Taking on the tech giants: the lawyer fighting the power of algorithmic systems | Social networking

In July 2019, Cori Crider, a lawyer, investigator and activist, was introduced to a former Facebook employee whose work monitoring graphic content on the world’s largest social media platform had left deep psychological scars. As the moderator described the fallout of spending each day watching gruesome footage, Crider was first Continue Reading

Nutanix Appoints New Systems Engineering Director for Sub-Saharan Africa – Tempemail

Nutanix has appointed James Sturrock as Systems Engineering Director for Western Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa (WEURSSA). He will be responsible for all technical resources in the WEURSSA region as they engage with end-users and channel and OEM partners. Commenting on his appointment, Sturrock says “I am thrilled to be taking on Continue Reading

Nutanix Appoints New VP of Systems Engineering – Tempemail

Nutanix has announced the appointment of Rob Tribe as Vice President of Systems Engineering, for the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region. In his new position, he will play a strategic role in supporting Nutanix’s expansion in EMEA, whilst assuming overall responsibility for the company’s growing team of systems Continue Reading

TT100 Awards Interview: Spark ATM Systems – Tempemail

Established in 2005, Spark ATM Systems is an independent ATM deployer in South Africa, with over 4 000 ATM installations countrywide. From its head office in Cape Town, the company’s dedicated team co-ordinates its expanding ATM network, including sales, installation, maintenance, monitoring and reporting activities. What is the core focus Continue Reading

Microsoft Says Its Systems Were Also Breached in Massive SolarWinds Hack – Tempemail

The massive state-sponsored espionage campaign that compromised software maker SolarWinds also targeted Microsoft, as the unfolding investigation into the hacking spree reveals the incident may have been far more wider in scope, sophistication, and impact than previously thought. News of Microsoft’s compromise was first reported by Reuters, which also said Continue Reading

The Most Secure Linux for Embedded Systems- Tempemail

By Dan Noland, Star Lab Don’t get upset. We fully acknowledge that the hard-working people who make enterprise type Linux distributions want to help their customers achieve secure systems and they strive to improve the security posture of their distributions all the time. However, there are two major areas where Continue Reading

Researchers Warn of Critical Flaws Affecting Industrial Automation Systems – Tempemail

A critical vulnerability uncovered in Real-Time Automation’s (RTA) 499ES EtherNet/IP (ENIP) stack could open up the industrial control systems to remote attacks by adversaries. RTA’s ENIP stack is one of the widely used industrial automation devices and is billed as the “standard for factory floor I/O applications in North America.” Continue Reading

RansomEXX Trojan attacks Linux systems- Tempemail

We recently discovered a new file-encrypting Trojan built as an ELF executable and intended to encrypt data on machines controlled by Linux-based operating systems. After the initial analysis we noticed similarities in the code of the Trojan, the text of the ransom notes and the general approach to extortion, which Continue Reading

Assured Multicore Partitioning for FACE Systems- Tempemail

Introduction The Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) consortium annually hosts a Technical Interchange Meeting and Exhibition. This year’s event was originally scheduled for September but has been postponed until March due to COVID-19. Leading up to the FACE event, Tempemail and Rapita Systems are providing some background on the FACE Continue Reading

FBI, DHS Warn Of Possible Major Ransomware Attacks On Healthcare Systems – Tempemail

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Departments of Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a joint alert Wednesday warning of an “imminent” increase in ransomware and other cyberattacks against hospitals and healthcare providers. “Malicious cyber actors are targeting the [Healthcare and Public Health] Sector with TrickBot Continue Reading