Tim Greene

Executive Editor

Tim Greene covers security and keeps an eye on Microsoft for Network World.


What is a private cloud? [ And some things that it's not ]

What is a private cloud? [ And some things that it's not ]

Here's a clear definition of private cloud that should help lift some of misconceptions about what private cloud is and is not, and reaffirm that private cloud is definitely not dead.

Cisco adds new capabilities to its IBN infrastructure

Cisco adds new capabilities to its IBN infrastructure

Cisco has advanced its intent-based networking gear so now it can both verify that networks are actually running according to the intentions set by admins and also so it can help to find and resolve network problems faster on both...

VMware embraces cloud during VMWorld, CEO Gelsinger says

VMware embraces cloud during VMWorld, CEO Gelsinger says

VMware is rolling out services worldwide in the AWS cloud over the next 15 months, starting in the U.S.

Network vulnerability analysis 101: Free online training

Network vulnerability analysis 101: Free online training

Learn how to discover and shore up weaknesses in your enterprise network.

Jet Propulsion Lab's IT CTO tells enterprises how to network IoT

The internet of things combined with cloud computing is the platform for innovation that is used by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and that should be used by enterprises, but it means setting up the right network infrastructure, say...

SQL Server 2017 on Linux boosts efficiency for analytics firm

SQL Server 2017 on Linux boosts efficiency for analytics firm

Financial analyticis firm dvo1 gains SQL Server benefits while continuing its use of Linux servers with its early use of SQL Server 2017 in its network.

What to do about WannaCry if you’re infected or if you’re not

What to do about WannaCry if you’re infected or if you’re not

Tips on protecting computers against WannaCry and remediating ones already infected.

England hospitals hit by coordinated ransomware attack

England hospitals hit by coordinated ransomware attack

Hospitals across England have fallen victim to what appears to be a coordinated ransomware attack that has affected facilities diverting patients to hospitals not hit by the malware.

Another IoT botnet with pieces of Mirai embedded can do DDoS from 100k devices

Another IoT botnet with pieces of Mirai embedded can do DDoS from 100k devices

Bot-herding software called Persirai, which incorporates pieces of the Mirai botnet code, can commandeer significant chunks of a known 150,000 IP cameras that are vulnerable to Mirai and use them to fire off distributed...

Check Point boosts cloud-security education to help IT security pros stay relevant

Check Point boosts cloud-security education to help IT security pros stay relevant

Check Point is investing heavily in educating IT pros about the cloud, not only to promote their own cloud security products but to give potential customers the skills they’ll need to keep their jobs as their employers move more and...

Cloud security startup RedLock automates public-cloud protection

Cloud security startup RedLock automates public-cloud protection

Cloud security startup RedLock comes out of stealth mode today with a service that helps defend business resources that reside in pubic clouds, gives customers visibility into how these resources are being used and stores records of...

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