In a strategic move to fortify the European Union’s standing in the global cloud computing sector, the European Commission has greenlit a substantial €1.2 billion state funding injection. The funding is earmarked for the Important Projects of Common European Interest (IPCEI) Next Generation Cloud Infrastructure and Services (IPCEI CIS), a collaborative initiative involving seven member countries: France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, and Spain.

The Linux Foundation-led Ultra Ethernet Consortium brings AMD, Arista, Broadcom, and others together to refine ethernet architecture, addressing the escalating network requirements of AI and high-performance computing. Pledging to enhance ethernet performance, the alliance will leverage ethernet’s adaptability, ensuring scalability and cost-effectiveness for diverse workloads. Aiming for a holistic tune-up rather than a complete overhaul, consortium endeavours will encompass detailed protocols, signaling mechanisms, and software solutions.

Rising Ransomware Costs Versus Cybersecurity Countermeasures Industry reports indicate that hackers are thriving despite advancements in cyber defense. The median cost of ransomware attacks has doubled to $26,000 over the past two years, with 95% of incidents resulting in financial loss ranging from $1 to $2.25 million. Social engineering and phishing remain highly effective tactics due to the human element. Senior leadership is increasingly becoming a cybersecurity threat. Governments and law enforcement agencies are taking more decisive actions against high-profile attacks, but these measures mainly deter hackers from targeting less coordinated markets. IoT devices used in DDoS attacks have risen to 1 million, accounting for 40% of global DDoS traffic, necessitating stronger network security and awareness. Despite improved measures, hackers are expected to continue succeeding. Read the full article Viasat Selected for AFRL’s ARBALEST Program: Enhancing Tactical Space Connectivity Viasat Inc., a global communications company, has been chosen by the…

Over the past decade, there have been so many advancements that it is difficult to keep up with all the technological breakthroughs. This journey has been thrilling and every invention delivers new technology at a rapid pace. It is critical to look to the future for clues as to where technology will take the society next. And this decade is shaping up to be one of significant technological leaps, as businesses prepare for the large-scale integration of advanced technologies. Here are the top technological trends that are taking the world by storm. Blockchain A blockchain, in its most basic form, is a shared, digital record that cannot be changed once a transaction has been recorded and confirmed. In other words, blockchain technology makes it nearly impossible to falsify a transaction. When you hear the term blockchain, the first thing that usually springs to mind is cryptocurrency; however, there is more…