Dallas data center operator CyrusOne discloses ransomware attack

A major Dallas-based data center operator says it is working to restore service to six of its customers after a ransomware attack. CyrusOne Inc. disclosed the attack Thursday and said affected customers are primarily hosted at the company’s New York data center. The computer hack encrypted customers’ devices. “Upon discovery of the incident, CyrusOne initiated its response…

Software’s Accelerating Data Needs May Benefit From Intel’s High-Optane Push

For all of computing’s advances the past few decades, one aspect that’s remained fairly constant is the fundamental relationship among processors, memory chips, and storage, coupled with software designed to route data where it’s most urgently needed. New memory technology that reached the market this year in response to big computing trends could upend this…

Cybersecurity in the Age of AI

AI is reshaping the landscape of cyber defense. As new security fissures open up, threat analysts deploy more powerful tools to prevent and respond to attacks. Nicole Eagan, CEO of Darktrace, joins Azeem Azhar to discuss the escalating arms race in this new cybersecurity landscape. In this podcast, they also discuss: What security experts can learn from the…

Millions of SMS messages exposed in database security lapse

A massive database storing tens of millions of SMS  text messages, most of which were sent by businesses to potential customers, has been found online. The database is run by TrueDialog, a business SMS provider for businesses and higher education providers, which lets companies, colleges, and universities send bulk text messages to their customers and students. The Austin,…

101 DATA SECURITY TIPS: QUOTES FROM EXPERTS ON BREACHES, POLICY, NEWS & MORE

Data security is a top concern not only for enterprises and small business, but for everyday consumers as well. With widespread data breaches exposing everything from customer login credentials to credit card information to personal health records, consumers must be savvy about data security and take steps to protect their own information. Fortunately, there are…

Step by Step Install of Oracle12c RAC One Node On OEL 6.5 Using VMware

Description:- In this article let us configure Oracle 12cR1 One Node RAC. Below is the server details we are going to configure. High Level Steps:- 1) Pre-requisites for RAC Installation 2) SSH Configuration and running runcluvfy 3) Grid Infrastructure Installation 4) Database Binaries Installation 5) One Node RAC Database Creation Pre-requisites for RAC Installation:- Below…