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Microsoft: Linux Defender antivirus now in public preview, iOS and Android are next

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-linux-defender-antivirus-now-in-public-preview-ios-and-android-are-next/

4 days ago

Microsoft also makes Threat Protection bundle generally available.

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FCC forced by court to ask the public (again) if they think tearing up net neutrality was a really good idea or not

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/21/fcc_net_neutrality/

4 days ago

US regulator tries to hide embarrassment behind series of sudden announcements

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Market shift to public cloud drives Data#3 profits up nearly 42%

https://www.zdnet.com/article/market-shift-to-public-cloud-drives-data3-profits-up-nearly-42/

6 days ago

It comes as public cloud revenues skyrocketed by 77% for the half year to 31 December.

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Beer necessities: US chap registers bevvy as emotional support animal so he can booze on public transport

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/23/emotional_support_beer/

4 weeks ago

Both the hero we need and the hero we deserve

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Hapless 'AWS engineer' spilled customer passwords, keys on public GitHub repo

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/23/aws_engineer_customer_credentials_github/

a month ago

Only up for five hours, but that's plenty of time for the wrong person to spot it

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Hapless AWS engineer spilled passwords, keys, confidential internal training info, customer messages on public GitHub

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/23/aws_engineer_credentials_github/

a month ago

Only up for five hours, but that's plenty of time for the wrong person to spot it

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UK Home Office opens AWS cash firehose even wider with £100m public cloud services deal

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/10/home_office_hands_aws_100m_for_public_cloud_services/

a month ago

Every little helps, right Jeff?

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Effectual Acquires JHC Technology To Scale Public Sector AWS Practice

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/effectual-acquires-jhc-technology-to-scale-public-sector-aws-practice

2 months ago

by Joseph Tsidulko The AWS channel startup from the founders of Datapipe is looking to add more acquisitions in 2020 with $50 million in private equity funding.

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Senior health tech pros warn NHS England: Be transparent with mass database trawl or face public backlash

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/24/senior_health_tech_pros_warns_nhs_england_be_transparent_with_mass_database_trawl_or_face_public_backlash/

2 months ago

Son of Care.Data? Remember what happened to that first initiative. It didn't end well

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Azure founders reflect on Microsoft's first decade as a public cloud vendor

https://www.zdnet.com/article/azure-founders-reflect-on-microsofts-first-decade-as-a-public-cloud-vendor/

2 months ago

Microsoft's Yousef Khalidi and Hoi Vo, key members of the original Azure 'dream team,' look back on the ups, downs and lessons learned since Microsoft began working on its Azure public cloud.

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New AWS Awards Single Out Public Sector APN Members

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/new-aws-awards-single-out-public-sector-apn-members

2 months ago

by Donna Goodison Amazon Web Services honored partners with its inaugural AWS Public Sector Competency and Region Awards at AWS re:Invent 2019 in Las Vegas.

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Another senior Gov.UK bod makes a dash from public sector, falls into AWS's arms

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/11/another_senior_govuk_bod_rolls_off_public_sector_payroll_for_aws/

3 months ago

AWS tech academy, aka Her Maj's Government, trains next gen of Amazonians

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Reasons to be fearful 2020: Smishing, public Wi-Fi, deepfakes... and all the usual suspects

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/06/security_threats_for_2020_experian/

3 months ago

Too soon for New Year Resolutions?

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AWS Unveils Retail, Public Safety and Disaster Response Competencies

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/aws-unveils-retail-public-safety-and-disaster-response-competencies

3 months ago

by Donna Goodison 'We've had a lot of recent conversations about first responders and disaster response communities, and how we can help them,' AWS vice president Sandy Carter said. 'Previously, there was really no easy way for these customers to find the right APN partner with that specialized skill that they need to serve this market.'

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Avoid ransomware by moving to the cloud, says AWS Public Sector boss

https://www.zdnet.com/article/avoid-ransomware-by-moving-to-the-cloud-says-aws-public-sector-boss/

3 months ago

AWS has also used re:Invent to launch an open source catalogue for its government customers to share and consume best practices when operating in the cloud.

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Internet Society's Vint 'father of the 'net' Cerf dodges dot-org sell-off during public Q&A

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/27/isoc_icann_dot_org_vint_cerf/

3 months ago

Analysis Is ISOC 'severely harming' its reputation or ushering in a bold new future?

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T-Mobile US hacked, Monero wallet app infected, public info records on 1.2bn people leak from database...

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/23/security_roundup_nov22/

3 months ago

Roundup ...OnePlus also compromised, and much more

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Satellite operators’ shares plummet as FCC plumbs for public 5G spectrum auctions

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/20/satellite_operators_shares_plummet_as_fcc_plumbs_for_public_5g_spectrum_auctions/

3 months ago

You win some, you lose… 75 per cent of your share value

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Microsoft Azure Tapped As Public Cloud Provider For Salesforce Marketing Cloud

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/microsoft-azure-tapped-as-public-cloud-provider-for-salesforce-marketing-cloud

3 months ago

by Donna Goodison 'By bringing together the power of Azure and Microsoft Teams with Salesforce, our aim is to help businesses harness the power of the Microsoft cloud to better serve customers,' says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

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Public cloud providers' network performance wildly varies

https://www.zdnet.com/article/public-cloud-providers-network-performance-wildly-varies/

3 months ago

Which public cloud really is the fastest for you? There are many variables, but your network connectivity is a major one, and there are major differences between providers.

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