News of Note—BT, TrustMe, MaxxSouth Broadband and more

news of note

> Security researcher Marcus Hutchins, who stopped the WannaCry virus, has been charged for creating the Kronos banking Trojan. New York Times article

> MaxxSouth Broadband finalized the upgrade of its network to provide up to 1 Gbps internet broadband services to all of Oxford and to Starkville's surrounding areas. Release

> The U.S. General Services Administration selected BT Federal as one of the companies eligible to bid on providing services under the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract. Release

> China’s moves to further tighten the country’s gated internet could raise costs, making it even more difficult for foreign companies to conduct business in the country. The Wall Street Journal article

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> Antony Abell of TrustMe says Blockchain systems improve security because they eliminate the vulnerability caused when an entity's data resides solely on one central server. ITProPortal article

> Open cloud company Platform9 announced a Cloud Partner Program. Release

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