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Stealthy startup Preempt Security scores $8 million Series A

Source: Tech News – Enterprise
Black gloved hand grabbing red password from field of white zeros and ones to illustrate credential stealing. Preempt Security, a startup still in stealth, came out of hiding today enough to announce an $8 million Series A round. Beyond that we know only a limited amount about what makes them worth such an investment. The round was led by General Catalyst with participation from Mickey Boodaei and Rakesh Loonkar, the founders of Trusteer, and Paul Sagan, the former CEO of Akamai Technologies.… Read MoreStealthy startup Preempt Security scores million Series A

Qualtrics adds former Google and Apple exec Kim Scott to the board to help pull in top Silicon Valley talent

Source: Tech News – Enterprise
Kim Scott Billion-dollar customer insight startup Qualtrics hopes to recruit top Silicon Valley talent to its home base in Utah as it continues to grow and part of that strategy involves adding professional tech coach Kim Scott to the board of directors. Qualtrics became one of a handful of new unicorns in the Beehive State last year and it continues to climb up and to the right. But it’s hard… Read MoreQualtrics adds former Google and Apple exec Kim Scott to the board to help pull in top Silicon Valley talent

Influencer marketing startup Captiv8 raises $2M

Source: Microsoft more
captiv8_TeamPhoto Captiv8 announced today that it has raised $2 million in seed funding.
Created by the founders of mobile ad exchange Mobclix, Captiv8 is one of a number of companies connecting marketers with influencers on social platforms like Instagram and Twitter.
However, the startup says it uses a technology- and data-driven approach, examining things like geography and demographics to predict which… Read More
Influencer marketing startup Captiv8 raises M

Red Hat continues cloud transformation with new OpenStack and Cloud Platform Suite products

Source: Tech News – Enterprise
Red Hat logo in their lobby. Red Hat made it clear a few years ago that it couldn’t rely on its Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) glory forever. It needed a path to transformation and it saw a way with OpenStack and the hybrid cloud.
Today it continued its steady march toward fulfilling that cloudy vision with the release of OpenStack Platform 8 and the Red Hat Cloud Suite. While RHEL remains a mainstay for the… Read MoreRed Hat continues cloud transformation with new OpenStack and Cloud Platform Suite products

Detecting Fraud

Source: SANS security tip
Review your bank, credit card and financial statements regularly to identify unauthorized activity. This is one of the most effective ways to quickly detect if your bank account, credit card or identity has been compromised.
Detecting Fraud

Microsoft’s Azure Container Service is now generally available

Source: Microsoft more
shipping containers, boxes Azure Container Service, Microsoft’s container scheduling and orchestration service for its Azure cloud computing service, is now generally available. The service, which allows its users to choose either Mesosphere’s Data Center Operating System (DC/OS) or Docker’s Swarm and Compose to deploy and orchestrate their containers, was first announced in September 2015 and hit… Read More
Microsoft’s Azure Container Service is now generally available

Unique Passwords

Source: SANS security tip
Make sure each of your accounts has a separate, unique password. Can’t remember all of your passwords/passphrases? Consider using a password manager to securely store all of them for you.
Unique Passwords