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2017: The year of widespread SDN adoption and DDoS attack mitigation

What can we expect in 2017? Accelerated SDN adoption and sharper focus for DDoS attacks.

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Pay the ransom? You won't get your data back

Admins, act now to avoid ransomware and other forms of extortion -- you won't likely get your data back even when you pay

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Yahoo will become Altaba, lose Mayer after Verizon buyout

The change is part of Yahoo's transition to an investment company

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Windows 10 tips and tricks for Wi-Fi and networking

There have been many changes in Windows 10, especially since the first anniversary update last August, officially called version 1607. Here are some of the most important changes related to the Wi-Fi and networking aspects of Windows...

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MongoDB ransomware attacks sign criminals are going after servers, applications

Ransomware is lucrative, and attackers looking for new ways to extort enterprises are going after data stored on web and app servers, even SaaS apps

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Open source server simplifies HTTPS, security certificates

Forget expired TLS certificates; the lightweight Caddy web server handles Let's Encrypt certificates and redirects HTTP traffic by default

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The hottest products from CES 2017

CES once again promises to showcase the latest and greatest gizmos and gadgets, and Acer, Linkys, Lenovo, and others show their stuff

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Witcher 3 on a MacBook Air? Yep, with Nvidia GeForce Now

Believe it! Mac users are no longer limited to shovelware or aged games, thanks to Nvidia's GeForce Now streaming service.

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2016 IT spending cemented shift to cloud and security

The biggest losses were in datacenter hardware spending, but network security and wireless LAN saw major gains as cloud-first strategies come to the fore

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Trump’s FCC is set to gut net neutrality, privacy

Major changes are coming to telecom, in the form of more mergers, less competition, and other regulatory shifts

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Get 72% off NordVPN Virtual Private Network Service For a Limited Time - Deal Alert

NordVPN has discounted their popular VPN software 72% for the holidays. Use our link and see the discount applied when you click "buy now".

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Department of Labor sues Google over wage data

Google has refused to comply with a request related to its federal contracts, the agency says, putting its ability to win government contracts at risk

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Intel to ship groundbreaking speedy 5G modem

The company hopes to lay to rest its mobile chip failures when its first 5G modem ships to testers in the second half of this year

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Microsoft’s browsers may have hit rock bottom

Meanwhile, the Firefox come-back continues

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ZigBee's Dotdot language is the latest bid for IoT harmony

The new application layer defines how connected devices discover and learn about each other

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A lesson from network outages: Redundancy matters

Redundancy is important for infrastructure and third-party providers, not applications and internal services alone

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67% off Sabrent 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub with Individual Power Switches - Deal Alert

The thin, lightweight design makes this hub a great travel companion to expand one USB 3.0 port into four. Each port has its own power switch so you can control each port independently.

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30% off Logitech Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad for Internet-Connected TVs - Deal Alert

The Logitech Wireless Touch K400 Plus enables laid-back control of your TV-connected computer. Watch video, browse the web and chat with friends from your couch.

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