The 11th annual Amazon Web Services re:Invent is now in the books. This was the first fully attended re:Invent since the pandemic — 2021 had a capped audience — and I was curious to see how well-attended the event would be. The “about re:Invent” post, written prior to the start of the show, claimed “over 50,000,” but I heard that it may have been as high as 70,000, which is at pre-pandemic levels.
Cisco Systems Inc. held its annual Partner Summit this week in Las Vegas, bringing together thousands of global partners to exchange ideas and learn about the networking giant’s most recent innovations. Cisco has one of the largest and most diverse partner ecosystems in the information technology industry, with about 90% of the company’s revenue flowing through its partners from more than 150 countries.
The term XDR, for extended detection and response, has been bandied about for almost half a decade. I believe I was the first analyst to use it when I authored this post in 2018. When I wrote the post, I had a very specific definition in mind, but like most things in tech, once a term starts to gain traction, more and more vendors bend the definition to meet their needs.
The concept of DevSecOps is simple: By integrating security into the DevOps process, businesses introduce security earlier in the software development lifecycle, enabling cyber protection to “shift left,” reducing risks and eliminating costly rework.
Ransomware attacks have grown by 80% year-over-year, as they continue to evolve in tactics and scope.
The findings come from Zscaler Inc.’s newly released ThreatLabz 2022 Ransomware Report, which uncovered a record number of attacks that have increased both in volume and the cost of damages.