For this week’s tech recap, we look at: Google Apps ban, unveiling massive cybersecurity initiatives, Cybersecurity skills gap, healthcare and data management with Microsoft Azure and Data Modeling unpacked.
In this Tech Recap, we look at the recent Google Apps ban, the unveiling of massive cybersecurity initiatives, the Cybersecurity skills gap, healthcare and data management with Microsoft Azure and Data Modeling unpacked.
Google Apps ban
This year, more and more individuals worldwide are keenly interested in cryptocurrency investment, more so after Bitcoin’sBitcoin’s exponential growth, drop, and development once again.
Scammers and cyberattackers have also noticed this momentum, and they’ve been duping users in the form of malware and adware-infested apps spread across the Google Play Store.
Google, Amazon, Microsoft unveil massive cybersecurity initiatives
The heads of Apple, Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM are among the business leaders that met with President Joe Biden at the White House this past Wednesday to discuss how the government and private sector can work together to improve the nation’s cybersecurity, according to a senior administration official.
The tech CEOs also met with members of Biden’sBiden’s cabinet to look at ways to build more enduring cybersecurity. At the same time, other executives will focus on critical infrastructure and the cybersecurity workforce.
The cybersecurity skills gap.
On the topic of focusing on critical infrastructure and the cybersecurity workforce, we must note that many vulnerabilities out there is the kind that only a trained security expert would spot.
Unfortunately, the lack of well-trained, qualified security professionals exacerbates organizations’ challenges.
The security talent gap is not getting any smaller, and people are coming up with some outlandish ideas for closing it.
The latest one is automated penetration testing – the idea is that we can somehow create bots that will probe enterprise defenses and uncover vulnerabilities.
Data management with Microsoft Azure
Sri Lankan healthcare and retail firm Sunshine Holdings is driving its digital transformation with a new analytics platform based on Microsoft Azure technologies, which it uses to consolidate data and provide analytics across its group of companies.
With the new platform, the business – which has interests in healthcare, agribusiness, fast-moving consumer goods, and renewable energy – has enabled its over 1,300 employees to make decisions based on insights and forecasts from previously spread data multiple siloed enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.
Data Modeling Unpacked:
This week, we hosted an exciting webinar on Data Modeling and how it directly impacts how we do business today.
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