Now available: Windows Server 2016 Security Guide!

This blog post was authored by Nir Ben Zvi, Principal PM Manager, Windows Server. Windows Server 2016 includes major security innovations that can help protect privileged identity, make it harder for attackers to breach your servers, and detect attacks so that you can respond faster. This is powerful technology, and Continue Reading

Gartner Names Red Hat as a Visionary in 2016 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP)

We are excited that Gartner has named Red Hat  as a Visionary in the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (MADP). Gartner’s strategic assumption in the report is that by 2020, more than 75% of enterprises will have adopted at least one mobile app development platform to accelerate Continue Reading

Join the Windows Server Tech Community

Launched at Ignite in September 2016, the Microsoft Tech Community grew to more than 50,000 members in its first six months, and that growth continues to accelerate. In this six-minute video, Anna Chu of the Microsoft Community team gives “a lightning tour” of the Microsoft Tech Community’s bells and whistles. Continue Reading

Research Report: Visibility and Control of Distributed Infrastructures Diminishing as Attack Vectors Grow

2016 saw continued cybercrime growth, including hackers breaking into government agencies, ransomware hijacking healthcare networks, high profile data theft, and massive global malware epidemics. Just one quarter into 2017, and things haven’t slowed down at all according to our Threat Landscape report. The WannaCry ransomware outbreak, which was a direct Continue Reading

Windows Server 2016 docs are now on docs.microsoft.com

We’re excited to announce the availability of the IT pro technical documentation for Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile on docs.microsoft.com. Why move to docs.microsoft.com? You’ll immediately notice our crisp new responsive design that looks fantastic on your phone, tablet, and PC. But, more importantly, you’ll Continue Reading

Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2016

Today, we are pleased to announce the availability of the Windows Server 2016 Performance Tuning Guide. This updated guide provides a comprehensive collection of technical articles with practical guidance for IT professionals and server administrators responsible for monitoring and tuning Windows Server 2016 across the most common server workloads and Continue Reading

cPanel Security Team: Cgiemail (CVE-2017-5613)

In December 2016, the cPanel Security Team became aware of potential vulnerabilities in cPanel & WHM following an investigation of the hints provided in the Shadow Brokers / Equation Group leaks. During our investigation, we found several vulnerabilities in cgiecho and cgiemail, one of which could be leveraged for remote Continue Reading

5 Network Security Challenges That Will Keep Financial Services CIOs On Alert in 2017

The financial services industry was a primary target for cybercriminals in 2016, and due to the value of its data, it will remain in the crosshairs as we embark on 2017. As a result, financial services CIOs will be faced with security decisions and challenges that will likely keep them Continue Reading

FortiGuard Labs Telemetry: Round up of 2015 and 2016 IoT Threats (Part 2 Home Routers)

In our last post Round up of 2016 IoT Threats we compared 2015 and 2016 global threat telemetry for IoT devices collected by our FortiGuard Labs. In this post, we will examine why home routers had a such a huge increase in IPS signature hits in 2016, when compared to 2015. Continue Reading

Q&A: Securing IoT in the World of Healthcare

According to IBM’s 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index report, cyber criminals attacked healthcare more than any other industry last year, with more than 100 million healthcare records being compromised. As the use of IoT devices continues to grow in hospitals, we talked to Roger Bailey about the risks, and how Continue Reading

Discovering Great Talent with Path Forward

In the fall of 2016, I was just beginning my job search. I’d been lucky to lead HR at a number of great cutting-edge technology start-ups, and I was looking for my next adventure. I wanted to find a company that wasn’t just a great business–I wanted one that was Continue Reading

Ransomware And The Boot Process

Since its discovery in early 2016, we have tracked a number variations of Petya, a ransomware variant famous for multi-stage encryption that not only locks your computer, but also overwrites the Master Boot Record. Petya continues to persist, and in this blog we will take a deeper look at its more complex second stage Continue Reading

Terminal Server Reporting For Microsoft RDS 2016

The release of Windows Server 2016 is the latest buzz in IT circles. IT departments around the globe are concerned about the pricing structure, features, and business value delivered by the release. Terminal server reporting is a critical feature for most IT departments in order to conduct real-time monitoring of Continue Reading

2017 and the Internet: our predictions

An abbreviated version of this post originally appeared on TechCrunch Looking back over 2016, we saw the good and bad that comes with widespread use and abuse of the Internet. In both Gabon and Gambia, Internet connectivity was disrupted during elections. The contested election in Gambia started with an Internet Continue Reading

Red Hat Reports Third Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. — December 21, 2016 — Third quarter total revenue of $615 million, up 18% year-over-year or 17% in constant currency Third quarter total subscription revenue of $543 million, up 19% year-over-year or 18% in constant currency Third quarter Application development-related and other emerging technology revenue of $112 million, Continue Reading

Red Hat Improves Scalability, Simplifies Usability with Latest Version of Production-Ready OpenStack for Enterprise and Service Provider Clouds

