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    SAS IT Newsletter Aug 17

    Welcome to the SASIT August newsletter

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    Why should you care about data privacy?
    Software expertise facilitates faster path to market - DTR customer story
    The next stage of virtualisation - Containers
    IBM Power systems support
    Co innovation and customer centricity
    Watson summit draws a large crowd

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    Another global ransomware attack – Petya

    Barely a month after the WannaCry ransomware virus made its presence felt around the world, today we learn of a new ransomware campaign known as Petya. This new virus is affecting computer networks using Microsoft Windows. It was first seen affecting systems in the Ukraine, but has quickly spread across other computer networks in Europe and further afield. In an advisory issued at 9:30 am this morning New Zealand’s government cyber safety Computer Emergency Response Team (Cert NZ) stated that they had no reports of Petya ransomware affecting New Zealanders.

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    SAS IT Newsletter June 17


    Welcome to the SASIT June newsletter

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    AWS summit - a full house
    Cloud wars
    Demand still strong for NZ data centre space
    NetApp introduces Hyper-converged
    SASIT customer satisfaction survey 2017 - findings
    Wow ... Just back up the bus
    Rubrik extends cloud data management capabilities 
    Insights from Microsoft’s Digital Transformation research – Asia Pacific 

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    WanaCry Ransomware attack – what can we learn?

    Wow, last weekend was a stressful one for many in that over 200,000 people, across 10,000 organisations, in over 150 countries found out what it feels like to be a victim of ransomware. Should we be surprised ? Not really;  security specialists have been pointing out for quite some time just how exposed we are. When we interviewed Peter Benson 3 months ago (Peter Benson 2017 security predictions) and asked him for his IT security predictions, he suggested that ransomware would grow by about 40  % in 2017 and more importantly he said we should expect a wider variety of ransomware. 

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    SAS IT Newsletter April 17


    Welcome to the SASIT April newsletter

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    The digital disrupters will win – even if they lose
    New faces
    Moving toward a digital future
    Infrastructure as code
    Business Continuity Planning – Bah humbug
    10 Surprising Facts About Larry Ellison
    9 Things that you might not know about IBM’s Watson
    IBMi 7.1 selected software withdrawal and support discontinuance

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    SAS IT Newsletter February 17

    Welcome to the SASIT February newsletter

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    How to seize the future without abandoning the past
    IT Security – Predictions for 2017
    'The end of cloud computing'
    SASIT Data centres – Cost effective local cloud
    The challenge of IBM i staffing - sorted!
    Why should “i” upgrade?

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