cars, meant to help Spotify learn how people consume audio while they’re driving. As part of the test, some Premium users will receive the device for free. The device, called Car Thing, plugs into a vehicle’s 12-volt outlet (aka a cigarette […]. CTO News

Exinda Network Orchestrator Hardware Update

TechTalk

The Exinda Network Orchestrator appliance is purpose built for Network Managers and Administrators who want one solution to manage the way users, traffic, devices, and applications behave on the network. With Exinda Network Orchestrator, organizations can ensure reliable application performance, identify and control bandwidth usages, and understand network activity. The newest model (4062v2) is a […]. Network

What Is Hardware Root of Trust?

Dell EMC

An explainer on the game-changing security feature inside every new PowerEdge server. As part of the PowerEdge server team, we use the words Root of Trust frequently. It’s such an important concept rooted in the foundational security and protection of each PowerEdge server. And, it is a key component in our Cyber Resilient Architecture. But, do you understand what it means and how it works? I didn’t. So, I sought out experts here at Dell and researched it online.

New Evidence of Hacked Supermicro Hardware Found in U.S. Telecom

CTOvision

telecommunications company discovered manipulated hardware from Super Micro Computer Inc. A major U.S. in its network and removed it in August, fresh evidence of tampering in China of critical technology components bound for the U.S., according to a security expert working for the telecom company. The security expert, Yossi Appleboum, provided documents, analysis and other evidence […]. CTO Cyber Security News

Agile for Hardware Development and other non-Software Development Activities

Agile Alliance

In this Lightning Talk Neal Herman described how our company uses Scrum, Kanban, and Scaled Agile to develop complex medical instruments and clinical assays. Process

We love ideas like this: Open-source hardware could defend against the next generation of hacking

CTOvision

Pearce argue that open-source hardware could be the ultimate key against cyber attacks that companies are trying hard to find on The Conversation : You must have heard about open-source software helping in fighting cyber attacks but imagine open-source hardware doing the same job for you in much better way. Read Prof. Joshua M.

Use Scrum to Say Goodbye to Risk in Hardware Development

Scrum.org

Companies who build hardware often ask if it’s possible to benefit from Scrum. In this blog, I will explain how Risk shows up in hardware development and how Scrum can help keep him at bay. Risk doesn’t care if you’re building software, hardware, clothing, or cookies. You have vendor and supplier risks delivering late parts or services, defective hardware or an end product that doesn’t integrate as planned with yours. Software cannot be written without target hardware.

You have always known there is a threat of hardware attacks: Get ugly details here

CTOvision

It is important to remember the threat of hardware based attacks. Bloomberg Businessweek has just run a well researched story into a hardware attack that is incredible in scope. They have always been a threat vector, but hardly ever in the news. Now that part has changed. The overall theme of the attack will not […]. CTO Cyber Security Cyber War News

Hardware VPNs or Software VPNs? What’s the Best Option?

Strategy Driven

When talking about VPNs, you might hear people referring to either “software VPNs” or “hardware VPNs.”. What Is a Hardware VPN? Hardware VPNs are devices with dedicated processors that offer VPN, and firewall features. To give you an idea of how hardware VPNs look like, here’s a good example – the hardware VPN from Zyxel. Let’s get one thing straight – hardware VPNs are not budget-friendly at all. Setting Up the Hardware VPN Is No Walk in the Park.

The history of PC hardware, in pictures

I'm Programmer

Here we know the history of PC hardware in pictures. See more: Awesome computer hardware chart. The post The history of PC hardware, in pictures appeared first on I'm Programmer. Blogs in pictures THE FIRST COMPUTER MOUSE THE FIRST IBM PC THE FIRST LASER PRINTER THE FIRST PORTABLE COMPUTER The history of PC hardwareThis article takes a look at the time when the computer apparatus we now take for granted was fabricated and what it looked like back then.

The Dangers of Hardware Vendor Lock-in - Part 2

Apstra

Avoiding Hardware Vendor Lock-in with “Software First” Intent-Based Networking. So how to avoid hardware vendor lock-in? Abstracting Away Hardware (and Offering Hardware Vendor Choice) Through Intent. Requirement and services definition is done at the system level without any dependency or selection of a specific hardware platform or device operating system. In Apstra’s case, we act as the “one throat to choke” without forcing hardware vendor lock-in.

Successful Hardware Strategies for a Software-Dominated World

Dell EMC

Now, enterprises could quickly update and upgrade networking functions without the need for expensive hardware swaps. Over the last couple of years, we have witnessed a massive transformation in the telecom industry with a shift away from proprietary, expensive IT equipment in favour of standard, cost-efficient computing blocks.

