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eWEEK Data Points: The RSA Conference 2019 is nearly here and with it comes discussion on a number of core cyber-security topics including DevSecOps, cloud, threat intelligence and identity.

New release of Palo Alto Network's core operating system platform adds multiple new features including a DNS security service and a Policy Optimizer capability.

Deceiving attackers is one thing, but getting information from an attack that can help improve overall defences, is even better.

Qualys is adding patch management capabilities to its Cloud Platform, providing organizations with an integrated capability to discover IT assets as well as manage and patch vulnerabilities.

DAILY VIDEO: Major airlines at risk from check-in system flaw, Wandera reports, and Dell EMC eyes the edge for open networking.

A new vulnerability in the core runc container code could potentially enable a malicious container to get access to the host operating system. Major vendors and cloud providers are already pushing out patches, but there are other things users can do to limit risk.

eWEEK DATA POINTS: DevOps has been a popular and successful approach to handling new-gen app development. In this article, CEO Fernando Areias of Liferay Cloud discusses the five trends he sees reshaping the world of DevOps.

The open-source Istio service mesh technology provides many security options, though a number of critical controls are not turned on by default.

DAILY VIDEO: Motorola rolls out next-gen Moto G7 smartphones, and researchers warn of a malicious container escape vulnerability.

JOIN US: This is a chat-based conversation about how IT is rapidly evolving into a new phase that may turn out to be as important as, if not more important than, the cloud itself.

NEWS ANALYSIS: To the current concoction of chaotic conundrums--tariffs, political discord, trade sanctions, IP theft and others--you can add the mix of emerging technologies not only disrupting industries but also dismantling the very walls that once separated them.

Three of the four new Moto G7 handsets, the seventh generation of the Moto phones, will be coming to the U.S. and to Canada.

Apple iOS and macOS users are strongly advised to update their devices as soon as possible with patches in the iOS 12.1.4 and the macOS Mojave 10.14.3 supplement updates, as Google warns of new zero-day vulnerabilities.

NEWS ANALYSIS: New satellites are aimed at low-latency broadband, IoT and voice communications using relatively low-cost terminals and equipment and providing improved speeds. The Iridium Certus 9770, which is about the size of an iPhone X, can be used for pretty much any type of data an IoT device might produce, including telemetry, pictures, voice calling and internet access.

MOBILE DEVICE ANALYSIS: As Samsung prepares to unveil its latest smartphone models to replace the S9 and S9+ phones, several analysts weigh in on what's to come.

NEW PRODUCT NEWS: Jamf and Azure Active Directory integration enables an end user can unbox a Mac, power it on and access all corporate applications after signing on with a single set of Azure AD credentials.

Artificial intelligence is becoming a standard feature of enterprise applications, but Cogitai said its new Continua platform advances the state-of-the-art by creating self-learning autonomous services capable of driving business outcomes.

NEW PRODUCT ANALYSIS: The IBM I platform (the second “I” stands for Integrated) is converged packaged software platform that evolved out of that legendary AS400, and it is even more amazing.

eWEEK is creating a new series of articles which examine all sectors of IT and present up-to-date research and analysis on the leading companies in each space. It's all designed for enterprise buyers of hardware, software, services and cloud products to have more and better information in hand when the time comes to make an investment.

JOIN US: This is a chat-based conversation about how IT is rapidly evolving into a new phase that may turn out to be as important as, if not more important than, the cloud itself.

TREND ANALYSIS: More elemental things—such as human emotion and social connectedness—play as big a role in determining the health and well-being of people as any lab diagnostic or surgical procedure.

eWEEK DATA POINTS: DevOps has been a popular and successful approach to handling new-gen app development. In this article, CEO Fernando Areias of Liferay Cloud discusses the five trends he sees reshaping the world of DevOps.

IT SECURITY ANALYSIS: Highly publicized data breaches, increasing vulnerabilities and new privacy regulations globally are pushing companies to increase spending on trusted IT security tools, staff, and hiring. But about a third of enterprises are falling behind in upgrading their systems.

NEWS ANALYSIS: New satellites are aimed at low-latency broadband, IoT and voice communications using relatively low-cost terminals and equipment and providing improved speeds. The Iridium Certus 9770, which is about the size of an iPhone X, can be used for pretty much any type of data an IoT device might produce, including telemetry, pictures, voice calling and internet access.

Fed with billions of words, this algorithm creates convincing articles and shows how AI could be used to fool people on a mass scale.

Last year a string of controversies revealed a darker (and dumber) side to artificial intelligence.

Technology is making people unhinged and violent. Can an algorithm stop them?

2018 was a no good, very bad year for Silicon Valley. Here’s some of the things tech giants should commit to do next year to avoid a repeat performance.

Every one of us will have a moment when global warming gets personal.

Gene information on millions of people is revolutionizing how we predict disease, catch criminals, and find new drugs.

It used to be that while Google wanted China, China really needed Google. Not any more.

From gene-edited babies to guaranteed-fatal brain uploads, it was a bumper year for technology misfires and misuses.