Showing posts from January 14, 2015

Camera translations, instant translation and conversation mode in Google Translate.

The most exciting and encouraging when it comes to translation via mobile application, is the fact that, we are one step closer to turning your phone into a universal translator and to a world where language is no longer a barrier to discovering information or connecting with each other. Updates in Google Translateapp on Android and iOS, henceforth let you instantly translate text using your camera (navigate street signs for instance). Just point your camera at a sign or text and you’ll see the translated text overlaid on your screen (even if you don't have an Internet or data connection).

You can also simply tap the mic to start speaking in a selected language, then tap the mic again, and the Google Translate app will automatically recognize which of the two languages are being spoken. 

These updates will be coming to both Android and iOS, rolling out over the next few days.

*The instant translation currently works for translation from English to and from French, German, Italian,…

Disaster Recovery Services in our digital-driven world.

For those who unfamiliar, recalls that Disaster recovery services refer to services aimed at enabling data backup, recovery, and retrieval. 
In our environment where, data is the most important digital asset, these services can help enterprises in real-time to record critical business data files during the occurrence of cyberattacks; natural calamities such as floods, tornados, and hurricanes or during a sudden and unforeseen system failure.
With the rapid increase in the number of off-site workers and sales people working from their laptops, it is clear that, the need for disaster recovery services is rising. Virtualization of storage devices, mobility and the cloud computing will enhance the Global Disaster Recovery Services market. 
According to Research and Markets, one of the major challenges in the market is the high cost of deployment of disaster recovery infrastructure. Key Vendors include : CA Technologies Hewlett-Packard (HP) IBM SunGard Data Systems Verizon …

E-learning within government organizations, large companies and within enterprises.

The most exciting when it comes to this new form of learning through internet and other computer devices, is the flexibility and the productivity it procures anywhere and anytime.
E-learning is more and more widely accepted by both Academic and Non-academic sectors. Computer-based learning, internet-based learning, and web-based learning are inter alia, the forms of e-learning.
Users are more and more provided with cost-effective platforms, with rich media and graphic-based learning. 
Then employees have intuitive tools to improve their efficiency and productivity, anywhere and anytime with Tablets: more convenient than notebooks, high portable, ease of use, and with full control of the screen through a touch. 
Government organizations, large companies and enterprises are increasingly adopting SaaS-based e-learning solutions to increase efficiency and employee productivity. Key Vendors include : BlackboardAdobe SystemsOracle SAP

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows and multiple vulnerabilities in Flash Player.

Image recalls that, Microsoft has released eight updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. Some of these vulnerabilities could allow elevation of privilege, denial of service, remote code execution, or security feature bypass. We encourage users and administrators to review Microsoft Security Bulletins MS15-001 - MS15-008 and apply the necessary updates. When it comes to Adobe, they have released security updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Flash Player, one of which could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Users and administrators are encouraged to review Adobe Security Bulletin APSB15-01 and apply the necessary updates.

Google Domains beta continues to improve the product .

At the early stage of its development,Google Domains betahas released a new set of features. Major updates include: the search and suggestion experience; over 60 new domain name endings like .company, .florist and .coffee, added.
A simple dashboard is available to manage your domain, website and email settings, and more. Integration with Blogger is encouraging and improved integration with website builders can help you quickly view and compare themes and plans. The dynamic DNS helps you setup your domain and keep it pointing to the same computer even when the IP address changes.
* The beta is only available in the U.S. but you can sign up here to be notified when it is available in your country.

Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) in our emerging technologies-driven world.

Our economic and social environment is more and more shaped by the emerging technologies, the real needs for the end-to-end competitiveness and the high-level of challenges related to the security.
Despite, the high cost and the high initial investment of Next Generation Firewall (NGFW), this dispositive enabled by implementing security policies at the application level and protocol level of a networkcan inter alia:
Detect and block sophisticated attacks:
Provide a platform to network security policy enforcement and network traffic inspection;
Have the capabilities of the standard first generation firewall, which consists of packet filtering, NAT, VPN, and SPI;It integrates high quality of the IPS engine and signatures.
In our environment where Government organizations, large enterprises and enterprises are accelerating the adoption of virtualization, cloud computing, and enterprise mobility, encourages the adoption of the NGFW, critical for businesses to mitigate secu…