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Email drains 5 hours of worker's time every day, Adobe finds

Dive Brief: The average worker spends five hours a day looking at email, according to a survey on email use from Adobe released Wednesday. The study, which surveyed 1,002 adults in the U.S., found people devote almost three and a half hours…

400 Million Medical Radiological Images Exposed on the Internet - CloudTweaks

An analysis of medical image storage systems exposed to the public web reveals that almost 600 servers in 52 countries are completely unprotected against unauthorized access. Audited systems were unpatched against thousands of vulnerabilities,…

Oracle, Microsoft play nice on the collaboration front

Dive Brief: Oracle is expanding its partnership with Microsoft, offering an integration of Oracle Digital Assistant for Microsoft Teams, according to a company announcement.  The partnership is further cementing the way customers handle workloads…

Yum Brands taps Walmart CIO for global digital, tech strategy

Dive Brief: Clay Johnson, EVP and enterprise CIO for Walmart, is leaving to become Yum Brands chief digital and technology officer effective Oct. 15, according to an announcement. Johnson will also oversee Yum Brands' technology risk management…

At half of businesses, public cloud data use expected to rise next year

Dive Brief: Over half (54%) of IT managers expect the volume of data they store in public cloud servers to increase in the next 12 months, according to a study published Tuesday by the Harvard Business Review and enterprise data company Cloudera. Though…

How IT Operations Can Survive and Thrive in a Multi-cloud World

IT operations teams are contending with the reality that growing volumes of workloads are running across multiple cloud services. While multi-cloud environments are growing ubiquitous, many IT operations teams are still trying to get by with…

Target tackles identity and access management with zero trust

Dive Brief: When designing an identity ecosystem, companies need a clear line of separation between business relationships and the general workforce. The line should be defined by a "need to know" classification and reinforced with zero trust,…

Skepticism slows cloud and SaaS adoption

Instead of pursuing commercial off-the-shelf software, companies are leaning on cloud-based software as a service, simultaneously replacing on-premise data centers with the cloud.  Chief information security officers have taken notice and…

Blockchain adoption will remain elusive for financial services industry until 2022, Gartner says

Dive Brief: Immature blockchain interoperability standards will prevent the technology's widespread, short-term deployment in the financial services industry, according to analysts from Gartner, presenting research at the Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo in…

Amazon Expands Chicago Tech Hub and Announces Plans to Create 400 New Tech Jobs - CloudTweaks

Amazon to double its tech workforce in downtown Chicago Tomorrow, September 17th, Amazon will hold ‘Amazon Career Day’ event in Chicago for job seekers to learn more about the hundreds of open positions across Illinois—candidates…

10 lessons Fannie Mae learned redesigning its security network

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Fannie Mae was at a standstill, stuck between risk and a flat network.  The lending company's data centers were split into zones with traffic traveling through choke points. But it was maxed out because zones were…

Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple asked to turn over internal documents - CloudTweaks

The US government’s investigations into big tech widened on Friday as lawmakers announced they were seeking internal documents from Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple. Letters went out to the four companies on Friday from the leaders of the…