Advances in Deep Learning for Image Analysis

Cloudera Fast Forward Labs’ latest applied machine learning research report focuses on advancements in Deep Learning for Image Analysis. Research and commercial interest in deep learning has exploded in the last five years, driving remarkable advancements across applications including medical imaging, autonomous vehicles, news and media (including manipulation), and art.

Transfer Learning for Natural Language Processing (NLP)

Cloudera Fast Forward Labs’ latest applied machine learning research report is about boosting natural language processing (NLP) with transfer learning. Organizations large and small have volumes of valuable data stored as free-form text yet the scale of data combined with the complexities of language processing makes using it to drive insight and automation a challenge.

4 Straightforward Things Every SOC Should be Doing to Counter Phishing

A recent study found that 83 percent of global organizations experienced phishing attacks in 2018. And yet, as high as that number is, it feels low. End-users continually struggle to identify deceptive emails, and sinister senders are invariably modifying their bait to be even better at appearing legitimate and evading defense mechanisms. This all adds up to phishing being as optimal of a cybecrime tool as ever. So, where does that leave the security operations professional?


ChatOps and Using Hubot for Incident Response

ChatOps is a method for using tools to execute commands, surface alert context and take action directly through chat. You can align human workflows with application and infrastructure health, making it easier to communicate and fix problems from a single tool. DevOps and IT teams are using chatbots like Hubot to execute commands directly from chat tools like Slack or Microsoft Teams.

Kubernetes Master Class: Using Persistent Storage in Kubernetes and Project Longhorn

It’s often considered hard to use persistent storage correctly with Kubernetes. The concepts of Volume, PV, PVC, Storage Class; the implication of read-write-once vs read-write-many; the difference between Deployment vs StatefulSet are each obstacles for users to fully understand Kubernetes’s persistent storage.

The first Pay-as-You-Go design environment for accelerating integration projects

The integration landscape is changing. According to Gartner, “Two-thirds of all business leaders believe that their companies must pick up the pace of digital transformation to remain competitive.” One of the byproducts of this increasing pace is the desire to get results quickly. In a cloud-first world, that means expectations are changing for how products are trialed, procured, and billed. People expect things to be simpler, faster, and more intuitive.


2019 Hurricane Season: Solidify a Business Continuity Plan With a Mass Notification Solution

Summer is typically synonymous with beach days, outdoor barbecues and fulfilling weekend getaways. Unfortunately, the summer months aren’t only about enjoyable moments and exciting vacations. It’s also tropical storm season, with higher risks of destruction, community displacement and business operation disruption. With this potential for human and business peril, it’s important for organizations to implement a business continuity plan, equipped with a robust communication strategy.

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Three Cybersecurity Trends for 2019

From online banking, insuring cars, and shopping, we are almost totally reliant upon the internet to complete daily tasks and make our lives easier. However, as technological advancements give us greater convenience, increase productivity, and provide greater access to whole new swathes of entertainment, consumers and businesses alike leave themselves at risk of cyberattacks against which robust defenses must be in place.

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Migrating From On-Prem to GCP: Storage

An essential aspect of every migration to the cloud is storage. In some instances, migrating storage to the cloud is about copying and pasting. But problems can arise when the amount of data you need to move is too big or too sensitive, the transfer needs to be secure, or you need to have business continuity while migrating. In many enterprises, all these use cases apply. But there’s a solution to these problems enterprises face when migrating to Google Cloud Platform.