Tag Archives: infrastructure

Aging Infrastructure and the Delta Outage

Last week an outage at Delta grounded planes worldwide. There was no devastating hack attempt, and the servers at Delta’s data center weren’t melting in a huge fire. The Week spoke to Delta COO Gil West, who said, “Monday morning a critical power control module at our Technology Command Center malfunctioned, causing a surge to […]

2016 Cisco Midyear Security Report Released, the Key Takeaways

Ransomware is the most profitable malware type in history, and Cisco predicts that ransomware as a whole will become more sophisticated, destructive, and dangerous as time goes on. Attackers continue to innovate, and defenders are struggling to plug the holes in their networks. The 2016 Cisco Midyear Security report was released last week, and Cisco’s […]