The big three in 2019: Apple, Google and Microsoft’s upcoming hardware year

CTOvision

While 2018 was a year of iterative updates, Apple, Google and Microsoft all released some of their best products yet, even if they weren’t as innovative as some would like. While many flagships went without any upgrades – we didn’t even see a new MacBook or Surface Book – devices like the MacBook Air and […]. CTO News

Boost Your Productivity With Clever Travel Hardware

Toptal

You can buy capri pants, cheap flip-flops, and boonie hats anywhere on vacation, but beachside shops usually don’t carry quality hardware that can help you be more productive on the road or save you time and money for more enjoyable activities. In this post, Toptal Technical Editor Nermin Hajdarbegovic takes a look at inexpensive and readily available travel hardware designed to boost your productivity on the road.

The Hardware Virus

The Daily WTF

Jen left her cube to head for the hardware "closet"—really, more of a room crammed full of cables, peripherals, and computer parts. "The hardware virus." " "Hardware virus?" Jen was a few weeks into her new helpdesk job. Unlike past jobs, she started getting her own support tickets quickly—but a more veteran employee, Stanley, had been tasked with showing her the ropes.

Different Types of ROM

The Crazy Programmer

ROM chips generally come built-in the external unit – just like flash drives or other auxiliary devices –and are installed in the hardware of a device on the removable chip. Hardware

Avoiding Hardware Vendor Lock-in with “Software First” Intent-Based Networking

Apstra

So how to avoid hardware vendor lock-in ? Abstracting Away Hardware (and Offering Hardware Vendor Choice) Through Intent. Requirement and services definition is done at the system level without any dependency or selection of a specific hardware platform or device operating system. Once the user’s intent is specified, the user has the flexibility to choose specific hardware devices and operating systems. Enter Intent-Based Networking.

Nutanix Enables Hardware Freedom of Choice With FleX

Nutanix

How Nutanix is able to run on so many platforms, both on-premises and in the public cloud

Building a SQL Server Virtual Lab in Windows: Software & Hardware Requirements

Datavail

Most technical documentations will start reviewing the hardware before the software requirements. Hardware Requirements. Your virtual lab is limited only by the host computer’s hardware resources.

The Consumption-Driven Economy

DevOps.com

Blogs ROELBOB food for thought hardware humor ipad satire serversThe post The Consumption-Driven Economy appeared first on DevOps.com.

Why hardware-defined can’t keep up

Nutanix

Learn why proprietary hardware, once essential to protecting a company’s innovations, now hinders – or even destroys – a manufacturer’s ability to compete

Why Hotspots Are Red-Hot Tech These Days

TechSoup

Operations The Cloud Digital Divide HardwareIt was in March 2020 when the pandemic hit hard and everything started to close down, including schools across the country. Schools having to hold virtual classes exposed a massive digital divide across the country. In 2019, the FCC reported that 21.3

Intel’s fully homomorphic encryption chip: Big science—bigger wait

TechBeacon

Security, Data Security, Security Blogwatch, Data Security, Information Security (Info Sec), Encryption, Hardware PerformanceWhat if a public cloud could process encrypted data without knowing the encryption key? That’s the “data-in-use encryption” problem. And it’s a hard one.

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Moving from Red AI to Green AI, Part 1: How to Save the Environment and Reduce Your Hardware Costs

DataRobot

Machine learning, and especially deep learning, has become increasingly more accurate in the past few years. This has improved our lives in ways we couldn't imagine just a few years ago, but we're far from the end of this AI revolution.

How Much Is Enough When It Comes to Backup and Disaster Recovery for Small Businesses?

Storagecraft

Uncategorized backup backup and disaster recovery business continuity cloud based backup and recovery cyber security file backup file folder backup Hardware MSPs rpo rto small businessData loss can lead to a closed sign on a small business’s door.

Beyond Software: When Agile meets Defense Systems and Hardware

Agile Alliance

Many defense systems are very complex and include hardware designed specifically for that system. As Government and Defense organizations embrace Agile development, one of the stickiest issues is how to integrate Systems Engineering and Hardware organizations into an Agile program. This paper describes the experience launching an agile development project and adapting Systems Engineering and Hardware Design teams to this environment.

Best of…: Best Of 2019: The Hardware Virus

The Daily WTF

Jen left her cube to head for the hardware "closet"—really, more of a room crammed full of cables, peripherals, and computer parts. "The hardware virus." " "Hardware virus?"

Server Security: Minimizing Risk in 3 Steps

DevOps.com

Blogs IT as Code IT Security hackers hardware security IT admin server access server control servers threatsServers located directly on the internet run one of the highest risks of being compromised.