This week on Cloud News Review
According to the Verge, Twitter is advising all 330 million users to change their passwords after a bug exposed them in plain text. Twitter’s investigation has found no evidence of a breach or misuse of the passwords, but they recommend the password change as a precaution. In order to prevent possible breaches of this kind, password security is always recommended.
A recent article discusses where Skype for Business stands with corporations today since its inception. Microsoft has provided Skype for Business to General Electric and their 220,000 employees in late 2017 and has reported over 5.5 million meeting minutes a day. According to a Forrester survey comprising over six thousand IT workers, 28% said they use Skype for Business for conferencing, compared with 21 percent for Cisco’s products.
People are getting excited for Gmail’s new “Confidential Mode” to provide a new secure way to send emails. With Confidential Mode, you can send an email to a recipient and put a certain amount of time that it will be available to be read. After that time period, it will no longer be able to be read by the recipient. Messages marked as confidential also cannot be copied, forwarded, printed, nor downloaded for extra security.
Many experts believe that autonomous vehicles will be ready to use in Australian roadways by 2020. The anticipated roll-out is said to improve driver safety, traffic flow, and pollution with a high awareness to road ways than ever before. While more tests still need to be done, those experts say that this will be all relying on the cloud interface for connectivity.
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