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July 10, 2020

Industry News: July 6-10 – Microsoft’s VM Forensics, Tech Priorities in the New Normal and IT Cybersecurity Myths

Ann Carpenter

Every week we highlight cloud computing and technology news of interest. This week we’re covering Microsoft and virtual machine forensics in the cloud, how important digital transformation is to post-pandemic success, the FinOps Foundation’s new collaboration and the myths behind IT cybersecurity failures.

Let’s get started…

Detecting harmful software lurking in memory on cloud infrastructure isn’t an easy task. ZDNet reports that Microsoft is hoping to help by launching Project Freta. Learn more about how Microsoft is applying virtual-machine forensics to the cloud here.

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit – many organizations had to hit pause on their technology priorities and start from scratch. So what’s next? CIO Dive takes a look at the need to embrace digital transformation and what needs to be done to succeed going forward. Read more here.

As Data Center Knowledge explains, the FinOps Foundation is joining the Linux Foundation. Dive into this collaboration and what it means for greater education on the benefits of FinOps as well as the potential for more open source tools here.

While technology is constantly advancing, ITPro Today notes that IT cybersecurity hasn’t been as quick to evolve – and people are quick to point fingers. Take a look at their article which breaks down the myths behind cybersecurity failures here.

About Ann Carpenter

Ann is the head of demand generation and blogger at Navisite with more than 10 years of experience working, writing and developing content for technology companies while living in the U.S. and in countries around the world. She currently lives in Atlanta, Ga., with her husband and newborn son.