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CTO Thoughts on the HP-Aruba Acquisition:

This morning HP silenced the rumors and announced its acquisition of wireless provider Aruba Networks for $2.7 Billion.  

That’s a hefty price tag and potentially a big change in the industry.  Certainly one that has everybody talking this morning.

 I’ve been following Aruba’s shopping out for a while, and I have some thoughts about how this may play out.

 

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By now many of you have become familiar with a new IT systems vulnerability nicknamed "Shellshock".

With the wave of systems breaches and vulnerability exploits making the headlines during the past 9 months, it is understandable that there is concern about what the Shellshock vulnerability might mean to your IT systems. We wanted to give you our update on this latest vulnerability and what we are seeing so far.

(Updated with Citrix info 10/13)

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The world of malware has coughed up a new and nasty threat to your valuable data: holding it hostage and ransoming it.

Don’t believe it? Meet Cryptolocker a member of the malware clan that ransoms your hard drive data.

 

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To our valued customers,

Part of our strategy at ALI is to inform you of critical and potentially meaningful events as they directly relate to your systems and infrastructure. Below are direct details going through each aspect of the HeartBleed bug and what we’re doing for our clients who are potentially vulnerable.

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Security breaches happen – to just about every organization. That’s an ugly truth.  Unfortunately, data security breaches are becoming an increasingly routine occurrence. Yet, the majority of these breaches don’t come from outside hackers and malware – they come from poor security practices that are very avoidable.