Intel Security releases ‘McAfee Labs Health Warning’ report

Intel Security has released its McAfee Labs Health Warning report, which assesses the marketplace for stolen medical records; compares it with the marketplace for stolen financial services data; identifies healthcare focused cybercrime-as-a-service trends; and profiles cybercrime targeting intellectual property in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Vintage tech: Intel 4004

Generally regarded as the first commercially available microprocessor, the Intel 4004 – released in 1971 – was a 4-bit central processing unit (CPU), which began retailing at a price of $60.

Genesys to acquire Interactive Intelligence

Genesys and Interactive Intelligence Group have recently announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Genesys will acquire Interactive Intelligence in a transaction valued at approximately $1.4 billion.

SUSE, Intel collaborate on HPC stack

SUSE has announced that Intel will distribute SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for High Performance Computing as an option for the recently introduced Intel HPC Orchestrator, an Intel-supported HPC system software stack.

Intel snaps up Nervana

Intel is buying deep-learning start-up Nervana Systems, in a deal that could help it make up for lost ground in the increasingly hot area of artificial intelligence.

Intel profit slides due to restructuring costs

Intel has reported that its profits dropped last quarter due to heavy costs from a restructuring announced in April, however, company sales were up fueled by the strong performance of the company’s data centre group.

Intel Security Innovation Alliance expands partner ecosystem

At Intel Security’s channel press summit – Ascend 2016, taking place in Mallorca, Spain, the company has announced the expansion of its extensive partner ecosystem through the Intel Security Innovation Alliance, welcoming 25 new partners and broadening its portfolio of tightly integrated security solutions.

The importance of security intelligence

The cybersecurity industry has come a long way from the time when anti-virus and firewall systems used to be the main tools for preventing and resolving data threats. Firosh Ummer, Managing Director, Paladion EMEA, explains why security intelligence is important.

Intel Security honours partners at ‘Channel Kick-Off’ event

Intel Security, recently held their Annual Channel Kick-Off for the Middle East at Fairmont, The Palm, Dubai. At the March 2nd event, which brought together 75 partners from 15 countries including Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait, Intel Security laid out the 2016 channel priorities, and recognised key partners for their contributions in 2015.


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