Pivotal launches Concourse for Pivotal Cloud Foundry

On May 12, 2017, the WannaCry ransomware cyberattack infected over 230,000 computers in over 150 countries. The attack affected hospital computers and equipment, halted automotive production, disrupted large telecom companies, and put highly critical national infrastructure (e.g., nuclear power plants, dams, railway systems, etc.) at risk.

Rackspace launches Privacy and Data Protection offering

Rackspace has launchedPrivacy and Data Protection (PDP), a new cybersecurity offering designed to help identify and protect sensitive data in a customer’s environment such as intellectual property, customer payment information and personally identifiable information, while meeting strict compliance requirements around securing data at rest. The new PDP offering represents a key part of a unified security operation approach that businesses need to help ensure their organisation is protected.

How advanced targeted attacks evolved in Q2, 2017

The second quarter of 2017 saw sophisticated threat actors unleash a wealth of new and enhanced malicious tools, including three zero-day exploits and two unprecedented attacks: WannaCry and ExPetr. Expert analysis of the last two suggests the code may have escaped into the wild before it was fully ready, an unusual situation for well-resourced attackers. These and other trends are covered in Kaspersky Lab’s latest quarterly threat intelligence summary.

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