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The Ransom Disclosure Act Proposed — Gives 48 Hours to Report Ransom Payments

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The Ransom Disclosure Act proposed by Senator Elizabeth Warren and U.S. Representative Deborah Ross would require the victims of ransomware attacks to report payments to their hackers within 48 hours. Futurum analysts Shelly Kramer and Fred McClimans explore the proposed act as part of the Futurum Tech Webcast, Cybersecurity Shorts series, along with an exploration of the current state of ransomware threats, and insights on why this proposed act would provide an assist to the Department of Homeland Security as it seeks a deeper understanding of the ransomware threat landscape.

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VMware Announces Security Innovations on Zero Trust Architecture

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Futurum Research lead analyst Shelly Kramer covers VMware’s VMworld 2021 announcements including an overview of Zero Trust architecture-based security innovations, VMware’s Carbon Black cloud offering designed to target ransomware, a disaster recovery as a service solution, and a solution that is designed to afford protection for the hybrid workplace that is our new reality.

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Zoom’s Zoomtopia 2021 — Zoom is Not Playing When it Comes to Conferences, Events, Contact Center and Leveling Up Collaboration Offerings

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Futurum lead analyst Shelly Kramer breaks down the announcements from Zoom’s Zoomtopia 2021 event where it’s clear that Zoom is not playing when it comes to conferences, events, the contact center, and leveling up collaboration offerings to meet the needs of the hybrid workplace.

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Zoom Adds $30 Million to its Investment in Neat, Video Device Vendor

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Futurum’s lead analyst Shelly Kramer covers Zoom’s investment of an additional $30M in the video device and as-a-Service hardware offerings company. Zoom and Neat continue to ride the hybrid workplace trend that is clearly here to stay, and this move not only puts other Zoom hardware partners on notice, it provides a hedge against other providers’ vertical stacks.

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HPE Awarded $2B NSA Contract to Deliver HPC as-a-Service Through HPE GreenLake

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Futurum Research analysts Steven Dickens and Shelly Kramer unpack the news coming out of HPE on the company’s selection by the NSA for an HPC as-a-Service offering based on HPE GreenLake, why this is attractive in instances where security dictates an on-prem deployment, along with thoughts on what’s ahead for the industry as a whole.

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Amazon Announces Career Day, a Massive Recruiting Event — Seeking to Fill 40K+ Corporate and Tech Jobs in the U.S.

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Futurum analysts Daniel Newman and Shelly Kramer cover Amazon Career Day, a massive recruiting event designed to offer job opportunities, career coaching and mentoring, and coding training to both current employees and new job seekers. In what the company bills as the largest recruiting event ever, the company seeks to fill some 40K corporate and tech jobs at some 220+ locations throughout the U.S. and an additional 15K plus positions worldwide. More information on the September 15th event, including how to participate, is provided.