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HyTrust and VMware: A successful SDDC must be policy-based

There seems to be general agreement now on the notion that a policy engine should be the "definer" in a software-defined data center. At issue now is to whom that engine should belong.

HyTrust attempts to harden boundaries of virtual data centers

A new feature from the access control provider borrows some of Intel's on-chip logic to produce a root-of-trust enforcer that enables virtual machines to be restricted to particular places.

Spotlight: Has mass media grown too big to cover Ferguson?

In a piece for his Web Informant blog this week, David Strom talks about how citizen-led news sources including Vine and Twitter have enabled more than a little coverage of the goings-on in Ferguson from the inside: from the point of view of someone in the crowd actually talking with citizens and confronting police, as opposed to some "anchor" on the street corner filling time between commercials and justifying his "lower-third" graphics.

Spotlight: Why make Microsoft pick whether to violate EU or US law?

For  eWeek  over the weekend, Wayne Rash presents exclusive news that the European Commission is considering approaching the U.S. Justice Dept. about its concerns over a U.S. court ruling forcing Microsoft to turn over data on one of its customers--data that had been stored on one of its Ireland-based servers

IPv4 size barrier for routing tables may be hit this week

The number of direct connections between two points at the core of the IP network may already have exceeded the allotted memory for many of the net's installed routers. When do things start crashing?

IBM acquires cloud security company, Lighthouse

Hot on the heels of the acquisition of access management company  CrossIde as, comes the news that IBM has also pocketed cloud security provider Lighthouse Security Group. The new addition to the IBM family provides methods for the dispersed workforce of its customers to access sensitive data from anywhere.

Facebook security acquisition points to something like a CDN

A small acquisition in the security space lends new evidence to the poorly-kept secret that the parent company of Instagram is building up security for its content delivery... rather, for its "edge network".

Intel hopes asynchronous OpenSSL will thwart future Heartbleed

Now that the dangers of an insecure session-layer security library are crystal clear to the world, Intel is one of the companies contributing improvements to its open source version.

Spotlight: Why should Europe concede that Google is the Web's gateway?

Supposedly the European Union's new data protection directive was supposed to protect any individual's right to keep her private information from being widely published. But in practice,...

Ponemon: Infosec pros focusing more on protecting info than technology

Read that headline again, because it's meant to be good news. Governance strategies advise businesses to focus on protecting information and helping people.