Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Huawei hasn't yet fixed its security vulns, says UK's NCSC overseers

Not secure enough for UK.gov use either

Huawei has not showed British government overseers a “credible plan” for dealing with security shortcomings flaged in a report issued last year, the technical director of the National Cyber Security Centre has said.…


via The Register - Data Centre: Networks
http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/20/ncsc_huawei_lacks_credible_plan_fix_security_shortcomings/

All your ETL pipeline are belong to us: Google snaps up Alooma

Aloogle? Goolooma? Take your pick

Google has hoovered up data pipeline pusher Alooma for an undisclosed amount as the ad slinger continues its efforts to clamber up the cloud charts.…



via The Register - Data Centre: Cloud
http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/20/google_buys_alooma/

Cut open a tauntaun, this JEDI is frozen! US court halts lawsuit over biggest military cloud deal since the Death Star

Oracle's legal warship drops out of warp, on impulse power for now

A fierce legal battle over the Pentagon's $10bn Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud IT deal was put on ice by a judge Tuesday – after the Department of Defense (DoD) vowed to probe itself regarding the contract.…



via The Register - Data Centre: Cloud
http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/20/jedi_contract_on_hold/

New claim dogs Oracle: After $11m of sales, I was unfairly axed before next big deal – because I am a 64yo woman

Fresh harassment allegations hit biz that insists diversity numbers are trade secret

Oracle, facing US government charges that it discriminated against women by paying them less than male colleagues, has been sued yet again for gender and age discrimination by a former sales rep.…



via The Register - Data Centre: Cloud
http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/20/oracle_sales_rep_allegations/

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

US telcos' best pal – yes, the FCC – urged to dump its dodgy stats, crowd-source internet speeds direct from subscribers

Meanwhile: Commissioner celebrates forcing ISP to remove abusive content ban

A bipartisan group of US senators are trying to force the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to face up to the reality that its statistics for broadband speeds across America aren't worth squat.…


via The Register - Data Centre: Networks
http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/19/fcc_crowdsourcing_request/

Germany tells America to verpissen off over Huawei 5G cyber-Sicherheitsbedenken

Europeans can't find any evidence of Chinese spying

German is expected to snub US pressure to cut Huawei out of its next-generation 5G networks, rejecting claims that the Chinese manufacturer is a security risk.…


via The Register - Data Centre: Networks
http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/19/germany_huawei_5g_security/