Tech News Recap for the Week of 10/30/17

If you had a busy week and need to catch up, here’s a tech news recap of articles you may have missed for the week of 10/30/2017!

What might happen with the Reaper botnet? How to decide on an SD-WAN solution. How big data won the World Series. The nasty future of ransomware and what’s coming next. VMware acquires VeloCloud and more top news this week you may have missed! Remember, to stay up-to-date on the latest tech news throughout the week, follow @GreenPagesIT on Twitter.

Tech News Recap


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  • How Cisco drives its industrial IoT business forward
  • Cisco unveils AI-powered voice assistant to schedule and manage meetings




  • Workloads are moving to the cloud, but also moving back on-premises
  • How the cloud is turning every business into a subscription business
  • How cloud will elevate data science teams
  • 4 reasons to consider cloud-hosted VDI for business continuity & desktop DR
  • Cloud computing: How to make the move without losing control
  • Validating cloud applications before going live


  • Report: UK’s NHS ignored patch warning months before WannaCry, leading to wide-scale devastation
  • Google expands its bug bounty program to include third-party Android apps
  • Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec: Cybersecurity at work is everyone’s responsibility
  • Fear the Reaper? Experts reassess the botnet‘s size and firepower
  • Malaysia data breach compromises 46.2 million mobile numbers
  • The nasty future of ransomware: Four ways the nightmare is about to get even worse
  • Malware-laden apps in Google Play store mine cyptocurrency from mobile victims, discovered by Trend Micro
  • Shark Tank’s Herjavec tells how to get one of 3.5 million cybersecurity jobs that will be open by 2021

Thanks for checking out our tech news recap!

By Jake Cryan, Digital Marketing Specialist

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