Recently we were scared twice: Google reads our emails and with Microsoft Office365, users can be monitored. I was surprised that apparently there are companies that let people read e-mails instead of automatically browsing through content… but that’s beside the point here. More important is the recurring insight that whoever has data, uses it.
In August, OpenLDAP celebrated its 20th birthday while RedHat and SUSE announced the discontinuation of this open solution. But in contrast Univention have announced that they will continue to support and use OpenLDAP.
SEP sesam is constantly developed, adapted and optimized to the changing requirements of enterprise IT environments. The latest version, SEP sesam Grolar, offers extensions for virtual environments, now supports 6 hypervisors, new backup targets/technologies both on-premise and in the cloud and offers advanced security options.
UK based CensorNet has sold its MFA business (Copenhagen-based SMS Passcode), to US headquartered Entrust Datacard, who offer trusted identity and secure transaction technologies across the world. In addition to acquiring CensorNet’s MFA business, Entrust Datacard have made a strategic investment in CensorNet. This long term partnership will ensure both sides capitalise on the clear synergy that exists between product sets, particularly around CASB and user behavior/activity analytics.
NoMachine has announced the release of a major update to its Android and iOS app. The latest version launches the new native mobile interface specifically for smaller displays effectively transforming mobile phones into more powerful computing machines by allowing them to remotely connect to any NoMachine-enabled Mac, Windows, Linux and Raspberry server to stream multi-media files, view and edit documents, provide remote support to friends, transfer files and more.
As we always say, whatever technology you decide to use, make sure you are in control of your data. In a great talk, Univention CEO Peter Ganten showed us not a future dystopia, or a vision, but reality as it is right now. A reality where not we, but the largest technology companies in this world have control over our most valuable asset: data.