Autonomous AI cybersecurity: defending as humans can’t

Cybersecurity and risk management hasn't kept up with cyber attack growth or digital concerns, demanding a new approach that involves threat intelligence software and AI-powered automation. AI-driven automation systems can identify dangers by user, device, or location with greater speed, scalability, and accuracy than what humans can handle.

Overwhelming volume and speed of cyber attacks

The frequency and number of security incidents demand a new operational strategy. This...

Cysec and Avassa to bring central cloud-like security to the edge

Cyber Security

Security software provider Cysec and Avassa, an edge orchestration platform provider, have partnered to offer automated, scalable, and secure solutions for edge computing environments.

As enterprises increasingly look towards a hybrid adoption of both cloud and edge infrastructure, there is a growing need for businesses to stay innovative and efficient across both centralised and distributed environments.

With Cysec and Avassa’s joint partnership, the two companies...

Netskope acquires Infiot to bolster edge security services

Cybersecurity platform Netskope has acquired Infiot, a cloud-based infrastructure company focused on the IoT industry.

The acquisition will give Netskope customers access to a complete secure access service edge (SASE) platform that integrates with security service edge (SSE) services.

As part of the deal, Netskope’s Borderless WAN group will now incorporate Parag Thakore and the Infiot product team. The Infiot sales team has also joined Netskope’s sales...

Telefónica Tech bolsters security edge services with Netskope integration

Interconnected Globe

Telefónica Tech, the digital business unit of Spain’s leading telecoms provider, is integrating the software services of Netskope into its security portfolio.

The partnership will enable Telefónica to bolster its end-to-end security and management capabilities, providing enterprise customers with secure cloud data access to support their digital transformation processes.

Francisco Ginel, global service integrators channel director for Southern Europe at Netskope,...

Critical edge security issues across industries: Cyberattacks on the rise

The digital footprint and increasingly distributed IT infrastructures of edge computing are larger than ever.

According to IDC, more than 50% of new enterprise IT infrastructure will be deployed at the edge instead of through data centres by 2023. The global edge computing market will reach $250 billion by 2024 at a compound annual growth rate of 12.5% in the next couple of years.

With so much data flowing and being generated by the millisecond, companies find it...

Blaize partners with Innovatrics on edge AI facial recognition solution

Edge AI computing firm Blaize has partnered with biometric solutions company Innovatrics to develop a low power, edge-optimised facial recognition technology.

Running on Blaize’s edge devices, Innovatrics SmartFace Embedded has been designed for access control and public security applications such as face detection, facial landmarks, and face template extraction.

Users can combine specific processes and deselect others to maintain a small footprint and use minimal...

US Naval Postgrad School to research edge technology with Microsoft

US Navy

The United States’ Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is collaborating with Microsoft to explore how commercial technologies like edge computing can be applied to challenges facing the US Navy and Marine Corps.

Nestled in California’s Silicon Valley, NPS provides graduate education on classified studies with the purpose of advancing the warfighting effectiveness of the US Navy.

Microsoft will become the school’s latest corporate partner, alongside companies such as...

Akamai combines its edge with Linode’s cloud in £664m acquisition

Akamai + Linode

Akamai Technologies, inventor of the content delivery network (CDN) and a security and edge services provider, has acquired cloud hosting company Linode for $900 million (£664m).

The goal behind buying Linode is to “become the world’s most distributed compute platform, from cloud to edge”. Akamai expects its addition will add $100 million (£74m) in revenue to its 2022 fiscal year.

Linode became known in 2003 for hiring out virtual private servers in the days...

StarlingX 6.0: Open-source platform sees Linux update, security upgrades

StarlingX

StarlingX, an open-source edge computing platform, has released version 6.0, featuring a Linux kernel upgrade along with security and deployment enhancements.

Offering a complete software stack for edge and IoT devices, the StarlingX project combines Ceph, OpenStack, Kubernetes, and other open-source packages with optimisation for low latency applications.

The platform’s main market to date has been telecom carriers such as T-Systems, Verizon, and Vodafone, but any...

CyberLink AI and ASUS edge computing unite for retail IoT solution

CyberLink FaceMe

CyberLink Corp., an AI and facial recognition company, has integrated its FaceMe AI facial recognition engine with ASUS's Tinker Board 2 computer to help improve security and contactless experiences in retail, public services, and hospitality.

CyberLink’s FaceMe developer kit is a cross-platform AI facial recognition engine ranked as one of the most accurate in the world. Optimised for IoT hardware, FaceMe seeks to bring highly accurate and flexible facial recognition...