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Jessica Lavery on
August 15, 2020
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Tech News InteNS1ve - all the news that fits IT - August 3 - 7

Staying up-to-date with the latest news and technology trends is hard. You’re busy modernizing your company, transforming your digital environments, and creating and executing strategies for helping your business compete in today’s hyper-connected world. How can you accomplish all this and keep up with all the technology news? It would take hours to slog through every tech and business publication to find the news that's most relevant to you. We did it so you don’t have to.

Tech News InteNS1ve provides a rundown of this week's news about IT modernization, tech adoption, and industry trends.

This week’s articles fell into broad categories such as security, connectivity, containers, and cloud as well the development and deployment of applications.

Security

IT security is just one area in which COVI-19 has had an immediate and potentially lasting impact on businesses. Phil Muncaster from Infosecurity Magazine reported that the increase in home/remote works during the ongoing pandemic has tripled the number of DDoS attacks targeted at home workers in his article DDoS Attacks Triple in Q2 to Target #COVID19 Home Workers

Jeremy Kirk reported in GovInfoSecurity how companies can use DNS data traffic to filter out potentially harmful requests that could lead to unsafe services, in his article Using DNS Data for Cybercrime Intelligence

Connectivity

Work from anywhere/remote work is becoming a larger conversation as companies consider the future of work. Joe O’Halloran reported SD-WAN revealed as key enabler for ‘new normal’ remote workforces in his ComputerWeekly article, while Chrissie Cluney wrote in IoT Evolution that the Rise in Remote Work Propels Network Visibility to Top Concern.

The rise in the cloud is often seen as the solution to connectivity, capacity, and collaboration challenges. Christopher Tozzi explains in IT Pro Today why Remote Workers Aren’t Always Served Best by the Cloud

Containers, Cloud, and 5G

Stories around cloud, containers, and other tech trends were heavily featured this week. An article from The New Stack’s Thomas Di Giacomo discussed how Kubernetes allows organizations to capitalize on containers from edge, to cloud to core. Mike Vizard from Container Journal covered a survey report around how containers are driving the microservices transition.And Michael Kollar from InformationWeek covered Shifting Cloud Adoption in the Enterprise

Application Development and Deployment

Applications drive innovation and increase business value, so optimizing delivery, development, and deployment of applications is crucial to the success of organizations. The New Stack featured two articles around application development, deployment, and delivery this week. The first was a joint article Alex Williams and Bruce Gain about How a Service Mesh Amplifies Business Value and the second was from Bruce Gain examining the Developer’s Struggle for Control.

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