Cloud Security Alliance Releases First in a Series of Critical Controls Implementation for SAP Guidelines

Document to help organizations securely migrate to operate ERP applications in the cloud

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today announced the release of Critical Controls Implementation for Systems Applications and Product (SAP) (Part 1), the first in a series of implementation documents focusing on specific ERP technologies. This document, authored by CSA’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Working Group, takes a more technical, granular approach and is designed to help organizations securely migrate to and operate ERP applications in the cloud.

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ZeroNorth Strengthens Software Security for Leading Auction Platform, Bidpath

Consolidated View of Risk Across Software and Infrastructure Accelerates Remediation and Provides Stronger Security Assurance for Customer and Regulatory Requirements

BOSTON – January 7, 2020 – ZeroNorth, the industry’s first provider of risk-based vulnerability orchestration for applications and infrastructure, today announced that the leading global auction software company, Bidpath, selected the ZeroNorth platform to strengthen its software security program. By orchestrating multiple software scanning tools through the ZeroNorth platform, Bidpath gains a consolidated view of risk that enables it to prioritize vulnerabilities, ensure remediation and demonstrate security assurance for customers and regulators.

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Nutanix witnessing wide adoption of hybrid cloud

Nutanix is a cloud computing software firm that sells hyper-converged infrastructure appliances and software-defined storage.

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Balakrishnan Anantharaman, vice-president & managing director – Sales, India & Saarc, Nutanix

With more CEOs asking the question ‘are we cloud-like?’, the outlook for cloud in India is bright, says Balakrishnan Anantharaman, vice-president & managing director – Sales, India & Saarc, Nutanix. San Jose, California-based Nutanix is a cloud computing software firm that sells hyper-converged infrastructure appliances and software-defined storage. “India is a hotbed of startups, who usually begin their journey without their own infrastructure. Enterprise adoption of cloud computing has grown significantly in recent years too,” he tells Sudhir Chowdhary in a recent interview. Excerpts:

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VMware Completes Acquisition of Pivotal

VMware, Combined with Pivotal, Committed to Connecting Infrastructure and Application Owners to Accelerate Software Delivery and Drive Business Outcomes

PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Pivotal Software, Inc. (“Pivotal”), a leading cloud-native platform provider. As a result of the completion of the acquisition, Pivotal’s Class A common stock was removed from listing on the New York Stock Exchange with trading suspended prior to the open of the market today, and Pivotal will now operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of VMware. The transaction represented an enterprise value for Pivotal of approximately $2.7 billion.

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BlackArch Linux 2020.01.01 Now Available To Download With 120 New Tools

BlackArch Linux developers have come up with their first ISO release for 2020. The latest version of the penetration testing and ethical hacking operating system, BlackArch Linux 2020.01.01, comes with 120 new tools.

Powered by Linux kernel 5.4.6, the new release also includes an updated installer. It is said to feature a number of improvements along with bug fixes to provide users with better hardware detection and support. As the developers put it, the latest release fixes the annoying ‘cannot open tools via menu blah blah crying‘ bug.

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How Kubernetes Has Changed The Face Of Hybrid Cloud

Since the time the public cloud has become prominent, there have been multiple attempts to bring parity between on-premises infrastructure and cloud infrastructure.

Open Source projects like OpenStackCloudStack and Eucalyptus aimed to become the hybrid cloud platforms for seamlessly integrating enterprise data centers with the public cloud.

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