RALEIGH, N.C. — December 15, 2016 — Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10, the company’s massively-scalable and agile cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution. Based on the upstream OpenStack ‘Newton’ release, Red Hat OpenStack Platform Continue Reading

Red Hat Completes FIPS 140-2 Certifications for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

RALEIGH, N.C. — December 12, 2016 — Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 has received nine Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 security certifications from the U.S. federal government’s National Institute of Standards and Practices Continue Reading

EasyApache 13 December 2016 Maintenance Release

SUMMARYcPanel, Inc. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on December 13, 2016, with PHP version 5.6.29, 7.0.14 and 7.1.0. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2016-5094, CVE-2016-9933, CVE-2016-9934, CVE-2016-9935, and CVE-2016-9936. We strongly encourage all PHP 5.6 users to upgrade to version 5.6.29, and PHP 7.0 users to upgrade Continue Reading

Digitally Advanced Traditional Enterprises Are Eight Times More Likely to Grow Share by Committing to Advanced Technologies But Still Lag Behind Digital Natives

NEW YORK and RALEIGH, N.C. — December 1, 2016 — Bain & Company and Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today released the results of joint research aimed at determining how deeply enterprises are committed to digital transformation and the benefits these enterprises are Continue Reading

GitLab Major Security Update for CVE-2016-9469

On Monday, December 5th, 2016 at 3:59pm PST (23:59 UTC), we will publish a major GitLab security update to address CVE-2016-9469, a denial-of-service and data corruption vulnerability. More details will be forthcoming on our blog, including which versions of GitLab are affected. We recommend installations running affected versions to upgrade Continue Reading

How Your Online Retail Site Could Benefit from using Instagram

2016 has been Instagram’s year. It now has over 500 million monthly users (more than Twitter!) and 60% log in daily, making it the second most engaged network after Facebook. Instagram is also proving to be a near-ideal platform for brands – particularly ecommerce brands. 70% of Instagram users report already Continue Reading

Fedora 25 Now Generally Available

RALEIGH, N.C. — November 22, 2016 — The Fedora Project, a Red Hat, Inc., sponsored and community-driven open source collaboration, today announced the general availability of Fedora 25, the newest release of the fully-open Fedora operating system. As with previous releases, Fedora 25 comprises a set of base packages that Continue Reading

98.01% of sites on Cloudflare now use IPv6

It’s 2016 and almost every site using Cloudflare (more than 4 million of them) is using IPv6. Because of this, Cloudflare sees significant IPv6 traffic globally where networks have enabled IPv6 to the consumer. The top IPv6 networks are shown here. The chart shows the percentage of IPv6 within a Continue Reading

Red Hat Software Collections 2.3 and Red Hat Developer Toolset 6 Now Generally Available

RALEIGH, N.C. — November 15, 2016 — Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat Software Collections 2.3, Red Hat’s newest set of open source web development tools, dynamic languages, and databases. Red Hat Software Collections are Continue Reading

EasyApache 15 November Maintenance Update

SUMMARYcPanel, Inc. has released updated RPMs for EasyApache 4 on November 15, 2016, with PHP versions 5.6.28 and 7.0.13. This release addresses vulnerabilities related to CVE-2016-8670. We strongly encourage all PHP 5.6 users to upgrade to version 5.6.28 and all PHP 7.0 users to upgrade to version 7.0.13. AFFECTED VERSIONSAll Continue Reading

Red Hat Named a Leader in Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management

RALEIGH, N.C. — November 9, 2016 — Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has positioned Red Hat in the “Leaders” quadrant of Gartner’s October 2016 Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management for Red Hat 3scale API Continue Reading

PrestaShop 1.7 is now available: discover the next generation of PrestaShop

Throughout 2016, the PrestaShop team and our community have been working hand-in-hand to develop a new version of PrestaShop with some significant features and improvements. We’re incredibly excited to announce that 1.7 is ready to launch and available today at PrestaShop.com. Our goal for 1.7 is to help everyone to Continue Reading

EdLogics Addresses Health Literacy Gap with Linux Container and Cloud Solutions from Red Hat

RALEIGH, N.C. — November 7, 2016 — Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that EdLogics, a health education-based consumer engagement company and innovator in game-based learning, has built its digital health literacy platform on container and cloud solutions from Red Hat, Continue Reading

Red Hat Powers Network, Storage Performance with Latest Version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

RALEIGH, N.C. — November 3, 2016 — Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3, the latest version of the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform. This update to Red Hat’s flagship Linux operating system Continue Reading

GitLab Major Security Update for CVE-2016-9086

On Wednesday November 2, 2016 at 4:59pm PDT (23:59 GMT), we will publish a major GitLab security update to address CVE-2016-9086. More details will be forthcoming on our blog, including which versions of GitLab are affected. We recommend installations running affected versions to upgrade immediately. Please forward this alert to Continue Reading

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