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Big tech players add zero-trust security into new data center solutions
Nvidia, Dell and VMware are partnering to install artificial intelligence and zero-trust security on data center servers, ZDNet reports. Nvidia and VMware announced this at the VMware Explore 2022 conference in San Francisco this week, saying the new data center platform is designed for artificial intelligence and data science. The package combines Dell’s PowerEdge servers with Nvidia BlueField-2 DPUs, GPUs and AI enterprise software optimized for VMware’s new vSphere 8 enterprise workload platform, which was also announced this week.
Microsoft says it has discovered a high-severity security bug in the TikTok Android app that could allow attackers to compromise user accounts with a single click. Successful exploitation required several issues to be chained together and there was no evidence of in-the-wild exploitation, but attackers could have leveraged the vulnerability to hijack an account without a user’s awareness if the user simply clicked a specially crafted link.
Work-from-home solutions to be highlighted at CEDIA Expo
Following up on an initial announcement of their partnership this spring, CEDIA Expo has officially announced the second annual IMCCA Work from Home Showcase at CEDIA Expo 2022. Through a collaboration with a tradeshow, the Interactive Multimedia & Collaborative Communications Alliance (IMCCA) will bring insights, subject matter experts, and interactive demonstrations to CEDIA Expo 2022, being held Sept. 29 – Oct. 1 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.
During CEDIA Expo 2022, IMCCA will showcase work-from-home (WFH) setups in mock home office demos. The interactive demonstrations at sponsors’ exhibits and in the IMCCA Work from Home Showcase, will focus on the emerging home office market segments, including lighting fixtures and lighting control, sound control solutions, video, and audio technology, collaboration software, and hardware and home office furniture.
HP unveils new hybrid work solutions
HP has announced new devices and solutions designed to help organizations continue their adoption of hybrid work policies, including a new HP Dragonfly Folio G3 laptop/tablet combination, the 34-inch All-in-One Desktop PC with support for dual video streams and camera switching, the HP Z32k G3 4K USB-C Display, a new 4K streaming webcam and enhancements to HP Proactive Insights for better IT management of HP devices.
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