Microsoft Office 365 tackles management with StaffHub

Microsoft is making a strong push toward building tools for human capital management (HCM). Perhaps best considered a replacement for older-generation human resources tools like PeopleSoft, HCM blends traditional HR features with new analytics tooling to help organizations understand more about their employees. The Office Graph (as shown in Office 365’s Delve), for understanding social networks […] Read more »

Q&A: SnapLogic tackles app integration in cloud era

Gaurav Dhillon knows a thing or two about integration. In his twenties, he co-founded Informatica and helped thousands of enterprises deal with the challenges of application and data integration in the client-server world. Now, as CEO of San Mateo, California-based SnapLogic, Dhillon is tackling the integration challenges IT shops face in the new world of […] Read more »

IBM tackles ‘shadow IT’ with a new cloud security tool for enterprises

If there’s one thing that can strike terror into a CIO’s heart, it’s the security implications of the cloud; if there’s another, it’s the “bring your own” technology trend. Combine the two, and you’ve got the motivation behind IBM’s new Cloud Security Enforcer. Thanks to having set up used a private email server while U.S. […] Read more »

Yahoo tackles large ‘malvertising’ campaign in its ad network

Yahoo said Monday it had removed malware from its advertising network, after malicious code there had gone undetected for at least six days. Security researchers at Malwarebytes said they discovered malicious ads planted in Yahoo’s network on Sunday and alerted Yahoo. The malware attack had been underway since last Tuesday, wrote Jerome Segura, a senior […] Read more »