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Katie Tregurtha
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October 8, 2020

Tech News InteNS1ve - all the news that fits IT - October 5-9

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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.


A recent report from A10 Networks found that DDoS attacks grew in size, frequency, and sophistication in Q2 2020. Babur Khan of CPO Magazine shares key findings from the report in his article, Threat Intelligence Report: DDoS Attacks Intensify in Q2 2020.

DDoS attacks are not the only security risk companies should be concerned about. Security researchers from Netlab have discovered two new IoT botnets called HEH and Ttint. Ryan Daws of IoT News explains how the new botnets can compromise IoT devices in his article, Netlab Researchers Discover IoT Botnets HEH and Ttint.

With security risks growing, it’s no wonder that SASE is top of mind for many organizations. Patrick Dunn of Security Magazine outlines why it is becoming an essential part of any cybersecurity framework in his article, SASE is the Security Trend of the Decade.

Cloud Computing

According to a new report from Aptum Technologies, companies that accelerated cloud adoption plans in 2020 have run into unforeseen operational issues, botched migrations, data governance issues and unrealized business outcomes. John Moore of Search IT Channel provides more detail in his article, Report: Cloud Adoption Journey Hits Snags for Many Customers.

Businesses with complex supply chains especially need to prioritize cloud adoption, according to Alex MacPherson. He outlines how cloud computing can make supply chains more flexible in a recent article for ITProPortal, Three Reasons Cloud Native Approaches Are So Hot in Supply Chain Right Now.

An emerging trend within cloud computing is the move towards “cloudlets”, or smaller, distributed clouds. Sam Bocetta of InfoQ gives an overview of how cloudlets provide a new approach to data processing in his article, From Cloud to Cloudlets: a New Approach to Data Processing.

Edge Computing

Adoption of both cloud and edge computing has accelerated due to the pandemic. In a recent article for InformationWeek, Cynthia Harvey gives a breakdown of some of the events and technological advances driving this trend. Learn more in her article, 10 Trends Accelerating Edge Computing.

And Kim Overstreet of Automation World provides insight into why the manufacturing industry in particular has prioritized edge adoption in her article, COVID-19 May Boost Cloud and Edge Computing.

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